SO, Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary.

SO, Amber Rudd has resigned as Home Secretary. She misled Parliament at the Home Affairs Select Committee. The evidence in a letter to the Prime Minister of what she authored and what she knew has directly contradicted what she said …

LANDMARK legislation, passed by MSPs last week,

LANDMARK legislation, passed by MSPs last week, which recognises welfare support as “a basic human right” shows “we can do things differently in Scotland”, according to the convener of the Holyrood committee responsible for examining its proposals.

The Social Security …

THE solicitor for Professor Clara Ponsati, the

THE solicitor for Professor Clara Ponsati, the former Catalonian education minister who faces deportation to Spain and 33 years in jail, has hit out at what he calls Spain’s abuse of the European Arrest Warrant process.

In an exclusive interview …

ENGLAND must follow Scotland’s lead on minimum

ENGLAND must follow Scotland’s lead on minimum alcohol pricing – because inaction could cost 1000 lives within five years, it is claimed.

From today, alcoholic drinks carry a minimum charge of 50 per unit as part of measures to rebalance …

A WAR experience event in East Lothian will bring

A WAR experience event in East Lothian will bring wartime stories to life.

Organised by the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune, the event on Sunday will include Second World War encampments, battle displays, 1940s music, children’s activities and …

RICHARD Leonard and Willie Rennie have dropped

RICHARD Leonard and Willie Rennie have dropped their party’s support for a compromise deal with the UK Government over the clauses in the EU Withdrawal Bill dealing with the transfer of devolved powers from Brussels post Brexit.

Scottish Labour and …

THE SNP depute leadership race will hit

THE SNP depute leadership race will hit television screens this evening when STV will broadcast a discussion among the three candidates.

Economy Secretary Keith Brown, Inverclyde councillor Chris McEleny and senior activist Julie Hepburn are to take part in a …

PROSECUTION guidelines that could see rape

PROSECUTION guidelines that could see rape victims forced to testify in court will be debated in Holyrood.

The “reluctant complainers” policy would see rape complainants having to give evidence if prosecution is deemed to be in the public interest, even …

ALMOST £7 million will be invested in training

ALMOST £7 million will be invested in training nurses as part of a new NHS workforce plan, the Health Secretary has announced.

Shona Robison said the funding would help the existing nursing workforce better meet the needs of people who …

SAJID Javid, who yesterday became Britain’s

SAJID Javid, who yesterday became Britain’s 116th home secretary, has a “dreadful record on migration” and has “consistently supported Theresa May’s hostile environment”, according to political opponents.

During his eight-year stint as an MP, he backed the Government’s controversial Immigration …