Category: POLITICS

Election 2016: Health analysis

ODDLY enough health has not been the hot topic of this coming election. The British Medical Association Scotland had to cancel hustings in Glasgow and Aberdeen due to...

Donald Trump denies allegations he raped teenage girl at convicted paedophile’s sex party

US PRESIDENTIAL candidate Donald Trump has denied allegations he raped a woman when she was a teenager.  The billionaire businessman, currently front-runner to...

SNP blasts former White House aide over “ridiculous” claim party is working with Putin

A FORMER White House aide has been accused of making "ridiculous" claims after he suggested he believed Vladimir Putin's Kremlin was working with the SNP...

Under pressure GPs fear making mistakes, survey warns

A GP has warned doctors could make more mistakes if pressures on general practice are not eased, as more health centres limit registrations amid a shortage of recruits....

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale: Nicola Sturgeon is not doing enough to support women

KEZIA Dugdale has accused Nicola Sturgeon of doing too little to help women in the workplace. The Scottish Labour leader said it was "not enough" to have a...

Labour MP denies he “deployed an expletive” towards SNP MPs in Commons chamber

Labour's John Woodcock has denied claims he swore at SNP MPs in the House of Commons. Carol Monaghan said she was "outraged" by the language aimed at the...

President Obama joins Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary celebrations

THE Bard is back where he has always belonged – centre-stage. Celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death yesterday saw the...

Glasgow Councillor quits police row Commonwealth Games project

A Glasgow Labour councillor has quit her job at a £5.5m Commonwealth Games legacy project amid a police probe into alleged financial irregularities at the scheme....

Uddingston and Bellshill: SNP favourites but local issues loom large

LABOUR'S Holyrood constituencies are expected to fall like dominoes to the SNP on May 5. A seat predominantly in Yes-voting North Lanarkshire, with a wafer-thin...

Greens deny knowledge of mystery call to ignore ‘Both Votes SNP’ plea

A MYSTERIOUS guerilla poster campaign has been launched in a bid to persuade SNP voters to help a Green Party land reform campaigner into Holyrood. The notices, which...