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Fire service union calls for an end to emergency service cuts

By Peter Urpeth

Photo Above: Denise Christie © FBU Scotland on Twitter

Ahead of its march and rally to the Scottish Parliament tomorrow,  the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has called for an end to cuts to the fire service, and for the Scottish Government to use its tax-raising powers to fund public services across Scotland. 735 more words

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Scottish Labour in dissarray as interim leader resigns over allegations of abuse and threats

Scottish Labour has been thrown into disarray just days before the announcement of the results in its leadership election.

Interim leader Alex Rowley has resigned his post and referred himself to party investigation chiefs  following allegations of abuse and threats of violence to an ex-lover – claims Rowley denies. 289 more words

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