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SNP crisis as Scots tell Sturgeon to resign if she breached ministerial code in new poll

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SCOTS have said Nicola Sturgeon should resign if she breached the ministerial code by misleading the Scottish Parliament about her relationship with Alex Salmond.

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Democrats control Senate after three new senators are sworn in

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WASHINGTON — Democrats formally captured Senate control on Wednesday after three new senators were sworn in, giving the party the White House and Congress for the first time in more than a decade.

Georgia runoff winners Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff officially became senators, replacing the two Republicans they defeated. And California’s Alex Padilla was sworn in after being appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill the vacated seat of Vice President Kamala Harris, who swore in the three.

All three represent historic firsts. Warnock is the first Black Democratic senator to represent a Southern state. Ossoff, 33, is the first millennial ever elected to the chamber. And Padilla is the first Latino senator from the diverse Golden State.

Their addition brought the Senate to a 50-50 split between the two parties, allowing Harris to recognize New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer as the “majority leader” for the first time.

The move ends Sen. Mitch McConnell’s reign as majority leader after six years. The Kentucky Republican, who won re-election to a seventh term in November, becomes minority leader.

Harris then swore in Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., as Senate president pro tempore, a job held by the longest-serving member of the chamber’s controlling party and which is third in line to the presidency.

It was also a historic for Schumer, becoming the first Jewish Senate majority leader.

“That I should be the leader of the new Senate majority is an awesome responsibility,” he said. “Today, I feel the full weight of that responsibility. A sense of reverence, of awe, of the trust placed in me.”



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EU warned it could be CUT OFF from UK waters by 2026 due to 'challenging' fishing demands

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EU FISHING fleets may no longer be welcome in UK waters after 2026, fisheries minister Victoria Prentis has warned as she called for change over the bloc’s “challenging” fishing demands, Express.co.uk can reveal.

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