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Daily Mirror
Ex boxer claims jail staff segregated him after he painted crucifixion scenehis gym and his painting to zero. “All he has is a book written in Spanish.”
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
his gym and his painting to zero. “All he has is a book written in Spanish.” On July 13, Peter tweeted First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying: “Scott Harrison world champion has boxed all over the world representing Scotland he is in Shotts... Read more
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Scotsman
Keith Howell: Independence in the EU will catch Sturgeon out – people don’t want eitherwith the oft-repeated phrase about the vagaries of political fortunes, ‘a week
Scotsman / Posted 4 hours ago
with the oft-repeated phrase about the vagaries of political fortunes, ‘a week is a long time in politics’. Perhaps Nicola Sturgeon had such sentiments in mind when she made her recent indyref2 statement, feeling that another year or so... Read more
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Scotsman
More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade“rationalise” the school estate has been blamed, with many buildings in poor co
Scotsman / Posted 7 hours ago
“rationalise” the school estate has been blamed, with many buildings in poor condition replaced by multi-school campuses. Nicola Sturgeon has proclaimed that education will be the top priority of her government while she is First Minister. But... Read more
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Daily Record
Scott Harrison segregated amid claims crucifixion painting sparked guard bigotryhis gym and his painting to zero. “All he has is a book written in Spanish.”
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
his gym and his painting to zero. “All he has is a book written in Spanish.” On July 13, Peter tweeted First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying: “Scott Harrison world champion has boxed all over the world representing Scotland he is in Shotts... Read more
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express
Sturgeon’s dream comes true? Lords warn Scotland COULD have separate Brexit NICOLA Sturgeon’s dream of having a separate Scottish Brexit deal COULD come
express / Posted 14 hours ago
NICOLA Sturgeon’s dream of having a separate Scottish Brexit deal COULD come true - according to unelected peers in the House of Lords. Nicola Sturgeon SHOULD be offered... Read more
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Scotsman
Tributes to ‘giant of Scots law’ Lord McCluskeyJohn Herbert McCluskey enjoyed one of the most distinguished legal careers of t
Scotsman / Posted 15 hours ago
John Herbert McCluskey enjoyed one of the most distinguished legal careers of the late 20th century. The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon said he was “one of the outstanding Scots lawyers of his generation”. McCluskey served as Solicitor General... Read more
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express
What 'power grab'? Scottish Government will be STRENGTHENED by Brexit, says Damian GreenDavis and Michel Barnier give a press conference at the end of a meeting at EU
express / Posted 16 hours ago
Davis and Michel Barnier give a press conference at the end of a meeting at EU Commission in Brussels First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned that she will urge MSPs to refuse a legislative consent motion (LCM) unless major changes are... Read more
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Daily Record
Dumbarton doctor saga continues as First Minister is asked to step inpractice at Dumbarton Medical Centre continued this week. Retired Dumbarton ba
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
practice at Dumbarton Medical Centre continued this week. Retired Dumbarton bank manager Archie Aitken told First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that “a dedicated GP” has been “caught up in an NHS head office administrative maelstrom”. Mr Aitken, 85,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Jodie Taylor’s hat-trick gives England a flying start to Euro 2017in the world.” It must have made chastening viewing for Anna Signeul, Scotland
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
in the world.” It must have made chastening viewing for Anna Signeul, Scotland’s manager, down in the technical area and Nicola Sturgeon up in the posh seats. At first Scotland’s first minister would have been cheered when, after only 20... Read more
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Scotsman
Downing Street pledges to respect devolution during Brexitwithout creating trade barriers within the UK. Shortly after the European Unio
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
without creating trade barriers within the UK. Shortly after the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was published last week, Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones said they would not be able to support the plans unless they were fundamentally changed. In... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond ‘should join the House of Lords’song A Red, Red Rose, to illustrate his opposition to tuition fees for Scottish
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
song A Red, Red Rose, to illustrate his opposition to tuition fees for Scottish students. His successor as First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, tweeted in response to the comment in 2014: “This is what a principled politician sounds like,... Read more
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The News and Star
Taylor hat-trick leads England to thumping winstages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been give
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
stages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been given a pre-match pep talk from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, marking her 47th birthday with a visit to the game. Inside a minute, Jane Ross cracked a 25-yard attempt... Read more
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Scotsman
Uefa Women’s Euro 2017: England 6 - 0 Scotlandstages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been give
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
stages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been given a pre-match pep talk from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, marking her 47th birthday with a visit to the game. Inside a minute, Jane Ross cracked a 25-yard attempt... Read more
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Football365
England 6-0 Scotland: That's how you start a tournamentstages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been give
Football365 / Posted yesterday
stages with Scotland unable to handle them. Anna Signeul’s Scots had been given a pre-match pep talk from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, marking her 47th birthday with a visit to the game. Inside a minute, Jane Ross cracked a 25-yard attempt... Read more
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express
Costly, pointless and doomed - Lords SAVAGE Sturgeon's bid to undermine BrexitGovernment to get the best Brexit deal for the whole UK, a committee of Lords h
express / Posted yesterday
Government to get the best Brexit deal for the whole UK, a committee of Lords has said. The House of Lords criticised Nicola Sturgeon's insistence on staying in the single market The House of Lords EU Committee said in report released today... Read more
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Scotsman
Give Scotland more power after Brexit or ‘risk the future of the UK’Mike Russell demanded the JMC meetings be urgently reconvened by the UK governm
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Mike Russell demanded the JMC meetings be urgently reconvened by the UK government. A plenary session bringing together Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May has not been held since February, with senior sources blaming the crisis in Northern Ireland... Read more
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International Business Times
Theresa May told to seek consent of all UK nations to secure lasting Brexit deal (European Negotiations) more effective," Boswell said. Welsh First Minister Ca
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
(European Negotiations) more effective," Boswell said. Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon have both said that they cannot back the Repeal Bill without changes to the draft law. "We have repeatedly... Read more
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Daily Mirror
BBC admit University Challenge blunder as Jeremy Paxman gives wrong answerBoys trilogy' for the theatre and the series Tutti Frutti for television?" Tea
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Boys trilogy' for the theatre and the series Tutti Frutti for television?" Team captain Paul Ross then jokingly replied: "Nicola Sturgeon", before Paxman responded: "Funny answer, but not right. John Byrne".The answer was given during an alumni... Read more
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Scotsman
Give Scotland more power or risk the future of the UK, peers warnMike Russell demanded the JMC meetings be urgently reconvened by the UK governm
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Mike Russell demanded the JMC meetings be urgently reconvened by the UK government. A plenary session bringing together Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May has not been held since February, with senior sources blaming the crisis in Northern Ireland... Read more
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Scotsman
Scott Macnab: Scotland faces a Brexit power struggleprocess has barely started, but Scotland has already been plunged into its firs
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
process has barely started, but Scotland has already been plunged into its first “constitutional crisis” of the EU divorce. Nicola Sturgeon has warned that the Repeal Bill which will transfer powers back from Brussels to the UK is a “naked power... Read more
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walesonline
Wales at risk of being 'profoundly' affected by Brexitto inform the UK Government’s negotiating position.”Read More First Minister C
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
to inform the UK Government’s negotiating position.”Read More First Minister Carwyn Jones and his Scottish counterpart Nicola Sturgeon last week condemned the Repeal Bill as a "naked power-grab" which undermined the devolution settlement. The... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Govanhill is 'getting worse'I AGREE with David Gartshore (Evening Times letters, July17) when he wrote in ‘
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
I AGREE with David Gartshore (Evening Times letters, July17) when he wrote in ‘defence’ of Nicola Sturgeon. He said “Although parts of her constituency could be classed as a slum much of Govan has greatly improved.” It is a pity the same cannot be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland's ancient universities loosen their grips on nation's political classUniversity accounts for half of all Scottish ministers and seven out of 10 cabi
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
University accounts for half of all Scottish ministers and seven out of 10 cabinet ministers, including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Theresa May is the 27th prime minister to have gone to Oxford. She was one of seven Oxford graduates in her... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chris Deerin: Look Who’s striking a telling blow against the misogynistshis target being the businesswoman Gina Miller, who has taken the Government to
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
his target being the businesswoman Gina Miller, who has taken the Government to court over its Brexit plans. Ask Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson or Kezia Dugdale about the rape and death threats they receive regularly on social... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s Jane Ross aims to give Manchester City girls the BluesRod Stewart, actor Gerard Butler, Judy Murray, Gordon Strachan, Robert Snodgras
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Rod Stewart, actor Gerard Butler, Judy Murray, Gordon Strachan, Robert Snodgrass and Andy Robertson. l First minister Nicola Sturgeon and Erin Cuthbert, the youngest player in Scotland’s squad, hope to have cause for very special birthday... Read more
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Daily Record
Only Scottish Labour can restore NHS to good health after SNP’s mismanagementseen hospital services being cut and wards being forced to close due to a short
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
seen hospital services being cut and wards being forced to close due to a shortage of staff.Read More Before an election, Nicola Sturgeon promises voters that NHS services won’t close – only to stand back as they face closure after polling... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Racism is not limited to one section of societyannual demonstration. Tourists love it. Jet Wilson, via email Wasted pleas R
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
annual demonstration. Tourists love it. Jet Wilson, via email Wasted pleas READING about the Toryglen residents telling Nicola Sturgeon about botched work to their homes (Evening Times July 15), good luck to them. My view is if the people of... Read more
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Scotsman
Aberdeen harbour given £350 million boostcash towards the £350 million cost of harbour expansion plans in Aberdeen will
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
cash towards the £350 million cost of harbour expansion plans in Aberdeen will help open up “significant opportunities”, Nicola Sturgeon said today. The First Minister visited Aberdeen harbour as it was announced that Scottish Enterprise is to... Read more
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express
SNP leader claims Scots will be BETTER OFF without Britain in desperate bid to break up UKSNP’s Westminster leader has put the economy back at the centre of its crusade
express / Posted 3 days ago
SNP’s Westminster leader has put the economy back at the centre of its crusade for independence less than a year after Nicola Sturgeon appeared to abandon her financial case. Ian Blackford, a former investment banker, claimed they could win... Read more
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Scotsman
SNP: ‘Distracted’ UK Government jeopardising Brexit negotiationsother devolved governments must have a seat at the table in order to protect th
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
other devolved governments must have a seat at the table in order to protect the economy, jobs and businesses.” Last week, Nicola Sturgeon and her Welsh counterpart Carwyn Jones issued a joint statement saying they would withhold consent from the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can boundary changes save the Conservatives?It is late August 2017, one week before the Scottish parliament returns from su
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
It is late August 2017, one week before the Scottish parliament returns from summer recess. Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, has called a surprise press conference. She has also invited all SNP MSPs and MPs, and the leaders of the opposition... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who is the heroic female super nerd we've been waiting forIt is late August 2017, one week before the Scottish parliament returns from su
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
It is late August 2017, one week before the Scottish parliament returns from summer recess. Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, has called a surprise press conference. She has also invited all SNP MSPs and MPs, and the leaders of the opposition... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon hails funding boost for Aberdeen harbourcash towards the £350 million cost of harbour expansion plans in Aberdeen will
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
cash towards the £350 million cost of harbour expansion plans in Aberdeen will help open up “significant opportunities”, Nicola Sturgeon said today. The First Minister visited Aberdeen harbour as it was announced that Scottish Enterprise is to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Britain, EU launch new talks on Brexitin Brussels with British opposition Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn and other UK fig
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
in Brussels with British opposition Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn and other UK figures at odds with May. “My door is open, listen to all Brexit views,” Barnier tweeted after talks with Corbyn, Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon and Wales’s Ca... Read more
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Evening Standard
Don't be scared of my gender, says first female Doctor Whosad.” Billie Piper, who played assistant Rose Tyler, simply tweeted: “Yes” alo
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
sad.” Billie Piper, who played assistant Rose Tyler, simply tweeted: “Yes” alongside an emoji of a rose. Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon shared a picture of book ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls’ added: “Lovely day with my niece on her 11th... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, July 17, 2017can’t deliver. Andrew Nutt BargoedWe’re tired of your posturing, Carwyn CARW
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
can’t deliver. Andrew Nutt BargoedWe’re tired of your posturing, Carwyn CARWYN JONES cosies up with his Scottish pal Nicola Sturgeon to declare that the UK Government’s Repeal Bill is a “naked power grab”. Sorry, Mr Jones, but this is... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Toryglen housing row: 'Nicola Sturgeon has had her eyes opened'RESIDENTS have told Nicola Sturgeon of their frustrations over botched upgrade
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
RESIDENTS have told Nicola Sturgeon of their frustrations over botched upgrade works to their homes. The First Minister heard how residents have had tradesmen fighting in their gardens, kitchen vents mistakenly sealed in and concerns about leaking... Read more
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Scotsman
Funding boost for Aberdeen’s £350m harbour expansion planFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon will today announce a “significant” funding boos
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will today announce a “significant” funding boost for Aberdeen’s £350 million harbour expansion project. Plans were approved in December to extend the harbour into Nigg Bay to accommodate oil and gas decommissioning... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Monteith: Theresa May must learn from past Tory mistakesthe recent general election. Thanks to Theresa May ignoring advice that she sh
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
the recent general election. Thanks to Theresa May ignoring advice that she should concede a second referendum and telling Nicola Sturgeon that now was not the right time, the platform was set for Ruth Davidson and her team to campaign on a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scholars want data from tests on five-oldsin 2015 the expectation was the results would be published. In a major speech
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
in 2015 the expectation was the results would be published. In a major speech in August of that year First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that in the age of freedom of information the idea that you could gather information like that and not... Read more
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Scotsman
Westminster and Holyrood head for constitutional crisis over Brexit Billof key areas like civil law in Scotland, as Westminster has had no experience i
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
of key areas like civil law in Scotland, as Westminster has had no experience in this field in decades. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the Scottish Parliament will withhold consent from the Repeal Bill in its current form,... Read more
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Scotsman
19 hospital wards and NHS units across Scotland face cutsof staff. “The SNP is breaking its promises to the people of Scotland to prote
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
of staff. “The SNP is breaking its promises to the people of Scotland to protect valued NHS services. Before an election, Nicola Sturgeon promises voters NHS services won’t close – only to stand back as they face closure after polling day.” Among... Read more
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Daily Record
Tories Repeal Bill power grab as the shows what they really think of Scotlandof Scotland in Theresa May’s Cabinet but he has once again failed to stand up f
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
of Scotland in Theresa May’s Cabinet but he has once again failed to stand up for Scotland at this vitally important time.Nicola Sturgeon with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (Image: Getty) On the contrary, the SNP have been working to... Read more
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TheBull
Fresh Brexit talks begin with 'clock ticking'at odds with May. "My door is open, listen to all Brexit views," Barnier tweet
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
at odds with May. "My door is open, listen to all Brexit views," Barnier tweeted after talks with Corbyn, Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon and Wales's Carwyn Jones. Barnier's deputy met with Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, with Brexit... Read more
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heraldscotland
Calls for results of new formal testing of pupils as young as five to be made availablein 2015 the expectation was the results would be published. In a major speech
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
in 2015 the expectation was the results would be published. In a major speech in August of that year First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that in the age of freedom of information the idea that you could gather information like that and not... Read more
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express
‘Something changed’ Merkel ADMITS EU future doubted after Brexitshe thought the bloc was worth fighting for. Andrew Neil SAVAGES Rebecca Long-
express / Posted 4 days ago
she thought the bloc was worth fighting for. Andrew Neil SAVAGES Rebecca Long-Bailey over Labour Party Brexit plans Nicola Sturgeon challenged stop posturing over key Brexit legislation For many people, including myself, something changed... Read more
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express
Nicola Sturgeon challenged to stop posturing over key Brexit legislation NICOLA Sturgeon was today challenged to stop posturing over key Brexit legisl
express / Posted 4 days ago
NICOLA Sturgeon was today challenged to stop posturing over key Brexit legislation as it was claimed she risks damaging firms. Nicola Sturgeon was challenged to stop posturing... Read more
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Daily Record
Kezia Dugdale and Jenny Gilruth's love despite divide is cause for celebrationworld of anyone who couldn’t or wouldn’t raise a smile on hearing such news. I
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
world of anyone who couldn’t or wouldn’t raise a smile on hearing such news. It’s a great story for the summer recess and Nicola Sturgeon was quick to give the romance her blessing as the usually cut-throat world of politics went all fuzzy... Read more
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Scotsman
SNP accused of funding ‘con’ over GP money pledgebelieved their campaign for 11 per cent of the health budget to be spent on GPs
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
believed their campaign for 11 per cent of the health budget to be spent on GPs had worked when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said at the SNP’s autumn conference: “By the end of this parliament, we will increase spending on primary... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Holyrood Brexit Minister urges MSPs to back calls for changes to Repeal BillEdinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff the power to drop or change them in the future.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff the power to drop or change them in the future. The First Ministers of Scotland and Wales, Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones described it as a "naked power grab" because it does not immediately return EU powers to... Read more
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