“Focus on the positives of leaving the EU” say Edinburgh Corporate Policy and Strategy committee

The Edinburgh Corporate Policy and Strategy Committee met this morning to discuss their concerns regarding the departure of Scotland from the European Union. The majority of Edinburgh voters who took part in the 2016 referendum opted to remain in … [Read more...]

Anti-Brexit Tory Lord Heseltine fired

Former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Lord Michael Heseltine has been sacked in his role as a government adviser in the House of Lords following his anti-Brexit comments. Lord Heseltine was quick to condemn pro-leave campaigner Boris Johnson … [Read more...]

What to expect in the Spring budget?

Chancellor Phillip Hammond is to announce the Spring budget at number 10 later this afternoon. The new budget will draw a picture of what is waiting for Britain gearing towards Brexit.   In a speech this morning, Mr Hammond assured that … [Read more...]

Scotland puts pressure on rest of UK over tree planting initiative

Ambitious tree planting targets in Scotland are leaving the rest of the rest of the UK under pressure, as other governments must now act to reduce the impacts of climate change. Confor, the leading UK trade body for forestry and timber, has praised … [Read more...]

Labour’s Brexit amendment set to divide party

The on-going Brexit saga is set to take another turn in Westminster later on today. Amendments to article 50, which triggers Britain’s exit from the European Union, will be pushed forward by the pro-remain Labour party in parliament. Shadow … [Read more...]

Brexit ‘disastrous’ for farming and food sectors

Rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing has called for the protection of access to markets for Scottish producers, with warnings that leaving the European Single Market would be "disastrous" for Scotland's farming and food sectors. Ewing said: "The … [Read more...]

New digital jobs coming to Glasgow

New investment is set to create 48 new jobs over the next 12 months in Glasgow with digital technology services business, Incremental Group. With jobs from software engineers, data scientists, infrastructure engineers to project managers, this is … [Read more...]

Katie Hopkins Causes Stir Over Trump’s Foreign Policy

Outspoken right-wing columnist Katie Hopkins has caused yet another effortless storm on Twitter, shortly after Donald Trump announced plans for National Security to build a wall across the Mexican border. "Big day planned on NATIONAL SECURITY … [Read more...]

Do you want a Sankey’s in Edinburgh?

The famous nightclub 'Sankey's' is looking for new locations to bring their famous brand of good vibes to. Do you think they should open a venue in Edinburgh? https://youtu.be/BvXdewas3rI Vote for your city at www.doyouwannasankeys.co.uk … [Read more...]

Parliament Pleas for a Brexit Plan

A number of Conservatives have joined the Labour party asking for a White Paper on negotiating objectives, saying it will allow for a better understanding of what will happen after Brexit. It comes after the Supreme Court ruled MPs must vote on … [Read more...]