UK Government 'urgently working' to fix England's coronavirus tracing app

Source:: The National UK Government ‘urgently working’ to fix England’s coronavirus tracing app THE UK Government’s newly launched coronavirus tracing app is being “urgently” fixed after it emerged it cannot process tens of thousands of test results. Read the full article:: The National UK Government ‘urgently working’ to fix England’s coronavirus tracing app

To Hume It May Concern

Source:: Bella Caledonia To Hume It May Concern So come on, who doesn’t enjoy a good conspiracy theory? The latest, seeded by an irate (but, surprise, surprise, cussedly anonymous) apostate member of the academic community is that Edinburgh University authorities under its principal Peter Mathieson leapt with alacrity at the chance to rename the David Hume Tower not so much because Hume added […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia To Hume It May Concern

Forfexake News

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Forfexake News Andrew Neil, the living embodiment of why hair transplants are a bad idea, has announced that he’s to leave the BBC and will head a new right wing broadcaster which is being touted as the British Fox News. The new channel is expected to give a home to the likes of that Waitrose Katie Hopkins, Julia Hartley-Brewer and Nigel Farage – if he can get a visa to get out of his home in Kent now that the British Government… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Forfexake News

SNP activist sues party over rule for MPs seeking election to Holyrood

Source:: The National SNP activist sues party over rule for MPs seeking election to Holyrood AN SNP activist is suing the party over new rules which make it harder for MPs to seek election in the Scottish Parliament. Read the full article:: The National SNP activist sues party over rule for MPs seeking election to Holyrood

The HDP cannot be silenced – but they need international solidarity  

Source:: Bella Caledonia The HDP cannot be silenced – but they need international solidarity   The strength of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) members in the face of relentless and brutal attacks by the Turkish government is a testament to their commitment to a progressive and democratic future. They always have to wonder what the morning will bring, and when they might expect police at their door. On Friday, party members […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia The HDP cannot be silenced – but they need international solidarity  

No-Deal Brexit will increase prices in supermarkets, grocery chiefs warn

Source:: The National No-Deal Brexit will increase prices in supermarkets, grocery chiefs warn CONSUMERS face supermarket price hikes if the UK Government fails to strike a trade deal with the EU before the end of the Brexit transition period, the sector has warned. Read the full article:: The National No-Deal Brexit will increase prices in supermarkets, grocery chiefs warn

Coronavirus: How England and Scotland's contact tracing apps work

Source:: The National Coronavirus: How England and Scotland’s contact tracing apps work ENGLAND and Wales’s coronavirus tracing app was released days ago, weeks after the launch of the Protect Scotland software. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: How England and Scotland’s contact tracing apps work

Why I'd welcome following in Linda Fabiani's footsteps at Holyrood election

Source:: The National Why I’d welcome following in Linda Fabiani’s footsteps at Holyrood election I AM delighted to confirm that I am seeking selection as the SNP candidate for the East Kilbride constituency at the Holyrood elections in 2021. Read the full article:: The National Why I’d welcome following in Linda Fabiani’s footsteps at Holyrood election

New names revealed in UK Government's search for face of TV briefings

Source:: The National New names revealed in UK Government’s search for face of TV briefings THE UK Government’s search for a face for its new American-style TV briefings is in its final stages, it has emerged. Read the full article:: The National New names revealed in UK Government’s search for face of TV briefings

Covid-19: Quarter of UK population now living with extra restrictions

Source:: The National Covid-19: Quarter of UK population now living with extra restrictions MORE than a quarter of the UK population will be living under extra coronavirus restrictions when new measures on socialising come into force in Wales. Read the full article:: The National Covid-19: Quarter of UK population now living with extra restrictions

Tumbleweed Halls

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Tumbleweed Halls Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Tumbleweed Halls

Jim Sillars on why the SNP must back further changes to the Hate Crime Bill

Source:: The National Jim Sillars on why the SNP must back further changes to the Hate Crime Bill LAST week saw a climbdown by the Scottish Government on one of the most controversial aspects of its Hate Crime Bill. After a huge public backlash, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf announced the offence of stirring up of hatred included in the draft legislation will be amended to ensure that no citizen can commit an offence unless “intent” to stir up hatred can be proven by the court. Read the full article:: The National Jim Sillars on why the SNP must […]

Angus Robertson: The UK now faces the full force of a horrific triple whammy

Source:: The National Angus Robertson: The UK now faces the full force of a horrific triple whammy THE second Covid wave is sadly here. Hundreds of people in Scotland are testing positive every day, up from single figures only a few weeks ago. From student halls of residence to the hospitality sector, the pandemic is having a major impact on lives and the economy. Read the full article:: The National Angus Robertson: The UK now faces the full force of a horrific triple whammy

Scotland's first-time house buyer scheme to continue after pilot success

Source:: The National Scotland’s first-time house buyer scheme to continue after pilot success A PILOT scheme that provides first-time buyers with loans of up to £25,000 to help them get on the property ladder is being continued next year, the housing minister said. Read the full article:: The National Scotland’s first-time house buyer scheme to continue after pilot success