November 12, 2019

Scotland: Depute contest no shoo-in for SNP’s Westminster leader

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By Tom Gordon From Herald Scotland IT’S only a week since Angus Robertson announced his exit as the SNP’s depute leader, the loss of his Moray seat last year and the need to earn a crust making it impractical to carry on. But already it’s shaping up to be an intriguing, backbiting affair. The winner […]

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she had a miscarriage in 2011

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By Kylie MacLellan, Reuters From Business Insider LONDON (Reuters) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, whose childlessness has been a matter of media speculation over the years, has revealed she suffered a miscarriage in 2011. Following the publication of extracts from a book in the Sunday Times, in which the author referred to Sturgeon losing a […]

The Editor Speaks: Local lawyer wants new minister to know Cayman Islands “pressing problems”

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Catherine West is new Labour Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. And it hasn’t taken long for Cayman Islands lawyer, Peter Polack to write to M/s West in regard to what he describes as” pressing problems in the Cayman Islands”. And Polack’s claim the pressing problems we have in the Cayman islands is crime and the […]

Salmond: it’s the BBC’s unconscious bias which is extraordinary

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From Herald Scotland ALEX Salmond bursts into the single quiet room within the SNP’s whirring headquarters, pulls off his tie, and flops into a window seat with the look of a runner coming off an exercise rush, tired yet strangely euphoric. It’s been marathon after marathon for more than two years, and it’s still not […]