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From left: Scotland’s Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Labour leader Jim Murphy, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie during Tuesday night’s televised debate. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has declared that a vote for the Scottish National Party in next month’s Westminster elections “doesn’t mean t(...)

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphywith party members at Neilston on the outskirts of Glasgow during the launch of the party’s general election campaign yesterday. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy stood in a hall in Neilston, a town in his constituency outside Glasgow, and remembered a night of triumph in anothe(...)

Top talk: Ed Miliband (right) is congratulated by Scottish Labour Party leader Jim Murphy following his speech at the Scottish Labour Party Conference in Edinburgh. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Labour’s Ed Miliband gave one of his best speeches on Saturday before a two-thirds filled hall in Edinburgh, passionately putting forward his vision f(...)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon: said blocking the privatisation of services in England would help to protect Scotland’s own independent National Health Service. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish National Party MPs can vote on issues affecting the English National Health Service after the general election, Scottish first minister Ni(...)

 Jim Murphy, who was the favourite to win, became well-known for his soap box brand of pro-union patriotism during September’s referendum on independence. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The opposition Labour party has elected former cabinet minister Jim Murphy as its new leader in Scotland, five months before a national election in wh(...)

 Johann Lamont, leader of the Scottish Labour Party:  for now she has managed to quieten dissent in her own rants. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

Former Labour minister Jim Murphy stood on a couple of red bottle-crates on a street in Argyll to campaign for a No vote in next month’s Scottish inde(...)

Sepp Blatter: unease among some sponsors will raise the pressure on the Fifa presiden. Photograph: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images

Two more of Fifa’s headline World Cup sponsors have warned that corruption allegations engulfing the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar are damaging(...)

The Qatar 2022 organising committee claims Bin Hammam, who was banned from football after bribing officials in a 2011 bid to unseat Blatter as Fifa president, had nothing to do with their bid

Senior Fifa figures are seriously considering the ramifications of ordering a rerun of the vote for the right to stage the 2022 World Cup, after new (...)

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