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Return of beavers to Scotland hailed as global example by Scots nature minister

Return of beavers to Scotland hailed as global example by Scots nature minister

25 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

EXCLUSIVE: Speaking ahead of the crucial UN COP15 summit, Green biodiversity minister Lorna Slater said 'destructive' man-made activities towards nature had to end.
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Green party boss Slater admits scathing report is a 'wake up call' for Scot Gov on climate change

Green party boss Slater admits scathing report is a 'wake up call' for Scot Gov on climate change

25 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

EXCLUSIVE: In an interview with the Record, Lorna Slater conceded efforts to drive down Scotland's emissions weren't going fast enough.
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Italy wants a big bridge - and justice for unloved pasta

Italy wants a big bridge - and justice for unloved pasta

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Welcome to Declassified, a weekly humor column . “Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge where there is no river.” So said former Soviet leader...
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Carruthers stays in the mix at WFG Masters with win over Dunstone

1 hour ago   |   The grand slam of Curling

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Reid Carruthers needed a win over former student Matt Dunstone in order to avoid early elimination in the WFG Masters. After losing his first two games...
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Postal workers take further day of strike action in increasingly bitter dispute

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Thousands of postal workers across Scotland take a further day of strike action on Friday in an increasingly bitter dispute over pay and working conditions.
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Postal workers take further day of strike action in increasingly bitter dispute

1 hour ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Around 11,000 members of the Communications Workers Union in Scotland will take a further day of strike action on Friday.
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Get a close look at Cybermen, cyborgs and Daleks at Doctor Who exhibition

Get a close look at Cybermen, cyborgs and Daleks at Doctor Who exhibition

4 hours ago   |   Metro

The metallic menaces known as the Daleks Have you ever watched an episode of Doctor Who and found yourself wondering how much of what was going on was actually possible, or...
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Chelsea save draw at Real Madrid thanks to Misa Rodríguez own goal

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Chelsea rescued a point against Real Madrid but could not get the win needed to confirm the team's progression to the Champions League knockout stage with two games to play...
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Scotland travel warning issued as strikes risk chaos at Christmas and New Year

Scotland travel warning issued as strikes risk chaos at Christmas and New Year

7 hours ago   |   Daily Record

Around 1,000 Border Force staff are expected to take part in strike action across the UK which will impact one of Scotland's travel hubs.
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Scottish junior doctors to be balloted over industrial action

7 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

BMA Scotland has said the doctors will be asked to vote over possible strike action in a dispute over pay.
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Law & Order: SVU's Kelli Giddish says goodbye to her costars ahead of final episode

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Heartbroken Scots mum who lost son in drowning accident abroad hails success...

Heartbroken Scots mum who lost son in drowning accident abroad hails success for her campaign

Julie Love's son, Colin, died off the coast of Venezuela in 2009 - and her 13-year campaign for more support has now paid off. Read more ...

Missing 17-year-old boy found dead in park pond after police search

Missing 17-year-old boy found dead in park pond after police search

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Men pay £500 an hour to fly across the world and be beaten up by ex-glamour model

Sophie Larissa Weiss makes a living by beating up men in her living room, wrestling them to the floor, choking them and even punching them in the face. Read more ...

Scots mum who gave birth to baby in bedroom thanks hero ambulance staff

Scots mum who gave birth to baby in bedroom thanks hero ambulance staff

Laura Jackson said she was terrified after going into labour in her home in Rutherglen. Read more ...

'Warm banks' are an outrage - a failure of the welfare state and the Tory...

'Warm banks' are an outrage - a failure of the welfare state and the Tory government

The existence of warm banks is also a damning indictment of the UK's 21st century welfare state. A social security system should have compassion at its core, with the needs of... Read more ...

Green party boss Slater admits scathing report is a 'wake up call' for Scot...

Green party boss Slater admits scathing report is a 'wake up call' for Scot Gov on climate change

EXCLUSIVE: In an interview with the Record, Lorna Slater conceded efforts to drive down Scotland's emissions weren't going fast enough. Read more ...