Scotland’s Nationalists Won a Big Election Victory. Could Scottish Independence Now Be on the Cards?
The British government has been forced to play defense on calls for a second Scottish independence referendum, after the country’s main nationalist party secured an emphatic victory in elections for its devolved parliament on Friday.But the power to grant Scotland an independence referendum lies in London, not Edinburgh, and Johnson pushed back against the idea on Saturday, calling it “irresponsible and reckless.” So just how likely is a new Scottish independence referendum?
Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you by following The Mirror every time you see our name The French serial killer who murdered up to 30 girls and young women including British student Joanna Parrish died in a hospital intensive care ward today.
Extremists are using memes and conspiracy theories to lure young people say police who stopped two far-right and two Islamist terror plots in last year
Far-right extremists are using memes and conspiracy theories on social media to lure young people into viewing terrorist material, police have warned.Concerns have been raised over the rise in extreme right-wing (XRW) beliefs among young people, with the growth in the ideology driven by those under the age of 24.
Sooner or later climate change is going to impact every little aspect of life, including our morning cup of tea.A report by the British charity, Christain Aid has revealed that by 2050, the optimal tea-growing conditions in Kenya—which produces almost half of the tea consumed in the UK, will reduce by 26%.
Best affordable window air conditioners The cooling capacity of air conditioners is measured in BTUs, or British thermal units.According to the experts we previously spoke to, you want an AC unit with around 20 BTUs per square foot of living space.All of the models we found have BTUs around 5,000.
FLIGHTS to Portugal can still be found for as little as £20 return if wanting to go on holiday next month, despite demand soaring.The country was added to the green list last week, meaning holidays ro Portugal can go ahead from May 17.This article contains affiliate links and if you click a link and buy a product we may earn revenue It is one of the few destinations which is opening to the UK, along with Gibraltar - the rest of the green list destinations require full vaccinations from tourists or still have their borders closed to the UK.
From feminist pendants to signet rings, here’s how to shop her symbolic accessories Even before she became a member of the British royal family, the Duchess of Sussex had an impressive collection of jewellery, from statement-making gems to surprisingly affordable finds.But, while many of Meghan’s jewellery pieces serve up serious style points, they also hold a lot of significance, with some paying tribute to loved ones and others championing causes most important to her.
Wendy's is BACK! US burger giant will open first of three UK outlets in June... 21 years after losing battle with Burger King and McDonald's and shutting its British branches
Iconic American fast food chain Wendy's is returning to the UK this summer, more than two decades after shutting its last British branch.Wendy's, the world's third largest burger business with more than 6,700 branches across 30 countries, will return to the UK from next month.
Step three of the road map out of lockdown is expected to begin from May 17 Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confirm the next stage of lockdown easing in England this afternoon, with measures to take effect in a week’s time.Step three of the road map out of lockdown is expected to begin from May 17 after the Government said the latest data confirms its four tests for easing Covid-19 restrictions have been met.
May 10 (Reuters) - The British government is preparing to sell a stake in NatWest Group in the coming days, Sky News reported on Monday, sending shares down in the state-backed lender.The government is likely to sell just over 1 billion pounds ($1.41 billion) of stock, amounting to around a 5% stake, Sky reported citing a fund manager.
A PRIMARY school headteacher forced "possessed" pupils to reveal their sexuality in a sick "exorcism" ritual, reports claim.Terrified youngsters aged nine to 11 were allegedly made to drink a potion and told to "repent" by principal Vickie Frederick.Frederick, who is also a church minister, faces an investigation by education bosses in the Cayman Islands, a British overseas territory in the Caribbean.
Teenager goes viral after discovering a 'scary secret' basement in the storage cupboard of her family home complete with crumbling walls and heavily-scratched posters
.Taking to the video sharing platform, the user with 15,000 followers said that 'someone had 100 per cent been down there' as she showed clips of scratched art on the walls.'Wtaf, this is actually scary,' she captioned the video, which quickly racked up more than 760,000 views.
Forget Carry on Camping: Caravans are enjoying a revival in the UK and these days they offer all the comfort of a luxury hotel suite
Forget cardboard-thin mattresses, icy draughts, damp and getting a nose bleed if you turn around too quickly in the cramped kitchen.The caravan is enjoying a revival, with sales in March alone up by some 125 per cent up on the same month last year.And a new generation of luxury caravans for the British market claims to offer all the comfort and benefits of luxury hotel suites.
The 24-year-old woman had registered a complaint with local police against two local men Police have now revealed that the 24-year old British woman who was murdered in Lahore, Pakistan on 3 May might have been killed using a hired gunman.Mayra Zulfiquar, 24, was found shot dead in Lahore and two men — Zahir Jadoon and Saad Butt — were the two main suspects.
GRIFF is quickly becoming a big name in the music industry - at just 20 years old.The young artist is the recipient of the prestigious BRITs Rising Star award.Here's more about her... Sarah Faith Griffiths, known by her stage name Griff, is a British singer and songwriter.
Is a Mexican beach break on the cards this summer?Sensational cuisine, ancient civilisations and 10,000km of palm-fringed sandy coastline make Mexico a top bucket-list destination for many travellers.With its teeming cities and secluded jungle, Mexico attracted a record number of British tourists a few years ago, with more than 521,000 travelling to the country in 2016.
The dollar held at 2-1/2 month lows on Monday as a weak U.S. employment report spurred investors to ditch the U.S. currency, pushing major rivals including the British pound and Australian dollar higher.The dollar index , which measures the greenback against six rivals was last at 90.051, down 0.11% on the day, its lowest since Feb. 25.
City investors are being sounded out about a placing that would further cut the government’s stake in NatWest, Sky News learns.Ministers are preparing to sell another stake in NatWest Group, taking British taxpayers close to ending their status as the bank’s majority shareholder for the first time in well over a decade.