Increase in Number of Scots Struggling to Pay Mortgage and Rent Costs

By Anais Mampuya Published on January 14, 2019 SCOTS are struggling to pay for their home has increased by nearly a third in the last two years, according to a study. YouGov published a research indicating that 12% of a sample size of 600 people said they were currently struggling to pay their rent or mortgage costs. The number is an increase on the 9% of respondents from two years ago when the same survey was conducted. YouGov suggests that the 12% figure is equivalent to nearly 200,000 households in Scotland. Last year’s figures showed that one million Scots were living … Continue reading Increase in Number of Scots Struggling to Pay Mortgage and Rent Costs

Prehistoric Puppers

By Anais MAMPUYA January 11, 2019 at 2.57pm SCIENTISTS have uncovered new information on the hunting methods of prehistoric dogs 40 millions year ago by analysing the skulls of lions, wolves and hyenas. Experts in Scotland and Austria suggest that the first species of dogs, known as Hesperocyon Gregarius, pounced on its preys the same way as modern foxes and coyotes. The findings also imply that the largest dog species to ever live, known as the Epicyon Haydeni, also hunted in a similar way. The animal, which lived 16 million years ago, could grow to the size of a grizzly … Continue reading Prehistoric Puppers

STUC continues to take measures to improve women’s condition in Scotland

The Scottish Trades Union Congress Women’s Conference is hosting the annual STUC Women’s Conference to raise issues about abuse and harassment women face at work. By Anaïs MAMPUYA. (credit @the STUC) ACTIVISTS are speaking up about abuse and harassment women face at work at the annual STUC Women’s Conference.  … Continue reading STUC continues to take measures to improve women’s condition in Scotland

Prestwick Airport STEM Week Final Day Reflections

Today, Glasgow Prestwick Airport hosted the Scottish STEM Week teaching 700 secondary school students  about careers in Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology. We interviewed some guest speakers and organisers behind the event who explained how it could help those students find … Continue reading Prestwick Airport STEM Week Final Day Reflections