'A DEAD rat on a stick would have been elected here if they'd stuck a Labour rosette on it," says engineer Alex Campbell, in the centre of his native Coatbridge. "And that's been the problem."
IT was a Friday evening in late February 2013.
SCOTLAND'S leading historian has slated the handling of plans for a memorial to victims of the Irish Famine, accusing its council backers of "amateurism".
SCOTLAND'S preeminent historian has taken Celtic's chief executive Peter Lawwell to task over his claims the club has no connection with historic Irish Republicanism.
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