News archive from 1 November 2015

Dani Garavelli: Free tuition, deep in debt

Dani Garavelli: Free tuition, deep in debt

As working class students struggle to cope with the cost of going to university, Dani Garavelli asks why Scotland's policy has failed to open access to higher education The day Aidan Kerr found out he’d got the results to get into Glasgow University...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Learning
 
Dani Garavelli: The vigil for Bailey Gwynne

Dani Garavelli: The vigil for Bailey Gwynne

VIOLENT deaths in schools are a rarity in the UK, thank God, but not so rare that we aren't familiar with the responses they invoke in those not directly involved. There’s the heart-juddering terror all parents feel at the thought of a child, much...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Learning
 

Chelsea transfer news: Franco Vazquez pursuit, Real Madrid want Jose Mourinho and Eden Hazard, Juan...

Jose Mourinho will inevitably be making the headlines again after his side's 3-1 loss to Chelsea today, but is he also looking to save his side's season with some transfer work behind the scenes? If given time, the Portuguese coach can surely turn...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 
Aston Villa: Kevin MacDonald says no excuses from players and reveals he may tap up Tim Sherwood for Tottenham Hotspur advice

Aston Villa: Kevin MacDonald says no excuses from players and reveals he may tap up Tim Sherwood for...

Kevin MacDonald will not be making any excuses for Villa’s under-performers after insisting: They need to start showing their worth. Villa are managerless and bottom of the table heading into Monday’s clash with Tottenham and the players need to start...

 
Law student: I looked fine in my bikini but days later doctors told me I had stage three cancer

Law student: I looked fine in my bikini but days later doctors told me I had stage three cancer

Kate Bowman knows better than anyone that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Looking the picture of health in a glamorous gold bikini, Kate was trying to convince doctors something was seriously wrong. She was reassured time and again that she was...

 
Comment: Commission on tax must get it right first time

Comment: Commission on tax must get it right first time

IN THE era of "more powers", what - and who - will guide Scottish Government policy on the economy and tax? How will we know whether its forecasts are fair and reasonable? Who will staff the proposed new Scottish Fiscal Commission? And who...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Lesley Roberts: We must keep raising our kids as if we will never see flowers tied to railings again

Lesley Roberts: We must keep raising our kids as if we will never see flowers tied to railings again

HOW many of us watched our kids walk to school on Thursday and felt a chill in our hearts? Nothing had changed for most of us. Not really. The morning routine was no different from the day before when we’d dropped off our kids with a wave and a...

 
A disgraceful scare story - so don't bin your bacon sarnies: One nutritionist questions the claims made by the World Health Organisation after it declared war on red and processed meat  

A disgraceful scare story - so don't bin your bacon sarnies: One nutritionist questions the claims made by...

Burger fans beware – and if you’re about to tuck into a bacon sarnie, put it down now. And don’t even think about a ham roll for lunch. Last week the World Health Organisation declared war on red and processed meat. It said that beef, lamb and pork...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Health
 

Big longitudinal social study halted by lack of recruits

An ambitious study to collect data about British babies and follow them through their lives has been abandoned less than a year after it was launched. It was hoped more than 16,000 prospective mothers would be recruited for the project, called Life...

 

How too much medicine can kill you

During a recent clinic consultation, I saw Mary, in her early 60s, with type 2 diabetes. She was concerned that the muscle pains in her legs may have been a result of the cholesterol-lowering statin drug she was taking. “But I’m scared of stopping...

 
Scottish Labour to vote on Trident renewal

Scottish Labour to vote on Trident renewal

Image copyright BAE Scottish Labour is to vote on whether to call for the UK's Trident nuclear missile system to be scrapped. A motion opposing the renewal of Trident will be discussed by delegates at the party's conference in Perth. The main UK party...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Living wage for public contract bidders

Living wage for public contract bidders

Image copyright Getty Images Firms bidding for public sector contracts will be expected to pay employees the living wage under new rules which have come into force. They will also ban the exploitative use of zero hours contracts. The new statutory...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Manchester United old-boys don't worry manager Louis van Gaal after continued criticism from assistant manager Ryan Giggs' former Class of 92 team-mates 

Manchester United old-boys don't worry manager Louis van Gaal after continued criticism from assistant...

Louis van Gaal and his assistant Ryan Giggs will be seated next to each other at Tuesday’s Champions League tie against CSKA Moscow while the nation waits to see if Giggs’s pal Paul Scholes puts in another two-footed tackle on the United manager as a...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

The changing face of unions: meet the women on front line of strike law protests

As poster girls go, Daisy Bata, Lucy Masoud and Natalie Linder certainly fit the bill.A cinema worker, a firefighter and a midwife, what they have in common is a fierce dedication to their jobs: they have all recently been involved in strike action to...

Guardian, 00:12 in Politics
 

Kezia Dugdale has made a fine start. Now she needs policies

When the Green party tells us with a straight face that it believes it can become the second force in Scottish politics after next year’s Holyrood elections, the scale of Labour’s decline becomes clear. To put it in perspective, though, even the...

Guardian, 00:12 in Politics
 


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