A PARLIAMENTARY watchdog is to scrutinise MPs’ second jobs following the announcement of former chancellor George Osborne’s appointment as editor of the London Evening Standard.
A HOLYROOD vote expected to back Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum will take place next Tuesday – the day before Theresa May launches the formal process to take the UK out of the European Union.
ALEX Salmond has accused the Scottish Tories of hypocrisy after they called on the SNP to boycott two Kremlin-backed news channels – just a day after a Conservative MP appeared on one of them.
WHILE European Union leaders gather in Italy today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the declaration that, effectively, sealed the founding of the EU, the UK will stay away.
THE comment piece by economist Mark Littlewood was an interesting one (Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2 The National, March 24).
NICOLA Sturgeon used a sombre session of First Minister’s Questions yesterday to send a message of support to Londoners saying Scotland “stands in solidarity” with them.
AS ALMOST every speech made by a Labour MSP at Holyrood yesterday turned into an anti-Nationalist harangue it was as though this once-proud party was pronouncing its own death rites.
STOP the world, Scotland wants to get on – a famous quote from the famous Madame Ecosse, Winnie Ewing.
SOUTH Korean prosecutors have grilled the country's ousted president in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended her rule and threaten to put her in jail.
RELATIONS between the Prime Minister and First Minister continued to deteriorate after Downing Street yesterday announced the date at which Article 50 would be triggered – without telling the Scottish Government.