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First citizens ‘mini-assembly' start works on shaping response to Covid pandemic

22 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

By Tom Gordon
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Businesses delight in Supreme Court ruling but not all will receive insurance payouts

22 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

SMALL businesses have been given a lifeline following a Supreme Court ruling over insurance payouts for Coronavirus.
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Boris Johnson says girls' education key to ending poverty

5 hours ago   |   BBC

The UK prime minister wants girls' education in developing countries to be a key international focus.
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To poll or not to poll? That is still the question

5 hours ago   |   BBC

Ministers seem set on England's May elections taking place, but some in local government are pushing back.
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SCOOP: Thieves stole $31K from an Alabama-based bank's political committee that gives to Republicans and Democrats

SCOOP: Thieves stole $31K from an Alabama-based bank's political committee that gives to Republicans and Democrats

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement There were no guns, no masks, no demands for unmarked wads of cash. Nevertheless, thieves made off with $31,550 from the federal political action...
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Brexit Britain remains top choice for finance firms - 'Why would anyone move to Paris?'

Brexit Britain remains top choice for finance firms - 'Why would anyone move to Paris?'

8 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE CITY of London will continue to thrive in Brexit Britain with it remaining a top choice for firms, an independent economist has said.
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Police probes compromised after computer records deleted

8 hours ago   |   BBC

A letter from police chiefs also says 213,000 records were lost - more than first thought.
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Analysis: Joe Biden's mission will be to lead America's recovery from Covid-19 and Trumpism

9 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

AROUND noon next Wednesday a new era will formally begin for America with the inauguration of Joseph Robinette Biden Jr as its 46th President, consigning to history the Twitter...
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Boris Johnson: all travel corridors to UK scrapped from Monday to protect from any unidentified new Covid strains

10 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   4 articles

Boris Johnson has announced the scrapping of all UK travel corridors to "protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains" of Covid.
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Alex Salmond warns prosecution threat stops him telling Holyrood inquiry 'whole truth'

10 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   2 articles

ALEX Salmond has cast further doubt on appearing in person before the Holyrood inquiry into his legal fight with the Scottish Government in an escalating war of words with its...
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Boris Johnson to address nation with urgent coronavirus plea - PM...

Boris Johnson to address nation with urgent coronavirus plea - PM announcement in hours

BORIS JOHNSON is holding a Downing Street coronavirus briefing tonight, where he will plead with the public to stay at home. Read more ...

Boris Johnson announcement: What time is Boris Johnson speaking today?

Boris Johnson announcement: What time is Boris Johnson speaking today?

BORIS JOHNSON will address the public today in another public announcement amid the third Covid lockdown. What time is Boris Johnson speaking today? Read more ...

Fishing minister DIDN'T READ Brexit deal because she was 'busy organising...

Fishing minister DIDN'T READ Brexit deal because she was 'busy organising Christmas event'

FURY has erupted after a fisheries minister admitted she failed to read the Brexit trade deal because she was too busy organising a Christmas event. Read more ...

SCOOP: Thieves stole $31K from an Alabama-based bank's political committee...

SCOOP: Thieves stole $31K from an Alabama-based bank's political committee that gives to Republicans and Democrats

Summary List Placement There were no guns, no masks, no demands for unmarked wads of cash. Nevertheless, thieves made off with $31,550 from the federal political action... Read more ...

Brexit Britain remains top choice for finance firms - 'Why would anyone move...

Brexit Britain remains top choice for finance firms - 'Why would anyone move to Paris?'

THE CITY of London will continue to thrive in Brexit Britain with it remaining a top choice for firms, an independent economist has said. Read more ...

Tony Blair speaks out on Brexit as he appeals for UK to one day RETURN to...

Tony Blair speaks out on Brexit as he appeals for UK to one day RETURN to Brussels bloc

TONY BLAIR has called for the UK to return to the European Union one day in the future. Read more ...

Chris Whitty predicts Covid crisis to get WORSE as 'deaths to continue to rise'

Chris Whitty predicts Covid crisis to get WORSE as 'deaths to continue to rise'

CHRIS WHITTY has warned that coronavirus cases are expected to keep rising and will not begin to fall for a few weeks. Read more ...

Boris admits fears over 'vaccine-busting' mutant strains as PM slams UK...

Boris admits fears over 'vaccine-busting' mutant strains as PM slams UK borders shut

BORIS JOHNSON fears a "vaccine-busing" mutant variant of coronavirus could send the UK back to square one, with the Covid vaccine rendered useless. Read more ...

VDL the 'outrageous hypocrite' - EU boss slammed for Portugal trip despite...

VDL the 'outrageous hypocrite' - EU boss slammed for Portugal trip despite Covid lecturing

URSULA von der Leyen was accused of "outrageous hypocrisy" after flying to Lisbon to take part in the European Union ceremony in the midst of a coronavirus lockdown - despite... Read more ...

Brexit alarm bells ring as leading German MEP hails punishing trade...

Brexit alarm bells ring as leading German MEP hails punishing trade sanctions in EU deal

BREXIT alarm bells are already ringing after a leading German MEP hailed punishing trade sanctions in the historic deal between the UK and EU. Read more ...