Scotland

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The EU has refused to recognise the result of Catalonia's independence referendum

Catalan independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon is being a candid friend to the EU over its mistake in backing Spain's crackdown'

'Catalan independence debacle is draining support for the EU in Scotland'

EU leaders will remain in a very dark place until they recognise Catalan independence - and there's no reason for Sturgeon to join them

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Three died during the storm and thousands have been left without power

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

A yellow warning is in place across potentially affected areas of the UK, while Irish authorities have issued a 'status red' alert

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

The US National Hurricane Center says the hurricane will have weakened to a storm by the time it hits

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'SNP assume Brexit will be disaster and then it can push Scottish independence', says journalist

'SNP assume Brexit will be a disaster and then it can push Scottish independence', says journalist

'SNP assume Brexit will be disaster, then it can push Scottish independence'

Journalist Alex Massie says independence is not on the SNP Conference agenda

Catalonia's referendum continues to generate controversy

SNP calls on Spain to recognise Catalan independence referendum result

SNP calls on Spain to recognise Catalan independence referendum result

Scottish separatists pass motion urging Spain to recognise referendum as valid

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Catalonia is due to hold a referendum on October 1 - but faces repression from Madrid

Why have we heard so little about the Catalan independence referendum?

Why have we heard so little about the Catalan independence referendum?

In Scotland this subject should be front and centre of the news media. But, for some reason, it isn't

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

'If Nicola Sturgeon's plan is the most ambitious why didn't she do it earlier?'

Journalist Alex Massie says Nicola Sturgeon has a real opportunity at Holyrood today after a disappointing year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position' says former Scottish Labour MP

Kezia Dugdale departure could shift Labour balance of power in favour of Jeremy Corbyn, says former Scottish Labour MP

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position'

Tom Harris, a former Scottish Labour MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the party in the wake of Kezia Dugdale's resignation

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale as she steps down as Scottish Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has praised Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale for playing an 'important role' in the party

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Lib Dems have been heavily criticised for Jo Swinson's campaign

Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland

'Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland'

Party which was once strong in Scotland sold its soul for a non-aggression pact with the Tories

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Authorities battling massive warehouse fire in Glasgow

Massive fire rips through warehouse in Glasgow

Massive fire rips through warehouse in Glasgow

The fire broke out at the Blochairn Fruit Market in the early hours of Thursday morning

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Tampons are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says she is perplexed about the idea of 'period poverty' and thinks a traumatic problem is being created that doesn't exist

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Salmond said Scotland will be ready for a new independence vote after Brexit

Alex Salmond says Scotland should hold second referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond says Scotland should hold new referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond says Donald Trump is quite charming when you're in agreement with him

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Donald Trump used golf to urge Scots against secession

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't want Scots to vote for independence

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't support Scottish independence

MSP James Dornan said his first reaction to Trump's comments was 'woo-hoo'

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Photos posted online show people in Nazi outfits and children wearing yellow stars at Orange Lodge event

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

It is claimed photos show a man dressed as Adolf Hitler doing a Nazi salute and another shows a man dressed as the Pope with a noose around his neck

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

The incident happened just metres away from where a student got her bike wheels stuck and she was crushed by a bus

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Isis have targeted England's match with Scotland on July 19, according to SITE Intel

Isis calls for 'Manchester Arena copycat' attack on England-Scotland women's football match

Isis calls for terror attack on England-Scotland women's football match

Jihadist group says it is targeting match in Utrecht on July 19

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Theresa May was hugely criticised for her deal with Arlene Foster (r)

Tory-DUP alliance has written the SNP's election leaflets for them

Tory-DUP alliance has written the SNP's election leaflets for them

The hypocrisy over the DUP deal hasn’t killed the union between England and Scotland, but it’s arguably illustrated why that union is already dead

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

A White House source has claimed there is a 'window of opportunity' for the President to visit the UK

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon says she will 'not seek to introduce the legislation for an independence referendum immediately'

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

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