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Kezia Dugdale to appear on ‘I’m a Celebrity’

Kezia Dugdale to appear on ‘I’m a Celebrity’

Kezia Dugdale is set to take part in the ITV show I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here according to a number of reports. The Ex-Labour leader is set to fly out to Australia this weekend following a shock, last minute call-up. She will join the likes...

Scotsman, 17 min. ago
 
Former Scottish Labour leaders offer sage advice to new party head after downbeat campaign

Former Scottish Labour leaders offer sage advice to new party head after downbeat campaign

Scottish Labour will elect their ninth leader since devolution today after a downbeat campaign marked by more party turmoil. Left-winger Richard Leonard is the favourite to win the contest and take over from Kezia Dugdale, who sensationally quit in...

Daily Record, today, 06:29
 
Timothy Egan: Why fake news triumphed in America

Timothy Egan: Why fake news triumphed in America

The US is now a country where people live in social media bubbles that only reinforce their worldview, writes Timothy Egan. It would be much easier to sleep at night if you could believe that we’re in such a mess of misinformation simply because...

Scotsman, today, 06:23
 
EU leaders demand more money before continuing Brexit talks

EU leaders demand more money before continuing Brexit talks

Theresa May has been told she must put more money on the table by the start of next month if the European Union is to agree to move Brexit trade talks to the second phase of negotiations. Theresa May has been told she must put more money on the table...

Scotsman, yesterday, 22:08
 
Brexit divorce bill: Reality Check asks what's happening

Brexit divorce bill: Reality Check asks what's happening

We need to talk about the Brexit divorce bill, known officially as the financial settlement. Until "sufficient progress" is made in deciding how it should be calculated, Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK won't move on to discuss...

BBC, yesterday, 17:32
 
Dawn Butler: Austerity 'hits ethnic minority women hardest'

Dawn Butler: Austerity 'hits ethnic minority women hardest'

Austerity has hit ethnic minority women hardest, Labour's shadow minister for women and equalities has said. Dawn Butler called on the Chancellor to publish an equality impact assessment of the Budget, ahead of his speech next Wednesday. The Brent...

BBC, yesterday, 17:13
 

The Week Unwrapped 44: Saudi intrigue, transgender politics, and the new Vogue

Olly Mann joins The Week's Felicity Capon, Jamie Timson and Arion McNicoll to debate what matters from the past seven days. And you can subscribe to The Week Unwrapped on iTunes, SoundCloud or wherever you get your podcasts. It is produced by Matt...

The Week, yesterday, 16:04
 
Brexit: EU gives May two weeks to act on divorce bill and Ireland

Brexit: EU gives May two weeks to act on divorce bill and Ireland

Theresa May has been told she has two weeks to put more money on the table if the EU is to agree to begin Brexit trade talks before the end of the year. EU Council President Donald Tusk said he was "ready" to move onto the next phase of...

BBC, yesterday, 15:47
 
Nicola Sturgeon writes to family of Shaun Woodburn

Nicola Sturgeon writes to family of Shaun Woodburn

Nicola Sturgeon has offered her condolences to the family of Shaun Woodburn amid a campaign for an appeal against his killer’s sentence. READ MORE - First Minister urged to face parents of Shaun Woodburn A 17-year-old male, who cannot be named for...

Scotsman, yesterday, 12:52
 
Holyrood calls for consent amendment in EU withdrawal bill

Holyrood calls for consent amendment in EU withdrawal bill

The EU Withdrawal Bill should be amended so that UK ministers cannot legislate in devolved areas without the consent of the Scottish Government, MSPs have said. READ MORE - Alex Salmond’s show on Kremlin-backed TV stokes controversy Holyrood’s...

Scotsman, yesterday, 12:27
 
Scotland to avoid recession amid falling economic growth

Scotland to avoid recession amid falling economic growth

Economic growth in Scotland is projected to fall slightly next year, but the country is expected to avoid recession amid uncertainty over Brexit, a new report has found. READ MORE - Alex Salmond’s show on Kremlin-backed TV stokes controversy The...

Scotsman, yesterday, 12:27
 
Young Scots are not troublemakers

Young Scots are not "troublemakers"

Young Scots today are unlikely to cause trouble in their local neighbourhood and their behaviour is no worse than 30 years ago, a report into public attitudes has found. But the modern generation of youngsters lack "communication skills" and...

Scotsman, yesterday, 10:55
 

Ruth Davidson wants more women MPs

Ruth Davidson has called for political parties to do more to promote women – and admitted the Tories are “behind the curve” on the issue. The Scottish Conservative leader has also warned that the sexual harassment scandal of the past few weeks could...

Scotsman, yesterday, 10:42
 
Ruth Davidson crowned Scotland’s Politician of the Year once again

Ruth Davidson crowned Scotland’s Politician of the Year once again

Ruth Davidson has been crowned as Scotland’s Politician of the Year for the second year in a row. READ MORE - Alex Salmond’s show on Kremlin-backed TV stokes controversy The Scottish Conservative leader became the first Tory to win the honour last...

Scotsman, yesterday, 10:08
 

Alex Rowley hid stalking allegations involving an ex-partner from his Labour colleagues it is revealed

A bombshell letter released by the Labour last night showed Alex Rowley kept the party in the dark over “stalking” allegations involving an ex-partner. The Mid Scotland and Fife MSP stepped aside as the party’s acting leader on Wednesday before being...

Daily Record, yesterday, 09:35
 


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