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TOM GORDON: THE PRIME MINISTER HAS KEPT HIS MAN BUT LOST HIS AUTHORITY

AN invisible menace, stealthily growing stronger as its host grows weaker. It spreads unseen, infecting all around it, until it is...

SUNAK'S £100BN SCHEME 'COULD PUSH PEOPLE INTO POVERTY', SAYS SNP

CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak has deemed his business support schemes “among the most generous in the world” as he unveiled the next steps...

 
 
 

CHANCELLOR'S MEASURES 'MAY NOT SAVE SCOTTISH JOBS'

BUSINESS leaders have warned the extension of the Government's job retention scheme may not be enough to save Scottish firms from closure...

FIRMS TO PAY UP TO 20% OF FURLOUGH WAGES AS GOVERNMENT JOB SCHEME WINDS DOWN

BUSINESSES will have to start paying up to 20% of furloughed employees' wages by October, Rishi Sunak has confirmed.

 
 
 

YOUNG PEOPLE RISK HAVING THEIR CAREERS ‘SCARRED' BY COVID-19

By Alistair Grant

SCOTLAND'S MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY GIVEN POST-COVID BOOST AS WORKER PREPARE FOR RETURN

SCOTLAND'S manufacturing industry is expected to play a key role in the country's economic recovery as companies start preparations...

 
 
 

NICOLA STURGEON WARNS 'STRICT LOCKDOWN' COULD RETURN AS 'TOUGH TIMES STILL LIE AHEAD'

NICOLA Sturgeon has warned a strict lockdown could be re-imposed if people do not keep to the slightly relaxed rules - while admitting...

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT HITS CONTACT TRACER TARGET AS NATIONAL POOL TO BE SET UP

THE SCOTTISH Government has now reached its target of recruiting 2,000 contact tracers as Nicola Sturgeon refuted claims that pressure...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: JOHN SWINNEY PLEDGES PEOPLE SELF-ISOLATING WILL GET TEST RESULTS WITHIN 24 HOURS

JOHN Swinney has pledged that those who will be asked to self-isolate under the Scottish Government's test and protect strategy will...

AS POLITICIANS LIKE MATT HANCOCK LAUGH AT OUR ANGER, HOW DO WE CONTROL OUR RAGE?

IT'S perhaps the rapid fire nature of the decline that has caused it, the rat-a-tat-tat of relentless scandal.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT'S EXAMS REPLACEMENT LABELLED 'TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE'

THE SCOTTISH Government has been warned that its system to replace exams this year is “totally unacceptable” amid calls for it to be...

CORONAVIRUS: EDINBURGH COUNCIL LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO NIKE CONFERENCE OUTBREAK RESPONSE

COUNCIL officials in the city where Scotland's first Covid-19 outbreak took place have been told to investigate whether the "response...

 
 
 

CHILDREN COULD BE TAUGHT IN GEODOMES AND POLYTUNNELS UNDER COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Children could be taught in geodomes and polytunnels when they return to school in August as part of efforts to ensure social distancing.

CHARITIES SOUND THE ALARM OVER SURGE IN CRISIS GRANTS IN SCOTLAND

CHARITIES have sounded the alarm over an unprecedented surge in the number of emergency grants issued to struggling Scots.

 
 
 

UK TO OFFER HONG KONG RESIDENTS 'PATH TO CITIZENSHIP' IF CHINA DOES NOT BACK DOWN

THE UK is to offer Hong Kong residents a 'path to citizenship' if China does not back down on tightening restrictions.

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTS WARNED NOT TO RISK CANCER IN RUSH TO 'FURLOUGH TAN'

SCOTS have been warned not to risk skin cancer as the easing of the coronavirus lockdown offers more chances to sunbathe.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT TOLD TO PROPERLY FUND LOCAL COUNCILS AMID REVENUE GAPS

CALLS have been made for the Scottish Government to properly fund local councils to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

CORONAVIRUS: ELDERLY HOSPITAL PATIENTS HAVING DO NOT RESUSCITATE FORMS 'SLIPPED INTO DISCHARGE NOTES'

ELDERLY hospital patients have had do not attempt to resuscitate forms "slipped into their discharge notes" which is leaving them living...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: STURGEON CONFIRMS LOCKDOWN TO START LIFTING TOMORROW

NICOLA Sturgeon has confirmed the coronavirus lockdown will start to ease tomorrow, as a new contact tracing system is rolled out by...

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTTISH BUSINESS SUPPORT PAY-OUTS FALL TO NEW LOW

BUSINESS support paid out to struggling Scottish firms during the coronavirus lockdown fell to its lowest level yet last week.

 
 
 



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Newslinks for Friday 30th May 2020

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