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UK and Scotland must put aside constitutional politics to rebuild post-Covid country – Ian Murray

Labour’s current priority is helping to defeat the coronavirus crisis but it must then build a new kind of politics, writes Ian Murray MP. Read full article: UK and Scotland must put aside constitut...→

UK and Scotland must put aside constitutional politics to rebuild post-Covid country – Ian Murray

Labour’s current priority is helping to defeat the coronavirus crisis but it must then build a new kind of politics, writes Ian Murray MP. Read full article: UK and Scotland must put aside constitut...→

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

News updates: Scotland eases lockdown; quarantine ends for visitors from ‘safe’ countries to England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read full article: UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon say...→

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

The Chancellor has not ruled out the possibility of making permanent changes to stamp duty, after he yesterday revealed a six-month holiday for houses under £5 [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuse...→

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

JAPAN has given the UK six weeks to agree a deal giving Britain the opportunity to strike a post-Brexit trade opportunity before the transition period ends in [...] Read full article: Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could...→

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

The number of urgent referrals for patients with possible cancer symptoms are still a third lower than normal as people continue to avoid going to… Read full article: Cancer referrals still third lower than ...→

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

THE UK’s proposed new immigration system could still lead to a halving of the number of people moving Scotland to work despite recent revisions,… Read full article: Revised UK immigration system could stil...→

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

The number of economic migrants heading to Scotland could drop by half - leaving some sectors struggling to fill jobs. Read full article: Scotland faces potential labour shortage...→

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

DUDLEY will hopefully go down in history as the birthplace of post-Brexit Britain. The West Midlands town was the venue for Boris Johnson to deliver one of the [...] Read full article: Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unlove...→

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

An £80 billion UK-wide stimulus package should be put in place to boost the economy and cut inequalities, the Scottish government has said.A report calls for t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK...→

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser, David Frost, met in Brussels with their teams. Read full article: Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Br...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Cancer patients in Scotland are suffering because clinical research trials have been put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, a report has found.The study [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients...→

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

WITH a week still to go before pubs in England open their doors again, the Sunday show hosts were keen to send a sober message about the coronavirus… Read full article: Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be h...→

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK HOLIDAYS are looking like they could be more popular than ever this year as Britons ditch holidays abroad for a break in the UK. Here are all the rules for [...] Read full article: UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & S...→

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

IN 1939 Germany was officially at war with Britain and France, but save for a minor skirmish in the Saarland and some to-ings and fro-ings in Norway and Denmar [...] Read full article: 24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak wi...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union said that John Swinney’s U-turn on full-time teaching in schools had put politics before safety.Larry Flanagan, general secre [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘puttin...→

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

When the Higgins Report on how Scotland might secure a road to economic recovery out of this dreadful pandemic appeared on Monday, its four-page foreword was s [...] Read full article: Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild...→

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

Travel experts have warned the cost of flights and package holidays is rising as anxiety around travelling diminishes among British tourists Read full article: How family first in Spain post-lockdown ...→

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

European Union leaders could be "very reluctant" to allow the UK to rejoin their group, but could welcome an independent Scotland into the… Read full article: EU 'open to independent Scotland re-join...→

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

THE UK will reveal the names of the first foreign citizens to face visa bans and asset freezes for alleged human rights abuses under Britain's new post-Brexit [...] Read full article: Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating ...→

Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Government holding Scotland back

Theresa May's shambolic government is holding Scotland back, Nicola Sturgeon will claim, hitting out at the UK Government over its policies on migration and au [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Governm...→

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Olympic gold medalist reckons "time is right" for his former team mate to get a top job and says today's athletes would welcome Malcolm's return Read full article: Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campb...→

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

As talks on a trade deal continued, Downing Street said the UK would be prepared for ‘either eventuality’ at the end of the year. Read full article: Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress ...→

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE: Francesca Freeman, 24, and Giles Orchard, 26, from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, are set to be among the first to tie the knot when restrictions are li [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in...→

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out a quarantine policy for people travelling from England, Wales, and Northern Ireland Read full article: You could have to quarantine if you visi...→

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

NICOLA STURGEON has been offering advice contrary to Westminster throughout the pandemic - but, despite her repeated attempts to segregate Scotland from the UK [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Tourists travelling over the border from England risk undoing Scotland’s efforts to eliminate Covid-19, an adviser to Nicola Sturgeon has claimed.For the third [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from E...→

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

BORIS Johnson will tear down the barriers to progress this week in an all-out bid to turbocharge the economy. The PM will order action to accelerate the delive [...] Read full article: PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in b...→

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

Coronavirus appears to be spreading slowest in Scotland but the rate of spread in the UK has become very consistent Read full article: The official estimate of R number in Wal...→

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

GUY VERHOFSTADT was last night dealt a major blow to his ambitions of leading a post-Brexit overhaul of the European Union. Read full article: Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist...→

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

Hairdressers, pubs and cinemas will reopen on July 15 and people will be able to go on self-catered staycations from the end of next week, Nicola Sturgeon has [...] Read full article: First Minister rules out 'reckless race'...→

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

BREXITEER Daniel Hodson predicted a prosperous future for the fishing and farming industry as he explained key benefits ahead for these industries. Read full article: Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set ...→

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Downing Street has approved list of nominees for membership of Westminster committee which scrutinises work of security and intelligence agencies Read full article: Long-delayed report into Russian influen...→

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

RACE and inequality has been dominating debate across the world in recent weeks after the death at police hands of George Floyd in America. In the wake of the [...] Read full article: Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put ...→

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls on the nation to 'roll up our sleeves' and clean up the rubbish discarded during the lockdown. The Prime Minister is throwing his weight be [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid cle...→

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

The first round of face-to-face negotiations since coronavirus struck had been due to conclude tomorrow in Brussels. But UK chief negotiator David Frost reveal [...] Read full article: Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU po...→

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP Pete Wishart was the subject of some thorough teasing from Secretary for Scotland Alistair Jack as he once again renewed his pleas for Scottish independ [...] Read full article: SNP MP mocked over giving up independenc...→

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon  has said introducing quarantine for people coming to Scotland from England is being considered, as she raised fears Boris Johnson was letting [...] Read full article: Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails t...→

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

IT WAS Saturday February 29 2020 and I got to spend some time with President Trump. The coronavirus pandemic had started in the USA but had not reached a serio [...] Read full article: Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Ge...→

Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms attract record £4bn in equity investment

Some £4 billion was pumped into smaller UK tech businesses last year, an increase of more than a quarter on the year before and the highest level for at least [...] Read full article: Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms a...→

Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk as Swissport halves UK workforce

Thousands of jobs are set to be lost at ground handling giant Swissport as a result of the impact on air travel caused by the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk...→

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

News updates: Scotland eases lockdown; quarantine ends for visitors from ‘safe’ countries to England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read full article: UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon say...→

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Downing Street has approved list of nominees for membership of Westminster committee which scrutinises work of security and intelligence agencies Read full article: Long-delayed report into Russian influen...→

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

Travel experts have warned the cost of flights and package holidays is rising as anxiety around travelling diminishes among British tourists Read full article: How family first in Spain post-lockdown ...→

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

JAPAN has given the UK six weeks to agree a deal giving Britain the opportunity to strike a post-Brexit trade opportunity before the transition period ends in [...] Read full article: Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could...→

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

RACE and inequality has been dominating debate across the world in recent weeks after the death at police hands of George Floyd in America. In the wake of the [...] Read full article: Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put ...→

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

THE UK will reveal the names of the first foreign citizens to face visa bans and asset freezes for alleged human rights abuses under Britain's new post-Brexit [...] Read full article: Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating ...→

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

The first round of face-to-face negotiations since coronavirus struck had been due to conclude tomorrow in Brussels. But UK chief negotiator David Frost reveal [...] Read full article: Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU po...→

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Olympic gold medalist reckons "time is right" for his former team mate to get a top job and says today's athletes would welcome Malcolm's return Read full article: Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campb...→

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

The number of economic migrants heading to Scotland could drop by half - leaving some sectors struggling to fill jobs. Read full article: Scotland faces potential labour shortage...→

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP Pete Wishart was the subject of some thorough teasing from Secretary for Scotland Alistair Jack as he once again renewed his pleas for Scottish independ [...] Read full article: SNP MP mocked over giving up independenc...→

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE: Francesca Freeman, 24, and Giles Orchard, 26, from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, are set to be among the first to tie the knot when restrictions are li [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in...→

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

An £80 billion UK-wide stimulus package should be put in place to boost the economy and cut inequalities, the Scottish government has said.A report calls for t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK...→

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon  has said introducing quarantine for people coming to Scotland from England is being considered, as she raised fears Boris Johnson was letting [...] Read full article: Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails t...→

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

NICOLA STURGEON has been offering advice contrary to Westminster throughout the pandemic - but, despite her repeated attempts to segregate Scotland from the UK [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Cancer patients in Scotland are suffering because clinical research trials have been put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, a report has found.The study [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients...→

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

BORIS Johnson will tear down the barriers to progress this week in an all-out bid to turbocharge the economy. The PM will order action to accelerate the delive [...] Read full article: PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in b...→

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK HOLIDAYS are looking like they could be more popular than ever this year as Britons ditch holidays abroad for a break in the UK. Here are all the rules for [...] Read full article: UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & S...→

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

GUY VERHOFSTADT was last night dealt a major blow to his ambitions of leading a post-Brexit overhaul of the European Union. Read full article: Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union said that John Swinney’s U-turn on full-time teaching in schools had put politics before safety.Larry Flanagan, general secre [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘puttin...→

Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk as Swissport halves UK workforce

Thousands of jobs are set to be lost at ground handling giant Swissport as a result of the impact on air travel caused by the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk...→

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

BREXITEER Daniel Hodson predicted a prosperous future for the fishing and farming industry as he explained key benefits ahead for these industries. Read full article: Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set ...→

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

The Chancellor has not ruled out the possibility of making permanent changes to stamp duty, after he yesterday revealed a six-month holiday for houses under £5 [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuse...→

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

European Union leaders could be "very reluctant" to allow the UK to rejoin their group, but could welcome an independent Scotland into the… Read full article: EU 'open to independent Scotland re-join...→

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

The number of urgent referrals for patients with possible cancer symptoms are still a third lower than normal as people continue to avoid going to… Read full article: Cancer referrals still third lower than ...→

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls on the nation to 'roll up our sleeves' and clean up the rubbish discarded during the lockdown. The Prime Minister is throwing his weight be [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid cle...→

Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Government holding Scotland back

Theresa May's shambolic government is holding Scotland back, Nicola Sturgeon will claim, hitting out at the UK Government over its policies on migration and au [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Governm...→

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

THE UK’s proposed new immigration system could still lead to a halving of the number of people moving Scotland to work despite recent revisions,… Read full article: Revised UK immigration system could stil...→

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

As talks on a trade deal continued, Downing Street said the UK would be prepared for ‘either eventuality’ at the end of the year. Read full article: Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress ...→

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

DUDLEY will hopefully go down in history as the birthplace of post-Brexit Britain. The West Midlands town was the venue for Boris Johnson to deliver one of the [...] Read full article: Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unlove...→

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out a quarantine policy for people travelling from England, Wales, and Northern Ireland Read full article: You could have to quarantine if you visi...→

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser, David Frost, met in Brussels with their teams. Read full article: Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Br...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Tourists travelling over the border from England risk undoing Scotland’s efforts to eliminate Covid-19, an adviser to Nicola Sturgeon has claimed.For the third [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from E...→

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

WITH a week still to go before pubs in England open their doors again, the Sunday show hosts were keen to send a sober message about the coronavirus… Read full article: Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be h...→

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

IT WAS Saturday February 29 2020 and I got to spend some time with President Trump. The coronavirus pandemic had started in the USA but had not reached a serio [...] Read full article: Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Ge...→

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

Coronavirus appears to be spreading slowest in Scotland but the rate of spread in the UK has become very consistent Read full article: The official estimate of R number in Wal...→

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

IN 1939 Germany was officially at war with Britain and France, but save for a minor skirmish in the Saarland and some to-ings and fro-ings in Norway and Denmar [...] Read full article: 24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak wi...→

Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms attract record £4bn in equity investment

Some £4 billion was pumped into smaller UK tech businesses last year, an increase of more than a quarter on the year before and the highest level for at least [...] Read full article: Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms a...→

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

Hairdressers, pubs and cinemas will reopen on July 15 and people will be able to go on self-catered staycations from the end of next week, Nicola Sturgeon has [...] Read full article: First Minister rules out 'reckless race'...→

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

When the Higgins Report on how Scotland might secure a road to economic recovery out of this dreadful pandemic appeared on Monday, its four-page foreword was s [...] Read full article: Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild...→

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon says new cases in Scotland at three-week high as restrictions eased

News updates: Scotland eases lockdown; quarantine ends for visitors from ‘safe’ countries to England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read full article: UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon say...→

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Long-delayed report into Russian influence on UK politics could soon be cleared for publication

Downing Street has approved list of nominees for membership of Westminster committee which scrutinises work of security and intelligence agencies Read full article: Long-delayed report into Russian influen...→

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuses to rule out permanent cut to stamp duty, as he admits UK  entering 'very significant recession'

The Chancellor has not ruled out the possibility of making permanent changes to stamp duty, after he yesterday revealed a six-month holiday for houses under £5 [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Rishi Sunak refuse...→

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

How family first in Spain post-lockdown got trip for £800 less than UK holiday

Travel experts have warned the cost of flights and package holidays is rising as anxiety around travelling diminishes among British tourists Read full article: How family first in Spain post-lockdown ...→

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could cause problems for post-Brexit deal

JAPAN has given the UK six weeks to agree a deal giving Britain the opportunity to strike a post-Brexit trade opportunity before the transition period ends in [...] Read full article: Trade deal blunder: Japan-UK talks could...→

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

EU 'open to independent Scotland re-joining' but 'reluctant to let UK back in'

European Union leaders could be "very reluctant" to allow the UK to rejoin their group, but could welcome an independent Scotland into the… Read full article: EU 'open to independent Scotland re-join...→

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put the spotlight on racism in the UK

RACE and inequality has been dominating debate across the world in recent weeks after the death at police hands of George Floyd in America. In the wake of the [...] Read full article: Anthony Joshua leads Sun's panel to put ...→

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

Cancer referrals still third lower than normal in Scotland in June - amid warning UK could face thousands of excess cancer deaths

The number of urgent referrals for patients with possible cancer symptoms are still a third lower than normal as people continue to avoid going to… Read full article: Cancer referrals still third lower than ...→

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

THE UK will reveal the names of the first foreign citizens to face visa bans and asset freezes for alleged human rights abuses under Britain's new post-Brexit [...] Read full article: Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating ...→

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid clean up of UK beauty spots

Boris Johnson calls on the nation to 'roll up our sleeves' and clean up the rubbish discarded during the lockdown. The Prime Minister is throwing his weight be [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson calls for a post-Covid cle...→

Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Government holding Scotland back

Theresa May's shambolic government is holding Scotland back, Nicola Sturgeon will claim, hitting out at the UK Government over its policies on migration and au [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon: '˜Shambolic' UK Governm...→

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU post-Brexit trade deal end EARLY

The first round of face-to-face negotiations since coronavirus struck had been due to conclude tomorrow in Brussels. But UK chief negotiator David Frost reveal [...] Read full article: Blow as face-to-face talks on a UK-EU po...→

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

Revised UK immigration system could still halve numbers coming to Scotland

THE UK’s proposed new immigration system could still lead to a halving of the number of people moving Scotland to work despite recent revisions,… Read full article: Revised UK immigration system could stil...→

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campbell for atop job in UK Athletics rebuild

Olympic gold medalist reckons "time is right" for his former team mate to get a top job and says today's athletes would welcome Malcolm's return Read full article: Christian Malcolm backed by Darren Campb...→

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

Scotland faces potential labour shortage under UK Government migration reforms

The number of economic migrants heading to Scotland could drop by half - leaving some sectors struggling to fill jobs. Read full article: Scotland faces potential labour shortage...→

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress in post-Brexit UK-EU talks

As talks on a trade deal continued, Downing Street said the UK would be prepared for ‘either eventuality’ at the end of the year. Read full article: Merkel warns of ‘very limited’ progress ...→

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP mocked over giving up independence as Scotland Secretary insists 'UK will be free'

SNP MP Pete Wishart was the subject of some thorough teasing from Secretary for Scotland Alistair Jack as he once again renewed his pleas for Scottish independ [...] Read full article: SNP MP mocked over giving up independenc...→

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unloved' Brits at the heart of spending spree to rebuild the nation is spot on

DUDLEY will hopefully go down in history as the birthplace of post-Brexit Britain. The West Midlands town was the venue for Boris Johnson to deliver one of the [...] Read full article: Boris' plan to put 'neglected and unlove...→

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in UK to marry post-lockdown

EXCLUSIVE: Francesca Freeman, 24, and Giles Orchard, 26, from Burgess Hill, West Sussex, are set to be among the first to tie the knot when restrictions are li [...] Read full article: EXCLUSIVE Bride-to-be is one of first in...→

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK-wide stimulus package

An £80 billion UK-wide stimulus package should be put in place to boost the economy and cut inequalities, the Scottish government has said.A report calls for t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Scotland calls for £80bn UK...→

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

You could have to quarantine if you visit Scotland from other parts of the UK

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out a quarantine policy for people travelling from England, Wales, and Northern Ireland Read full article: You could have to quarantine if you visi...→

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails to rule out quarantine for people travelling from rest of the UK to Scotland | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon  has said introducing quarantine for people coming to Scotland from England is being considered, as she raised fears Boris Johnson was letting [...] Read full article: Border skirmish: Nicola Sturgeon fails t...→

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Brexit trade talks with UK resume

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Boris Johnson’s Europe adviser, David Frost, met in Brussels with their teams. Read full article: Barnier: EU ‘calm and united’ as post-Br...→

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will not be leaving UK ‘for a generation’

NICOLA STURGEON has been offering advice contrary to Westminster throughout the pandemic - but, despite her repeated attempts to segregate Scotland from the UK [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon blow: Why Scotland will ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients ‘feel abandoned’ with research trials put on hold

Cancer patients in Scotland are suffering because clinical research trials have been put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, a report has found.The study [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Cancer patients...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from England ‘could put Covid-free goal at risk’

Tourists travelling over the border from England risk undoing Scotland’s efforts to eliminate Covid-19, an adviser to Nicola Sturgeon has claimed.For the third [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tourists from E...→

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be heading to Scotland on holiday?

WITH a week still to go before pubs in England open their doors again, the Sunday show hosts were keen to send a sober message about the coronavirus… Read full article: Politics Watch: Might Boris Johnson be h...→

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in bid to rebuild UK and turbocharge economy

BORIS Johnson will tear down the barriers to progress this week in an all-out bid to turbocharge the economy. The PM will order action to accelerate the delive [...] Read full article: PM to reveal £250bn 'Project Speed' in b...→

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Germany ABOVE UK, says NIGEL FARAGE

IT WAS Saturday February 29 2020 and I got to spend some time with President Trump. The coronavirus pandemic had started in the USA but had not reached a serio [...] Read full article: Britain needs Trump - Biden would put Ge...→

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & Scotland staycation rules revealed

UK HOLIDAYS are looking like they could be more popular than ever this year as Britons ditch holidays abroad for a break in the UK. Here are all the rules for [...] Read full article: UK holidays: Wales, Northern Ireland & S...→

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

The official estimate of R number in Wales dips as Scotland leads UK

Coronavirus appears to be spreading slowest in Scotland but the rate of spread in the UK has become very consistent Read full article: The official estimate of R number in Wal...→

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak will decide if UK thrives or dies post COVID-19

IN 1939 Germany was officially at war with Britain and France, but save for a minor skirmish in the Saarland and some to-ings and fro-ings in Norway and Denmar [...] Read full article: 24 hours to save Britain! Rishi Sunak wi...→

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist to lose out on top EU job in post-Brexit rebuild

GUY VERHOFSTADT was last night dealt a major blow to his ambitions of leading a post-Brexit overhaul of the European Union. Read full article: Guy Verhofstadt snubbed: Arch-federalist...→

Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms attract record £4bn in equity investment

Some £4 billion was pumped into smaller UK tech businesses last year, an increase of more than a quarter on the year before and the highest level for at least [...] Read full article: Scotland in fast lane as UK tech firms a...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘putting politics before classroom safety’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union said that John Swinney’s U-turn on full-time teaching in schools had put politics before safety.Larry Flanagan, general secre [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney ‘puttin...→

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

First Minister rules out 'reckless race' with rest of UK as Jackson Carlaw says Scotland too slow coming out of lockdown | Press and Journal

Hairdressers, pubs and cinemas will reopen on July 15 and people will be able to go on self-catered staycations from the end of next week, Nicola Sturgeon has [...] Read full article: First Minister rules out 'reckless race'...→

Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk as Swissport halves UK workforce

Thousands of jobs are set to be lost at ground handling giant Swissport as a result of the impact on air travel caused by the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: Hundreds of jobs across Scotland at risk...→

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild Scotland, but just look at the price tag

When the Higgins Report on how Scotland might secure a road to economic recovery out of this dreadful pandemic appeared on Monday, its four-page foreword was s [...] Read full article: Alf Young: Higgins has a plan to rebuild...→

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set for MAJOR rebuild as Brexit unleashes UK potential

BREXITEER Daniel Hodson predicted a prosperous future for the fishing and farming industry as he explained key benefits ahead for these industries. Read full article: Brexit triumph: Fishing and farming set ...→