Category: Scotland

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Jan
2021

Trump Scottish Golf Resort Reports Eighth Straight Year Of LossesTrump Scottish Golf Resort Reports Eighth Straight Year Of Losses

December 31, 2020 3:12 PM ET President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Aberdeenshire, Scotland has recorded a loss of money for the eighth consecutive year. Trump International Golf Links now has a recorded debt of £44m ($6.1 million), The Independent reported. In 2019, the company recorded a loss of £1.1m ($1.5 million), despite having an 18% increase […]

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Dec
2020

Scottish Leader Nicola Sturgeon Apologizes After Being Caught Maskless At Bar, Breaking Her Own COVID-19 RuleScottish Leader Nicola Sturgeon Apologizes After Being Caught Maskless At Bar, Breaking Her Own COVID-19 Rule

Scotland’s first minister apologized after being caught not wearing a mask at a funeral wake, defying her own COVID-19 restrictions, numerous sources reported. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon apologized for not wearing a mask while talking to multiple people inside an Edinburgh bar after a funeral for a civil servant Friday, the BBC reported. A member […]

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Nov
2020

Scotland’s Leader Wants An Independence Vote In 2021 As Support Grows After BrexitScotland’s Leader Wants An Independence Vote In 2021 As Support Grows After Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Monday that she aims for the country to have a referendum on leaving the United Kingdom within the next year.  Speaking remotely to a conference of her Scottish National Party, Sturgeon said she would campaign in May’s Scottish Parliament elections for a mandate to hold an independence vote, according […]

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Nov
2020

Scotland Makes Period Products Free For Everyone In Unanimous VoteScotland Makes Period Products Free For Everyone In Unanimous Vote

The Scottish Parliament unanimously approved a bill Tuesday that will make all period products available to anyone who needs them for free. The first country to do so, Scotland will now offer free items such as tampons and sanitary pads, according to the legislation. The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill has been passed unanimously […]

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Nov
2020

REPORT: Crime Magazine Publisher Has His Car Set On Fire InAlleged Arson AttackREPORT: Crime Magazine Publisher Has His Car Set On Fire InAlleged Arson Attack

November 17, 2020 5:54 PM ET The publisher of a Glasgow crime magazine had his car set on fire Nov. 1, according to Press Gazette. “I looked out the window and the whole backyard was ablaze,” James Cruickshank, the publisher, told Press Gazette. “It was just horrendous.” This fire is not part of the following […]

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Oct
2020

Scottish Hate Crime Bill To Prosecute People Who Use Hate Speech Even While HomeScottish Hate Crime Bill To Prosecute People Who Use Hate Speech Even While Home

A hate crime bill in Scotland is stirring up controversy after the Justice Secretary said “hate speech” in the home must be prosecuted. “Are we comfortable giving a defense to somebody whose behaviour is threatening or abusive which is intentionally stirring up hatred against, for example, Muslims? Are we saying that that is justified because […]

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Jul
2020

Scotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats upScotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats up

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… There’s no doubt that Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has had a better pandemic than her English counterpart. Sturgeon’s ratings have been consistently high throughout the crisis, with one survey revealing recently that 82% of people think she has handled it well compared with 30% who praised […]

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Jun
2020

Officials At Queen Elizabeth II’s Balmoral Castle Finding Feces And Wipes On The Grounds During PandemicOfficials At Queen Elizabeth II’s Balmoral Castle Finding Feces And Wipes On The Grounds During Pandemic

Officials at Queen Elizabeth II’s Balmoral Castle are finding feces and wipes on the grounds as toilets remain closed during the pandemic. As “public toilets” remain closed “we are seeing increasing quantities of human waste on the estate,” a post on Facebook from the castle in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland read. The comments were noted […]

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Jun
2020

Man Shot Dead After Stabbing Attack In Scotland Wounds Six People, Kills OneMan Shot Dead After Stabbing Attack In Scotland Wounds Six People, Kills One

Police in Glasgow, Scotland, shot a man after an alleged stabbing attack Friday that injured six people and left at least one dead, the BBC reported. Police Scotland confirmed over social media that one of the 6 victims injured in the attack was a police officer, who is “in critical but stable condition.” The perpetrator […]

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