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Scottish Politics

Scots Tory leader Ruth Davidson has signed up to appear in the first of the Scottish election's TV leaders' debates from Edinburgh

First of the Holyrood TV election debates to be held in Edinburgh

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Rev Dr Elijah Obinna and Dr Ann Jackson

Hospital link amazes Nigerian minister after 3,700-mile move to Scotland

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Sturgeon brands Labour's 1p income tax rise plans a 'con-trick'

Sturgeon brands Labour's 1p income tax rise plans a 'con-trick'

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Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays

Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays

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SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against Brexit

SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against Brexit

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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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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

MSPs: pavement parking ban would be a positive step

MSPs: pavement parking ban would be a positive step

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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

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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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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Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

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Yvette Cooper

Labour bids to block devolution of abortion laws to Scotland

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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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Bickering MSPs told to take 'a long hard look at themselves' by Presiding Officer

Bickering MSPs told to take 'a long hard look at themselves' by Presiding Officer

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North Sea oil production 'could end within years if emergency measures not taken'

North Sea oil production 'could end within years if emergency measures not taken'

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Transgender patients subject to NHS discrimination, MSPs hear

Transgender patients subject to NHS discrimination, MSPs hear

Speaker Bercow criticises SNP MP's 'quite extraordinary behaviour' in Commons

Speaker Bercow criticises SNP MP's 'quite extraordinary behaviour' in Commons

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£3bn levy on firms 'could hit devolved apprenticeships plans'

£3bn levy on firms 'could hit devolved apprenticeships plans'

Dugdale tells Sturgeon: do the right thing for Scotland's future and back income tax rise plans

Dugdale tells Sturgeon: do the right thing for Scotland's future and back income tax rise plans

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Employment minister Priti Patel criticised in Holyrood committee appearance row

Employment minister Priti Patel criticised in Holyrood committee appearance row

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Scottish Government 'pauses' ambulance response times downgrading

Scottish Government 'pauses' ambulance response times downgrading

Tim Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland

Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland

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Moray Council drops plans to introduce council tax hike in face of Government sanctions

Moray Council drops plans to introduce council tax hike in face of Government sanctions

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Sturgeon announces £24.5m support fund for oil and gas industry

Sturgeon announces £24.5m support fund for oil and gas industry

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Sturgeon announces £12m fund to retrain oil and gas staff facing job losses

Sturgeon announces £12m fund to retrain oil and gas staff facing job losses

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Justice secretary: end to automatic early release 'a step in the right direction'

Justice secretary: end to automatic early release 'a step in the right direction'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon  (Danny Lawson/PA Wire)

Ex-chiefs: SNP values joint UK civil service despite bias allegations during Indyref

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SNP's childcare revolution should be handed to new national agency, says thinktank

SNP's childcare revolution should be handed to new national agency, says thinktank

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Labour: 800,000 people have 'dropped off' electoral register since individual sign-ups system introduced

Labour: 800,000 people have 'dropped off' electoral register since individual sign-ups system introduced

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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale

Clock ticking for Dugdale to change the face of Scottish Labour

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First Minister addresses SNP's first conference for disabled members

First Minister addresses SNP's first conference for disabled members

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John Swinney Photographer :- Stewart Attwood (54294421)

Swinney: I'll leave Scotland Bill "in limbo" if no deal with Westminster

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Harriet Harman introduced groundbreaking equalities legislation

Harriet Harman calls on Nicola Sturgeon to save key anti-poverty law scrapped by the Tories

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Nicola Sturgeon sidesteps plea over future of children's ward

Nicola Sturgeon sidesteps plea over future of children's ward

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Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seeks more Westminster cash for north east

Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seek more Westminster cash for north east

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Home owners buying second property face additional 3% tax bill

Home owners buying second property face additional 3% tax bill

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MSPs reject Tory bid to halt environmental restrictions on fishing

MSPs reject Tory bid to halt environmental restrictions on fishing

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Green councillors come under fire after absence from North Kelvin Meadow planning decision

Green councillors come under fire after absence from North Kelvin Meadow planning decision

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Willie Rennie outlines Lib Dem plan to 'save Scotland's education system'

Willie Rennie outlines Lib Dem plan to 'save Scotland's education system'

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SNP urges Government to help women affected by pension equalisation

SNP urges Government to help women affected by pension equalisation

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Dugdale: Scottish Labour offers a radical challenge to SNP

Dugdale: Scottish Labour offers a radical challenge to SNP

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MSPs back law change to help voice-loss patients access NHS equipment

MSPs back law change to help voice-loss patients access NHS equipment

MSPs to consider bid to change incest laws 'so they no longer apply to adults over 21'

MSPs reject calls to change incest laws 'so it no longer applies to consenting adults over 21'

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Nicola Sturgeon to hold special cabinet meeting to discuss oil and gas industry

Nicola Sturgeon to hold special cabinet meeting to discuss oil and gas industry

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Campaign launched to target 'missing voters' ahead of Holyrood election

Campaign launched to target 'missing voters' ahead of Holyrood election

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SNP's Angus Brendan MacNeil backs bottom-up federal plan for Britain on road to full Scottish independence

SNP's MacNeil backs bottom-up federal plan for Britain on road to full Scottish independence

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SNP MP Pete Wishart

Wishart: I'm "relaxed" about no manifesto commitment on Indyref2

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One hundred days to go: education the priority for parties at Holyrood election

One hundred days to go: education the priority for parties at Holyrood election

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Sturgeon congratulates SNP on '26th by election win since May' as party secures Hamilton seat

SNP celebrate '26th by-election win since May' as party secure Hamilton seat

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Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh at launch of Scottish Asian Women's Association at Stirling Castle in April 2012

First Minister refuses to back probe into SNP MP's charity

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Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars: I'm backing campaign for UK to leave EU

Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars: I'm backing campaign for UK to leave EU

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First Minister rejects Tory's education inspectorate calls

First Minister rejects Tory's education inspectorate calls

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Poll: half of Scots believe Scotland will be independent by 2031

Poll: 55% of Scots believe Scotland will be independent by 2031

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Scottish Greens urge MSPs to back away from 'over-reliance' on fossil fuels

Scottish Greens urge MSPs to back away from 'over-reliance' on fossil fuels

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Mundell: Tories can become the second party in Holyrood

Mundell: Tories can become the second party in Holyrood

Andy Doig

SNP candidate urged to cut links to homophobia row councillor

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Andy Wightman

Green Party moves to stop tax havens owning Scottish land

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Brendan O'Hara said he was not aware that he had to declare his shareholding in his company Oh! Television Limited

Second SNP MP admits 'mistake' over failure to declare company shareholding

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Poll: over 50% of Scots will vote SNP in Holyrood elections

Poll: over 50% of Scots will vote SNP in Holyrood elections

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh campaigning with Alex Salmond in the 2015 general election

Labour: Sturgeon must explain why public money was used to launch SNP MP's charity

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Roseanna Cunningham: drop in students under SNP was 'deliberate move to eliminate part-time courses'

Roseanna Cunningham: drop in students under SNP was 'deliberate move to eliminate part-time courses'

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

SNP MP facing questions over charity's paltry donations to good causes

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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

Watchdogs urged to investigate SNP MP's charity over lack of donations to good causes

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Ruth Davidson: I plan to do a Skoda job on Scottish Tories

Ruth Davidson: I plan to do a Skoda job on Scottish Tories

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