Legal advice commissioned by a pro-independence group has suggested there are “good arguments” to be made for holding a second referendum without UK Government approval.
The relationship between Holyrood and Westminster is at a “low ebb” and has deteriorated since Boris Johnson’s election victory, Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has said.
The Scottish Parliament has been urged to reject the UK Government’s Withdrawal Agreement.
The Scottish Government has come under increased pressure to halt financial support to arms firms selling weapons to Turkey after 200 civilians were killed in Syria in just two months.
Prison custody officers responsible for moving criminals between Scotland’s prisons and courts have threatened to go on strike over a pay dispute.
The Scottish Government has published plans to create a free debt advice system after powers were devolved to Holyrood.
Scotland’s First Minister has said the mandate for a new independence referendum is unarguable as she stakes her claim for the transfer of powers needed to hold another vote.
Nicola Sturgeon has called for a “coming together” of political parties in the Scottish Parliament to deliver a second independence referendum.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has instructed legal action be taken against a private contractor involved in building the crisis-hit Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH).
Campaigners have called for urgent reform of Scotland’s grouse moors as a long-delayed report is finally due to be published within days.
Nicola Sturgeon is to welcome the SNP’s new raft of MPs in Dundee following their “watershed” General Election win – and hours after discussing a second independence referendum with the Prime Minister.