Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating THE former leader of the LibDems Tim Farron is self-isolating over fears he may have coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating

WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon's tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus

Source:: The National WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon’s tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has paid tribute to a 98-year-old Scottish woman who overcame coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon’s tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus

Starmer must engage respectfully with our multi-party system

Source:: The National Starmer must engage respectfully with our multi-party system MY congratulations to Keir Starmer on winning the Labour leadership contest. I’m sure we all hope he will be prepared to engage honestly and openly with all those democratic socialist, social democratic, and progressive forces in Scottish politics. In order to do that, though, the Westminster Labour leadership need to open their eyes rather than trying to project Westminster expectations onto Scotland’s reality. Read the full article:: The National Starmer must engage respectfully with our multi-party system

Coronavirus: UK death toll will be worst in Europe, IHME predicts

Source:: The National Coronavirus: UK death toll will be worst in Europe, IHME predicts EXPERT data analysts have predicted that the UK will become the European state most affected by the coronavirus pandemic by August, accounting for 40% of deaths across the continent. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: UK death toll will be worst in Europe, IHME predicts

Nicola Sturgeon stresses anyone could catch coronavirus

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon stresses anyone could catch coronavirus THE First Minister has stressed that nobody is immune from coronavirus, as the number of people who have died after testing positive rose to 366. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon stresses anyone could catch coronavirus

Coronavirus: Plans under way for first virtual FMQs session

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Plans under way for first virtual FMQs session HOLYROOD’S presiding officer has announced plans are under way to hold the parliament’s debut virtual First Minister’s Questions tomorrow. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Plans under way for first virtual FMQs session

Journalists should be asking difficult questions

Source:: The National Journalists should be asking difficult questions IF, at the time it became clear that Scotland could not escape the consequences of a worldwide pandemic, the First Minister had not put plans for a second constitutional referendum in 2020 on hold, she, the SNP and the Scottish Government would have been widely condemned by opposition parties and by commentators across the Scottish media. Read the full article:: The National Journalists should be asking difficult questions

Why the UK establishment fears a universal basic income

Source:: The National Why the UK establishment fears a universal basic income NEWS that certain hedge funds and financial companies have been taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to amass yet more wealth has been met with derision from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Read the full article:: The National Why the UK establishment fears a universal basic income

Why did Scots not act on a key part of Declaration of Arbroath?

Source:: The National Why did Scots not act on a key part of Declaration of Arbroath? SEVEN hundred years ago this week, on April 6, 1320, the Scots wrote a letter to Pope John XXII which became known as the Declaration of Arbroath. In this affirmation of Scottish independence, the signatories announced they had chosen Robert the Bruce to be their king and would resist all further attempts at conquest by the English. Read the full article:: The National Why did Scots not act on a key part of Declaration of Arbroath?

Coronavirus: Chancellor urged to bridge gaps in financial support

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Chancellor urged to bridge gaps in financial support THE SNP have renewed calls for the Chancellor to bring forward stronger welfare protections to make sure people are not pushed into hardship due to gaps in support during the coronavirus crisis. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Chancellor urged to bridge gaps in financial support

Coronavirus: UK ministers warn it's too soon to relax lockdown

Source:: The National Coronavirus: UK ministers warn it’s too soon to relax lockdown UK GOVERNMENT ministers have warned it is too soon to start lifting the coronavirus lockdown measures after Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care with Covid-19. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: UK ministers warn it’s too soon to relax lockdown

Even our Prime Minister Boris Johnson is some poor mother’s son

Source:: The National Even our Prime Minister Boris Johnson is some poor mother’s son MY gran had a stock of locutions and adages for all occasions and every crooked paroxysm of human behaviour. Occasionally she would come to my rescue with one of them as I faced the dismay of my care-worn parents. Read the full article:: The National Even our Prime Minister Boris Johnson is some poor mother’s son

Alyn Smith: How the Yes movement and SNP can best use this time

Source:: The National Alyn Smith: How the Yes movement and SNP can best use this time IT is a cliche now to say we’re living in strange times, so for this week’s column I’ll think about what comes after we get through this, as I’m sure we shall. Read the full article:: The National Alyn Smith: How the Yes movement and SNP can best use this time

Coronavirus:Boris Johnson spends another night in intensive care

Source:: The National Coronavirus:Boris Johnson spends another night in intensive care BORIS Johnson spent a second night in intensive care, as good wishes piled from around the world. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus:Boris Johnson spends another night in intensive care

Coronavirus lockdown could slash 25% off Scotland’s GDP

Source:: The National Coronavirus lockdown could slash 25% off Scotland’s GDP SCOTLAND’S coronavirus lockdown could lead to GDP shrinking by as much as 25%, the Fraser of Allander Institute has warned. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus lockdown could slash 25% off Scotland’s GDP