23 November 2014 Last updated at 12:12

Gordon Brown 'to stand down' as MPFormer Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaks at a campaign event in favour of the union in Clydebank, Scotland, September 16

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.


Sad manCall for mental health investment

The Royal College of Nursing highlights a drop in the number of specialist mental health nurses in Scotland and calls for more investment.

Eilidh Child won a Commonwealth Games silver medalChild is Scotland's Athlete of 2014

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