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Revealed: Daily Record poll shows Jim Murphy faces huge uphill task to return Labour Party to power in Scotland — JIM Murphy faces a massive job in restoring Labour's fortunes after a poll showed just one in four voters thinks his leadership will make the party more successful. The Daily Record survey, taken days after Murphy's election as Scottish Labour leader, shows the SNP continuing to dominate Westminster and Holyrood voting intentions.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @faisalislam: And here is @torcuil 's Record article accompanying that dire Survation poll for Labour in Scotland...:…

Dec 21, 2014

And here is @torcuil 's Record article accompanying that dire Survation poll for Labour in Scotland...:…

Dec 21, 2014

Apparently still some problems with earlier link. This one should work.…

Dec 21, 2014

Jim Murphy has A LOT of work to do to avoid a Scottish Labour wipeout. Here's the Record's latest poll. #GE2015…

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Royal Bank of Scotland hoarding £20m fortune in art - five years after pledging to sell it or put it on display — THE Royal Bank of Scotland's £20million art collection is gathering dust - five years after bosses pledged to sell it or put it on display. Valuable paintings including work by LS Lowry and Scots artists Jack Vettriano and Peter Howson could have been sold off to raise cash for the ailing bank, now owned by taxpayers after former chief executive Fred Goodwin ran it into the ground.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @Ian_Fraser: #RBS art collection gathers dust—5 years after bank said it would sell or display (@Daily_Record Feb '14)

Stereo Kicks in Glasgow: Chaos as hundreds of teenage fans turn up to see boyband play at club — X FACTOR boyband Stereokicks caused chaos as hundreds of screaming girls watched them perform in a Scots club. Fans waited outside student venue Campus from as early as 6am to catch a glimpse of the eight lads, who embark on the X factor tour next year.

Jobs & families are the best medicine: New public health specialist Harry Burns on joining the FM's team of economic advisors — BURNS will have his first meeting with Nicola Sturgeon's Council of Economic Advisors in the New Year and his intentions are clear. With a firm focus on inequality and social justice, he wants all Scots to feel that life is worth living so they can be motivated to improve their health.

Rory Bremner's festive review to give impressions of a momentous year for Scotland — RORY Bremner thought the independence referendum was done and dusted. Then he started filming his festive review of a year like no other in Scotland and realised nothing is black and white. Months on from Scotland's historic vote, he is still torn.

Scots actress lands dream role with part in Doctor Who Christmas special — IT'S taken 51 years but Maureen Beattie has finally got what she wanted for Christmas - a part in Doctor Who . The Glasgow actress, daughter of Scottish showbiz legend Johnny Beattie, has been a fan of the sci-fi series since the first episode in 1963.

We must act to help Middle East Christians who are tortured and killed for their faith, says Douglas Alexander — ACROSS Scotland this week, thousands of us will be singing of that "silent night, holy night" in the town of Bethlehem. But as Christmas approaches with its promise of "peace on Earth and mercy mild," in places around the world such a simple act of worship is a life-risking act.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @mcgregormt: Important (& moving) piece on anti-Christian persecution around the world by @DAlexanderMP, inc what UK gov should do http:…

Craig Swan: Celtic have to ditch Aleksandar Tonev now - or risk their reputation — THE Aleksandar Tonev affair has become a nightmare for Celtic. They can't win. Back him and they are accused by some of not taking the situation seriously enough. Sack him and they are accused by others of deserting the guy in his time of need.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @craigswanDR: Time for Celtic to say ta-ta to Tonev. Not worth a Suarez-like gamble on their reputation.

Video: Media Scotland get into the festive spirit with Christmas jumpers and awful karaoke — STAFF at Media Scotland, publishers of the Daily Record, Sunday Mail and Scotland Now took part in a charity festive fundraiser for the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund. Whether it was tinsel, mistletoe, Christmas jumpers or festive sparkles the offices was festive-tastic.