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Letters: We have paid a high price for Scotland's slow virus response

Letters: We have paid a high price for Scotland's slow virus response

THE concealment of the Nike coronavirus outbreak in Edinburgh is shameful. The defence of that cover-up by Nicola Sturgeon and her Health Secretary,… Read full article: Letters: We have paid a high price for S...→

Letters: We have paid a high price for Scotland's slow virus response

Letters: We have paid a high price for Scotland's slow virus response

THE concealment of the Nike coronavirus outbreak in Edinburgh is shameful. The defence of that cover-up by Nicola Sturgeon and her Health Secretary,… Read full article: Letters: We have paid a high price for S...→

High Court jury trials in Scotland to restart in July

High Court trials in Scotland are due to restart in July after being suspended as a result of Coronavirus, it has been announced. Read full article: High Court jury trials in Scotland to re...→

Travel services cancelled and flood alerts issued as heavy rain and high winds sweep across Scotland

A number of ferry services have been cancelled and flood alerts issued across Scotland, with heavy rain and high winds sweeping the country. Read full article: Travel services cancelled and flood aler...→

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

The Scottish First minister will on Thursday detail how she will begin the “very gradual process” of easing restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Scotland to test UK virus unity with new...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Care inspectors have been accused of going “missing” when Covid-19 hit care homes in Scotland and began spreading among elderly residents.Jackie Baillie, deput [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspe...→

Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola Sturgeon hails Scots for their 'collective endeavour' in tackling the virus

Lockdown rules Scotland: latest advice on exercise, social distancing and visiting family as government update guidance... Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Nicola [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola S...→

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Scottish care homes are facing a financial crisis as a result of Covid-19 deaths causing a huge increase in the number of empty beds.The outbreak may also be p [...] Read full article: Care homes in Scotland face financial cr...→

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

SIR – I am not a Conservative voter but feel that Government ministers have been doing their best to keep us safe. Read full article: Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but...→

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavir

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavirus shutdown... Incoming CEO tells investors and carrier’s 96,000 staff that he [...] Read full article: Investors demanded too high a price to l...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Care home staff have paid tribute to a “kind-hearted, selfless” nurse who died last month after contracting Covid-19.Johanna Daniels, 67, who was originally fr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid a...→

2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland, as number dying from virus falls week-to-week for first time

The weekly coronavirus death toll in Scotland has fallen for the first time, figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show. Read full article: 2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland...→

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

RICHARD Lucas (Herald letters, April 30) hits out at the “progressive” moves in Scottish education, which he sees as political. Read full article: Letters: Education has adapted to the re...→

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

The number of profit warnings issued by Scottish-listed businesses reached a record level in the first three months of 2020, according to research by EY. Read full article: Warnings over profits in Scotland at new...→

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

A tweet by Elon Musk suggesting that Tesla’s share price was “too high” wiped about $14 billion from the value of his company yesterday.Mr Musk, co-founder and [...] Read full article: Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high...→

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

PROPERTY prices are 43 percent higher in areas where there are fewer takeaways, a study has found. A GetAgent.co.uk study has revealed areas with a lower densi [...] Read full article: Property boost: The one thing MISSING fr...→

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

SUPERMARKET prices have increased in particular areas recently, however, shoppers will be pleased to note the overall cost of popular items has fallen. Read full article: Supermarket price increase - list of hig...→

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

Testing has been cited as the cause of an area having one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in England. Read full article: ‘Virus testing could be reason for high ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus testing should be expanded to care homes that are thought to be virus-free, an industry leader has said.Donald Macaskill, the chief executive of Sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testin...→

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

The comments by the head of America's central bank come as the US debates additional relief. Read full article: Fed warns of slow recovery without more ...→

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Sir, I welcome the prime minister’s initiative to start to move us out of the lockdown but feel that at some stage we must face up to the dire situation that w [...] Read full article: Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘come...→

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

THE Scottish Retail Consortium has flagged a near-13 per cent vacancy rate for shop premises in March, even before the effects of the coronavirus… Read full article: High street vacancy rate worse in Scotla...→

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

GYMS have been told they must stay shut until autumn at the earliest after Government officials deemed them one of the worst places for spreading coronavirus. [...] Read full article: Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earli...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

PEOPLE exposed to Covid-19 could be provided with isolation accommodation by the Government to reduce the risk of them spreading the virus to other… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims c...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

A PUBLIC health professor at Edinburgh University has warned that the UK has “been slow” in ramping up capacity for contact tracing- which will… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing...→

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Musk's financially-sensitive tweets are meant to be approved by lawyers following a settlement with US regulators Read full article: Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk twee...→

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

Supporters of the monarchy would struggle to put a price on the efforts of an admiral who helped restore Charles II to the throne. For £180,000, however, they [...] Read full article: High price for purse of king’s saviour S...→

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Donald Trump has blamed the United States' high number of Covid-19 cases on their testing being "sooo much better' than anywhere else in the world. The US has [...] Read full article: Trump: US virus cases so high because te...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Pressure for university mergers is “almost inevitable” as a trade-off for government bailouts during the coronavirus outbreak, a Holyrood education committee l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be ...→

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Prices and demand may have recovered somewhat in recent times, but the future looks markedly precarious Read full article: Global oil market still reeling from pri...→

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Sir, You assert (“Disunited Kingdom, leading article, May 14) that Scotland’s first minister is “playing politics” during the present crisis. If anyone is play [...] Read full article: Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing pol...→

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

THERE is a crushingly cruel logic re the coronavirus pandemic that seems not to be fully appreciated and perhaps an extreme scenario to make the… Read full article: Letters: We must face up to the heavy pr...→

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Details of the easing of lockdown restrictions show that people in England are free to travel but should 'respect the rules' in Scotland which still say stay a [...] Read full article: Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidan...→

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

IT is good to see that one of your readers, R Russell Smith, has been enjoying our wildlife and fresh air, having “walked over fields and… Read full article: Letters: Fine margins when it comes to w...→

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

With most flights grounded for the foreseeable future, you may well be dreaming of escaping to the Highlands. Yet while the lure of the hills and glens may be [...] Read full article: Scotland proposes phased return of touri...→

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

THE UK should bring in border controls to slow the spread of coronavirus, scientists have claimed. A panel of experts set up to rival the Government’s own reco [...] Read full article: UK should bring in border controls to sl...→

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

When gold was first found in California it sparked a frenzy that pushed avaricious Americans to abandon their families and reshaped the United States.Now, in r [...] Read full article: New gold rush in Wales and Scotland afte...→

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

PREGNANT women are being advised they are at high risk from COVID-19 and officially they are categorised as ‘vulnerable' along with people with severe asthma o [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high ...→

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

University students have told how they are more anxious than excited about starting their careers after graduation amid the coronavirus pandemic. They noted th [...] Read full article: Anxiety high among students as they prep...→

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

DOMINIC Cummings, the controversial senior adviser of the Prime Minister, has once again been placed firmly in the middle of an ethical maelstrom… Read full article: Letters: It is time for Scotland to go i...→

High Court jury trials in Scotland to restart in July

High Court trials in Scotland are due to restart in July after being suspended as a result of Coronavirus, it has been announced. Read full article: High Court jury trials in Scotland to re...→

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Prices and demand may have recovered somewhat in recent times, but the future looks markedly precarious Read full article: Global oil market still reeling from pri...→

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

SUPERMARKET prices have increased in particular areas recently, however, shoppers will be pleased to note the overall cost of popular items has fallen. Read full article: Supermarket price increase - list of hig...→

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

The Scottish First minister will on Thursday detail how she will begin the “very gradual process” of easing restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Scotland to test UK virus unity with new...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus testing should be expanded to care homes that are thought to be virus-free, an industry leader has said.Donald Macaskill, the chief executive of Sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testin...→

Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola Sturgeon hails Scots for their 'collective endeavour' in tackling the virus

Lockdown rules Scotland: latest advice on exercise, social distancing and visiting family as government update guidance... Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Nicola [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola S...→

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

THERE is a crushingly cruel logic re the coronavirus pandemic that seems not to be fully appreciated and perhaps an extreme scenario to make the… Read full article: Letters: We must face up to the heavy pr...→

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Sir, I welcome the prime minister’s initiative to start to move us out of the lockdown but feel that at some stage we must face up to the dire situation that w [...] Read full article: Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘come...→

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

SIR – I am not a Conservative voter but feel that Government ministers have been doing their best to keep us safe. Read full article: Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but...→

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

THE Scottish Retail Consortium has flagged a near-13 per cent vacancy rate for shop premises in March, even before the effects of the coronavirus… Read full article: High street vacancy rate worse in Scotla...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Care home staff have paid tribute to a “kind-hearted, selfless” nurse who died last month after contracting Covid-19.Johanna Daniels, 67, who was originally fr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid a...→

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

With most flights grounded for the foreseeable future, you may well be dreaming of escaping to the Highlands. Yet while the lure of the hills and glens may be [...] Read full article: Scotland proposes phased return of touri...→

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

RICHARD Lucas (Herald letters, April 30) hits out at the “progressive” moves in Scottish education, which he sees as political. Read full article: Letters: Education has adapted to the re...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

A PUBLIC health professor at Edinburgh University has warned that the UK has “been slow” in ramping up capacity for contact tracing- which will… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing...→

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

A tweet by Elon Musk suggesting that Tesla’s share price was “too high” wiped about $14 billion from the value of his company yesterday.Mr Musk, co-founder and [...] Read full article: Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high...→

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

When gold was first found in California it sparked a frenzy that pushed avaricious Americans to abandon their families and reshaped the United States.Now, in r [...] Read full article: New gold rush in Wales and Scotland afte...→

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

Supporters of the monarchy would struggle to put a price on the efforts of an admiral who helped restore Charles II to the throne. For £180,000, however, they [...] Read full article: High price for purse of king’s saviour S...→

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

PROPERTY prices are 43 percent higher in areas where there are fewer takeaways, a study has found. A GetAgent.co.uk study has revealed areas with a lower densi [...] Read full article: Property boost: The one thing MISSING fr...→

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

University students have told how they are more anxious than excited about starting their careers after graduation amid the coronavirus pandemic. They noted th [...] Read full article: Anxiety high among students as they prep...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Pressure for university mergers is “almost inevitable” as a trade-off for government bailouts during the coronavirus outbreak, a Holyrood education committee l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be ...→

Travel services cancelled and flood alerts issued as heavy rain and high winds sweep across Scotland

A number of ferry services have been cancelled and flood alerts issued across Scotland, with heavy rain and high winds sweeping the country. Read full article: Travel services cancelled and flood aler...→

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

Testing has been cited as the cause of an area having one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in England. Read full article: ‘Virus testing could be reason for high ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Care inspectors have been accused of going “missing” when Covid-19 hit care homes in Scotland and began spreading among elderly residents.Jackie Baillie, deput [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspe...→

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Sir, You assert (“Disunited Kingdom, leading article, May 14) that Scotland’s first minister is “playing politics” during the present crisis. If anyone is play [...] Read full article: Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing pol...→

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

The comments by the head of America's central bank come as the US debates additional relief. Read full article: Fed warns of slow recovery without more ...→

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Scottish care homes are facing a financial crisis as a result of Covid-19 deaths causing a huge increase in the number of empty beds.The outbreak may also be p [...] Read full article: Care homes in Scotland face financial cr...→

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Details of the easing of lockdown restrictions show that people in England are free to travel but should 'respect the rules' in Scotland which still say stay a [...] Read full article: Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidan...→

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavir

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavirus shutdown... Incoming CEO tells investors and carrier’s 96,000 staff that he [...] Read full article: Investors demanded too high a price to l...→

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

IT is good to see that one of your readers, R Russell Smith, has been enjoying our wildlife and fresh air, having “walked over fields and… Read full article: Letters: Fine margins when it comes to w...→

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

GYMS have been told they must stay shut until autumn at the earliest after Government officials deemed them one of the worst places for spreading coronavirus. [...] Read full article: Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earli...→

2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland, as number dying from virus falls week-to-week for first time

The weekly coronavirus death toll in Scotland has fallen for the first time, figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show. Read full article: 2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland...→

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

THE UK should bring in border controls to slow the spread of coronavirus, scientists have claimed. A panel of experts set up to rival the Government’s own reco [...] Read full article: UK should bring in border controls to sl...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

PEOPLE exposed to Covid-19 could be provided with isolation accommodation by the Government to reduce the risk of them spreading the virus to other… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims c...→

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

The number of profit warnings issued by Scottish-listed businesses reached a record level in the first three months of 2020, according to research by EY. Read full article: Warnings over profits in Scotland at new...→

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Musk's financially-sensitive tweets are meant to be approved by lawyers following a settlement with US regulators Read full article: Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk twee...→

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

PREGNANT women are being advised they are at high risk from COVID-19 and officially they are categorised as ‘vulnerable' along with people with severe asthma o [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high ...→

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Donald Trump has blamed the United States' high number of Covid-19 cases on their testing being "sooo much better' than anywhere else in the world. The US has [...] Read full article: Trump: US virus cases so high because te...→

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

DOMINIC Cummings, the controversial senior adviser of the Prime Minister, has once again been placed firmly in the middle of an ethical maelstrom… Read full article: Letters: It is time for Scotland to go i...→

High Court jury trials in Scotland to restart in July

High Court trials in Scotland are due to restart in July after being suspended as a result of Coronavirus, it has been announced. Read full article: High Court jury trials in Scotland to re...→

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Global oil market still reeling from price war and virus downturn

Prices and demand may have recovered somewhat in recent times, but the future looks markedly precarious Read full article: Global oil market still reeling from pri...→

Travel services cancelled and flood alerts issued as heavy rain and high winds sweep across Scotland

A number of ferry services have been cancelled and flood alerts issued across Scotland, with heavy rain and high winds sweeping the country. Read full article: Travel services cancelled and flood aler...→

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

Supermarket price increase - list of high-demand items affected

SUPERMARKET prices have increased in particular areas recently, however, shoppers will be pleased to note the overall cost of popular items has fallen. Read full article: Supermarket price increase - list of hig...→

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

Scotland to test UK virus unity with new route out of lockdown

The Scottish First minister will on Thursday detail how she will begin the “very gradual process” of easing restrictions north of the border. Read full article: Scotland to test UK virus unity with new...→

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

‘Virus testing could be reason for high infection rate’

Testing has been cited as the cause of an area having one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in England. Read full article: ‘Virus testing could be reason for high ...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspectors ‘missing’ when virus hit

Care inspectors have been accused of going “missing” when Covid-19 hit care homes in Scotland and began spreading among elderly residents.Jackie Baillie, deput [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: care home inspe...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testing in ‘virus-free’ care homes

Coronavirus testing should be expanded to care homes that are thought to be virus-free, an industry leader has said.Donald Macaskill, the chief executive of Sc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Call for testin...→

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing politics’ with the virus

Sir, You assert (“Disunited Kingdom, leading article, May 14) that Scotland’s first minister is “playing politics” during the present crisis. If anyone is play [...] Read full article: Times letters: Sturgeon and ‘playing pol...→

Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola Sturgeon hails Scots for their 'collective endeavour' in tackling the virus

Lockdown rules Scotland: latest advice on exercise, social distancing and visiting family as government update guidance... Coronavirus in Scotland LIVE: Nicola [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland RECAP: Nicola S...→

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

Fed warns of slow recovery without more virus aid

The comments by the head of America's central bank come as the US debates additional relief. Read full article: Fed warns of slow recovery without more ...→

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

Letters: We must face up to the heavy price society is going to have to pay

THERE is a crushingly cruel logic re the coronavirus pandemic that seems not to be fully appreciated and perhaps an extreme scenario to make the… Read full article: Letters: We must face up to the heavy pr...→

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Care homes in Scotland face financial crisis as virus causes number of vacant beds to rise

Scottish care homes are facing a financial crisis as a result of Covid-19 deaths causing a huge increase in the number of empty beds.The outbreak may also be p [...] Read full article: Care homes in Scotland face financial cr...→

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘comes at a price’

Sir, I welcome the prime minister’s initiative to start to move us out of the lockdown but feel that at some stage we must face up to the dire situation that w [...] Read full article: Times letters: Easing the lockdown ‘come...→

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidance advice for England

Details of the easing of lockdown restrictions show that people in England are free to travel but should 'respect the rules' in Scotland which still say stay a [...] Read full article: Stay out of Scotland is new virus guidan...→

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but we must stick to basics to beat the virus

SIR – I am not a Conservative voter but feel that Government ministers have been doing their best to keep us safe. Read full article: Letters: It’s time to ease lockdown, but...→

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavir

Investors demanded too high a price to lend to US carrier reeling from coronavirus shutdown... Incoming CEO tells investors and carrier’s 96,000 staff that he [...] Read full article: Investors demanded too high a price to l...→

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

High street vacancy rate worse in Scotland than UK as a whole

THE Scottish Retail Consortium has flagged a near-13 per cent vacancy rate for shop premises in March, even before the effects of the coronavirus… Read full article: High street vacancy rate worse in Scotla...→

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

Letters: Fine margins when it comes to walkers getting better access to the fields of Scotland

IT is good to see that one of your readers, R Russell Smith, has been enjoying our wildlife and fresh air, having “walked over fields and… Read full article: Letters: Fine margins when it comes to w...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid as nurses fall victim to virus

Care home staff have paid tribute to a “kind-hearted, selfless” nurse who died last month after contracting Covid-19.Johanna Daniels, 67, who was originally fr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Tributes paid a...→

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earliest' due to high risk of spreading virus

GYMS have been told they must stay shut until autumn at the earliest after Government officials deemed them one of the worst places for spreading coronavirus. [...] Read full article: Gyms 'to stay shut until autumn at earli...→

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

Scotland proposes phased return of tourists, with hotel price rises predicted

With most flights grounded for the foreseeable future, you may well be dreaming of escaping to the Highlands. Yet while the lure of the hills and glens may be [...] Read full article: Scotland proposes phased return of touri...→

2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland, as number dying from virus falls week-to-week for first time

The weekly coronavirus death toll in Scotland has fallen for the first time, figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show. Read full article: 2,795 Covid-19 linked deaths in Scotland...→

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

UK should bring in border controls to slow virus spread, scientists say

THE UK should bring in border controls to slow the spread of coronavirus, scientists have claimed. A panel of experts set up to rival the Government’s own reco [...] Read full article: UK should bring in border controls to sl...→

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

Letters: Education has adapted to the realities of a more enlightened and inclusive Scotland

RICHARD Lucas (Herald letters, April 30) hits out at the “progressive” moves in Scottish education, which he sees as political. Read full article: Letters: Education has adapted to the re...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims could be put up in quarantine accommodation 'away from their household' to contain virus

PEOPLE exposed to Covid-19 could be provided with isolation accommodation by the Government to reduce the risk of them spreading the virus to other… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Covid victims c...→

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

Warnings over profits in Scotland at new high | Press and Journal

The number of profit warnings issued by Scottish-listed businesses reached a record level in the first three months of 2020, according to research by EY. Read full article: Warnings over profits in Scotland at new...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing capacity 'has been slow', professor warns

A PUBLIC health professor at Edinburgh University has warned that the UK has “been slow” in ramping up capacity for contact tracing- which will… Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Contact tracing...→

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high

A tweet by Elon Musk suggesting that Tesla’s share price was “too high” wiped about $14 billion from the value of his company yesterday.Mr Musk, co-founder and [...] Read full article: Musk: Tesla’s share price is too high...→

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk tweets that price is 'too high'

Musk's financially-sensitive tweets are meant to be approved by lawyers following a settlement with US regulators Read full article: Tesla shares plunge after Elon Musk twee...→

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

New gold rush in Wales and Scotland after price doubles

When gold was first found in California it sparked a frenzy that pushed avaricious Americans to abandon their families and reshaped the United States.Now, in r [...] Read full article: New gold rush in Wales and Scotland afte...→

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

High price for purse of king’s saviour Sir William Penn

Supporters of the monarchy would struggle to put a price on the efforts of an admiral who helped restore Charles II to the throne. For £180,000, however, they [...] Read full article: High price for purse of king’s saviour S...→

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high risk from killer virus

PREGNANT women are being advised they are at high risk from COVID-19 and officially they are categorised as ‘vulnerable' along with people with severe asthma o [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pregnant women are at high ...→

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

Property boost: The one thing MISSING from your high street that can boost house price

PROPERTY prices are 43 percent higher in areas where there are fewer takeaways, a study has found. A GetAgent.co.uk study has revealed areas with a lower densi [...] Read full article: Property boost: The one thing MISSING fr...→

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Trump: US virus cases so high because testing is 'sooo much better'

Donald Trump has blamed the United States' high number of Covid-19 cases on their testing being "sooo much better' than anywhere else in the world. The US has [...] Read full article: Trump: US virus cases so high because te...→

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

Anxiety high among students as they prepare for work amid virus crisis

University students have told how they are more anxious than excited about starting their careers after graduation amid the coronavirus pandemic. They noted th [...] Read full article: Anxiety high among students as they prep...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be the price of bailout cash for universities

Pressure for university mergers is “almost inevitable” as a trade-off for government bailouts during the coronavirus outbreak, a Holyrood education committee l [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Mergers may be ...→

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

Letters: It is time for Scotland to go its own way on lockdown

DOMINIC Cummings, the controversial senior adviser of the Prime Minister, has once again been placed firmly in the middle of an ethical maelstrom… Read full article: Letters: It is time for Scotland to go i...→