Rival candidates say Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath seat is up for grabs

Predictions that one of Labour’s safest Scottish seats will turn yellow have been rubbished by opposing candidates.

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Pressure on Nicola Sturgeon to rule out another referendum after ‘gut’ claim

Nicola Sturgeon has come under fresh pressure to rule out another poll on Scottish independence.

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Big guns join Scottish Labour election fight

Labour is breaking out its big guns on the Scottish front in the battle for Downing Street, with appearances from several senior figures.

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The Queen leads Gallipoli tributes

The Queen has led the nation in commemorating the sacrifices made by Australian and New Zealand forces during the Gallipoli Campaign of the First ...

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Nick Clegg’s wife is a secret food blogger

The Clegg family have been writing a secret cookery blog for the last three years, the Deputy Prime Minister's wife has revealed.

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Goldman Sachs executive reaches settlement ahead of sex discrimination tribunal

An executive at Goldman Sachs who claimed she was denied millions of pounds in bonuses because she is a woman has reached a settlement with the ...

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Dundee bomb hoaxer fails in appeal

An armed raider and bomb hoaxer, linked to his crimes by his distinctive Dundee accent, failed to convince judges he was not the nuisance caller.

‘The German people don’t like us’ — veteran goes off-message at VE Day photocall

A Second World War veteran has claimed that "the German people don't like us" and said he experienced their "disdain".

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Tesco chief vows fightback after supermarket reports £6.4 billion loss

Tesco has slumped to a £6.4 billion annual loss after taking a massive writedown on the value of its property portfolio.

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MRI scans reveal Harry Potter books’ strange spell on the brain

Certain words and sentences from Harry Potter stories cast a spell on the brain, activating regions that process emotions, research has shown.

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