Category: POLITICS

IFS thinktank ‘humiliates’ Nicola Sturgeon over Growth Commission austerity plan

THE independence blueprint set out in the SNP’s Growth Commission report would be a “continuation of austerity”, the country’s leading economic...

House of Fraser on brink of shutting more than half its stores

House of Fraser is set to unveil plans to close more than half its stores as the retailer’s Chinese owner finalises a restructuring proposal that will put...

John Hartson confirms interest in Livingston job

John Hartson has confirmed that he has applied for the Livingston managerial post. The former Celtic striker is in the frame for the post vacated by David Hopkin last...

Ruth Davidson hated ‘the Vow’ made before 2014’s referendum, new book claims

RUTH Davidson hated "the Vow" promising more powers for Scotland ahead of 2014’s independence referendum and was furious with her counterparts in London...

Theresa May “too weak” to stand up to Donald Trump on tariffs, says Jeremy Corbyn

THERESA May is shamefully “too weak” to stand up to Donald Trump on steel tariffs, Jeremy Corbyn will claim today as he accuses the Prime Minister of trying...

Nationalist agitator Sean Clerkin faces expulsion from Scottish Resistance after quitting independence movement

A LEADING member of prominent hardline Scottish independence group Scottish Resistance has been suspended after he said he was quitting the nationalist cause over...

Labour election plan to turn Growth Commission against SNP

SCOTTISH Labour are preparing to weaponise the SNP’s Growth Commission report in an early election campaign by saying it proves the Nationalists are ready to...

Britain will be ‘fully prepared’ for all Brexit scenarios, insists No 10

BRITAIN will be “fully prepared” for a no-deal Brexit, No 10 has insisted, as Theresa May updated the country’s captains of industry on the withdrawal...

Deceased Thorpe ‘hitman’ alive and well in Surrey

THE alleged hitman at the centre of one of Britain’s most extraordinary political scandals has been found living in Surrey more than a year prosecutors declared he...

Pressure grows on May over Northern Ireland abortion law

THERESA May is under growing pressure to reform Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law after a cross-party group of MPs threatened to repeal the 150-year-old...