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Corbyn: Jungle-bound Kezia Dugdale shouldn’t be suspended

Corbyn: Jungle-bound Kezia Dugdale shouldn’t be suspended

Jeremy Corbyn has contradicted newly crowned Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard after saying that Kezia Dugdale shouldn’t be suspended from the party over her upcoming appearance on reality show “I’m a Celebrity get me out of here.” Mr Leonard,...

20 min. ago in Politics
 
AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64, the band has announced. A statement on the band’s website said: “Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. “Malcolm, along with...

today, 14:31 in Lifestyle
 
Kezia Dugdale ‘may be suspended’ over I’m a Celeb admits new Labour leader

Kezia Dugdale ‘may be suspended’ over I’m a Celeb admits new Labour leader

Labour MSPs will consider if Kezia Dugdale should be suspended for her decision to appear on the reality TV show I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, the party’s new Scottish leader said. Richard Leonard was elected to succeed Ms Dugdale as the new...

today, 14:20 in Politics
 
Millions on National Living Wage could lose £5,000 - Corbyn

Millions on National Living Wage could lose £5,000 - Corbyn

Millions of low-paid workers will fare far worse than expected under the National Living Wage (NLW) due to sluggish pay rises across the economy, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is claiming. He will tell his party’s eastern regional conference on Saturday...

today, 14:01 in Politics
 
Richard Leonard pledges ‘real change’ in Scottish Labour

Richard Leonard pledges ‘real change’ in Scottish Labour

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has said his election sends a “message of real change”. The left winger became the fourth person to hold the post in the last three years after defeating rival candidate Anas Sarwar. Mr Leonard, who only...

today, 12:39 in Politics
 
Thousands take to streets in final push to remove Mugabe

Thousands take to streets in final push to remove Mugabe

Thousands of people are marching in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare to demand the removal of Robert Mugabe from power after nearly four decades. The euphoric crowds, including people of all races, hope the turnout will speed up the official end of Mr...

today, 11:15 in Politics
 

Brexit: EU ‘threatens to hold back £5bn rebate’ as talks deadline set

The European Union is reportedly threatening to hold back Britain’s final £5 billion rebate payment from Brussels as part of negotiations over the so-called Brexit “divorce” bill. European Council president Donald Tusk has set a deadline of the start...

today, 11:08 in Politics
 
UK state pensions ‘must be overhauled’ says think tank

UK state pensions ‘must be overhauled’ says think tank

Politicians have been urged to show “moral and political” leadership by overhauling the current “unsustainable” UK state pension scheme. A report by the Reform Scotland think-tank said population projections, which show a significant increase in the...

today, 11:08 in Politics
 
Theatre review: Cabaret | Kind Stranger | Love and Information

Theatre review: Cabaret | Kind Stranger | Love and Information

WHEN Rufus Norris’s production of Cabaret first opened in London in 2012, it caused something of a sensation. Not only did it star Pop Idol celebrity Will Young in the key role of the master of ceremonies, famously played by Joel Gray in Bob Fosse’s...

today, 09:40 in Lifestyle
 
Music review: BBC SSO

Music review: BBC SSO

IF EVER there was proof that putting the right person in front of an orchestra can make all the difference, this was it. Over recent months, the BBC SSO has too often sounded second rate. On Thursday, under its former chief conductor, now principal...

today, 09:40 in Lifestyle
 
Music review: Blondie

Music review: Blondie

BLONDIE were – and still are to some degree – the band who brought the musical tribes of their native New York together. They were the most successful crossover band from the CBGB punk scene – drummer Clem Burke still wears the Manhattan East Village...

today, 09:40 in Lifestyle
 
Music review: Alice Cooper

Music review: Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper basically invented the concept of theatrical rock. Now aged 69, polite society’s former bête noire still delivers a spryly camp-driven horror show. In true Frank N Furter style, he performed Feed My Frankenstein in a blood-spattered...

today, 09:40 in Lifestyle
 
Scottish Labour to announce new leader

Scottish Labour to announce new leader

The new leader of Scottish Labour will be announced at an event in Glasgow. Party health spokesman and Glasgow MSP Anas Sarwar has been vying with left-wing Central Scotland MSP Richard Leonard for the top job. Voting in the leadership contest, which...

today, 09:40 in Politics
 
War veteran devastated after Remembrance Sunday snub

War veteran devastated after Remembrance Sunday snub

A war veteran was left devastated after being snubbed on Remembrance Sunday when trying to lay a wreath. Renowned charity fundraiser Tom Gilzean, 97, expected to lay his wreath at the Stone of Remembrance at the annual remembrance ceremony at the City...

today, 09:19 in Politics
 
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...

today, 08:24 in Politics
 


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