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Scotland's leader vows to push for second independence vote

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks on during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Jeff J Mitchell/PA via AP) Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks on during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Jeff J Mitchell/PA via AP) Photo: Jeff J Mitchell, ASSOCIATED PRESS Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks on during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament

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Scotland's leader vows to push for second independence vote

Foothill Transit Electric Double Decker Bus Arrives in SGV After Atlantic and Cross-Country Travel

One of two Foothill Transit double-decker electric buses on its journey from Scotland to the SGV. Image: Foothill Transit Foothill Transit received its first two electric double-decker buses this month after an overseas journey that started in the United Kingdom. The two $3.38 million double-deck electric buses are expected to be deployed by mid-February. Once they launch, Foothill Transit will be the first and only public transit agency that utilizes a double-deck electric bus technology in fixed-route revenue

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Foothill Transit Electric Double Decker Bus Arrives in SGV After Atlantic and Cross-Country Travel

Carter named conference Player of the Year

Scotland senior Carleigh Carter (3) was named Sandhills Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the 2020-2021 season. Neel Madhavan | Laurinburg Exchange LAURINBURG — Scotland volleyball senior Carleigh Carter was named Sandhills Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the 2020-2021 season. Carter led the Lady Scots to an 11-2 conference runner-up finish and a first round appearance in the 4A state playoffs. “I was so excited to find out about this recognition,” Carter said. “Ever since my freshman

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Carter named conference Player of the Year

Pa. woman who contracted COVID-19 before 2nd vaccination dose urges continued precautions

Ellen Celestial of Scotland, Pa., says that just because you get a COVID-19 vaccination doesn't mean the battle is over. She was infected with the coronavirus after receiving an initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine, which requires a later second dose to reach its maximum effectiveness. Celestial received her first on Dec. 29. She said she began noticing minor symptoms of shortness of breath and wheezing. But because she suffers from allergies periodically, that's what she believed might have been causing the

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Pa. woman who contracted COVID-19 before 2nd vaccination dose urges continued precautions

SNP MPs blast Boris Johnson's planned trip to Scotland

Could Nicola Sturgeon try to BAN Boris Johnson from going to Scotland? SNP questions whether PM's trip north of the border is 'essential' The SNP has accused Boris Johnson of showing 'total disrespect and disregard' to coronavirus travel restrictions ahead of the Prime Minister's expected trip to Scotland this week. The Prime Minister will reportedly head north of the border in the coming days to stress the benefits of the Union and to urge Scots to reject separatism. But Mr Johnson's political opponents have

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SNP MPs blast Boris Johnson's planned trip to Scotland

Britain manages 220,000 coronavirus vaccines in Sunday slowdown with fewer than half as many as record-breaking Saturday as NHS misses internal target of reaching all care home residents by January 24

Britain managed to dish out 220,000 coronavirus vaccinations on Sunday, as the pace of the drive slackened. Early figures show England vaccinated 199,202 yesterday, while a further 11,519 were done in Scotland and 6,838 in Wales. There was no data for Northern Ireland. These numbers are preliminary and will be updated by the Department of Health later today, to include jabs administered on January 24 across all settings. But they mark a slowdown, and are below half the almost 500,000 doses injected into Britons

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Britain manages 220,000 coronavirus vaccines in Sunday slowdown with fewer than half as many as record-breaking Saturday as NHS misses internal target of reaching all care home residents by January 24

Kate Middleton Wore Tartan to Thank Scottish NHS Workers on Burns Night

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sent a special message to frontline workers. Plaid may be a preppy winter classic, but when Kate Middleton dons the standout check, you know it has a special meaning. Today, that meaning was a nod to Scotland, as the Duchess and her husband Prince William sent out a special message to frontline workers at NHS Tayside in Scotland in honor of Burns Night. The holiday, which honors the renowned Scottish poet Robert Burns, is traditionally celebrated with haggis, readings of Burns's

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Kate Middleton Wore Tartan to Thank Scottish NHS Workers on Burns Night

Scotland's leader wants to force legal independence vote

Demonstrators march with various flags across a road junction during an All Under One Banner (AUOB) march for Scottish independence in Glasgow on Jan. 11. All Under One Banner aims to unify independent activists all over Scotland and raise the profile of the need for an independent Scotland. less Demonstrators march with various flags across a road junction during an All Under One Banner (AUOB) march for Scottish independence in Glasgow on Jan. 11. All Under One Banner aims to unify independent ... more Photo:

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Scotland's leader wants to force legal independence vote

Vanessa Hudgens posts selfies from Scotland while shooting the next installment of her Princess Switch movie series amid global pandemic

Her recent posts from abroad have caused somewhat of a stir on social media. Vanessa Hudgens took to Instagram with a series of outdoor selfies on Monday from the country of Scotland. Ever the thrill-seeker, Hudgens, 32, explored the countryside and shared a photo in front of a stone wall that displayed the sign Loch Road. In spite of the pandemic: Vanessa Hudgens took to Instagram with a series of outdoor selfies on Monday from the country of Scotland Vanessa stayed warm underneath a cozy black puffer jacket

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Vanessa Hudgens posts selfies from Scotland while shooting the next installment of her Princess Switch movie series amid global pandemic

Scottish leader promises to hold ‘legal’ independence vote

First Minister Sturgeon accuses British Prime Minister Johnson, who opposes a new referendum, of fearing democracy. Sturgeon says 'the polls now show that a majority of people in Scotland want independence' File: Reuters Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she will push ahead with plans to hold a “legal” referendum on independence from Britain if her party secures a majority in polls later this year, despite London’s opposition. Scotland voted against independence by 55 percent to 45 percent

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Scottish leader promises to hold ‘legal’ independence vote

Nicola Sturgeon's plan to join EU thrashed as Scotland has 'nothing to offer' to bloc

NICOLA STURGEON has had her Scottish independence dreams dashed as James Whale argued Scotland had "nothing to offer" to the European Union. TalkRadio host and commentator James Whale insisted Scotland would not rejoin the European Union as an equal partner. Speaking to Scottish journalist and independence campaigner, Michael Sturrock, Mr Whale insisted it would be foolish for Nicola Sturgeon to push Scotland into leaving the UK to try and join the EU now. He said the UK has just regained its sovereignty and

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Nicola Sturgeon's plan to join EU thrashed as Scotland has 'nothing to offer' to bloc

Coronavirus Scotland: 1,049 new Covid cases in 24 hours and 87 deaths

Coronavirus Scotland: 1,049 new Covid cases in 24 hours and 87 deaths There have been 1,049 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Scotland in the past 24 hours. According to Scottish Government statistics, there have been 87 deaths in the same period. 149 people are in intensive care with recently confirmed Covid while 2,010 people are in hospital. Yesterday there were 752 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Scotland, with 4 deaths. 437,900 people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccination and

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Coronavirus Scotland: 1,049 new Covid cases in 24 hours and 87 deaths

Mental health in Scotland: More than half of young adult Scots in debt lose sleep over their finances

More than half of all young adults in Scotland with debt have lost sleep while worrying about their finances, according to a new study. A poll of 1,016 Scots found that money concerns impacted the sleep of 55 per cent of those aged between 16 and 34 who had debts. Furthermore, almost two-thirds (60 per cent) of young adults in debt felt that their finances have negatively affected their mental health. The survey, conducted by Savanta ComRes and commissioned by National debt charity Christians Against Poverty

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Mental health in Scotland: More than half of young adult Scots in debt lose sleep over their finances

Vanessa Hudgens Was Accused Of Breaching COVID Lockdown Restrictions To Take Instagram Pictures And It's Sparked A Debate

"We're all grounded by the government and she's just prancing about getting pics for the 'gram like we're not still in a pandemic." Vanessa Hudgens has rocked the boat on social media after posting pictures from a walk in Scotland during a national lockdown. Kevin Mazur / Getty Images Another agreed, tweeting: "Why the fuck is Vanessa Hudgens cutting about Scotland in the middle ae a pandemic??? GO HAME." Another tweet read: "Can't believe Vanessa Hudgens is allowed to cut about Scotland right now but

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Vanessa Hudgens Was Accused Of Breaching COVID Lockdown Restrictions To Take Instagram Pictures And It's Sparked A Debate

Major trauma cases increase, as Covid-19 impacts upon opening of new centres

Major trauma cases have increased, at the same time as coronavirus has impacted on the opening of two new specialist trauma centres, MSPs were told. (Peter Byrne/PA) The number of major trauma cases being dealt with by medics has increased during the Covid-19 crisis – while at the same time the pandemic has “slightly scuppered” plans to open two specialist centres, MSPs have heard. Dr Martin McKechnie, the national clinical lead from the Scottish Trauma Network, said lockdown had resulted in more cases

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Major trauma cases increase, as Covid-19 impacts upon opening of new centres

Burning trees will not save us from the climate crisis

Around the world many governments are pinning their climate hopes on BECCS - Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage. A new report from our Friends of the Earth international network finds the idea to be a risky, costly and a dangerous distraction from the need to make rapid and deep cuts to emissions if we are to avoid catastrophic climate change. BECCS involves growing crops which take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere then burning them and using carbon capture and storage (CCS) to remove the climate-wrecking

scotsman.com ,  7h 0
Burning trees will not save us from the climate crisis

Big Burns Supper: Over 300,000 viewers watch Janey Godley-hosted show online

Janey Godley’s Big Burns Supper attracted a huge audience last night (January 25), with 327,000 viewers tuning in from around the world. Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 12:43 pm Updated Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 12:51 pm Scotland’s largest contemporary Burns celebration was broadcast free on Facebook and YouTube, and organisers have said it was seen by viewers in more than 50 countries. The virtual celebration, marking the festival’s 10th anniversary, featured artists including KT Tunstall, Dougie Maclean

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Big Burns Supper: Over 300,000 viewers watch Janey Godley-hosted show online