By Layla Maguire Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo have won the Booker Prize worth $63,000 for the best novel written in English and published in the UK and Ireland. This is the first time the rule of having only one … Continue reading Booker Prize joint winners sparks question: Do Scots still read books?
Latest polls in Scotland suggest that support for Scottish independence is on the increase and the SNP’s Aberdeen Conference has stated that a 2021 independence referendum looks as close as ever. Addressing her party conference this afternoon, First Minister Nicola … Continue reading Scotland’s Path to Indy Ref 2
By Ryan Brown On the day of Ayr United ’s managerial interviews, goalkeeper Ellis Hare-Reid was full of praise for interim boss Sandy Stewart as the club look to fill a permanent post. Owner Lachlan Cameron had a six man … Continue reading Sandy Stewart backed for permanent Ayr United job
by Giulia Candussi Footfall in UK high streets was down by 4.2 percent between the end of 2017 and the end of 2018, according to research by Ipsos. This equals to a drop of three million high street customers. … Continue reading High street crisis: is art the solution?
Callum Kerr With “Paws Against Stress” – an initiative set up by the Student Association of UWS – visiting the Ayr campus today, UWS Newsroom caught up with Therapet Accessor Linda Whitby. The initiative sees ‘Therapets’ visit the campus offering … Continue reading What Does it take to be a Therapet?
The emergency services were alerted to the fire on a hillside at Loch Doon at 18:50 on Saturday. At least five miles of hillside has been affected and the public have been asked to avoid the area. East … Continue reading Loch Doon Fire Stuns Community
Stars take to the Scottish capital to watch premiere of new historical film. Mary Queen of Scots star Saoirse Ronan is one of the many famous names expected to attend the Scottish film’s premiere at Edinburgh Castle tonight. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is also on the list along with Scottish actors Jack Lowden, James McArdle and comedienne Karen Dunbar who also appears in the movie. Director Josie Rourke and producer Tim Bevan are also expected to attend the first Scottish screening of the historical drama, which conveys the story of the two rival queens. Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, who rose … Continue reading Mary, Queen of the Screen.
by Erin Kearns Scotland’s first drug and alcohol strategy in a decade aims to treat the issue as a public health concern rather than a criminal justice one. Joe Fitzpatrick, SNP MSP and Scottish Public Health Minister, in a document … Continue reading Public Health approach to Drug and Alcohol Strategy
By Brandon Cook Two of Scotlands busiest train stations have installed refillable water hubs to combat the waste of thousands of plastic bottles. Passengers at Glasgow Central Station and Edinburgh Waverly will benifit from the use of refillable running water … Continue reading Free water stations will save 1000 plastic bottles per WEEK
BY FIONA MACKIE KEIRA Knightley has called out Disney for teaching young girls to wait for a Prince to come to their rescue. Banning her daughter from watching Cinderella and The Little Mermaid, Knightley said recently in an interview with … Continue reading Should Original Disney Films Be Banned?