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MATT HANCOCK: NEW UK DRUG TRIAL 'PROBABLY BIGGEST STEP FORWARD' IN BATTLE AGAINST VIRUS

MATT Hancock has announced the UK trial of a potential new treatment for coronavirus, describing it as “probably the biggest step forward”...

CORONAVIRUS: NEXT YEAR'S SCHOOL EXAMS MAY BE SCRAPPED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

EDUCATION Secretary John Swinney is unable to rule out next year's school exams being cancelled due to Covid-19 but he confirmed pupils...

 
 
 

FACE COVERINGS NOW ‘EXPECTED' ON ALL PUBLIC TRANSPORT

By Alistair Grant

MSP LODGES POLICE COMPLAINT OVER DOMINIC CUMMINGS'S EYE TEST DRIVE

A GREEN MSP has lodged a formal complaint with the police asking them to investigate whether Dominic Cummings broke the law by driving...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: STURGEON SAYS NEW TESTING SYSTEM WILL START THIS WEEK

A NEW system for testing and tracing suspected coronavirus cases will be launched on Thursday to pave the way for easing lockdown restrictions,...

JACKSON CARLAW SAYS DOMINIC CUMMINGS SHOULD 'CONSIDER HIS POSITION'

JACKSON Carlaw has become the most senior Conservative to urge Dominic Cummings to quit, saying he has become too much of a distraction...

 
 
 

SENIOR MEP WARNS SOCIAL DISTANCING HAMPERING BREXIT TALKS AS FISHERIES 'KEY DISAGREEMENTS' REMAIN

EUROPEAN negotiators will not press for a post-Brexit deal with the UK “at all costs”, a senior MEP has warned - as he stressed that...

HOLYROOD PRESIDING OFFICER RECOVERING AFTER EMERGENCY SURGERY

HOLYROOD'S Presiding Officer has revealed he is recovering from emergency surgery after developing appendicitis.

 
 
 

TORY MSP SAYS IT IS CLEAR CUMMINGS 'SHOULD BE SACKED'

THE first Tory MSP has called for Dominic Cummings to be sacked, adding to the pressure on Scottish party leader Jackson Carlaw to...

BORIS JOHNSON TRIED TO PERSUADE DOUGLAS ROSS TO STAY ON IN UK GOVERNMENT - BUT FAILED, SAY TORY SOURCES

BORIS Johnson tried to persuade Douglas Ross to stay in his Government but failed, The Herald has been told.

 
 
 

POLITICS LIVE: FRESH CALLS FOR DOMINIC CUMMINGS TO QUIT

Live updates as Dominic Cummings remains under fire over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions, after he said he...

CORONAVIRUS: PLAN REVEALED TO RESTART JURY TRIALS IN SCOTLAND

JURY trials are to restart in Scotland from July after being suspended because of the coronavirus lockdown.

 
 
 

ANALYSIS: DOUGLAS ROSS'S RESIGNATION WILL CONTINUE CUMMINGS FURORE JUST WHEN PM HOPED IT WAS EASING

DOUGLAS Ross's resignation will be an untimely blow to Boris Johnson, who this morning no doubt was hoping that the political heat...

DOUGLAS ROSS, CONSERVATIVE MP FOR MORAY RESIGNS AS GOVERNMENT MINISTER

Douglas Ross, parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland, has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings' alleged...

 
 
 

DOMINIC CUMMINGS MET WITH MIXTURE OF SCORN AND SUPPORT FROM PRESS

There has been a mix of reactions from the nation's papers regarding Dominic Cummings's media statement on Monday.

POLITICS LIVE: DOMINIC CUMMINGS STILL UNDER FIRE OVER LOCKDOWN BREACH ALLEGATIONS

Live updates as Dominic Cummings remains under fire over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions, after he said he...

 
 
 

TOILET PROVISION WILL BE VITAL FOR CORONAVIRUS ECONOMIC RECOVERY

DO please spare my blushes and tell me I'm not alone here but... does the thought of lockdown easing fill you with joy only until you...

POLITICS RECAP: DOMINIC CUMMINGS DEFENDS LOCKDOWN BREACH

Reaction and lives updates as Boris Johnson faces a backlash from his own party and across the political spectrum after the prime minister...

 
 
 

DOMINIC CUMMINGS DEFENDS 260 MILE TRIP AT PRESS CONFERENCE

BORIS Johnson's most senior advisor has defended his decision to drive 260 miles from home while the government was telling people...

CORONAVIRUS: CALLS FOR FREE FACE COVERINGS FOR COMMUTERS AHEAD OF TRANSPORT STRATEGY PUBLISHED

THE SCOTTISH Government should provide free face coverings for commuters to wear on public transport as part of plans to get the country...

 
 
 



Coronavirus: PM To Face Grilling As Dominic Cummings Row Rages On And Three...

Coronavirus: PM To Face Grilling As Dominic Cummings Row Rages On And Three Other Things You Need To Know

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Boris Johnson is set to face a grilling from senior MPs as the row... Read more ...

When will football return? Latest on Premier League Project Restart plans...

When will football return? Latest on Premier League Project Restart plans, training and player testing

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Danielle Armstrong gives birth to baby girl and shares her unusual name

Danielle Armstrong gives birth to baby girl and shares her unusual name

The former TOWIE star, 31, and her beau got together after 22 years of friendship when they realised their romantic potential - and now they're parents Read more ...

How to watch SpaceX launch today

How to watch SpaceX launch today

Today marks the first time in almost a decade that astronauts from the United States will be sent into space - and the first time ever that a private company has teamed with... Read more ...

George Floyd Death: Four Minneapolis Police Officers Fired

George Floyd Death: Four Minneapolis Police Officers Fired

Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday following the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died on Monday after an officer kneeled on his neck while he was... Read more ...

Ben Shephard reveals he finally enjoyed a socially-distanced reunion with...

Ben Shephard reveals he finally enjoyed a socially-distanced reunion with his mum

On Wednesday's edition of Good Morning Britain, the news anchor, 45, revealed he's finally managed to reunite with his beloved mother after months apart because of the... Read more ...

Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit on Saturday Night Live

Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit on Saturday Night Live

US late night TV host Jimmy Fallon has apologised for wearing blackface during a Saturday Night Live sketch 20 years ago. Read more ...

Why Aston Villa & Brighton might be concerned by the Bundesliga results pattern

Why Aston Villa & Brighton might be concerned by the Bundesliga results pattern

Is home advantage dead in the Bundesliga? Following Tuesday night's action in the Bundesliga, which included Bayern's 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund , many are continuing to... Read more ...

Twitter gave Trump tweets a ‘fact-checking' warning and he got very angry...

Twitter gave Trump tweets a ‘fact-checking' warning and he got very angry about it

Apparently, Donald Trump's tweets aren't always factually accurate. Who knew! Twitter has flagged tweets from US president Donald Trump with a fact-check warning. The social... Read more ...

Swindon Powertrain launches compact ‘crate' electric motor

Swindon Powertrain launches compact ‘crate' electric motor

Ultra-compact unit is designed as a cost-effective electrification option for low-volume manufacturers, available to order for £6,409 plus VAT Swindon Powertrain has launched... Read more ...