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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 7 hours 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 13 hours 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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21h
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 21 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 3 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 4 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 8 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 9 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 12 days 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 12 days 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 13 days 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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Scotsman
No 2nd Scottish independencen referendum date in SNP manifestoSturgeon has conceded it would be “wrong” to set a date for a second referendum
No 2nd Scottish independencen referendum date in SNP manifesto
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be “wrong” to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland’s... Read more
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heraldscotland
Nicola Sturgeon: I'd 'very much' like independence referendum in next five yearsalso announced plans to channel hundreds of millions of pounds directly to head
Nicola Sturgeon: I'd 'very much' like independence referendum in next five years
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
also announced plans to channel hundreds of millions of pounds directly to headteachers in a bid to close the "attainment gap" between pupils from better and less well off backgrounds. New parents will receive a "baby box" of essential items, in... Read more
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heraldscotland
I'd "very much" like independence referendum in next five yearsalso announced plans to channel hundreds of millions of pounds directly to head
I'd "very much" like independence referendum in next five years
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
also announced plans to channel hundreds of millions of pounds directly to headteachers in a bid to close the "attainment gap" between pupils from better and less well off backgrounds. New parents will receive a "baby box" of essential items, in... Read more
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Scotsman
No 2nd Scottish independence date in SNP manifestoSturgeon has conceded it would be “wrong” to set a date for a second referendum
No 2nd Scottish independence date in SNP manifesto
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be “wrong” to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland’s... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Midge AM: Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn outbuyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activ
The Midge AM: Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn out
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
buyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activities help children close attainment gap, says study in England … Utah first state to declare pornography a ‘health hazard’. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Midge PM: Oh what a night as Clinton and Trump win big in New Yorkbuyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activ
The Midge PM: Oh what a night as Clinton and Trump win big in New York
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
buyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activities help children close attainment gap, says study in England … Utah first state to declare pornography a ‘health hazard’. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland... Read more
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heraldscotland
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP must earn right to propose second indyrefas well as vulnerable two-year-olds. An additional £750 million would be spent
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP must earn right to propose second indyref
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
as well as vulnerable two-year-olds. An additional £750 million would be spent over the next five years closing the gap between rich and poor pupils in Scotland, with most of that money going direct to head teachers, Ms Sturgeon said. The... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP launch manifesto as Nicola Sturgeon distances herself from second indyrefScotland of the case for independence." Ms Sturgeon has already announced the
SNP launch manifesto as Nicola Sturgeon distances herself from second indyref
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
Scotland of the case for independence." Ms Sturgeon has already announced the SNP will mount a fresh campaign to convince Scots this summer and she said: "If we don't succeed, we will have no right to propose another referendum." She added: "If... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Harrow Times
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Harrow Times / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Gazette News
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Bolton News
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Northern Echo
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeonas well as vulnerable two-year-olds. An additional £750 million would be spent
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
as well as vulnerable two-year-olds. An additional £750 million would be spent over the next five years closing the gap between rich and poor pupils in Scotland, with most of that money going direct to head teachers, Ms Sturgeon said. The... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Kingston Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Streatham Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Bury Times
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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Gazette
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola SturgeonSturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum
SNP must earn the right to propose second independence vote - Nicola Sturgeon
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Sturgeon has conceded it would be "wrong" to set a date for a second referendum on independence before a majority of Scots back the country leaving the UK. The First Minister and SNP leader said if there is to be another vote on Scotland's... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn outbuyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activ
Hit the road, Dave - UKIP activists want Coburn out
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
buyout process … Hiker from Shropshire found dead in Andes … After school activities help children close attainment gap, says study in England … Utah first state to declare pornography a ‘health hazard’. 07.00 BBC Good Morning Scotland... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: Best EU campaign is no campaign at allpolitician, writes Lesley Riddoch Is the heavily be-suited and Unionist-domina
Lesley Riddoch: Best EU campaign is no campaign at all
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
politician, writes Lesley Riddoch Is the heavily be-suited and Unionist-dominated campaign to stay in Europe turning off Scots – hitherto Britain’s most enthusiastic Europhiles? Certainly the issue is getting more complex and more discussed.... Read more
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Scotsman
Glasgow Warriors perfectly poised for final pushbut Murray says securing the top-four spot and a play-off remains the first pri
Glasgow Warriors perfectly poised for final push
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
but Murray says securing the top-four spot and a play-off remains the first priority before ensuring it is a home game at Scotstoun. “The target’s always to get in the top four, obviously. We can only do what we can in the next three games about... Read more
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Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: Tax policies turned upside downtypes of taxpayers – those already paying the most - are singled out for yet mo
Bill Jamieson: Tax policies turned upside down
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
types of taxpayers – those already paying the most - are singled out for yet more tax, and large numbers of working age Scots currently pay no tax? And would the tax proposals really deliver the extra revenue and the public benefits... Read more
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heraldscotland
Former SNP leader says Scotland could be booted out of UK if its voters block BrexitMr Wilson, an ex-MP who led the SNP for 11 years until Alex Salmond succeeded h
Former SNP leader says Scotland could be booted out of UK if its voters block Brexit
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Wilson, an ex-MP who led the SNP for 11 years until Alex Salmond succeeded him in 1990, said that Scots had so far viewed the issue through "tartan glasses", with the possibility of a second independence vote if Scotland is dragged out of the EU... Read more
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Scotsman
Scott Macnab: Patrick Harvie taps into unease over SNPmatter” as trained firearms officers were put out on normal beat patrol. This f
Scott Macnab: Patrick Harvie taps into unease over SNP
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
matter” as trained firearms officers were put out on normal beat patrol. This fell on deaf ears among the wider opinion of Scots who felt that a fundamental change in public life had been imposed on them without any kind of consultation. When... Read more
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Daily Record
This Report says no matter who wins the election Scots will be hit with cutsthe most from the new powers by hiking up income tax by 1p for basic and higher
This Report says no matter who wins the election Scots will be hit with cuts
Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
the most from the new powers by hiking up income tax by 1p for basic and higher rate taxpayers and hitting the richest Scots with a 50 per cent rate of tax for earnings over £150,000. But the IPPR calculations show this will only raise between... Read more
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Daily Record
Scots volunteers give shelter to desperate refugees failed by the systemto the large church hall and quietly pull out mattresses to bed down on the flo
Scots volunteers give shelter to desperate refugees failed by the system
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
to the large church hall and quietly pull out mattresses to bed down on the floor for the night. They leave a decent gap between their beds, an unspoken need for space and some vestige of privacy. The shelter is coming up to its third... Read more
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Scotsman
Outlander’s Sam Heughan on season two and the show’s futurethe stars of the first series, and there’s a lot of tartan on show, with the Hi
Outlander’s Sam Heughan on season two and the show’s future
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
the stars of the first series, and there’s a lot of tartan on show, with the Highlanders in kilts and speaking Gaelic and Scots. The new season sees a change of territory as Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) flee evil Redcoat Black... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Farage says Scots Pro EU myth will be tested in referendumwere kept away for the MEP. They help a Glasgow Welcomes Refugees banner and a
Farage says Scots Pro EU myth will be tested in referendum
EveningTimes Online / Posted 26 days ago
were kept away for the MEP. They help a Glasgow Welcomes Refugees banner and anti Ukip placards. Mr Farage said the idea Scots were all pro EU would be tested in the next two months. Speaking to the Evening Times he said: “There has been no... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Covenant Baseball Wins USA South Opener 55-11 in the USA South. After the first two batters of the game for Piedmont, t
Covenant Baseball Wins USA South Opener 5
The Chattanoogan / Posted 26 days ago
5-11 in the USA South. After the first two batters of the game for Piedmont, things did not look good for Reitz and the Scots. Piedmont's Will Skidmore took the first pitch of the game and drove it into the right-center field gap for a triple.... Read more
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Scotsman
Ukip are ‘real party of independence,’ claims Nigel Farageclaims Nigel Farage Nigel Farage and David Coburn launch Ukip's Holyrood manife
Ukip are ‘real party of independence,’ claims Nigel Farage
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
claims Nigel Farage Nigel Farage and David Coburn launch Ukip's Holyrood manifesto. Picture: SWNS NIGEL Farage today told Scots that Ukip is the real party of independence in Scotland - and predicted many SNP voters will join the Brexit camp for... Read more
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