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Is the Scottish Parliament really banning protests?

Holyrood is to become a "protected site" under national security rules - but will this stop protests?
Tags: News, Holyrood, Parliament


LBC appoints Scotland Political Editor for Global’s Newsroom

LBC has appointed The Scotsman Deputy Political Editor and Columnist Gina Davidson in the brand-new role of Scotland Political Editor. Gina will deliver the latest political stories, news and analysis to LBC’s audiences, from Holyrood and across Scotland. The new appointment is part of the station’s commitment to strengthening its nationwide political coverage on all platforms, throughout the UK. Her previous experience includes working at the Edinburgh Evening News, Press Association and a ...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Global, People, Radio, Holyrood, LBC, Gina, Tom Cheal, Gina Davidson, Global 's Newsroom, Edinburgh Evening News Press Association


Scotland's papers: Salmond inquiry 'regret' and Charles charity row

A donation to Prince Charles' Scottish charity and an MSP's regret at his role in a Holyrood inquiry make the papers.
Tags: News, Scotland, Holyrood, Charles, Salmond


Coronavirus live: Scotland to require vaccine passports from 1 October; fears over German vaccine campaign

People in Scotland will need vaccine passport to enter nightclubs and large events; German vaccine plan ‘not sufficient to stop fourth wave’Fauci says US Covid cases 16 times too high to end pandemicTrudeau accuses far-right website of spreading vaccine misinformationFormer British PM tells west to stop hoarding vaccinesArdern advises hospital visitors against sex with patients during CovidBiden to outline strategy to combat Delta variant as cases surge – live 6.02pm BST People in Scotland ...
Tags: UK, Scotland, US, World news, PA, SNP, Holyrood, Greens, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: consultation over mandatory jabs for UK health staff; Italy gives go-ahead for booster shots

Consultation over plans to mandate Covid-19 and flu vaccinations for UK frontline health and care staff; Italy’s medicines agency approves boostersUnvaccinated health and care workers in England could be redeployedUS cases among children surging as students head back to school‘I found myself’: how the pandemic brought out the best in peopleArdern advises hospital visitors against sex with patients during CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.19am BST Despite the widespread availability of...
Tags: UK, England, Oregon, US, World news, Italy, Delta, Holyrood, Jackson County, Medford, Coronavirus


Scotland's papers: MSP sorry for race jibe and Rangers partner probed

A row at Holyrood over an anti-English comment and an investigation into alleged hate tweets make the front pages.
Tags: News, Scotland, Rangers, Holyrood, Msp


Tory MSP apologises for suggesting Nicola Sturgeon is anti-English

Nicola Sturgeon said she was "deeply offended" after Conservative MSP Tess White heckled her in the Holyrood chamber.
Tags: UK, News, Nicola Sturgeon, Holyrood, Tess White


Retail leaders call on Government to follow Holyrood to protect shop workers - The Independent

Retail leaders call on Government to follow Holyrood to protect shop workers   The Independent
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Great Tapestry of Scotland to go on show at its own gallery for first time

Huge tapestry initially toured Scotland but now it has permanent home in purpose-built Galashiels galleryBeginning at the glacial formation of mountains and glens more than 420m years ago, spanning from the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314 to the reconvening of the Holyrood parliament in 1999, up to Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory of 2013, the Great Tapestry of Scotland – an ambitious project to render the nation’s story from pre-history to modern times – can be viewed for the first time in its new...
Tags: Scotland, UK News, Culture, Museums, Normandy, Andy Murray, Holyrood, Bannockburn, Bayeux Tapestry, Galashiels


Green commitment demanded in Scottish freeport talks

Holyrood ministers want to adapt UK government plans to deliver freeports in Scotland.
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Supreme Court hearing UK challenge to two Holyrood bills

The Scottish and UK governments clash at the Supreme Court over the reach of Holyrood's powers.
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Supreme Court to hear UK challenge to two Holyrood bills

The Scottish and UK governments are to clash at the Supreme Court over the reach of Holyrood's powers.
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MSPs agree to extend emergency Covid-19 powers into 2022

Holyrood backs legislation extending some emergency powers due to expire in September for an extra six months.
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Scottish Labour MSP calls for Holyrood veto over UK policies

Katy Clark says Holyrood's consent should be sought for controversial decisions like declarations of war.
Tags: UK, News, Holyrood, Labour MSP, Katy Clark


Coronavirus live news: Scotland to announce ‘life beyond level zero’; North Korea tells WHO it has detected no cases

North Korea claims zero cases from more than 30,000 tests; Scotland “unlikely” to see restrictions ease on 28 June; US average deaths fall below 300 for first time since March 2020Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.52am BST North Korea has told the World Health Organization it tested...
Tags: North Korea, Scotland, China, US, World news, Ap, Nicola Sturgeon, Who, World Health Organization, North, Pfizer, Holyrood, Sturgeon, Kim Jong, Fauci, Helen Sullivan


Scottish Greens MSP Alison Johnstone to be new presiding officer

Alison Johnstone was elected to the politically neutral role as MSPs returned to Holyrood after the election.
Tags: News, Holyrood, Alison Johnstone


Newly-elected MSPs sworn in at Holyrood

The parliament will also elect a new presiding officer as Holyrood returns after last week's election.
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Newly-elected MSPs being sworn in at Holyrood

The parliament will also elect a new presiding officer as Holyrood returns after last week's election.
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Newly-elected MSPs to be sworn in at Holyrood

The parliament will also elect a new presiding officer as Holyrood returns after last week's election.
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Newly-elected MSPs to be sworn in at Holyrood

The parliament will also elect a new presiding officer as Holyrood returns after last week's election.
Tags: UK, News, Holyrood


Voters to go back to polls for Airdrie and Shotts by-election:

Fresh from the Holyrood election, voters in Airdrie and Shotts will choose a new MP on Thursday.
Tags: News, Holyrood, Airdrie, Shotts


Scottish election 2021: Record number of women elected

The 58 women who won seats at the Holyrood election represent 45% of Scotland's 129 MSPs
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Sturgeon says second independence vote ‘a matter of when, not if’

Scotland’s first minister makes assertion in phone call with Boris Johnson on Sunday evening • Elections 2021 live - latest news and reactionNicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson that a second independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if” after the Scottish National party secured a historic forth term at Holyrood on Saturday with a pro-independence majority of MSPs returned despite tactical voting by pro-union supporters.Scotland’s first minister made the assertion in a telephone call w...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, UK News, Michael Gove, Scottish Independence, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Holyrood, Sturgeon, Scottish National party (SNP


Scotland's papers: Sturgeon's indyref2 vow and Stewart makes history

The SNP's fourth consecutive Holyrood election victory dominates the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.
Tags: News, Scotland, SNP, Holyrood, Stewart


Elections 2021: Sadiq Khan wins second term as London mayor – live

All the latest news and results as counts continue in England and Scotland after Thursday’s elections London reelects Sadiq Khan for mayorSNP is Holyrood’s largest party with 64 seatsAngela Rayner sacked as Labour chairLabour gains mayoralties in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and West of EnglandConservatives hold West MidlandsFirst minister Mark Drakeford promises radical plans for Wales2021 elections: results for the English local, Scottish and Welsh polls 11.15pm BST Sadiq Khan has thanked...
Tags: Politics, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, West, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Scottish Independence, Scottish politics, Andy Burnham


Elections 2021: SNP secures Holyrood win as Labour MPs react to Rayner’s sacking – live

All the latest news and results as counts continue in England and Scotland after Thursday’s elections SNP is Holyrood’s largest party with 64 seatsAngela Rayner sacked as Labour chairLabour gains mayoralties in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and West of EnglandConservatives hold West MidlandsFirst minister Mark Drakeford promises radical plans for Wales2021 elections: results for the English local, Scottish and Welsh polls 9.30pm BST The result of London’s mayoral election has been delayed un...
Tags: Politics, England, London, Wales, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, West, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, SNP, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Scottish Independence, Scottish politics


Scottish election 2021: First women of colour elected to Holyrood

Kaukab Stewart of the SNP and Pam Gosal of the Conservatives both win Scottish Parliament seats.
Tags: UK, News, SNP, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Kaukab Stewart, Pam Gosal


SNP election win: Johnson sets up summit as Sturgeon pledges second referendum

First minister says there is ‘no democratic justification’ for No 10 denying second voteNicola Sturgeon has pledged to press ahead with plans for a second independence referendum after the Scottish National party won its fourth consecutive Holyrood election, triggering a constitutional battle with Boris Johnson.In a letter issued before the final results were declared, Johnson attempted to blunt Sturgeon’s attack by urging the first minister and her opposite numbers in Wales and Northern Ireland...
Tags: Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Alex Salmond, Boris Johnson, Holyrood, Johnson, Sturgeon, Scottish National party, Scottish National party (SNP, Elections 2021


Nicola Sturgeon pledges second referendum as SNP lands election win

First minister says there is ‘no democratic justification’ for No 10 denying second voteElections 2021: results and reaction - liveNicola Sturgeon has pledged to press ahead with plans for a second independence referendum after the Scottish National party won its fourth consecutive Holyrood election, triggering a constitutional battle with Boris Johnson.After counting ended late on Saturday evening, the SNP won 64 seats, missing out on an overall majority by just one seat, after winning a record...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Alex Salmond, Boris Johnson, Holyrood, Scottish National party, Scottish National party (SNP, Elections 2021


Scottish election 2021: Conservative leader Douglas Ross wins list seat

He was among four Tory MSPs elected to Holyrood for the Highlands and Islands region.
Tags: News, Holyrood, Islands, Highlands, Douglas Ross