The Johnson cabinet: Who are they, and what do they mean for Scotland?
Who are the major figures of Boris Johnson’s new cabinet – and what effect could they have on the future of Scottish politics?
BORIS JOHNSON’S victory in the Conservative Party leadership contest and rise to the position of prime minister was swiftly followed by a brutal cabinet reshuffle which saw the upper ranks of the UK Government take a harsh turn to the Right.
Motherwell: Struggling to escape the past, cut to the bone in the present
Sean Bell reports from Motherwell, a town often defined by its history, but those working to combat poverty and austerity within the town are facing contemporary challenges
BEYOND Motherwell's precincts, perception of the town is often defined by its past.
Anti-slavery freedom fighter Frederick Douglass to be commemorated in Edinburgh
Historic Environment Scotland will unveil a plaque in honour of Douglass, the first black figure recognised by the Commemorative Plaque Scheme
FREDERICK DOUGLASS, the 19th century abolitionist, campaigner for black suffrage and civil rights icon, will become the first historic figure to be honoured by the Historic Environment Scotland’s 2018 Commemorative Plaque Scheme.
Nicola Sturgeon: Sexual misconduct complaints against Alex Salmond “could not be ignored”
As the former first minister challenges Scottish Government procedure in court, Sturgeon calls for the privacy of those who made complaints against him to be respected.
FIRST MINISTER NICOLA STURGEON has stated that allegations of sexual misconduct against her predecessor Alex Salmond cannot be “swept under the carpet” and emphasised the need to ensure “fair and due process”.