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Scottish Fishing Lobby Turns on Johnson for Failing Industry

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

A Scottish fishing lobby group that once hailed Brexit as an opportunity slammed U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's trade accord with the European Union, labeling it a...
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Scottish Court Rejects Appeal Over Lockerbie Bomber's Conviction

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

A Scottish court has rejected a third appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the bombing of an American airliner over the town of Lockerbie in 1988.
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Lockerbie bomber family loses appeal to overturn conviction

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

The family of a Libyan convicted in the Lockerbie bombing has lost an appeal in a court in Scotland to have his conviction overturned posthumously
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U.K.'s Sunak Faces Call From Tories, Business to Boost Virus Aid

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg


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‘Summerwater' Makes an Intimate Study of Social Class Out of a Long, Rainy Day

2 days ago   |   NY Times

In Sarah Moss's new novel, shut-in vacationers in Scotland observe each other and the state of the world with suspicion.
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Scotland reverts to tougher lockdown rules, including ban on drinking alcohol outdoors in public

Scotland reverts to tougher lockdown rules, including ban on drinking alcohol outdoors in public

4 days ago   |   RT

The Scottish first minister has introduced a new wave of measures to tackle the spread of the highly contagious Covid-19 variant, describing the move as "regrettable" but "a...
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For Some Scottish Seafood Exporters, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Reliant on markets in the European Union, they fear that making any mistake in daunting new paperwork could cause border delays that would ruin entire shipments - and their...
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Arizona Sets Death Record; N.Y. Lowers Vaccine Age: Virus Update

4 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The Trump administration is urging states to expand access to vaccines, including making them available to anyone over 65. New York state lowered its vaccine age to 65 from 75...
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Prince William, Kate Middleton Ignored Calls to Postpone Tour Amid COVID

5 days ago   |   Newsweek

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travelled to Scotland despite warnings from the Scottish government about the "major impact" of COVID restrictions, newly released emails show.
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45% of new Covid cases in Ireland are of more transmissible UK strain - PM

45% of new Covid cases in Ireland are of more transmissible UK strain - PM

5 days ago   |   RT

Ireland's medical system is stretched, its prime minister has said. The new fast spreading Covid-19 variant accounts for almost half of new cases there, while seasonal indoor...
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Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice President

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the... Read more ...

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Manuel Foggie said during this pandemic he's been blessed not to miss a meal but knows many others are struggling to keep up with bills. Read more ...

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

GREEN BAY, Wis. - As the Los Angeles Rams' fate became distressingly clear in the final minutes of Saturday's game, cameras showed a tearful Aaron Donald on the sideline. Read more ...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol rioters on the app to FBI

The quest to find a potential date never stops. Read more ...

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more ...

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

A financial advisor explains what you should do if you didn't receive your $600 stimulus payment by Friday's deadline. Read more ...

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of... Read more ...

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

A few flurries or passing snow showers Sunday. Impacts are small, but a few slick spots are possible early. Read more ...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting rescue in lifeboats

A Russian dry cargo vessel has reportedly sank in the Black Sea not far from the Turkish coast. Preliminary reports say the crew managed to get into lifeboats, with a rescue... Read more ...