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Scottish Greens field 219 candidates for council elections

Scottish Greens field 219 candidates for council elections

The Scottish Green Party has announced it is fielding a record 219 candidates in this year's council elections.

6:29pm Wednesday 29 March 2017

Call to split up Scotland's over-arching schools quango

MINISTERS are facing fresh pressure to review the status of the country's joint schools quango.

12:07am Thursday 30 March 2017

Inside Track: Exposing Scots links to laundering dirty money scandal

David Leask, chief reporter

EARLIER this week The Herald published a story some people did not like. Scottish shell firms, we revealed, had been used to launder at least £4 billion in dirty money from Russia.

12:06am Thursday 30 March 2017

Voters should have right to choose Brexit or independence, says Nicola Sturgeon

Photo credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish voters should have the right to choose between the "significant and profound" change that Brexit will cause and independence, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

2:53pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell quitting party to become independent

Nigel Farage (left) with Douglas Carswell, Ukip's only MP, who is leaving the party (Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

Ukip's only MP Douglas Carswell is leaving the party and will sit in the House of Commons as an independent.

12:20pm Saturday 25 March 2017

Theresa May fine with people having 'bit of fun' as Mail front page sparks row

Theresa May fine with people having 'bit of fun' as Mail front page sparks row

Theresa May has played down a row over the Daily Mail's front page picture of her and Nicola Sturgeon focusing on their legs.

2:29pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Edinburgh at the centre of protest

SCOTLAND’S capital erupted in protest yesterday over Brexit and the growing influence of the far-right around the world.

12:12am Sunday 26 March 2017

'I will make Glasgow a rival to Barcelona, Copenhagen and Berlin'


AS Susan Aitken enters the meeting room in Glasgow City Chambers, her mobile phone ring tone plays 'How Soon is Now' by the Smiths. The musical interlude is fitting as this is the woman widely tipped to take over as leader of Scotland's biggest city…

12:08am Sunday 26 March 2017

'End of the road': Sinn Fein withdraws from talks aimed at restoring devolution in Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein's leader at Stormont, Michelle O'Neill (Credit:  Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Sinn Fein have withdrawn from the talks process aimed at restoring devolution in Northern Ireland.

7:11pm Sunday 26 March 2017

Brokenshire says Northern Irish parties have "short window of opportunity" to save power-sharing executive

Grace period: as deadline lapses Brokenshire tells parties they have just few short weeks to work out power-sharing deal

POLITICIANS in Northern Ireland have been given a grace period of a “short few weeks” to settle their differences and form a power-sharing executive, James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State, has made clear.

7:24pm Monday 27 March 2017
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