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Black Lives Matter: Sir Keir Starmer 'regrets' calling movement a 'moment'

7 minutes ago   |   BBC

The Labour leader says he should not have referred to the movement as a "moment" in a BBC interview.
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Boris Johnson's Covid-19 dice are loaded against our struggling towns | Gaby Hinsliff

11 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The pandemic is about to get even more socially divisive, with people in the least economically resilient areas at most risk Never bet more than you can afford to lose. The old...
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Sir Gus O'Donnell calls for wealth tax as part of UK's Covid-19 response

49 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Ex-cabinet secretary says move would show Boris Johnson is serious about tackling inequality Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK government's...
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Sturgeon blow: Senior SNP politician turns on party saying IndyRef2 would be illegal

Sturgeon blow: Senior SNP politician turns on party saying IndyRef2 would be illegal

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

AN SNP chief has criticised Nicola Sturgeon's party saying there are "alternative ways" to hold a vote on Scottish independence instead of an "illegal referendum."
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Businesses welcome two-metre rule changes but warn over face covering 'tensions with customers'

1 hour ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   3 articles

BUSINESSES have welcomed the two-metre social distancing rule being cut in half for shops, pubs and restaurants in Scotland - but have raised concerns mandatory face mask...
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Katie Price wants new law for social media abuse trolls

1 hour ago   |   BBC

Katie Price says her autistic son should not be “hidden away” and should be able to use social media.
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Sturgeon Island battle: Islanders seek their own path out of coronavirus lockdown

Sturgeon Island battle: Islanders seek their own path out of coronavirus lockdown

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

SCOTTISH islanders are fearing that Nicola Sturgeon is easing lockdown too quickly amid fears tourists will come flocking to the outer islands.
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Richard Holden and James Wild: Ministers must bring gambling regulation into the 21st Century

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Richard Holden is MP for North West Durham. James Wild is MP for North West Norfolk. Both were elected in the 2019 General Election and are members of the Public Accounts...
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Jacob Rees-Mogg claims Nicola Sturgeon wants to 'build a wall like Trump' in Scottish border row

1 hour ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   3 articles

Scotland's First Minister wants to 'build a wall' at the country border with England, Jacob Rees-Mogg has said.
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MacAskill under fire after saying Lord Advocate should be pro-Indyref2

1 hour ago   |   Herald Scotland

FORMER Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been criticised after suggesting Scoland's top law officer should be biased in favour of an independence referendum.
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Boris Johnson in scathing Nicola Sturgeon attack over threat of Scotland...

Boris Johnson in scathing Nicola Sturgeon attack over threat of Scotland border closure

BORIS JOHNSON launched into a fiery rebuke of Nicola Sturgeon's threat to impose strict quarantine and border checks on tourists travelling to Scotland from England. Read more ...

Sturgeon blow: Senior SNP politician turns on party saying IndyRef2 would be...

Sturgeon blow: Senior SNP politician turns on party saying IndyRef2 would be illegal

AN SNP chief has criticised Nicola Sturgeon's party saying there are "alternative ways" to hold a vote on Scottish independence instead of an "illegal referendum." Read more ...

Sturgeon Island battle: Islanders seek their own path out of coronavirus...

Sturgeon Island battle: Islanders seek their own path out of coronavirus lockdown

SCOTTISH islanders are fearing that Nicola Sturgeon is easing lockdown too quickly amid fears tourists will come flocking to the outer islands. Read more ...

Scottish border panic: Coronavirus infections surge as incident team launched

Scottish border panic: Coronavirus infections surge as incident team launched

PANIC is growing in the Scottish border region after a spike in cases on both sides of the divide. Read more ...

Brexit POLL: After Merkel's no deal warning, should UK call EU's bluff and...

Brexit POLL: After Merkel's no deal warning, should UK call EU's bluff and walk away? VOTE

ANGELA MERKEL has warned the European Union to prepare for a no deal Brexit after trade negotiations made "very limited" progress. Has the time come for Boris Johnson to call... Read more ...

Newslinks for Thursday 2nd July 2020

Newslinks for Thursday 2nd July 2020

Britain opens its doors to 3m Hong Kong migrants “Millions of Hongkongers will be offered five-year visas and a path to British citizenship after the government stepped in to... Read more ...

Brexit LIVE: 'Too late!' Boris Johnson blames EU for missing key trade talks...

Brexit LIVE: 'Too late!' Boris Johnson blames EU for missing key trade talks deadline

BORIS JOHNSON has furiously hit back the at European Union, blaming Brussels for missing a key deadline in post-Brexit trade talks as the two sides continue to trade vicious... Read more ...

Brexit bombshell: The one surprising compromise Boris Johnson must face to...

Brexit bombshell: The one surprising compromise Boris Johnson must face to avoid no deal

BORIS Johnson be faced with a no trade deal scenario back on the Brexit table if the EU does not agree with the UK's demands during negotiations. Read more ...

Brussels crisis: Germany's 'ARROGANCE' the 'greatest threat' to the European...

Brussels crisis: Germany's 'ARROGANCE' the 'greatest threat' to the European Union

GERMANY'S arrogance might be the "greatest threat to the European Union" a politician has warned as Brexit talks intensify. Read more ...

UK housing POLL: As Boris pledges housing revolution, do YOU think we need...

UK housing POLL: As Boris pledges housing revolution, do YOU think we need more homes?

BORIS JOHNSON has pledged to "build, build, build" to help the country recover from the coronavirus pandemic, setting his sights on a housing revolution. But do you agree the... Read more ...