Nicola Sturgeon unveils her lockdown exit roadmap for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon today unveiled a lockdown exit roadmap for Scotland which will see the stay at home rule lifted and the return of some non-essential shops on April 5.  She said her ‘deliberately cautious’ plan will start with more pupils heading back to classrooms on March 15 and with the limit on outdoor mixing being … Read more

MICHAEL GOVE on why the vaccine proves the union works for us all 

Military medics from the British Army began vaccinating people in Scotland against Covid-19 last week, adding jabs in arms to their arsenal of efforts to save lives and slow down the spread of the coronavirus across the country. As they have for centuries in times of crisis – albeit this time against an invisible enemy … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK ‘bailing out’ Scotland Covid vaccine rollout

Boris Johnson is ‘bailing out’ Nicola Sturgeon‘s stuttering vaccination programme in Scotland by deploying more military personnel to speed it up, a minister said today. Jacob Rees-Mogg made the claim as he batted away SNP demands for more money for Scotland, to be used by politicians there. British Army medics began helping administer jabs in the country … Read more

Boris Johnson faces Tory revolt on reopening schools

Boris Johnson faces Tory revolt on schools after Nicola Sturgeon declares they will reopen in Scotland WEEKS before the ‘earliest possible’ date in England – as ministers blame higher Covid case rate Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday Scottish schools to reopen from Feb 22 Move put pressure on Boris Johnson to bring forward reopening date in … Read more

Independence would cost Scotland three-times more than Brexit, economists warn Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon‘s plans for Scottish independence were dealt a savage blow today as a new study revealed leaving the UK would damage the nation’s economy more than Brexit – and rejoining the EU would make little difference. The economic damage from leaving both unions would be the equivalent of an income loss of between £2,000 … Read more

Covid Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon faces fury as vaccine rollout slows

Nicola Sturgeon faces fury as Scottish vaccine rollout slumps to its LOWEST number of daily jabs – as First Minister prepares tries to trump Boris Johnson’s hotel quarantine plan by unveiling tougher rules for self-isolation Nicola Sturgeon will tomorrow announce updated coronavirus rules for Scotland First Minister will set out hotel quarantine plans which will … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon faces fury as Scottish vaccine rollout slumps to its LOWEST number of daily jabs

Nicola Sturgeon faces fury as Scottish vaccine rollout slumps to its LOWEST number of daily jabs – as First Minister prepares tries to trump Boris Johnson’s hotel quarantine plan by unveiling tougher rules for self-isolation Nicola Sturgeon will tomorrow announce updated coronavirus rules for Scotland First Minister will set out hotel quarantine plans which will … Read more

Scottish parliament to vote on pursuing ‘Unexplained Wealth Order’

Scottish parliament to vote on pursuing ‘Unexplained Wealth Order’ into how Donald Trump financed his golf resorts in the country Scotland’s government could investigate Donald Trump’s Scottish assets  MSPs are set to vote on whether to pursue an Unexplained Wealth Order  Wednesday’s debate is being brought to the chamber by Patrick Harvie  By Sophie Tanno … Read more

Matt Hancock infuriates SNP by using Covid press conference to take dig at independence referendum

Matt Hancock infuriates SNP by using Covid press conference to take dig at Nicola Sturgeon’s rogue referendum – saying Scottish Ambulance Service needed bailing out at the weekend proving the UK is ‘stronger together’ Matt Hancock made comments at the Downing Street Covid press conference He said other nations had ‘stepped forward’ to help Scottish … Read more

Matt Hancock reveals THREE QUARTERS of over-80s have had vaccines

Matt Hancock hailed ‘brilliant progress’ on vaccinations today as he revealed three quarters of over-80s have now received doses. The Health Secretary gave an updated figure for the UK in interviews this morning, saying the proportion was similar in care homes. And he added to Emmanuel Macron‘s embarrassment by pointing out that more Britons had … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon EXTENDS Scottish lockdown until mid-February

Nicola Sturgeon EXTENDS Scottish lockdown until mid-February – amid fears brutal curbs will need to stay in England past March By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 14:46 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 14:46 GMT, 19 January 2021 Nicola Sturgeon today declared that lockdown in Scotland will be extended to mid-February despite signs … Read more

New poll puts support for Scottish independence at 57 per cent

Nicola Sturgeon’s coronavirus handling has won over swathe of voters with support for Scottish independence hitting 57 PER CENT, poll finds Poll shows Nicola Sturgeon has won over many Labour and Conservative voters Her handling of the coronavirus crisis has resulted in a personal polling surge SNP grip on Scottish politics looks to be tightening … Read more

Celtic face SFA investigation into Dubai break that ruled out THIRTEEN players

Celtic could face disciplinary action over alleged rule breaches on their calamitous trip to Dubai — with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon again calling for an SFA investigation. The club confirmed on Monday that defender Christopher Jullien tested positive for Covid after returning from the UAE, while 13 players plus boss Neil Lennon and assistant John … Read more