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Sturgeon gives emotional response to question about testing in care homes [Video]

Sturgeon gives emotional response to question about testing in care homes

Nicola Sturgeon appeared to become emotional as she answered a question on testing care home residents for coronavirus. The First Minister was responding to a question by Scottish Labour MSP Neil..

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Brexit: 27 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU [Video]

Brexit: 27 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.

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Scottish Government 'generating headlines rather than delivering for workers'

scottish government 'generating headlines rather than delivering for workers'
The Scottish Labour leader claimed promises on wages, testing, and PPE were either delivered late or not at all.
Daily Record - Published

Nicola Sturgeon 'should give daily Covid-19 updates in Scottish Parliament'

nicola sturgeon 'should give daily covid-19 updates in scottish parliament'
The Scottish Labour leader said MSPs were not being given enough opportunities to question the fight against coronavirus.
Daily Record - Published

Former Scottish Labour leader ‘relieved’ after winning court battle over ‘homophobic’ tweets

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has shared her relief at winning a legal battle against a blogger who spread “hatred and homophobia” online. For the past two years Dugdale has been..
PinkNews - Published

Wings over Scotland blogger loses Kezie Dugdale 'homophobic tweet' appeal

Stuart Campbell is told criticism of his tweets by former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale were "fair comment".
BBC News - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News

14 residents die at coronavirus-hit Scots care home as operator comes under fire

14 residents die at coronavirus-hit scots care home as operator comes under fire
HC One reported the loss of life at the Orchard Care Home in Tullibody as Scottish Labour highlighted the worrying spread of the bug in Clackmannanshire.
Daily Record - Published

Kelly MSP fears parliament is being sidelined

kelly msp fears parliament is being sidelined
Scottish Labour MSP James Kelly has raised concerns that parliament is being sidelined during the coronavirus pandemic.
Daily Record - Published

Dumbarton MSP Jackie Baillie returns to Scottish Labour frontbench

dumbarton msp jackie baillie returns to scottish labour frontbench
She will act as the party's finance spokesperson and co-ordinate next year's election campaign.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard's uncle died of coronavirus in care home

scottish labour leader richard leonard's uncle died of coronavirus in care home
Leonard revealed the personal tragedy at First Minister's Questions
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour reshuffle sees Jackie Baillie return as party finance chief

scottish labour reshuffle sees jackie baillie return as party finance chief
Baillie has been given the influential post weeks after winning the deputy leadership contest
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour will make decision on Indyref2, says new shadow chancellor

scottish labour will make decision on indyref2, says new shadow chancellor
Anneliese Dodds gave Scottish Labour party leader Richard Leonard her full support.
Daily Record - Published

Care home stops admitting residents after '15 die from coronavirus in a month'

care home stops admitting residents after '15 die from coronavirus in a month'
The Crosslet House Nursing Home will not take in any new residents after calls from Scottish Labour deputy leader Jackie Baillie who was contacted by a whistle-blower.
Daily Record - Published

New Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer ‘gets Scotland’, Richard Leonard says

The head of Scottish Labour has said newly-elected Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer “gets Scotland” and he is looking forward to them working closely together.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Scottish Labour names Jackie Baillie as new deputy leader

scottish labour names jackie baillie as new deputy leader
The Dumbarton MSP's victory has been welcomed by party leader Richard Leonard, the TSSA trade union and UK deputy leadership hopeful Ian Murray MP.
Daily Record - Published Also reported by •Belfast Telegraph

Jackie Baillie elected Scottish Labour deputy leader

The MSP replaces Lesley Laird, who lost her seat at Westminster in the general election.
BBC News - Published

MSP halts campaign for deputy leadership of Scottish Labour due to pandemic

Jackie Baillie has suspended her campaign for the deputy leadership of Scottish Labour due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Dumbarton, Vale and Helensburgh communities praised for hospital fight

dumbarton, vale and helensburgh communities praised for hospital fight
But Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard says the Vale is at the centre of a system in "meltdown".
Daily Record - Published

Ban evictions during coronavirus crisis, Scottish Government urged

Scottish Labour has launched a petition calling for an evictions ban and rent breaks for tenants in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Scottish Labour councillor quits party after budget vote row

scottish labour councillor quits party after budget vote row
Angela Feeney did not vote with fellow Labour colleagues in North Lanarkshire
Daily Record - Published

Richard Leonard demands control of Scottish Labour's Holyrood election campaign

richard leonard demands control of scottish labour's holyrood election campaign
The Scottish Labour leader called on the UK candidates to respect the Scottish party.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour 'can’t out-Nat the Nats and can’t out-Unionist the Tories' says UK deputy leader contender Ian Murray

scottish labour 'can’t out-nat the nats and can’t out-unionist the tories' says uk deputy leader contender ian murray
Murray would also like to see Anas Sarwar and Jackie Baillie returned to the Scottish Labour front bench.
Daily Record - Published

Humza Yousaf accuses Scottish Labour leader of 'not taking racism seriously' over councillor racism row

humza yousaf accuses scottish labour leader of 'not taking racism seriously' over councillor racism row
Councillor Jim Dempster admitted Islamophobic comments about Yousaf, but the case has not been resolved two years later
Daily Record - Published

Pro-Labour trade union surveys members on IndyRef2 to ask how they would vote

pro-labour trade union surveys members on indyref2 to ask how they would vote
GMB Scotland is Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard's own trade union
Daily Record - Published

Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy says Scottish party has been treated as an 'afterthought'

labour leadership contender lisa nandy says scottish party has been treated as an 'afterthought'
Nandy said she would not interfere in the Scottish Labour party if elected leader.
Daily Record - Published

Lisa Nandy backs Scottish Labour to shape IndyRef2 policy

Lisa Nandy has promised to “never interfere” in devolved policymaking if she becomes Labour leader and believes the party’s stance on independence should be shaped by Scottish Labour.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Scottish and British Labour must work together to build a more federal UK

scottish and british labour must work together to build a more federal uk
Writing in the Daily Record, Labour leadership contender Sir Keir Starmer says the party must look to the Home Rule ethos of Keir Hardie.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour Leader visits Chris's House and hails their brilliant work

scottish labour leader visits chris's house and hails their brilliant work
He spoke with volunteers to talk about their work and dedication to the charity.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour MSP backs right of Holyrood to stage indyref2

scottish labour msp backs right of holyrood to stage indyref2
Alex Rowley said ruling out a referendum for the "foreseeable" future would put Labour alongside the Tories
Daily Record - Published

Politics column: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland MSP

The Scottish Labour leader has his say on Monklands Hospital developments
Daily Record - Published

Glasgow MSP pulls out of race to become Scottish Labour deputy

glasgow msp pulls out of race to become scottish labour deputy
Pauline McNeill's departure means the contest will be a Left v Moderate contest between Matt Kerr and Jackie Baillie
Daily Record - Published

Week ahead at Holyrood: MSPs debate council funding

Scottish Labour is leading a debate on council funding ahead of the forthcoming draft budget.
BBC News - Published

Politicians, lawyers and LGBT+ groups urgent call on Scottish Government to end period poverty

Anti-poverty campaigners are calling on politicians to back Labour’s plans to end period poverty in Scotland. Scottish Labour health spokesperson Monica Lennon’s bid to provide universal access to..
PinkNews - Published

Sole Scots Labour MP Ian Murray rejects party split

Ian Murray say Scottish Labour already enjoys autonomy from the UK party but should use it more.
BBC News - Published

Richard Leonard tells Labour chiefs Scottish party will decide IndyRef2 position

The Scottish Labour leader says those standing to run the British Labour Party should let the policy be decided in Scotland.
Daily Record - Published

Why it is time to bring forward a new generation of leadership in Scottish Labour

why it is time to bring forward a new generation of leadership in scottish labour
Dundee councillor Michael Marra reveals his vision for Labour as he launches his campaign to become the deputy leader of the Scottish party.
Daily Record - Published

Lisa Nandy's Catelonia comments put another nail in Scottish Labour's coffin

lisa nandy's catelonia comments put another nail in scottish labour's coffin
Annie Brown says the English Labour leadership hopeful only proved her party is out of touch with Scotland with her ill-judged remarks.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard says South Lanarkshire care services are "chaotic and disorganised"

scottish labour leader richard leonard says south lanarkshire care services are chaotic and disorganised
Each category of local services was recently rated either unsatisfactory or weak
Daily Record - Published

Dumbarton MSP in bid to be Scottish Labour deputy leader

dumbarton msp in bid to be scottish labour deputy leader
Jackie Baillie throws her hat in the ring for the job after saying the party is "hanging in the balance".
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour block plan for two MSPs to job share deputy leadership role

scottish labour block plan for two msps to job share deputy leadership role
Jackie Baillie and Pauline McNeill wanted to make a joint bid for the post but party bosses say such an arrangement is outwith the rules.
Daily Record - Published

Jackie Baillie and Pauline McNeill make bid for 'job sharing' Scottish Labour deputy leadership

jackie baillie and pauline mcneill make bid for 'job sharing' scottish labour deputy leadership
Jackie Baillie and Pauline McNeill are seeking support for both becoming joint deputy leader
Daily Record - Published

Labour leadership contender Jess Phillips slams John McDonnell over IndyRef2 and backs drug consumption room

labour leadership contender jess phillips slams john mcdonnell over indyref2 and backs drug consumption room
In a wide-ranging interview, Phillips claimed John McDonnell “harmed” Scottish Labour by dumping the party’s opposition to IndyRef2 and says she's 'open minded' on decriminalisation of drug..
Daily Record - Published

Leaked internal report reveals damning state of Scottish Labour

leaked internal report reveals damning state of scottish labour
A progress report of ex-MP Lesley Laird's party review flags up weaknesses in finance, governance and fundraising
Daily Record - Published

The death of Scottish Labour is a remarkable and painful event

Since delivering devolution, the party of John Smith and Donald Dewar has lost more than half its MSPs and is down to a single MP
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour needs better leadership more than internal reform

scottish labour needs better leadership more than internal reform
Daily Record political editor Paul Hutcheon says organisational change is no substitute for an inspiring leader
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour civil war as factions clash over IndyRef2 special conference

scottish labour civil war as factions clash over indyref2 special conference
Party chiefs had been expected to back a gathering in May to iron out an IndRef2 approach but leader Richard Leonard's plan was snubbed.
Daily Record - Published

Police Scotland's £11m compensation bill shows 'things need to change' in the force

police scotland's £11m compensation bill shows 'things need to change' in the force
Responding to the figures James Kelly, Scottish Labour's justice spokesman, said Scotland's policing is in disarray and things need to change within the organisation.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour needs to 'recast' it's relationship with UK party not separate says MSP

scottish labour needs to 'recast' it's relationship with uk party not separate says msp
Daniel Johnson suggests Scottish Labour could become like the Co-operative Party.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour's relationship with the UK party must change

scottish labour's relationship with the uk party must change
Labour MSP Daniel Johnson says he opposes calls for Scottish Labour to breakaway, but says the status quo must change.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour to hold conference over indyref2 stance

Party sources say it is too early to say that Scottish Labour is ready to back an independence referendum.
BBC News - Published

Scottish Labour consider backing independence referendum in dramatic policy shift

scottish labour consider backing independence referendum in dramatic policy shift
A Labour source said the party could give ground if a third 'federal' option was offered in a referendum.
Daily Record - Published

Separate Scottish Labour party 'should be an option' says MP Ian Murray

separate scottish labour party 'should be an option' says mp ian murray
The Scottish Labour MP said "everything" should be kept on the table.
Daily Record - Published



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