The SNP’s core message at the general election was that more nationalist MPs would mean a “strong voice” for Scotland at Westminster. Chris Grayling’s planned demotion of all 56 nationalist MPs to second-class citizens in the mother of parliaments, coupled with this week’s overwhelming defeat in the Commons on any move toward full fiscal autonomy, suggests t […]
Clive has wanted to go home to Zimbabwe for more than four years now. It's a cold morning in Glasgow and Harare seems a long way away as he tries to stay warm beneath a clattering fan heater in a night shelter kitchen. This is at Anderston Kelvingrove church, the only reliable place for destitute male asylum seekers to sleep indoors in the city.
The Government held an emergency Cobra meeting as the Calais ferry strike entered its fourth day, putting a labour dispute by French workers on a par with terrorist attacks and foot-and-mouth disease as threats to the nation.