Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland: "I'm not a fellow traveller" with the SNP
Favourite for Labour leadership holds Edinburgh and Glasgow rallies
UK LABOUR LEADERSHIP hopeful Jeremy Corbyn faced questions on independence and devolution as he arrived in Scotland for a series of campaign rallies.
The socialist candidate has surged into the lead with a recent opinion poll placing his support on 53 per cent among Labour election voters.
However, Corbyn faced questions over his views on Scottish politics in an appearance on BBC programme Scotland 2015.
'The Shock of Victory' arts exhibition to launch on Scottish indyref anniversary
The Shock of Victory, a programme run by the CCA, will open on 18 September, one year on from the Scottish referendum
THE CCA will open a programme titled The Shock of Victory on the anniversary of the Scottish independence referendum to explore artistic approaches, techniques, provocations and motivations in a post-referendum Scotland.
The programme is an exhibition, a symposium and a digital publication. By focussing on uncertainty, it aims reframe what victory means by discussing the practices of activists, rather than tactics.
100 days after the SNP tsunami: The highs and lows of Scotland's new Westminster MPs
With the Tories in control of parliament, the going has been tough on the SNP opposition benches
ON THE MORNING of 8 May, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon declared that there could be no more "business as usual" at Westminster.
Scotland, in an unprecedented political transformation, has delivered a landslide to the Scottish National Party.
Meanwhile the Labour party was demolished - north and south. The Tories, despite all predictions of a hung parliament, gained an overall majority and a firm grip on power.
McDash Reports: NHS remodelled as the Hunger Games; Labour party washes up on beach; Chuckle Brothers to run for London Mayor
CommonSpace's weekend news man, Balder McDash, rounds up the main stories
NHS remodelled as the Hunger Games
JEREMY HUNT, secretary of state for health, has announced his intention to remodel the NHS in the style of the Hunger Games.
Members of the public will now compete to receive medical treatment. On the sound of the klaxon, patients will race towards the operating theatre.
Scottish Tories urge SNP to drop plans for merger of British Transport Police
Police Scotland in "crisis" following numerous scandals
SCOTTISH Tory justice spokesperson Margaret Mitchell has called on the Scottish Government to abandon its plan to merge the Scottish elements of the British Transport Police with Police Scotland, saying that the Scottish police force is "in meltdown" and could not handle the responsibility.
Summer 2015 on course to be wettest and windiest for decades
As July came and went, we ask, where was the sunshine?
THE Scottish summer of 2015 is on course to be the windiest for at least two decades, and one of the wettest Julys on record, with 72 percent of predicted rainfall falling within the first 15 days.
Scotland's only Labour MP abstained from the Welfare Bill as 48 MPs rebelled
Despite 48 rebel Labour MPs breaking the party line of abstention to vote against the Tory's Welfare Bill, Scotland's only Labour MP abstained.
Scotland's only remaining Labour MP, Ian Murray, abstained from the Tory's Welfare Bill on Monday - which will see £12bn of cuts to social security - despite nearly a quarter of all Labour MPs voting against it.