Nicola Sturgeon has been forced to apologise at least twice in the past week over her handling of the NHS in Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon has been in London this week trying to change the course of Brexit. That’s her explanation anyway.
There has not been much good news on the education front in Scotland recently, as even John Swinney, the beleaguered minister responsible, might agree.
The constant theme of Nicola Sturgeon’s political career, and most likely a preoccupation in her personal life too, has been Scottish independence.
Supporters of Boris Johnson believe his latest ploy to propel himself on to the front pages has revived his Tory leadership chances and given him another possible crack at Number 10.
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The beleaguered health service in Tayside is never out of the news these days. On Monday, another crisis loomed, with the revelation that growing numbers of clinical staff were seeking early retirement.
When Theresa May begins her meetings with EU negotiators in Austria today she will be aware that these crucial talks are the easiest part of the Brexit process.
The new Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has promised to put hate crime at the top of his agenda, in the wake of an attack on a Catholic priest during an Orange march in Glasgow.
Nicola Sturgeon didn’t need a warm-up act before her big speech yesterday afternoon.
With Brexit negotiations on a knife edge it seems irrelevant to bring up the subject of Scottish independence – again. But the link between leaving Europe and leaving the UK is made ad nauseam by the nationalists, so link them we must.