News in 5 Minutes: Theresa May’s world trade boast, the SNP’s new Brexit team, and the hip-hop msp


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TODAY’S INSTALMENT (7 September) of the the CommonSpace daily news roundup includes Theresa May’s world trade boast, the SNP’s new Brexit team, and the MSP with the new rap album.

News: Theresa May Promises UK will become world trade leader after Brexit

Prime Minister clashes with Brexit minister over European free market

UK Prime Minster Theresa May has said the UK will lead the world in free trade. The comments come in the middle of row over the UK’s access to the EU free market, after Brexit minister David Davis rejected the idea of Britain remaining within the trading zone, leading May to rebuff him and displaying a lack of unity in the government.

Politics: SNP establishes Brexit committee at Westminster

SNP Westminster group prepare for battle over Brexit

The SNP has established a new committee of its Westminster MPs taked with fighting the party’s corner in forthcoming wrangling over Brexit negotiations. The team including Alex Salmond, Stephen Gethins, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh and Hannah Bardell will be headed up by Westminster SNP leader Angus Robertson.

Sport: Murray vs Nishikori

Andy Murray will face sixth seed Kei Nishikori in the US Open tonight (7 September). He will aim to extend his record of seven victories out of eight recent games against Nishikori.

Culture: First advert for hotly anticipated Oasis film released

Music fans get their first glimpse of documentary film, released 2 October.

Weather: Sunnier tonight but rain tomorrow

Ah c’mon now

So much for this indian summer we were told about. Much of Scotland can expect some sunshine later on today, but rain will sweep the country from west to east tomorrow.

And another thing: Kevin Stewart MSP’s new rap album



SNP MSP Kevin Stewart has launched a new rap album. It’s gritty lyrics focus on his work as a local MSP tending to his constituents public service concerns, and his punctuality in attending votes in the Scottish Parliament.

Pictures courtesy of ConservativesEwan McIntoshCheshire East Councilnebojsa mladjenovic

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