‘Centre the voices of sex workers’: Holyrood 'Nordic Model' advocacy sparks new call to reject 'sex buyer laws'
The sex worker-led organisation Scot-Pep has reiterated calls for decriminalisation after the feminist activist Julie Bindel urged the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to make the purchase of sex illegal
‘Scotland remains open’: Culture secretary sends message to international artists as concern over visas for festival performers grows
Fiona Hyslop has announced a new summit on visas will take place during this year’s Edinburgh Festival in the hope of preventing international artists from being refused entry to the UK
Analysis: European elections confirm resilience of Catalan independence
Catalan democracy has functionally outgrown Spanish law
EVEN before the full results were in, many sought to interpret this month’s European parliamentary elections as a proxy for matters beyond the vote at hand, on everything from the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn to the uncertain strength of the far right.
Analysis: European elections may demonstrate the gulf between Scotland and England – and keep independence on the table
Polarisation between Scottish and English voters next week could reignite the sense of democratic outrage over Brexit, and reinforce the necessity of independence
SAME as it ever was, it’s happening again.
‘Do the right thing’: Family of Sheku Bayoh to lodge perjury complaint as they repeat demand for a public inquiry
“We know racism played a big part in our brother’s death and has played a role in denying us justice,” said the sister of Bayoh, on the 4th anniversary of his death in police custody