The result of the Commons vote on the anti-Sunday trading amendment...
Ayes (against extended Sunday trading) : 317
Noes (in favour of extended Sunday trading) : 286
Although the SNP have effectively forced several U-turns on flagship Tory policies since last year's general election, this is the first time the SNP and Labour have successfully combined to inflict a major defeat on the government on the floor of the House of Commons. It's bound to cause a bit of a re-evaluation of the idea that the Tories' narrow majority win in the general election headed off the unspeakable horrors of the SNP having some influence over English affairs in this glorious "United" Kingdom of ours.
Explanatory note : As a fond tribute to the mainstream media's restrained take on the GERS report, Scot Goes Pop headlines will contain 50% added hysteria for an indefinite period.