Commons Speaker John Bercow praises SNP ‘solidarity’

Speaker John Bercow has praised SNP MPs for their "solidarity" as dozens of the group pour into the Commons for each maiden speech.

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George Galloway makes London mayor bid

Controversial ex-MP George Galloway is to seek election as the next Mayor of London.

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MSPs told ‘divine intervention’ is needed on exams

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to make a "divine intervention" after pupils were said to have been left in tears after an "unfair" Higher maths exam.

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Rail workers plan two new pay strikes

Network Rail workers are to stage two strikes next month after a new pay offer was rejected.

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Former MP Eric Joyce walks free after assaulting teenagers

Former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an "unjustified and unprovoked" assault in a shop.

‘And that’s why I love Andy Murray!” — Scots star feels the love for Kyle support

You might think Andy Murray would put his feet up and relax after his straight-sets first-round win in the French Open yesterday. But, no.

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Missing dog found after three years

A Staffordshire bull terrier missing for three years has been reunited with her owners thanks to a microchip.

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Armed raid on post office foiled

Fast-acting police have foiled an armed raid on a post office after catching three men in the act.

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Queen’s Speech: Scotland promised ‘strong and lasting constitutional settlement’

Scotland will be given a “strong and lasting constitutional settlement” through the UK Government’s plans for further devolution, the Queen has said.

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Former Scotland captain Colin Hendry denies harassment charges

Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry has denied harassing and assaulting his ex-girlfriend.