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

Theresa May in Scotland to defend Brexit deal

By THEODORE ANTONIOU After winning the support of the EU leaders with her Brexit agreement during the weekend, the Prime Minister is in Scotland in an effort to win over the Scottish public. Along with the Scottish public, May will try to win over as many MP’s as possible in the following days, as she has faced strong criticism from representatives of all parties- even … Continue reading Theresa May in Scotland to defend Brexit deal