Scottish foreign policy will see world through a more ‘ethical lens’

An independent Scotland can “mimic the soft power credentials” of other small nations to create a more “ethical” policy. Writing in today’s Herald, Matthew Vickery, a journalist based in the West Bank Palestinian territory says if Scots continue with the UK, then we miss the chance of “building a more just form of [global] interaction”.

Soaring foodbank use “the tip of the iceberg in terms of UK food poverty”

The Trussell Trust has given out over 900,000 emergency food parcels in the last year in the UK – and when independent food banks are added in, the total is well over 1 million. As the Mirror explains, 330,000 of Trussell Trust parcels went to children – despite the fact we have more millionaires than ever before.