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Tag: election

Historic clean sweep for French President highlights weaknesses in UK energy...

By Bob Duncan Recently elected French President Francois Hollande tightened his grip on power yesterday as his anti-austerity Socialist party and its allies won...

Eurozone on edge as Greece goes to the polls

By Martin Kelly  Eurozone leaders are waiting anxiously as Greeks go to the polls today.  This election, called after the May 6th stalemate, is...

Demands for Glasgow recount as hundreds of ‘lost’ ballot papers discovered

By Martin Kelly  SNP MSP James Dornan is calling on Glasgow City Council to recount ballots as soon as possible after it emerged hundreds...

Questions over BBC Scotland’s election figure claims

By Martin Kelly  The BBC is today facing questions over their reporting of Scotland’s local authority election results after figures reported by the broadcaster...

Salmond hails “best ever” result as SNP records election hat-trick

By Martin Kelly  SNP leader Alex Salmond has hailed the success of the party's local government election campaign, following figures which show the party...

SNP hopeful of gains across country as parties await results of...

By Martin Kelly  The SNP’s Local Government Minister Derek Mackay has said the party is confident of making gains “across the country” and “in...

SNP warn of Labour’s catalogue of broken promises as local elections...

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP is warning families that Labour are a threat to their budgets, and cannot be trusted to maintain a...

Blunder as Lamont launches Labour council election campaign by conceding defeat

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has launched her party’s local election campaign by immediately conceding defeat to the SNP.  The extraordinary...

SNP unveil manifesto to “Let Glasgow Flourish”

By Martin Kelly The SNP has published its manifesto for Glasgow for the local council elections on May 3, with a promise to put...

Pressure increases on Johann Lamont to publish leadership election details

By a Newsnet reporter  New Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont is facing calls for openness following Saturday’s triumph when she emerged as the winner...