Lucy Dunn

Sunday shows round-up: Farage insists racism row canvasser an ‘actor’

30 June 2024 9:45 pm

Nigel Farage: racism row canvasser is an ‘actor’ It’s been a tricky few days for Reform UK’s leader Nigel Farage…

‘For the first time ever I might not vote’: East Renfrewshire’s voters are switching off

16 June 2024 4:00 pm

The SNP has dominated Scotland since 2015. In an election held just months after the independence referendum, the country turned…

Alex Salmond’s Alba party isn’t serious about the general election

6 June 2024 3:10 am

In the second-floor room of a building on Tufton Street, Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond delivered a press conference…

Inside Scotland’s Post Office scandal

20 May 2024 4:00 pm

For victims of the biggest miscarriage of justice in British legal history, this week is an important one. Paula Vennells,…

Fergus Ewing: How Kate Forbes can save the SNP

30 April 2024 3:45 pm

Following Humza Yousaf’s resignation as First Minister, a fresh leadership contest could soon be on the cards. His would-be successors…

Are Scots tiring of devolution?

5 February 2024 3:19 am

As Scottish devolution celebrates its 25th anniversary, are voters losing faith in Holyrood? A quarter of the country believes devolution…

A ban on laughing gas is long overdue

8 November 2023 9:55 pm

The recreational use of laughing gas has been banned in the UK from today. We are only the second country…

Steve Barclay turns to AI to save the NHS

4 October 2023 8:10 am

The NHS is struggling to cope with an ageing population. Disputes over pay have created a stand off between doctors…

Will the SNP ditch ‘fringe extremist’ Greens?

13 August 2023 10:27 pm

Is First Minister Humza Yousaf at risk of sacrificing crucial SNP votes by refusing to ditch his party’s coalition with…

The SNP is failing poor Scottish students

8 August 2023 11:37 pm

When she became first minister, Nicola Sturgeon told the nation that improving Scotland’s education system was at the top of…

The private sector won’t save the NHS

4 August 2023 11:40 pm

NHS waiting lists are at record levels, with the number of people in the queue for treatment at 7.5 million.…

Is Scottish Labour embarrassed of Starmer?

3 August 2023 4:21 am

They had balloons, handmade posters and a big red van lit up with ‘Michael Shanks: A Fresh Start’ flashing on…

Will Scottish junior doctors accept Humza’s record pay deal?

8 July 2023 5:03 am

As of this afternoon, the junior doctor strikes in Scotland have been called off. Today, the Scottish government and the…

Nicola Sturgeon’s husband arrested in SNP finance investigation

5 April 2023 8:30 pm

Peter Murrell, the former chief executive of the SNP and the husband of Scotland’s former first minister Nicola Sturgeon, was…

Humza Yousaf’s cabinet will do little to unite the SNP

30 March 2023 3:58 am

Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf has risked widening the split within the SNP by effectively ousting Kate Forbes from the…

Can Humza Yousaf unite the SNP?

28 March 2023 6:14 am

It was announced to a particularly tense room at 2 p.m. that Humza Yousaf had won the SNP leadership race.…

Humza Yousaf wins the SNP leadership election

28 March 2023 1:15 am

Humza Yousaf has won the race to become the next leader of the Scottish National party. Yousaf defeated his rival…

What happens after the SNP leadership results are announced?

27 March 2023 7:55 pm

Shortly after 2 p.m., the results of the SNP leadership election will be announced at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium. Three candidates…

What is Nicola Sturgeon’s legacy?

25 March 2023 11:46 pm

Whatever your thoughts on the SNP, the Union or indeed Scotland, it cannot be denied that Nicola Sturgeon will leave…

Meal deals

25 February 2023 9:00 am

What do SNP members think of Kate Forbes’s views?

22 February 2023 5:00 pm

Kate Forbes’s religious views have sparked a backlash among her SNP colleagues. The party leadership contender’s announcement that she would…

Is Scotland’s strike momentum slowing?

13 December 2022 4:50 am

Finally, good news on the strike front: NHS staff in Scotland have decided against walking out after voting to accept…

Is lockdown to blame for the Strep A spike?

7 December 2022 3:10 am

As of today, nine children have died in the UK after falling ill with Strep A. Now, more children under…

Letting pharmacists prescribe would ease the strain on the NHS

5 December 2022 3:10 am

The NHS is facing its own winter of discontent: A&E waiting times are surging, GP availability is plunging and a…

Why not let pharmacists prescribe medication?

3 December 2022 9:00 am

Why can’t pharmacists prescribe medication?