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Can Glasgow's new Tories really make a breakthrough?

Picture Nick PontyVoters go to the polls for local council electionsConservative Councillor for Pollokshields ward David Meikle stand out Pollokshields Burgh Hall

THERE'S something a bit familiar about this group. Something about its youth and zeal, its sense of being organised and the smattering of accents from across Britain.

12:08am Saturday 29 April 2017

May insists Tory victory will 'strengthen Union' and let UK and Scotland flourish together

Stronger together: May visits Scotland to insist Tory victory will strengthen Union and Scottish economy

THERESA May will arrive in Scotland today, claiming that a Conservative victory on June 9 will “strengthen the Union” and see the Scottish economy flourish.

12:10am Saturday 29 April 2017

Constitution and cuts sidelined as Scots Catholic martyr become hot election topic

St John Ogilvie, in a painting by Peter Howson, was hanged at Glasgow Cross in the Reformation era

BREXIT, the UK's constitutional future and a decade of cuts have marked out some brutal political divisions in the run-up to two looming elections.

12:02am Saturday 29 April 2017

Ukip MPs needed to see Brexit through to the end, says party's leader Nuttall at election campaign launch

Job half done: leader Nuttall says country needs Ukip MPs to ensure Brexit happens

BREXIT is a "job half done" and Ukip MPs will be needed to see it through to the end, Paul Nuttall has insisted as he launched his party's election campaign.

1:44pm Friday 28 April 2017

Those were the days...when Prime Ministers really had something to grouse about

Those were the days...when Prime Ministers really had something to grouse about

NO doubt Theresa May will make a flying visit to Scotland during the election campaign to make an earnest speech about how we are all better together. For some reason I almost have more respect for Conservative Prime Ministers who simply saw Scotland…

1:13am Saturday 29 April 2017

Letters: Our political landscape is changed beyond recognition

ON THE STUMP: Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson helps paint a fence after launching the party's local election campaign in Edinburgh earlier this week, but has the party glossed over the key points of its manifesto? Picture: Gordon Terris

AS we approach the local council and Westminster elections it is truly fascinating to see how the political landscape is changing.

12:10am Saturday 29 April 2017

Fidelma Cook: If Macron fails the Front National will be through the gates

Fidelma Cook

THERE is a huge feeling of relief as I write this column the morning after the first round of the French elections. Relief in that Emmanuel Macron is in pole position against Marine Le Pen in next week’s decider. Relief that the nightmare scenario of…

12:07am Saturday 29 April 2017

Tim Farron labels Jeremy Corbyn 'the worst leader in political history'

Former Liberal Democrat business secretary Sir Vince Cable, who has predicted that Brexit could trigger a bigger slump than the 2008 financial crash. (PA)

Tim Farron has claimed the Liberal Democrats can replace Labour as Britain's main opposition party because Jeremy Corbyn is "demonstrably the worst leader in British political history".

7:24pm Friday 28 April 2017

Susan Swarbrick's week: Tumbling down the rabbit hole of PR cringe

Susan Swarbrick's week: Tumbling down the rabbit hole of PR cringe

THAT banshee-like scream followed by a thunder of feet was the sound of the United Airlines crisis management team running for the hills. The beleaguered US airline became embroiled in a fresh PR scandal this week after a rabbit, destined to become…

12:10am Saturday 29 April 2017

Corbyn accuses May of "going into hiding" and showing contempt for voters by refusing to take part in TV debates

Showing contempt? Corbyn accuses May of hiding from public by only participating in staged party events

JEREMY Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “showing contempt for the public” by going into hiding and refusing to face ordinary voters or take part in televised debates during the election campaign.

1:17pm Friday 28 April 2017
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