Leonard's drive for Unionst credentials prompts criticism from key allies
The Scottish party leader has used Labour’s 2018 conference to promote his anti-independence credentials
RICHARD LEONARD has been accused by some in his own supporter base of abandoning Labour’s support for Scottish self-determination after an apparent drive to promote his unionist credentials, rhetoric one respected activist said is based on a false assumption.
Analysis: Corbyn's comments on #indyref2 unspun
The Labour leader is instinctively supportive of Scotland's right to determine its own future, even if he would support a future no vote
JEREMY CORBYN has re-affirmed his general support for the right of Scots to decide their own future in a BBC interview, making clear he would be unlikely to stop a second referendum and instead seek to convince Scots to remain in the UK under his plans.
Unprecedented strike action planned as hospitality workers walk out for £10 an hour
Staff from McDonalds, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays will walk out of work as part of a coordinated campaign across the hospitality sector for better pay and conditions
STAFF FROM THREE major hospitality chains will walk out of work together in October in unprecedented strike action jointly organised between union members from McDonalds, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays.
Analysis: 3 internal battles Labour will face at its party conference
Labour will gather in Liverpool this weekend with key battles over Europe and party democracy expected to dominate headlines
LABOUR will gather for its autumn conference in Liverpool this weekend after a "summer of discontent", with key battles over Europe, antisemitism and internal party democracy set to fuel more debate across the warring wings of the party.
CommonSpace takes a look behind the headlines at the debate which will shape the weekend.
New campaign bids to promote nightlife to disabled Scots
Stay Up Late Scotland wants to make Scotland's vibrant late-night scene more inclusive of disabled Scots
FED UP of calling time on their nights out at 9pm, campaigners want to make Scotland's vibrant late-night music scene better for those who often have to leave before the night is over because of accessibility challenges.
Campaigners call for urgent intervention as former banker Kweku Adoboli is transported to London for deportation
'Rogue trader' Kweku Adoboli was jailed after he lost a Swiss bank £1bn, but since his release, he has worked to reform the banking system
JAILED banker turned reform campaigner is facing imminent threat of deportation after being transported from Scotland to Colnbrook Removal Centre near Heathrow, supporters have announced.
SNP MP launches 'crucial' bid for reform to Universal Credit over domestic abuse risk
An SNP MP wants to use new domestic abuse legislation to close a Universal Credit loophole which leaves claimants open to financial abuse by their partners
NEW DOMESTIC ABUSE legislation at Westminster could be used to reform Universal Credit payments to protect people from financial abuse, announcing plans to amend government proposals Dr Philipa Whitford said the change was "crucial".
10 years since the crash: Where did banking go wrong, and how do we fix it?
10 years on from the financial crash, how Britain was brought to the brink of collapse
A DECADE on from the crash of 2008, major questions are still unanswered about how successive governments and global financial elites led Britain to the brink of financial ruin. How did they get it so wrong?
'The more you try to silence us, the louder we will say it': Palestine activists in Scotland determined to fight on
Palestine activists have said the increasing adoption of the IHRA antisemitism examples are one part of a campaign to stifle discussion on Israeli crimes
ACTIVISTS exposing the situation facing Palestinians have re-committed themselves to action following Labour's adoption of a controversial code on antisemitism, which many think will further stifle honest debate on Israel's actions.
Analysis: Why Corbyn's rumoured IHRA climbdown is unlikely to settle the row engulfing Labour
Labour's ruling executive is expected to adopt the controversial definitions of antisemitism which were previously rejected, but will that calm the party after a summer of chaos?
AFTER a chaotic summer for Jeremy Coryn as he battled some of his own MPs over accusations of antisemitism, the party's national executive committee is tomorrow expected to adopt the much-debated IHRA code which defines anti-semitism.