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      SNP wins third term but Tories gain ground in Scotland

      The Scottish National party has won a third term in power but narrowly lost its parliamentary majority, while the...

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      UK election results deepen Labour predicament

      Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday blithely predicted that his party was not going to lose any council seats in his first big...

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      SNP wins but still falls short amid Tory revival

      The Scottish National party has won a third consecutive term in elections for Scotland’s parliament, but it fell short...

    4. May 5, 2016

      Ukip struggles to gain ground in Scotland

      It looks like good timing: Ukip is campaigning for a breakthrough in the Scottish parliament just as the debate heats...

    5. May 4, 2016

      Corbyn faces first big test of his appeal to voters

      Jeremy Corbyn is facing his first significant test at the ballot box in Thursday’s local elections with Labour expected...

    6. May 4, 2016

      Scottish Tories set to beat Labour, Davidson claims

      The Conservatives have their “nose in front” in the race to be Scotland’s largest opposition group, the party’s leader...

    7. May 3, 2016

      Labour keep it local in Dudley in wake of leader’s woes

      Jeremy Corbyn is vowing to fight off any challenge to his leadership, defying those who predict that Labour losses in...

    8. May 3, 2016

      Brexit: sovereignty is not the same as power

      If Britain were to vote to leave the EU in June would it regain the sovereignty that those in favour of leaving argue...

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      May 3, 2016

      Ruth Davidson campaigns in Scotland

      Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson speaks to local residents at the Scottish Maritime Academy during a...

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      May 3, 2016

      The fragility of parliamentary sovereignty

      This post is the first of a series on law and legislation. The doctrine of “parliamentary sovereignty” is the central...

    11. May 3, 2016

      SNP discipline stifles doubts about Brussels

      When it comes to the EU referendum, the Scottish National party’s line is a model of clarity. “We will campaign...

    12. May 3, 2016

      Pastille power to Glenfiddich gas: the green energy revolution

      The UK’s renewable energy revolution has been fast, widespread and sometimes just plain strange. From the Flying Bum...

    13. May 2, 2016

      Scottish voters set the stage for post-poll drama

      With the nationalists almost certain to romp home in this week’s elections for Scotland’s parliament, journalists have...

    14. May 1, 2016

      Scottish party leaders clash on new independence vote

      The leaders of Scotland’s main political parties clashed over the possibility of another independence referendum in the...

    15. May 1, 2016

      Lib Dems fortress Shetland in danger of falling to nationalists

      If anywhere can resist the Scottish National party electoral tidal wave it should be Shetland, an archipelago almost...

    16. May 1, 2016

      RBS brand to disappear from Britain’s high streets

      The RBS brand is to disappear from Britain’s high streets nationwide as Royal Bank of Scotland attempts to shed its...

    17. April 29, 2016

      Q&A: Tax devolution in the UK

      Local elections across England on May 5 have been overshadowed by June’s referendum on EU membership. On the same day,...

    18. April 27, 2016

      Labour fears election collapse in Scotland

      Scottish Labour has published a manifesto promising to protect public spending with higher taxes as the once-mighty...

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      April 27, 2016

      Stagecoach warns of 'challenging' outlook for UK rail

      There’s trouble on the tracks. UK transport group Stagecoach has warned that revenue growth on the rail routes it...

    20. April 24, 2016

      SNP dominance raises ‘lopsided’ concerns

      Even the Scottish National party’s own leaders were stunned when in 2011 it won a majority in a Holyrood parliament, a...

    21. April 20, 2016

      Nicola Sturgeon launches ‘ambitious’ SNP manifesto

      Nicola Sturgeon launched the Scottish National party’s manifesto to a packed crowd in Edinburgh, calling it the “most...

    22. April 20, 2016

      Housing minister rejects revision of council tax bands

      The housing minister has ruled out any recalculation of English council tax bands, meaning the local levy will continue...

    23. David Allen Green

      April 18, 2016

      The Privacy Dances

      Two news stories about privacy have dominated the London-based media for the last week or so. The first is about the...

    24. April 17, 2016

      SNP dominates Scottish election but fights shy of radical agenda

      On Main Street, Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, is happy just to have the voters talk to her. Campaigning at...

    25. April 15, 2016

      Why Ian McEwan speaks for England

      Seeing people march through his city against the Iraq war, it is their gleeful certainty that unnerves Henry Perowne,...

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      April 13, 2016

      White House Countdown - When Bonnie met Donnie

      Welcome to the Scottish edition of #Trumpistan. Donald Trump is busy wooing the people of Scotland. The tycoon, whose...

    27. April 13, 2016

      Scottish Tories aim for supplant Labour in opposition

      The Scottish Conservatives have released a manifesto that focuses firmly on opposition to the governing Scottish...

    28. April 12, 2016

      Edinburgh school closures put PFI deals in spotlight

      Council leader Andrew Burns insisted on Tuesday that he had “absolutely no option” but to close 17 schools run by the...

    29. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      House price growth cools to 7.6% in February - ONS

      UK house price growth weakened slightly in the year to February, to 7.6 per cent, according to the Office for National...

    30. Fast FT

      April 12, 2016

      Galliford Try seeks to soothe school concerns

      British construction company Galliford Try is attempting to reassure investors this morning amid growing public outrage...

    31. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      RBS completes £2.3bn bond buyback

      Royal bank of Scotland has completed the bond buyback it announced at the end of March, with almost half of the £5.2bn...

    32. April 8, 2016

      Vallourec launches €1bn capital raising

      Struggling French steel pipes manufacturer Vallourec on Friday launched a rights issue and convertible bond sale to...

    33. April 8, 2016

      Q&A with author Jenni Fagan

      Jenni Fagan was born in Scotland in 1977. She was raised in the care system, and had moved 37 times by the age of 16....

    34. April 8, 2016

      Glasgow ramped up for growth

      Anyone running for a train at Glasgow’s Central station might miss the Ca’ D’Oro building. The ground floor is a Co-op...

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      April 8, 2016

      Vallourec launches crucial €1bn capital raise

      It’s not only the UK’s steel industry that’s in trouble. Vallourec, the French steel producer that recently said it...

    36. April 4, 2016

      Flood Re expects 350,000 properties to be put into scheme

      Homeowners in the affluent south-east of England will be the biggest beneficiaries of a new insurance scheme funded by...

    37. April 4, 2016

      Breakthrough for Scottish tidal power generation

      A new investment in Scotland is being hailed as a breakthrough in the attempt to attract funds into Britain’s nascent...

    38. April 3, 2016

      ‘Named person’ child policy divides Scots

      For a measure approved without a single opposing vote in parliament, the Scottish National party’s “named person”...

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