Scotland

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Snow warnings as UK cold snap prompts fears of winter energy crisis
Ministers taking advice on how to protect vulnerable amid weather alerts for large parts of country

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

08, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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No 10 says Michelle Mone has lost Conservative whip ‘by default’ – as it happened
In taking leave of absence from Lords over PPE contracts allegations, Mone no longer a Tory peer, says PM’s spokesperson

Andrew Sparrow

07, Dec, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Northern Ireland can create abortion clinic buffer zones, supreme court rules
Unanimous judgment in UK’s highest court means Stormont assembly can proceed with abortion services bill

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Dec, 2022 @12:51 PM

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Sleet, frost, snow and -10C in parts of UK as winter takes hold
Cold weather expected to remain through the weekend but south may get some respite from next Tuesday

Rachel Hall

07, Dec, 2022 @9:33 AM

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Sturgeon told Scotland’s climate targets are ‘in danger of being meaningless’
Committee on Climate Change says nation is highly likely to miss 2030 carbon reduction goals because of lack of plans to reach them

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

07, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Aberdeenshire MP elected new SNP leader at Westminster
Stephen Flynn, 34, who won seat in 2019, expected to seek more independence from party’s Edinburgh leadership

Pippa Crerar Political editor

06, Dec, 2022 @7:51 PM

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Safety fears as UK Trident submarines are put to sea for longest-ever patrols
Report says submarines were deployed for five months as former commander warns of risk to sailors

Dan Sabbagh and Rob Edwards

06, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Gove confirms mandatory housebuilding targets for councils will be abolished in face of Tory rebellion – as it happened
Levelling up secretary confirms government will change levelling up bill after number of Tory MPs tabled rebel amendment

Joe Middleton (now); Andrew Sparrow and Fran Lawther (earlier)

05, Dec, 2022 @8:28 PM

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UK weather: Britain braces for snow and ice as temperatures plummet
Snow could fall in Scotland, Northern Ireland and north-east England from Wednesday, with travel disrupted

Jessica Murray

04, Dec, 2022 @9:43 AM

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Country diary: The all-conquering sea eagle suddenly seems vulnerable | Amanda Thomson
Abernethy Forest, Cairngorms: Avian flu has reached our biggest bird of prey. How extra special it is to experience their startling grandeur up close

Amanda Thomson

03, Dec, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Police officers should not have lain across Sheku Bayoh’s torso, expert says
Witness on use of force and police custody tells inquiry that lying on torso will ‘interfere with breathing’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

02, Dec, 2022 @1:20 PM

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Hundreds of Indonesian fruit pickers in UK seek diplomatic help
Exclusive: More than 200 people have approached Indonesian embassy since July to report difficulties faced

Emily Dugan

02, Dec, 2022 @10:01 AM

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