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Scottish Parliament set to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal

5 December 2018

Cross-party motion rejecting the Prime Minister's Brexit terms only to be opposed by the Scottish Conservatives

Quitting UNESCO would be an act of cultural vandalism

5 December 2018

Brexit isn't the only way the UK is looking to isolate itself from the world, and quitting UNESCO could have serious implications for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon announces £200,000 in funding for climate change mitigation

4 December 2018

 Funding will be provided to the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to encourage collaboration between government, business and society to lower emissions

Scottish MPs call on parliamentary pension fund to divest from fossil fuel companies

4 December 2018

Campaign urges UK Parliamentary Pension Fund to quantify, disclose and review its investments in carbon-intensive industries

Cabinet minister facing suspension from Commons after UK Government fails to publish Brexit legal advice

4 December 2018

Tory MPs then filibustered a routine debate on Scotland's foreign policy to give the Government time to table an amendment to the contempt motion

Theresa May's final push for the finish line

3 December 2018

After 20 months of negotiations, the PM has just a week left to convince MPs that her deal is in fact the best deal 

Vote of confidence in Theresa May's government "inevitable" if MPs reject Brexit deal, Keir Starmer warns

3 December 2018

Shadow Brexit Secretary said his party would look to trigger a confidence vote in the government should her deal fail to win majority support in the Commons

Andrea Leadsom urges John Bercow to step down from role overseeing bullying inquiries

3 December 2018

Commons leader said Bercow should no longer chair House of Commons Commission after an inquiry into harassment called for him to quit

The Brexit deal is unashamed folly

2 December 2018

The Prime Minister arrived in Scotland on the very same day that financial experts painted a doomsday scenario for any kind of exit from the EU

NHS Scotland pushes ‘pharmacy first’ approach this winter

30 November 2018

People advised to take coughs, colds and repeat prescriptions to pharmacies this winter as part of national campaign

Sketch: Theresa May's magical mystery tour

30 November 2018

So far Theresa May's tour of the UK has taken in a factory, a university and an agricultural show, but how do you get tickets?

UK support for Arctic oil and gas extraction ‘incompatible’ with climate change rules, MPs warn

30 November 2018

UK Government warned Arctic policy falls short on both UN Sustainable Development Goals and the principles of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement

Catherine Stihler is to step down as MEP early

30 November 2018

MEP and St Andrew's University rector Catherine Stihler is appointed chief executive of data-sharing initiative Open Knowledge International ahead of European Court of Justice verdict

Poverty and human rights: closing the accountability gap

29 November 2018

The Scottish Human Rights Commission responds to the findings of the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights