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Warning to wild mushroom pickers in Scotland - BBC News

BBC NewsWarning to wild mushroom pickers in ScotlandBBC NewsWild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of fungi poisoning. Scotland has a particularly rich supply of wild mushrooms. But this year experts expect to see an increase in the ...and more »

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit - BBC News

BBC NewsScotland to reduce drink-drive limitBBC NewsUnder the plans, Scotland's blood alcohol limit would be cut from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. It would mean the legal limit in Scotland would be lower than that south of the border. The draft legislation to make the change has been laid ...

Scotland's main parties to discuss further devolution at Smith commission - The Guardian

The GuardianScotland's main parties to discuss further devolution at Smith commissionThe GuardianThe Smith commission, which was set up to fast-track further powers to Scotland after the country rejected independence in last month's referendum, will hold its first full meeting on Wednesday. The commission's chairman, Lord Smith, will meet ...SNP plan 'would leave Scotland 5bn worse off'Herald ScotlandLord Smith says first commission meeting over devolved powers for Scotland ...Scotland NowSmith Commission on Scottish devolution meets for the first timeThe -Huffington Post UKall 114 news articles »

Scotland Live - BBC News

Scotland LiveBBC NewsWith Nicola Sturgeon about to become Scotland's new First Minister, there has been speculation over what role Mr MacAskill would have. He said: "That is a matter for the incoming First Minister. I will be happy to serve in whatever capacity, whether ...and more »

Ebola 'very likely' to arrive in Scotland, with Aberdeen at risk ? expert claims - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Aberdeen Press and JournalEbola 'very likely' to arrive in Scotland, with Aberdeen at risk ? expert claimsAberdeen Press and JournalEbola will ?very likely? arrive in Scotland with Aberdeen one of the places most at risk from the disease, an expert in global health has said. Dr Devi Sridhar, senior lecturer in global health policy at Edinburgh University, said cases could be seen ...

Why Scotland is the last word in dictionaries - BBC News

BBC NewsWhy Scotland is the last word in dictionariesBBC NewsThe company is currently part of the multi-national Harper Collins group but the dictionary is still compiled in Scotland, in an office in the Glasgow suburb of Bishopbriggs. Harper Collins archivist Dawn Sinclair says William Collins was essentially a ...Photobomb named word of year as Collins dictionary adds 50000 wordsstv.tvall 63 news articles »

Drink-drive limit in Scotland will be reduced in time for Christmas -

stv.tvDrink-drive limit in Scotland will be reduced in time for Christmasstv.tvThe drink-drive limit in Scotland will be reduced in time for Christmas, as new legislation is introduced. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will announce on Friday the new limit, that will be introduced on 5 December. Under the new rules, Scotland's ...New lower drink-drive limit before ChristmasHerald ScotlandScotland to lower drink-drive limit in time for ChristmasMotoring Researchall 7 news articles »

Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo batter Scotland - BBC News

BBC NewsRemnants of Hurricane Gonzalo batter ScotlandBBC NewsGale-force winds and heavy rain caused major disruption in Scotland as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo passed over the country. The Met Office issued a yellow "be aware" weather warning for the whole of Scotland, with gusts of more than 80mph ...and more »

So, now for this evening's top stories? - Aberdeen Press and Journal

So, now for this evening's top stories?Aberdeen Press and JournalVIDEO: What's making the headlines in the north of Scotland? By Andrew Clark. Tags. news bulletin · North of Scotland · Pauline Fraser · video. Welcome to The Press and Journal's evening news bulletin with presenter Pauline Fraser. How did you find our ...

Ross hopes some inside info will give Scotland the edge - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandRoss hopes some inside info will give Scotland the edgeHerald Scotland"That should make it interesting." Ross is one of four Scotland players at Vittsjo - the others being goalkeeper Shannon Lynn, and defenders Ifeoma Dieke and Hayley Lauder. Any ribbing of Van den Berg has come from their direction. "I like to stay ...and more »

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