The SNP will take an independence road show around the north of Scotland this summer with town hall meetings in Portree, Dingwall and Ullapool.
A claim UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn supports Scottish independence has been dismissed as nonsense.
Several north-east politicians have rallied behind the WASPI campaign for a resolution to their ongoing battle for their pensions.
New Moray MP Douglas Ross is being urged to take a stand against the UK Government in support of women affected by accelerated increases to their state pension age.
The SNP has thrown down the gauntlet to the UK Government, offering a "way out" of the controversy over the accelerated timetable for increases in women's state pension age.
Britain's youngest MP Mhairi Black has revealed she might not want to be leader of the SNP.
The SNP leadership has signalled it is in no hurry to call for a second independence referendum - and will not do so until it believes it can win.
The maiden speech by the youngest MP in the House of Commons, the SNP's Mhairi Black, has reached more than 6.5million views.
The youngest elected MP in history has bagged a first class politics degree.