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New ruling on obesity will impact on Scottish business

Scottish business will be seeking guidance in how to interpret the European Court ruling that companies must not discriminate on the grounds of obesity in the workplace. European Court of Justice. The case stems from Mr Karsten Kaltoft, a clinically …

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Joan McAlpine: Even Jim Murphy can't shake off the Scottish Labour cringe

Jim Murphy intends to force Scottish Labour to be – sharp intake of breath – more proud of SCOTLAND. But if you are called “Scottish Labour” why do you need reminding of (what should be) your core purpose? Why do you need to be forced to put your own …

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Scottish FA Charge Dundee United's Paul Paton For Spitting On Opponent …

The Scottish FA have confirmed that Dundee United's Paul Paton will be unable to appeal his two-match ban for spitting at Aberdeen's Jonny Hayes despite both players involved openly stating that the incident never actually occurred. The non-incident …

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Scotland fans take part in Christmas Truce tournament

A group of Scottish football fans, including former Scotland Homeless World Cup players, are travelling to Belgium to play in a unique football tournament to commemorate the 'Christmas Truce' football match played during the First World War 100 years ago.

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NVZ restrictions to be lifted on 2200 Scottish farms

More than 2,200 Scottish farms are to be freed from nitrate vulnerable zone (NVZ) restrictions from 2 February 2015. The Scottish government has announced that the boundaries of Scotland's four existing NVZs – Moray/Aberdeenshire/Banff and Buchan, …

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Report raises concerns about armed forces visits to Scottish schools

A new report published today (19 December 2014) shows that the armed forces visited four fifths (83 per cent) of state secondary schools within a two year period, between 2010-2012. The report argues that the purpose of many of the visits is related to …

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Scottish Premiership: Aberdeen v Kilmarnock team news

Scottish Premiership: Aberdeen v Kilmarnock team news. Last Updated: 19/12/14 11:52am. 0. Barry Robson: The veteran midfielder is available for the Dons this weekend. Barry Robson has recovered from injury and is available for Aberdeen's Scottish …

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Scottish hotel revenues soar

Revenue in hotels in Edinburgh and Glasgow soared during September according to the latest report by accountants and business advisers, BDO LLP. The firm's monthly hotel survey found that year-on-year revenue (the industry term is rooms yield) rose …

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Scottish chip shop serves deep-fried yule logs and Christmas pudding

We serve each pudding with Scottish cream. They make everything very tasty.' Reivers Fish Bar previously gained a reputation on account of its deep-fried Oreo cookies, which are available throughout the year, and special battered Cadbury's Creme Eggs …

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Scottish League Cup finds sponsor for final stages

It is thought to be worth in the region of £100,000 to the organiser, the Scottish Professional Football League. SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster said: "We have been in the market for a presenting partner for the Scottish League Cup and interest was …

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Coach CPD Days for 2015 – Scottish Orienteering

Category: News … SC334748), National Orienteering Centre. Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, PH22 1QU. The Scottish Orienteering Association is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC043563.

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Scottish Student Debt Soars, Trust Deed Scotland Reports

Trust Deed Scotland can provide Scottish students who are struggling with debt a comprehensive debt advisory service. In order to prevent students slipping into unmanageable debt from an early age, using a debt advisory service could help tackle …

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New Scottish Labour shadow cabinet

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy unveiled his new gender balanced shadow cabinet outside Holyrood yesterday. He said members would take a “bold and radical” approach to ensure the party was “fighting fit” for the general election in May. Mr Murphy, MP …

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Scottish Conservatives say their house-buying alternative would avoid 'tax on …

He added that a net gain of £564 would apply to the average detached property in Perth and Kinross, when the policy is compared to Scottish Government plans for a land and buildings transaction tax. The Tories back a starting rate of tax at £140,000 …

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Scottish Labour leadership: Rutherglen MSP celebrating after helping Murphy to …

James Kelly MSP was celebrating at the weekend after playing a key role in Jim Murphy's victory in the Scottish Labour leadership contest. Mr Kelly was co-chair of the former shadow defence minister's campaign, alongside Jenny Marra MSP. It was …

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Hairmyres crisis: MSP's call on the Scottish Government to clean up hospital wards

MSPs are calling on the Scottish Government to play their part in cleaning up Hairmyres Hospital. Linda Fabiani and Margaret McCulloch are backing a campaign by Unison's Lanarkshire health branch to return cleaning, catering and portering to the public …

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'Weather bomb' hits UK bringing travel chaos and disruption …

Western Isles left without power, ferry and train services cancelled in Scotland as high winds batter Britain. … popular. Popular in uk news; Popular across the guardian. 1 …

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Scotland unveils marine blueprint – Politics | ReNews …

"The National Marine Plan will introduce a single framework to manage all activity in Scottish waters and provide clarity to developers and decision makers on Scotland's priorities for sustainable use of the sea.” Image: Scottish government. Share this: Tagged in: EuropeOffshore WindPoliticsScotlandUKWave and Tidal. Right shadow. Arrow image Bio · Arrow image Comment · Arrow […]

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Scottish hockey hopefuls named in GB Olympic training squad

… challenge in their qualifier in Antwerp with world number one Australia, hosts Belgium, India and Pakistan in the mix. And with England finishing seventh in their Champions Trophy, the road to Rio is far from guaranteed for the small Scottish …

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Scottish satellite data analytics firm closes fundraising before it gets “silly”

The new funding round saw Green Angel Syndicate join long-term backers Par Equity and the Scottish Investment Bank in making an investment. GSi chief executive Nigel Douglas said: “We are encouraged by this latest round of funding, which attracted a …

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Scottish children's minister begins maternity leave

Scotland's children's minister has become the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave. Aileen Campbell, whose last day in the job was on Thursday, is being covered by fellow SNP MSP Fiona McLeod, until she returns. Ms Campbell …

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Scottish Widows data protection error 'costs customer £50k'

In a letter sent earlier this month, seen by Money Marketing, Scottish Widows says it erroneously updated the customer's address when his ex-wife provided a change of address instruction for a different policy. This was despite the provider having been …

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Walking football taking off at Ochilview

The new walking football project at Ochilview has now been up and running for eight weeks in the Scottish FA's Central Region and is proving to be a success. The group, which is for men and women over 50, meets every Monday from 10am – 11am at …

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Heathrow gives Scottish tourism a boost

Spanning the themes of food, countryside and heritage, the new adverts aim to introduce visitors to authentic Scottish 'ambassadors' and the experiences they represent. Ethical shellfisher Guy Grieve from the Isle of Mull stars in the food-themed …

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Scottish university unveils new multi-million pound investment

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Scotland's oil industry 'close to collapse' – Daily Express

THE North Sea oil industry is “close to collapse” due to plunging prices, a top industry figure has warned.

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Scottish Government: Scotland to benefit from £775m Euro funding over next six …

Mr Brown added: "Scottish SMEs will benefit through ERDF-funded initiatives by Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise and the local authorities aimed at joining up their support for business and bolstering competitiveness in Scotland …

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Berghaus prizes on offer as Ramblers seek Scottish walkers' views

Walkers in Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a survey to have their say on the great outdoors. Ramblers Scotland is offering a prize draw to those taking part in the online survey, which it says will help it shape its vision in the next 10 …

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Big funding boost to reverse Scottish Wildcat decline

Once numerous across the whole of mainland Britain, the Scottish Wildcat is now restricted to northern Scotland and is in grave danger of becoming extinct unless action is taken to conserve it. But there are now plans to safeguard the species – which …

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Skills and reputation stand Scottish financial sector in good stead

But it appears clear that – as we would expect – financial services out-performed the Scottish economy as a whole from 2005-2008. The surprise is that after a sharp fall over the next two years the sector has bounced back, even while RBS and HBOS …

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Renewables account for 32% of Scottish electricity

“Renewable generation continues to go from strength to strength in Scotland, now matching fossil fuels for the first time,” said Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing. “Harnessing Scotland's vast energy wealth has multiple benefits – reducing our …

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Murphy must clarify Trident renewal stance

The SNP has branded the UK government's obsession with Trident as an 'obscenity' and pressed Jim Murphy to clarify his position on Tory plans to spend £100 billion on replacing Trident. This follows the UK defence Minister's further commitment today to …

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Scottish software firm Gael in takeover deal

A Scottish software firm has been taken over, with the prospect of expanding its workforce as it reaches new markets. Gael, based in East Kilbride, has been bought by Ideagen, a Nottingham company listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative …

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Cumbernauld Councillor presses Scottish Government for fracking moratorium

Stephanie Griffin, a Labour Councillor for Cumbernauld South has told Cumbernauld Media that the North Lanarkshire Council Labour Group “backed” the concept of a moratorium at today's meeting, but explained why she believes that the Scottish …

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Scottish Premiership – Paton handed two match ban after 'spitting' row

Paton contested the compliance officer Tony McGlennan's original charge but a Scottish Football Association disciplinary tribunal has now found the Northern Ireland international guilty. He was due to miss Sunday's Scottish Premiership clash with …

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