SNP battle for Edinburgh Central seat in Holyrood election

Source:: The National SNP battle for Edinburgh Central seat in Holyrood election JOANNA Cherry and Angus Robertson look set for battle over who becomes the SNP candidate in Edinburgh Central. Read the full article:: The National SNP battle for Edinburgh Central seat in Holyrood election

Christian Allard on post-Brexit rules: ‘I wouldn’t pass the test’

Source:: The National Christian Allard on post-Brexit rules: ‘I wouldn’t pass the test’ HE could not speak English when he arrived in Scotland, then went on to become our first French-born MSP and MEP. Read the full article:: The National Christian Allard on post-Brexit rules: ‘I wouldn’t pass the test’

Nicola Sturgeon: Immigration plans ‘devastating’ for Scotland

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: Immigration plans ‘devastating’ for Scotland BORIS Johnson’s new immigration plans will be “devastating” for Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: Immigration plans ‘devastating’ for Scotland

John Bercow: Scotland doesn't need UK consent for indyref2

Source:: The National John Bercow: Scotland doesn’t need UK consent for indyref2 THE former speaker of the Commons, John Bercow, has said it is “perfectly possible” that Scotland may decide to hold an independence referendum without the consent of Westminster, arguing circumstances have changed since 2014. Read the full article:: The National John Bercow: Scotland doesn’t need UK consent for indyref2

National Theatre boss denies actor's left wing bias claims

Source:: The National National Theatre boss denies actor’s left wing bias claims The National Theatre’s boss has hit back at claims by Julian Fellowes that it only sanctions “left-of-centre” voices. Read the full article:: The National National Theatre boss denies actor’s left wing bias claims

Jackson Carlaw counts tax haven millionaire among donors

Source:: The National Jackson Carlaw counts tax haven millionaire among donors JACKSON Carlaw’s leadership campaign was boosted by a £5000 donation from a former Labour donor who lives in an overseas tax-haven. Read the full article:: The National Jackson Carlaw counts tax haven millionaire among donors

Westminster set to pay COP26 security costs in final negotiations

Source:: The National Westminster set to pay COP26 security costs in final negotiations The UK and Scottish Governments are in the final stages of negotiations on policing for COP26 and Westminster is prepared to foot the bill, according to the acting head of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA). Read the full article:: The National Westminster set to pay COP26 security costs in final negotiations

The Nine can't find ANY Tories willing to discuss immigration plan

Source:: The National The Nine can’t find ANY Tories willing to discuss immigration plan TORY politicians have refused invitations to defend UK Government immigration proposals on The Nine, according to the BBC Scotland show’s host. Read the full article:: The National The Nine can’t find ANY Tories willing to discuss immigration plan

The sheer hypocrisy of Priti Patel is breathtaking

Source:: The National The sheer hypocrisy of Priti Patel is breathtaking THIS is the third letter I have written to The National about the vile Johnson henchwoman called Priti Patel. Read the full article:: The National The sheer hypocrisy of Priti Patel is breathtaking

The SSP aims to bring working-class voices back to Holyrood

Source:: The National The SSP aims to bring working-class voices back to Holyrood THE National’s report on the proposed People’s Alliance was an interesting read. From mistrust to skepticism over “Trojan horse” platforming, many Yes campaigners are clearly frustrated from being strongly linked to the SNP. Read the full article:: The National The SSP aims to bring working-class voices back to Holyrood

Scottish Government to back Monica Lennon's period products bill

Source:: The National Scottish Government to back Monica Lennon’s period products bill THE Scottish Government has announced it will back a Bill from Labour MSP Monica Lennon aimed at ending period poverty in a key vote next week. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Government to back Monica Lennon’s period products bill

Don't fancy snake for dinner? What about maggots and rat hairs?

Source:: The National Don’t fancy snake for dinner? What about maggots and rat hairs? MICHAEL Fry is always very honest in his columns and he was so again yesterday in his piece on the Chinese diet (The coronavirus and what a trip to China taught me about food culture, February 18). He didn’t seem over-impressed with the food on offer when he visited China, but he does now have a head start on the rest of us. Read the full article:: The National Don’t fancy snake for dinner? What about maggots and rat hairs?

Mossmorran Re-Start, Walkout and No-Show

Source:: Bella Caledonia Mossmorran Re-Start, Walkout and No-Show * This has been a busy week for Exxon Mobil and residents suffering from their plant at Mossmorran ahead of the public meeting this Friday at Lochgelly Town Hall. First there was their disastrous ‘restart’ which was seen across the whole of central Scotland; next there was Bella’s expose of the makeup of the SEPA […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Mossmorran Re-Start, Walkout and No-Show