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Scottish tributes pour in for the Manchester attack victims

Photo credit: Gordon Terris/The Herald

SCOTTISH tributes have begun pouring in from the First Minister, Police Scotland Chief Constable and the Church of Scotland.

12:12pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

22 dead and many injured in Manchester terror attack

22 dead and many injured in Manchester terror attack

Twenty two people have died after a blast tore through a pop concert at Manchester Arena in a suspected terror attack, police have said.

1:47am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Election campaigning in Scotland suspended following Manchester terror attack

All campaigning is suspended. Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

NICOLA Sturgeon has announced the suspension of the SNP General Election manifesto launch today and condemned the terror attack in Manchester.

11:47am Tuesday 23 May 2017

International leaders condemn Manchester terror attack and send message of solidarity

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the first to offer messages of solidarity with the UK. Photo credit: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

LEADERS from around the world have condemned the terror attack at a Manchester music concert and offered their condolences to the victims.

12:44pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Autistic man who challenged Ruth Davidson on TV: benefits axe left me feeling suicidal

Bryce Goodall used the debate to ask Davidson why her government employs more benefit fraud inspectors than tax inspectors

BRYCE Goodall, the autistic man from Fife whose intervention in the BBC General Election leaders’ debate was one of the most powerful moments of the night, has told The National how he contemplated suicide after having his benefits stopped.

12:00am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Sturgeon marks 10 years of SNP in government

Nicola Sturgeon campaigned in South Queensferry yesterday as the SNP marked 10 years in power

SCOTLAND is leading the UK with its “progressive policies”, Nicola Sturgeon said, as the SNP marked the “milestone” of 10 years in power at Holyrood.

12:00am Wednesday 17 May 2017

CBI Scotland calls on the UK Government to involve Scottish leaders in Brexit talks

Hugh Aitken of CBI Scotland, who have stressed the importance of joined-up thinking

THE UK and Scottish governments must work together on Brexit to ensure a successful outcome for businesses north of the Border, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Scotland.

6:05pm Friday 19 May 2017

Scottish Government steps in after endangered reef is damaged by scallop dredging

Flame shell molluscs are under threat

SCALLOP dredges have been banned from a Highland loch after an endangered reef was damaged.

12:00am Saturday 20 May 2017

Call for end to ‘secrecy’ over public procurement deals

Economists Margaret Cuthbert and Jim Cuthbert

EXCLUSIVE SECRECY in how public money is spent on the building of infrastructure projects in Scotland must be ended, according to a leading economist, who wants to see wide-ranging changes to ensure accountability and transparency.

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017

Michael Fry: Since Nicola Sturgeon took over, Scotland's economic policy has become a shambles

While claiming the economy is resilient, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has in fact exposed its fragility

THERE’S no doubt in my mind that I’m still going to vote SNP on June 8, but I must say the Scottish Government is making it harder for me. The election manifesto being launched today will, by all accounts, advocate a return to the top income tax…

12:00am Tuesday 23 May 2017
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