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Support for vulnerable customers of Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland

8 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A dedicated telephone service for over-70s has been set up for customers of Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland.
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Coronavirus cases in Tayside rise to more than 200 as 13 more Scots die

11 minutes ago   |   The Courier

There are now more than 200 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tayside - as the Scottish tally nears 2,000.
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Twenty-seven more coronavirus deaths are announced in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Twenty-seven more coronavirus deaths are announced in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

18 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Statistics announced today by the governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland revealed the UK's coronavirus death toll is continuing to rise as Britain remains in lockdown.
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Scotland boss Gregor Townsend takes 25 per cent wage deferral during shutdown

36 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend and Murrayfield chief Mark Dodson have agreed to salary deferments as the Scottish Rugby Union accepts the coronavirus shutdown is likely to have...
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Scottish Rugby's leading figures take five-month salary deferrals rather than cuts

1 hour ago   |   The Courier   |   2 articles

Leading figures in Scottish Rugby including chief executive Mark Dodson and Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend have agreed to salary deferrals - rather than cuts - for the...
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TEE TO GREEN, STEVE SCOTT: The ‘inevitable' cull may finally be here as lockdown pushes golf clubs close to the edge

4 hours ago   |   The Courier

For decades, it seems, we've been talking about the “inevitable” cull of golf clubs in Scotland. It's been talked about for as long as I've been doing this job, at least, which...
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Scottish breweries fear lockdown could be ‘disastrous' for industry

11 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Concerns have been raised that UK lockdown restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak could be “disastrous” for the brewing industry in Scotland.
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Tilda Swinton wants to move windows on Highlands home to stop her neighbours from peeking inside 

Tilda Swinton wants to move windows on Highlands home to stop her neighbours from peeking inside 

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Oscar-winning actress was granted permission last year to build a new extension at the rear of her B-listed property in Nairn, Scotland, but has realised the skylight...
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Coronavirus cases in Scotland, mapped

Coronavirus cases in Scotland, mapped

13 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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Ali McCann should be young player of the year AND in the running for main award, says St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright

16 hours ago   |   The Courier

Not only does Ali McCann deserve to be crowned Scotland's young player of the season, according to St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright.
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Statistics reveal what we know about the first UK coronavirus victims

Statistics reveal what we know about the first UK coronavirus victims

Figures published for the first time today by the Office for National Statistics reveal that the UK's coronavirus death toll is 24 per cent higher when non-hospital fatalities... Read more ...

Malaysia urges women to wear make-up during coronavirus lockdown

Malaysia urges women to wear make-up during coronavirus lockdown

The south-east Asian nation has ordered its 32million people to stay at home to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected more than 2,700 people there. Read more ...

Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Coronavirus fears drove global mergers and acquisitions to their lowest level since the financial crisis last week. Worldwide transactions totaled $12.5 billion, the smallest... Read more ...

Coronavirus: 900% increase in workplace complaints but no site visits, says...

Coronavirus: 900% increase in workplace complaints but no site visits, says Northern Ireland Health and Safety Executive

Northern Ireland's Health and Safety Executive has had a 900% increase in complaints made against firms over safety concerns amid the coronavirus lockdown measures but said it... Read more ...

A&E doctor sent boy home with laxatives for constipation only for him to die...

A&E doctor sent boy home with laxatives for constipation only for him to die of bowel failure

Stephen McElroy, 11, from Northern Ireland, was sent home with a laxative after Dr Aine Mullen, 35, wrongly diagnosed him with constipation. Read more ...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and progress in the coronavirus fight in Europe

Stocks climbed on Tuesday, driven by signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and the prospect of the novel coronavirus passing its peak in Europe. The Chinese government... Read more ...

Prince Andrew's ex-girlfriend Koo Stark, 63, loses High Court battle with...

Prince Andrew's ex-girlfriend Koo Stark, 63, loses High Court battle with another former partner

Prince Andrew's ex-girlfriend, Koo Stark, 63, has lost a High Court battle with another former partner, Warren 'Robbie' Walker, over claims he promised to support her for the... Read more ...

Former children's laureate Michael Rosen, 73, is 'very poorly', family say

Former children's laureate Michael Rosen, 73, is 'very poorly', family say

The British author, 73, is known for works including We're Going On A Bear Hunt, Little Rabbit Foo Foo and Chocolate Cake, and was children's laureate between 2007 and 2009. Read more ...

March was busiest shopping month for UK supermarkets on record up 20.6 per cent

March was busiest shopping month for UK supermarkets on record up 20.6 per cent

March was the busiest month on record for UK supermarkets up and down the country as sales rose by 20.6 per cent in the last four weeks, new data has revealed. Read more ...

Coronavirus map LIVE: UK braces for terrifying TRUE death toll - hidden...

Coronavirus map LIVE: UK braces for terrifying TRUE death toll - hidden stats released

THE UK is bracing for a sharp increase in the coronavirus death toll today with new figures set to be released. Read more ...