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heraldscotland
Pipsqueak, rat, guttersnipe, liar - what can't you say in parliament?07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Syria … Gender pay gap … Digital tech workers
Pipsqueak, rat, guttersnipe, liar - what can't you say in parliament?
heraldscotland / Posted 37 minutes ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Syria … Gender pay gap … Digital tech workers in Edinburgh highest paid after London … Number of nursery teachers drops … Farming Minister addresses NFU conference. Front pages The National highlights the discovery... Read more
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heraldscotland
Pipsqueak, guttersnipe, liar - what can't you say in parliament?07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Syria … Gender pay gap … Digital tech workers
Pipsqueak, guttersnipe, liar - what can't you say in parliament?
heraldscotland / Posted an hour ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Syria … Gender pay gap … Digital tech workers in Edinburgh highest paid after London … Number of nursery teachers drops … Farming Minister addresses NFU conference. Front pages The National highlights the discovery... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Time running out for snooker hall collapse victimsRESIDENTS left in the lurch after the demolition of a snooker hall are pleading
Time running out for snooker hall collapse victims
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 hours ago
RESIDENTS left in the lurch after the demolition of a snooker hall are pleading with council bosses for a resolution. Four-and-a-half-years after the Q Club in Govanhill was knocked down, more than 100 residents and shop owners are still waiting for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Meet the SWOTYs - a select club of wonderful, world-changing womenEVER SINCE British Red Cross volunteer Bessie Johnston accepted the very first
Meet the SWOTYs - a select club of wonderful, world-changing women
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 hours ago
EVER SINCE British Red Cross volunteer Bessie Johnston accepted the very first Scotswoman of the Year rosebowl in 1963, the Evening Times has been delighted to honour the women who change country for the better. Our winners have saved lives and... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon slams Tory treatment of English junior doctors Nicola Sturgeon at First Ministers Questions at the Scottish Parliament yester
Nicola Sturgeon slams Tory treatment of English junior doctors
Scotsman / Posted 10 hours ago
Nicola Sturgeon at First Ministers Questions at the Scottish Parliament yesterday. Picture: PA Nicola Sturgeon has hit out at UK government proposals to “impose” a new contract on junior... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour urges David Cameron to get involved in Scotland's funding discussionsANDY Murray's daughter could be winning Wimbledon before Scotland's new funding
Labour urges David Cameron to get involved in Scotland's funding discussions
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
ANDY Murray's daughter could be winning Wimbledon before Scotland's new funding settlement is agreed, Labour has said, amid calls for David Cameron to get involved. Shadow Scottish secretary Ian Murray bemoaned the length of time it has taken for... Read more
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Daily Record
No Deal! Nicola Sturgeon rejects Tory Treasury offer on fiscal frameworkNicola Sturgeon and David Cameron need to put talks into action Treasury sourc
No Deal! Nicola Sturgeon rejects Tory Treasury offer on fiscal framework
Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
Nicola Sturgeon and David Cameron need to put talks into action Treasury sources said that the model is better than the Barnett Formula – which adjusts Scottish budgets in relation to Whitehall departmental spending – and would have left Scotland... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour MSP who shouted "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon withdraws remarkA LABOUR MSP who called out “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliamen
Labour MSP who shouted "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon withdraws remark
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 hours ago
A LABOUR MSP who called out “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliament has withdrawn his remark. During First Minister’s Questions a member from the Labour benches called out “liar” when Ms Sturgeon was answering a question from Labour... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour's Neil Findlay issues half-hearted retraction after calling Sturgeon a "liar" over taxThe SNP refused to back the raise, with the First Minister saying it would "shi
Labour's Neil Findlay issues half-hearted retraction after calling Sturgeon a "liar" over tax
heraldscotland / Posted 13 hours ago
The SNP refused to back the raise, with the First Minister saying it would "shift the burden of Tory austerity on to the shoulders of the low paid" and branding a lack of detail over Labour's plan "embarrassing". Labour hit back by pointing out that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
MSPs vote to keep income tax in Scotland in line with rest of UKIncome tax in Scotland will remain in line with the rest of the UK after MSPs a
MSPs vote to keep income tax in Scotland in line with rest of UK
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 hours ago
Income tax in Scotland will remain in line with the rest of the UK after MSPs at Holyrood voted to set the new Scottish rate for the levy for the first time. Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Scotland have been calling for the rate to be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Income tax in Scotland to remain in line with rest of UK after voteUnder changes brought in as part of the 2012 Scotland Act, ministers at Holyroo
Income tax in Scotland to remain in line with rest of UK after vote
heraldscotland / Posted 14 hours ago
Under changes brought in as part of the 2012 Scotland Act, ministers at Holyrood are required to set a Scottish rate of income tax, which will come into place on April 6. Income tax will be reduced by 10p in the pound for Scottish taxpayers but they... Read more
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Scotsman
FMQs: Neil Findlay identified as calling Sturgeon ‘liar’ Labour MSP Neil Findlay. Picture: Phil Wilkinson SCOTTISH Labour MSP Neil Fin
FMQs: Neil Findlay identified as calling Sturgeon ‘liar’
Scotsman / Posted 15 hours ago
Labour MSP Neil Findlay. Picture: Phil Wilkinson SCOTTISH Labour MSP Neil Findlay has been identified as having shouted ‘liar’ at Nicola Sturgeon during First Minister’s Questions. The First... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Labour MSP who shouted "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon is revealedA LABOUR MSP who called out “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliamen
Labour MSP who shouted "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon is revealed
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 hours ago
A LABOUR MSP who called out “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon in the Scottish Parliament has been identified. During First Minister’s Questions a member from the Labour benches called out “liar” when Ms Sturgeon was answering a question from Labour leader... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scottish universities played part in gravitational waves discoveryScientists from Scottish universities played a key role in the worldwide effort
Scottish universities played part in gravitational waves discovery
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 hours ago
Scientists from Scottish universities played a key role in the worldwide effort to prove that Albert Einstein's prediction of the existence of gravitational waves was correct. The academics hailed the development as a major leap forward for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gravity waves 'captured on earth 100 years after Einstein's prediction'Experts from their Institute for Gravitational Research led on the development,
Gravity waves 'captured on earth 100 years after Einstein's prediction'
heraldscotland / Posted 16 hours ago
Experts from their Institute for Gravitational Research led on the development, construction and installation of sensitive "mirror suspensions" at the heart of the Ligo detectors which were central to the first detection. That technology was... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish politicians on Twitter: sometimes safe, sometimes silly, rarely stridentAn activist who led them in a direction they might not have intended to go? A
Scottish politicians on Twitter: sometimes safe, sometimes silly, rarely strident
heraldscotland / Posted 17 hours ago
An activist who led them in a direction they might not have intended to go? A study into the conduct of Scottish politicians on Twitter commissioned by Herald Scotland reveals that our elected representatives are, in fact, starting to pick up their... Read more
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heraldscotland
MSP shouts "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon during First Minister's QuestionsA HUNT to find an MSP who shouted “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon is underway. Durin
MSP shouts "liar" at Nicola Sturgeon during First Minister's Questions
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
A HUNT to find an MSP who shouted “liar” at Nicola Sturgeon is underway. During First Minister’s Questions a member from the Labour benches called out “liar” when Ms Sturgeon was answering a question from Labour leader Kezia Dugdale on education... Read more
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heraldscotland
UK Government offers Scotland £4.5bn compensation deal 'to break fiscal framework deadlock'According to the Chief Secretary, the offer would, to a large degree, compensat
UK Government offers Scotland £4.5bn compensation deal 'to break fiscal framework deadlock'
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
According to the Chief Secretary, the offer would, to a large degree, compensate Scotland for the fact that its population is only forecast to grow at half the rate of the UK’s over the next few years. “It will address the issue of ‘population rate’... Read more
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Scotsman
FMQs: Sturgeon under fire over education cuts First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Ian Rutherford Nicola Sturgeon today
FMQs: Sturgeon under fire over education cuts
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Ian Rutherford Nicola Sturgeon today came under fire over cuts to local education services being imposed by SNP councils around Scotland. MSPs heard that one... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delaysMs Davidson said: "We have a botched IT system costing nearly half as much as t
Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays
heraldscotland / Posted 19 hours ago
Ms Davidson said: "We have a botched IT system costing nearly half as much as this Parliament building, which still doesn't work, we have farmers fobbed off with promises that they would receive their payments by the end of January, and only a third... Read more
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heraldscotland
Deadline to secure a deal on Holyrood's new tax powers pushed backHe made clear both governments would have to give a "full explanation of their
Deadline to secure a deal on Holyrood's new tax powers pushed back
heraldscotland / Posted 20 hours ago
He made clear both governments would have to give a "full explanation of their position on a fiscal framework" at his committee's meeting on February 23, "whatever the circumstances". The House of Lords pushed back its consideration of the Scotland... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sturgeon reveals plans to boost NHS staffingNICOLA Sturgeon has admitted Scotland faces a challenge in ensuring there are e
Sturgeon reveals plans to boost NHS staffing
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 hours ago
NICOLA Sturgeon has admitted Scotland faces a challenge in ensuring there are enough GPs in communities. Ms Sturgeon said many GPs were due to retire soon and action was being taken to ensure they are replaced. Speaking at Queen Margaret University... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against BrexitHe told Mr Robertson: "I'll make my position known when the negotiations have b
SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against Brexit
heraldscotland / Posted 23 hours ago
He told Mr Robertson: "I'll make my position known when the negotiations have been concluded. "But I make this offer to you - if the reform package goes ahead and if I am campaigning to keep Scotland in the European Union, I'd be delighted to join... Read more
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Daily Record
Fears that £12m steel contract for bypass in Aberdeen could be awarded to TURKEYThe contract for 10,000 tons of rebar – short for reinforcing bar, used in conc
Fears that £12m steel contract for bypass in Aberdeen could be awarded to TURKEY
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
The contract for 10,000 tons of rebar – short for reinforcing bar, used in concrete construction – is being negotiated by procurement company Carillion. A source close to the tendering process told the Record: “The Carillion team are in discussions... Read more
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Daily Record
Bleak circumstances of Paul Donnachie's death show brutal bureaucracy is failingThe details of the tragedy are scarcely believable. The Department for Work and
Bleak circumstances of Paul Donnachie's death show brutal bureaucracy is failing
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
The details of the tragedy are scarcely believable. The Department for Work and Pensions mistakenly stripped him of the meagre welfare payments he relied on to get by. Paul was hounded over his housing benefit Then heartless officials relentlessly... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sturgeon reveals plans to boos NHS staffingNICOLA Sturgeon has admitted Scotland faces a challenge in ensuring there are e
Sturgeon reveals plans to boos NHS staffing
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
NICOLA Sturgeon has admitted Scotland faces a challenge in ensuring there are enough GPs in communities. Ms Sturgeon said many GPs were due to retire soon and action was being taken to ensure they are replaced. Speaking at Queen Margaret University... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Kidney patient resigns from SNP in anger over transplant BillKidney dialysis patients who watched as MSPs rejected the Transplantation Bill
Kidney patient resigns from SNP in anger over transplant Bill
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
Kidney dialysis patients who watched as MSPs rejected the Transplantation Bill have criticised the Scottish Government for “playing politics” the issue. One angry SNP member has written to Nicola Sturgeon and resigned his party membership in... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Stars pay tribute to Sir Terry WoganTRULY talented. A broadcasting hero. Radio Genius. Tributes have poured in fro
Stars pay tribute to Sir Terry Wogan
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
TRULY talented. A broadcasting hero. Radio Genius. Tributes have poured in from the world of showbusiness and beyond for broadcasting great Sir Terry Wogan, who has died from cancer. Terry Wogan has died aged 77 after a battle with cancer Paying... Read more
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Scotsman
Tom Peterkin: Will Holyrood power talks have happy ending? David Cameron has called on the SNP to stop the "grievance agenda". Picture: G
Tom Peterkin: Will Holyrood power talks have happy ending?
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
David Cameron has called on the SNP to stop the "grievance agenda". Picture: Getty In gentler times PG Wodehouse once wrote that “It has never been hard to tell the difference between a... Read more
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Scotsman
David Cameron says Scotland ‘needs to move’ on powers deal David Cameron speaking during Prime Minister's questions. Picture: PA The Pri
David Cameron says Scotland ‘needs to move’ on powers deal
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
David Cameron speaking during Prime Minister's questions. Picture: PA The Prime Minister has written to Nicola Sturgeon to express his frustration at the Scottish Government’s unwillingness... Read more
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Daily Record
Principal of University criticised for spending £20,000 on hotel stays in a yearOnly Professor Sir Jim McDonald, the principal of Strathclyde University, spent
Principal of University criticised for spending £20,000 on hotel stays in a year
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Only Professor Sir Jim McDonald, the principal of Strathclyde University, spent more. He had a £41,891 bill, with 63 per cent of his trips in first or business class. Ms Gillies with Nicola Sturgeon The University and College Union, who represent... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nicola Sturgeon unveils £27m to help GP recruitment 'challenges'Scotland faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, the Fi
Nicola Sturgeon unveils £27m to help GP recruitment 'challenges'
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
Scotland faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, the First Minister has acknowledged, as she announced funding of £27 million to train more doctors, nurses and midwives. Nicola Sturgeon set out measures to boost access for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Revealed: The Scottish university principals pocketing pay hikes of up to 15 per centProfessor Petra Wend, the principal of Queen Margaret University, in Edinburgh,
Revealed: The Scottish university principals pocketing pay hikes of up to 15 per cent
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Professor Petra Wend, the principal of Queen Margaret University, in Edinburgh, was given the second largest increase with her salary package rising 13.4 per cent to £228,000. Professor Louise Richardson, the former principal of St Andrews... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon unveils £27million funding to help GP recruitment 'challenges'SCOTLAND faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, the Fi
Nicola Sturgeon unveils £27million funding to help GP recruitment 'challenges'
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
SCOTLAND faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, the First Minister has acknowledged, as she announced funding of £27million to train more doctors, nurses and midwives. Nicola Sturgeon set out measures to boost access for... Read more
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Scotsman
SNP pledge 500 more nurses and £27m health funding boost Nicola Sturgeon is set to make a major speech outlining the challenge facing t
SNP pledge 500 more nurses and £27m health funding boost
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Nicola Sturgeon is set to make a major speech outlining the challenge facing the healthcare sector. Picture: PA Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £27m funding boost for the NHS workforce in... Read more
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Scotsman
Poll: 54% of Scots would back independence following Brexit A referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union is expected to take
Poll: 54% of Scots would back independence following Brexit
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
A referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union is expected to take place in the summer Scotland would vote for independence if Britain left the EU against the wishes of a... Read more
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Scotsman
Pro-EU campaign boss backs June referendum David Cameron has hinted at holding an EU referendum on June 23. Picture: TSPL
Pro-EU campaign boss backs June referendum
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
David Cameron has hinted at holding an EU referendum on June 23. Picture: TSPL The leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an in/out referendum in June would be enough time for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Beyonce and the art of modern political protest07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … T
Beyonce and the art of modern political protest
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … Trump/Sanders … German train crash investigation begins … MPs concerned at carbon capture lag … French MPs to vote on emergency powers … Peter Pan house saved … Harris... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 10Overnight Media Digest - Donald Trump seized his first victory in 2016, winnin
February 10
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Overnight Media Digest - Donald Trump seized his first victory in 2016, winning the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary by a decisive margin, while the rest of the party's presidential field was left as murky as ever.... Read more
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Scotsman
Pro-EU campaign boss say June referendum okayThe leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an In-O
Pro-EU campaign boss say June referendum okay
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
The leadership of the pro-EU Scotland Stronger in Europe group has said an In-Out referendum in June would be enough time for it to mount a case to remain in Europe as it launched its campaign in Edinburgh today. David Cameron has hinted he wants to... Read more
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Scotsman
Andy Murray’s newborn daughter ‘doing well’ as Dunblane celebrates Kim Sears reportedly gave birth to a baby girl at the weekend. Picture: Getty
Andy Murray’s newborn daughter ‘doing well’ as Dunblane celebrates
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Kim Sears reportedly gave birth to a baby girl at the weekend. Picture: Getty Images ANDY Murray’s newborn daughter was said to be “doing well” last night after he and wife Kim Sears... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon ready to take ‘tough decision’ on healthcare Nicola Sturgeon is set to make a major speech outlining the challenge facing t
Nicola Sturgeon ready to take ‘tough decision’ on healthcare
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon is set to make a major speech outlining the challenge facing the healthcare sector. Picture: PA NICOLA Sturgeon is set to pledge to take the “tough decisions” to ensure... Read more
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Scotsman
watch the new VisitScotland TV advertVideo: Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but
watch the new VisitScotland TV advert
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Video: Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can STUNT cyclist Danny MacAskill, Hollywood actor Alan Cumming, hip hop stars Young Fathers and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Do opinion polls influence the outcome of elections? Last year pollsters failed spectacularly to get anywhere close to predicting
Do opinion polls influence the outcome of elections?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Last year pollsters failed spectacularly to get anywhere close to predicting the General Election's final outcome Assembly elections are due to be held this year The general election 2015 wasn't... Read more
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heraldscotland
Swinney: claims Scottish Government will drain £2.2bn from public services are ‘work of fiction’She said: “Scottish Labour has made a very clear commitment to protect educatio
Swinney: claims Scottish Government will drain £2.2bn from public services are ‘work of fiction’
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
She said: “Scottish Labour has made a very clear commitment to protect education spending in real terms over the next five years. "Faced with a choice between using the powers we have today to invest in our nation's future prosperity and cutting... Read more
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heraldscotland
Who is the 74-old comeback kid leaving Hillary for dust?07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … T
Who is the 74-old comeback kid leaving Hillary for dust?
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … Trump/Sanders … German train crash investigation begins … MPs concerned at carbon capture lag … French MPs to vote on emergency powers … Peter Pan house saved … Harris... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nicola Sturgeon: I'm ready to take tough decisions on health servicesNicola Sturgeon is set to pledge to take the "tough decisions" to ensure health
Nicola Sturgeon: I'm ready to take tough decisions on health services
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon is set to pledge to take the "tough decisions" to ensure health and care services in Scotland are fit for the future. The First Minister is to make a major speech setting out the challenges the sector is facing at what she describes... Read more
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heraldscotland
Meet the 74-old comeback kid leaving Hillary for dust07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … T
Meet the 74-old comeback kid leaving Hillary for dust
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland Child abuse survivors demand wider inquiry … Trump/Sanders … German train crash investigation begins … MPs concerned at carbon capture lag … French MPs to vote on emergency powers … Peter Pan house saved … Harris... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon: Why the #ScotSpirit ensures a warm welcome in ScotlandTHE spirit of Scotland is an indefinable quality that permeates all of the wond
Nicola Sturgeon: Why the #ScotSpirit ensures a warm welcome in Scotland
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
THE spirit of Scotland is an indefinable quality that permeates all of the wonderful things that happen in our country. That spirit has a global reputation. Each year, many thousands of visitors travel to our country to sample what it offers. They... Read more
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The New Statesman
How a small tax rise exposed the SNP's anti-austerity talk for just that"We will demand an alternative to slash and burn austerity." With those few wo
How a small tax rise exposed the SNP's anti-austerity talk for just that
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
"We will demand an alternative to slash and burn austerity." With those few words, Nicola Sturgeon sought to reassure the people of England, Wales and Northern Ireland last year that the SNP were a party opposed to public spending cuts. We all... Read more
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