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Scotland's papers: Virus puts events at risk after 'shutdown' warning

Scotland's papers include warnings that schools could close for months in a bid to stop coronavirus.
Tags: News, Scotland


Scotland could become the first nation to ensure free universal access to pads and tampons

The Scottish parliament advanced legislation on Tuesday that would ensure free universal access to tampons, pads and other menstrual products.
Tags: Europe, News, Scotland


New US Trailer for 'Robert the Bruce' Film Starring Angus Macfadyen

"Scotland is clutched in the grip of a mighty hand… Now, we'll set her free!" Screen Media Films has just released another official US trailer for the Scottish historical action drama Robert the Bruce, made by Australian director Richard Gray (of Mine Games, Blinder, The Lookalike, Broken Ghost). Robert the Bruce is a hard-hitting historical epic covering the turbulent time after William Wallace's victories depicted in Braveheart. This originally premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival last...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Scotland, US, Lulu, Robert, Kevin McNally, Braveheart, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Richard Gray, To Watch, Edinburgh Film Festival, Angus Macfadyen


Scotland Poised To Become 1st Country To Make Period Products Free

In a few short years, Scotland has turned periods from a stigmatized subject to a selling point. The bill takes aim at "period poverty": when girls and women struggle to access menstrual products.(Image credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images)
Tags: News, Scotland, Andrew Milligan


5 Frequently Asked Golf Questions from Quora.com

Quora.com is a question and answer site that receives between 3,000 to 5,000 questions every day, so Golf for Beginners gathered a few of the frequently asked golf questions for our readers. Whether you are a beginner or have been playing golf your entire life, you will be interested in the responses.You may think these are all basic questions but how many of you actually know all the answers?5  Frequently Asked Golf Questions from Quora.com    (click the links to read answers in their entire...
Tags: Facebook, Scotland, Sport, Golf, Quora, Alexander, Stacy, Golf For Beginners, Barry Solomon, James II, Quora.com, Ask.com Golf Questions, Quora.com. Golf Questions For Beginners, Lewis Greer


Scotland could become the first nation to ensure free universal access to pads and tampons

The Scottish parliament advanced legislation on Tuesday that would ensure free universal access to tampons, pads and other menstrual products.
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Holyrood agrees deal to provide free bus travel to under-19s

Deal with Greens allows SNP to secure budget but critics say policy may not be introducedProposals for all under-19s in Scotland to eventually get free bus travel have been narrowly approved after ministers forged a deal with the Scottish Greens.Kate Forbes, the recently appointed Scottish finance secretary, said the deal promoted the SNP minority government’s goals of cutting carbon emissions and tackling poverty, and allowed her to secure her £40bn budget a week before the final vote. Continue...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, UK News, SNP, Transport, Holyrood, Transport policy, Greens, Bus fares, Kate Forbes


Scotland Set to Be First Country to Provide Free Pads and Tampons

Its Parliament approved a bill that would make Scotland the first country to end “period poverty.”
Tags: News, Scotland, Parliament, Menstruation, Law and Legislation, Women and Girls


Reintroducing the Eurasian Lynx to Scotland

The Eurasian lynx is so-called because it has been found in forests that stretch from Europe to central Asia, thus distinguishing it as the widest-ranging cat on our planet. Despite this, the species disappeared from Great Britain during the Middle Ages due to habitat loss and excessive hunting, according to the Journal of Quaternary Science. Now British scientists, spearheaded by the conservation group Lynx UK Trust, are pushing to have the Eurasian lynx reintroduced into the British Isles, esp...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Design, Scotland, Animals, Environment, Features, Canada, Britain, Wildlife, Conservation, United Kingdom, Nature / Environment, Great Britain, British Isles


Warning over possible cuts to police officer numbers

The number of officers could be cut to help balance the books, warns Scotland's top police officer.
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Coronavirus traps Scots in Tenerife hotel

Stephen Diamond and his wife Lynn are among a group of 10 from Scotland who should have come home on Monday.
Tags: News, Scotland, Tenerife, Lynn, Stephen Diamond


Scotland's papers: Virus impact on NHS supplies and free bus travel

Scotland's front pages include a report on the NHS carrying out checks on disruption to products manufactured in China.
Tags: News, Scotland, NHS


Scotland's papers: Fears over virus impact on NHS supplies

Scotland's front pages include a report on the NHS carrying out checks on disruption to products manufactured in China.
Tags: News, Scotland, NHS


The Lancet Public Health: Study estimates mental health impact of welfare reform, Universal Credit, in Great Britain

The 2013 Universal Credit welfare reform appears to have led to an increase in the prevalence of psychological distress among unemployed recipients, according to a nationally representative study following more than 52,000 working-age individuals from England, Wales, and Scotland over nine years between 2009-2018, published as part of an issue of The Lancet Public Health journal on income and health.
Tags: Science, Scotland, Great Britain, England Wales, The Lancet Public Health, Lancet Public Health


Just Call Him Harry: Prince Forgoes Royal Title at Latest Speaking Engagement in Scotland

(LONDON) — Just call him Harry. The British prince who is preparing to step back from royal duties would normally be referred to as sir or his royal highness. But as he was introduced to speak about sustainable tourism at an event in Scotland on Wednesday, the Duke of Sussex said the formality no longer was necessary. “He’s made it clear that we are all just to call him Harry,’’ conference host Ayesha Hazarika said. “So ladies and gentlemen, please give a big, warm Scottish welcome to Harry...
Tags: London, News, Scotland, Uncategorized, Harry, British Royals, Duke, Sussex, Meghan, Ayesha Hazarika, Onetime, Harry Meghan Markle, Duke of Sussex


Changes in management at Bauer Radio in Scotland

Bauer Media has announced a number of changes within the management structure of the Regional Content team for the Hits Radio Network and Greatest Hits Radio in Scotland. The changes are: Michael MacRae has been appointed Regional Content Director, South and East of Scotland with responsibilities for Greatest Hits Radio Scotland and Radio Borders, in addition to his role as Content Director for Forth 1. David Robertson will take up the newly created role of Regional Content Director for Wes...
Tags: Top, Scotland, People, Radio, Clyde, Bauer, David Robertson, Mfr, Bauer Media, Mike Richardson, Michael MacRae, John Slater, Bauer Radio, John Milne, Hits Radio Network, West Scotland


Prince Harry returns to U.K., heads to Scotland for meeting about travel sustainability

Prince Harry returned to the U.K. for a Wednesday appearance as the clock winds down on his time as a senior member of the royal family.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus: Scottish GPs still waiting for face masks

Scotland's GPs say many are still waiting for supplies of face masks three weeks after they were promised.
Tags: UK, News, Scotland


School curriculum terms of review published

The OECD has been tasked with reviewing the senior phase of education in Scotland's schools.
Tags: News, Scotland, OECD


Fall in bus travel as car ownership hits record

The number of journeys made by public transport in Scotland drops while the number of cars hits three million.
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Online child sexual abuse 'not given police priority'

Police Scotland's work is under-resourced and lacks an overall strategy, according to government inspectors.
Tags: UK, News, Scotland


Just call me Harry: prince drops titles at Edinburgh conference

Duke of Sussex asks to be introduced by first name only at travel industry eventThe Duke of Sussex asked to be introduced just as Harry as he described Scotland’s tourism industry as being at the “forefront” of making the sector more sustainable.The prince was speaking at the Travalyst event at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Wednesday. Continue reading...
Tags: Scotland, UK News, Monarchy, Prince Harry, Harry, Edinburgh, Duke, Sussex, Duke of Sussex, Edinburgh International Conference Centre


Scotland's papers: 'Killer virus' plans and Lord Steel quits Lib Dems

On the front pages are Scotland's plans for a coronavirus outbreak and the departure of the former Lib Dem leader.
Tags: News, Scotland, Lord Steel


Lawsuit Alleging That Nude Photo Shoot in Castle Ruined Photographer’s Life Dismissed

Howard Kennedy, a photographer from Scotland, shot some nude pics in Craigievar Castle, Aberdeenshire, a part of The National Trust and subsequently had his life ruined by the ensuing controversy, a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Photography, Scotland, Howard Kennedy, Photography News, Craigievar Castle Aberdeenshire


Chana Porter's Playlist for Her Novel "The Seep"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Chana Porter's debut novel The Seep is an auspicious work of speculative fiction, an impressive work of love and loss and optimism. Booklist wrote of the book: "Porter’s gripping, ...
Tags: Music, Scotland, Spain, David, David Bowie, Kate Bush, Bill, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, Anne Frank, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Porter, Minnie Riperton, Brooklyn New York, Booklist, Trina


What can be done about Scotland's drugs crisis?

Experts back five ways of trying to halt Scotland's rising toll of drug-related deaths.
Tags: News, Scotland


Scotland's drug death crisis in six charts

Almost 1,200 people died of drug-related deaths in Scotland last year, the highest ever total.
Tags: UK, News, Scotland


Coronavirus outbreak preparations stepped up in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon chairs a government resilience meeting as ministers say they are "expecting an outbreak".
Tags: News, Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon


Repurposing Drugs to Fight Cancer

While doctors are allowed to use drugs approved for one disease to treat another condition, many don’t because approval to do so doesn’t appear on the label. But that may be changing.
Tags: News, Australia, Scotland, Cancer, Food And Drug Administration, European Commission, Belgium, Immunotherapy, Clinical Trials, Preventive Medicine, Pfizer Inc, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, London (England, Inventions and Patents, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Brussels (Belgium


Why should the Scottish woodlands be protected?

Although Scotland is more heavily forested than England or Wales, much of its woodlands have been lost to logging, urban sprawl and climate change. Initiatives to reverse deforestation have been underway to contribute more trees, protect woodlands and ensure the ecology, sustainability and longevity of Scotland’s forest resources. Why has reforestation become important in recent years? Last summer, a YouGov poll found that the environment is now viewed as the third most critical public issue, g...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Design, Wales, Climate Change, Scotland, Environment, Trees, Earth, Bbc, Features, Atlantic, Britain, Conservation, United Kingdom