Humza Yousaf can vividly recall his reaction when Nicola Sturgeon told him he would be Scotland’s next transport minister. “You probably couldn’t print it,” says Yousaf, thinking back to the torrid headlines his predecessors have faced over the years. “After I uttered a few profanities, she said: ‘Funny, that’s exactly what Derek Mackay said’. “Being transport minister does not make you the most popular person in the world, and you just have to look at my Twitter feed on most occasions to see that.
The Isle of Ulva, off Scotland's west coast is up for sale after decades of ownership by an aristocratic family. (AFP Photo/ANDY BUCHANAN)ULVA (United Kingdom) (AFP) - When tycoons in helicopters began landing on Scotland's Isle of Ulva, its five tenants feared their way of life might be coming to an end. The remote island of pristine beaches, lush hills and craggy coastlines was put on the market this year after decades of ownership by an aristocratic family.
The Isle of Ulva, off Scotland's west coast is up for sale after decades of ownership by an aristocratic familyWhen tycoons in helicopters began landing on Scotland's Isle of Ulva, its five tenants feared their way of life might be coming to an end. The remote island of pristine beaches, lush hills and craggy coastlines was put on the market this year after decades of ownership by an aristocratic family.
@holyroodmandy I'll stick up for @holyroodmandy. Scotland will indeed be the first to introduce MUP. The "U" for "unit" is the innovative bit. Others do MP, but not MUP. Spent all morning getting my head round it.
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