No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

By Scott McLeod A no-deal Brexit would be damaging to Scotland’s economy and public finances, a Holyrood committee has warned. In a unanimous, cross-party report, the Finance and Constitution Committee said the UK leaving the EU without a deal is not in Scotland’s national interest. https://www.parliament.scot/S5_Finance/Reports/Budget_Report_201920_-_FINAL.pdf The report warns Scotland’s finances are exposed to volatility and risk through the operation of the fiscal framework – … Continue reading No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”

By Jack Ewing Speaking a short time ago from a factory in Stoke, Theresa May warned MP’s both no deal and no Brexit would be “Damaging and Catastrophic”, as she urged MP’s to back her deal. Theresa May called on MP’s to back her deal as not doing so would in her opinion risk the referendum result not being implemented. Ahead of tomorrow’s vote, Theresa … Continue reading BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”

Report to Help Students make Better Choices

A recent report from the Universities and Colleges Union proposed a new system in which students in England, Wales & Northern Ireland would only be able to apply for higher education the day after receiving their exam results. This is to allow them to make better choices when applying as they can search for course that suits their qualifications. This would also lead to a … Continue reading Report to Help Students make Better Choices

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% … 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 … Continue reading Prehistoric Puppers

Million-pound Scottish salmon farming industry deemed unsustainable

By: Manuel Cardo Andrew Graham-Stewart, director of Scottish Salmon and Trout Conservation, called the Scottish open cage salmon industry “unsustainable”. Independent and governmental agencies have been regularly raising concerns over the industry’s environmental footprint and animal welfare practices since 1999. In 2018 alone, a journalistic investigation showed video of sick fish, two parliamentary inquiries damned the industry’s environmental record and lack of proper regulation and … Continue reading Million-pound Scottish salmon farming industry deemed unsustainable

CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students

By Amy Cassidy 26thNovember 2018   When the inspiring become inspired: Performance students at UWS took centre stage at the Inspiring Women Event last week to perform a thought-provoking contemporary piece about Brexit, in front of an audience that included Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and keynote speaker at the event. Shona told her audience when she started to speak that … Continue reading CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students