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Edinburgh strippers to launch judicial review of council strip club ban

A group of Edinburgh strippers have announced that they will be launching a judicial review of City of Edinburgh Council’s strip club ban. United Sex Workers (USW), the union branch…

ASLEF votes to accept 5% pay increase with ScotRail, ending industrial action

This article was originally submitted on July 12. ScotRail train drivers have voted to accept a 5% pay increase and improvements to working conditions, according to their trade union, the…

Boris Johnson’s resignation speech explained

This article was originally submitted on July 7. Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a speech in front of 10 Downing Street at noon following his resignation announcement to Sir Graham…

University of Edinburgh ranks 61st of 80 in controversial mental health league table

The University of Edinburgh has been ranked 61st in a league table that compares UK universities’ mental health services. The table has been compiled by the mental health charity HUMEN…

The Student Takes on TRNSMT

As the masses descended upon Glasgow Green last weekend for this year’s iteration of TRNSMT festival, The Student decided, in their infinite wisdom, to send this intrepid reporter down to…

The Community and the Capitalist: Corporate Pride and Trying to Keep Protest Alive 

My first pride experience was here in Edinburgh this June. Having recently immersed myself into queer culture I was beyond thrilled to have my first Pride in the place I…

Review – Benediction: Relating to Our Past

Rating: ★★★★ In an interview for Benediction at TIFF, director and writer Terrence Davies says, “The reason I do period is that I don’t know anything about modern life, and…

On the nature of nationhood

With the recent celebrations of the Queen’s failure to die in a timely manner, and the lavish parades and parties thrown at massive cost to the public purse, all in…