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Health

The NHS needs Denzel Darku

19 June 2018

The story of Denzel Darku neatly encapsulates Scotland’s uphill battle with UK immigration rules and an ongoing struggle to fill public sector jobs

Former Tory leader Lord Hague urges Theresa May to legalise cannabis

19 June 2018

The war on cannabis has been "comprehensively and irreversibly lost", former Conservative leader William Hague has told Theresa May, amid a growing Cabinet row over the drug

Environment

US Republican Paul Ryan warns the UK ‘must diverge from EU rules or risk trade deal’

25 June 2018

Speaker of the House of Representatives is said to have told Liam Fox that Britain must be prepared to "diverge" from EU protected status on native products

Q&A: MSPs on the joys and woes of living in rural Scotland

25 June 2018

Holyrood asked a cross-party group of MSPs about some of the benefits and challenges of living in rural Scotland

Business & Economy

Thousands of jobs at risk as Airbus threatens to quit UK over Brexit

22 June 2018

Airbus, which employs 14,000 people in the UK and supports a further 110,000 jobs, says it has lost patience with Brexit

Interview: Keith Brown on being elected SNP depute leader

21 June 2018

Exclusive interview with the SNP’s new depute leader on the Growth Commission report, indyref2 and how he interprets his role