Holyrood morning roundup: Thursday 07 June, 2012

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Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:

Ed Miliband: ‘people who want Scottish independence are narrow nationalists’ (Daily Telegraph)

Fresh fears over future of Scottish regiments (The Herald)

Edinburgh Legionnaires’ outbreak: Victim died hours after hospital admission (The Scotsman)

Scotland’s teachers list five reasons to strike (The Scotsman)

Olympic torch to arrive in Scotland ahead of week of celebrations (STV)

Wind turbines could spin cash for council (Press & Journal)

SNP’s record police figures boast blasted by union who claim officers are covering for axed civilian workers (Daily Record)

Edinburgh Legionnaires’ outbreak: Hunt for source continues (BBC Scotland)

Woman jailed after driving through Falkirk with man on car bonnet (BBC Scotland)

PM calls for swift action to fix crisis over euro (The Herald)

Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:

- 09.15: A Scottish Government debate on reform of the Common Fisheries Policy follows a ministerial statement delivered to the chamber by Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon on the Legionnaires outbreak.

- 12.00: FMQ’s today will undoubtedly concentrate on the outbreak of Legionnaires that has so far infected 40 people in Edinburgh, including 21 confirmed and 19 suspected cases, with one death.

- 14.15: A themed question time lasting 40 minutes will focus on finance, employment and sustainable growth before a ministerial statement on the Scottish Government’s approach to taxation.

For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.

Alan Robertson Alan Robertson

A graduate in Politics and Journalism from the University of Strathclyde, Alan joined the Holyrood team as a reporter in May 2012 fresh from finishing his studies. Alan spent four years in student media, the last of which helping to launch the award-winning Glasgow Journal as Managing Editor, and continues to work part-time as a sub-editor in sport for the Sunday...

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