FORMER MSP Tommy Sheridan has seen his week-long home leave from jail reduced to just three days by prison authorities, it emerged yesterday.
The phone hacking scandal at the News of the World has no bearing on the perjury conviction of former Scottish Socialist Party leader Tommy Sheridan, a leading QC has said.
Jailed former MSP's defence lawyer is capitalising on the NotW's agonies
POLICE have been asked to look at evidence given by witnesses in the Tommy Sheridan perjury trial in light of allegations about the News of the World.
FIVE journalists and newspaper executives could be arrested within days over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.
TOMMY Sheridan, the former leader of the Scottish Socialist Party who was jailed for perjury this year, could be released within four months, it has emerged.
FORMER MSP Tommy Sheridan could be out of jail by October, just nine months into his three-year sentence, it was reported today.
THE charisma, energy and powerful oratory of Tommy Sheridan first came to Alan McCombes's notice way back in 1986 when he recommended that the young left-winger should be taken on as Militant's Scottish youth organiser.
ON A long, sun-baked Good Friday, a woman in her early fifties is sitting behind a trestle table in the pedestrianised shopping street in Motherwell. She has short silver hair, red boots, and a tartan rosette. Behind her, taped to the windows of a shut-down shop, banners urge passers-by to vote Solidarity. "Roll-up! Roll-up!" she says through a megaphone. "Elect a Sheridan back into the Scottish Parliament."
The party of the jailed politician Tommy Sheridan yesterday launched its manifesto for the Scottish election.
The sister of disgraced politician Tommy Sheridan is standing for her brother's party at the Scottish elections.
THE tapes show how under questioning, Mrs Sheridan chose to remain silent, unlike her husband, inset, who answered questions for more than six hours.
GAIL Sheridan's wardrobe has long been a source of mystery to me, as I'm sure it is for much of a fretting nation. Say what you like about her taste in men, but the woman knows how to wear a pair of sunglasses.
THE Tommy Sheridan bandwagon has temporarily ground to a halt, with the fallen left winger locked up in Barlinnie prison. However, the incarceration of the former Scottish Socialist Party leader means the focus is now almost entirely on Sheridan's one-time comrade, George Galloway, when it comes to a left-wing challenge at this year's Holyrood elections.
ALEX Salmond has been asked to order an inquiry into the handling of the perjury case against the disgraced former Scottish Socialist Party leader, Tommy Sheridan.
GAIL Sheridan will announce today that she is not following in her husband's footsteps to stand for the Scottish Parliament.
TOMMY Sheridan could be back walking the streets of his native Glasgow within four months with an electronic tag around his ankle, his legal team believe.