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Scotsman
Tom Harris: Holyrood or EU judges in Luxembourg? You choosein Luxembourg? You choose Boris Johnson promotes arguments for leaving, which c
Tom Harris: Holyrood or EU judges in Luxembourg? You choose
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
in Luxembourg? You choose Boris Johnson promotes arguments for leaving, which could include powers to charge EU students at Scots universities and to set fisheries policy. Picture: PA IN THE second of our series of key voices in the debate over... Read more
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Scotsman
BGF invests £135m in Scots firms in five years Arran Aromatics is among the firms to have secured backing from the BGF. Pictu
BGF invests £135m in Scots firms in five years
Scotsman / Posted 4 hours ago
Arran Aromatics is among the firms to have secured backing from the BGF. Picture: Sandy Young More than £135 million has been invested in Scottish businesses by the Business Growth Fund (BGF) since it... Read more
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iafrica.com
Scotland break SA heartstoo much as Jamie Farndale was able to slice through and grab the try. Scott Wi
Scotland break SA hearts
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
too much as Jamie Farndale was able to slice through and grab the try. Scott Wight missed the conversion though as the Scots trailed by two points after four minutes of action. The Scots were enjoying a good spell of possession and Farndale... Read more
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Vavel
London Sevens: Fiji crowned back-to-back Sevens Series champions following Pool B qualificationFleming to thank for their win, after both scored twice in the 31-14 win over P
London Sevens: Fiji crowned back-to-back Sevens Series champions following Pool B qualification
Vavel / Posted 2 days ago
Fleming to thank for their win, after both scored twice in the 31-14 win over Portgual. Damien Hoyland also scored for the Scots, while there was a special moment for Portugal’s Pedro Leal, who scored his 100th World Series try in the... Read more
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Vavel
London Sevens: Magical Norton helps hosts open up with victory over Fijiearly on. Aicardi then doubled his try scoring tally early in the second-half,
London Sevens: Magical Norton helps hosts open up with victory over Fiji
Vavel / Posted 2 days ago
early on. Aicardi then doubled his try scoring tally early in the second-half, before Jamie Farndale crossed for the Scots to slice the French lead in half, before captain James Johnstone spotted a gaping hole in the French defence to level... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots teachers’ union urges end to ‘assessment madness’ New Education Secretary John Swinney is facing the threat of industrial action
Scots teachers’ union urges end to ‘assessment madness’
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
New Education Secretary John Swinney is facing the threat of industrial action from concerned teachers. Picture: TSPL A teachers’ union has called on the Scottish Government to “stop the... Read more
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Daily Record
Find out who is in Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet in our dedicated live blogDelivery and outcomes across portfolios, Resilience, School standards, Educatio
Find out who is in Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet in our dedicated live blog
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Delivery and outcomes across portfolios, Resilience, School standards, Educational attainment and closing the attainment gap, National Improvement Framework, Quality and improvement, Teaching profession, School infrastructure and staffing,... Read more
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Daily Mail
How did Andrew's pal Goga get to be one of the world's richest women?Lapo Elkann, is another. So is Flavio Briatore, the former F1 racing tycoon. M
How did Andrew's pal Goga get to be one of the world's richest women?
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Lapo Elkann, is another. So is Flavio Briatore, the former F1 racing tycoon. More recently she has been linked with Scots-born Hollywood hunk Gerard Butler, and another new friend is the French intellectual and author Bernard-Henri... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots facing £20,000 retirement shortfall as fewer than one in 10 save enoughcommissioned the research, insisted there are optimistic signs. He pointed to
Scots facing £20,000 retirement shortfall as fewer than one in 10 save enough
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
commissioned the research, insisted there are optimistic signs. He pointed to both a slight increase in the number of Scots saving adequately for retirement and the shift towards more realistic expectations compared to 2015, when the average... Read more
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Scotsman
Scott Macnab: Time to open up debate at Holyroodthemselves have faced criticism for “propping up” the last SNP minority governm
Scott Macnab: Time to open up debate at Holyrood
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
themselves have faced criticism for “propping up” the last SNP minority government – and Ruth Davidson won her mandate from Scots this time around with a pledge to provide “strong opposition” to the SNP. She cannot be seen to be getting too cosy to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
St Kent's team to beat in Aucklandpre-season form. They thrashed both Moascar Cup holders St Andrew's of Christch
St Kent's team to beat in Auckland
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
pre-season form. They thrashed both Moascar Cup holders St Andrew's of Christchurch and 2015 national Top 4 finalists Scots of Wellington in the annual Presbyterian quadrangular tournament. St Kentigern travel to Aorere this afternoon. Aorere... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Who should I vote for?commits to holding a second independence referendum if there is ‘clear and sust
Holyrood 2016: Who should I vote for?
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
commits to holding a second independence referendum if there is ‘clear and sustained evidence’ that the majority of Scots favour it, or ‘significant and material’ change in circumstances occurs such as Scotland exiting the EU against its... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots teachers in Curriculum for Excellence boycott Members of the NASUWT are being encouraged not to take on work relating to the
Scots teachers in Curriculum for Excellence boycott
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
Members of the NASUWT are being encouraged not to take on work relating to the Curriculum for Excellence which doesn't meet the recommendations of a specialist reform group. Picture:... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon faces claims SNP tax regime ‘harms firms’the First Minister remains well ahead in the polls. The latest Survation survey
Nicola Sturgeon faces claims SNP tax regime ‘harms firms’
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
the First Minister remains well ahead in the polls. The latest Survation survey yesterday indicated that 49 per cent of Scots will vote SNP in the constituency vote, while 43 per cent will vote for the party in the list, translating to 69 seats... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon tax policy ‘runs firms into bankruptcy’the First Minister remains well ahead in the polls. The latest Survation survey
Nicola Sturgeon tax policy ‘runs firms into bankruptcy’
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
the First Minister remains well ahead in the polls. The latest Survation survey yesterday indicated that 49 per cent of Scots will vote SNP in the constituency vote, while 43 per cent will vote for the party in the list, translating to 69 seats... Read more
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The New Statesman
Female genital mutilation is not just a women’s issue, it’s a human issuein 2014/15, down from 8.8 per cent the previous year. Rather than being benefi
Female genital mutilation is not just a women’s issue, it’s a human issue
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
in 2014/15, down from 8.8 per cent the previous year. Rather than being beneficiaries of free university tuition, poor Scots have actually been victims of it. Protecting Scottish students from university tuition fees has resulted in a £20... Read more
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The New Statesman
It's time the SNP's terrible record in government was exposedin 2014/15, down from 8.8 per cent the previous year. Rather than being benefi
It's time the SNP's terrible record in government was exposed
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
in 2014/15, down from 8.8 per cent the previous year. Rather than being beneficiaries of free university tuition, poor Scots have actually been victims of it. Protecting Scottish students from university tuition fees has resulted in a £20... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sunday Herald Holyrood Hustings This week the parties debate Jobs and the economycould generate billions more for GDP and mean hundreds of millions more in tax
Sunday Herald Holyrood Hustings This week the parties debate Jobs and the economy
heraldscotland / Posted 23 days ago
could generate billions more for GDP and mean hundreds of millions more in tax revenue. Investing in education to cut the gap between the richest and the rest in our classrooms isn’t just about making Scotland a fairer country, it’s about giving... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Smego, Atterholt set team marks in 'Berg sweepdouble in the opener was one of four, and McKee added a three-run homer as Heid
Smego, Atterholt set team marks in 'Berg sweep
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
double in the opener was one of four, and McKee added a three-run homer as Heidelberg pulled away from the Fighting Scots. Kayla Zachrich (RBI) doubled twice and Bailey Smith also doubled, with Smego (RBI) adding a single. All three also... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kezia Dugdale: Nicola Sturgeon has not done enough to help women in the workplacein and of itself does not deliver for working class women who feel the pain of
Kezia Dugdale: Nicola Sturgeon has not done enough to help women in the workplace
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
in and of itself does not deliver for working class women who feel the pain of the cuts, who see the reality of the pay gap in their pay cheque every week. "I want to use the voice I have and the power I have to actually deliver for women,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Clyde ship yards 'face betrayal' as UK ministers fail to rule out job lossesto rust if just one Clyde-based worker is put out of work. The row, which saw
Clyde ship yards 'face betrayal' as UK ministers fail to rule out job losses
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
to rust if just one Clyde-based worker is put out of work. The row, which saw the First Minister visit yards in Govan and Scotstoun to hear the concerns of workers, came as the UK Government was accused of betraying pre-referendum commitments when... Read more
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Daily Record
Shock poll shows Scottish Labour could finish behind Tories at Holyrood electionto make up any ground on the SNP or shake off Ruth Davidson’s challenge for sec
Shock poll shows Scottish Labour could finish behind Tories at Holyrood election
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
to make up any ground on the SNP or shake off Ruth Davidson’s challenge for second. And with less than a fortnight until Scots go to the polls, there is little sign Labour can turn it around. Davidson has made a direct pitch to Labour supporters... Read more
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express
Tory claims Sturgeon wants to 'have her cake and eat it' over referendumHolyrood should have the right to hold a future vote if there is "clear and sus
Tory claims Sturgeon wants to 'have her cake and eat it' over referendum
express / Posted 1 months ago
Holyrood should have the right to hold a future vote if there is "clear and sustained" evidence a split is favoured by most Scots. Ms Sturgeon said she would "very much" like to hold it within the next five years "when we succeed" in winning... Read more
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Scotsman
New Scots air route to Jamaica announced Thomson Frist Choice announced new flighst to the Carribean from Glasgow. Pict
New Scots air route to Jamaica announced
Scotsman / Posted 1 months ago
Thomson Frist Choice announced new flighst to the Carribean from Glasgow. Picture: Lisa Ferguson Glasgow has won Scotland’s first air route to Jamaica while Highlanders will see flights to the Mediterranean... Read more
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