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No-deal Brexit will plunge UK into prolonged recession, new analysis warns

31 October 2018

Standard and Poor’s predicts financial hardship for UK after it leaves the EU without any deal, as applications for Irish passports grow

Glasgow announced as location for new Channel 4 creative hub

31 October 2018

The broadcaster’s new national HQ will be located in Leeds, while Bristol will also have a creative hub

Homicides in Scotland drop to lowest level since 1976

31 October 2018

The number of homicide cases in Scotland has fallen by 39 per cent in the last ten years

George Osborne 'regrets' EU referendum

31 October 2018

The EU referendum was a result of Conservatives mistakes which eventually led to the party trying to "out UKIP UKIP" according to former chancellor George Osborne

Budget 2018: Philip Hammond pledges more cash for Universal Credit

30 October 2018

The Chancellor announced £2.7bn in funding in the budget to ease the impact of the controversial welfare reform

Centre allowing vulnerable witnesses to pre-record evidence to open in Glasgow

30 October 2018

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service will get £950,000 for children and other vulnerable witnesses to give evidence away from court

Philip Hammond announces plans for a two per cent “digital services tax"

30 October 2018

Outlining his budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond told MPs that tax “rules have not kept pace with changing models”

Getting to know you: Danielle Rowley

29 October 2018

The Labour MP for Midlothian discusses her secret ambition to be Batman, or a novelist, with Tom Freeman

30,000 teachers march in education rally

29 October 2018

The protest called on the Scottish Government and local councils to "value teachers and education"

Consultancy firms receive £1.6m in a month to help UK Government prepare for Brexit

29 October 2018

The Cabinet Office did not specify the exact nature of the work carried out, but the cash is believed to have been spent on new systems to be used in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Scottish Government pledges £200m for Tay Cities Region Deal

26 October 2018

The deal would provide a funding for investment in infrastructure and the economy in Dundee, Perth and the surrounding areas

Mesh scandal: conflict of interests in review confirmed by investigation

26 October 2018

Review of the review finds “major failings” in process and transparency as it investigated the use of mesh implants

Breaching home detention could be made criminal offence in Scotland

26 October 2018

New restrictions will also make offenders charged with violent crimes, possession of an offensive weapon or with links to organised crime ineligible for electronic tagging

Climate change tastes like chicken

26 October 2018

Urgent action on reducing meat consumption is needed, but is the answer to grow it in a lab?