Scot Gov urged to ‘rural proof’ policy amid comms concerns – Scottish Farmer

Has Scottish Parliament become obsessed with banning things? – Glasgow Times

The Greens are embarrassing the SNP – The Spectator

High taxes hampering growth of North-east companies, according to new report – Aberdeen Business News

More than half of Scottish councils see rise in sewage dumps – STV News

Blyth Spirit: home truths about Scottish secession – ThinkScotland

The sheer opportunism and hypocrisy of the SNP on the EEC/EU – Stephen Bailey

Greens insist road user charging ‘absolutely inevitable’ for Scottish motorists – MSN

Shock findings of violence in Borders schools – The Southern Reporter