Labour right-wingers create network to challenge Jeremy Corbyn
Conerned Labour figures aim to prevent left-wing drift if Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader.
THE RIGHT WING of the Labour Party has begun grouping together to coordinate opposition to socialist policies in the event that leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is successful elected.
Mirroring the party dynamics in the run up to Labour's left wing 1983 manifesto, MPs have held informal, closed meetings to discuses how to regain control of the party from the new intake of thousands of pro-Corbyn supporters, according to media reports.
Teachers trained to spot underfed children as food insecurity skyrockets
As cutbacks deepen, teachers are taught to spot malnutrition and hunger
TEACHERS throughout Scotland are to be issued advice on how to detect hunger and malnutrition in children, following a marked rise in food insecurity.
The guidance, which will be distributed next week, states that hunger "is moving from the exceptional to the more commonplace" among families in Scotland.
Revealed: Your designs for Scottish currency #ScotPound
We asked our readers what a Scottish currency should look like, and these were the results
JUST 48 hours ago, CommonSpace asked readers to submit pictures of what they think a Scottish currency should look like following the publication of New Economics Foundation (NEF) and Common Weal digital currency report .
What would Scotland's new currency look like? Have your say
We want you to tell us what a Scottish currency should look like
TODAY, the New Economics Foundation and Common Weal launched a new report into a new digital currency for Scotland.
The referendum campaign generated a huge amount of debate around currency, bringing the issue to the forefront of political debate in Scotland.
Now we want your input into this exciting development.
Common Weal and NEF join forces to create digital currency plan for Scotland
The New Economics Foundation (NEF) and Common Weal have created a report on a new model of currency in Scotland
A NEW REPORT has been published by the independent think tank NEF in association with the Common Weal exploring the creation of ScotPound, a new digital currency.
#QueenFacts: Proof that no one is safe from the Internet
The internet hijacked #QueenFacts with some facts of its own
THE HASHTAG #QueenFacts begun life as a way of honouring
the Queen’s 63-year reign
on Wednesday, but was promptly appropriated by Twitter’s creative minds.
CommonSpace compiled a selection of these new-fangled facts:
Cameron pledges to expand UK resettlement programme, but leaves the details in the dark
Cameron will alter the UK's resettlement programme, but fails to provide numbers
DAVID CAMERON has reportedly stated that the UK will accept more Syrian refugees, but the details surrounding the promise remain unknown.
The recent upsurge in public outcry about the refugee crisis was sparked with the image of a three-year-old child lying dead on a beach in Turkey having drowned fleeing conflict.
#RefugeeCrisis: What people in Scotland can do to help
Public mobilises to help refugees
COMMONSPACE has put together a list of protests, drop-off points, discussion groups, and fundraising events for people in Scotland who want to help with the escalating refugee crisis.
The crisis has seen millions of destitute refugees and internally displaced persons fleeing hardship and war in the hope of finding safety.
"She saw Scotland as a poetic nation": Tributes pour in after death of poet Tessa Ransford
Tessa Ransford, a poet and the founder of the Scottish Poetry Library, has died
TRIBUTES have been pouring in for renowned poet and founder of the Scottish Poetry Library Tessa Ransford, who has died aged 77 after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.
Friends of the poet have paid tribute to her life and work, and Scotland's Makar, Liz Lochhead, said people of Scotland were "grateful" for the "lasting legacy" of the Scottish Poetry Library.
George Osborne predicted to be the next prime minister of the UK
George Osborne is on course to be the next leader of the UK Government
A NEW POLL has revealed that Chancellor George Osborne is on track to be the next UK prime minister.
The poll in question surveyed Conservative party members, and showed the chancellor is expected to hold a 15 per cent lead over his closest contender, Sajid Javid.
Theresa May and Boris Johnson, both of whom were predicted to be frontrunners in the contest against Osborne, are lagging behind in third and fifth place.