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Scotsman
Repeal Bill ‘puts environment in Scotland at risk’will not be altered to set out which powers returning to the UK from Brussels w
Scotsman / Posted 32 minutes ago
will not be altered to set out which powers returning to the UK from Brussels would be devolved to Holyrood, despite SNP ministers warning the Scottish Parliament is unlikely to grant the Bill legislative consent in its current form. Ms... Read more
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express
Have her cake & eat it? Nicola Sturgeon accused of being ‘out at sea’ over fishing policyelection, losing a considerable number of seats to the Conservatives. In this
express / Posted an hour ago
election, losing a considerable number of seats to the Conservatives. In this year’s election Scottish National Party (SNP) went from 56 to 35 seats, and she was forced to temporarily shelve her dream of independence. But her stance on fishing... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond urges SNP to adopt radical change at WestminsterAlex Salmond has warned SNP MPs that they need to step up their efforts at West
Scotsman / Posted 4 hours ago
Alex Salmond has warned SNP MPs that they need to step up their efforts at Westminster - because there are ‘no gold stars for good attendance’. The former member for Gordon was speaking during the third instalment of his sell-out show at the... Read more
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express
SNP under fire as over 500 teacher vacancies remain unfilled at the start of school term SCOTLAND’S largest teaching union and opposition politicians today criticised
express / Posted 6 hours ago
SCOTLAND’S largest teaching union and opposition politicians today criticised the SNP Government’s record on education after it emerged hundreds of posts remain... Read more
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express
Sorry Nicola! Fish industry DESTROYS Sturgeon's hopes for second independence referendumfor full European Union membership, a Scottish government would hand control of
express / Posted 6 hours ago
for full European Union membership, a Scottish government would hand control of its fisheries to Brussels.Related articles SNP turns on flailing Nicola Sturgeon and her husband Brexit will spark second Scottish independence vote, claims... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Calls to tackle rise in sectarian attacks on Catholics in Scotlanda move which has the backing of other opposition parties in the Edinburgh Assem
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
a move which has the backing of other opposition parties in the Edinburgh Assembly who could join forces to defeat the SNP government. Now, following the summer recess period, Catholic Church leaders are to hold talks to urge ministers to... Read more
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express
Cabinet split on Brexit ‘betrayal’ as Boris Johnson and Liam Fox demand shorter transitionthis. The customs union agreement was announced in a joint statement from Phil
express / Posted 9 hours ago
this. The customs union agreement was announced in a joint statement from Philip Hammond and Liam FoxRelated articles SNP leader DEMANDS immigration control for Scotland BREXIT: Business leaders to lobby EU into dropping rigid... Read more
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Daily Record
The blue plague of 'street Valium' sends Scottish drug deaths to record highRecord, through its tireless investigations, that’s standing up to it – especia
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
Record, through its tireless investigations, that’s standing up to it – especially in Nicola Sturgeon’s own constituency. “SNP ministers must come out of hiding and confront this blue pill epidemic head on.” Campbell yesterday pledged that the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Fisheries revival 'could scupper Scottish independence dream'by the Nationalists, they were subsequently wiped out throughout Scotland as a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
by the Nationalists, they were subsequently wiped out throughout Scotland as a whole in 1997. With Alex Salmond representing the key fishing constituency of Banff and Buchan, the SNP was able to build itself into the political behemoth it has bec... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour MSP Monica Lennon launches period poverty consultationorder to make sanitary products freely available at the Scottish Parliament on
Daily Record / Posted 23 hours ago
order to make sanitary products freely available at the Scottish Parliament on Monday. Ms Lennon’s proposal calls on the SNP government to create a universally accessible system – modelled on the C-card system which NHS Lanarkshire uses for the... Read more
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Scotsman
Jeremy Kyle corrected by SNP MSP over condoms in baby boxesChat show host Jeremy Kyle received a frank explanation from an SNP MSP today w
Scotsman / Posted 23 hours ago
Chat show host Jeremy Kyle received a frank explanation from an SNP MSP today when he asked why condoms were included in the new Scottish Government-issued baby box. The stand-in Good Morning Britain host, who is covering for Piers Morgan, was... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Alex Salmond urged to apologise over degrading 'sex with Sturgeon' jokesaid Labour, which is led by another woman, Kezia Dugdale, were “just miffed th
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
said Labour, which is led by another woman, Kezia Dugdale, were “just miffed they didn’t get a mention”. The former SNP leader said: “I promised you today we’d either have Theresa May, or Nicola Sturgeon, or Ruth Davidson or Melania Trump,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chris Deerin: World in turmoil as vile politics of identity rears its ugly head againthat made a Yes vote in the independence referendum of 2014 utterly unthinkable
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
that made a Yes vote in the independence referendum of 2014 utterly unthinkable. This is not to suggest the leaders of the SNP were culpable (although the dreadful Alex Salmond sailed close to the wind), but it was easily found among the wider Yes... Read more
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Daily Record
New figures show Lanarkshire kids left waiting for mental health treatmentthose children waiting for Mental Health services waited more than 18 weeks. In
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
those children waiting for Mental Health services waited more than 18 weeks. In Glasgow, it was one in one hundred. “The SNP Government must do more to provide support where and when it is needed. Only after those working on the frontline are... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Labour will make sure SNP keeps education promise to our kidsneed to compete for the jobs of the future will cut the levels of poverty that
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
need to compete for the jobs of the future will cut the levels of poverty that scar our communities and grow our economy.SNP made big promises to Scottish kids over education - now they need to deliver (Image: David Jones/PA Wire)Read More One... Read more
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express
Business leaders take the battle to Brussels as firms lobby EU to drop Brexit timetablepush to drop the Brexit timetableRelated articles Tory Brexiteer backs May ‘as
express / Posted yesterday
push to drop the Brexit timetableRelated articles Tory Brexiteer backs May ‘as Jacob Rees-Mogg is not in the running' SNP leader DEMANDS immigration control for Scotland The business leader, who is aware of the thinking of the nation’s CEOs... Read more
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Scotsman
Catholic Church calls for action on religious hate crimeat Football Act scrapped. The move has the support of all opposition parties at
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
at Football Act scrapped. The move has the support of all opposition parties at Holyrood who could combine to defeat the SNP government. The Scottish Government says it is providing more than £20 million of funding from the Equality Budget... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Letter to the Editor: Stop pandering to every pressure group!be penalised. Paul Strathdee, posted online Sense at last Oh that the good f
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
be penalised. Paul Strathdee, posted online Sense at last Oh that the good folks of Glasgow had seen the light and voted SNP at previous elections, then many of these stupid excessive fines would never have been levied. Harry Molloy, posted... Read more
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express
SNP leader DEMANDS immigration control for Scotland to make process 'more compassionate' SCOTLAND should have control over immigration to put more “compassion” into t
express / Posted yesterday
SCOTLAND should have control over immigration to put more “compassion” into the process, the SNP’s leader in the Commons has claimed. The SNP have previously... Read more
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Daily Record
Alex Salmond urged to apologise for 'degrading' joke about female politicianshas been urged to apologise for telling a “degrading” joke about female politic
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
has been urged to apologise for telling a “degrading” joke about female politicians, including Nicola Sturgeon. The former SNP leader cracked the joke at his show at the Edinburgh Fringe. He said: “I promised you we’d either have Theresa May, or... Read more
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express
Europhile MPs' plot EXPOSED: Ministers plan to SABOTAGE Brexit team in UK Parliamentnone of us want to help [shadow chancellor] John McDonnell or Jeremy Corbyn.”
express / Posted yesterday
none of us want to help [shadow chancellor] John McDonnell or Jeremy Corbyn.” Tory Anna Soubry, Stephen Gethins from the SNP and Plaid Cymru’s Jonathan Edwards were among a group which met in the office of Labour’s Chuka Umunna before Parliament... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond’s Fringe show panned by critics in first reviewsone performance, here are what some of the first reviewers are saying, and it d
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
one performance, here are what some of the first reviewers are saying, and it doesn’t make good reading for fans of the ex-SNP leader. The Scotsman, of course, is the essential paper for reviews of the best and most talked-about shows at the... Read more
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Bolton News
Clarks criticised for 'sexist' names of school shoes for boys and girlsstill think it's OK to sell 'Dolly Babe' for girls and 'Leader' shoes for boys?
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
still think it's OK to sell 'Dolly Babe' for girls and 'Leader' shoes for boys? Really Clarks? pic.twitter.com/ja4OBzFQvA SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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express
'It's what was voted for!' Tory skewers Owen Jones for rubbishing 'hard' Brexit vision“future market arrangements”. David Davis, speaking at the Edinburgh Fringe fe
express / Posted yesterday
“future market arrangements”. David Davis, speaking at the Edinburgh Fringe festival during an interview with former SNP leader Alex Salmond, revealed he turned down Mr Barnier’s suggestion in favour of a much shorter transition period. It... Read more
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Bury Times
Clarks criticised for 'sexist' names of school shoes for boys and girlsstill think it's OK to sell 'Dolly Babe' for girls and 'Leader' shoes for boys?
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
still think it's OK to sell 'Dolly Babe' for girls and 'Leader' shoes for boys? Really Clarks? pic.twitter.com/ja4OBzFQvA SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Clarks criticised for 'sexist' childrens' shoe rangeproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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express
In-out Brexit: Davis drops major hint over how Britain wants to avoid EU exit 'cliff edge'remarks, which will certainly raise eyebrows in Number 10, in an astonishingly
express / Posted 2 days ago
remarks, which will certainly raise eyebrows in Number 10, in an astonishingly straight-talking interview with the former SNP leader Alex Salmond at the Edinburgh Festival. Much of this will be driven not by ideology, but by practicalities On... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Pictures and video: Glasgow janitors agree eleventh-hour pay deal as long-running dispute is overon far too long by the previous Labour administration. “We promised parents an
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
on far too long by the previous Labour administration. “We promised parents and pupils this would be a priority for an SNP City Government. Today's agreement means we start the new school year with a deal that works for the janitors, the... Read more
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SKY News
Brexit minister mocks PM in shock Edinburgh show"ruin my career" as he was introduced to a sell-out crowd watching Alex Salmond
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
"ruin my career" as he was introduced to a sell-out crowd watching Alex Salmond Unleashed, a show chaired by the former SNP first minister. Introducing his surprise guest, Mr Salmond welcomed his former Commons opponent as a "friend", revealing... Read more
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express
EU wanted UK till 2029! Davis reveals Brussels demands for talks to drag out for a DECADE“future market arrangements”. David Davis, speaking at the Edinburgh Fringe fe
express / Posted 2 days ago
“future market arrangements”. David Davis, speaking at the Edinburgh Fringe festival during an interview with former SNP leader Alex Salmond, revealed he turned down Mr Barnier’s suggestion in favour of a much shorter transition period. He... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Senior SNP councillor cleared of wrongdoingcouncillor who was investigated over controversial comments on social media has
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
councillor who was investigated over controversial comments on social media has been cleared of all charges. Local SNP group leader Chris McEleny was reported to the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in February in relation to a message... Read more
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heraldscotland
Alex Salmond’s talents lie in world of politics not showbusinessWilson (incidentally a great political hero of his). Having secured a second wi
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Wilson (incidentally a great political hero of his). Having secured a second wind at the 2015 general election, the former SNP leader is only now grappling with that age-old problem: finding a role. Late last week the BBC radio presenter John... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Government's drive to widen university access is working - Mhairi Blackshould be about your ability to learn, not about how much you can afford to pay
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
should be about your ability to learn, not about how much you can afford to pay. That’s why I’m always proud that the SNP abolished university tuition fees in Scotland. It’s shameful that the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems all broke their... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Monteith: We don’t need a new party - we need new politiciansthe party line. Likewise I often worked with elected members from a Kaleidoscop
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
the party line. Likewise I often worked with elected members from a Kaleidoscope of parties ranging from the Greens to the SNP to Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SSP in common cause – either in committee or behind the scenes. Indeed, I often... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: Has Alex Salmond got it right this time?in four years can’t be ruled out says Lesley Riddoch Has Alex Salmond done it
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
in four years can’t be ruled out says Lesley Riddoch Has Alex Salmond done it again? At the weekend the former SNP leader kicked off a series of shows at the Edinburgh Festival with an unexpected choice of guest in Brexit Secretary... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon joins criticism of Clarks’ ‘sexist’ shoe rangeproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys’ school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: “It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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Daily Record
Councillor surgeries to start back this weekheard by elected members. Details of the surgeries have been released for the
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
heard by elected members. Details of the surgeries have been released for the councillors. These are: John Bradley (SNP, Cambuslang West) - first Monday of each month, from 6.30pm at Cathkin High school; last Monday of each month, from... Read more
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Daily Record
Donald Trump must now stand firm on white supremacist hate mobthe most turbulent time in modern British politics. If the Remain side across
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
the most turbulent time in modern British politics. If the Remain side across the spectrum – from the Lib Dems to the SNP via Labour – and Remain Tories can’t get their act together to smash this rabble, we really are in the valley o... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Victory for drivers after council back down on 24-hour bus lane banby the end of this month, All fines have been amended since July 30 to reflect
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
by the end of this month, All fines have been amended since July 30 to reflect the new rules. Councillor Malcolm Balfour, SNP councillor and former bus driver, has been campaigning alongside the Evening Times on the issue since 2013. He said:... Read more
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birminghammail
Clarks removes 'sexist' shoes from sale after customer backlashproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
I wouldn't be in your shoes! Clarks criticised for 'sexist' range namesproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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The News and Star
I wouldn't be in your shoes! Clarks criticised for 'sexist' range namesproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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express
A levels exam chiefs deny ‘dumbing down’ standards for better resultson Thursday.Related articles SATs tests reveal standards missed by two in five
express / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday.Related articles SATs tests reveal standards missed by two in five primary pupils Teaching union blasts SNP as exam results revealed They have been assessed almost wholly on the exams, not their coursework or AS-levels. Pupils... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Clarks' children's shoes spark sexism rowproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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chroniclelive
Clarks in sexism storm over children's shoe rangeproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys’ school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: “It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Clarks criticised for 'sexist' shoe range namesproducts. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
products. The Leader footwear, which carries a football image, remains on sale online in the boys' school shoes section. SNP leader Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 a major company could think this is in any way... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Revealed: The unionist Twitter trolls who shame Scotlandand misogynistic abuse have been accused of “hypocrisy” by the Scottish Green’s
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
and misogynistic abuse have been accused of “hypocrisy” by the Scottish Green’s external affairs spokesman Ross Greer MSP. SNP MSP Christina McKelvie, Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee, added that threats... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Revealed: The unionist Twitter trolls who shame Scotlandand misogynistic abuse have been accused of “hypocrisy” by the Scottish Green’s
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
and misogynistic abuse have been accused of “hypocrisy” by the Scottish Green’s external affairs spokesman Ross Greer MSP. SNP MSP Christina McKelvie, Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee, added that threats... Read more
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heraldscotland
Iain Macwhirter: Nuclear bombs are no deterrent with a numbskull at the helmthe United States of Belligerence. Nuclear disarmament has largely fallen off
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
the United States of Belligerence. Nuclear disarmament has largely fallen off the UK political agenda in recent years. The SNP is the only major party in the United Kingdom that remains committed to removing Trident from the Clyde, since Jeremy... Read more
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heraldscotland
Special report: Brexit will lead to Scotland's independence in four years, Salmond claimspromoting his Edinburgh festival show, which will feature invited guests, music
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
promoting his Edinburgh festival show, which will feature invited guests, music and comedy, and is co-produced by a former SNP MP and close friend Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh. Salmond added: “There are things you can't say in office that you can say out... Read more
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