Poll finds 56 PER CENT of Scots want to break up the UK

Poll finds 56 PER CENT of Scots want to break up the UK with Nicola Sturgeon set to win Holyrood elections as she gears up for battle with PM over demand for referendum in 2021 By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 14:48 GMT, 2 December 2020 | Updated: 14:48 GMT, 2 December 2020 … Read more Poll finds 56 PER CENT of Scots want to break up the UK

Nicola Sturgeon slams Boris Johnson as she pushes for referendum

Nicola Sturgeon today announced a one-off £500 ‘thank you payment’ for all full-time NHS workers and adult social care staff in Scotland in recognition of their ‘extraordinary service’ during the coronavirus crisis.  Ms Sturgeon said people who have worked in hospitals and care homes deserve the ‘no strings attached’ money after facing the ‘toughest of … Read more Nicola Sturgeon slams Boris Johnson as she pushes for referendum

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at ‘Boris and his band of Brexiteers’

Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at ‘Boris and his band of Brexiteers’ as she ramps up Scottish independence referendum drive saying ‘the sooner the better’ ahead of SNP conference speech By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 08:24 GMT, 30 November 2020 | Updated: 08:24 GMT, 30 November 2020 Nicola Sturgeon lashed out at ‘Boris … Read more Nicola Sturgeon lashes out at ‘Boris and his band of Brexiteers’

‘Devolution was a big mistake’: Boris Johnson says handing more powers to Scotland was a ‘disaster’ 

‘Devolution was a big mistake’: Boris Johnson says handing more powers to Scotland was a ‘disaster’ Devolution has been a ‘disaster’ and biggest mistake made by Tony Blair, PM said The Prime Minister made the controversial comments in a Zoom call with MPs Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon immediately seized on the comments By Michael Blackley … Read more ‘Devolution was a big mistake’: Boris Johnson says handing more powers to Scotland was a ‘disaster’ 

Boris Johnson rushes to congratulate Joe Biden

British political leaders have rushed to congratulate Joe Biden after American TV networks name him as the 46th US President.    Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon and Sir Keir Starmer are among those who have taken to social media after CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, the AP and USA Today all made the call over Biden’s projected victory earlier today.   Votes … Read more Boris Johnson rushes to congratulate Joe Biden

British political leaders rush to congratulate Joe Biden

Boris Johnson has pledged to ‘work closely with whoever’ is US President but Joe Biden’s election victory could present issues on Brexit and the Irish border. The US-UK relationship has been turbulent under Donald Trump, although he has repeatedly praised Boris Johnson and backed Brexit. A Biden administration would be expected to put a much … Read more British political leaders rush to congratulate Joe Biden

Scottish Independence: ‘Loathing’ for Boris Johnson behind surge

Scottish voters’ ‘loathing’ for Boris Johnson is behind surge in support for independence: PM is disliked even more than Theresa May or David Cameron, pollsters reveal Poll by JL Partners found 56 per cent would now vote in favour of independence Results are almost a mirror opposite of the Scottish referendum results in 2014 79 … Read more Scottish Independence: ‘Loathing’ for Boris Johnson behind surge

Pubs and restaurants in many areas of Scotland can serve alcohol indoors again from next week

Pubs and restaurants in many areas of Scotland will be able to serve alcohol indoors again from next week as Nicola Sturgeon EASES coronavirus curfew restrictions in Levels 1 and 2 and allows Level 3 venues to reopen dry  By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 17:17 GMT, 27 October 2020 | Updated: 17:17 … Read more Pubs and restaurants in many areas of Scotland can serve alcohol indoors again from next week

Steven Gerrard backs Nicola Sturgeon’s call for Old Firm clash to be free-to-air

‘It’s not fair on fans… you’ve got to let people watch the team they love’: Steven Gerrard backs calls from Nicola Sturgeon for Rangers’ Old Firm clash with Celtic to be shown on free-to-air Steven Gerrard backs calls for Saturday’s Old Firm clash to be shown free-to-air First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has requested Sky to … Read more Steven Gerrard backs Nicola Sturgeon’s call for Old Firm clash to be free-to-air

Support for Scottish independence at record high; 58% back UK split

Support for Scottish independence soars to record high in new poll as 58 per cent now back move to split up the UK and most want a new referendum within the next five years Analysis by Ipsos Mori for STV about Scottish attitudes to independence  58 per cent say they would vote Yes, while 42 … Read more Support for Scottish independence at record high; 58% back UK split