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“Love Will Triumph Over Hate” hundreds attend vigil in aftermath of mosque attack

Hundreds of Edinburgh residents gathered outside the Central Mosque on Tuesday, 20 September to show support and solidarity with the city’s Muslim community, in the wake of a firebomb attack…

Interview: VPS Jenna Kelly discusses her new emergency taxi scheme

Interview conducted by Joshua Stein on Friday, 23 September, 2016. One of the focuses of your campaign for VPS was ‘Housing and Transport made easier’. How has the taxi service…

Gordon Brown warns of education risk for half of world’s children

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned that half of the world’s children will have access to little or no education within the next 15 years if no urgent action…

Political group establishes ‘whites only’ food bank in Glasgow

National Action, a self -proclaimed neo-Nazi nationalist youth movement, opened a ‘whites only’ food bank in Glasgow, and have expressed plans on expanding this scheme into Edinburgh and other Scottish…

Young women have the worst mental health, according to a survey by the Scottish Government

Scottish women suffer from poorer mental health than other surveyed group, according to results from the Scottish Government’s recent Scottish Health Survey (SHeS). The SHeS provided statistics on topics from…

Judicial review conducted on Government’s policy of religion in Scottish Schools

A judicial review of Scottish students’ required participation in religious observance at school was approved on Tuesday, 13 September, following requests from several secularist campaign groups. In reaction to the…

Digital technology development aids fight against healthcare corruptions

Digital technology could be the key to improving healthcare delivery, according to research undertaken by the University of Edinburgh and the University of Cambridge. The study shows that mobile and…

Scottish hacker faces possibility of extradition to the United States

Scottish computer scientist Lauri Love may be extradited to the United States in order to stand trial for reportedly hacking into the United States (U.S.) government’s servers, in accordance with…