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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 2023 April 18

Nicola Sturgeon under growing pressure to quit SNP As claims emerged that police were investigating attempts to shut down scrutiny of the SNP’s finances, expectation is growing that Ms Sturgeon, who planned to remain in Holyrood until at least 2026, will now quit as an MSP, “sooner rather than later”. Humza Yousaf, her successor, isContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage 2023 April 18”

Getting the Frontpage for 2023 April 12

Inflation | An era of ultra-low interest rates will return as soaring inflation becomes a historical blip, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a boon to homeowners, the Washington-based organisation said that an ageing population coupled with low productivity will tame inflation and lead to interest rates returning to pre-pandemic levels. Prince Harry toContinue reading “Getting the Frontpage for 2023 April 12”

The Telegraph Frontpage of Monday April 10

GP surgeries are suspending routine appointments for up to a week as they try to deal with the “most disruptive” NHS strike ever by junior doctors. Plus: Your complete guide to the Coronation. Headlines: This morning’s essential news GPs | Routine services scrapped to cope with junior doctors’ strike SNP | ‘Raging’ Sturgeon ‘told membersContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage of Monday April 10”

2023 Easter Sunday’s essential news

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives has told voters to back Labour at the next election to oust the SNP, prompting fury in Tory HQ. Plus: Two Britons killed in the West Bank have been named. Tory fury | Douglas Ross, the Scottish Conservatives leader, has provoked anger in the party’s London headquarters after sayingContinue reading “2023 Easter Sunday’s essential news”

2023 March-April News from Scotland

Good evening. Nicola Sturgeon unexpectedly resigned as First Minister in February after her radical approach to trans rights cost her the support of her SNP colleagues. A law drawn up by Ms Sturgeon, but blocked by Westminster, would have allowed anyone over the age of 16 to self-identify their gender without a medical certificate. Scotland’sContinue reading “2023 March-April News from Scotland”

At the end of March 2023 from the editor of the Telegraph

Dear Reader, On the same day that SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon left office (largely thwarted by her own support for the Gender Recognition Reform Bill) the World Athletics Council placed a landmark ban on transgender women competing in female international events. Harry de Quetteville explores how the trans rights battlelines are being redrawn – andContinue reading “At the end of March 2023 from the editor of the Telegraph”

What The Telegraph brought in the news on Friday 2023 March 17

By Matthew Robinson Labour is preparing for a tax raid on up to two million pension pots with a plan to reverse the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the lifetime contributions cap. And Nicola Sturgeon has denied that the SNP is in crisis after it was revealed that more than 40 per cent of the party’sContinue reading “What The Telegraph brought in the news on Friday 2023 March 17”

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”

The Telegraph Frontpage for Thursday 2023 February 16

By Sam Hall Good evening. A former SNP minister who led the revolt over Nicola Sturgeon’s gender reforms has emerged as a surprise frontrunner to replace her. And in the latest strike news, cancer and A&E nurses are set to join the biggest NHS walkout so far, as the RMT also announced a new waveContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for Thursday 2023 February 16”