Sunday, May 16, 2021
Voting - Research News Scotland

Will the economic inequalities, as a result of Covid-19 discourage people from voting?

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A STUDY suggests the effect of the pandemic in exacerbating economic inequalities could affect voter turn-out at the election.University of Aberdeen’s Centre for European Labour Market Research has assessed data to examine the relationship...
Martin Compston | Scottish News

Line of Duty star Martin Compston urges Tories to stop sending him flyers

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LINE of Duty star Martin Compston has urged the Scottish Conservatives to stop sending flyers to his Scots address.The Greenock-born actor took to Twitter this morning asking them to do him, the postman and...
Pro-life Projections | Scottish News

Scottish political party admit to “sinister” projections on abortion clinic

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A SCOTS pro-life political party has claimed to be behind a recent “sinister” projection outside a sexual health clinic. Richard Lucas, head of the Scottish Family Party, last night claimed responsibility for the projections which...
Salmond coughs his eyebrows up | Scottish News

Hilarious clip shows Alex Salmond “cough eyebrows up”

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HILARIOUS footage has emerged showing the moment Alex Salmond “coughed his eyebrows back up” on his head. Joe Dillon shared a snippet on Twitter on Friday showing Salmond coughing during the announcement that he would...
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New feminist movement launches in Scotland aiming to tackle sexist and misogynistic rules across...

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A NEW movement has been launched in Scotland which aims to challenge sexist and misogynistic rules across Scottish society. Change the Chat has been created by Ruth McElroy and Emma Walker who until recently worked...
A mother and a child - Scottish News

New report raises concerns as services supporting women and babies come under strain.

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WOMEN during and after pregnancy have faced a greater likelihood of suffering from poor mental health during the pandemic a new report has found.The report shows that access to crucial services for pregnant women,...
Holyrood Scottish parliament - Politics News Scotland

Scottish Government Launches £7 million Equality and Human Rights Fund

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THE Scottish Government has announced a new fund worth £7m to improve equality and human rights in Scotland.The funding will support advances in human rights, promote equality and tackle discrimination around age, sex, sexual...
RIshi Sunak's announcement on Twitter - Business News UK

“Not sure he’s the right man to speak to” Rishi Sunak backlash after getting”insulting”...

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RISHI Sunak faces backlash after asking multi millionaire superstar Gordon Ramsay for hospitality Covid advice.The Chancellor came under fire after he announced on Twitter that he had approached celebrity TV chef Gordon Ramsay for...
ohn Swinney with pupils from Gracemount High School - Education News Scotland

£100,000 to be awarded to school library services across Scotland

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A FUNDING package for Scottish libraries has been announced with more than £100,000 worth of support to help the delivery of library projects within schools across Scotland.The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC), the...
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Scottish food businesses forced by law to list allergens by this October

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THE Scottish Government is forcing food businesses to include information on allergens in pre-packed products. The new law will mainly affect the sale of sandwiches, deli counter goods such as cheese and meats, and boxed...
Claire Gillespie, chair SAG, Scotland 5G Centre - Business News Scotland

Scotland 5G Centre recruits “big hitters” to ensure Scotland meets its 5G ambitions

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A NEW Strategy Advisory Group has been created to help support the Scottish Government's for Scotland's 5G rollout.The Scotland 5G centre's newly created group will be chaired by Claire Gillespie, Digital Technologies Sector Skills...

£244 million paid to Scottish businesses through January 

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LOCAL councils funding doubled during extended lockdown among other financial help.Payments to support businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic increased following the tightening of essential public health measures at Christmas.New statistics show businesses have...
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Scottish Government responds to action calls from the UN on poverty

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THE SCOTTISH Government has welcomed a call from the United Nations to tackle food insecurity poverty and injustice in the UK.A report published by the government sets out the actions being taken in Scotland...
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£33 billion investment plan detailed released by The Scottish Government

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INVESTMENT in healthcare, education, transport and the environment over  the next five years has been set out by the Scottish Government.The Infrastructure Investment PLAN (IIP) will support 45,000 jobs and build a variety of...
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Scottish events businesses hit by pandemic to get extra £7m in financial aid

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SCOTTISH events businesses have been promised an extra £7m in funding to help cope with the pandemic.The sector has received support from the Events Industry Support Fund (EISF).Recipients will be automatically contacted from this...
Holyrood Scottish parliament - Politics News Scotland

New board to implement additional protections for domestic abuse victims

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JUSTICE Secretary Humza Yousaf has confirmed that there will be a Scottish Government-led board that will be set up to implement additional protections for domestic abuse victims.The new board will be set up to...
Lord Duncan of Springbank - Business News Scotland

Strategic Consultancy appoint Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords

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DEPUTY speaker of The House of Lords and former Minister, Lord Ian Duncan of Springbank has been appointed a consulting partner by a strategic consultancy firm.Charlotte Street Partners based in Edinburgh and London have...
Frachadil House

Holiday home that once belonged to the “best Prime Minister Britain never had” goes...

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AN idyllic country retreat that once belonged to  “the best Prime Minister Britain never had”  has gone on the  market for offers over £625,000.Conservative politician Richard Austen "Rab" Butler served as Deputy Prime Minister for...
Lorraine Kelly HIV Scotland campaign

Nearly half of Scots believe HIV transmitted through spit, biting and kissing according to...

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A NEW poll a part of a campaign backed by presenter Lorraine Kelly has found that nearly half of Scots believes HIV can be transmitted through biting, spitting.The poll conducted on behalf of the...
Trump Turnberry mocked by political activists

“Best thing I’ve seen all day” – Political campaigners project huge “LOSER” illumination on...

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POLITICAL campaigners have lit up one of Donald Trump's Scottish golf courses with the word "loser" in a bid to convince the president of his recent defeat.Led By Donkeys launched the gigantic projection onto...
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