Scottish politics

Tory minister says face masks should not become a ‘sign of virtue'

1 minute ago   |   The Guardian

Gillian Keegan says it is ‘not comfortable sitting for hours in a mask' after calls from Sajid Javid for MPs to set example Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Who could be the BBC's next political editor after Laura Kuenssberg?

Who could be the BBC's next political editor after Laura Kuenssberg?

9 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Among the names within the corporation tipped to replace Laura Kuenssberg as BBC political editor is the North America editor, Jon Sopel, who this week revealed he was...
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The Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Telling a nation's stories

19 minutes ago   |   The Courier

Storytelling has been with us since the moment we felt the need to communicate with others.
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Perth and Kinross councillor 'disappointed' at mandatory face mask rule for pupils after October break

Perth and Kinross councillor 'disappointed' at mandatory face mask rule for pupils after October break

21 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Local representative Caroline Shiers - who convenes PKC's lifelong learning committee - previously called on the Scottish Government to relax the rule
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Scots warned of ‘Edinburgh Sheriff Court' scam demanding payment for ‘unpaid fines'

Scots warned of ‘Edinburgh Sheriff Court' scam demanding payment for ‘unpaid fines'

21 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Cases have been reported throughout Scotland.
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Glasgow care home residents all smiles as alpacas show up to ‘alleviate loneliness'

Glasgow care home residents all smiles as alpacas show up to ‘alleviate loneliness'

35 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Alpacas are increasingly popular as therapy animals due to their gentle nature, large endearing eyes, and soft fur.
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'Theatre serve' cocktail specialists The Alchemist open first Scottish restaurant in Edinburgh

'Theatre serve' cocktail specialists The Alchemist open first Scottish restaurant in Edinburgh

35 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

To celebrate, they are offering free tarot readings over the opening weekend.
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Six-month wait between second Covid dose and booster shot ‘sweet spot', says JCVI deputy chair

37 minutes ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

‘Whether it's five months or whether it's seven months isn't so important, but I think what is important is that people get their booster dose,' says JCVI
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Brits warned they may need Covid boosters for foreign holidays next summer

Brits warned they may need Covid boosters for foreign holidays next summer

51 minutes ago   |   The Mirror   |   2 articles

Care Minister Gillian Keegan said vaccine passport plans would 'evolve' as the booster programme is expanded
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Thug left neighbour with blood pouring from head as he tried to prevent Grangemouth domestic

Thug left neighbour with blood pouring from head as he tried to prevent Grangemouth domestic

53 minutes ago   |   Daily Record

Joshua Robb, 23, was said to have been "driven by alcohol" during the incident last year.
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ICC Men's T20 World Cup: A closer look at England ahead of their opener

ICC Men's T20 World Cup: A closer look at England ahead of their opener

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Queen health update: What's wrong with the Queen?

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Beth's ready for England chance! Chelsea striker hungry to step on to...

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Customers flying to Nairobi will be able to connect onto destinations including Douala, Zanzibar, Lusaka, Mombasa, Addis Ababa and Entebbe Read more ...

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Annan Athletic gaffer expecting reaction in Scottish Cup clash with...

Annan Athletic gaffer expecting reaction in Scottish Cup clash with Jeanfield Swifts

Peter Murphy wants his side to get back on track after losing their last three games Read more ...

Mark Watt: Scotland's opponents should be worried

Mark Watt: Scotland's opponents should be worried

Mark Watt believes Scotland's next opponents at the T20 World Cup should be “worried” after they booked their spot in the Super 12 stage by thrashing Oman to finish top of... Read more ...