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Drink driving - Don't risk it!
“It doesn’t matter whether you’re just over the limit or well over the limit – you’re a drunk driver. There really is no excuse. Our message is clear, if you intend to drink or have been drinking - leave the car. Don’t risk it.”
Superintendent Iain Murray, Head of Road Policing at Police Scotland
Your Guide to an Independent Scotland is the most comprehensive blueprint for an independent country that has ever been produced.
The referendum will be held on 18 September 2014.
"It is a prospectus for the kind of country we should be and which this Government believes we can be."
First Minister Alex Salmond
A specially commissioned artwork by Peter Howson will grace the front of the First Minister’s 2013 charity Christmas card.
The artwork, which shows Artaban following the star to the holy town, will feature on the latest in a series of charity Christmas cards that have raised more than £148,000 for good causes through sales of the original paintings and limited edition prints.
"It tells the tale of a Persian scholar who, delayed by helping the vulnerable, follows the star to Bethlehem but arrives just too late to herald the birth of the Christ child."
Late on Friday November 29 a Police Scotland helicopter crashed into the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub in the centre of Glasgow.
Nine people have been confirmed as dead and many others injured.
“Tragedies do not define people, cities or countries. They are defined by how we respond, how we endure and how we recover. We have responded, we endure and Glasgow and Scotland will recover.”
A referendum on independence will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Page updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013