Scotland

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about election impact on second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has said her decisions will be made based on the interests of Scotland and not just the interests of the SNP

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The SNP still performed well in the election despite some reverses, says James Kelly

The SNP must stand its ground on an independence referendum

The SNP must stand its ground on an independence referendum

If the SNP are instead seen to back down in the face of a defeat that didn’t actually happen, they would be self-inflicting a wound that might never properly heal

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes in a second time

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes 'no' a second time

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes no a second time

The Scottish First Minister was taking part in a BBC Question Time election special in Edinburgh

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Former TV weather reporter Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot convicted of sexually abusing teenage boys

Fred Talbot has been found guilty of seven charges against him

Manchester attack: Twitter pays tribute to Elaine McIver, Wendy Fawell and Eilidh MacLeod as they are confirmed dead

Manchester attack: Twitter pays tribute to Elaine McIver, Wendy Fawell and Eilidh MacLeod as they are confirmed dead

Twitter pays tribute to Elaine McIver, Wendy Fawell and Eilidh MacLeod

Police officer, school worker and 14-year-old were confirmed to have died in the Manchester terror attack

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon's election strategy is completely justified

Why young independence supporters need to back Sturgeon in June

'Ignore the rabid Tory press - Nicola Sturgeon's got everything under control'

Ignore the rabid right-wing press - there's every reason to go to the polls and ensure the unionists' defeat is as crushing as possible

Theresa May has promised consultations on all manner of issue

Theresa May and her many consultations

Theresa May and her many consultations

The Prime Minister has said she will consult the public on social care - but critics might suggest this is her answer for everything

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Man in Glasgow being treated after being shot in the face

Man in Glasgow being treated after being shot in the face

Man in Glasgow being treated after being shot in the face

The victim is in stable condition after the incident just after midnight on Thursday

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry claimed to have branded the election result a 'mixed picture'

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry says losing West of England mayoral election by 5,000 votes is a 'fantastic result'

Emily Thornberry blasted for 'fantastic result' remark on tough night for Labour

The results are still being counted, but already a picture of victory for the Tories is being painted

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

From fat astronauts to THAT slitty-eyed joke: Prince Philip's five worst comments

From fat astronauts to THAT slitty-eyed joke: Prince Philip's five worst comment

Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of Edinburgh would retire later this year, and so we're looking back through his worst gaffes over the years

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

22-year-old Matthew Bryce was found clinging to his surfboard off the coast of Argyll

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

General election: 'Labour aren't giving hope or argument for change', says Angus MacNeil MSP

General election: SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

SNP lawmaker attacks Labour for 'not giving people hope'

Angus MacNeil, MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale insists Labour could be elected, rules out SNP coalition

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Scottish Labour leader rules out SNP coalition: 'A big, fat, categoric NO'

Kezia Dugdale says Jeremy Corbyn can win without the support of Nicola Sturgeon

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Glasgow bin lorry driver avoids jail but receives three year ban for reckless driving

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver avoids jail but receives three-year ban for reckless driving

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver avoids jail for reckless driving

The driver of a bin lorry which killed six people has now been banned from driving for three years, after he drove a car and endangered the public just nine months after the bin lorry incident

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Police called to disturbance in South Lanarkshire find cannabis farm

Police called to disturbance in South Lanarkshire find £25,000 cannabis farm

Police called to disturbance in South Lanarkshire find £25,000 cannabis farm

The farm had grown plants worth an estimated £25,000

'If the Brexit negotiation goes wrong, support for Scottish independence could soar', says professor

'If Nicola Sturgeon thinks Brexit will drive support for Scottish independence, she's wrong' says poll author

'If the Brexit negotiation goes wrong, Scottish independence support could soar'

Professor of politics John Curtice tells James Max that the views of people in Scotland on Brexit are not very different to the views of those in England

Poll shows more Scots support Theresa May's UK vision over Nicola Sturgeon's independence bid

Scottish independence: Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as poll suggests majority of Scots back Brexit unity

Research by the company NatCen found many of Scottish people held similar views on Brexit to the rest of the country

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

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