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Lessons to be learned from ‘indigenous' approach to tackling climate change, says Scots interfaith leader

4 hours ago   |   The Courier

An indigenous and interfaith approach to the planet's ‘climate emergency is inspiring Interfaith Scotland to lobby for change. Michael Alexander spoke to the group's director...
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Deputy First Minister meets police to hear about new technology at Blairgowrie station

4 hours ago   |   The Courier

Scotland's Deputy First Minister patrolled the streets of Blairgowrie as he sought to learn about modern policing methods in the town.
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Scotland Yard's Twitter account breached in series of bizarre posts

12 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Met police say people should ignore posts ‘until we verify that it is back under official control' Scotland Yard's principal Twitter account, which is followed by more than 1.2...
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Scotland generating enough wind energy to power two Scotlands

14 hours ago   |   The Independent

'Amazing figures' highlight consistency of wind energy in Scotland, say campaigners
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How Donald Trump's family came to America

How Donald Trump's family came to America

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Trump has come under fire after tweeting Sunday that four non-white Congresswomen should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which...
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Clackmannan mother 25 lost six pints of blood during accident on Tenerife water park slide

Clackmannan mother 25 lost six pints of blood during accident on Tenerife water park slide

21 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Toni Steedman, 25, of Clackmannan, Scotland, was on holiday with her husband Adam, 32, in Tenerife when they decided to go to a water park.
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6 world leaders who have condemned Trump's racist attacks on 4 congresswomen

6 world leaders who have condemned Trump's racist attacks on 4 congresswomen

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump has been condemned by leaders from the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and New Zealand, over racist tweets he made telling first-term congresswomen to...
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'Engagement and connection': the key to reaching Scotland's addicts

23 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A cafe-style clinic in Midlothian is pioneering a new approach to treating drug users Every Monday afternoon, a steady stream of drug users at various stages of treatment...
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Pupils banned from using mobile phones at new Tayside high school

1 day ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Scotland's newest and most technologically advanced secondary school will enforce an outright ban on mobile phones during school time to encourage a “social media detox” among...
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READERS' LETTERS: Old fashioned remedies for drugs scourge

1 day ago   |   The Courier

Madam, - According to published statistics, drug-related deaths in Scotland are three times that of the rest of the UK, and the worst within the 27 countries of the EU.
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Police hunt two men after Tube tear gas attack

Police hunt two men after Tube tear gas attack

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Tour de France 2019, stage 14 - live updates

Tour de France 2019, stage 14 - live updates

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The Open round three updates: Graeme McDowell bids to make a move up the...

The Open round three updates: Graeme McDowell bids to make a move up the leaderboard alongside Bubba Watson

The third round of The Open Championship is here and we'll keep you updated throughout Saturday at Royal Portrush right here. Read more ...

Algerian fans cause chaos in north London after winning African Cup of Nations

Algerian fans cause chaos in north London after winning African Cup of Nations

Algerian football fans closed off parts of north London during wild celebrations after the country won the African Cup of Nations for the first time in 29 years. Read more ...

Outrage at Philip Hammond's 'betrayal' as he vows to do his best to hold up...

Outrage at Philip Hammond's 'betrayal' as he vows to do his best to hold up EU exit

PHILIP Hammond yesterday refused to rule out voting to bring down the next Conservative government if Boris Johnson pursues a no-deal Brexit. Read more ...

British-flagged tanker 'seized by Iran' in escalation of Gulf tensions

British-flagged tanker 'seized by Iran' in escalation of Gulf tensions

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Michelle Obama weighs in on Trump's feud with squad

Michelle Obama weighs in on Trump's feud with squad

Obama tweeted Friday: 'What truly makes our country great is its diversity. I've seen that beauty in so many ways over the years.' Read more ...

Google will reportedly face a multimillion dollar fine after an FTC...

Google will reportedly face a multimillion dollar fine after an FTC investigation found that YouTube was in violation of children's privacy laws

The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly finalized a settlement with Google after an investigation found that YouTube was in violation of federal children's privacy... Read more ...

Murder probe is launched after woman, 61, is found dead with head injuries...

Murder probe is launched after woman, 61, is found dead with head injuries in her south London home

Diane Dyer, 61, was found with head injuries at a home in Beckenham on Thursday night. Detectives believe she knew her attacker but no arrests have been made. Read more ...

Fed signals quarter-point rate cut is likely at end of July

Fed signals quarter-point rate cut is likely at end of July

The benchmark S&P 500 erased earlier marginal gains on Friday afternoon, falling 18.5 points, or 0.62 percent, to 2,976.61, after a Wall Street Journal report on the Fed's plans. Read more ...