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Thursday, May 13, 1999 Published at 16:48 GMT 17:48 UK


Dewar and Wallace weigh up options
Labour and the Liberal Democrats prepare for a weekend of political horse-trading as they forge a Scottish Parliament coalition.
Scots head for coalition rule
Labour is the biggest party in the new Scottish Parliament but has fallen nine seats short of an overall majority and is set to negotiate a coalition with the Liberal Democrats.
Socialists' foot in Holyrood door
The regional list has seen the Scottish Socialist Party win a seat at Holyrood along with something of a comeback by the Tories and a place for the Scottish Greens.
Axing tuition fees 'the price of coalition'
A majority of the members of the new Scottish Parliament support the abolition of student tuition fees.
Historic Green victory
Robin Harper has been elected to serve as the UK's first Green parliamentarian at Holyrood.
Splitting the ticket
BBC Scotland political editor Brian Taylor looks at how voters cast their ballots for different parties in this historic election.
The leaders' reactions
The four main party leaders give their reaction to the Scottish Parliament elections which will lead to hours of power-broking sessions.
Anger over count hold-ups
Delays in completing counts in the Scottish Parliament elections angered a Scottish Office minister.
The Scottish election in quotes
Scotland's first 'general election' for nearly 300 years is provoking lively comment from politicians as the results unfold.
Canavan's unhappy divorce
Dennis Cavanan, the man who Labour turned away from Holyrood, never wanted to leave the party of his youth - but felt he had no choice.
Dewar reaches the top
Donald Dewar's demeanour has earned him the nickname of Donald "Dour", but he is known as a top debater and one of the cleverest men in government.
Wallace: The kingmaker from Orkney
Jim Wallace ended the campaign as he began it, voicing his hope that the Scottish Parliament will engender a new era of consensual politics.





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