Douglas Alexander deletes "dirty tricks" Tweet

The Scottish National Party commented on reports that Labour candidate for Renfrewshire South and Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has deleted his tweet promoting a false story in the Daily Telegraph that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the French Ambassador she preferred David Cam

Nicola launches Pensioners Plan

Pensioners’ rights are important – that is why Nicola Sturgeon has launched the SNP’s Pensioners Plan – showing how a strong team of SNP MPs will protect the interests of Scotland’s older people.

SNP welcome another strong poll showing

The SNP is today welcoming another strong poll result showing the momentum in the campaign remains behind the SNP – while Labour support continues to lag far behind.

Sturgeon launches pensioners plan

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will today launch the SNP’s Pensioners Plan - setting out how a strong team of SNP MPs will protect the interests of Scotland’s older people.

Meeting older voters at a care home in East Dunbartonshire, the First Minister will announce a range of policies the SNP will push for to deliver a better deal for pensioners, including:

Hosie: SNP MPs to stand up for fairer future

Joining families in Camperdown Park in Dundee, SNP Depute Leader Stewart Hosie has today underlined the need to vote SNP to make Scotland’s voice heard at Westminster – and secure a fairer future for families across the UK.

Stewart Hosie said:

Poll showing rising SNP support adds to momentum

A new poll in today’s Sunday Times has shown growing support for the SNP as backing for Labour has fallen further.

Another poll shows Nicola Sturgeon won debate

A new poll by Opinium for the Observer gives further confirmation that SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon came out on top in the ITV Leaders' Debate.

The UK-wide poll found that 20 per cent of respondents believe that Nicola Sturgeon won the debate, compared to 17 per cent who believe David Cameron won and 15 per cent who believe Ed Miliband won.

Anti-nuclear campaigners must "seize the moment"

Addressing the annual CND Scotland Scrap Trident rally in Glasgow today (Saturday) Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urged people across the UK to seize the moment of the Westminster election to block the renewal of Trident nuclear weapons.

Miliband under fire over austerity plans

Reports in today's Times that Ed Miliband is coming under pressure from Labour politicians over his stance on austerity following the Leaders' debate shows why a strong team of SNP MPs are needed to put backbone into Labour.

Sturgeon: Inquiry needed into false claims

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today (Sat) said she will be writing to the head of the UK Civil Service, Sir Jeremy Heywood, following the publication of details of a UK Government memo on her recent meeting with the French Ambassador

The First Minister said: