SNP suffers huge losses as Labour reclaims Scottish heartland: Having won 56 out of a possible 59 seats in 2015, the nationalists have been reduced to just nine ...
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SNP suffers huge losses as Labour reclaims Scottish heartland
Nicola Sturgeon owes defeated SNP MPs an apology, Joanna Cherry says, after General Election disaster
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Nicola Sturgeon owes defeated SNP MPs an apology, Joanna Cherry says ...
Taiwan warns against travel to China after execution threat: TAIPEI: Taiwan's government raised its travel warning for China on Thursday (Jun 27) ...
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Taiwan warns against travel to China after execution threat
'One fact is eminently clear – the SNP leadership failed us. Its case for independence was simply not persuasive' Colin Fox on the what's next for the ... Show more
🗣️ 'Our movement will fight until the fight is won' All Under One Banner calls on independence movement to rally together
NEW: John Swinney clashed with Kaye Adams over the BBC host's 'constant interruptions' during a discussion on Scottish independence.. ... Show more
Alba leader Alex Salmond admits voting SNP at General Election in Aberdeenshire North and Moray East
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Alba leader Alex Salmond admits voting SNP at General Election in ...
John Swinney: I’ll work with Keir Starmer on ‘areas of mutual interest’: The First Minister congratulated the new Prime Minister on his appointment.
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John Swinney: I’ll work with Keir Starmer on ‘areas of mutual interest’
UK Election 2024 Live Updates: Will Rishi Sunak be able to fend off Keir Starmer challenge? Britain goes to polls today
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UK Election 2024 Live Updates: Will Rishi Sunak be able to fend off Keir ...
The independence movement has been failed by the SNP leadership, writes Jonathon Shafi. 🗣 "So much could have been achieved ... Show more
NEW: Anas Sarwar has been accused of being left 'irritated' as he was grilled on Scottish independence during an interview ... Show more
Scottish National Party suffers major losses while Labour gains, impacting debate over Scottish independence.
Keir Starmer to meet John Swinney in Scotland as Prime Minister for first time: The Prime Minister said he wanted to improve relations with the Scottish ...
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Keir Starmer to meet John Swinney in Scotland as Prime Minister for first ...
Quick Glance: New PM Starmer Announces Finance Minister and Foreign Secretary in the UK
  • Rachel Reeves is appointed as the UK's first female finance minister, while David Lammy is named as the foreign secretary.

  • Keir Starmer, the newly elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has revealed the key members of his ministerial team following his centre-left Labour Party's landslide election victory.

  • Reeves, a former chess champion and Bank of England economist, has committed to strengthening the country's economy and demonstrating strong fiscal discipline.

  • Lammy, a trailblazing lawmaker, was appointed by Starmer as the Foreign Secretary. He grew up in Tottenham, an area in North London, and has been representing the area in Parliament since 2000.
NEW: Keir Starmer has refused to say whether he discussed Scottish independence during his meeting with the First Minister ... Show more
John Swinney must tell the SNP independence is dead for another generation: Daily Record Political Editor Paul Hutcheon says the SNP First Minister must use his ...
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John Swinney must tell the SNP independence is dead for another generation
Taiwan Says It Was Warned by China Not to Interfere in the Detention of Taiwanese Boat Crew
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Quick Glance: Chinese Warning to Taiwan Regarding Detention of Taiwanese Boat Crew
  • A fishing vessel and its crew members were removed from waters off the Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen near the Chinese coast on Tuesday evening.

  • Taiwan stated on Wednesday that China cautioned its coast guard against involvement in the detention of a Taiwanese fishing boat, signaling Beijing's ongoing efforts to assert territorial claims in the Taiwan Strait.

  • The vessel is manned by a captain and five crew members, comprising individuals from Taiwan and Indonesia.

  • Heightened tensions persist between China and Taiwan, with China escalating military activities around Taiwan's main island, as well as the Kinmen and Matsu island groups, regularly deploying warplanes and navy ships in the vicinity, perceived as preparations for a potential blockade or invasion.
US Taiwan Caucus condemns Chinese measures allowing death penalty for Taiwan independence 'diehards' | Taiwan News | Jul. 13, 2024 14:00
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US Taiwan Caucus condemns Chinese measures allowing death penalty for ...
Keir Starmer hits the road to ‘reset’ ties with Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales
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Keir Starmer hits the road to ‘reset’ ties with Scotland, Northern Ireland ...
Quick Glance: France Faces Crucial Elections
  • Voting in France could result in either a significant win for Marine Le Pen's far-right party or a political deadlock.

  • President Emmanuel Macron took a substantial risk by dissolving parliament and calling for elections after a major defeat in the European elections.

  • The outcome of these elections will impact Ukraine's war, global diplomacy, and Europe's economic stability, likely diminishing Macron's influence in the remaining years of his presidency.
Taiwan hopes to resume cross-strait tourism exchanges: SEF - Focus Taiwan: Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Vice Chairman and Secretary-General Luo Wen-jia ...
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Taiwan hopes to resume cross-strait tourism exchanges: SEF - Focus Taiwan
Explore the manifestos of the main parties and compare their policies on key issues with this interactive guide.
'Too close to Sturgeon': John Swinney faces calls to resign: Alex Neil has called for a new SNP leader to be unveiled next month before Holyrood returns after ...
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'Too close to Sturgeon': John Swinney faces calls to resign
New fund to facilitate investments in allied nations: Bringing Taiwan to the World and the World to Taiwan
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New fund to facilitate investments in allied nations
Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister hold ‘constructive’ talks: Sir Keir said there were 'clearly differences of opinion' on the constitutional ...
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Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister hold ‘constructive’ talks
China prolonging fishing crew detention due to tensions: Scholar - Focus Taiwan: China is prolonging the detention of a Taiwanese fishing vessel and its crew for ...
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China prolonging fishing crew detention due to tensions: Scholar - Focus ...
Compare policies on key issues with this interactive guide.
EXC: Alba have launched their own series of white papers spelling out what could be achieved with Scottish independence. The first report in the series from ... Show more
Final Scottish seat to declare election result after delayed recount: Inverness, Skye and Ross-shire is expected to be a close fight between the SNP and the Lib ...
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Final Scottish seat to declare election result after delayed recount
Labour accused of backtracking on post-Brexit ‘Scottish visa’ scheme: SNP claims ‘first of many betrayals’, as Scottish Labour leader plays down prospect of ...
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Labour accused of backtracking on post-Brexit ‘Scottish visa’ scheme
John Swinney knew it would be bad for the SNP – but not this bad, says Euan McColm
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John Swinney knew it would be bad for the SNP – but not this bad ...
Lost for words Nicola Sturgeon left speechless as she finds out about SNP wipeout | Politics | News | Express.co.uk
Will the Tories manage to hold on to rural Scotland?: South of the border, a Labour majority is a foregone conclusion. Yet in Scotland, in almost all 57 seats ...
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Will the Tories manage to hold on to rural Scotland?
Clearer alerts needed for Taiwanese after Chinese guidelines: Academic - Focus Taiwan
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Clearer alerts needed for Taiwanese after Chinese guidelines: Academic - ...
The dream of Scottish independence is dead:  The SNP simply lacks the electoral and moral weight to demand a referendum
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The dream of Scottish independence is dead
How Labour’s brutal rebuild of Glasgow’s red wall left the SNP in tears: Glasgow’s red wall has been rebuilt after a dramatic election night in Scotland’s ...
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How Labour’s brutal rebuild of Glasgow’s red wall left the SNP in tears
'Soul searching' for SNP after 'very poor' election: Scottish Labour has taken every SNP seat in Glasgow and Edinburgh as First Minister John ...
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'Soul searching' for SNP after 'very poor' election
Chris Mason: We stand on the threshold of a landmark election: The Tories are braced for defeat, as Labour prepares for victory but polling day could still bring ...
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Chris Mason: We stand on the threshold of a landmark election
MAC official reiterates warning on China travel: Bringing Taiwan to the World and the World to Taiwan
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MAC official reiterates warning on China travel
New Caledonia activist says he is 'political prisoner' in France: An indigenous Kanak pro-independence activist from the French Pacific territory of New ...
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New Caledonia activist says he is 'political prisoner' in France
These are the 2024 UK general election's main players: Millions of voters in Britain are going to the polls Thursday to choose a new House of Commons and a new ...
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These are the 2024 UK general election's main players
Hong Kong condemns Taiwan after second-highest travel warning issued for city: The Hong Kong government has condemned Taiwanese authorities for smearing the ...
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Hong Kong condemns Taiwan after second-highest travel warning issued for ...
Why true Scottish Conservatives should avoid Nigel Farage like the plague: Voting for Nigel Farage’s Reform party could hand key seats to the SNP and prevent ...
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Why true Scottish Conservatives should avoid Nigel Farage like the plague
What are the seven main parties offering Scotland in their manifestos this General Election?
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What are the seven main parties offering Scotland in their manifestos this ...
China could take control of Taiwan without launching an invasion — how: A CSIS report said that China could initiate a "gray zone" quarantine of Taiwan ...
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China could take control of Taiwan without launching an invasion — how
I want to return home and vote Labour but I can't. Here’s why...: Even after it became clear that Tony Blair and Gordon Brown had squandered Labour’s first-ever ...
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I want to return home and vote Labour but I can't. Here’s why...
China urges Taiwanese to visit ‘without worry,’ despite threats of death penalty for ‘diehard’ independence advocates
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China urges Taiwanese to visit ‘without worry,’ despite threats of death ...
SNP leader counting on frustration over Labour to boost support for independence: In an interview with i Scotland’s First Minister predicted that frustration ...
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SNP leader counting on frustration over Labour to boost support for ...
Scottish identity is in. Scotland’s nationalist party is (likely) out. Why the disparity?
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Scottish identity is in. Scotland’s nationalist party is (likely) out ...
CCP’s information war against Lai and the Taiwanese: Bringing Taiwan to the World and the World to Taiwan
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CCP’s information war against Lai and the Taiwanese
The next king of Scotland: Scottish Labour Leader Anas Sarwar is following in the footsteps of his legendary political father.
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The next king of Scotland
China urges Taiwanese to visit ‘without worry’ despite threats: China has urged Taiwanese to visit the mainland “without the slightest worry ...
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China urges Taiwanese to visit ‘without worry’ despite threats
SNP leader John Swinney fears postal vote problems could affect election results: The first minister says he is "very concerned" tight contests could hinge on ...
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SNP leader John Swinney fears postal vote problems could affect election ...
The SNP loses its grip on Scottish politics: With voters eager for change, polls suggest the party could lose a large number of its Westminster seats ...
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The SNP loses its grip on Scottish politics
What are the seven main parties offering Scotland in their manifestos this General Election?
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What are the seven main parties offering Scotland in their manifestos this ...
Poll: Scots unenthusiastic about further devolution: Scots are unenthusiastic about further devolution within the union, according to a new poll.
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Poll: Scots unenthusiastic about further devolution
#FirstpostAmerica : China has threatened to impose death penalty in extreme cases of "diehard" Taiwan independence separatism ... Show more
Wales Green Party, Plaid Cymru: Foreign and defence policies: With the manifestos for Plaid Cymru and the Wales Green Party now out, what's in their foreign ...
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Wales Green Party, Plaid Cymru: Foreign and defence policies
Ask SNP candidate Drew Hendry anything in exclusive question and answer session with The Independent
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Ask SNP candidate Drew Hendry anything in exclusive question and answer ...
#FirstpostAmerica LIVE: The Kremlin has threatened the United States with retaliation for a Ukrainian strike on Crimea that killed at least four people and wounded more ... Show more
Autocracy is 'evil', Taiwan president says after China threatens death for separatism
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Autocracy is 'evil', Taiwan president says after China threatens death for ...
New Caledonia independence activists sent to France for detention: Pro-independence leader Christian Tein among seven flown to the mainland after last month’s ...
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New Caledonia independence activists sent to France for detention
Keir Starmer has bluntly refused to participate in negotiations for another Scottish independence referendum During a visit to West Lothian ... Show more
Majority would trigger independence talks - SNP manifesto: The first minister said the election gives voters a chance to secure Scottish independence.
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Majority would trigger independence talks - SNP manifesto
China threatens death penalty for 'diehard' Taiwan separatists: BEIJING: China on Friday (Jun 21) threatened to impose the death penalty in extreme ...
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China threatens death penalty for 'diehard' Taiwan separatists
Keir Starmer: No Scottish independence referendum or going back on gender reforms bill if Labour wins election
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Keir Starmer: No Scottish independence referendum or going back on gender ...
First Minister John Swinney: Independence will make Scotland a ‘fairer, more equal country’
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First Minister John Swinney: Independence will make Scotland a ‘fairer ...
How China could take Taiwan without even needing to invade: China’s military could isolate Taiwan, cripple its economy, and make the democratic island succumb to ...
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How China could take Taiwan without even needing to invade
In Scotland, support grows for Labour as SNP’s dominance looks set to fade: Although independence remains a popular idea, Labour is viewed by many as the ...
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In Scotland, support grows for Labour as SNP’s dominance looks set to fade
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Scottish independence supporters have travelled to Stirling for the All Under One Banner indy march on Saturday 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 📸 Colin Mearns
Here are today’s headlines – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world: - Leila de Lima cleared of all drug charges - New opposition? Romualdez ... Show more

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