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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Hope for the best and prepare for the worst' with coronavirus, says leading expert Hugh Pennington

2 hours ago   |   The Courier

A leading bacteriologist says Scotland and the wider UK must “hope for the best but prepare for the worst” as the world battles to contain the spreading Covid-19 coronavirus.
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Move to make sanitary products freely available “long overdue”, says charity worker

14 hours ago   |   The Courier   |   2 articles

A charity worker, who once relied on a food bank for free period products, says a move to make the items freely available in Scotland is "long overdue".
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JENNY HJUL: SNP ‘fighting like ferrets in a sack'

14 hours ago   |   The Courier

The drawn out, dog eat dog Democratic primaries will have nothing on the contest just getting started in Scotland between two SNP candidates up for the same marginal seat.
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Muslims from Dundee join MSPs at Holyrood for anti-extremism event

15 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Ahmadiyya Muslims from across Dundee and Scotland were joined by several MSPs at Holyrood as they held an event to condemn extremism.
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Police make double appeal after caravan and trailer stolen from Forfar area

19 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Police Scotland has appealed for information about the theft of a caravan and a trailer from Forfar.
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Sturgeon shame: SNP ministers ‘doubted affordability' of state pensions after independence

Sturgeon shame: SNP ministers ‘doubted affordability' of state pensions after independence

19 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SNP ministers secretly questioned the "affordability" of an independent Scotland and whether they could bear the cost of state pensions, unearthed reports reveal.
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PM is ‘utterly delusional' over immigration plan impact on Scotland - Blackford

19 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Ian Blackford has said that Boris Johnson is “utterly delusional” over the impact of his immigration plans on Scotland.
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First Minister claims new multi-million-pound sports hub will transfrom Dundee into the “centre of Scotland's sporting excellence”

20 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph   |   2 articles

Nicola Sturgeon has claimed Dundee can be "at the centre of Scotland's sporting excellence" thanks to the city's new £32 million Regional Performance Centre.
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Commons erupts in laughter as SNP's Ian Blackford shamed over 'vain' independence plan

Commons erupts in laughter as SNP's Ian Blackford shamed over 'vain' independence plan

20 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SNP's Ian Blackford had the Commons erupt into laughter as Prime Minister Boris Johnson once again dismantled his party's plans to secure independence in Scotland.
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FA bans under-12s from heading balls over dementia fear

FA bans under-12s from heading balls over dementia fear

21 hours ago   |   Daily Express

CHILDREN under 12 have been banned from heading footballs in training amid concerns it causes brain conditions like dementia. The policy change was sanctioned with immediate...
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