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General Election 2019: Five things we learned from the campaign today

Here are five things we learned on Sunday from the General Election campaign. - The Tories believe Labour's policies would cost £1.2 trillion Chancellor Sajid Javid warned Labour would plunge Britain into an economic crisis "within months"...

Sunday, 16:00 in Hot News

Nursery in planning row as neighbours demand 'no more than five shrieking children' in playground

A nursery is locked in a planning battle with its neighbours - who want no more than five "shrieking" children allowed in the playground. Winton House Day Nursery, in a leafy suburb of Cheltenham, has been the subject of stringent operating...

Sunday, 15:50 in Lifestyle

'This is NOT the case' Alex Scott hits back at 'fuming' Strictly Come Dancing partner rumours

Strictly Come Dancing star Alex Scott has denied wanting to continue her partnership with stand-in Kevin Clifton. Professional dancer Neil Jones, 37, reunited with the former Lioness, 35, after he missed two live shows because of an injury. A source...

Sunday, 15:17 in Hot News

First Minister lays a wreath at Edinburgh Remembrance Sunday service

Silence fell across Edinburgh this morning as thousands of people gathered to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was joined by Lord Provost Frank Ross and senior military personnel at a service organised by Legion...

Sunday, 15:17 in Hot News

Mystery as man and woman, 28, both found dead inside flat

Detectives are still investigating how a man and woman found dead in a flat came about their fatal injuries. The pair, both 28, were known to each other but did not live at the same address, West Midlands Police said. Their bodies were discovered...

Sunday, 15:17 in Hot News

A toddler nearly dies after pulling a vegetable steamer over his head

A toddler nearly died and was left with third degree burns over half his body - after pulling a vegetable steamer over his head. Dougie Dodd, then aged one, got tangled in the wire of mum Nadia Hulse's kitchen appliance. Nadia, 25, was cooking in the...

Sunday, 15:07 in Lifestyle

Second tourist dies at same spot off Réunion Island as tragic Edinburgh shark 'attack' victim Richard Turner

Mr Turner, a land registry worker from Saughton, vanished while snorkelling in the Indian Ocean during a holiday with wife Verity, 40 A SECOND man has died at the same island spot where it is feared an Edinburgh holidaymaker was eaten by a shark....

Sunday, 13:24 in Lifestyle

Trident is an 'insurance policy', military chief says amid warnings over SNP-Labour talks

The chief of the defence staff has defended Trident as a necessary “insurance policy” after the SNP said the future of the UK’s nuclear weapons system would be up for negotiation in post-election talks with Labour. It comes as Defence Secretary Ben...

Sunday, 13:24 in Politics

Labour dismisses claim that policies will cost £1.2tn as 'work of fiction'

Labour has dismissed as “absolutely ludicrous” claims from the Conservatives that their policy platform would cost the country £1.2bn over the next parliament. Chancellor Sajid Javid unveiled a dossier setting out the eye-watering price tag, claiming...

Sunday, 13:24 in Politics

Edinburgh South MP candidate Ian Murray releases campaign leaflet with almost no mention of Labour Party

Scottish Labour candidate Ian Murray has raised eyebrows with an election campaign leaflet making almost no mention of which party he is standing for. The front of the Edinburgh South candidate’s leaflet bears no reference to Scottish Labour and...

Sunday, 13:24 in Politics

Glasgow in sights of fintech aiming to disrupt lending market

A fintech start-up founded by a Glaswegian entrepreneur is aiming to disrupt the lending market with a “totally new and fair approach” – and set to roll out low-cost loans for public sector workers in locations including Glasgow. Salad Money, founded...

Sunday, 10:28 in Business

General Election 2019: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon brands Boris Johnson 'dishonest' over Brexit pledge

Nicola Sturgeon has branded Boris Johnson “dishonest” over his flagship election pledge to get Brexit done and claimed his deal with EU leaders would lead to years of “chaos and division.” The First Minister insisted the “contempt” shown to Scotland...

Sunday, 10:22 in Politics

Review: Citroën Berlingo XL

You say Berlingo, I say Rifter, they say Combo – the three versions of the van car marketed by Citroën, Peugeot and Vauxhall. Each is offered in standard and extended length, with sliding rear side doors and a lift-up tailgate. The longer one has...

Sunday, 08:16 in Lifestyle

Industry questions value of bottle recycling scheme

Glass bottles should not be included in the new cashback recycling scheme being introduced in Scotland and across the UK, waste and drinks industry experts have said. Potential carbon savings from including glass have also been overstated, they claim,...

Sunday, 08:09 in Environment

Euan McColm: Sturgeon’s indyref pact with Corbyn will never come to pass

Nicola Sturgeon has every reason to feel confident as the general election approaches. It’s not just that polls show the SNP – yet again – leading their rivals in Scotland. It’s that those rivals are, right now, in various degrees of disarray....

Sunday, 08:05 in Politics

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