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MPS WARN TAXPAYERS FACE COVID BILL FOR DECADES TO COME

Taxpayers will be facing the costs of Covid for decades while an inquiry will not come quickly enough to learn the lessons needed from...

SAJID JAVID CRITICISED FOR SUGGESTING PEOPLE HAVE ‘COWERED' FROM COVID-19

UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid has faced criticism after saying people must no longer “cower” from coronavirus as he announced he...

 
 
 

OPINION: STARMER'S PURGE OF THE HARD LEFT MAY DO HIM MORE THAN GOOD

KEIR Starmer is a man in a hurry.

ALLY MCLAWS - LIVING WITH CANCER DURING A PANDEMIC: 'WELL, I COULD GET ANGRY - BUT IT'S BETTER TO TALK ABOUT BAD TASTE .'

I HAVE always felt quite privileged to be British. Our country has an NHS that values every life - we all count, and compassion and...

 
 
 

IAIN MACWHIRTER: THE GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT WILL BE THE FIRST CASUALTY OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND TRADE WAR

I DON'T exactly know how many columns I devoted to Brexit in the run-up to the 2016 referendum and in the wake of the Leave result,...

INTERNATIONAL PLANS BEING SKETCHED OUT FOR GLASGOW COP26 AGREEMENT

MINISTERS from more than 50 countries will arrive in London today for “critical” talks to lay the groundwork for a global climate action...

 
 
 

DAVID PRATT'S FOUR CORNERS: OUR FOREIGN AFFAIRS WRITER GIVES EXPERT ANALYSIS AND INSIGHT ON FRANCE, AUSTRALIA, TUNISIA AND PERU

France: Pegasus and the president

SAJID JAVID RECOVERS FROM COVID AND URGES OTHERS TO GET JAB

The UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said he has made a “full recovery” a week after testing positive for coronavirus.

 
 
 

SAJID JAVID RECOVERS FROM CORONAVIRUS

The UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said he has made a “full recovery” a week after testing positive for coronavirus.

US GOVERNMENT BID TO KEEP DUNN SUSPECT'S JOB SECRET FOR ‘NATIONAL SECURITY'

The US Government has urged the civil courts in Virginia to protect the employment details of Harry Dunn's alleged killer in the interests...

 
 
 

KEVIN MCKENNA: AS SCOTLAND AND ENGLAND EMBRACE CAPITALISM, THE LEFT HAS LET US ALL DOWN

IN another time, the week just passed would have been considered a good one for the UK left. The pitilessness of the right seemed to...

FIDELMA COOK: THE CAR SALESMAN LAUGHED AND POINTED ME TOWARDS THE JUNKYARD

Fidelma Cook passed away last month. We are running a selection of her columns as a tribute. This one is from April 2009. We hope you...

 
 
 

LETTERS: POLITICIANS MUST BE HELD TO ACCOUNT OVER ZOMBIE FACTS

DAVID Leask's commentary highlighting the zombie fact of Scotland being the only country to become poorer after the discovery of gas...

IS JOHNSON THE MAN TO LEAD THE TORIES AT ANOTHER ELECTION GIVEN HIS RECORD?

BEING Prime Minister is “like pulling a jumbo jet down the runway every day”. So said Boris Johnson, according to his one-time chief...

 
 
 

BRIAN TAYLOR: A CROSS-BORDER CONFLICT? LET THE TRAIN TAKE THE STRAIN

Railways can exert an extraordinary influence upon the psyche, whether one is an onlooker, as in Mr Welsh's masterpiece, or whether...

JOANNA BLYTHMAN: SINGLE-USE FACE MASKS ARE AN ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH DISASTER. TAX THEM

Whenever I see pictures of Greta Thunberg these days she's wearing a ‘disposable' mask. The characteristic volcanic indignation we...

 
 
 

‘DO I REALLY BELONG HERE? AM I PART OF THIS WORLD?' RUTH DAVIDSON: MY WEEK

As imagined by Brian Beacom

PUBLIC ORDER POLICE SQUAD ON STANDBY UNTIL SPRING

A SPECIAL Scottish police squad set up to ensure public order during Brexit is to stay on standby until next spring, The Herald can...

 
 
 

BENEFITS CUT WARNING AS 40 PER CENT OF SCOTS ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT ARE IN WORK

WORKING Scots are being let down by cuts to Universal Credit, the SNP has claimed, as it's revealed almost 40% of claimants north of...

PETER KRYKANT AND SCOTLAND'S DRUG DEATHS: A WEEK IN RADIO

LAST September Peter Krykant parked an old Ford Transit van, kitted out with clean needles, a sharps bin, Naloxone and a defibrillator,...

 
 
 



Newslinks for Sunday 25th July 2021

Newslinks for Sunday 25th July 2021

Coronavirus 1) Double jabs set to be needed to watch Premier League matches “Premier League football fans who have not been fully vaccinated could be barred from attending... Read more ...

Princess Diana's niece Lady Kitty Spencer, 30, weds £80million fashion...

Princess Diana's niece Lady Kitty Spencer, 30, weds £80million fashion tycoon Michael Lewis

Princess Diana 's niece, 30, has spent the last week in Italy with pals, getting ready for her wedding to South Africa-born 62-year-old multi-millionaire Michael Lewis. Read more ...

Liverpool send message to Serie A star as they eye up transfer

Liverpool send message to Serie A star as they eye up transfer

Liverpool have reportedly held talks with Franck Kessie about potentially snubbing a new contract offer from AC Milan in order to complete a free transfer to Anfield next... Read more ...

Covid has cost £372 billion and will take TWO DECADES to pay off

Covid has cost £372 billion and will take TWO DECADES to pay off

TAXPAYERS will be paying off the Covid debt for at least 20 years as the cost of fighting the pandemic and locking down the country has been exposed. Read more ...

Euro, EU army and budget controlled by Brussels! Independent Scotland under...

Euro, EU army and budget controlled by Brussels! Independent Scotland under Sturgeon

NICOLA STURGEON has been warned an independent Scotland would spell many issues for the country if it wanted back in the EU. Read more ...

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The specific type of pain that can signal the...

Fatty liver disease symptoms: The specific type of pain that can signal the condition

FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions that cause a build-up of fat in the liver. Although the condition is usually asymptomatic, a specific type of... Read more ...

Emergency plan to tackle 'pingdemic' impact on food supply is a 'disaster'...

Emergency plan to tackle 'pingdemic' impact on food supply is a 'disaster', warn industry chiefs

James Bielby, of the Federation of Wholesale Distribution told the Observer that the industry still had no idea who is on the list of exempted groups ahead of Monday's... Read more ...

The Aerials, Slides And Wipeouts Of Skateboarding's First Olympics

The Aerials, Slides And Wipeouts Of Skateboarding's First Olympics

Skateboarders have their first-ever chance for an Olympic gold. The men's street competition began Saturday, giving audiences their first taste of the rebel “anti-sport” on the... Read more ...

Brazilian finance worker, 38, is revealed as Sydney's shock young...

Brazilian finance worker, 38, is revealed as Sydney's shock young coronavirus victim

Adriana Midori Takara, 38, returned a positive test for the highly infectious Indian Delta variant on July 15 and succumbed to her illness less than two weeks later. Read more ...

TV Network Admits It Covered Olympic Opening Ceremony In ‘Inappropriate' Way

TV Network Admits It Covered Olympic Opening Ceremony In ‘Inappropriate' Way

South Korean TV network MBC's coverage of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday went awry when it used what it has now admitted were “inappropriate” photos and captions... Read more ...