Tommy Sheridan and Solidarity

Tommy Sheridan and Solidarity

Tommy Sheridan heads back to jail

FORMER Scottish Socialist Party leader Tommy Sheridan arrived back in jail yesterday as the convicted perjurer's legal team increased the pressure on the prison authorities to reverse a controversial decision to reduce the former MSP's home leave.

On the ball: Tommy Sheridan free to make a run for it

FOOTBALL fanatic Tommy Sheridan enjoyed a kickabout yesterday, just six months after being jailed for perjury.

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Tommy Sheridan sees cut in prison leave as proof of victimisation

FORMER MSP Tommy Sheridan has seen his week-long home leave from jail reduced to just three days by prison authorities, it emerged yesterday.

News of the World scandal has no bearing on Sheridan's conviction says QC

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.

Tommy Sheridan's get-out clause

Jailed former MSP's defence lawyer is capitalising on the NotW's agonies

Phone hacking scandal: Police to probe evidence in Tommy Sheridan trial

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 newspaper staff face arrest over phone hacking

FIVE journalists and newspaper executives could be arrested within days over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.

Sheridan poised for early release from jail in four months

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.

Sheridan 'free by October'

FORMER MSP Tommy Sheridan could be out of jail by October, just nine months into his three-year sentence, it was reported today.

Interview: Alan McCombes - Tommy Sheridan: The truth

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.

Peter Ross: Socialists who go it alone

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."

Tommy Sheridan's jailing has 'helped his party's chances' for Holyrood

The party of the jailed politician Tommy Sheridan yesterday launched its manifesto for the Scottish election.

Tommy Sheridan's sister standing for Holyrood

The sister of disgraced politician Tommy Sheridan is standing for her brother's party at the Scottish elections.

Sheridans: differing approaches to questioning

THE tapes show how under questioning, Mrs Sheridan chose to remain silent, unlike her husband, inset, who answered questions for more than six hours.

Emma Cowing: Determined Gail is a force to reckon with

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.

Andrew Whitaker: Sheridan is out of the running, but Galloway could learn much from him

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.

Campaigners call on Salmond to order inquiry into Sheridan case

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 abandons bid for Holyrood to spend time with daughter

GAIL Sheridan will announce today that she is not following in her husband's footsteps to stand for the Scottish Parliament.

Tommy Sheridan - The sentence: Tagged Tommy could be out within four months

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.

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