Scotland

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Scottish Labour seizes Edinburgh council with Lib Dem and Tory help
Labour installed as minority administration in capital with Lib Dem and Tory help, to the outrage of SNP

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

26, May, 2022 @6:39 PM

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Gene editing could increase food security, UK adviser says
Legislation introduced in House of Lords aims to help speed up development of gene-edited products

Linda Geddes and Severin Carrell

24, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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ScotRail to hold talks with union in effort to resolve pay dispute
Train operator has axed more than 1,000 services after drivers rejected pay offer and refused overtime

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

23, May, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Scottish Greens launch bill to create protest-free zones outside abortion clinics
Healthcare staff and campaigners call for action in face of growing anti-abortion activity across Scotland

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

19, May, 2022 @1:41 PM

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Trans people ‘not an ideology’, MSPs weighing gender recognition reform told
Director of Stonewall Scotland speaks to parliamentarians as they take evidence on draft bill

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

17, May, 2022 @5:23 PM

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Scottish support for monarchy falls to 45%, poll reveals
Widening rift on retaining the royals is revealed ahead of Queen’s platinum jubilee

Michael Savage Policy Editor

15, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry found guilty of embezzlement
Jury finds she took almost £25,000 from women’s pro-independence group and local party branch

Libby Brooks

12, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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We have outgrown the Houses of Parliament | Letters
Letters: Westminster’s parliament buildings are archaic and inherently undemocratic argue Dr Louis Hellman, Mick Duncan, Lynne Armstrong and Jim McLean

Letters

09, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Sinn Féin becomes largest party in Northern Ireland assembly – as it happened
With Sinn Féin set to become the biggest party at Stormont for the first time, O’Neill says the results mark a ‘new era’ for ‘our politics and for our people’

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Christy Cooney (earlier)

07, May, 2022 @8:45 PM

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In Scotland, the SNP still reign supreme – but the Conservatives have fallen from grace | Rory Scothorne
At the ballot box voters ‘boaked’ at voting Tory, serving huge wins to Labour, which is now Scotland’s second party

Rory Scothorne

07, May, 2022 @9:57 AM

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Local elections 2022: Tories lose hundreds of seats to Labour and Lib Dems – as it happened
PM insists ‘mixed’ results also included some ‘remarkable gains’ for Conservatives; Labour, Lib Dems and Greens celebrate key wins

Nicola Slawson (now) Andrew Sparrow and Helen Livingstone (earlier)

06, May, 2022 @10:20 PM

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Labour takes second place in Scottish elections as Tory vote plummets
Party becomes closest challenger to SNP after gains including West Dunbartonshire and near-upset in Glasgow

Severin Carrell in Stornoway and Libby Brooks in Glasgow

06, May, 2022 @6:01 PM

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