Scotland has a colleges sector to be proud of. Thanks to the hard work of those who work in further education, more students are achieving recognised qualifications and are going on to further study, training or work.
Women make up 51 per cent of our population, but they are under-represented in decision-making positions across Scotland, including in the boardroom.
This week marks the start of LGBT History Month. The annual celebration across Scotland recognises the contribution lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have made to our society, and raises awareness of the history of the LGBT rights movement.
This week a report from the World Economic Forum found that most of the top ten most inclusive economies in the world are small European countries. In contrast, the UK was 21st.
Scotland’s health service turns 70 this year. We’re proud of our NHS, and all that it has achieved. Of course, none of its many successes would be possible without the hardworking doctors, nurses and other staff that work in it.
Five years ago former Prime Minister David Cameron delivered one of the most significant and fateful political speeches in the UK’s recent history.
Scotland has over 790 islands and more than 10,000 miles of coastline. Our islands are home to stunning scenery, world-famous whisky distilleries, and fantastic musical and cultural festivals.
Scotland is one of the strongest economies in the world – with advantages and resources few nations can match.
Ben Bradley, the newly appointed Tory vice-chairman, found himself in a spot of bother this past week as a series of right-wing blog posts he had written before becoming a MP resurfaced.