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SNP MINISTER TELLS OF HEARTBREAK AFTER SUDDEN DEATH OF SON ON HOLIDAY

AN SNP minister whose son died while on holiday with his friends has spoken for the first time about her heartbreak.

NICOLA STURGEON'S TOP OFFICIAL MOCKED AFTER 'TAKING THE KNEE'

NICOLA Sturgeon's controversial top official has been accused of 'virtue signalling' after joining the protest sparked by the police...

 
 
 

JACOB REES-MOGG SET TO COME UNDER FIRE FROM MPS OVER END TO HYBRID UK PARLIAMENT IN WAKE OF ALOK SHARMA'S SELF-ISOLATION

JACOB Rees-Mogg looks set to come under fire today over the UK Government's contentious decision to end the hybrid UK Parliament in...

JACKSON CARLAW: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT SHOULD APPOINT DEDICATED CARE HOMES MINISTER

THE SCOTTISH Government should appoint a dedicated care homes minister to tackle the spread of Covid-19 through institutions, the Scottish...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: RECORDED CRIME IN SCOTLAND PLUMMETS DURING LOCKDOWN

RECORDED crime in Scotland fell by almost a fifth in the first full month of the coronavirus lockdown, with particularly sharp falls...

SARAH SMITH REPORT ON NICOLA STURGEON PROMPTS 4500 COMPLAINTS TO BBC

The BBC received over 4500 complaints after Scotland editor Sarah Smith said the First Minister “enjoyed” setting different lockdown...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: CARLAW SAYS CUMMINGS LOCKDOWN EXCUSES NOT 'WHOLLY CONVINCING'

JACKSON Carlaw has said he doesn't believe Dominic Cummings's excuses for breaking the coronavirus lockdown, further undermining Prime...

SCOTTISH COUNCILS STILL HAVEN'T RECEIVED £155M THEY ARE OWED AMID FURTHER £100M 'BLACK HOLE' WARNING

CASH-STRAPPED councils across Scotland have still not been handed the £155 million promised to them by Finance Secretary Kate Forbes...

 
 
 

ALOK SHARMA TESTED FOR CORONAVIRUS AFTER BECOMING ILL DURING COMMONS SPEECH

ALOK Sharma, the Business Secretary, has been tested for coronavirus, it has emerged, after becoming visibly unwell in the House of...

BORIS JOHNSON URGES WORLD LEADERS TO UNITE TO HELP RAISE £6BN TO VACCINATE 300M CHILDREN AGAINST DISEASES

BORIS Johnson is to urge world leaders to unite in the fight against disease as he hosts a global vaccine summit seeking to raise £6...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: BREXIT DELAY 'ESSENTIAL' TO AVOID DOUBLE HIT TO ECONOMY

SCOTLAND'S economy could suffer a £3billion hit if the UK fails to delay Brexit and leaves Europe without a trade deal at the end of...

DEREK MACKAY BREAKS SILENCE TO OFFER SUPPORT TO ROLLS-ROYCE WORKERS

SHAMED former finance secretary Derek Mackay has broken his silence to offer support to workers facing mass job losses.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: HOLYROOD AGREES TO SIT THROUGH SUMMER FOR FIRST TIME

MSPS have unanimously agreed to forego their two-month summer recess to help monitor the Scottish Government's handling of the coronavirus...

SCOTTISH TRAVEL SURGED AS LOCKDOWN EASED

THE first weekend of the Covid lockdown easing in Scotland saw an explosion in almost every form of travel.

 
 
 

NICOLA STURGEON DEFENDS TEST AND PROTECT SCHEME DESPITE ONLY ONE PER CENT OF INFECTED PEOPLE TESTED

NICOLA Sturgeon is confident the Scottish Government's test and protect scheme is “suppressing hopefully eradicating” Covid-19 - despite...

CORONAVIRUS: SNP MINISTER SUGGESTS STARING AT SHOPPERS WITHOUT FACE MASKS

SHOPPERS who fail to wear a face covering could be “stared at” to help change their ways, a Scottish Government minister has said.

 
 
 

SNP CALLS FOR PM TO REVIEW SALE OF RIOT CONTROL EQUIPMENT TO US IN WAKE OF PROTESTS OVER GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH

THE SNP has called on Boris Johnson to review UK sales of riot control equipment to the US following the scenes of public disorder...

WAR OF WORDS BREAKS OVER HONG KONG AS CHINA ACCUSES UK OF ADOPTING 'COLONIAL MENTALITY'

A war of words has broken out between the UK and China over the situation in Hong Kong after Boris Johnson hit out at Beijing over...

 
 
 

PMQS SKETCH; GOADED BORIS REACHES THE FIFTH LEVEL OF IRRITATION UNDER STARMER'S BARBS

TETCHIER and tetchier.

BORIS JOHNSON DISMISSES KEIR STARMER'S CHARGE THAT MPS FACING LONG QUEUES TO VOTE IS 'SHAMEFUL'

BORIS Johnson has dismissed complaints about the “shameful” spectacle of MPs forming long queues to vote by comparing their lengthy...

 
 
 



Madeleine McCann breakthrough: German man suspected of murder - Madeleine...

Madeleine McCann breakthrough: German man suspected of murder - Madeleine assumed dead

GERMAN police have said they are investigating a German man on suspicion of murder and believe that Madeleine McCann is dead. Read more ...

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak had meeting with self-isolating minister in...

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak had meeting with self-isolating minister in Number 10

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak had a meeting with business secretary Alok Sharma just hours before he was forced to leave Parliament with Covid-19 symptoms, it has emerged. Mr... Read more ...

Diego Costa sentenced to six months in prison unless ex-Chelsea star pays...

Diego Costa sentenced to six months in prison unless ex-Chelsea star pays £32k after pleading guilty to tax fraud

DIEGO COSTA has been sentenced to six months in jail for tax offences but will pay a £32,000 fine to avoid serving the sentence. The ex-Chelsea striker pleaded guilty to an... Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland...

Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland since March 27

NICOLA STURGEON said that Wednesday was the first weekday since March 27 where the number of deaths was in single figures, as she updated the nation on coronavirus from Edinburgh. Read more ...

Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs due to reduced sports car production

Aston Martin to cut 500 jobs due to reduced sports car production

Aston Martin Vantage British firm bids to increase profitability through reducing production levels of sports car lines Aston Martin is planning to cut up to 500 jobs from its... Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims hit 1.9 million, bringing the 11-week total to...

US weekly jobless claims hit 1.9 million, bringing the 11-week total to nearly 43 million

US jobless claims for the week that ended on Saturday totaled 1.9 million, the Labor Department said Thursday. That slightly exceeded the median economist estimate . That... Read more ...

Books, television and sites to learn from amid the Black Lives Matter protests

Books, television and sites to learn from amid the Black Lives Matter protests

In light of recent events in America, here are some resources to better educate yourselves and help to support others. Read more ...

Mikel Arteta told to sell 2 players that are 'not cut out for Arsenal'

Mikel Arteta told to sell 2 players that are 'not cut out for Arsenal'

Arteta needs to offload some players to raise funds for transfers this summer, and former Arsenal midfielder Charlie Nicholas believes there are two candidates who should be... Read more ...

Selling Sunsets star admits ‘love story' with husband was faked for TV

Selling Sunsets star admits ‘love story' with husband was faked for TV

This Morning's Phillip Schofield asked Selling Sunsets' Christine Quinn about her marriage and she revealed the show told a big lie Read more ...

Brandon Williams 'set for new Man Utd deal' just eight months into current

Brandon Williams 'set for new Man Utd deal' just eight months into current

Man Utd are set to award Brandon Williams a new deal despite the teenager only signing one back in October, but his breakthrough season could earn him a bumper pay rise Read more ...