World’s omega-3 shortage affects farmed salmon.
New research is looking at obtaining precious omega-3 from GM crops – just as the Scottish government announced a ban.
Britain’s nuclear deterrent is attached to four Vanguard-class submarines.
Splits over Trident can create stalemate between the UK's forces, but the public needs to debate renewing the deterrent before time runs out.
Justice could become more accessible for Scottish child-abuse victims.
At last, one of the biggest obstacles to suing the perpetrators of historic child abuse could be on the way out.
Oil workers are among those whose tax bills could get complicated.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.
Would you please tell me when my light turns green?
Tough Tory manifesto commitments and hatred of wind farms from the right will make it hard for the new government to meet its EU renewables commitments. Scotland might be able to help.
The ancient universities fear for their autonomy.
Scotland's four ancient universities have come out against government proposals to reform the sector. Here the university principal behind the proposals defends his thinking.
There’s no wall of welfare cash heading north of the border.
The “vow” that the main UK party leaders made to boost the powers of the Scottish parliament in the days before the independence referendum started a sequence of events that will see welfare benefits vary…
Scottish voters are still in the dark about key health and research issues.
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With September 18 drawing nearer, the people of Scotland still lack answers about how independence will affect a number of institutions, policies and their everyday lives. It is crucial to uncover what…
We should beware removing the ancient corroboration rule
The recent decision by the Scottish Parliament to scrap the need for corroboration in criminal trials is designed to solve a longstanding problem: there is a low rate of convictions in rape cases and…