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Politics

Margaret Lynch

Citizens Advice Scotland CEO was suspended amid finance row

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Swinney: Labour claims Scottish Government will cut £2.2bn from public services are ‘a work of fiction’

Swinney: claims Scottish Government will drain £2.2bn from public services are ‘work of fiction’

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Good to talk: Cameron shares telephone call with Sturgeon on tax powers but deadlock remains unbroken

Cameron talks to Sturgeon on tax powers but fails to break deadlock

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MPs' pay rise higher than public sector wages cap

MPs' pay rise higher than public sector wages cap

.Kenny MacAskill is the latest high-profile figure to say that short term prison sentences should be scrapped

MacAskill backs calls to scrap jail sentences under one year

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Row over Trident deepens as Labour stalwarts round on Thornberry

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Prime Minister David Cameron

SNP accuse Cameron of stalling over women’s rights.

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Sturgeon pledges to take tough decisions to make NHS 'fit for future'

Sturgeon pledges to take tough decisions to make NHS 'fit for future'

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David Cameron and Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in May last year

Nicola Sturgeon vows to explain how she would use Holyrood's new powers

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Absolutely not. Ruth Davidson finally rules herself out from the race to succeed David Cameron

Davidson rules herself out "absolutely" from wanting to succeed Cameron as UK Tory leader and the next PM

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Alex Salmond

Salmond accuses Cameron of "teeny, weenie" EU vision

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Shadow cabinet clash over Labour Trident policy postponed

Shadow cabinet clash over Labour Trident policy postponed

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Labour: Sturgeon's breaking promises over council funding cuts

Labour: Sturgeon's breaking promises over council funding cuts

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David Cameron

Bring on EU referendum, Eurosceptic ex-minister tells David Cameron

Football will be priority if EU referendum is during Euro 2016, ministers have been warned.

Government urged not to make EU referendum a political football

Burnham: Labour split over Trident 'may be irreconcilable'

Burnham: Labour split over Trident 'may be irreconcilable'

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Scottish Greens pledge to ban fracking as party launches manifesto

Scottish Greens pledge to ban fracking as party launches campaign

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Contaminated blood scandal financial moves needed urgently, committee told

Contaminated blood scandal financial moves needed urgently, committee told

A consensus has emerged over extending a presumption against short sentences to 12 months

Experts: scrap jail for sentences of up to one year

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There was little progress in the latest round of talks over the fiscal framework, with a deal now looking increasingly unlikely

Prospects for fiscal framework deal 'gloomy' as deadlock continues

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Judge rules constituents will not have to pay Alistair Carmichael's legal fees in memo row case

Carmichael expresses 'disappointment' at ruling that means he faces £150,000 legal bill

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Tory leader Ruth Davidson says there is such a thing as society. See "Need to Know"

The Midge: Heir to Dave, not Maggie. Will strategy of Scots Tory leader pay off?

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon urged to decriminalise abortion

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The test firing of a Trident missile

Labour MPs angry as shadow defence secretary compares Trident to Spitfires

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Getting tough: Ruth Davidson says tackle anger at fat cat pay by putting workers on remuneration committees and publishing pay ratios

Davidson: tackle fat cat pay by putting workers on remuneration committees and publishing pay ratios

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Russell Gunson

Parties face a 'devil's choice' on tax under Holyrood's existing powers, says think tank.

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Labour accuses George Osborne of “gambling with public finances” after target warning

Labour accuses George Osborne of “gambling with public finances” after target warning

Prime Minister David Cameron

PM accused of 'desperation' over claim Brexit could see thousands come to UK overnight

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David Cameron's mum signs anti-cuts petition

David Cameron's mum signs anti-cuts petition

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Fearmongering? PM warns thousands of migrants could move overnight from France to Britain in event of Brexit vote

No 10 warns No vote in EU referendum could see thousands of migrants cross Channel overnight

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All eyes are on John Swinney as fiscal talks begin

The Midge: All eyes on Swinney as cash talks begin, but who has Treasury sent north to make us think again?

MSPs: pavement parking ban would be a positive step

MSPs: pavement parking ban would be a positive step

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Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'

Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'

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Labour: Scotland deserves better than 'back and forth' blame game over new powers

Labour: Scotland deserves better than 'back and forth' blame game over new powers

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Nicola Sturgeon unveils £4m funding for precision medicine research

Nicola Sturgeon unveils £4m funding for precision medicine research

Refugees crisis: Cameron's "minimum" response is slammed as heartless and shameful by Tim Farron

Cameron's response to Syrian refugees is heartless and shameful, says Farron

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Kezia Dugdale

Labour refuses to explain how tax plan will avoid hitting low-paid

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Cameron warned by senior Tory David Davis that emergency brake could lead to surge of migrants

David Davis warns Cameron's welfare curbs could lead to surge of migrants

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Frank McAveety

McAveety makes threat of legal action after complaint about leadership

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Not walking away. David Mundell insists the UK Government is determined to do a powers deal but time is running out

Mundell: we won't walk away from tax powers talks but SNP warn time is running out

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Ricky Mason

Police spy row officer lodges complaint against her superior

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Ruth Davidson: I'm ready to serve as Leader of the Opposition

Ruth Davidson: I'm ready to serve as Leader of the Opposition

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Inevitable? Alex Salmond believes Tory win in 2020 with minimal presence in Scotland could spark second indy poll

Salmond: Tory win in 2020 with minimal presence in Scotland could spark second indy poll

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Broadcasting politician: Alex Salmond has defended his financial arrangements, insisting they are not to avoid tax

Salmond defends his financial arrangements, insisting they are not to avoid or evade tax

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Unions to go "outside the law" in fight against Tory bill

Unions to go "outside the law" in fight against Tory bill

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New obstacle emerges to fiscal framework deal

New obstacle emerges to fiscal framework deal

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Arthur Misty Thackeray

UKip MEP still employing assistant facing sex charges

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Nicola Sturgeon and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

SNP lead Scottish campaign to stay in European Union

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Kezia Dugdale's bid to refresh her party looked to have failed as Labour stalwarts dominated the party's regional lists

Dugdale's search for fresh blood falls flat as Labour veterans dominate party lists

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Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

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Swathes of younger voters may go missing from polling stations ahead of May's Holyrood vote, new research reveals

The death of generation indyref? Young voters set to shun Holyrood vote

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Fears of 'big chill' from lobbying register over-stated, says survey

Fears of 'big chill' from lobbying register over-stated, says survey

Yvette Cooper

Labour bids to block devolution of abortion laws to Scotland

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Cat Boyd, the top RISE candidate in the Glasgow region

Left wingers RISE hit back after Greens write off election chances

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Alex Rowley

Alex Rowley to lead Labour's Holyrood elections campaign

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Jeremy Corbyn: Staying in EU is in best interests of British people

Jeremy Corbyn: Staying in EU is in best interests of British people

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Glasgow University

Loss of graduate work scheme "cost £250m," say universities

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SNP keyboard supremo Pete Wishart with Labour politicians Kevin Brennan and Ian Cawsey alongside Tory Greg Knight. Collectively known as MP4.

Unspun: Pete set out his Euro vision for UK

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

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Poll: Labour and Conservatives neck and neck ahead of Holyrood election

Poll: Labour and Conservatives neck and neck ahead of Holyrood election

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Moving in the same direction? Cameron says Sturgeon talks deadline "artificial"

Cameron pressures Sturgeon to drop Valentine's Day talks deadline

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Off to Beijing. Ex-Treasury chief Sir Danny Alexander is appointed to high-powered banking role in China

Treasury confirm Sir Danny Alexander appointed to high-powered banking role in China

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Campaigners of all ages will be going all out for second votes in May

The Midge: Sturgeon fury at tax taunts, battle joined for May, and should Mr Bean speak for England?

A battle for second votes is underway with the SNP set to claim almost every constituency in Scotland

Holyrood 2016 to prove the 'top up election' as battle for second votes ramps up

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David Cameron warned by senior Tory not to play party politics with timing of key Trident vote

Cameron warned by senior Tory not to play party politics with timing of key Trident vote

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Nicola Sturgeon is on course to achieve victories in both the Holyrood elections and EU referendum in Scotland, a new TNS poll suggests

Poll: SNP retain huge lead as Scots set to record landslide in favour of EU membership

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Prime Minister's pitch: David Cameron urges leaders to up their efforts and they respond with $11bn in aid pledges

Cameron hails international response on Syria after $11bn pledged

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The Union flag flutters next to the EU flag (Toby Melville/PA Wire)

Slight dip in Scottish support as 'In' boss declares he'll win EU ref by 'substantial' margin

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Cameron seeks backing on EU reform plans as Brexit support rises

Cameron seeks backing on EU reform plans as Brexit support rises

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Michelle Mone tightens secrecy around business empire

Michelle Mone tightens secrecy around business empire

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