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

Education Secretary pledges action to cut teachers’ time in class

Source:: The National Education Secretary pledges action to cut teachers’ time in class NEW Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has said she wants progress to be made in cutting the amount of time teachers spend in the classroom “as soon as possible”. Read the full article:: The National Education Secretary pledges action to cut teachers’ time in class

Teaching union backs motion to recognise Scots’ right to decide their future

Source:: The National Teaching union backs motion to recognise Scots’ right to decide their future SCOTLAND’S largest teaching union has overwhelmingly backed a motion which recognises the sovereign right of the people of Scotland to decide their future. Read the full article:: The National Teaching union backs motion to recognise Scots’ right to decide their future

Kirkcaldy beach will be covered in Saltires today for distanced indy event

Source:: The National Kirkcaldy beach will be covered in Saltires today for distanced indy event WITH marches and rallies for independence across Scotland cancelled because of the pandemic, organisers have been looking for innovative ways to protest in safety, and if there are areas of the country that are safer than most then they are our glorious Scottish beaches. Read the full article:: The National Kirkcaldy beach will be covered in Saltires today for distanced indy event

Our post-independence democracy should let all play their part

Source:: The National Our post-independence democracy should let all play their part LET’S heed the warning signs. The Westminster Parliament provided devolution under pressure from the Council of Europe Read the full article:: The National Our post-independence democracy should let all play their part

Lord Advocate vows ‘robust approach’ after rise in hate crime

Source:: The National Lord Advocate vows ‘robust approach’ after rise in hate crime THERE has been a 4% increase in the number of charges with at least one element of hate crime in Scotland in the last year, according to new figures. Read the full article:: The National Lord Advocate vows ‘robust approach’ after rise in hate crime

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