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Call for crackdown on 'cowboy' funeral directors in Scotland

Call for crackdown on 'cowboy' funeral directors in Scotland

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

FUNERAL directors should be licensed as part of a crackdown on “cowboy” firms exploiting grieving relatives, SNP ministers have been told.
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The Guardian view on bank holidays: give us a break | Editorial

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Governments should choose wisely what we should celebrate and when. They seldom do There is an argument that bank holidays are more trouble than they are worth. In Northern...
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Scotland look to dependable Greig Laidlaw ahead of Rugby World Cup warm-up meeting with France

Scotland look to dependable Greig Laidlaw ahead of Rugby World Cup warm-up meeting with France

3 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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Blood and Gold review - mesmerising fairytales about Scottish colonialism

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Drawing on her dual Scottish and Kenyan heritage, Mara Menzies weaves together an exquisite set of stories about the power of language...
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Transgender journalist loses discrimination claim against the Times

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Katherine O'Donnell, who was made redundant from Scottish edition, loses tribunal A transgender woman made redundant by the Times has lost an employment tribunal in which she...
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Prince William, Kate Middleton and other royals join the Queen at Balmoral

Prince William, Kate Middleton and other royals join the Queen at Balmoral

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were joined by Prince William and wife Kate for lunch today as the Royal Family enjoy their usual summer break in Balmoral, Scotland...
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New ferry linking Fife with the Netherlands could be launched in October

9 hours ago   |   The Courier   |   2 articles

A new ferry linking Scotland with the Netherlands could be launched as soon as October.
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Scotland's Gregor Townsend faces selection headaches as France visit

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

• Coach needs big improvement on 32-3 drubbing in Nice • Cummings, Skinner and Thomson can press World Cup claims Four weeks before Scotland's opening game of the World Cup...
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Glasgow University to pay £20m in slave trade reparations

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Institution believed to first British university to set up restorative justice scheme Glasgow University has completed a “bold, historic” move to atone for its historical links...
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An easy ride? Scottish village fuels debate on driving test pass rates

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian

New figures reveal that it is far easier to pass driving test in Highlands than in inner city Birmingham There are no proper roundabouts. Complaints of gridlock probably just...
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Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan

The Coast Guard says the short-range projectiles did not reach Japanese waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more ...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with teenagers, friends claim

Prince Andrew has had more than 1,000 lovers according to close friends, but has not slept with any teenagers, as he faces more allegations following the suicide of Jeffrey... Read more ...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after sports data company leads rescue...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after sports data company leads rescue mission for troubled club

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was just treated for a pancreatic tumor, a type of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was just treated for a pancreatic tumor, a type of cancer that spreads quickly and is hard to detect

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy for a tumor in her pancreas, according to Kathy Arberg, a court spokeswoman. Arberg said Ginsberg is doing... Read more ...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St Pancras

Commuters were seen being led through the tunnel at St Pancras International as Thameslink Railway revealed there had been problems with overhead wires at Kentish Town. Read more ...

Disney is reportedly making a 'Ms. Marvel' TV series for its upcoming...

Disney is reportedly making a 'Ms. Marvel' TV series for its upcoming Netflix competitor, bringing the Muslim superhero to the MCU

Disney is developing a live-action "Ms. Marvel" TV series for Disney Plus, The Hollywood Reporter first reported on Friday. Ms. Marvel is a teenage, Pakistani American, Muslim... Read more ...

Disney is releasing an entire Marvel-themed 'Avengers Campus' park in 2020...

Disney is releasing an entire Marvel-themed 'Avengers Campus' park in 2020. Here's everything we know so far

On Friday, Disney confirmed that it will be debuting an entire Marvel-themed area of its park and announced that it will be called "Avengers Campus." This park is set to open... Read more ...

Trump retaliates against China, says the US will hike tariffs on imports

Trump retaliates against China, says the US will hike tariffs on imports

The Trump administration said Friday it would retaliate against China's latest tariffs with a tariff increase of its own. The president tweeted that tariffs on the $250 billion... Read more ...

Boris Johnson to warn Donald Trump that NHS and animal welfare standards are...

Boris Johnson to warn Donald Trump that NHS and animal welfare standards are off the table

Boris Johnson will tell the US President they need to strike the 'right deal' as they have breakfast on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. Read more ...

Boris Johnson tells migrants 'we will send you back' if they cross the Channel

Boris Johnson tells migrants 'we will send you back' if they cross the Channel

The Prime Minister warned migrants they would be 'sent back' if they crossed. Mr Johnson warned the UK should not be regarded as a place to arrive illegally. Read more ...