Study reveals scale of anti-SNP tactical voting at Holyrood election

Source:: The National Study reveals scale of anti-SNP tactical voting at Holyrood election THE extent of the tactical vote battle in the Holyrood election has been revealed, with new research showing just over a third of Scots who decided to vote differently in the run-up to the poll did so to stop another party. Read the full article:: The National Study reveals scale of anti-SNP tactical voting at Holyrood election

READ: Lords candidates make their pitches to become peers

Source:: The National READ: Lords candidates make their pitches to become peers THE House of Lord hopefuls can put forward a written statement as part of the selection process. Here are some of the pitches from candidates with Scottish connections… Read the full article:: The National READ: Lords candidates make their pitches to become peers

Boris Johnson's miserly recovery plan 'putting Scottish jobs at risk'

Source:: The National Boris Johnson’s miserly recovery plan ‘putting Scottish jobs at risk’ BORIS Johnson is threatening the UK’s recovery from the pandemic by delivering the smallest post-Covid economic stimulus package of any G7 country, the SNP have warned. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson’s miserly recovery plan ‘putting Scottish jobs at risk’

Covid in Scotland: Over-40s urged to sign up for earlier second vaccine

Source:: The National Covid in Scotland: Over-40s urged to sign up for earlier second vaccine OVER-40s waiting more than eight weeks for their second Covid-19 jag should seek an earlier appointment as fears about the Delta variant continue, health chiefs say. Read the full article:: The National Covid in Scotland: Over-40s urged to sign up for earlier second vaccine

DWP urged to write off £2.4 billion debts of tax credit claimants

Source:: The National DWP urged to write off £2.4 billion debts of tax credit claimants SCOTTISH charities have urged the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to rethink a push to claw back £2.4 billion from tax credit claimants – and write-off the debts instead. Read the full article:: The National DWP urged to write off £2.4 billion debts of tax credit claimants

Fresh demands to abolish Westminster's ‘absurd’ House of Lords system

Source:: The National Fresh demands to abolish Westminster’s ‘absurd’ House of Lords system CAMPAIGNERS have renewed calls for the scrapping of the “absurd” and “unacceptable” system which allows hereditary peers to take a seat in the House of Lords, ahead of new members being elected this week. Read the full article:: The National Fresh demands to abolish Westminster’s ‘absurd’ House of Lords system

BBC sparks fury after broadcasting distressing Christian Eriksen scenes

Source:: The National BBC sparks fury after broadcasting distressing Christian Eriksen scenes THE BBC is facing an angry backlash over its coverage of the Euros game in which Danish star Christian Eriksen collapsed. Read the full article:: The National BBC sparks fury after broadcasting distressing Christian Eriksen scenes

Scotland needs to escape Union while its still has some assets left

Source:: The National Scotland needs to escape Union while its still has some assets left I WAS so frustrated and angry after reading Monday’s National (Tory promises of Union of equals turned to dust, June 7). Read the full article:: The National Scotland needs to escape Union while its still has some assets left

G7: Boris Johnson lashes out at EU leaders over NI Protocol

Source:: The National G7: Boris Johnson lashes out at EU leaders over NI Protocol BORIS Johnson has hit out at European leaders for failing to agree that the UK is “a single country”. Read the full article:: The National G7: Boris Johnson lashes out at EU leaders over NI Protocol

Covid UK: Boris Johnson warns Delta variant of 'serious concern'

Source:: The National Covid UK: Boris Johnson warns Delta variant of ‘serious concern’ BORIS Johnson has warned the spread of the Delta variant is of “serious, serious concern” as he prepares to put the breaks on lifting lockdown in England. Read the full article:: The National Covid UK: Boris Johnson warns Delta variant of ‘serious concern’

Covid in Scotland: Two deaths and more than 1000 new cases recorded

Source:: The National Covid in Scotland: Two deaths and more than 1000 new cases recorded ANOTHER two people have died in Scotland after contracting Covid-19, the Government has announced. Read the full article:: The National Covid in Scotland: Two deaths and more than 1000 new cases recorded

Scottish independence: Unionists mock author's claim about William and Kate

Source:: The National Scottish independence: Unionists mock author’s claim about William and Kate IT takes a lot for a Unionist to come out with something so daft that fellow Unionists dare to speak out against it. Read the full article:: The National Scottish independence: Unionists mock author’s claim about William and Kate

Holyrood: Drug policy minister seeks four nations meeting on law change

Source:: The National Holyrood: Drug policy minister seeks four nations meeting on law change SCOTLAND’S drugs policy minister has called for a four nations meeting to discuss reform of drugs legislation. Read the full article:: The National Holyrood: Drug policy minister seeks four nations meeting on law change

Peter Cruddas: Boris Johnson faces new legal challenge over peerage for Tory donor

Source:: The National Peter Cruddas: Boris Johnson faces new legal challenge over peerage for Tory donor BORIS Johnson’s government faces yet another legal challenge, this time over the Prime Minister’s decision to overrule a House of Lords move to block one of his nominations from becoming a peer. Read the full article:: The National Peter Cruddas: Boris Johnson faces new legal challenge over peerage for Tory donor

Lulu among Scots on birthday honours list as officials recognised for pandemic work

Source:: The National Lulu among Scots on birthday honours list as officials recognised for pandemic work A POP sensation, a trailblazing female finance leader, a renowned whisky writer, and Scotland’s recently retired chief nursing officer are among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Read the full article:: The National Lulu among Scots on birthday honours list as officials recognised for pandemic work