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Holyrood, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Citizen Freeman's red shift: from communism to nationalism via a stint as a Labour special adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

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  2. Council election analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    WHILE voting for local councillors has never been viewed as a political "main event", this year's contest to serve on Scotland 's 32 councils has been overshadowed more so than any equivalent election in living memory. This Thursday's vote was inevitably going to be seen as a prelude to the UK General Election on June 8 from the moment Theresa May called the UK poll.

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  3. Sturgeon's Brexit plan would have meant "significant disruption" to tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    NICOLA Sturgeon's plan for a bespoke Brexit would have caused "significant disruption" to business, the Brexit Secretary told SNP ministers in a previously secret rejection letter. David Davis told the Scottish Government last month that the First Minister's plan to keep Scotland in the EU single market after Brexit would create "barriers" to trade within the UK He also said he was "disappointed" Ms Sturgeon had called for a second independence referendum while the UK and Scottish governments were still discussing her plan.

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  4. Watch MSP mimic Trainspotting as he slams 's**** state of affairs' in Holyrood speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Record

    An MSP borrowed a famous line from Trainspotting as he condemned airport expansion plans as a "s**** state of affairs". The Green MSP was supporting locals around Edinburgh airport who are furious at proposals to direct more flights over their homes.

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  5. MSP ticked off after foul-mouthed Trainspotting quote at HolyroodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Sunday Herald

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  6. SNP MP urges Greens not to "split the Yes vote"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Sunday Herald

    A PROMINENT Nationalist has urged the Scottish Greens not to field candidates at the general election where they might they take votes from the SNP . Edinburgh East MP Tommy Sheppard said the Greens should be "mindful of not splitting the pro-Yes vote and certainly not splitting the anti-Tory vote".

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  7. Tories choose their candidate to fight North Isles seatRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Shetland Today

    The Conservatives have named Jamie Halcro Johnston as Tory candidate for Orkney and Shetland in the UK general election on 8th June. Mr Halcro Johnston, who is self-employed and works between Edinburgh and the family farm in Orkney, has contested the Orkney seat at the last two Scottish Parliament elections.

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  8. Election 2017: SNP MP urges Scottish Greens not to 'split' pro-Yes voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | BBC News

    An SNP MP has urged the Scottish Greens not to stand in seats which have been targeted by the Conservatives ahead of the general election. Tommy Sheppard said the Greens should be "mindful of not splitting the pro-Yes vote and certainly not splitting the anti-Tory vote".

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  9. Gerry Braiden local elections analysis: Drama in the offing whatever the Glasgow outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Sunday Herald

    In the unlikely event Labour clings to power, the party will have halted a trilogy of electoral wipe-outs in a city of mythical proportions in its own sense of self and given itself a platform critical for any future return as a genuine force in Scotland . Should the SNP oust Labour, it will have taken the keys to a city that sees itself as the economic and cultural pulse of Scotland and all but completed its replacement of Labour in Scotland.

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  10. Scottish Conservatives open up lead over Scottish Labour: PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Scottish Conservative Party has opened up a 10 percentage point lead over the Scottish Labour Party in an opinion poll, reaching 28 percent, while the Scottish National Party remains in front on 43 per cent, pollster Survation said on Sunday. Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland, attends a debate on a second referendum on independence at Scotland's Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Britain, March 28, 2017.

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  11. Great Edinburgh Run 2017 Results: Men's and Women's Top FinishersRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 23 | BleacherReport

    Having dominated their races in 2016, the duo were back again to retain their crowns in Scotland's capital, and each turned in fantastic performances to come home in first place over the 10-mile distance again. The event's Twitter feed posted a snap of the top three finishers in both categories with their accompanying times: Top 3 male finishers @SimplyhealthUK #GreatEdinburghRun 1. Daniel Wallis 50:23 Y 2. Andrew Douglas 50:41 Y S 3. Michael Crawley 52:23 Y < https://t.co/WzrLEM2JxY Top 3 female finishers @SimplyhealthUK #GreatEdinburghRun 1 Hillory Wallis 01:03:42 Y 2 Mia Lutsch 01:04:33 Y S 3 Victoria Riddell 01:06:33 Y < https://t.co/M3tfwI7Kzx , Dan and Hillory were recently married.

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  12. Scottish Conservatives open up lead over Scottish Labour - pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Scottish Conservative Party has opened up a 10 percentage point lead over the Scottish Labour Party in an opinion poll, reaching 28 percent, while the Scottish National Party remains in front on 43 percent, pollster Survation said on Sunday. Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland, attends a debate on a second referendum on independence at Scotland's Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Britain, March 28, 2017.

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  13. Sturgeon warns May would 'steamroller' Scotland with more MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Sunday Herald

    THERESA May will "steamroller" Scotland and ignore the wishes of Holyrood if the Conservatives are returned with an enhanced majority, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. The First Minister said Mrs May wanted to "crush dissent and silence opposition" north of the border, but admitted the polls suggested she was already on course for a sizeable victory.

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  14. 'March for Science' protests see hundreds gather at HolyroodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Sunday Herald

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  15. Sturgeon warns May would "steamroller" Scotland with more MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Sunday Herald

    THERESA May will "steamroller" Scotland and ignore the wishes of Holyrood if the Conservatives are returned with an enhanced majority, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. The First Minister said Mrs May wanted to "crush dissent and silence opposition" north of the border, but admitted the polls suggested she was already on course for a sizeable victory.

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  16. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale with MP Ian Murray in Edinburgh SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Sunday Herald

    THERESA May will "steamroller" Scotland and ignore the wishes of Holyrood if the Conservatives are returned with an enhanced majority, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. The First Minister said Mrs May wanted to "crush dissent and silence opposition" north of the border, but admitted the polls suggested she was already on course for a sizeable victory.

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  17. Fresh calls for overhaul as back-to-back elections net councils chiefs another 300,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND'S back-to-back elections will see council chiefs secure an unexpected windfall worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, fuelling fresh calls for an urgent overhaul. In the wake of a Holyrood inquiry into the system of payments to returning officers and with over A 1.1 million paid out to just 32 officials in the two years to 2016, parliamentarians, academics and campaigners said change was urgent.

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  18. Questions on PFI school deals must be answered, MSPs toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Sunday Herald

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  19. Holyrood urged to unite against military site closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Sunday Herald

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  20. Holyrood urged to unite against military site closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Sunday Herald

    Veterans Secretary Keith Brown said it was still possible to overturn "bad decisions" taken by the Ministry of Defence last year. Eight military sites north of the border are due to close in the next 15 years, cutting the defence estate by 20%.

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