Also: Scottish Conservative leadership candidates set out how they’ll take the fight to the SNP; Jack says no referendum re-run in Sturgeon’s lifetime.
Also: Struggle to succeed Corbyn puts spotlight on Labour divisions over Scotland; and Jack has even more reasons to refuse Sturgeon’s referendum demands.
He will be the Prime Minister who will either lose Scotland, or kill nationalism. There is no longer any in-between option.
“If Boris Johnson thinks saying no is the end of the matter then he is going to find himself completely and utterly wrong.”
She would ask Labour to agree that a referendum on Scottish independence is not a matter for Westminster, as a condition to support a minority government.
Understandably, attention is concentrated on the London Bridge attack aftermath. But we must focus laser-like on all the essential issues.
Aberdeen South and East Renfrewshire are held by the Tories, whilst Glasgow North East is one of seven Labour seats in Scotland.
It felt very much as though climate change was playing second fiddle to other overarching intentions which the candidates were keen to trot out.
The SNP leader launches her party’s manifesto for the election, and appeals to voters to ‘lock the Tories out of office’.
Also: Reports of strong Tory performance and start of the Salmond trial casts shadow over the SNP; DUP claim they will have influence after the election.
In this marginal seat there is as yet no sign of an SNP surge, and they may just be losing support to Labour too.
Also: Prime Minister mocked over claims Ulster goods won’t face checks; and he takes a tough line on Scottish independence as Corbyn swithers.
“I don’t believe we should equate the two things,” the First Minister argues.
“Scotland’s best interests depend on being independent and in charge of our own future.”
Also: Democratic Unionists ‘under pressure’ over Brexit u-turn; and Gove backs Bowie’s criticism of SNP over no-deal preparations.