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Nicola Sturgeon has been sworn in as First Minister at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
She is Scotland's fifth First Minister and the first woman to hold the post.
"My pledge today to every citizen of our country is simple but it is heartfelt.
"I will be First Minister for all of Scotland."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Scotland’s drink drive limit is being lowered on Friday December 5, 2014.
The new limit is 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.
“Today we have seen Scotland lead the way across the UK in driving home the message, it is never safe to drink and drive.”
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill
On September 19, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that Lord Smith of Kelvin had agreed to oversee the process to take forward the devolution commitments on further powers for the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Government has submitted the proposals it would want to see.
"I firmly believe that Scotland should be an independent country. However, I accept the result of the referendum and acknowledge that independence will not be the result of the Smith Commission process."
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Nearly 5,000 people have died and over 10,000 have been infected by the Ebola virus. The outbreak is not only a health crisis, but also a humanitarian crisis with global dimensions.
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched a Crisis Appeal in Scotland.
“Organisations are scaling up their aid efforts in West Africa where they have already helped over 2.5 million people affected by the Ebola crisis."
Kathy Galloway, DEC Ebola Appeal Chair in Scotland
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A referendum on independence was held on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Page updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014