Glasgow East by-election
Glasgow East by-election
TWO former BBC journalists are set to go head to head in the Glasgow North-east by-election.
A ROW has erupted over claims that the Scottish Government was "electioneering" at taxpayers' expense by holding a public meeting on independence in the Glasgow constituency that is set for a crucial by-election.
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FIRST Minister Alex Salmond said today that there were no safe Labour seats in Scotland in the wake of the SNP's victory in Glasgow East.
Friday, 11.20am OK. First things first. I was wrong. I predicted that Labour would hang on to Glasgow East.
GORDON Brown brushed off the threat of a leadership challenge today after the disastrous defeat of Labour in the Glasgow East by-election.
CONSERVATIVE leader David Cameron urged Prime Minister Gordon Brown to call a general election in the wake of Labour's disastrous by-election defeat in Scotland today.
LABOUR would only have one Westminster MP from Scotland if the Glasgow East swing was repeated across Scotland at a general election.
"Three weeks ago the SNP predicted a political earthquake. This SNP victory is not just a political earthquake, it is off the Richter scale.
THERE have been four great SNP by-election victories. To the history books can be added Glasgow East.
GORDON Brown was hit by a political earthquake early this morning when the SNP narrowly snatched a sensational victory in the Glasgow East by-election.
Thursday, 10am Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
ONE began the day with a bowl of muesli; the other evoked echoes of former Tory prime minister John Major, using a soapbox for a last-day rallying call to supporters.
CAMPAIGNERS have pounced on revelations that Gordon Brown gave Baroness Thatcher a costly gift of silverware when the pair met last year.
THE battle for Glasgow East looked like going down to the wire last night, with the SNP claiming the race was "neck and neck" and Downing Street predicting a Labour victory by about 1,000 votes.
FRANCES Curran, the Scottish Socialist Party's candidate, has been the subject of death threats, it emerged last night.
ALEX Salmond raised the stakes in the crucial Glasgow East by-election yesterday, placing himself at the helm of the SNP charge and declaring it a referendum on the popularity of the Westminster and Holyrood governments.
SCOTTISH National Party campaigners claimed to be making up ground today as the Glasgow East by-election reached its closing stages.
Monday 21 July, 11.55pm
A CLEAR division has opened between Labour and the SNP over plans to radically reform the welfare system and encourage thousands of people back into work.