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Brexit march on Holyrood

Campaigners will march on Holyrood to demand a final vote on the Brexit deal

22nd March 2018 by Susan Smith

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New laws should ensure more female politicians

Campaigners have called for a new law to ensure half of all political candidates in Scotland are women

22nd March 2018 by Susan Smith

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Walking footballers show class is permanent

Age Scotland has praised the work of the country's walking football network, which aims to get older players back in the game

22nd March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Rape and death threats: every day reality for women on Twitter

Death and rape threats and misogynistic attacks are a daily fact of life for women using social media platform Twitter

21st March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Climate change could mean favourites are off the menu

Fish and chips, chicken tikka masala and other popular dishes could be at risk, WWF has warned

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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I took on the Mother of all Challenges

Leigh McLean was one of four inspirational mums who battled five days of gruelling physical challenges for Sport Relief

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emergency grant for closure-threatened charity

The Scottish Youth Theatre has secured funding which will allow it to continue beyond the summer

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Hollywood actor takes aim at legal loan sharks

The Hollywood actor has created the End High Cost Credit Alliance, which aims to promote affordable lending for those excluded from mainstream credit

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Reading challenge to be extended

The First Minister's Reading Challenge is run by the Scottish Book Trust and aims to get youngsters reading for pleasure

19th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Anti-sectarian project funding fears

Organisations which tackle religious prejudice in Scotland face losing their funding in less than a fortnight

19th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Women of Influence awards recognise the remarkable

Action for Children's annual fundraiser was held in Glasgow this weekend

19th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: should greyhound racing be banned?

Poll: should greyhound racing be banned?

16th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Offensive behaviour at football act binned by politicians

Supporters have been warned that they could still face prosecution for behaving unacceptably

16th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland to recognise animal sentience

The Scottish Government is to enshrine a commitment to animal sentience into law

16th March 2018 by Susan Smith

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Charities still struggling to embrace digital technology

The 2018 Charity Digital Skills report has shown that progress in the sector improving its digital capabilities is slow

16th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Time to end “cruel” greyhound racing?

Industry figures shows the welfare toll taken on racing dogs

15th March 2018 by Graham Martin

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Scots urged to make different choices at the chippy

The Marine Conservation Society has updated its Good Fish Guide, with consumers urged to ditch cod and haddock

15th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Tributes paid to Stephen Hawking

MND Scotland have praised the scientist's work in raising awareness of the condition

14th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Ten Scottish hostels for a super staycation

Today's hostels are a far cry from the cold and comfortless bunkhouses of old, we've found 10 of the best for those looking for an ethical staycation

13th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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