Alex Rowley will not resume his role as deputy leader of Scottish Labour despite a party inquiry into allegations of abuse being discharged. The list MSP for Fife was suspended by Labour in November following a newspaper report that he had sent abusive text messages to an ex-partner. Mr Rowley, a former election agent for Gordon Brown, denied the allegation and said he would work to clear his name. He announced today that the party’s investigations panel had discharged his case.
Joe McFadden has won the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing following a tense public vote. The Scottish actor and his dance partner Katya Jones jumped in delight after being revealed as winners live on BBC 1 tonight. The Glasgow-born star, best known for his roles in Heartbeat and Holby City, said “it was completely surreal” to be crowned champion of the long-running series. Paying tribute to his fellow contestants, he added: “I’m so in awe of everyone who started all those weeks ago.
Devolving control of immigration and employment law to the Scottish Parliament could boost workers’ rights post-Brexit, trade union bosses have said. The STUC and Unison welcomed a report from left-leaning think tank Common Weal which proposed a separate immigration policy for Scotland to meet the country’s demographic challenges as well as calling for “universal rights for all workers”.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".