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Dissent is afoot in the SNP

SNP mutiny mounts for Humza Yousaf A rebellion is brewing in the SNP ranks over Humza Yousaf’s refusal to suspend Nicola Sturgeon and other senior figures embroiled in the police investigation into the party’s finances. Party treasurer Colin Beattie was arrested Tuesday, but the first minister has insisted the 71-year-old is “innocent until proven guilty”.Continue reading “Dissent is afoot in the SNP”

The Telegraph Frontpage Thursday 2023 February 23

By Sam Hall Jeremy Hunt will send Britain in a “drastically anti-investment direction” if he forges ahead with a planned increase in corporation tax, BT has warned. Meanwhile, the V&A has acquired the David Bowie archive, which includes his most famous stage outfits. Hunt’s tax raid ‘drastically anti-investment’, warns BT The telecoms giant BT hasContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Thursday 2023 February 23”

The Telegraph Frontpage Wednesday 2023 February 22

By Sam Hall Good morning. Ministers have declared that public sector workers should receive just a 3.5 per cent pay rise next year, as they opened talks aimed at ending the current wave of strikes. Pay rise of just 3.5pc for public sector workers Ministers fear a higher salary increase could jeopardise efforts to curbContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Wednesday 2023 February 22”

The Telegraph Frontpage 2023 February 21

By Sam Hall On his first trip to Kyiv since the war began, Joe Biden hit out at Vladimir Putin and pledged more military funding for Ukraine. Joe Biden makes his first trip to Ukraine About this time last year, Vladimir Putin would have been planning his own trip to Kyiv to celebrate the successesContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage 2023 February 21”

BBC: Syria earthquake: Aleppo hospitals overwhelmed by victims

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Assaf Abboud in Aleppo, Syria & Kate Forbes in London. Hospitals in Aleppo do not have enough room for new patients in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake, a doctor in the Syrian city has told the BBC. At the Al-Razi Hospital there are too many beds…

The Telegraph Frontpage Friday 2023 February 17

By Matthew Robinson Good morning. The Prime Minister is in Northern Ireland to try to end the deadlock over border trade after securing changes to the Brexit deal from Brussels. And Nicola Sturgeon’s independence strategy is in disarray as the special party conference she hoped would endorse her “de facto referendum” plan has been scrapped.Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage Friday 2023 February 17”