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Covid Scotland: How to book a free Covid test even if you don't have symptoms

41 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

People in Scotland will be able to order free Covid tests from next week - even if they don't have symptoms.
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Scotland's colleges facing 'indefinite three-day strikes'

4 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

Scotland's colleges are facing the threat of “indefinite” three-day weekly strikes as a bitter dispute over the future of lecturing intensifies.
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Should be ashamed! Nicola Sturgeon ripped apart for 'catastrophic' failure in leadership

Should be ashamed! Nicola Sturgeon ripped apart for 'catastrophic' failure in leadership

11 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NICOLA Sturgeon has been accused of a "catastrophic" failure in leadership amid warnings Scotland's appalling drug death toll will "undoubtedly" hit a new record this year.
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Young workers face brunt of pandemic jobs crisis as 114,000 fewer jobs in Scotland

17 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

YOUNG people have borne the brunt of the pandemic job losses in Scotland, with 114,000 fewer jobs in Scotland at the end of the year than the same time in 2019.
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Sturgeon savaged over independent Scotland vaccination claim 'How can you say that?!'

Sturgeon savaged over independent Scotland vaccination claim 'How can you say that?!'

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

NICOLA Sturgeon was shamed by STV political editor Colin Mackay in an interview over whether Scotland could have delivered the same level of vaccinations outside of the United...
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Scotland independence ‘far less rosy' - EU to force Sturgeon into 'monetary straitjacket'

Scotland independence ‘far less rosy' - EU to force Sturgeon into 'monetary straitjacket'

18 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SCOTLAND is gunning for another independence referendum as Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP runs for another term in Holyrood in the May 6 general election.
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Labour and Greens call for fan ownership amid Super League row

21 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

LABOUR and the Scottish Greens have called for fan ownership of football clubs in Scotland following the row over the European Super League.
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Tories announce 'right to rehab' plans to end Scotland's spiralling drugs deaths

23 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE SCOTTISH Conservatives will bring forward ‘right to rehab' plans after recovery experts warned Scotland's drugs deaths figures “undoubtedly will rise” due to treatment delays.
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The Brian Taylor Podcast: Five exchanges with Douglas Ross

1 day ago   |   Herald Scotland

Former BBC Scotland political editor Brian Taylor has launched our brand new political podcast with an explosive chat with Douglas Ross.
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Take us back! SNP launches secretive 'Project No Surprises' in last-ditch bid to rejoin EU

Take us back! SNP launches secretive 'Project No Surprises' in last-ditch bid to rejoin EU

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE SNP has launched a shadowy group aimed at paving the way for an independent Scotland to return to the European Union.
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Covid Scotland: How to book a free Covid test even if you don't have symptoms

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The Big Questions: Economy

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Newslinks for Wednesday 21st April 2021

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