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A Scottish whisky distillery, in its entirety, is being shipped out to China today. More than 35 tonnes of equipment, including flooring, control valves and pipework, is leaving Buckie in Moray for the port of Tianjin, according to a BBC report. It will be Inner Mongolia’s first whisky distillery when it opens towards the end [...]
The Scottish government came under fire today over claims that it exploits “loopholes” in lobbying laws after reports surfaced of “hundreds” of meetings going unrecorded. Analysis by the Herald and investigative outlet the Ferret of ministerial engagements showed “hundreds” of meetings which were undertaken but not subsequently reported to the register, the newspaper wrote today. [...]
Nicola Sturgeon’s government said today that Scottish women suffering from the side effects of vaginal mesh implants will be able to travel to Bristol or the United States to have them removed. The use of the implants was stopped in Scotland in 2018 after some women experienced painful and debilitating side effects. The Scottish government [...]
Scotland has reported a record number of daily Covid cases for the third time this week, as cases surpassed the 4000 mark for the first time since the start of the pandemic. 4234 people registered positive Covid test results in the last 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish government figures published on Thursday. The [...]
Scotland has recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic for the second time in a matter of days. 3,887 people registered positive Covid test results in the last 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish government figures published on Wednesday. The case rate was up 769 on the previous [...]
Queen Elizabeth began a week of engagements in Scotland with a visit to the factory where they make the country’s favorite soft drink, Irn-Bru. Watch the full report.
Close to 32m second doses of Covid-19 vaccine have now been delivered in the UK, as of 23 June, meaning the equivalent of roughly 61 per cent of adults are fully vaccinated. Some 43.5m first doses have also been delivered, the equivalent of almost 83 per cent of people aged 18 and over. Nevertheless, the [...]
Many of the “negative impacts which were envisaged” at the time of the vote in June 2016 are “only now “starting to crystallise”, the Scottish Government has said five years on from the Brexit referendum. Determining the “real impact” of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union will take many years, according to a [...]
An attempt to break the 37-year-old record for London to Glasgow by train ended with the Pendolino 39004 arriving at Glasgow Central Station 21 seconds over time. The previous record was set at 3 hours 52 minutes and 40 seconds in 1984 by a BR Advanced Passenger Train (APT). Pendoli-nope Officials said the attempt missed [...]
Iran has been accused of pushing disinformation online in an attempt to interfere in the Scottish Parliament election. A report by the right-leaning foreign affairs think-tank the Henry Jackson Society found that “Iran’s activities in cyber space are designed to attack the constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom”. “There appear to be elements within Iran [...]
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