THE Scottish government is considering boycotting a controversial “rape clause” that requires victims to prove they were attacked before they receive tax credits.
Health Secretary Shona Robison wrote to the British government yesterday to say Scotland will not pass on...
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Labour’s new local government manifesto is brimming with new ideas, rooted in traditional Labour values, offering local people a vision of hope, writes RICHARD LEONARD
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Police Scotland appealed yesterday for any abuse victims to contact them as fresh allegations of sexual offences in youth football came to light.
A BBC documentary aired on Monday heard from alleged victims of a Celtic Boys Club coach and revealed new claims about former youth coach...
Wednesday 12th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE Home Office has denied residency status to the Loch Ness monster, it emerged yesterday.
In a letter, the Home Office rejected the application for Nessiteras rhombopteryx, saying it was “inappropriate because the applicant is not actually a person.”
THREE Scottish education authorities are forking out £32 million a year to private contractors — mainly in interest rates — for building 12 schools, figures revealed yesterday.
South, North and East Ayrshire authorities had schools built under the government’s...
Saturday 8th Apr 2017
NEIL FINDLAY writes on the healthcare scandal affecting women in Scotland and the rest of the world
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
by Sam Tobin
Monday 3rd Apr 2017
INSPECTORS slammed “unacceptable” rape services in Scotland yesterday, saying that many victims were let down by officials.
The review by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) called for urgent action as Scotland lags “well behind” the rest of...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
OVER 400 anti-fascists faced down a pathetic motley crew of 29 neonazi thugs in Edinburgh on Saturday.
The Scottish Defence League and the National Front staged a “white pride” march in the city.
Many wore balaclavas or masks to hide their identity. They were able...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
Civilian workers fear privatisation at bases
Saturday 25th Mar 2017