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Britain softens stance on Scottish independence as momentum wanes

Straits Times 01 Aug 2021
Scotland has diverged from Britain over school closures, social distancing and the legal requirement for masks in stores and public buildings. The administration in Edinburgh, like those in Wales and Northern Ireland, is responsible for public health policy. More on this topic. � ....

Devolution reform could be Boris’s legacy

The Spectator 24 Jul 2021
Meanwhile, the separatists are on the march. The SNP government in Edinburgh incorporated the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots law, thus creating legal obligations on the UK gDovernment, which has chosen (under Labour and Tory administrations) not to place the convention on a statutory footing ... .

Cairn Energy gets right to seize Indian assets in tax row

Business Ghana 09 Jul 2021
Sources said the Indian government would seek "legal remedies" when it received notice from the French court ... "We are trying to ascertain the facts, and whenever such an order is received, the government of India will take appropriate legal remedies in consultation with its counsels," the sources said.

Swann to speak with Irish health chief after Northern Ireland couple quarantined in Dublin 

Belfast Telegraph 06 Jul 2021
The husband and wife, known only by their first names Mark and Judith, were detained and were “read their legal rights” at Dublin Airport on Sunday after flying into the Republic from Edinburgh ... "My wife and I flew out to Edinburgh last Friday and we had a look at the ...

New £5 coin unveiled commemorating the Duke of Edinburgh

Belfast Telegraph 26 Jun 2021
A new special edition £5 coin to commemorate the life of the Duke of Edinburgh has been unveiled by the Chancellor ... “This coin is a fitting tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, who moved and inspired so many people around the world with his decades of service both to the nation and her majesty the Queen.

Stuff the guidance – why I’m still travelling to the amber list

The Independent 25 Jun 2021
Over the course of sticking a nasal swab up both my nostrils, I look like a dozen different Snapchat Face-Swaps ... You join me as I enter day two of self-isolation in Edinburgh and, legally, I’m obliged to stay under house arrest for 10 days because I took a trip to amber-lister Denmark ... The fairy tale beats of pleasure at Tivoli Gardens ... .

Covid in Scotland: Fringe must think small

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Jun 2021
Edinburgh will stage a “tiny little Fringe” this August but nightclub owners claim a lack of clarity on the new rules will continue to damage business.

Victim of paedophile Barry Bennell takes legal action against ex-Butlin’s owners

AOL 15 Jun 2021
He later invited Mr Lean to attend a football course in Macclesfield and stay at his house – where he sexually abused him. Mr Lean said ... He was seen to be trustworthy and he used that to start grooming me ... The legal action is being taken against Hard Rock Cafe (Edinburgh) Limited, which was known as Butlins Limited until it was renamed in 2000 ... .

New Hague prosecutor up against geopolitical headwinds and ‘culture of fear’

The Irish Times 15 Jun 2021
In his characteristically persuasive application for the job of prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan left no doubt that even after a stellar legal career as a QC and a UN assistant secretary-general, this would still be his job of a lifetime ... He was born in Edinburgh and called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992.

Barry Bennell: Butlin's to be sued by child abuse victim

BBC News 15 Jun 2021
A man groomed by child abuser Barry Bennell while on holiday at a former Butlin's camp in north Wales is to sue the company's previous owners ... It was there the abuse happened. Mr Lean said ... The legal action is being taken against Hard Rock Cafe (Edinburgh) Ltd, which was known as Butlin's Limited until 2000 ... Related Topics. .

BBC’s James Naughtie banned after admitting drink-driving

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Jun 2021
... into his car by pub staff after he had stopped off for a glass of wine at Bennet’s Bar in Morningside, Edinburgh.Sponsored ... The legal limit is 22mg.

Revealed: new chairwoman for beer firm in sexism storm - Boardroom guru hired as BrewDog ...

The Daily Mail 12 Jun 2021
Share ... We are taking immediate legal advice on the matter and will decide how to proceed.'. Separately, Siobhan Hewison, a beer writer from Edinburgh who goes by the name of British Beer Girl, has been sharing allegations sent to her – largely by women – on 'harassment, prejudice and discrimination', which have mentioned BrewDog and other breweries ... .

Birthday Honours: Lulu and Linda Bauld among Scottish recipients

BBC News 11 Jun 2021
Prof Bauld, an Edinburgh University behavioural scientist, has been a regular face on TV screens explaining the twists and turns of the pandemic ... Paul Cackette, Holyrood's former legal director and now director of outbreak control management, from Edinburgh, is made a CBE for services to the Scottish government.

Council to pay £25,000 damages after cancelling venue hire over speaker’s views

Belfast Telegraph 10 Jun 2021
Destiny Ministries had planned to hold its Surge Conference in the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in June last year ... Destiny Ministries, which describes itself as a “contemporary, international, apostolic movement”, took legal action against the council ... The legal action was raised by law firm Lindsays on behalf of Destiny Ministries.

Student who suffered PTSD after witnessing the Glasgow bin lorry tragedy that killed six people ...

The Daily Mail 10 Jun 2021
Ms Weddle appealed the decision at the Sheriff Appeal Court in Edinburgh but has now seen her bid rejected by three sheriffs. Her legal team had argued an earlier ruling rejecting her claim was wrong and said she was at risk of physical injury and her fear of being injured was reasonable ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share this article. .