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Call to overhaul "broken" open prison system

27 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

A call has been made to fix the “broken” prison system after it emerged there were no offenders serving short term sentences at the open facility near Dundee.
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SNP Finance Secretary under pressure to boost funding for 'filthy' Glasgow

27 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

A trade union will urge SNP Finance Secretary Derek Mackay to back a funding boost for Glasgow council following claims the city is close to going bust.
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Labour turmoil over Brexit and failed coup to topple deputy leader Tom Watson

27 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   3 articles

LABOUR's conference is in chaos over an aborted coup by left-wingers to depose the democratically-elected deputy leader of the party.
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TV football legend: Gordon Brown must lead the No side in indyref2

27 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

A leading Better Together campaigner has pleaded with former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown to front the pro-UK side if another independence referendum takes place.
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Fire risk fear in delayed Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital

27 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

A crisis-hit hospital in Edinburgh has cabling flaws that could trigger a fire, according to emails from the local health board to the SNP Government.
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Analysis: Labour conference gets off to turbulent start with failed bid to oust Tom Watson as deputy leader

1 hour ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   3 articles

AFTER the love-in that was the Liberal Democrat conference by the placid sea at Bournemouth, choppier waters are already washing in the political bile on day one of Labour's...
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‘Absolutely mad!' Corbyn's Brexit policy destroyed by leading left-wingers

‘Absolutely mad!' Corbyn's Brexit policy destroyed by leading left-wingers

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

LABOUR'S Brexit strategy was yesterday denounced as “absolutely mad” by leading Left-wingers who fear the party is on course for electoral disaster. Leave supporters said they...
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Unstoppable Brexit!' Farage reveals how Remainer victory would secure clean break from EU

Unstoppable Brexit!' Farage reveals how Remainer victory would secure clean break from EU

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

NIGEL FARAGE says that Boris Johnson will be forced to adopt his “clean break” Brexit policy - and abandon all hope of an EU deal - if Remainers succeed in delaying Britain's...
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Key Labour aide ‘quits over lack of competence and decency in Corbyn's team'

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Adviser Andrew Fisher accuses leadership of ‘class war' in resignation, as new row blows up over party's position on Brexit A key advisor to Jeremy Corbyn has reportedly quit...
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Labour explodes into civil war as Emily Thornberry rejects Corbyn's Brexit policy

Labour explodes into civil war as Emily Thornberry rejects Corbyn's Brexit policy

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

SHADOW FOREIGN SECRETARY Emily Thornberry has given a speech at a People's Vote rally that appears to dismiss her own parties current Brexit policy.
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Labour's great betrayal: Thornberry demands second referendum in Remainer...

Labour's great betrayal: Thornberry demands second referendum in Remainer Brighton march

EMILY THORNBERRY led a group of Labour Party MPs marching to demand a People's Vote on Brexit, despite Jeremy Corbyn failing to reveal which option he would prefer if there was... Read more ...

Labour in major row on eve of party conference as Corbynista's plot to oust...

Labour in major row on eve of party conference as Corbynista's plot to oust Tom Watson

JEREMY Corbyn's Labour Party is embroiled in a major row amid a savage plot to oust his deputy Tom Watson. Read more ...

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No deal Brexit closer than ever as EU brands Boris Johnson's proposals 'unsatisfactory'

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No deal Brexit plans ramped up as £300million set aside for major transport...

No deal Brexit plans ramped up as £300million set aside for major transport contracts

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Brexit Supreme Court ruling: When will we know the result of Gina Miller Brexit appeal?

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Lib Dem Davey rocked as BBC QT audience turn on him after viewer makes shock...

Lib Dem Davey rocked as BBC QT audience turn on him after viewer makes shock Brexit point

LIB DEM deputy leader Ed Davey was humiliated on BBC Question Time last night as an audience member made a stunning revelation about the party's Brexit policy. Read more ...

Unstoppable Brexit!' Farage reveals how Remainer victory would secure clean...

Unstoppable Brexit!' Farage reveals how Remainer victory would secure clean break from EU

NIGEL FARAGE says that Boris Johnson will be forced to adopt his “clean break” Brexit policy - and abandon all hope of an EU deal - if Remainers succeed in delaying Britain's... Read more ...

‘Absolutely mad!' Corbyn's Brexit policy destroyed by leading left-wingers

‘Absolutely mad!' Corbyn's Brexit policy destroyed by leading left-wingers

LABOUR'S Brexit strategy was yesterday denounced as “absolutely mad” by leading Left-wingers who fear the party is on course for electoral disaster. Leave supporters said they... Read more ...

Labour explodes into civil war as Emily Thornberry rejects Corbyn's Brexit...

Labour explodes into civil war as Emily Thornberry rejects Corbyn's Brexit policy

SHADOW FOREIGN SECRETARY Emily Thornberry has given a speech at a People's Vote rally that appears to dismiss her own parties current Brexit policy. Read more ...