Politics

Drop 'disproportionate' plan to ban noisy protests, government told

1 month ago   |   By BBC

The right to free expression is in danger of being undermined, a parliamentary committee warns.
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Brexit LIVE: Raab signs Britain up to 10-nation trade club in major win...

Brexit LIVE: Raab signs Britain up to 10-nation trade club in major win after leaving EU

THE UK is being signed up to a 10-nation trade superclub in a major boost for Brexit Britain as the country becomes the first new partner of the Southeast Asian bloc with a... Read more ...

Why do so many people drop litter? Because they don't respect Scotland

AS one of the army of folk who have found joy in our wild waters this summer, I rolled up at 8am to be greeted with a misty morn and a scene that looked like an Athena poster... Read more ...

Double-jabbed make dash for summer sun after travel rules finally eased

Double-jabbed make dash for summer sun after travel rules finally eased

A LATE dash for summer sun is expected today after the decision to ease travel rules was finally made. Read more ...

Having my phone stolen was bad. But the bureaucracy that followed was almost...

On Saturday night I had an experience that has become all-too common among Londoners - and, indeed, other city dwellers. My phone got stolen. I had been walking home, looking... Read more ...

Matt Damon row: Homophobia, the F-slur and why Damon's critics are the real...

SOMETIMES the great mass of anonymous, faceless people out there, who seem to live at their sulphurous keyboards slashing and stabbing words online, remind me of Hieronymus... Read more ...

Andrea Leadsom: Flexible work will benefit both businesses and their employees

Andrea Leadsom MP is chair of the Early Years Healthy Development Review, which has just published a six-point action plan. When lockdown hit, furlough became the country's... Read more ...

Broken promise: Cash starved Scots child protection revolution 'a route map...

A MINISTERIAL pledge to revolutionise the care of children in Scotland is failing to match sentiment with sufficient investment and is setting a route map to failure, an... Read more ...

Plans for Shetland oil development anger environmentalists

AN intervention by campaigners has added fresh urgency to a debate about a proposed oil field development that was already pretty heated. Read more ...

Letters: Why does Scotland lack the confidence to stay in the Union?

KEN Mackay , in criticising a letter published the previous day from Dr Gerald Edwards regarding the SNP raising the Scottish independence issue at its conference, states “What... Read more ...

Alistair Grant: Four-day week? It's good we're talking about future of work

JOHN Maynard Keynes famously predicted that by 2030 we could be working just 15 hours a week. Read more ...