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.
Scotland is on the verge of recession after the economy shrank at the end of last year, official figures show.
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.
Theresa May’s bid to block an independence referendum is a “democratic outrage”, says the First Minister.
The scale of the task facing Nicola Sturgeon has been laid bare by a new poll showing 57% support for the Union.
The Church of Scotland has been accused of expressing “Nationalist opinions” after a senior figure told Theresa May to back a second independence referendum.