Lothian County, Scotland Newswire

Lothian County, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Readers' Opinion: SNP must now abandon this totalitarian legisaltionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Sunday Herald

    TAKING A STANCE: Protestors outside the Supreme Court in London yesterday after judges ruled against the Scottish Government's Named Person scheme. The scheme had been approved by Holyrood as part of the Children and Young People Act 2014.

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  2. Councils warned to prepare for legal action after SNP's named person law ruled illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Opponents to the Named Person law, outside the Supreme Court Thursday, 28 July 2016 : Dr Stuart Waiton, Senior Lecturer , Abertay University; Norman Wells, Family Education Trust; Sam Webster, Solicitor Advocate, The Christian In COUNCILS trialling the controversial named person scheme should be "quaking in their boots" over a potential deluge of legal action after legislation the policy is based on was found to be illegal, campaigners have warned. In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court yesterday said that SNP plan to assign a state-appointed figure to look out for the welfare of every child in Scotland will have to be drastically overhauled as it breaches human rights legislation in its current form.

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  3. Scottish academies ready to start player production lineRead the original story

    58 min ago | Scotsman.com

    The hard work in laying the foundations has been done and the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy system is poised to push on and produce top quality players for the country, according to one of its regional chiefs. It is a year since the SRU officially launched its new youth development programme, with 95 of the nation's most promising male and female rugby players based in Aberdeen, Cumbernauld, Edinburgh and Galashiels.

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  4. Robertson to May: ignore will of Scottish people and your days as PM of United Kingdom are numberedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    THERESA May has been warned by the SNP's Angus Robertson that her "days as Prime Minister of a united Kingdom are numbered," if she fails to protect Scotland's place within the European Union. The blunt warning from the Nationalists' Westminster leader came as he launched his bid to become Nicola Sturgeon's party deputy, insisting Scotland was "truly on the brink of independence".

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  5. Scotland could provide 'safe harbour' for financial institutions post-Brexit, MSPs toldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Scotland could provide a "safe harbour" for financial institutions if it becomes the only part of the UK to retain access to the single market post-Brexit, MSPs have been told. The sector has expressed concerns about the impact of leaving the European Union on financial firms' access to the single market, which allows them to do business across the continent from their UK bases.

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  6. Host club hope bows out of Scottish Amateur amid confusionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Confusion reigned as Nairn's Andrew Burgess progressed to the quarter-finals of the Scottish Amateur Championship at Royal Aberdeen at the expense of host club hope Mark Halliday. When the pair shook hands on the 18th green, Halliday thought they'd finished all square and was about to head for the first tee when Burgess declared that he'd actually won by one hole.

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  7. J.K. Rowling slams website for using her image in sales pitchRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    J.K. Rowling denounced a website that is using her name and image to pitch a workshop that promises best-seller success. "I hate this kind of thing and I don't like my picture being used to sell it," tweeted Rowling on Thursday.

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  8. Appeal for new toys as vandals leave trail of destruction at children's charity premisesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    River Kids volunteers had to throw out piles of toys and baby goods from their Broxburn warehouse after the facility was targeted. Children's charity River Kids are putting out an urgent appeal for stock after they had to throw out piles of toys and baby goods after their warehouse was targeted by vandals.

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  9. Epidarex Capital Creates Nodthera LimitedRead the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    A pioneering new company based on Selvita research and utilizing novel immunological approaches to disease Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 28, 2016 / B3C newswire / -- Epidarex Capital today announces the launch of Nodthera Limited, a new biotech company focused on the discovery and development of novel inhibitors of the NLRP3 inflammasome. Nodthera is based on world class research conducted within Selvita S.A. , an international drug discovery company, with offices in Boston, San Francisco, Cambridge, UK and Krakow, Poland.

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  10. Actinogen Medical Announces Landmark Research On Excess Cortisol And Alzheimer??'s DiseaseRead the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    Actinogen Medical announced today results of its lead compound, Xanamema , a novel, orally administered 11AY-HSD1 inhibitor, which demonstrated in a Phase I study that it significantly inhibited production of cortisol in healthy volunteers and successfully crossed the blood-brain barrier. A separate study, the Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing , sponsored by the CSIRO and a number of Australian universities, showed a correlation between elevated cortisol in the blood of a healthy aged population and the subsequent development of Alzheimer's disease in these individuals.

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  11. Little baby brother arrivedRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2012 | Ulla's Amazing Wee Blog

    The little baby brother arrived in a rush after Sunday lunch at the Botanics. This time we had a good home water birth although it seemed much more painful than the first time.

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  12. J.K. Rowling slams web site for using her image in sales pitchRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    J.K. Rowling denounced a web site that is using her name and image to pitch a workshop that promises best-seller success. "I hate this kind of thing and I don't like my picture being used to sell it," tweeted Rowling on Thursday.

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  13. Carolina Leaves For Scotland & IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | University of North Carolina

    North Carolina continues its preparation for the 2016-17 women's basketball season with a 12-day trip to Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland during which it will play three games. The Tar Heels will depart on Thursday, July 28 and return Monday, Aug. 8. The team is scheduled to visit Edinburgh, Scotland, before heading to Belfast, Northern Ireland and then on to Dublin, Killarney and Galway in Ireland.

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  14. Judges block Nicola Sturgeon's 'totalitarian' law to appoint a...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    In a humiliating blow to Nicola Sturgeon , judges today blocked her government's controversial law to appoint a named person for every child, blasting the scheme as 'totalitarian' Judges have blocked Nicola Sturgeon's controversial law to appoint a named person for every child in Scotland, blasting the scheme as 'totalitarian'. It is a humiliating blow for the SNP Government in Edinburgh but defiant Scottish ministers insist the measure will still go ahead despite today's ruling by the Supreme Court in London - the UK's highest court.

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  15. Youth charged after alleged break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Officers received a report of men within the garden of a property on the High Street at around 5.15am on Wednesday, July 27 and responded to the scene.

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  16. Pledge given over university researchRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Scottish Government and Universities Scotland have made it clear that they value the contribution of EU researchers to Scottish research as well as the economy, society and culture.

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  17. Named person scheme to go ahead despite 'incompatible' ruling, ministers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    The Scottish Government insists controversial new measures to appoint a named person for every child will still go ahead despite the UK's highest court ruling the legislation at present is "incompatible" with European human rights laws. The flagship policy, introduced by the SNP administration at Holyrood, set out to appoint a single point of contact, such as a teacher or health visitor, to look out for the welfare of children under 18. Ministers have argued the service will act as a safety net to help families and children if they need it while opponents argue the move breaches the human rights of parents.

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  18. Consultant could buy two homes with overtime payRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    The consultant, working at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, was paid A 183,204 on top of their normal salary as part of a system branded 'unsustainable' by one Lancashire hospital chief. With the average price of a terraced property in the resort currently at A 86,479 the overtime cash would have paid for two houses, with thousands to spare.

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  19. Pupil Support AssistantEdinburghRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Times Educational Supplement

    This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Act 2007.

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  20. Drivers being warned about the latest roadworks at the A89 near BathgateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    West Lothian Council has given notice of the work which is set to start on Monday, August 8 between the Boghall Roundabout and the Tesco Distribution Centre The authority is advising drivers of a road closure on the A89 from Boghall Roundabout near Bathgate to the Tesco Distribution Centre which is likely to cause some disruption.

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