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Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson's rift to erupt as Scots lose £4billion over Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson's rift to erupt as Scots lose £4billion over Brexit

4 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

HOLYROOD and Westminster are drifting further apart after a new report revealed Brexit cost Scotland nearly £4billion, Express.co.uk has learnt.
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SQA accused of 'secrecy' amid warning over flurry of appeals as pupils receive results

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

EXAM authorities have been told to release the methods used to award qualifications this year amid a fear over a pile of appeals - as students across Scotland receive their...
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EIS demands 'pupil social distancing rules' and 'significant concerns' to be addressed

7 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE CHIEF of Scotland's largest teaching union has raised “significant concerns” with Education Secretary John Swinney over social distancing, class sizes and testing following...
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Coronavirus in Scotland: Sturgeon 'would consider' closing pubs again

10 hours ago   |   BBC

The first minister says shutting pubs and restaurants is an option she would take if the "delicate balance" was thrown off kilter.
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Richard Holden: Across the “Blue Wall”, there's little sign Starmer's approach to the crisis has cut through

17 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Richard Holden is MP for North West Durham. The Green, Billy Row, County Durham. Nothing brings you back down to reality like properly being out and about in the towns and...
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More than 140 fish farms in Scotland using controversial noise devices

19 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

By Alistair Grant
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Think tank says pandemic has exposed huge failings Scotland's approach to public health

1 day ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE coronavirus crisis has “brutally” exposed years of failings in workplace safety rules and Holyrood's lack of powers to fix them, according to a new report for a leading...
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Scottish prosecutor could consider if Sturgeon broke law over 'devastating' care home cris

Scottish prosecutor could consider if Sturgeon broke law over 'devastating' care home cris

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

SCOTLAND top prosecutor could consider whether Nicola Sturgeon's administration breached public health legislation during its handling of care homes during the coronavirus crisis.
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Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

CONFIDENCE amongst Tory MSPs in their own party is deepening as Douglas Ross confirmed his intention to run for the new leadership after Jackson Carlaw's sudden resignation.
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This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

3 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

It has been a significant month in Scotland with Jackson Carlaw quitting as leader of the Scottish Conservatives, the country relaxing some lockdown rules, the First Minister...
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Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Coronavirus 1) Testing machines can give result in 90 minutes “Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain... Read more ...

London second wave: Sadiq Khan orders Boris Johnson to STOP plan to ‘seal...

London second wave: Sadiq Khan orders Boris Johnson to STOP plan to ‘seal off London'

Sadiq Khan has ordered Boris Johnson not to seal off London in a angry letter in which he complains of not being informed of the Government's plans. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon forced to make U-turn over ‘ludicrous' decision to change...

Nicola Sturgeon forced to make U-turn over ‘ludicrous' decision to change electoral rules

NICOLA Sturgeon's party has been forced to make a U-turn on a "ludicrous" decision to bar a sitting male SNP politician from seeking re-election and having an all-women... Read more ...

Newslinks for Sunday 2nd August 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 2nd August 2020

Tory ex-minister arrested over rape “A former minister has been arrested after a woman in her twenties accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control. The... Read more ...

Senior SNP ally turns on Nicola Sturgeon's rules on banning Scottish...

Senior SNP ally turns on Nicola Sturgeon's rules on banning Scottish independence marches

AN SNP chief turned against Nicola Sturgeon's position on indy campaigning and called for supporters of Scottish independence to march on the streets. Read more ...

Brussels FINALLY understands Boris Johnson won't compromise to seal Brexit deal

Brussels FINALLY understands Boris Johnson won't compromise to seal Brexit deal

EUROPEAN UNION chiefs have discovered what it's like to come up against an unflappable British Prime Minister once again. Read more ...

Rishi Sunak's freeports plan could hand vital boost to critical UK sector...

Rishi Sunak's freeports plan could hand vital boost to critical UK sector after Brexit

ONE critical sector has been handed a post-Brexit boost by plans to introduce 10 freeports after the end of the transition period. Read more ...

Britons will demand ‘MORE' freedom from EU after experiencing Boris...

Britons will demand ‘MORE' freedom from EU after experiencing Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

BORIS JOHNSON'S post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels will ignite a stronger desire for more independence from the EU, a former Tory MEP has claimed. Read more ...

EU backs down: Brussels FINALLY willing to compromise to break Brexit deadlock

EU backs down: Brussels FINALLY willing to compromise to break Brexit deadlock

BRUSSELS has signalled its willingness to compromise on its hardline demands to keep Britain tied to European Union rules. Read more ...

Jeremy Corbyn launches official complaint after House of Lords snub leaves...

Jeremy Corbyn launches official complaint after House of Lords snub leaves him humiliated

JEREMY CORBYN has lodged an official complaint with Parliamentary officials after his nominations for peerages were overlooked while former Labour MPs who rebelled against his... Read more ...