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The big story: SNP’s ire at money for Ukraine weapons
Joe Biden has announced $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine.
Boris Johnson vowed Britain will spend 2.5pc of its GDP on defence by 2030.
Yet the same enthusiasm for expenditure to back Ukraine does not appear to extend north of the border.
Speaking from the Nato summit in Madrid, Boris Johnson warned of a "very different era" of insecurity in Europe, as he said the UK would boost its spending in the wake of the war in Ukraine in what officials believe will amount to an increase of £55 billion cumulatively.
Mr Johnson’s comments will put pressure on other Nato leaders who have not yet reached the previous 2pc target, as the Kremlin’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said a new "iron curtain" is descending between Russia and the West.
Yet Nicola Sturgeon’s ministers have said no more of their money should be given to Ukraine for weapons after being pressured by the Treasury to hand over £65 million.
Kate Forbes, the Scottish Finance Secretary, said she had agreed to provide the money "on this occasion" but lashed out at the Treasury, making clear "this must not be seen as any kind of precedent."