An SNP minister has played down the prospect of using Holyrood’s new powers to mitigate the Conservative Government’s controversial “rape clause” policy.
Women’s charities in Tayside have started a boycott of a “cruel” policy which requires rape victims to recount their ordeal to claim benefits.
UK ministers are preparing to agree a deal that would see European citizens living in Britain keep their residency rights when the country leaves the EU.
Scotland is on the verge of recession after the economy shrank at the end of last year, official figures show.
More uncertainty has been piled onto Arbroath’s 45 Commando base after the UK Defence Secretary once again refused to rule out slashing the number of Royal Marines.
Theresa May said there is “no turning back” as she fired the starting gun on the UK’s departure from the EU.
The Prime Minster was accused of breaking her promise not to trigger Article 50 without securing agreement from the devolved administrations.
Firms have warned ministers against forcing them to shoulder the burden of immigration policing when the UK leaves the EU.
Holyrood stands in solidarity with “wonderful” London following the “heinous” attack on Westminster, Nicola Sturgeon said.
Widespread support for a post-Brexit end to freedom of movement has been found among both Remain and Leave voters, a new survey has found.