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    1. 16 hours ago

      Scots Labour leader Jim Murphy faces losing seat, suggests poll

      The Scottish National party is on course to inflict the final indignity on Labour by unseating Jim Murphy, its Scottish...

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      20 hours ago

      Today in the election

      A summary of today’s events April 17 The Labour party said it would ban unpaid internships and guarantee first jobs for...

    1. April 10, 2015

      Labour takes aim at SNP fiscal autonomy ‘bombshell’

      Labour has wheeled out its big guns to take aim at what it considers a weak point in the seemingly inexorable advance of the...

    2. April 10, 2015

      SNP extends lead over Labour in Scotland

      The Scottish National party has extended its already commanding lead over beleaguered Labour in Scotland, a new poll has...

    3. April 8, 2015

      Sturgeon vows to push for control of Scottish finances

      Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that she would use increased clout in Westminster to push for fiscal autonomy for Scotland “as...

    4. April 8, 2015

      Sturgeon nurses her wounds after Scottish leaders’ debate

      The heavyweight debating champion of the UK and leader of the Scottish National party, Nicola Sturgeon, returned home to...

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      April 7, 2015

      Scotland's debate told us more about 2016 than 2015

      At the seven-way leaders debate last week, Nicola Sturgeon took full advantage of a simple fact: she knows much more about...

    6. April 7, 2015

      Scottish leaders’ TV debate: Highs and lows

      Nicola SturgeonScottish National party leader Key Quote: “I’m offering to help make Ed Miliband prime minister.” High Point:...

    7. April 7, 2015

      Sturgeon offers to help Miliband into Number 10

      Nicola Sturgeon has offered to help Ed Miliband to become prime minister, while leaving open the possibility that her party...

    8. April 5, 2015

      Scotland’s biggest parties to face each other in TV debate

      The leaders of Scotland’s two biggest political parties will face each other on Tuesday night in a televised debate that is...

    9. March 24, 2015

      Bank levy to remain part of tax system, says George Osborne

      George Osborne has said that the bank levy, expected to raise more than £3bn next year, is to become a permanent fixture of...

    10. March 5, 2015

      Labour poll ratings go from bad to worse in Scotland

      The battleground constituency polls unveiled this week by Tory peer Lord Ashcroft carried a harsh but unmistakable message...

    11. March 4, 2015

      Ashcroft polls suggest near wipeout for Labour in Scotland

      The Scottish National party is just a percentage point away from seizing the seat of Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy in...

    12. February 4, 2015

      Scotland’s power in a future of instability

      By the time the polls closed in last September’s independence referendum, a triumphant Alex Salmond was convinced he had...

    13. February 4, 2015

      Murphy targets SNP’s record in government

      Labour aims to shore up support in Scotland by targeting the Scottish National party’s record in government north of the...

    14. February 2, 2015

      Labour promises Scotland greater welfare spending powers

      Labour has promised to give Scotland greater welfare spending powers beyond those agreed with other UK parties, including...

    15. January 25, 2015

      Abellio’s £2.5bn ScotRail deal threatened by Labour

      Labour plans to exercise a break clause in the Dutch group Abellio’s £2.5bn ScotRail franchise if it wins power in Scotland...

    16. January 25, 2015

      Scotland hardens stance against fracking

      Scotland is set to lead resistance to the fracking of shale gas in the UK, with both the Scottish National party and the new...

    17. January 19, 2015

      Jim Murphy seeks to woo back Dundee for Labour

      Jim Murphy took his Scottish Labour shadow cabinet to Dundee on Monday, seeking to rebuild the party’s fortunes in a city...

    18. January 6, 2015

      London Labour MPs attack Scots plan to use mansion tax

      Labour’s candidates to be London mayor have rounded on the party’s new leader in Scotland after he announced that money...

    19. December 22, 2014

      Labour’s Jim Murphy faces formidable Scottish challenge

      Less than a quarter of Scottish voters back the Labour party, according to the first poll published since it elected a new...

    20. December 14, 2014

      Murphy plays Scottish card to prevent Labour disaster in May

      Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader, plans to rewrite the party’s constitution to emphasise its autonomy from London...

    21. December 14, 2014

      Jim Murphy believes Labour can hold on to Scotland seats

      Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader, has insisted the party can hold all its Westminster seats in Scotland despite...

    22. December 13, 2014

      Jim Murphy named Scottish Labour leader

      Jim Murphy has been elected the new leader of Scottish Labour, promising to make fighting inequality central to his effort...

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      December 4, 2014

      Scotland's new political landscape

      The general election in May is one of the most difficult to predict in British history. The result will undermine old...

    24. November 25, 2014

      Jim Murphy backs devolution of income tax to Scotland

      Jim Murphy, the favourite to become Scottish Labour leader, is backing the devolution of income tax to Scotland, shrugging...

    25. November 13, 2014

      Scottish Labour faces ‘death’ if Murphy wins, union head says

      The head of Labour’s biggest donor, Unite the Union, has warned that if Jim Murphy becomes leader of the party in Scotland...

    26. November 9, 2014

      Jim Murphy appeals to ‘scunnered’ Scottish Labour voters

      The word of the moment, on a wet autumn afternoon in the East Renfrewshire constituency of Jim Murphy, the top contender to...

    27. November 2, 2014

      Alistair Darling to stand down as Labour MP

      Alistair Darling, the former chancellor, is to stand down as an MP at the next election, in a further blow to a Scottish...

    28. November 2, 2014

      Darling on Gordon Brown and Scottish Labour

      Alistair Darling famously claimed that Gordon Brown “unleashed the forces of hell” on him after he accurately predicted the...

    29. November 2, 2014

      Jim Murphy says Labour must apologise to Scottish voters

      Jim Murphy, the opposition frontbencher who is campaigning to be the next Labour leader in Scotland, has said his party must...

    30. October 29, 2014

      Jim Murphy to stand as Labour leader in Scotland

      Jim Murphy has confirmed he will stand to be the next Labour leader in Scotland, becoming the first Westminster MP to do so....

    31. October 27, 2014

      Gordon Brown rules out bid to lead Scottish Labour

      Gordon Brown has ruled out a bid to become the new leader of Scottish Labour, dashing the hopes of supporters who believed...

    32. September 22, 2014

      Jim Murphy resists call to seek Labour party leadership in Scotland

      Jim Murphy, the shadow development secretary, is resisting senior Labour party colleagues who are urging him to seek the...

    33. September 19, 2014

      The way back for Labour in Scotland

      In the end, despite the wobbles, Scotland voted No by a very big margin. The late rally to the United Kingdom had many...

    34. September 19, 2014

      Jubilation for No campaigners as Scotland rejects independence

      Anxiety turned first to relief, and then to jubilation at the Better Together campaign party in Glasgow overnight as results...

    35. September 8, 2014

      Future of the Union: Confidence rises and complacency fades

      Yes: Strategy was always to build support for late surge The weekend’s YouGov survey that found Scotland’s independence...

    36. September 2, 2014

      Egg-proof Murphy rallies the nay-sayers

      If Jim Murphy was worried about the “no” campaign’s shrinking lead in Scotland’s referendum debate, the Labour MP did not...

    37. August 31, 2014

      Alex Salmond dismisses claims of Yes campaign intimidation

      Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first minister, has dismissed as “ridiculous” claims that independence campaigners had made a...

    38. May 13, 2014

      Scottish Nationalists hail report of ‘disarray’ in No camp

      Scottish nationalists have seized on the latest report of strains in the campaign against independence, saying a Daily Mail...

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