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Nicola Sturgeon lays out how Scotland will ultimately exit lockdown

Misguided to see lifting lockdown as a ‘flick-of-the-switch moment’, says Scottish first minister

Derek Mackay backed campaign to protect children from online abuse

Former minister accused Conservatives of ‘playing politics with the safety of vulnerable children’

Scotland's finance secretary quits over texts to teenage boy

MSP reportedly sent boy 270 messages in six months and told him he was 'really cute'

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Johnson ‘to request Brexit delay if he fails to get deal in October’

Revelation comes after PM told Tory conference the UK was ‘coming out of the EU on 31 October, come what may’