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Scottish farming industry 'cut out' in UK trade deal with Australia; The UK Government was accused of cutting out Scotland's farming industry after striking a new trade deal with Australia. Jun 15, 2021 760
G7 a 'crucial milestone' on road to COP26 in Glasgow, Alister Jack says; The G7 is a "crucial milestone" on the road to delivering COP26 in Glasgow, Alister Jack has claimed. Jun 13, 2021 604
Gordon Brown warns of '50 years of conflict' between Scotland and England; Gordon Brown has warned of "50 years of conflict" between Scotland and England if issues around the constitution are not resolved. Jun 13, 2021 562
Boris Johnson plays down rift with EU over Northern Ireland protocol; Boris Johnson has played down a growing rift with the EU in a row over the Northern Ireland protocol. Jun 13, 2021 567
Police investigating SNP over money donated by Euromillions winners Christine and Colin Weir; Police are believed to be probing the SNP over money donated by Euromillions winners Christine and Colin Weir. Jun 13, 2021 592
Boris Johnson to tell NATO leaders collective security must be 'foundation' of Covid recovery; Boris Johnson is set to tell NATO leaders that collective security must be the "foundation" of the global recovery from the Covid pandemic. Jun 13, 2021 390
Matt Hancock denies lying to Prime Minister following Dominic Cummings claims; Matt Hancock has denied lying to the Prime Minister following accusations by Dominic Cummings. Jun 10, 2021 406
Boris Johnson urged to scrap Royal Yacht and use the money for foreign aid on eve of G7 summit; Boris Johnson has been urged to scrap the mooted plans for a new Royal Yacht Brittania and instead maintain the 0.7 per cent commitment on overseas aid. Jun 10, 2021 617
G7: What to expect as Joe Biden set to meet Boris Johnson at Cornwall summit; Boris Johnson is set to meet Joe Biden this Thursday ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall. Jun 9, 2021 392
High Court rules Michael Gove broke law over Government contract going to friends of Dominic Cummings; The High Court has ruled Michael Gove broke the law over the Government handing a contract to friends of Dominic Cummings. Jun 9, 2021 403
Ian Blackford accuses UK Government of running away from 'moral and legal' responsibilities over overseas aid cut; Ian Blackford has accused the UK Government of running away from its "moral and legal" responsibilities over the overseas aid cut. Jun 9, 2021 579
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden set to agree a new Atlantic Charter; Boris Johnson and Joe Biden are set to agree a new Atlantic Charter as the pair meet for the first time on Thursday. Jun 9, 2021 555
EU threatens to suspend parts of Brexit agreement and warns 'patience wearing thin' over Northern Ireland protocol; The EU has threatened to suspends parts of the Brexit agreement in a further escalation of the row over the Northern Ireland protocol. Jun 9, 2021 422
Foreign aid decision shows popularity trumps what is right - Alexander Brown; Boris Johnson was spared a humiliating defeat yesterday after the Speaker failed to select an amendment over his cuts to foreign aid. Jun 8, 2021 399
UK Government labelled 'cynical and cruel' after Downing Street say MPs won't get to vote on foreign aid cut; The UK Government has been labelled "cynical and cruel" after Downing Street insisted there were "no plans" to have MPs vote on the foreign aid cut. Jun 8, 2021 378
Brexit minister admits Northern Ireland protocol having 'damaging impact'; The Brexit minister has admitted the Northern Ireland protocol is having a "damaging impact" ahead of a meeting with his counterpart, commissioner MaroA! A efAoviA. Jun 8, 2021 407
UK Government warned 'hundreds of thousands' will die after speaker blocks amendment on foreign aid; The UK Government has been warned "hundreds of thousands" will die after the speaker rejected calls for a vote on foreign aid cuts. Jun 7, 2021 599
SNP urge Douglas Ross and Scottish Tories to end 'deafening silence' on aid budget cuts; The SNP have urged Douglas Ross and the Scottish Tories to end what they call a "deafening silence" on the cuts to the aid budget. Jun 6, 2021 616
SNP accuse UK Government of 'dodgy donations' after Boris Johnson hands House of Lords seat to Tory donor; The SNP have accused the UK Government of "dodgy donations" after Boris Johnson handed a House of Lords seat to a Tory donor. Jun 4, 2021 566
Australia trade deal could see whisky tariffs removed, UK Government claims; A UK-Australia trade deal could see whisky tariffs removed, Liz Truss has claimed. Jun 3, 2021 583
Michael Gove says Covid pandemic has shown 'joint success' of United Kingdom ahead of today's union summit; Michael Gove has claimed the pandemic has shown the "joint success" of the United Kingdom ahead of today's union summit between Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson. Jun 3, 2021 395
Portugal set to come off green list in latest travel review; Portugal is set to come off the green list in a significant blow to holidaymakers with many having already arranged flights to the country. Jun 3, 2021 167
Nicola Sturgeon says Covid summit produced 'nothing substantial yet' after talks with Boris Johnson; Nicola Sturgeon has claimed the Covid summit produced "nothing substantial yet" after talks with Boris Johnson. Jun 3, 2021 415
Boris Johnson says 'nothing in data' to suggest delay in easing restrictions; Boris Johnson has claimed there is "nothing in the data" to suggest a delay in easing restrictions in England will be required. Jun 2, 2021 416
Priti Patel accused of 'stealth tax' amid plans to make foreign health workers pay full price for visas; Priti Patel has been accused of a "stealth tax" by opposition parties amid plans to make foreign health workers pay the full price for visas. Jun 2, 2021 394
Analysis: Sir Keir Starmer shows human side as risky Piers Morgan interview pays off; Sir Keir Starmer's interview with Piers Morgan was broadcast tonightnote-0 with the Labour leader really needing some good press. Jun 1, 2021 413
Sir Keir Starmer says end of restrictions will 'open up political space' for Labour in emotional Piers Morgan interview; Sir Keir Starmer has claimed the easing of restrictions will help "open up space" for Labour by allowing him to go out and meet people. Jun 1, 2021 584
Alister Jack insists public has 'greater concerns' than independence in heated Scottish Affairs session; Alister Jack has insisted people have 'far greater concerns' than independence during a Scottish Affairs committee session that threatened to bubble over. May 13, 2021 570
David Cameron denies 'stalking' ministers over Greensill and admits 'big economic investment'; David Cameron has denied "stalking" ministers with his texts over Greensill and admitted he had a "big economic investment" in the firm. May 13, 2021 585
Boris Johnson announces independent inquiry into handling of coronavirus pandemic; Boris Johnson has announced an independent public inquiry into the Government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. May 12, 2021 975
Nicola Sturgeon welcomes Boris Johnson's Covid inquiry announcement, but says it should start this year; Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed Boris Johnson's inquiry announcement but insisted it should start this year. May 12, 2021 576
Court order issued to Boris Johnson over unpaid debt; A court order has been issued to Boris Johnson over an unpaid debt. May 12, 2021 386
Ian Blackford warns Boris Johnson Scotland is 'on a different path' ahead of Queen's Speech; Ian Blackford has warned Boris Johnson Scotland is "on a different path" ahead of the Queen's Speech. May 11, 2021 584
Queen's Speech 2021: Promises to 'strengthen economic ties across the union' and invest in Scotland; The Queen's Speech has promised to "strengthen economic ties across the Union" and invest in Scotland. May 11, 2021 675
Queen's Speech: What announcements were made that impact Scotland? The Queen's Speech has outlined the UK Government's legislative plans in a stripped-down Westminster ceremony. May 11, 2021 568
David Cameron bombarded Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove with texts to lobby for Greensill; Former prime minister David Cameron bombarded both Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove with texts to lobby for Greensill, it has been revealed. May 11, 2021 581
Boris Johnson to host press conference and confirm easing of Covid restrictions in England; Boris Johnson is set to host a press conference where he will confirm the easing of Covid restrictions in England. Conference news May 10, 2021 379
Michael Gove refuses to rule out legal action over second Scottish independence referendum; Michael Gove has refused to rule out legal action over a second Scottish independence referendum. May 10, 2021 438
Scottish election 2021: Douglas Ross declines to answer if he'll miss votes after being elected to both Holyrood and Westminster; Douglas Ross has declined to answer on whether he will miss votes after being elected as an MSP in addition to already being an MP in Westminster. May 10, 2021 393
Nicola Sturgeon says it would be 'completely outrageous' for UK to block indyref after election landslide; Michel Gove has insisted "of course" Scotland would be allowed to leave if it won a legal referendum as Nicola Sturgeon warned it would be "completely outrageous" if the UK Government took the issue to court. May 9, 2021 562
Scottish Election 2021: Douglas Ross defies Brexit and Boris backlash as Tories deliver best result; It wasn't supposed to be like this. Just last month ago Douglas Ross found himself facing plunging polls and the accepted logic that the Labour party would replace the Scottish Conservatives as the opposition. May 9, 2021 402
Nicola Sturgeon tells Boris Johnson a Scottish independence referendum is 'matter of when - not if'; Nicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson another independence referendum is a "matter of when - not if". May 9, 2021 414
Scottish Election 2021 results: Unionism seems to be the hardest word; If you're reading this, it's too late. The election is over, a good amount of the votes have been counted and, as expected, it's looking great for the SNP. May 8, 2021 422
Scottish Election 2021 results: Scottish MPs react to Hartlepool result as Conservatives win the seat for first time ever; Labour have been urged by Scottish MPs to form a progressive alliance after a by-election result described as "absolutely shattering" that saw the Conservatives take Hartlepool for the first time ever. May 7, 2021 538
Scottish Election 2021 results: Anas Sarwar insists the party is 'back on the pitch' despite difficult results for Labour as Tories also struggle to hold off SNP; Anas Sarwar has insisted his party is "back on the pitch" despite a difficult set of results on a day that also saw the Scottish Tories struggle. May 7, 2021 967
Scottish election 2021: Nicola Sturgeon warns 'never has so much been at stake' as Scotland goes to polls; Nicola Sturgeon has today warned "never has so much been at stake" as she makes her final bid to the nation as Scotland goes to the polls. May 6, 2021 1358
Opposition parties demand answers after Downing Street refuse to deny Boris Johnson asked a donor to fund his nanny; The SNP have demanded answers after Downing Street refused to deny Boris Johnson asked a donor to fund his nanny. May 4, 2021 565
Scottish election 2021: Rishi Sunak claims second referendum would put Scotland's recovery at risk; Rishi Sunak has claimed a second referendum would put Scotland's recovery from the pandemic at risk. May 3, 2021 381
SNP MP warns disinformation risks 'radicalising' parts of population amid claims Iran meddling in Scottish election; An SNP MP has warned disinformation risks "radicalising" parts of the population amid claims Iran has been meddling in the Scottish election. May 3, 2021 981
Backing unionist progressives at Scottish election a chance to 'rescue Britain from Boris', former Lib Dems leader claims; Backing unionist progressives at this week's Scottish election is a chance to "rescue Britain from Boris", former Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron has claimed. May 1, 2021 808
Hospitality leaders demand 'clarity' on social distancing future as Scottish Government faces legal challenge; Hospitality leaders have demanded urgent "clarity" on the future of social distancing restrictions as the Scottish Government faces a legal challenge lodged on behalf of embattled nightclubs and bars. May 1, 2021 1322
Night Time Industries Association announces legal action against Scottish Government over coronavirus restrictions; The Night Time industries Association (NTIA) has announced plans to take legal action against the Scottish Government over coronavirus restrictions. Apr 30, 2021 409
Scottish election 2021: Boris Johnson won't come to Scotland because he's 'mired in scandal', Lib Dem leader claims; Boris Johnson won't come to Scotland because he's "mired in scandal', Lib Dem leader claims. Apr 30, 2021 566
Scottish election 2021: What have SNP promised to do in the first 100 days if they win? The SNP have published a plan outlining the steps they would take within the first 100 days if re-elected. Apr 29, 2021 764
Boris Johnson to face PMQs grilling after week that saw 'Tory sleaze' return to modern parlance - Alexander Brown; Boris Johnson will face off with Sir Keir Starmer at Prime Minister's Questions today after a week that has returned "Tory sleaze" to the modern parlance. Apr 28, 2021 388
PMQs: Ian Blackford rapped by speaker after asking Boris Johnson 'are you a liar?'; Ian Blackford was warned by the speaker after asking Boris Johnson "are you a liar?". Apr 28, 2021 617
PMQs: Boris Johnson refuses to say who paid for Downing St renovation; Boris Johnson has refused to answer who initially paid for the Downing Street renovation as the Electoral Commission launched an investigation into funding of the works. Apr 28, 2021 989
PMQs sketch: Boris Johnson knows he can't lose if he does not play; This was supposed to be the PMQs that got Sir Keir Starmer back on track, with the Prime Minister offering a veritable smorgasbord of bad behaviour to work with. Apr 28, 2021 407
Scotland's advocate group demands action on Chinese sanctions and urge international action; Scotland's advocate group has demanded action on Chinese sanctions in a joint statement with UK legal professionals. Apr 27, 2021 552
Ministerial code should apply to leaders of new political parties like Alex Salmond, Lib Dem MP claims; The ministerial code should apply to leaders of new political parties like Alex Salmond, a Lib Dem MP has claimed. Apr 27, 2021 391
Boris Johnson accused of 'shifty denials' amid claims he said 'let Covid rip' in heated lockdown row; Boris Johnson has been accused of making "shifty denials" as it was claimed he said "let Covid rip" during a heated lockdown row. Apr 27, 2021 559
Scottish election 2021: A round-up of our On the HolyRoad election video series with political candidates across Scotland; The Scotsman has just concluded its On the HolyRoad series, which featured interviews with candidates from all the main parties. Apr 24, 2021 1141
Scottish Election 2021: Douglas Ross says running to be MSP while an MP is about 'giving something back'; Douglas Ross has defended his decision to run for Scottish parliament while remaining an MP by saying it's about "giving something back". Apr 23, 2021 816
Scottish election 2021: When will poll results be known and how long will the wait be? Scots will not know the full outcome of the Scottish election on May 6 until two days later. Apr 23, 2021 328
Scottish election 2021: Douglas Ross claims MSP's border comments 'shed light' on thinking 'within the SNP'; Douglas Ross has claimed MSP Emma Harper's border comments "shed light" on the real thinking "within the SNP". Apr 23, 2021 603
Scottish election 2021: Paul Sweeney says SNP succeed by offering 'unattainable vision' of independent Scotland; Paul Sweeney has claimed the SNP are succeeding through offering an "unattainable vision" of an independent Scotland. Apr 22, 2021 603
Race for Holyrood: Your Scottish election briefing for Thursday, April 22; A lighter look at the Scottish election campaign trail. Apr 22, 2021 590
HMRC underestimated Scotland's Salmon export figures for January by 97 per cent, industry leader claims; HMRC have been accused of recording just 3 per cent of Scotland's Salmon export figures for January. Apr 22, 2021 516
Scottish election 2021: Willie Rennie reveals proudest moment in politics was banning driving instructors convicted of sexual offences; Willie Rennie has revealed his proudest moment in politics was passing a bill banning driving instructors convicted of sexual offences. Apr 21, 2021 767
Protest over 'Tory sleaze' allegations as Sir James Dyson tax deal with Boris Johnson emerges; Labour activists will today campaign outside Downing Street amid claims of "Tory sleaze". Apr 21, 2021 586
Labour activists to campaign outside Downing Street amid claims of 'Tory sleaze'; Labour activists will today campaign outside Downing Street amid claims of "Tory sleaze". Apr 21, 2021 563
Boris Johnson says Ian Blackford's dog made 'more sensible' contributions after barking during PMQs 'sleaze' clash; Boris Johnson has claimed Ian Blackford's dog made a "more sensible" contribution after barking during Prime Minister's Questions. Apr 21, 2021 414
Angus Robertson says Boris Johnson is not 'fit for office, let alone being Prime Minister'; Angus Robertson has claimed Boris Johnson is not "fit for office, let alone being Prime Minister". Apr 20, 2021 627
European Super League: Boris Johnson promises football club owners will not be allowed to create a 'closed shop'; Boris Johnson has promised that football club owners will not be allowed to create a "closed shop" with the European Super League. Apr 20, 2021 605
Scottish election 2021: Anas Sarwar labels Scotland the 'best country in the world', but insists it can be better; Anas Sarwar has labelled Scotland the "best country in the world", but insisted it can be better. Apr 19, 2021 1027
UK Government should devolve VAT and corporation tax to Holyrood, think-tank claims; The UK Government should devolve VAT and corporation tax to Holyrood, a think-tank has claimed. Apr 19, 2021 569
Scottish election 2021: Tories to pledge [pounds sterling]1 million for cycling initiatives and promise a cycle network in every city; The Scottish Conservatives will today pledge [pounds sterling]1 million for cycling initiatives to rebuild the way people commute. Apr 19, 2021 392
Scottish election 2021: Douglas Ross to pledge [pounds sterling]600 million to tackle Covid treatment backlog; Douglas Ross will today pledge [pounds sterling]600 million to tackle the backlog of those waiting for treatment because of coronavirus. Apr 19, 2021 571
UK Government declines to commit to Covid inquiry timeline as Nicola Sturgeon calls for four-nations commitment; Nicola Sturgeon has called for a four-nations inquiry into the handling of the pandemic to take place this year as the UK Government declined to commit to a timeline. Chronology Apr 19, 2021 971
Nicola Sturgeon questions traffic light system and warns 'we don't know where' the next variant will come from; Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the traffic light system for international travel and warned "we don't know where" the next variant will come from. Apr 18, 2021 548
Nicola Sturgeon claims Alex Salmond 'risks putting people off independence'; Nicola Sturgeon claims Alex Salmond 'risks putting people off independence' and that she doesn't know what Alba 'stands for'. Apr 18, 2021 578
Scottish election 2021: Lorna Slater urges independence supporters to back Greens for 'radical' change in Scotland; Lorna Slater has claimed independence supporters should back Greens for real change in Scotland. Apr 16, 2021 1022
Scottish Government should 'recognise and support' the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame For Scotland, report says; The Scottish Government has been urged to "recognise and support" the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame for Scotland. Apr 8, 2021 578
Nicola Sturgeon heading for overall majority, new poll suggests; Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are on course for an overall majority in the Scottish Parliament, a new poll has suggested. Apr 8, 2021 406
Scotland needs 'radical' change to transform economy that is not being offered by either administration, report claims; Scotland needs "radical change" to transform and boost its economy that is not currently being offered by either administration, a report has claimed. Apr 7, 2021 1069
Nicola Sturgeon to unveil NHS recovery plan; Nicola Sturgeon will today unveil an NHS recovery plan and claim only her party has a "serious plan" for Government. Apr 7, 2021 390
Under-30s should be offered alternative jab to AstraZeneca, UK government advisers warn; People under-30 should be offered an alternative jab to the AstraZeneca vaccine, UK government advisers have warned. Apr 7, 2021 384
Scottish Government considering digital vaccine passports as Boris Johnson insists they will not be needed for pubs; Jean Freeman has confirmed the Scottish government is considering digital "vaccine passports". Apr 6, 2021 1053
Labour face losing seat to Tories in Hartlepool by-election, polling shows; Labour face losing a seat to the Tories in Hartlepool's by-election, new polling has shown. Apr 6, 2021 388
Coronavirus: How might digital vaccine passports work? The Scottish government is considering digital vaccine passports, a policy also set to be adopted by the UK Government. Apr 5, 2021 388
Scottish election 2021: Alba face 'failure' if they don't take seats from unionist parties, says polling expert; Alex Salmond's party are facing "failure" if they don't take votes from unionist parties, a leading pollster has suggested. Apr 4, 2021 604
Alba campaign to target SNP 'issues' of education and women's rights; Alba Party candidates are set to be told to target the SNP "issues" of education and women's rights, one of the group's highest-profile recruits has claimed. Apr 3, 2021 893
Douglas Ross says vaccination programme means fans must be let into Hampden for Euros; Douglas Ross has claimed the vaccination programme has been so successful that fans must be let into Hampden for the Euros. Apr 2, 2021 413
SNP urged to 'come clean' on number of party offices that wrongfully claimed Covid business support; The SNP has been urged to "come clean" on the number of its party offices that wrongfully claimed Covid business support. Apr 2, 2021 405
Scottish election 2021: Unionist tactical voting campaign launches and warns against supporting smaller parties; A Unionist tactical voting campaign today launched and warned against supporting smaller parties. Apr 2, 2021 296
Alex Salmond says Nicola Sturgeon will 'work' with Alba Party as independence is 'bigger than personalities'; Alex Salmond has insisted Nicola Sturgeon will 'work' with his Alba Party as independence is "bigger than personalities". Apr 1, 2021 382
Angus SNP branches made to hand back [pounds sterling]20k in Covid business support; Angus SNP branches have been made to hand back [pounds sterling]20,000 in Covid business support after applications to the local council. Apr 1, 2021 400
Scottish Government adviser says it would be a 'pity' if the UK 'splits up'; A key Scottish Government adviser has claimed it would be a "pity" if the UK splits up. Apr 1, 2021 744
Author Louis de Bernieres calls for SNP to explain how independence would work in open letter; The author Louis de Bernieres has called for the SNP to explain how independence would work in a series of pointed questions. Mar 31, 2021 582
UK Internal Market Act 'damaged relations' between Westminster and devolved administrations, report finds; The UK Internal Market Act "damaged relations" between Westminster and the devolved administrations, a report has found. Mar 31, 2021 411

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