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Majority of restrictions to end in Scotland

On Tuesday 3 August, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Scotland will begin following in England’s footsteps and drop further Covid-19 restrictions from Monday 9 August.  This means that larger groups will be allowed in various settings, such as concerts, pubs and restaurants.  Those who have come into contact with individuals who have tested positive […]

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‘I will turn up at every MSP’s house in this country’: Interview with Jason Gallagher

As the EUSA Presidential Election is fast-approaching, The Student sat down with potential President Jason Gallagher. On review of his manifesto (which is available in greater detail at Candidate for the position of President (ed.ac.uk), he has pledged not only to make greater change across the University, but the mentality and involvement of students too. […]

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Sturgeon extends lockdown but “optimistic” restrictions will ease in March

On Tuesday afternoon, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced to the Scottish parliament in Holyrood that, despite the nation’s progress in combating the crisis so far, lockdown restrictions will stay in place until “at least” the end of February.  She revealed to MSPs that she was “cautiously optimistic” about the possibility of easing restrictions at the […]