Scotland

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Liz Truss dismissal of ‘attention seeker’ Sturgeon will horrify Scots, says SNP
Tory activists cheered leadership favourite when she said first minister should be ignored

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

02, Aug, 2022 @9:37 AM

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Scottish government under pressure as drug deaths fell by just nine in 2021
‘Heart-breaking’ figures are first decrease since 2013 but raise questions over slow progress

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @12:06 PM

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Sturgeon says Labour is giving Scottish voters ‘proverbial two fingers’
First minister hits out at party’s vow to block second referendum, and warns of further Tory shift to the right

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

14, Jul, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Scottish referendum moves ‘premature’, says UK government
Lawyers advise supreme court that Sturgeon not entitled to a ruling on legality of holding a vote without Westminster’s consent

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

12, Jul, 2022 @2:17 PM

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Time to repair the fabric of our disunited kingdom | Letters
Letters: Paul Tattam calls for a good-humoured national debate about the future of the union, and Iain Forbes says the problem is many English people don’t seem to care about it. Plus letters from John Skrine and Michael Cunningham

Letters

11, Jul, 2022 @4:21 PM

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Nationalism has a dark side, but it’s not all bad | Letters
Letters: Colin Mann says his support for Scottish independence is driven by his social democratic values. Plus letters from Adam Rennie, Giselle Dye, Christopher Rainger and Pauline Carruthers

Letters

08, Jul, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Independence vote may be ‘unlawful’, says Scotland’s lord advocate
Dorothy Bain QC releases her letter to the UK supreme court seeking its ruling on Nicola Sturgeon’s plans for a second referendum

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

05, Jul, 2022 @4:51 PM

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The United Kingdom is broken. It’s time for a new British federation | Simon Jenkins
Celtic grievances can no longer be waved away by Whitehall, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

05, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson fails to give MPs commitment defence spending will rise to 2.5% of GDP by end of decade – as it happened
Prime minister’s commitment to defence spending questioned by Tory MP after statement last week

Andrew Sparrow

04, Jul, 2022 @5:03 PM

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Big Scottish landowners could face fines for nature and climate failings
Government proposals would also add protections for local communities and impose new controls on land sales

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

04, Jul, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Labour would scrap House of Lords, says Scottish party leader
Anas Sarwar calls instead for creation of ‘senate of nations and regions’ and rules out pact with SNP

Heather Stewart Political editor

04, Jul, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Scotland’s future won’t be settled until there is a second vote on independence | Andrew Rawnsley
Crudely blocking a fresh referendum could ultimately backfire on the unionist cause

Andrew Rawnsley

03, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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