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Danny Alexander eyes Westminster return

Danny Alexander eyes Westminster return

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Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham in Edinburgh's Morningside wednesday. STY GARDHAM
Pic Gordon Terris/The Herald
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Labour leadership interview: Andy Burnham'Labour had in its psyche the need to chase mythical middle-England voters and produced watered down versions of Tory policies. People have lost sense of who Labour is and what it’s for'

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'More police 'near misses' prompted House to go'

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SNP has laid foundations for a better Scotland, insists Sturgeon

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Dugdale's leadership bankrolled by same Labour donor who backed Murphy

SNP candidate denies cheating to clinch Holyrood nomination

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Civil war breaks out over SNP MSP Richard Lyle

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New peers ''should have to have had success in their profession'

New peers ''should have to have had success in their profession'

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Kezia Dugdale: Opens Scottish Labour conference to ordinary members for £5

Kezia Dugdale: Opens Scottish Labour conference to ordinary members for £5

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Andy Burnham: Taking in more Syrian refugees could help secure EU reforms

Andy Burnham: Taking in more Syrian refugees could help secure EU reforms

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Conservative former shadow home secretary David Davis . (Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

MP David Davis wins legal support curb in Iraq War inquiry

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Teresa Gorman

Former Tory MP Teresa Gorman dies aged 83

Professor Adam Tomkins

Government adviser Adam Tomkins seeks to become a Tory MSP

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Business leaders have hit out at Mone peerage

Business leaders have hit out at Mone peerage

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Tim Farron

Sole Scots Lib Dem MP will survive court challenge: Farron

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Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

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Scottish Tories set for biggest Holyrood campaign warchest thanks to oil trader tycoon

Scottish Tories set for biggest Holyrood campaign warchest thanks to oil trader tycoon

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Plea to new regime to heal rift ripping through local government

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Burnham camp: Andy convincing enough 'undecideds' to beat Corbyn

Burnham camp: Andy convincing enough 'undecideds' to beat Corbyn

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Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon says BBC indyref coverage was unfair

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with Val McDermid at the Book Festival in Edinburgh Picture: Gordon Terris

Sturgeon will tell BBC her government can be an ally - but only with reforms

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Labour leader hopeful Andy Burnham issues stark warning on Trident

Labour leader hopeful Andy Burnham issues stark warning on Trident

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Leading left-wing think tank appoints first Scottish director

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Ulster Unionist Party Leader Mike Nesbitt (centre) at Stormont on his party's intent to resign from Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive and form an opposition over claims the Provisional IRA still exists.

UUP threat plunges executive into fresh crisis

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New study into controversial coal gas process not required, firm tells MSPs

New study into controversial coal gas process not required, firm tells MSPs

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Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn's women-only train carriages idea hits the buffers with leadership rivals

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UK embassies' to promote Scottish gin to boost worldwide sales

UK embassies' to promote Scottish gin to boost worldwide sales

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New study into controversial coal gas process not required, firm tells MSPs

Davidson: Corbyn is neo-Marxist in Breton cap talking 1970s politics

Davidson: Corbyn is neo-Marxist in Breton cap talking 1970s politics

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Sir John Chilcot, Chairman of the Iraq Inquiry.

Chilcot: criticism to spread beyond Blair's inner circle

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Michelle Mone's business review to start next month

Michelle Mone's business review to start next month

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Labour: SNP & Tories trying to “bully” BBC in run up to review

Labour: SNP & Tories trying to “bully” BBC in run up to review

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Convener defends Holyrood petitions committee against claims it short changes the public

Convener defends Holyrood petitions committee against claims it short changes the public

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Political uncertainty puts controversial Forth gas plan on hold

Political uncertainty puts controversial Forth gas plan on hold

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Holyrood's petitions system is short-changing the public, MSPs fear

Revealed: How our democratic doorway to the Scottish Parliament has been slammed shut

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Tories accused of repeating immigration pledges to distract from new figures

Tories accused of repeating immigration pledges to distract from new figures

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Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson calls for Scottish tax rates to be kept low

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Greens: 200,000 new energy jobs by 2035 and nationalise Grangemouth

Greens: 200,000 new energy jobs by 2035 and nationalise Grangemouth

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Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman

Labour vetting process reduces number of would-be leadership contest voters by 55,000 in fortnight

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Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman rejects doubts about 'integrity' of Labour contest

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Extremism 'threat to UK way of life', says Theresa May

Extremism 'threat to UK way of life', says Theresa May

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SNP fear Labour split could see it lose perks of third party status at Westminster

SNP fear Labour split could see it lose perks of third party status at Westminster

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Cameron poised for controversy with appointment of another 50 peers

Cameron poised for controversy with appointment of another 50 peers

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Iain Duncan Smith

Work 'like health treatment', says Iain Duncan Smith over benefits shake-up

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SNP sources warn over rush to second independence poll

SNP sources warn over rush to second independence poll

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Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham urges Labour Party to move in right direction

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SNP accuse Yvette Cooper of adopting their policies in Labour leadership race

SNP accuse Yvette Cooper of adopting their policies in Labour leadership race

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Alex Salmond

Salmond demands pardon for 18th Century radical Thomas Muir

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Iain Duncan Smith accused of striking "fear into the hearts" of the sick over benefits plans

Iain Duncan Smith accused of striking "fear into the hearts" of the sick over benefits plans

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Gordon Brown

Labour leadership: Gordon Brown votes for Yvette Cooper

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