Scotland

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Legxit: Five other historic events that can be reduced to a battle of the pins

Legxit: Five other historic events that can be reduced to a battle of the pins

From the surrender of the Confederate forces in the American Civil War to the Reagan-Gorbachev talks of the 1980s, who do you think won these titanic legs-offs?

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish referendum'

Theresa May met with Nicola Sturgeon ahead of triggering Article 50 and has repeated her view that there should not be a second Scottish independence referendum until after Brexit

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon is determined to force another referendum on Scottish independence

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

As debate continues to rage in Scotland, we weigh up whether the Scottish Parliament has the legal right to call a new vote without Westminster's consent

Anti-fascists plan to halt white pride march in Edinburgh

Neo-Nazis holding 'White Pride' march in Edinburgh - and anti-fascists vow to stop it

Anti-fascists plan to halt white pride march in Edinburgh

White nationalists are planning walk through Edinburgh in what they call 'white pride world wide day,' but Unite Against Fascism say they will try to stop the march

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon backs environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster comments

One of Nicola Sturgeon's advisors attempted to hide Roseanna Cunningham from the press at Holyrood, but it did not work

Westminster attack: Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham accused of disgraceful behaviour at Holyrood

Westminster attack: SNP lawmaker Roseanna Cunningham accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in Holyrood

SNP lawmaker accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in moments after attack

Conservative MSPs have claimed that environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham said it was an 'absolute disgrace' to suspend the independence debate because it was 'giving into terrorists'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

MSPs expected to support Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

MSPs expected to back Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

MSPs expected to back Nicola Sturgeon's independence call in Holyrood vote

The vote will come on Wednesday after a two-day debate in the Scottish Parliament

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Theresa May has reversed 40 years of government policy on Scotland, says James Kelly

In attempting to deny Scotland a referendum, Theresa May has taken a turn towards tyranny

'Theresa May has veered towards tyranny on Scottish issue'

From the moment Ms May rejected Nicola Sturgeon's request, the notion that Scotland is part of the UK by its own consent was converted from reality to fiction

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

'The Scottish Labour Party needs a leader, not Kezia Dugdale', says George Galloway

'The Scottish Labour Party needs a leader, not Kezia Dugdale', says George Galloway

'The Scottish Labour Party needs a leader, not Kezia Dugdale'

George Galloway believes the Scottish Labour Party needs a leader that can demonstrate their leadership so that people rally behind them

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

As Theresa May starts a tour of the UK, Downing Street has announced the date that Article 50 will be triggered soon, beginning the Brexit process

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, but SNP have had four different stances on EU membership'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity - but she can't make up her own mind on EU'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, then keeps changing her mind'

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland popped by the studio for a discussion with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'Claiming haddock fishing is unsustainable is bonkers and nothing will change', says NFFO

Fishermen's body blasts unsustainable haddock fishing claims as 'bonkers'

Fishermen's body blasts unsustainable haddock fishing claims as 'bonkers'

Haddock from the North Sea and west of Scotland has been taken off the list of sustainable fish to eat due to numbers falling

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers SNP member Ronnie Cowan over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia Hartley-Brewer corners SNP lawmaker over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia hammers SNP lawmaker over education crisis

The SNP MP for Inverclyde argued with our host over the position of Scottish schools in the league tables

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Theresa May has rejected the SNP's demand for a new referendum

Scottish independence: SNP lawmaker says 'Theresa May wins us votes every time she speaks'

SNP lawmaker says 'Theresa May wins us votes every time she speaks'

John Nicholson says Ms May's 'haughty arrogance' will eventually cost her

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP are an embarrassment to Scotland' - Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

'SNP an embarrassment to Scotland': Twitter reacts to First Minister's Questions

It was a session which drew particular interest, given Nicola Sturgeon's recent announcement of her attempt for a second independence referendum

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for Scottish independence referendum

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for new Scottish independence referendum

Theresa May rejects Nicola Sturgeon's call for new Scottish referendum

Theresa May has said it is not the right time for a Scottish independence referendum, however the Prime Minister has not ruled the referendum out indefinitely

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The 2014 referendum resulted in defeat for the 'Yes' campaign

Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland wants independence - but what do her people really think?

What do the people of Scotland really think on independence?

Our helpful friends at Full Fact examine the latest polls and tells us whether Ms Sturgeon's bullishness on independence is justified.

'Not even Brexit affected polls for Scots who want independence', says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor

Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer's bid for a new independence vote

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Nicola Sturgeon to abandon EU bid after poll showing record Scottish Euroscepticism emerges, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon 'to abandon EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

Sturgeon 'to drop EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

The Scottish First Minister is reportedly dropping her plan to try to keep Scotland in the European Union, one day after announcing plans for a new independence referendum

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Scottish independence: 'The EU treats members with more respect than the UK does', says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: The EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP

Angus MacNeil says Westminster could learn from Brussels when it comes to respecting its citizens

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Those who think a Scottish independence referendum poses no risks are deluded'

Alex Massie says there's every chance Scotland would vote for independence

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scots uninterested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie prince Charlie independence nonsense', says UKIP's David Coburn

Scots don't care about Nicola Sturgeon's 'Bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' says UKIP's David Coburn

Nicola Sturgeon: UKIP's David Coburn blasts the Scottish First Minister

Coburn insisted 'Scots aren't interested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' in an interview with Paul Ross

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit results as a mandate for holding a Scottish independence vote is undemocratic'

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit as a mandate for new Scottish independence referendum is undemocratic'

'You can't use Brexit results as a mandate for a Scottish independence vote'

George Galloway believes the SNP will not win a Scottish independence vote, and even if they did Scotland would be out of the UK and the EU

'Let's agree to not call it Scexit' - Twitter is outraged at new name for Scottish independence

Scexit outrage: Twitter furious at rubbish new Scottish independence name

Scexit: Twitter hits back at new name for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will seek approval next week for a Scottish independence referendum, promoting a discussion about what to call it

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon will be delighted with Theresa May's hardline approach

Theresa May must heed lessons of Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP

'May must learn from Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP'

Mrs May's current course is a disastrous folly, and history shows that an overbearing Tory government is a godsend for separatists

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

'If Scotland leave the UK and join the EU it can only lead to misery', says George Galloway

If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery, says George Galloway

Galloway: If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery

George Galloway believes if Scotland were to leave the UK and join the EU it would only lead to misery

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Our host went in on the leader of the Scottish Labour Party while speaking to a caller on his show.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'English people among the least nationalised in politics - and that's one of the best things about them'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

Our host was speaking to a caller called Mark on his show about the differences between English and Irish elections

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but not until after we leave the EU'

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but only after Brexit'

'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, after Brexit'

George Galloway believes a second Scottish independence referendum is needed, but not until after the UK leaves the European Union

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Woman dies at Scottish Tory party conference

Conservative council candidate Marjory Borthwick died during a dinner held to mark the start of the party's Scottish conference

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland'

MP Angus MacNeil spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Theresa May's accusations to the Scottish National Party ahead of her speech at the Scottish Conservative Conference

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Lost hikers rescued from summit of Scottish mountain after cloud descended

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Two hikers have been rescued unharmed from a Scottish mountain after losing their way in the mist

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Scottish independence supporters have long declared a kinship with their Catalan counterparts

The people of Scotland are standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our Catalan brothers in their fight against oppression

To the people of Catalonia: We Scots are with you every step of the way

Why Catalonia's brave, just and tireless struggle serves as an inspiration to us all

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trident protesters have been vindicated by the latest debacle

Trident’s unexpected jaunt towards America – was someone upstairs trying to tell us something?

The case for scrapping Trident is now surely unanswerable

If we needed any more proof of the folly of Trident, the mis-fire debable has provided it

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon: Supreme Court ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland

The ruling said Westminster will not have to seek approval from the authorities in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland to trigger Article 50

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson ahead of inauguration

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says the Scottish journalist who interviewed him twice

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson, a senior reporter for the Ayrshire Post in Scotland, spoke to Sam Delaney ahead of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Theresa May took a hardline approach in her Brexit speech

The Theresa May paradox : her hardline British nationalism means the UK’s days are numbered

Theresa May's hardline nationalism means the UK’s days are numbered

Theresa May talks of preserving the union but the promises made in her Brexit speech yesterday were inimical to that aim

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

Brexit: SNP MP Angus MacNeil thanks Theresa May for guaranteeing Scottish independence

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

The Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May had handed Nicola Sturgeon the 'political justification and moral right' to hold a second referendum

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'The SNP are trying to blame Westminster for their own NHS problems', says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

George Galloway claims the SNP are trying to blame Westminster for problems within the NHS, rather than solve the problems themselves

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

The Environment Agency upped its warning to potentially life-threatening floods

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - Twitter reacts to the prospect of snow

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snowstorms

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snow

Snow showers and strong winds are expected to hit much of the UK today, with the Met Office giving severe weather warnings for most of the UK

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Galloway believes the SNP have been in power too long

George Galloway: The SNP have ruled Scotland for too long - one-party states are a bad idea

George Galloway: Scotland's become a one-party state, we must kick the SNP out

Galloway said the SNP's rule north of the border has gone on too long

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'SNP has declared a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns' - George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish Indyref

'The SNP wants to rebuild Hadrian's Wall with machine guns' - George Galloway calls out Nicola Sturgeon

George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish referendum

Our presenter called out the Scottish First Minister over the SNP declaring 'a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns'

Donald Trump's letters to 'mad' Alex Salmond over wind farm plans

Donald Trump wrote series of letters to 'mad' Alex Salmond begging him not to destroy Scotland

Donald Trump wrote letters to Alex Salmond begging him not to destroy Scotland

The president-elect wrote a series of letter to the former First Minister about proposals for a wind farm that would ruin the view from his golf course

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Four teenagers charged after high speed chase

Gang of underage teenagers charged after high-speed chase

Gang of underage teenagers charged after high-speed chase

Four teenagers have been charged after an alleged high speed chase on the A90, they are expected to appear in court today

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

The English FA was fined after Fifa took issue with several poppy displays during the Scotland match

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

Welsh and Northern Irish FAs also fined for 'political gesture'

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's appeal opens today in the Supreme Court

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Last month, the High Court ruled Article 50 couldn't be triggered by Theresa May without Parliament's approval

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Two teenagers claimed they were abducted and held in a pub, causing a major police probe, however it later turned out their story was not true

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

After Trump and Brexit disasters, pollsters are now getting Scottish independence wrong too

Why the pollsters have it wrong - again - on Scottish independence

You'd think the events of 2016 would make pollsters rethink their inaccurate methods. But a glance at this week's Scottish independence poll suggests otherwise

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