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Scots face more cold calls than consumers in rest of UK

People in Scotland receive more nuisance calls than anyone else in the UK, with three in ten saying they had received 11 or more in the last month.

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage reacts as he meets EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Nigel Farage’s vaudeville act sets wrong tone

Ukip leader’s portrayal of Britain as a nation of ‘Little Englanders’ does a disservice to many but may ease Scotland’s EU path

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has lost the confidence of his MPs, according to reports.

Kezia Dugdale calls on Corbyn to resign after no confidence vote

Scottish Labour chief Kezia Dugdale has joined the mounting calls for Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as leader of the UK party.

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Stephen Crabb is to launch a bid for the Conservative Party leadership. Picture: PA

Stephen Crabb announces bid to become Tory leader

Stephen Crabb is to launch a bid for the Conservative leadership - on a joint ticket with Sajid Javid as his number two.

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage attends a plenary session at the EU headquarters in Brussels post-Brexit. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Nigel Farage clashes with Juncker at European Parliament

Nigel Farage and Jean Claude Juncker have clashed - and embraced - at an emergency session of the European Parliament to discuss the fallout of the Brexit vote.

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Pat Glass. Picture: PA

Death threats kept Labour MP away from EU referendum count

A pro-Europe Labour MP stayed away from her referendum count after death threats were made against her.

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Sterling and the FTSE were moving higher this morning. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Market begins to bounce back after Brexit battering

Sterling and the London stock market found some respite today after taking a battering in the wake of last week’s Brexit vote that saw the pound fall to a 31-year low.

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Online grocer Ocado warned Brexit could send supermarket prices surging. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Brexit could push up grocery prices, warns Ocado

Online grocer Ocado has warned that Brexit could send supermarket prices surging as the plunging pound pushes up costs for retailers.

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EasyJet has suffered 'extremely challenging' trading conditions. Picture: Ian Georgeson

EasyJet flags £28m profit hit amid EU vote uncertainty

The fallout from Brexit gathered pace yesterday with shares in a leading budget airline and high-end estate agent both hammered after profits warnings partly attributed to the UK vote to leave the European Union.

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Foxtons joined EasyJet in delivering a post-Brexit profit alert. Picture: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: Brexit unleashes profit warnings

Profits warnings attributed or partly attributed to Brexit are going to become rife quickly. The latest yesterday were from budget airline EasyJet and upmarket London-focused estate agent, Foxtons.

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Former Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, Chris Bryant. Picture: PA

Labour MP Chris Bryant suspects Corbyn voted for Brexit

A senior Labour MP says he suspects Jeremy Corbyn voted for Brexit, after the party leader declined to tell him which way he cast his ballot.

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Picture: AP

Sadiq Khan makes call for vigilance over Brexit hate crimes

Police are on heightened alert for hate crime after a series of incidents sparked fears of a wave of racial abuse in the wake of the EU referendum.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in North London amid a raft of resignations from his shadow cabinet. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn told he has “no authority” as Labour MPs resign

Jeremy Corbyn hit back at his Labour critics, warning them against “factional manoeuvring” after two-thirds of his shadow cabinet quit in an open revolt against his leadership.

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David Cameron emerges from Downing Street after a cabinet meeting. Picture: Getty Images

Britain ‘ready to confront’ economic storm post-Brexit vote

David Cameron has insisted the UK can withstand the shock to its economic and political system after the turmoil of the Brexit vote continued to engulf the country.

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The channel tunnel may see a rush of migrants, a transport boss has warned. (Picture: Denis Charlet/AFP)

Brexit could spark rush on Channel Tunnel, says Eurotunnel boss

Britain’s decision to quit the EU could lead to a summer surge in illegal migrants trying to enter the country from France, the head of Eurotunnel has warned.

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Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford. Picture: PA

Max Clifford set for trial over historic indecent assault allegations

Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford is to go on trial later over allegations he indecently assaulted a teenage girl in the 1980s.

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Alex Salmond has said that Westminster can override a Scots veto. Picture: PA

Holyrood can’t block Brexit, admits Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond has admitted that the Scottish Parliament cannot block Brexit despite weekend suggestions by Nicola Sturgeon that this could be a possibility.

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Leave campaign figureheads Michael Gove and Boris Johnson. A petition calling for a re-run of the referendum has been signed over three million times. Picture: Getty

80,000 ‘fake names’ sign petition for second EU referendum

Nearly 80,000 names have been struck off a petition calling for a second EU referendum after they were found to be fraudulent.

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George Osborne insisted Britain was 'open for business'. Picture: Johnston Press

Chancellor warns of post-Brexit economic ‘adjustment’

An emergency budget to deal with the fallout from the referendum vote to leave the EU looks unlikely to take place until the autumn, as Chancellor George Osborne said it was better to delay action to shore up the public finances until a new prime minister is in place.

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