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Nicola Sturgeon to demand powers for Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon to demand powers for Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon is to declare she has won a renewed mandate for a second independence referendum after an exit poll forecast significant gains for the SNP. The first minister and SNP leader will demand on Friday that Boris Johnson gives her the powers...

Guardian, yesterday, 03:36
 
Boris Johnson aide tried to stop media using image of boy on hospital floor

Boris Johnson aide tried to stop media using image of boy on hospital floor

A senior adviser to Boris Johnson was involved in trying to stop the media reporting images of a four-year-old boy photographed sleeping on a hospital floor. The Conservative aide contacted the press regulator Ipso on behalf of Sarah Williment, the...

Guardian, yesterday, 03:36
 

Analysis: How the election result will re-ignite demands for indyref2

The sweeping gains made by the SNP in Scotland will re-ignite the constitutional debate north of the border. Senior Nationalists are already insisting that Scotland and the UK are going in different directions and stepping up the pressure for another...

Scotsman, yesterday, 03:07
 

SNP’s Dave Doogan says Angus has rejected ‘hollow rhetoric of division and privilege’ as he beats Tory...

The SNP have retaken the Angus seat with a winning margin of 3,795 votes. SNP challenger Dave Doogan won the seat with 21,216 votes to the 17,421 received by Conservative incumbent Kirstene Hair. The results for Angus#GE2019 #Angus #localmatters...

The Courier, yesterday, 03:03
 

VIDEO: Ousted SNP candidate Neale Hanvey ‘quite hopeful’ of winning Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath seat

A candidate ousted from the SNP for alleged antisemitism says he is “quite hopeful” of winning back the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath seat. Neale Hanvey was the party’s candidate for the constituency, but was dropped on November 26 after comments he made...

The Courier, yesterday, 03:03
 
Election winners and losers: few bright notes on a grim night for Labour

Election winners and losers: few bright notes on a grim night for Labour

As election night wore on, the fates of politicians from across the political spectrum hung in the balance, with the casualties and survivors. Winner: Ian Levy, Conservatives, Blyth Valley The leave-voting former mining constituency of Blyth Valley...

Guardian, yesterday, 02:53
 

Analysis: The looming high profile casualties from a night of election drama

The fallout of the election result could spell the end for many of the key political players north and south of the border. Jeremy Corbyn The pressure was mounting on the Labour from the moment the exit polls showed that Labour was facing its worst...

Scotsman, yesterday, 02:36
 

General Election 2019: Scottish Labour 'devastated' as party faces near-wipeout Scotland

Scottish Labour is on the brink of losing all but one of its seven seats north of the Border as early ballot returns suggest its support has plummeted. The SNP is on course to win all eight Glasgow constituencies - unseating Paul Sweeney in the city's...

Scotsman, yesterday, 01:53
 

Scotland and the UK "moving in different directions" and indyref2 coming says Ian Blackford

Scotland and the UK are "moving in different directions" and independence is now looming, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has said. The SNP is poised for sweeping gains in the election with exit polls pointing to 55 seats - a rise of...

Scotsman, yesterday, 01:23
 
Sir John Curtice issues ‘health warning’ on SNP exit poll landslide prediction

Sir John Curtice issues ‘health warning’ on SNP exit poll landslide prediction

One of the UK’s top political experts has issued a “major health warning” around the General Election exit poll predictions for Scotland. The nationalists are predicted to win 55 of the 59 seats north of the border by a bombshell survey released just...

The Courier, yesterday, 01:20
 

General election 2019 results: Boris Johnson’s election gamble pays off

Boris Johnson’s election gamble has paid off with his party set for a majority in Westminster and a pledge to pursue a “ferocious acceleration” of Brexit legislation. Early results this morning suggested the Tories were on course for a majority of...

Scotsman, yesterday, 00:40
 
UK election: what we know about so far – at a glance

UK election: what we know about so far – at a glance

Early results Early results have been declared, with the first big upset of the night in Blyth Valley. The Northumberland former mining town, which has been Labour since 1950, has been taken by the Tory party local Ian Levy in a 10.19% swing. Labour’s...

Guardian, yesterday, 00:23
 

General Election 2019: Ian Murray puts blame on Jeremy Corbyn for Labour's expected bad night

An under-pressure Edinburgh MP has hit out at his party's UK leader - with Labour set to lose 71 seats Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray has blasted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – with his 15,500 seat expected to be hanging on a knife-edge. Mr Murray, who...

Scotsman, yesterday, 00:15
 

General election 2019 results: Police Scotland investigate voting fraud claims

Police Scotland have been called in to look at allegations of voter fraud in Scotland at the election. A potential case of personation was reported to police in the Paisley and Renfrewshire North constituency. Three cases are also being looked at...

Scotsman, yesterday, 00:15
 

General election 2019: Exit poll predicts SNP guaranteed to win all but one of Edinburgh seats

Labour could just hold on in Edinburgh South, projection claims A SEAT-BY-SEAT breakdown of the general election exit poll suggests the SNP is guaranteed to win all the seats in Lothian with the possible exception of Edinburgh South. The projection...

Scotsman, yesterday, 00:15
 


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