Tuesday, December 10, 2019

BRITAIN'S last elected Communist has retired after more than 40 years of flying the red flag for Karl Marx. Willie Clarke, 80, was first elected...

By Oliver Farrimond THE ARCHITECT of Scotland's Freedom of Information laws has called on the Scottish government to start properly exercising its powers. Lord Wallace of...

By Rory Reynolds THE National Galleries of Scotland is under pressure to display controversial artist Jack Vettriano’s work after he was honoured as this year’s...

By Oliver Farrimond TRADE unions have staged a dramatic mock funeral outside the Scottish Parliament in protest over mounting job losses. Scores of angry demonstrators, dressed...

By Oliver Farrimond UNDER-FIRE Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill came out guns blazing yesterday at the launch of a new crackdown on organised crime. Vowing to thwart...

By Cara Sulieman SCOTLAND’S councils owe more than £9 billion between them according to new research, with only two local authorities not in debt. Combined with...

by PAUL THORNTON A split in the Government’s Intelligence and Security Committee has emerged– days after its chairman called for troops to be pulled from...

By Rory Reynolds FAMILIES of servicemen and woman who lost their lives fighting in Iraq have demanded they be allowed to meet former Prime Minister Tony Blair “face-to-face”...

By Michael MacLeod OBESITY warnings should be stitched onto the labels of large clothes according to a Scots surgeon. Chubby shoppers could get more than...

Green Councillors have called for a "Living Rent" in the wake of soaring private rents.   Green councillor Steve Burgess, urged city leader Andrew Burns to...

By ALEXANDER LAWRIE IT WAS trumpeted as a key weapon in the battle to attract visitors to this year’s Scottish Homecoming. But official figures reveal that...

By Shaun Milne THE FORMER head of the British Army has been branded a “Tory stooge” after it emerged he stands to become a junior...

By Oliver Farrimond NEW homes for Scotland’s war veterans were officially unveiled in Edinburgh yesterday by Housing and Communities Minister Alex Neil. The development features nine...

By Martin Graham SINGER Edwyn Collins is caught up in a row with the BNP over the illegal use of a song on a party...

By Oliver Farrimond THE BATTLE to save hundreds of jobs at one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries entered was stepped up tonight as MSPs backed by...

By Christine Lavelle UNIVERSITIES in Scotland are cashing in China’s “crucial” student population to bolster the country’s educational sector. Education Secretary Mike Russell said China has...

BRITAIN’S last elected communist has achieved something Gordon Brown has not - the Freedom of Fife. Willie Clarke retired last month as a Fife Councillor,...

  by SHAUN MILNE BREAKING NEWS: LOCKERBIE bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi has been freed by the Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill. The announcement came at a...

By Andrea McCallum A NEW agreement between Westminster and Holyrood could see air rifles being banned from Scotland’s streets. Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy secured the deal,...

By Rory Reynolds THE SCOTTISH Parliament is among the least energy efficient buildings in the UK, according to an industry expert. Administrators of the £414million building...
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