Creativity and courage: Scottish women’s art

The exhibition on modern Scottish women artists at Modern 2 Edinburgh opens our eyes to a huge range of technique, subject – and genius – by these talented women over 80 years to 1965 and leaves us asking for more. The women had to overcome personal and institutional obstacles to their work which we celebrate here.

Presumption against prison – a game changer

The Scottish Government under the SNP is clear about its ultimate goal but sometimes confused about what are the best policies – and the powers to use. Women for Independence have proposed taking prison off the menu in the lower courts and won strong backing. Will ministers seize this clear game changer?