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Final push for Scottish dairy farmers to apply for EU Dairy Aid

NFU Scotland is encouraging all Scottish dairy farmers to act now or run the risk of missing out on valuable dairy aid scheme money.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

Business
This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

Environment
BONNYRIGG: Workers' memorial, King George V Park. International Workers' Memorial Day service and wreathlaying

Communities across Scotland mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

Throughout Scotland communities will gather on Friday, April 28, to remember those killed or who have suffered injury at work.

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A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

Survey provides new insights into the lives of cats

A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

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Thousands of Further Education lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike.

College lecturers take strike action

Thousands of Further Education Lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike today (Thursday) over claims the College Management has refused to honour a deal on pay and conditions that was reached more than a year ago. The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) claims support for the strike has been overwhelming, with picket lines in place at colleges across Scotland and messages of support from the Scottish Trades Union Congress, sororal and fraternal trade unions, student representatives, political parties and candidates, and the wider community.

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The candidates and Stewart Shaw at the hustings on Wednesday night.

Council candidates set out their stalls for Bute

Bute’s candidates for the Argyll and Bute Council elections made their cases at a hustings this week.

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Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

Health
Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Mugs and glasses, or plates and bowls might be one thing, but British football fans confess that in football-related rage they’ve also broken smartphones, TV’s, coffee tables and even bones.

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100 days Of President Trump

100 days Of President Trump

With U.S. President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office this Sunday (April 30), new search trends analysis research today reveals the top twenty funniest online searches from Americans relating to their new President.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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The view of Colintraive from Rhubodach ferry terminal, including the slipway that will be replaced.

Rhubodach slipway replacement work to start soon

The project to replace the ferry slipways at Rhubodach and Colintraive is set to start this summer.

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Four out of five children feel that social media companies arent doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found.

Social media sites are failing to shield children from inappropriate content

Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found.

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EU funding for Seafood Scotland

EU funding for Seafood Scotland

Seafood Scotland has been awarded just under £1 million of EU funding to showcase Scottish produce at international trade shows.

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New figures have shown that  uptake of breast screening continues to decline.

Figures show more women are missing out on breast cancer screening checks

New figures have shown growing numbers of women are missing out on potentially life-saving breast cancer checks in Scotland.

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Colossal Clansman launches piping hot summer in Glasgow

Colossal Clansman launches piping hot summer in Glasgow

The landscape of Glasgow Green looked very different recently, as a giant 23ft piper mural, known as The Colossal Clansman, popped (or piped) up in the park – announcing that Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival and The World Pipe Band Championships are returning to the city from August 7 – 13.

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Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny and Santa cost parents in Scotland £2,830 per child

Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny and Santa cost parents in Scotland £2,830 per child

From cash gifts for Easter to decorating the house as though the Tooth Fairy has paid a visit, new research reveals how much money parents in Scotland are spending to keep childhood characters alive for their kids.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Don’t ignore viral meningitis - make viral visible

Don’t ignore viral meningitis - make viral visible

The UK’s leading meningitis charity is calling for those who have suffered from the viral form of the disease to ‘Make Viral Visible’ to help dispel myths and misconceptions that this form of the disease is not dangerous and always ‘mild’.

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