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Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone users have downloaded Covid-19 tracing app

Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone users have downloaded Covid-19 tracing app

Concerns are being voiced that fewer than 40% of adults have downloaded an app that researchers say is needed to help halt the spread of Covid-19.Oxford Univer [...] Read full article: Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone us...→

Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone users have downloaded Covid-19 tracing app

Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone users have downloaded Covid-19 tracing app

Concerns are being voiced that fewer than 40% of adults have downloaded an app that researchers say is needed to help halt the spread of Covid-19.Oxford Univer [...] Read full article: Fewer than 40% of Scottish smartphone us...→

Lack of clarity over whether Scottish modelling done on potential impact of Covid-19 Christmas restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon took a cautious tone during her daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, warning Scots not to take the allowance of three households to mix ove [...] Read full article: Lack of clarity over whether Scottish mo...→

Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus latest as First Minister updates Scottish Parliament on covid restriction levels

Last updated: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020, 13:10... Areas with high levels of deprivation and high levels of Covid-19 are seeing the highest impact on school at [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus ...→

Why staying local makes sense for Scottish golfers during Covid times

Pondering this column has felt like standing at the edge of a minefield deciding whether or not to progress, and it would have been easy to have opted not to v [...] Read full article: Why staying local makes sense for Scotti...→

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Health minister Jeane Freeman said the vaccine would not be made compulsory when it is rolled out across the country. Read full article: Scottish Government to launch Covid vacc...→

Teachers accuse Scottish Government of showing a 'total lack of empathy' around Covid-19 fears

Teachers have said they feel ignored and dismissed by the Scottish Government after local authorities failed to accept work from home status for those teaching [...] Read full article: Teachers accuse Scottish Government of s...→

Release of Covid-19 second wave death forecasting 'not in public interest', claims Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has been accused of “absurd” decision making after officials blocked the release of forecasting analysis examining the potential number [...] Read full article: Release of Covid-19 second wave death fo...→

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

A NEW strain of coronavirus has been detected in South Australia that it is thought could spread up to five times quicker than previous strains. The news is pa [...] Read full article: New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster ...→

Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Covid hotspots introduced

A legal ban on travel in and out of Covid hotspots across Scotland is to be introduced to halt the transmission of the virus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ha [...] Read full article: Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Co...→

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

SCOTLAND is to host one of two new ‘mega labs’ which will more than double the testing capacity of the UK. Read full article: New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double...→

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Nicola Sturgeon has said it is a concern that coronavirus tracers were unable to contact more than 3,500 Scots who tested positive for the disease.The first mi [...] Read full article: Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blam...→

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a grip' on Covid tracing regime

Nicola Sturgeon has been told to “get a grip” of Scotland’s Covid-19 contact tracing regime amid criticism over failures to track down thousands of infected Sc [...] Read full article: FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a gri...→

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

New figures show that contact tracers were unable to get in touch with 3,512 people who had tested positive Read full article: Scots Test and Protect covid system has ...→

Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A star, Celtic outcast update, positive Covid cases confirmed - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Club football may be taking a back seat this week, but there are still plenty rumours flying around Scottish football during the international break. Read full article: Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A st...→

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

THE Scottish government should be taking bolder action to ensure that it does not “accelerate existing inequalities” in its response to the Covid crisis, MSPs  [...] Read full article: Scottish government should take bolder a...→

Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink and MSPs could be about to push them over the edge – Belhaven

The Scottish pub is a much-loved institution. It is the beating heart of a community, the place where people can gather to socialise with friends and family. Read full article: Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink...→

Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from COVID-19 months after coming back to frontline to help others

A hero Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic who returned to full-time frontline paramedic duties when coronavirus took hold of the nation has died. Read full article: Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from C...→

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

A NEW groundbreaking Scottish financial institution will launch today in a bid to restore Scotland's economy after COVID-19 and rival the City of London. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottis...→

Scottish grandmother in care home is inspiration behind Covid wristband which could help reduce virus transmission

IT is an unconscious act but we all seem to put our hand to our face several times a day simply out of habit.... However, early on in the coronavirus crisis it [...] Read full article: Scottish grandmother in care home is ins...→

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

At least five Scottish schools and nurseries are currently closed or 'at risk' of closure due to Covid-19, according to the latest data. Read full article: Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'r...→

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

SCOTLAND will launch mass testing of students for Covid-19 at two universities before the Christmas holidays, a Scottish minister revealed today.... “Lateral f [...] Read full article: Scottish unis will mass test students fo...→

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

There have been a number of coronavirus outbreaks at the Liverpool plant since the pandemic began Read full article: JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tra...→

Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and school season as a result of Covid-19 pandemic

Israel v Scotland: Kick-off time, is it on TV, who to watch, form guide, Nation's League preview, last match Read full article: Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and ...→

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

IT has already had starring roles in Outlander, Mrs Brown and Monarch of the Glen and takes centre stage in the new season of The Crown. Read full article: Scottish castle could miss out on full '...→

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Colleagues reported Tracey McCallum (pictured) to bosses at Crosshouse Hospital in Ayrshire, Scotland, after she branded the outbreak a 'scamdemic'. Read full article: Scottish nurse is suspended for spreadin...→

The Scottish Government are considering contingency plan to postpone the May elections due to Covid-19

The Scottish Government are considering emergency plans that will allow them to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: The Scottish Government are considering ...→

No reason for Scottish teachers to switch off Covid app, says Nicola Sturgeon

There is no reason for teachers to be told to turn off the coronavirus contact tracing app on their mobile phones, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Read full article: No reason for Scottish teachers to switc...→

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

AN SNP MP was ruthlessly shut down after demands for another Scottish Independence referendum in the House of Commons. Read full article: 'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Sco...→

Scottish community heroes honoured with benches for covid contributions

In celebration of their contribution to communities throughout the pandemic, two Scots have been honoured with bespoke benches designed by Repair Shop’s Jay Bl [...] Read full article: Scottish community heroes honoured with ...→

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

The Scottish leader has taken drastic action to stop the spread of coronavirus, and anyone caught breaking the rules will be slapped with a £60 fine without a [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border t...→

11 Scottish under-21 players forced into isolation due to Covid-19 outbreak

Three members of the Scotland under-21s have tested positive for Covid-19 while a further eight have been forced into isolation as a result. Read full article: 11 Scottish under-21 players forced into...→

Scottish Golf updates travel advice for new COVID-19 restrictions

Scottish Golf has updated its guidance about travel to member clubs ahead of new COVID-19 restrictions which will become law from 6pm on Friday. Read full article: Scottish Golf updates travel advice for ...→

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Authorities are under pressure to solve ethical dilemmas created by data collection amid a health crisis Read full article: Covid tracing fans public health vs priv...→

Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottish Government's Covid second wave forecasts – Scotsman comment

Nicola Sturgeon has added to her already considerable reputation as a capable politician during the Covid pandemic by being generally honest about the situatio [...] Read full article: Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottis...→

Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-isolation figures, MSPs told

Schools are seeking to “mark down” the extent of Covid-19 self-isolation among pupils and official figures should not be trusted, MSPs have been told. Read full article: Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-...→

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

The governing body accepted that it wouldn't be safe for players to resume matches next year. Read full article: Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic se...→

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits are to be rolled out from next year, the Social Security Secretary has said. Read full article: Scottish disability benefits to start fr...→

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

CORONAVIRUS cases in Scotland are continuing to remain high despite Nicola Sturgeon's restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish...→

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero by Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet… Read full article: The Scottish Government has committed to...→

Scottish students to be offered new fast-track Covid tests

Scottish students who want to return home at Christmas will be told to reduce their “social mixing” two weeks before they leave and will be offered a new speed [...] Read full article: Scottish students to be offered new fast...→

Demand for answers to claims Scottish Covid testing is failing

The Scottish Government has been accused of “peddling widely inaccurate data” about its Test and Protect system, as a demand for an urgent Parliamentary questi [...] Read full article: Demand for answers to claims Scottish Co...→

Lack of clarity over whether Scottish modelling done on potential impact of Covid-19 Christmas restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon took a cautious tone during her daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, warning Scots not to take the allowance of three households to mix ove [...] Read full article: Lack of clarity over whether Scottish mo...→

Scottish community heroes honoured with benches for covid contributions

In celebration of their contribution to communities throughout the pandemic, two Scots have been honoured with bespoke benches designed by Repair Shop’s Jay Bl [...] Read full article: Scottish community heroes honoured with ...→

Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from COVID-19 months after coming back to frontline to help others

A hero Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic who returned to full-time frontline paramedic duties when coronavirus took hold of the nation has died. Read full article: Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from C...→

Why staying local makes sense for Scottish golfers during Covid times

Pondering this column has felt like standing at the edge of a minefield deciding whether or not to progress, and it would have been easy to have opted not to v [...] Read full article: Why staying local makes sense for Scotti...→

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

The Scottish leader has taken drastic action to stop the spread of coronavirus, and anyone caught breaking the rules will be slapped with a £60 fine without a [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border t...→

Scottish grandmother in care home is inspiration behind Covid wristband which could help reduce virus transmission

IT is an unconscious act but we all seem to put our hand to our face several times a day simply out of habit.... However, early on in the coronavirus crisis it [...] Read full article: Scottish grandmother in care home is ins...→

Scottish Golf updates travel advice for new COVID-19 restrictions

Scottish Golf has updated its guidance about travel to member clubs ahead of new COVID-19 restrictions which will become law from 6pm on Friday. Read full article: Scottish Golf updates travel advice for ...→

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

At least five Scottish schools and nurseries are currently closed or 'at risk' of closure due to Covid-19, according to the latest data. Read full article: Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'r...→

Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottish Government's Covid second wave forecasts – Scotsman comment

Nicola Sturgeon has added to her already considerable reputation as a capable politician during the Covid pandemic by being generally honest about the situatio [...] Read full article: Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottis...→

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

There have been a number of coronavirus outbreaks at the Liverpool plant since the pandemic began Read full article: JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tra...→

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

A NEW strain of coronavirus has been detected in South Australia that it is thought could spread up to five times quicker than previous strains. The news is pa [...] Read full article: New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster ...→

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

The governing body accepted that it wouldn't be safe for players to resume matches next year. Read full article: Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic se...→

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

IT has already had starring roles in Outlander, Mrs Brown and Monarch of the Glen and takes centre stage in the new season of The Crown. Read full article: Scottish castle could miss out on full '...→

Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Covid hotspots introduced

A legal ban on travel in and out of Covid hotspots across Scotland is to be introduced to halt the transmission of the virus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ha [...] Read full article: Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Co...→

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Nicola Sturgeon has said it is a concern that coronavirus tracers were unable to contact more than 3,500 Scots who tested positive for the disease.The first mi [...] Read full article: Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blam...→

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

New figures show that contact tracers were unable to get in touch with 3,512 people who had tested positive Read full article: Scots Test and Protect covid system has ...→

Scottish students to be offered new fast-track Covid tests

Scottish students who want to return home at Christmas will be told to reduce their “social mixing” two weeks before they leave and will be offered a new speed [...] Read full article: Scottish students to be offered new fast...→

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

AN SNP MP was ruthlessly shut down after demands for another Scottish Independence referendum in the House of Commons. Read full article: 'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Sco...→

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

THE Scottish government should be taking bolder action to ensure that it does not “accelerate existing inequalities” in its response to the Covid crisis, MSPs  [...] Read full article: Scottish government should take bolder a...→

Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink and MSPs could be about to push them over the edge – Belhaven

The Scottish pub is a much-loved institution. It is the beating heart of a community, the place where people can gather to socialise with friends and family. Read full article: Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink...→

Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus latest as First Minister updates Scottish Parliament on covid restriction levels

Last updated: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020, 13:10... Areas with high levels of deprivation and high levels of Covid-19 are seeing the highest impact on school at [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus ...→

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

A NEW groundbreaking Scottish financial institution will launch today in a bid to restore Scotland's economy after COVID-19 and rival the City of London. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottis...→

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Health minister Jeane Freeman said the vaccine would not be made compulsory when it is rolled out across the country. Read full article: Scottish Government to launch Covid vacc...→

11 Scottish under-21 players forced into isolation due to Covid-19 outbreak

Three members of the Scotland under-21s have tested positive for Covid-19 while a further eight have been forced into isolation as a result. Read full article: 11 Scottish under-21 players forced into...→

Teachers accuse Scottish Government of showing a 'total lack of empathy' around Covid-19 fears

Teachers have said they feel ignored and dismissed by the Scottish Government after local authorities failed to accept work from home status for those teaching [...] Read full article: Teachers accuse Scottish Government of s...→

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Authorities are under pressure to solve ethical dilemmas created by data collection amid a health crisis Read full article: Covid tracing fans public health vs priv...→

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

SCOTLAND will launch mass testing of students for Covid-19 at two universities before the Christmas holidays, a Scottish minister revealed today.... “Lateral f [...] Read full article: Scottish unis will mass test students fo...→

Release of Covid-19 second wave death forecasting 'not in public interest', claims Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has been accused of “absurd” decision making after officials blocked the release of forecasting analysis examining the potential number [...] Read full article: Release of Covid-19 second wave death fo...→

Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-isolation figures, MSPs told

Schools are seeking to “mark down” the extent of Covid-19 self-isolation among pupils and official figures should not be trusted, MSPs have been told. Read full article: Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-...→

Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and school season as a result of Covid-19 pandemic

Israel v Scotland: Kick-off time, is it on TV, who to watch, form guide, Nation's League preview, last match Read full article: Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and ...→

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits are to be rolled out from next year, the Social Security Secretary has said. Read full article: Scottish disability benefits to start fr...→

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Colleagues reported Tracey McCallum (pictured) to bosses at Crosshouse Hospital in Ayrshire, Scotland, after she branded the outbreak a 'scamdemic'. Read full article: Scottish nurse is suspended for spreadin...→

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

SCOTLAND is to host one of two new ‘mega labs’ which will more than double the testing capacity of the UK. Read full article: New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double...→

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

CORONAVIRUS cases in Scotland are continuing to remain high despite Nicola Sturgeon's restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish...→

The Scottish Government are considering contingency plan to postpone the May elections due to Covid-19

The Scottish Government are considering emergency plans that will allow them to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: The Scottish Government are considering ...→

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a grip' on Covid tracing regime

Nicola Sturgeon has been told to “get a grip” of Scotland’s Covid-19 contact tracing regime amid criticism over failures to track down thousands of infected Sc [...] Read full article: FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a gri...→

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero by Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet… Read full article: The Scottish Government has committed to...→

No reason for Scottish teachers to switch off Covid app, says Nicola Sturgeon

There is no reason for teachers to be told to turn off the coronavirus contact tracing app on their mobile phones, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Read full article: No reason for Scottish teachers to switc...→

Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A star, Celtic outcast update, positive Covid cases confirmed - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Club football may be taking a back seat this week, but there are still plenty rumours flying around Scottish football during the international break. Read full article: Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A st...→

Demand for answers to claims Scottish Covid testing is failing

The Scottish Government has been accused of “peddling widely inaccurate data” about its Test and Protect system, as a demand for an urgent Parliamentary questi [...] Read full article: Demand for answers to claims Scottish Co...→

Lack of clarity over whether Scottish modelling done on potential impact of Covid-19 Christmas restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon took a cautious tone during her daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, warning Scots not to take the allowance of three households to mix ove [...] Read full article: Lack of clarity over whether Scottish mo...→

Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink and MSPs could be about to push them over the edge – Belhaven

The Scottish pub is a much-loved institution. It is the beating heart of a community, the place where people can gather to socialise with friends and family. Read full article: Covid has put Scottish pubs on the brink...→

Scottish community heroes honoured with benches for covid contributions

In celebration of their contribution to communities throughout the pandemic, two Scots have been honoured with bespoke benches designed by Repair Shop’s Jay Bl [...] Read full article: Scottish community heroes honoured with ...→

Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus latest as First Minister updates Scottish Parliament on covid restriction levels

Last updated: Tuesday, 24 November, 2020, 13:10... Areas with high levels of deprivation and high levels of Covid-19 are seeing the highest impact on school at [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon LIVE: Watch coronavirus ...→

Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from COVID-19 months after coming back to frontline to help others

A hero Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic who returned to full-time frontline paramedic duties when coronavirus took hold of the nation has died. Read full article: Hero Scottish paramedic, 63, dies from C...→

Why staying local makes sense for Scottish golfers during Covid times

Pondering this column has felt like standing at the edge of a minefield deciding whether or not to progress, and it would have been easy to have opted not to v [...] Read full article: Why staying local makes sense for Scotti...→

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottish Bank to help ‘rebuild’ country after COVID-19

A NEW groundbreaking Scottish financial institution will launch today in a bid to restore Scotland's economy after COVID-19 and rival the City of London. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon launches new SNP Scottis...→

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border to the rest of the UK in Covid-19 battle

The Scottish leader has taken drastic action to stop the spread of coronavirus, and anyone caught breaking the rules will be slapped with a £60 fine without a [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon closes Scottish border t...→

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Scottish Government to launch Covid vaccine information campaign

Health minister Jeane Freeman said the vaccine would not be made compulsory when it is rolled out across the country. Read full article: Scottish Government to launch Covid vacc...→

Scottish grandmother in care home is inspiration behind Covid wristband which could help reduce virus transmission

IT is an unconscious act but we all seem to put our hand to our face several times a day simply out of habit.... However, early on in the coronavirus crisis it [...] Read full article: Scottish grandmother in care home is ins...→

11 Scottish under-21 players forced into isolation due to Covid-19 outbreak

Three members of the Scotland under-21s have tested positive for Covid-19 while a further eight have been forced into isolation as a result. Read full article: 11 Scottish under-21 players forced into...→

Scottish Golf updates travel advice for new COVID-19 restrictions

Scottish Golf has updated its guidance about travel to member clubs ahead of new COVID-19 restrictions which will become law from 6pm on Friday. Read full article: Scottish Golf updates travel advice for ...→

Teachers accuse Scottish Government of showing a 'total lack of empathy' around Covid-19 fears

Teachers have said they feel ignored and dismissed by the Scottish Government after local authorities failed to accept work from home status for those teaching [...] Read full article: Teachers accuse Scottish Government of s...→

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'risk of closure' due to Covid-19

At least five Scottish schools and nurseries are currently closed or 'at risk' of closure due to Covid-19, according to the latest data. Read full article: Rise in Scottish schools closed or at 'r...→

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Covid tracing fans public health vs privacy debate

Authorities are under pressure to solve ethical dilemmas created by data collection amid a health crisis Read full article: Covid tracing fans public health vs priv...→

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

Scottish unis will mass test students for Covid-19 before they go home for Christmas, SNP minister says

SCOTLAND will launch mass testing of students for Covid-19 at two universities before the Christmas holidays, a Scottish minister revealed today.... “Lateral f [...] Read full article: Scottish unis will mass test students fo...→

Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottish Government's Covid second wave forecasts – Scotsman comment

Nicola Sturgeon has added to her already considerable reputation as a capable politician during the Covid pandemic by being generally honest about the situatio [...] Read full article: Why Nicola Sturgeon must publish Scottis...→

Release of Covid-19 second wave death forecasting 'not in public interest', claims Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has been accused of “absurd” decision making after officials blocked the release of forecasting analysis examining the potential number [...] Read full article: Release of Covid-19 second wave death fo...→

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tracing app while at work

There have been a number of coronavirus outbreaks at the Liverpool plant since the pandemic began Read full article: JLR staff told to turn off NHS covid tra...→

Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-isolation figures, MSPs told

Schools are seeking to “mark down” the extent of Covid-19 self-isolation among pupils and official figures should not be trusted, MSPs have been told. Read full article: Scottish schools 'mark down' Covid self-...→

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster making contact tracing impossible

A NEW strain of coronavirus has been detected in South Australia that it is thought could spread up to five times quicker than previous strains. The news is pa [...] Read full article: New Covid strain spreads 5 TIMES faster ...→

Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and school season as a result of Covid-19 pandemic

Israel v Scotland: Kick-off time, is it on TV, who to watch, form guide, Nation's League preview, last match Read full article: Scottish Rugby confirms end of club and ...→

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic season amid Covid concerns

The governing body accepted that it wouldn't be safe for players to resume matches next year. Read full article: Blow as Scottish Rugby scrap domestic se...→

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

Scottish castle could miss out on full 'Crown effect' for years due to Covid

IT has already had starring roles in Outlander, Mrs Brown and Monarch of the Glen and takes centre stage in the new season of The Crown. Read full article: Scottish castle could miss out on full '...→

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits to start from next year after Covid-19 delay

Scottish disability benefits are to be rolled out from next year, the Social Security Secretary has said. Read full article: Scottish disability benefits to start fr...→

Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Covid hotspots introduced

A legal ban on travel in and out of Covid hotspots across Scotland is to be introduced to halt the transmission of the virus, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ha [...] Read full article: Legal travel ban to and from Scottish Co...→

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Scottish nurse is suspended for spreading Covid conspiracy theories

Colleagues reported Tracey McCallum (pictured) to bosses at Crosshouse Hospital in Ayrshire, Scotland, after she branded the outbreak a 'scamdemic'. Read full article: Scottish nurse is suspended for spreadin...→

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double daily Covid testing capacity

SCOTLAND is to host one of two new ‘mega labs’ which will more than double the testing capacity of the UK. Read full article: New Scottish 'mega lab' will help double...→

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish Covid cases remain high despite restrictions

CORONAVIRUS cases in Scotland are continuing to remain high despite Nicola Sturgeon's restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Sturgeon's tier system failing? Scottish...→

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blamed on ‘unanswered phone calls’

Nicola Sturgeon has said it is a concern that coronavirus tracers were unable to contact more than 3,500 Scots who tested positive for the disease.The first mi [...] Read full article: Covid in Scotland: Tracing failures blam...→

The Scottish Government are considering contingency plan to postpone the May elections due to Covid-19

The Scottish Government are considering emergency plans that will allow them to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: The Scottish Government are considering ...→

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a grip' on Covid tracing regime

Nicola Sturgeon has been told to “get a grip” of Scotland’s Covid-19 contact tracing regime amid criticism over failures to track down thousands of infected Sc [...] Read full article: FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon told to 'get a gri...→

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero

The Scottish Government has committed to a ‘green recovery’ from Covid-19 on the journey to Net Zero by Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet… Read full article: The Scottish Government has committed to...→

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

Scots Test and Protect covid system has 'horrifying' contact tracing failures

New figures show that contact tracers were unable to get in touch with 3,512 people who had tested positive Read full article: Scots Test and Protect covid system has ...→

No reason for Scottish teachers to switch off Covid app, says Nicola Sturgeon

There is no reason for teachers to be told to turn off the coronavirus contact tracing app on their mobile phones, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Read full article: No reason for Scottish teachers to switc...→

Scottish students to be offered new fast-track Covid tests

Scottish students who want to return home at Christmas will be told to reduce their “social mixing” two weeks before they leave and will be offered a new speed [...] Read full article: Scottish students to be offered new fast...→

Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A star, Celtic outcast update, positive Covid cases confirmed - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill

Club football may be taking a back seat this week, but there are still plenty rumours flying around Scottish football during the international break. Read full article: Rangers 'so close' to signing Serie A st...→

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Scottish independence demands in Commons Covid debate

AN SNP MP was ruthlessly shut down after demands for another Scottish Independence referendum in the House of Commons. Read full article: 'It beggars belief!' SNP blasted for Sco...→

Demand for answers to claims Scottish Covid testing is failing

The Scottish Government has been accused of “peddling widely inaccurate data” about its Test and Protect system, as a demand for an urgent Parliamentary questi [...] Read full article: Demand for answers to claims Scottish Co...→

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

Scottish government should take bolder action on Covid inequality

THE Scottish government should be taking bolder action to ensure that it does not “accelerate existing inequalities” in its response to the Covid crisis, MSPs  [...] Read full article: Scottish government should take bolder a...→