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Former athlete Lara Gorman backs calls for extended trust laws after teenage relationship with coach

Lara Gorman

A YOUNG athlete whose career was shattered by mental illness following a relationship with her adult coach has backed a campaign to criminalise sex between trainers and under 18s.

12:07am Thursday 27 April 2017

Fracking 'could damage Scotland's whisky industry'

Fracking 'could damage Scotland's whisky industry'

Potential fracking activity in Scotland could damage the whisky industry, which supports more than 10,500 Scottish jobs, according to campaigners.

4:19pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

May refuses to guarantee triple lock on pensions will continue

May refuses to guarantee triple lock on pensions will continue

Theresa May has refused to guarantee the triple lock on pensions will continue.

2:08pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

NFUS welcomes dropping of 'Making Tax Digital'

Rog Wood

The Government has removed the "Making Tax Digital" aspects from the 2017 Finance Bill ahead of Tuesday's debate in the House of Commons and yesterday's reading in the House of Lords.

12:04am Thursday 27 April 2017

School bus seat belts law would 'give peace of mind to many parents'

A coach carrying Lanark Grammar School pupils to Alton Towers crashed in 2010, killing 17-year-old Natasha Paton. An FAI later concluded she may have lived if she was wearing a seatbelt

A new law aimed at making seat belts compulsory on school buses would give parents across Scotland equal "peace of mind", MSPs have heard.

1:43pm Wednesday 26 April 2017

Iain Macwhirter: Ukip’s Collapse is the Tory Party’s gain – and Ruth Davidson’s biggest problem

Iain Macwhirter: Ukip’s Collapse is the Tory Party’s gain – and Ruth Davidson’s biggest problem

THERE is something richly ironic in the anti-immigration Ukip falling apart internally over accusations of Islamophobia. The party’s foreign spokesman, Jim Carver, has just resigned over manifesto pledges of his leader, Paul Nuttall, including…

8:04am Thursday 27 April 2017

The new inequality commission must be both bold and independent

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By Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland

12:06am Thursday 27 April 2017

Rates review still carries political risk

Rates review still carries political risk

THE Scottish Government has not had its troubles to seek over business rates. The botched revaluation which led to some premises facing increases of up to 400 per cent in their bills earlier this year rightly led to a stinging backlash.

12:06am Thursday 27 April 2017

Charity calls for more support for debt-ridden Scots as numbers seeking their help soar

Charity calls for more support for debt-ridden Scots as numbers seeking their help soar

A DEBT charity has called for urgent action as new figures showed that the number of Scots seeking help from them rose by 20 per cent last year.

12:10am Thursday 27 April 2017

Iain Macwhirter: Ukip’s Collapse is the Tory Party’s gain – and Ruth Davidson’s biggest problem

Iain Macwhirter

THERE is something richly ironic in the anti-immigration Ukip falling apart internally over accusations of Islamophobia. The party’s foreign spokesman, Jim Carver, has just resigned over manifesto pledges of his leader, Paul Nuttall, including…

12:28pm Wednesday 26 April 2017
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