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UK PM Candidates Dismiss New Scottish Independence Referendum
At the hustings in Scotland, both Rishi Sunak and Lizz Truss ruled out granting another independence referendum if they become prime minister.
UK leadership candidates seek to undermine new push for Scottish independence
The two candidates battling to be Britain's next prime minister will vie to present themselves as defenders of Scotland's place in the United Kingdom on Tuesday by promising more scrutiny of Scotland's government to undermine a new push ...
We can’t ‘Truss’ her!
Meet The Right Honourable Mary Elizabeth Truss, aka Liz Truss. Currently, Secretary of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom.
Scottish independence: Will there be a second referendum?
Nicola Sturgeon has launched a fresh campaign for Scottish independence.
Big news: Dignity and Honesty found in the UK government! Justice minister resigns over No. 10 Partygate revelations
A British Minister, in a very rare moment of integrity, against the charlatanry and criminality that characterises the Boris & Sunak government: David Wolfson says the behaviour of Boris Johnson and others in Downing Street is ‘inconsist...
Commonwealth rift in Caribbean as re-election of Lady Scotland challenged
Jamaican minister’s entry to race for secretary general called ‘monumental error’ by Antigua
Jamaica’s nomination for Commonwealth top job opens Caricom rift
A diplomatic chess game, which started two years ago to oust Baroness Patricia Scotland as Commonwealth secretary-general, is now playing out in the Caribbean Community (Caricom) following Jamaica’s decision to nominate Minister of Forei...
Scotland becoming smaller under SNP - Douglas Ross
Scotland must shake off the "dead hand of nationalism" if it is to avoid becoming increasingly bitter and inward looking, the Scottish Conservative leader has said.
What IS going on with the Met's farcical Partygate probe?
It is now more than three weeks since Boris Johnson received a questionnaire from the Metropolitan Police about his attendance at some of the events. No fines have been dished out and forms are still being sent weeks after PM got his que...
Scotland claim dramatic Calcutta Cup win
Scotland secured successive Calcutta Cup wins for the first time since 1984 after a dramatic late penalty try helped them claim a nerve-shredding Six Nations victory over England.
‘Time for the truth’: MPs call on Boris Johnson to publish ‘partygate’ report
Cabinet Office officials wrangle over final version of Sue Gray’s findings on alleged Covid rule-breaking parties
Scottish nationalists see chances and pitfalls in Johnson’s woes
Pro-independence activists torn over possibility that crisis-hit British prime minister may be forced to resign.
Scotland to begin easing Omicron restrictions - Sturgeon
Scotland will start lifting coronavirus measures that were introduced late last year, starting with the removal of limits on crowds at large outdoor events like soccer and rugby matches, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tu...
England's chief medical officer Chris Whitty: Most Covid-stricken anti-vaxxers in intensive care are NOT conspiracy theorists
Most Covid-stricken anti-vaxxers in intensive care are NOT conspiracy theorists with 'weird views' but ordinary people who have fallen for 'deliberate online misinformation', says Sir Chris Whitty
What Is the Point of Boris Johnson?
Two years after his historic general-election win, the most radical British prime minister since Margaret Thatcher is scandal-plagued, unpopular, and adrift.
New year honours feature Covid experts with Chris Whitty knighted
Leading figures of science and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic have been feted in the Queen’s new year honours list, including the chief medical officer for England, Prof Chris Whitty, who is to receive a knighthood for his role...
Covid-19: New rules in force for three UK nations
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland bring in limits on socialising while England waits for more data.
UK records 106,022 Covid cases as Omicron cases jump before Christmas
A further 106,022 cases of coronavirus were recorded on Wednesday in a new daily record.
UK Approves Covid Jab For Under-12s As New Daily Cases Top 1 Lakh
Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said it had approved a new lower-dose formulation of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot after finding it was "safe and effective" for children aged five to 11.
Covid: No new restrictions in England before Christmas - Boris Johnson
No new Covid restrictions will be brought in for England before Christmas, the prime minister has said.
Sunak accused of not doing enough to help Omicron-hit businesses
Chancellor announces £1bn package mostly for hospitality and leisure firms but refuses to revive furlough
Covid: Rishi Sunak announces £1bn fund for businesses
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out a £1bn fund to help businesses hit by the rise in Covid cases, including the leisure and hospitality sector.
Scotland cancels public New Year events as new COVID curbs announced
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday said public New Year's Eve celebrations in Scotland would be cancelled as she set out plans for post-Christmas restrictions on large scale events to try to slow the spread of the Omicron...
NHS increases daily rate of booster jabs by 75% in one week
Figure remains short of 1.5m jabs a day needed to match PM’s promise of boosters for all eligible by end of year
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