SNP stunned after BBC Newsnight host destroys claims about ‘rising’ independence support

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. BBC Newsnight host Katie Razzall stunned Stephen Gethins from the SNP by claiming that recent polling numbers on independence actually proved the “strength of the union”. Nicola Sturgeon and other leading SNP figures have recently suggested that a […]

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Coronavirus: Health Secretary Matt Hancock won’t rule out second national lockdown

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has not ruled out a second national lockdown, telling Sky News: “We’ll do what is necessary to keep people safe.” It has been reported that scientists advising the government have proposed a two-week national lockdown in October to try to tackle the rising number of coronavirus cases. Asked about those reports and the possibility of a […]

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Coronavirus: New lockdown restrictions begin in North East as Lancashire expected to follow

People in northeast England will not be able to meet others outside their household from today – as Lancashire is also expected to be placed under tighter restrictions.  More than 10 million people across the UK are now in lockdown, after new restrictions in Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland and County Durham began at midnight. Residents in […]

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Top Justice Dept. Official Embraces Use of Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

WASHINGTON — A top Justice Department official on Thursday supported a suggestion by Attorney General William P. Barr to consider bringing sedition charges for violent crimes committed during nationwide protests this summer. The deputy attorney general, Jeffrey A. Rosen, said in an email to federal prosecutors that they should consider use of the sedition statute and other federal laws to […]

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Boris Johnson caves to rebel demands on Brexit Bill – but three huge problems spotted

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Prime Minister and his Government have faced backlash over its controversial Internal Market Bill which critics say will break international law. The Bill could see the Government overwrite aspects of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement that was […]

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Breaking down why Snowflake's massive IPO stood out from the stock market froth

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios Snowflake on Wednesday went public in the largest software IPO of all time, and then kept running like the Energizer Bunny on speed. By the time it was over, the company was worth over $80 billion. Background: Snowflake was founded in 2012 to build data warehousing and analytics services for other businesses — audaciously seeking to both […]

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