Jeane Freeman hits back at Jackson Carlaw over coronavirus update

Source:: The National Jeane Freeman hits back at Jackson Carlaw over coronavirus update HEALTH Secretary Jeane Freeman has hit back at Scottish Tory leader Jackson Carlaw over new regulations for personal protective equipment for NHS workers amid the coronavirus outbreak. Read the full article:: The National Jeane Freeman hits back at Jackson Carlaw over coronavirus update

Boris Johnson still has coronavirus symptoms and will isolate for longer

Source:: The National Boris Johnson still has coronavirus symptoms and will isolate for longer BORIS Johnson is still displaying symptoms of coronavirus, meaning he may not be able to leave No 10 on Friday as planned. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson still has coronavirus symptoms and will isolate for longer

Former Labour peer and STV politics editor James Gordon dies

Source:: The National Former Labour peer and STV politics editor James Gordon dies FORMER broadcaster and Labour peer Lord Gordon of Strathblane has died at the age of 83. Read the full article:: The National Former Labour peer and STV politics editor James Gordon dies

Let’s keep the heid, keep the eye on the ball and keep subscribing

Source:: The National Let’s keep the heid, keep the eye on the ball and keep subscribing WHEN The National was excluded from Theresa May’s Scottish press briefing in November 2018, its blank front page asking questions with no answers went viral. For the first and only time, Sky’s Kay Burley had a copy on her desk during a paper review. Tellingly she dismissed it as an SNP paper. I’ve never heard her refer to the Mirror and the Guardian as Labour party papers or the Telegraph, Express and Mail as Conservative party newspapers. Read the full article:: The […]

Boris Johnson 'still showing coronavirus symptoms', No 10 confirms

Source:: The National Boris Johnson ‘still showing coronavirus symptoms’, No 10 confirms BORIS Johnson is still showing signs of coronavirus, Downing Street has said, as it confirmed the Government is working with nine potential suppliers over a new Covid-19 antibody test. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson ‘still showing coronavirus symptoms’, No 10 confirms

Coronavirus: Westminster still plans to hold Glasgow Cop26 talks

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Westminster still plans to hold Glasgow Cop26 talks THE Government still intends to hold the Cop26 talks in Glasgow despite the summit being postponed due to coronavirus, Number 10 said. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Westminster still plans to hold Glasgow Cop26 talks

Coronavirus: Jeane Freeman hits back at UK test kit claims

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Jeane Freeman hits back at UK test kit claims HEALTH Secretary Jeane Freeman has hit back at reports that the UK will control coronavirus test kit procurement for devolved nations and insisted Scotland will continue to source its own. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Jeane Freeman hits back at UK test kit claims

Coronavirus crisis is proof that we need a Universal Basic Income

Source:: The National Coronavirus crisis is proof that we need a Universal Basic Income DURING the Covid-19 outbreak the UK and Scottish Governments have been trying to safeguard the citizens of the UK and its constituent parts. Initially physical health and wellbeing was to the fore. Washing our hands and practising safe distancing were advised. Cleanliness and isolation were the two main tools to stop the spread. It soon became apparent that too much isolation was going to lead to mental health problems and so digital social networking was encouraged and interaction from a… Read the full article:: […]

Chancellor Rishi Sunak 'argued England should break away from UK'

Source:: The National Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘argued England should break away from UK’ CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak has argued for the UK to be broken up because it “doesn’t make financial sense”, according to a party colleague. Read the full article:: The National Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘argued England should break away from UK’

Coronavirus: Nearly one million apply for Universal Credit

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Nearly one million apply for Universal Credit NEARLY one million people across the UK have applied for Universal Credit since the coronavirus lockdown came into force. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Nearly one million apply for Universal Credit

Lesley Riddoch: Experts are our secret weapon in coronavirus fight

Source:: The National Lesley Riddoch: Experts are our secret weapon in coronavirus fight ‘ALONGSIDE more testing, more ventilators and more protective equipment, there’s another weapon Britain needs in the fight against Covid-19: an effective opposition.” Read the full article:: The National Lesley Riddoch: Experts are our secret weapon in coronavirus fight

Joanna Cherry: Jury trials are a bedrock of our justice system

Source:: The National Joanna Cherry: Jury trials are a bedrock of our justice system THE right to a jury trial is a cornerstone of the criminal law of Scotland and should be jealously guarded. So yesterday, I welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to remove proposals for jury-less trials from its emergency Coronavirus Bill. Read the full article:: The National Joanna Cherry: Jury trials are a bedrock of our justice system

Coronavirus: Fears that up to 1.3m will miss out on income support

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Fears that up to 1.3m will miss out on income support AROUND two million people with some self-employment income will not have it covered by a UK Government scheme aimed at supporting them financially, a think tank claims. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Fears that up to 1.3m will miss out on income support

MSPs unanimously back emergency laws to deal with coronavirus

Source:: The National MSPs unanimously back emergency laws to deal with coronavirus MSPS have unanimously backed emergency pandemic legislation that will hand more powers to ministers and police. Read the full article:: The National MSPs unanimously back emergency laws to deal with coronavirus