Chris Green

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter. He has worked for the paper since 2007.

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Nicola Sturgeon has said that the SNP would vote down a future Labour Budget, although insists that such a process would not “bring down the Government”

General Election 2015: SNP would vote down a Labour budget, says Nicola Sturgeon

Critics say it is evidence that the party could destabilise the government

Jim Murphy (left) may save his seat for Labour due to Tory fears over the SNP, led by Nicola Sturgeon (right)

General Election 2015: Scottish Tory voters tactically voting for Labour to stop SNP

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy may be saved from losing his East Renfrewshire seat as a direct result

Outlander novelist Diana Gabaldon in battle to prevent 'industrial-scale' windfarm being built where travel series is set

'Given the undoubted economic value of tourism to Scotland, it seems insane to sacrifice one of its most scenic landscapes for the sake of an electrical pittance'

Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband takes part in the

General Election 2015: Think of the values your ancestors fought for before abandoning Labour for SNP, says Ed Miliband

The Labour leader will evoke the spirit of the party founder Keir Hardie

Jim Sillars played a prominent role in the Yes campaign in favour of independence

General Election 2015: Scottish independence referendum will be the 'first line' of next year's SNP manifesto, says former deputy leader

Former SNP MP Jim Sillars says party is 'bound' to include the pledge

Novel future: Pushkin Prize-winners assemble at the Archers Hall in Edinburgh

Pushkin Prizes: Unusual exchange programme aims to bring countries together through culture

Ten Scottish schoolchildren and their Russian peers attended a creative writing workshop in the Highlands this week, as Chris Green reports
All smiles: Labour candidate Lee Sherriff on the campaign trail

Lee Sherriff: The Labour candidate trying to claw Carlisle back from the Tories

Here, just ten miles from the Scottish border, the Tories’ apocalyptic warnings about a Labour pact with the SNP are getting through

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is trying to blow away concerns about another referendum on Scottish independence

General Election 2015: Forget about the referendum and back the SNP, says Sturgeon

The First Minister will claim that Scotland can emerge 'stronger and more united as a nation than we have ever been'

Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson campaigning in Edinburgh

General Election 2015: Leader of Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson says she has no interest in taking over from David Cameron

Ms Davidson said she already had 'a big job' to do in restoring the credibility of the Tories in Scotland after '20 years of stagnation and decline'

General Election 2015: Labour's similarities to the Tories explains why Scots are voting SNP, says Lord Ashcroft

'There is no discernible difference between [Labour and the Tories] - the SNP are the only ones pursuing a social agenda,' said one voter

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