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Clock ticking on hard Brexit ‘disaster’ says Nicola Sturgeon

Clock ticking on hard Brexit ‘disaster’ says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has warned that time is running out to stop the “disaster” of a hard Brexit as she prepares to publish the Scottish Government’s economic analysis of EU withdrawal. The First Minister claimed the “hard Brexiteers” had failed to explain...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson urged to pause Transport Police merger

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson urged to pause Transport Police merger

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson is facing calls to pause the controversial integration of British Transport Police with Police Scotland after officers’ representatives claimed the April 2019 merger deadline is unrealistic. The Scottish...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
Travel: Bahrain, the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’

Travel: Bahrain, the ‘Pearl of the Gulf’

In Bahrain, the sunlit silhouettes of lofty skyscrapers fringe ancient forts and Unesco-recognised burial grounds. A fusion of the old and the new, this Middle Eastern island paradise offers a little more substance than its UAE neighbours. After a...

 
Travel: The Beaumont, London

Travel: The Beaumont, London

Do Not Disturb – Scotland On Sunday The older I get, the fonder I become of London’s Mayfair and its quiet, old-school sophistication. The Beaumont is a relative newcomer to its hotel scene, having opened in 2014, but it feels like a longstanding...

 
Canada’s Kilt Skaters brave the big freeze

Canada’s Kilt Skaters brave the big freeze

Thousands of Canadians are to brave daunting conditions as they don their kilts and take to the ice for an annual celebration of Scottish-Canadian heritage. The “Great Canadian Kilt Skate”, which sees members of the Scottish community take to frozen...

 
Scot’s play about Muhammad Ali in Paisley punches above its weight

Scot’s play about Muhammad Ali in Paisley punches above its weight

A controversial visit by boxing icon Muhammad Ali to Scotland at the height of his fame is to inspire a new comedy drama more than half a century later. The Greatest, which will get its world premiere during the Glasgow International Comedy Festival,...

 
Review: Mercedes E-Class Coupé

Review: Mercedes E-Class Coupé

As 2017 closed with a slap and a shudder, Germany’s cars were consolidating their grip on the Brexiting UK. Its big three premium brands accounted for some 30 per cent of the new cars sold – and that’s without all the Fords and Vauxhalls which many...

 
Britain’ Favourite Dogs: TV show to reveal UK's top dog - WHICH is the nation's favourite?

Britain’ Favourite Dogs: TV show to reveal UK's top dog - WHICH is the nation's favourite?

A two-and-a-half hour prime-time show on Tuesday will see labradors and terriers pitched against labradoodles in ITV’s Britain’s Favourite Dog: Top 100.  There are 217 breeds in Britain plus thousands of combinations of cross breed, many of which are...

 
EastEnders spoilers: Phil Mitchell wants £30k back from Mel Owen in historic soap twist

EastEnders spoilers: Phil Mitchell wants £30k back from Mel Owen in historic soap twist

In an upcoming episode, Phil (played by Steve McFadden) will be left stunned when he returns home to find Mel Owen (Tamzin Outhwaite) waiting for him. With his son Ben Mitchell (Harry Reid) missing, Phil quickly realises Mel may have information – but...

 

Australia vs England first ODI scorecard LIVE: Follow all the action from The MCG as Joe Root is declared...

Joe Root is set to slot into his Test batting position of four on Sunday as the one-day series against Australia begins in Melbourne.    The 27-year-old has recovered fully from the sickness bug and dehydration that terminated his final-day...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
Chef Angela Hartnett says Britain is not a 'foodie nation'

Chef Angela Hartnett says Britain is not a 'foodie nation'

Britain is still not a "foodie nation", Michelin-starred chef Angela Hartnett has said. She told BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs that, while there is talk of the country now having a "food culture, I genuinely don't think we...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Donald Trump 'has accepted State visit invitation' and may visit UK this year

Donald Trump 'has accepted State visit invitation' and may visit UK this year

They said the US President will definitely be coming to London on an official trip later this year. Downing Street sources last night confirmed an official invitation for a State visit had already been accepted and was expected to happen this year,...

 
Supergran 'CURES brain tumour' by eating nothing SAND for more than a decade

Supergran 'CURES brain tumour' by eating nothing SAND for more than a decade

Stanislava Monstvilene, 70, from Lithuania claims that she has been living for more than a decade, consuming nothing but sand. The substance which is believed to be indigestible has not only made her healthier but has even cured her brain tumour, she...

 
Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead Brit Awards 2018 nominations

Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead Brit Awards 2018 nominations

The Brit Award 2018 nominations have been revealed, featuring the likes of Ed Sheeran, Calvin Harris and Little Mix. Emma Willis unveiled the nominations live on The Brits Are Coming, which also saw performances from Paloma Faith and J Hus. So who’s...

Metro, 00:16 in Showbiz
 
Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech

Andrea Cail: Help stroke victims regain the power of speech

Last year we highlighted the likely rise in the number of strokes across the UK – increasing by almost half in the next 20 years. This is a startling figure. Most people are likely to know somebody who has had a stroke and will therefore know it...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Health
 


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