Coronavirus Scotland: Teaching unions react as schools reopen

Teaching unions are still furious at Government plans to press on with reopening schools in England in September, insisting the science is still not clear enough to be sure it’s safe. Pupils in Scotland started their full return to education today more than four months after lockdown began in March. And Boris Johnson’s Government insists … Read more Coronavirus Scotland: Teaching unions react as schools reopen

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a stay in Scotland but they won’t drop in on the Queen

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a patriotic stay in Scotland with their baby son Wilfred later this month (but they won’t drop in on the Queen) Mr Johnson told the nation recently that the UK had ‘fantastic destinations’ He will not see Her Majesty as part of the Prime Ministerial end-of-summer visit     The holiday … Read more Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a stay in Scotland but they won’t drop in on the Queen

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a stay in Scotland but they won’t drop in on the Queen

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a patriotic stay in Scotland with their baby son Wilfred later this month (but they won’t drop in on the Queen) Mr Johnson told the nation recently that the UK had ‘fantastic destinations’ He will not see Her Majesty as part of the Prime Ministerial end-of-summer visit     The holiday … Read more Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning a stay in Scotland but they won’t drop in on the Queen

Rishi Sunak goes into battle for the union as he plays up UK government Covid support for Scotland

Rishi Sunak was sent in to battle for the union today as he made his first visit to Scotland as Chancellor.  He was the latest minister to head north of the border in recent weeks as Boris Johnson attempts to cut off support for Nicola Sturgeon and independence in the wake of Brexit and coronavirus. … Read more Rishi Sunak goes into battle for the union as he plays up UK government Covid support for Scotland

Coronavirus Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says R rate has gone UP

Scotland’s coronavirus infection rate has risen in the wake of an outbreak in Aberdeen, Nicola Sturgeon admitted today. The First Minister said the R-rate for the county had risen to between 0.6 and one, up from between 0.6 and 0.9 and new cases have also been found in Glasgow and the Clyde. Some 25 new … Read more Coronavirus Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says R rate has gone UP

Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon may ban PUB CRAWLS

Nicola Sturgeon could ban PUB CRAWLS in Scotland after Aberdeen is locked down in coronavirus outbreak linked to bars in the Granite City First Minister said government looking at tightening rules after Aberdeen surge Pubs, cafes and restaurants have been ordered to shut by 5pm  Surgeon: ‘Pattern’ of ‘people going from one pub to another … Read more Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon may ban PUB CRAWLS

Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon may ban PUB CRAWLS

Nicola Sturgeon could ban PUB CRAWLS in Scotland after Aberdeen coronavirus outbreak linked to bars in the Granite City First Minister said government looking at tightening rules after Aberdeen surge Pubs, cafes and restaurants have been ordered to shut by 5pm  Surgeon: ‘Pattern’ of ‘people going from one pub to another in the same night’ … Read more Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon may ban PUB CRAWLS

Scotland imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Luxembourg over surge in coronavirus cases 

Scotland is to impose 14-day quarantine on arrivals in the country from Luxembourg, its government announced today. The measure, which follow the UK-wide quarantine move against Spain last weekend, will come into effect from midnight and seems almost certain to be followed by similar moves in England and the other home nations. Luxembourg, along with Belgium, … Read more Scotland imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Luxembourg over surge in coronavirus cases 

Scotland imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Luxembourg over surge in coronavirus cases 

Scotland imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Luxembourg over surge in coronavirus cases The measures will come into effect from midnight, the Scottish Government said Almost certain to be followed by similar moves in England and other UK nations SNP’s Humza Yousaf: there is a ‘clear indication’ virus is active and still spreading By David … Read more Scotland imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Luxembourg over surge in coronavirus cases 

The best, lesser-known beaches in the UK, from Scotland to Devon

The next few weeks will see huge numbers of people heading for popular beaches up and down the country — so here’s our pick of Britain’s best hideaways. The list includes a sheltered curve of gorgeous golden sand in Wales, a tucked-away beach in Devon where there’s a chance of spotting seals and a shingle and … Read more The best, lesser-known beaches in the UK, from Scotland to Devon