Wednesday, September 22, 2021
First ‘airbag’ launch on the Clyde - Business News Scotland

Shipbuilding firm launches new boat with an airbag in a Clyde first

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A GLASGOW based shipbuilding firm have announced the first of its kind launch on the Clyde for its new vessel it has created for the Scottish fish farming sector. Hull 805, which was officially named...

Youngsters feeling brunt of swine flu crisis

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By Paul ThorntonMORE than 60 per cent of swine flu cases in Scotland affect those aged just 24-years-old and under, it was revealed yesterday.Health Protection Scotland statistics show that 10 per cent of cases...

Smacking ban will label parents as “child abusers” claims academic

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SCOTLAND'S proposed ban on smacking children risks labelling parents child abusers on a par with street attackers.Dr Stuart Waiton, a senior lecturer at Abertay University, Dundee, warned that by making smacking a criminal offence...
People walking in Glasgow - Research News Scotland

New research shows Scots are worried about being rude during Covid-19

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RESEARCH has found that the majority of people living in Scotland have faced a socially awkward-situation while trying to follow Covid-19 rules.The research commissioned part of "Stop The Spread" campaign focussed on the most...

New plans for Coco Chanel’s Scottish love-nest

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A HIGHLAND hideaway, once the holiday love nest of fashion legend Coco Chanel, is getting a new lease of life after remaining dormant for more than 60 years.Rosehall Estate, near Lairg in Sutherland, was...

Scotland’s “least-loved” dog finds new home

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A DOG who had spent half of his life in kennels has finally found a loving home thanks to a nationwide appeal.Scooby, a two and a half year old Staffordshire bull terrier, had given...

Crash driver poses for hilarious wreckage pic with Irn Bru can that also survived...

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A DRIVER who crawled from a high-speed car crash returned to the wreck and posed for a hilarious picture with a can of Irn Bru that also survived the impact.Craig Dagostino's Peugeot went through...

Ex-Celtic player Di Canio compares William Wallace to Mussolini

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FORMER Celtic player Paolo Di Canio has caused outrage by comparing William Wallace to Italian dictator Mussolini.The Sunderland manager has claimed there are “many parallels between” Scotland’s best known freedom fighter and the fascist...
A woman sleeping - Health News Scotland

Over three quarters of Brits are losing sleep due to lockdown worries

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BRIT'S have been losing sleep over lockdown with new research indicating that 2020 may have been the worst year for sleep in Britain.According to new research, a staggering 85% of UK residents believe the...

Holyrood architects to design Siberian gambling Mecca

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By Rory ReynoldsTHE architects behind the Scottish Parliament building are set to design a multi-billion pound casino and five-star hotel – in Siberia.Scots firm RMJM were selected to handle the layout for one of...

Controversial ‘corroboration rule’ escapes Scots law review

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A CONTROVERSIAL cornerstone of Scots law, seen as an obstacle to improving rape convictions, has escaped scrutiny in a review of criminal justice north of the border. Campaigners say scrapping the requirement for two sources...

RBS to show private art collection to public

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By Cara SuliemanTHE ROYAL Bank of Scotland is planning to show off its private art collection after bowing to public pressure.The collection, thought to be worth millions of pounds, was formed when RBS merged...
A picture of coronavirus - Coronavirus News Scotland

Vaccine hesitancy higher in young people, women and some ethnic groups

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VACCINE hesitancy has been found to be more prominent in young people and some ethnic groups according to new research.The large UK wide study found that Young people, women and some ethnic groups, including...

Loch swimming explodes in popularity

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AFTER a third successful year playing host to Scotland’s largest open water swimming event, the Great Scottish Swim, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has revealed that participation in open water swimming in...

Scots experts warn against dangerous DIY Botox kits

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By Oliver FarrimondSCOTS cosmetic surgery experts have sounded the alarm over potentially deadly DIY Botox kits.The £115 home therapy kits have needles which contain the deadly poison botulinium, and have already been linked to...
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Scottish Climber becomes first Brit to complete renowned ‘Alpine Trilogy’

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A Scottish climber has become the first Briton to finish the ‘Alpine Trilogy’, a trio of the hardest rock climbs in Europe.Robbie Phillips, 29, achieved his childhood dream with his ascent of the final...

Tragedy of Good Samaritan who died on Christmas Day

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By Jenni FlettA GOOD Samaritan died on Christmas Day after slipping on ice while helping a neighbour.Donald Husband spent nine days in a coma before succumbing to his injuries.The 78-year-old had never regained consciousness...

“I’ve just had a dump!” How Scottish transatlantic rower greeted his American “rescuers”

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 HILARIOUS video shows the moment a Scottish rower greeted his would-be rescuers in the Atlantic Ocean with the words: "I've just had a dump."Duncan Hutchison is rowing solo 3,500 miles for charity from New...

Man thrown into car during street fight – as wailing toddler watches

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A SHOCKING video shows the moment a man is slammed into a moving car during a street brawl - watched by a wailing toddler. And at one point during the violent brawl, a woman carrying...

Paedophile teacher’s book set to be taken off shelves

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A CHILDREN’S book is set to be withdrawn from shelves after it emerged that the author is a convicted paedophile.Edinburgh Unlocked is a guide to the city for children and was researched with help...
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