SNP MP Kirsty Blackman opens up about her mental health in powerful thread

Source:: The National SNP MP Kirsty Blackman opens up about her mental health in powerful thread THE SNP’s former Westminster deputy leader has opened up about her mental health journey during the pandemic. Read the full article:: The National SNP MP Kirsty Blackman opens up about her mental health in powerful thread

Pubs ban is not to stigmatise or blame Scotland's students, minister says

Source:: The National Pubs ban is not to stigmatise or blame Scotland’s students, minister says SCOTLAND’S students are not being stigmatised in being told by their universities not to go to pubs this weekend, the Higher Education Minister has suggested. Read the full article:: The National Pubs ban is not to stigmatise or blame Scotland’s students, minister says

Michael Gove claims independence would be worse than worst-case Brexit

Source:: The National Michael Gove claims independence would be worse than worst-case Brexit MICHAEL Gove has claimed Scottish independence would be “worse” for the public than the worst-case No-Deal Brexit scenario. Read the full article:: The National Michael Gove claims independence would be worse than worst-case Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon among few world leaders to 'secure public trust' amid crisis

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon among few world leaders to ‘secure public trust’ amid crisis SCOTLAND’S First Minister is one a small number of world leaders who has managed to “secure public trust” during the coronavirus crisis, scientists have said. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon among few world leaders to ‘secure public trust’ amid crisis

Joanna Cherry calls on SNP delegates to sack NEC members with 'vendettas'

Source:: The National Joanna Cherry calls on SNP delegates to sack NEC members with ‘vendettas’ JOANNA Cherry has launched a fierce attack on the SNP’s ruling body, urging delegates to the party’s annual conference next month to sack some of the National Executive Committee members when their membership comes to a vote. Read the full article:: The National Joanna Cherry calls on SNP delegates to sack NEC members with ‘vendettas’

Richard Leonard’s many words are shot down in a few by Nicola Sturgeon

Source:: The National Richard Leonard’s many words are shot down in a few by Nicola Sturgeon A SCHEDULING clash yesterday meant that while Nicola Sturgeon was taking questions at FMQs, Rishi Sunak was laying out the UK Government’s economic support plan for businesses and employees impacted by coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National Richard Leonard’s many words are shot down in a few by Nicola Sturgeon

Being on SNP’s NEC should be about independence, not personal vendettas

Source:: The National Being on SNP’s NEC should be about independence, not personal vendettas YESTERDAY was the first anniversary of the UK Government’s defeat in the Supreme Court in the prorogation case. Recent events suggest that for this Tory Government, law-breaking is habit forming. Lady Hale has had a crack at it again this week over the Internal Market Bill, telling Times Radio that any judge must uphold the law whether domestic or international. Read the full article:: The National Being on SNP’s NEC should be about independence, not personal vendettas

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson has left at-risk sectors high and dry

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson has left at-risk sectors high and dry THE Prime Minister said he would put his arms around every single worker in the country to get them through the crisis – so either the crisis is over, or those metaphorical arms weren’t quite long enough to complete the group hug. Perhaps they were getting pins and needles. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson has left at-risk sectors high and dry

Scottish Kenyan is hoping to become youngest-ever SNP MSP

Source:: The National Scottish Kenyan is hoping to become youngest-ever SNP MSP AN SNP activist whose family fled from Asia and to Africa and were later forced to seek refuge in Scotland is hoping to become the youngest MSP at next year’s Holyrood election. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Kenyan is hoping to become youngest-ever SNP MSP

SNP hopeful Junaid Ashraf seeks double win in 2021

Source:: The National SNP hopeful Junaid Ashraf seeks double win in 2021 A HOLYROOD 2021 hopeful who aims to take the SNP ticket from a sitting MSP could run two elections next year as he bids for a university role. Read the full article:: The National SNP hopeful Junaid Ashraf seeks double win in 2021

Coronavirus in Scotland: Students warned not to go to pubs this weekend

Source:: The National Coronavirus in Scotland: Students warned not to go to pubs this weekend STUDENTS across Scotland have been told not to go to pubs this weekend and those who repeatedly flout coronavirus guidelines could be thrown out of university, under new rules. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus in Scotland: Students warned not to go to pubs this weekend

Having retired to Scotland, I'm surprised so many here fear independence

Source:: The National Having retired to Scotland, I’m surprised so many here fear independence HAVING recently retired to Scotland from Yorkshire, I have been able to immerse myself into the politics of the nation and what I have found has come as a bit of a surprise! Read the full article:: The National Having retired to Scotland, I’m surprised so many here fear independence

Westminster is setting a fine example to world dictators on war crimes

Source:: The National Westminster is setting a fine example to world dictators on war crimes HOW many in Westminster voting through the Overseas Operations Bill will have heard the crack of a bullet passing over their heads? Read the full article:: The National Westminster is setting a fine example to world dictators on war crimes

'I want to repay the Scottish people': Afghan refugee's SNP East Kilbride bid

Source:: The National ‘I want to repay the Scottish people’: Afghan refugee’s SNP East Kilbride bid HE had never heard of Scotland when he arrived as a refugee 20 years ago. Now Abdul Bostani wants to “repay” its people by serving as an MSP. Read the full article:: The National ‘I want to repay the Scottish people’: Afghan refugee’s SNP East Kilbride bid

WATCH: Anas Sarwar in unbelievable coronavirus gaffe at Holyrood

Source:: The National WATCH: Anas Sarwar in unbelievable coronavirus gaffe at Holyrood IN recent months, we’ve heard time and time again about how we need to adapt to the “new normal”. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Anas Sarwar in unbelievable coronavirus gaffe at Holyrood