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Boris Johnson rejected lockdown pleas because Covid 'only kills 80-year-olds'

DOWNING Street has refused to deny that Boris Johnson said "Covid is only killing 80-year-olds" as he dismissed pleas for a second…
Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford tell PM to cut the bluster at Covid summit

THE first ministers of Scotland and Wales have united to tell Boris Johnson to drop the bluster at the proposed coronavirus recovery summit.
SNP MSP in bid to save banking museum

AN SNP MSP has written to the chief executive of TSB to ask them to reconsider their decision to close the Savings Bank Museum in Ruthwell.
Time to tell it as it is. The real stumbling block in the Peoples Action was the supposed party of independence....
SNP lay out how to use independence to build on achievements of devolution

SCOTLAND can use independence to build upon the achievements of devolution, according to a report setting out a route map for a fairer nation.
Scottish Government to invest more than £500 million in ferries, MSP announces

THE Scottish Government will be investing more than half a billion pounds into ferry services over the next five years, an SNP MSP has announced.
Alba: Neale Hanvey and Kenny MacAskill replaced on Westminster committees

THE SNP is to replace the Alba Party defectors on its committees today.
Voter ID plans may have unintended consequences for the Conservatives

THERE is a widespread
Boris Johnson and other senior Tories could be forced to reveal private messages

A LEGAL bid has been launched to stop Boris Johnson and his ministers from deleting communications that would show how they made decisions during…
Nicola Sturgeon update: FM may be able to relax 'tough' Covid restrictions

THE success of the vaccine programme means that the Scottish Government may not have to rely on “tough restrictions” going forward, Nicola…
Le Monde: French newspaper celebrates Holyrood's diversity

A MAJOR French newspaper has hailed the diversity in the Scottish Parliament after MSPs took their seats in Holyrood.
SNP call for release of long-delayed disability reforms in light of damning report

THE SNP have called on the UK Government to release a long-delayed disability reforms report in light of new research showing 70 of disabled people…
Nadia Whittome to take 'several weeks' off work due to PTSD

THE UK’s youngest MP has been told by her doctor to take "several weeks" off work after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress…
Nicola Sturgeon 'changed tune' on indy to win votes, former Sunday Times editor says

THE former editor of the Sunday Times has claimed Nicola Sturgeon “changed her tune” on independence to bag votes – despite a referendum being…
Why Scotland's farmers face a post-Brexit massacre – and England’s don’t

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson, his Agriculture Secretary George Eustice, his Scottish Secretary Alister Jack and the Scottish Tory leader Douglas…
SNP and Greens slam Priti Patel's claim Britain voted for her immigration plan

WE didn’t vote for this and we’ll resist – that’s the message Scottish politicians have sent to Priti Patel after she insisted the British…
Boris Johnson ranted about Shakespeare at People's PMQs on day of Covid meeting

BORIS Johnson did not miss five key Cobra meetings at the beginning of the pandemic because he was writing a book on William Shakespeare.
Royals have dropped any pretence that they are neutral on independence

IT must now be blatantly clear to anyone with a pulse that the royal family have abandoned any pretence of neutrality over Scottish independence…
UK bans flights to Belarus and pulls airline's licence over Ryanair 'hijacking'

THE Tory Transport Secretary has told the UK's independent aviation regulator to instruct planes to avoid Belarusian airspace following the forced…
No 10 denies Boris Johnson skipped Covid meetings to write Shakespeare book

NUMBER 10 has rejected reports Boris Johnson missed emergency coronavirus meetings so he could fund divorce proceedings by penning a Shakespeare…
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