Category: POLITICS

‘I am not corrupt’: Former North Lanarkshire Council leader insists he’s innocent in probe into multi-million-pound deals

A Scottish Labour veteran has declared “I am not corrupt” after the council he led for nearly two decades launched a probe into multi-million-pound deals...

Obama urges Britain to stay in the EU but is branded hypocrite by Leave campaigners

Barack Obama has urged Britain to stay in the EU, saying the world needed the UK's influence within Europe. The US president, who has arrived in Britain for talks...

George Osborne misses borrowing target by £1.8bn

George Osborne has been dealt a blow in his efforts to shore up the nation's finances after official figures showed the Chancellor missed his borrowing targets...

Willie Rennie criticises mental health policy ‘complacency’

Liberal Democrats have demanded a "step change" in mental health care as the party claimed almost half the additional funding the Scottish Government has...

Alastair Campbell: Brexit ‘plays into the hands of Islamic State’

Britain voting to leave the European Union would play into the hands of Islamic State terrorists, ex-Downing Street spin doctor Alastair Campbell has warned. Other...

SNP ‘invincible’ and Labour to finish second, says betting firm backed by Salmond

LABOUR will comfortably hold off a challenge from the Tories and finish second at the Holyrood election – according to a betting company hailed by Alex Salmond for...

Dull Holyrood election? New research shows we’re more interested in politics than ever

WITH the outcome in little doubt according to the polls and the campaigns lacking real fire, the Holyrood election has been a lacklustre affair so far in the view of...

Police probe Commonwealth Games legacy project run by Glasgow Labour councillor Yvonne Kucuk

A Commonwealth Games legacy project run by a Glasgow Labour councillor is in crisis after a complaint was made to police about alleged financial irregularities. A senior...

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel will not withdraw from Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that his country will never withdraw from the Golan Heights and the strategic plateau bordering Syria will...

Clinton and Sanders exchange blows in debate before key primary

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other’s judgment to be president in Thursday night’s Democratic debate, wrangling over Wall...