Growing movement of Scots expected to oppose politics of Trump during president's visit
Thousands of ordinary Scots are expected to join protests across Scotland opposing the UK visit from Donald Trump
THE MOVEMENT opposed to the state visit of US President Donald Trump will not just oppose the man but also the politics he represents when he visits Scotland later this week, according to organisers, with some of the biggest protests ever seen in Scotland expected to take place.
Trump touched down in the UK today [12 July] and was greeted by UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
Explainer: How could Theresa May be evicted from No 10?
After Boris Johnson and David Davis make their cabinet exit, how could Theresa May be replaced?
SPECULATION about Theresa May's tenancy at No 10 Downing Street has dominated the week, but how could she actually be replaced?
As two of Theresa May's top government team seemed to desert her, with the resignations of Brexit boss David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson, political pundits began to wonder how long the beleaguered prime minister could hold.
Opposition parties prepare for snap election as Tory Brexit mayhem worsens
Speculation over the long term future of the UK government has grown after leading Tory Brexiteers Boris Johnson and David Davis resigned from the cabinet
OPPOSITION parties are preparing for a snap general election after Theresa May's government was plunged into chaos following the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis amidst a rift in the cabinet over the governments approach to negotiations.
Boris Johnson followed David Davis in leaving the cabinet, announcing his resignation as foreign secretary on Monday [9 July] afternoon.
Fresh racism row for Scot Tories as councillor's attack on SNP rival dubbed 'xenophobic'
Tory Todd Ferguson attacked a Dutch political opponent for having a political opinion
A TORY COUNCILLOR has sparked a fresh racism row for Ruth Davidson after questioning whether a Dutch SNP opponent should have a political opinion, the second racism accusation levelled at the same councillor in under a year.
Todd Ferguson highlighted SNP councillor Joy Brahim's citizenship status in order to attack her political views, suggesting that Brahim was wrong to serve her community and have an opinion on Scottish independence because she is not a UK citizen.
Scots carbon footprint halved since 1990, but transport emissions increase for third year
Scotland has met its annual climate change target, but stubborn residential and transport emissions are proving difficult to cut according to new figures
SCOTTISH Government targets on cutting the country's greenhouse gas emissions have been met for the third consecutive year as Scotland outperforms the UK, but emissions from transport and housing are still on the increase.
Transport Bill is 'missed opportunity' to have publicly owned local bus services, claims Unite trade union
The new Transport Bill shows no immediate hope for campaigners looking to bring Scotland's bus services back into public ownership
CAMPAIGNERS who have long fought for Scotland's bus network to be brought into public ownership have been left disappointed after the publication of the Scottish Government's new Transport Bill, which Unite say will continue to let private companies benefit from public funds.
Campaigners set to confront SNP council leader Susan Aitken over support for Glasgow arms fair
Anti-millitarism campaigners held a short protest outside Glasgow City chambers on Monday [11 June] in opposition to an arms fair branded “Trident fest” scheduled for the end of June
COUNCILLORS in Glasgow are being urged to drop their support for a controversial arms fair which will be held in the city later this month, with a small protest held outside the city chambers today and campaigners set to confront SNP council leader Susan Aitken later this evening [11 June].
#DucMakesGlasgow: Thousands oppose 'outrageous' bid to deport human trafficking victim
Glasgow Unity Centre has launched an urgent appeal to save a man who was trafficked into the UK and forced to work on an illegal cannabis farm
THOUSANDS have backed a campaign to prevent a Vietnamese man from being deported, despite the UK Government recognising he is in the UK due to being a victim of human trafficking.
CommonSpace Podcast at #SNP18 with new deputy leader Keith Brown MSP
Scottish Government economy minister Keith Brown was elected by SNP members at the party’s conference in Aberdeen to become new deputy leader
FRESH from his successful bid to become the new SNP depute leader, Keith Brown sits down with CommonSpace editor Ben Wray to discuss his plans for the job, including the next steps for the hotly debated Growth Commission.
Revealed: Israeli weaponry used in Gaza blockade to be showcased at Glasgow council-sponsored arms fair
Millitary equipment which helps to maintain the Gaza blockade will be exhibited at Glasgow's very own arms fair later this month
THE manufacturer of an underwater detection system which helps to maintain the Gaza blockade will be exhibited at an arms fair in Glasgow this month, which is controversially backed by the SNP-led City Council.
Campaigners have slammed the ccouncil for supporting the event, previously dubbed a "carnival of militarism", which will take place at the SEC from 26 to 28 June.