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Europe · Edinburgh

Nicola Sturgeon tests positive for COVID

42% Left coverage: 12 sources
The First Minister announced the news on Twitter, saying she will work from home for the next few days. Earlier on Friday, Ms Sturgeon met Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O'Neill at Bute House. Ms Sturgeon tweeted: "Unfortunately I've tested positive for Covid this evening after experiencing mild symptoms"See the Story
Europe · Edinburgh

Church of Scotland gives go-ahead for ministers to conduct same-sex marriages

55% Left coverage: 11 sources
The Church of Scotland has voted to allow clergy to conduct same-sex marriages for the first time. Members of the General Assembly in Edinburgh voted to change church law following years of campaigning.See the Story
Scottish Government · Edinburgh

Church of Scotland General Assembly 2022: Kirk backs windfall tax on oil and gas companies

Coverage: 2 sources
The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly has called on the UK Government to introduce a windfall tax on oil and gas companies in order to address the fuel poverty crisis.See the Story
Edinburgh · Edinburgh

Readers' Letters: Blustering Boris has taken power for granted

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Johnson is now more lame duck than Incredible Hulk, when trust is lost its very difficult to get it back. Performance in the 21st century is judged as much by behaviour as results. Nicola Sturgeon's domination of Scottish politics has been bolstered by the fact that the opposition is fragmented and this is unlikely to change.See the Story
Farming · Edinburgh

Farming: Scotland wary of joining UK stance on breeding bill

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Scottish Government said it had noted the intention, but added that the UK Government had not shared the content of the Bill with them. Fears had previously been raised that the Internal Market Act would mean that while the Scottish Government could still continue its moratorium on the growing of crops developed by precision breeding techniques.See the Story
Farming · Edinburgh

Farming: Tough on the causes of flytipping

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Tougher penalties for flytipping and increased protection for victims in proposed new legislation has been welcomed by a leading rural business organisation.See the Story
Edinburgh · Edinburgh

Cost-of-living crisis: Boris Johnson mocked over 'inevitable U-turn' on windfall tax

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Boris Johnson has been mocked over an "inevitable U-turn" on plans for a windfall tax on oil and gas firms.See the Story
Whales · Edinburgh

Increase in whales being washed up on Scotland's shores inspires new island exhibition

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Mhairi Killin spent 11 days at sea off the west coast of Scotland on board a Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust research vessel during a huge NATO exercise last year. The artist based on Iona has led the creation of a multi-media show going on display on neighbouring Mull this summer.See the Story
Lockdown · Edinburgh

If Boris Johnson goes unpunished, the English language may need to adopt a Russian word for a special kind of lie

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Ed Oldfield, an adviser to the Prime Minister, asked Stratton if the PM would condone having a Downing Street Christmas party. As she struggled to answer and laughter broke out, he added: Would the PM condone having an Christmas party? The purpose of this line of questioning was to see if Stratton would be able to hold US-style daily press briefings. She never did assume the role.See the Story

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