Scotland

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

UK braced for more disruption with planned snowfall from Storm Caroline

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Up to 20 centimetres (eight inches) of snow could fall on Monday as the storm keeps its grip on the country

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

The National Parent Forum Scotland has announced it is backing the Time for Inclusive Education campaign

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Drew Hendrie had a frank exchange of views with Julia Hartley-Brewer this morning

Brexit: SNP lawmaker Drew Hendry says there'd be no need for a hard border if Scotland stayed in the single market

SNP MP says Scotland wouldn't need hard border if it stayed in single market

Drew Hendry backed Nicola Sturgeon's call for Scotland to be given special arrangements

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland founder

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland founder

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland

Drew Liquerman, the founder of the organisation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Donald Trump's tweet saying the FBI was in 'tatters'

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has faced criticism for his latest promise

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for promising to introduce bank holiday for Scotland's Patron Saint

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for St Andrew's Day bank holiday promise

Voters blast Corbyn for continually 'promising free stuff' and suggesting Corbyn hates England

Damien Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

Damian Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

Damian Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

The Scottish Government refuses to grant the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill legislative consent

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Kezia Dugdale has joined I'm A Celebrity

What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?

'What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?'

How disgraceful the vitriol from prominent Labour members has been, it's extremely hard to argue Dugdale hasn't let her party down badly

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale compared to Scottish Labour'

Former advisor John McTernan says anyone who thinks Kezia Dugdale should be with constituents has 'no sense of humour and no heart either'

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Scottish Government 'deeply concerned' over Sikh 'detained and tortured' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal after 'electrocution torture' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man after 'electrocution torture' in India

The Sikh Federation UK claims no official charges have been made against Jagtar Singh Johal

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

The Socialist Worker is calling for people to protest against the FLA during an annual racism march

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Massie spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the interim leader of Scottish Labour stepping down after allegations were published in the Scottish Sun

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader amid 'emotional abuse' claims

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader amid 'emotional abuse' claims

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader after woman makes claim

A woman claimed to The Scottish Sun Rowley had made her life a living hell

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp has created a documentary in Barlinnie Prison and joined Jon Holmes to reveal more about it

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

The death of the former MP for Aberdeen North was announced by the Labour Party on Tuesday

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Sturgeon has met to make a statement in reaction to Catalonia's independence declaration

Catalan independence: SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise new country

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise Catalonia

Scottish separatists ask why Nicola Sturgeon hasn't yet spoken out

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

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