Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!

By Eszter Tarnai A review to change defamation law in Scotland has been launched by the Government today. The aim is to keep up with the ever-changing world of social media in the 21st century. Damaging an individual’s reputation through false communication, or defamation is a growing concern in Scotland, especially online, with the growing popularity of social media. According to Community Safety Minister Ash … Continue reading Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!

Pressure on May’s government grows

By Jamie Costello The pressure on the Theresa May increases as key figures in Scotlands farming, food and drink industries have this week urged MPs to unite to avoid a no deal Brexit in a joint open letter. Adding to this Scottish agricultural secretary Fergus Ewing has vowed that environment secretary Michael Gove is liable to pay billions of pounds to farmers for a ‘no … Continue reading Pressure on May’s government grows

BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED

By Daena Danskin Neil Findlay, Scottish Labour’s parliamentary business spokesman, has launched a member’s bill to outlaw second jobs, limit the time MSPs can spend on lucrative external activities and cap additional earnings. Politicians who earn thousands upon thousands on top of their £61,000 Holyrood salaries will face parliamentary scrutiny amid cross-party calls for them to ditch their second jobs. MSP’s face a potential ban … Continue reading BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED

Teachers’ shocking complaints to Sturgeon

By Nicola Croal  First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon asked teachers in October last year to write letters to the Scottish government about their teaching experiences. The call by Sturgeon was made after an anonymous letter was read out in the Scottish Parliament that claimed staff were told to ”keep our mouths shut.”  A number of the letters expressed concerns about physical and verbal assaults in the … Continue reading Teachers’ shocking complaints to Sturgeon

Half Time in The Scottish Premiership Is Almost Over

By Scott Gibson We have had everything, from death threats to referees to Kilmarnock becoming title contenders. It’s been a thrilling and a riveting fight at the top of the league table. Yet, it’s not been just the top of the table that has kept us Scottish Football fanatics glued to their TV screens, teams such as Dundee, St Mirren and Hamilton have failed to … Continue reading Half Time in The Scottish Premiership Is Almost Over

Poch’s chances dented? Spurs vs United Aftermath

By Nathan King, UWS News It was only (insert name of small Premier League here) they said. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer passed his “first test” as Manchester United manager yesterday evening, with a 1-0 win over Spurs, and the favourite to get the job instead of him Mauricio Pochettino. Thanks to a masterclass from David De Gea and a fantastic counter-attack by Paul Pogba and Marcus … Continue reading Poch’s chances dented? Spurs vs United Aftermath

Mary, Queen of the Screen.

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. … Continue reading Mary, Queen of the Screen.

On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

by Ben Robertson Six years ago today the Scottish football association confirmed Gordon Strachan as the manager of Scotland, in a bid to revive the national squad. But was it the right call? Following the sacking of current Hearts manager Craig Levein, the Scottish national squad were looking to fill a huge gap in their national sides line- up. Levein was sacked on the fifth … Continue reading On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

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Two Scottish Universities Team Up to Help Veterans

By Yasmin Bray   Glasgow Caledonian University and Edinburgh Napier University will hold a joint event on Tuesday, aiming to educate other universities and colleges on how they can help veterans and their families. Some of the speakers at the event in Glasgow include HQ Scotland Colonel Sandy Fitzpatrick, MSPs Annie Wells and Maurice Corry, Deputy Commander of 51 Infantry Brigade and Scottish Veterans Commissioner … Continue reading Two Scottish Universities Team Up to Help Veterans