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What would a sustainable diet actually look like? Environmental economist and comedian Dr Matt Winning on the changes facing our eating habits
From Sir David Attenborough raising awareness of plastic pollution in our oceans to the Extinction Rebellion group and children across the world staging protests demanding action, the environment and climate change dominates headlines.
Perth is a rather dignified place. The Fair City. And so, it felt doubly uncivil that when Flora, a Tory party member, stood up in the concert hall at the leadership hustings to ask Boris Johnson whether a man’s loyalty towards his wife and children mattered in terms of his qualifications to be prime minister, that she was so loudly booed.
An estimated 120,000 music lovers have this weekend made the peaceful pilgrimage to Glasgow Green for the city’s TRNSMT music festival.
Donald MacLeod: We will never forget past atrocities, but must also brace ourselves as more attacks will come
Please take a moment to remember the 52 innocents whose lives were savagely cut short by suicide bombers on this day in London 14 years ago.
In a parallel universe where sense and evidence matter, there is an acknowledgment that it isn’t a devolved Scotland that is out of step in this Brexit Britain, it is the rest of the UK, or at the least the part that devolution has managed to body-swerve, namely, England.
Watching the Tory leadership contest through the inevitable Scottish lens, there is an increasing foreboding that our future could lie either with a posh buffoon who paints buses on wooden boxes or with a man who can apparently forget his wife is Chinese.
Hope and history: Historian looks back on Donald Dewar speech and if his hopes for a Scottish parliament have been realised
It was a speech praised for ushering in a new era for Scotland, while also reflecting on the country’s history and heroes.
I’m so thankful the internet wasn’t around when I was growing up and I feel sorry for youngsters nowadays who have to deal with it.
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The news when it came arrived without warning and in the most lowkey of ways.
Before being knocked out in the third round of the Conservative leadership race, Home Secretary Sajid Javid, the only candidate left at that time who didn’t go to Oxford University, warned it wouldn’t be “healthy” for the Tory party if the contest for the next prime minister looked “like a debate at the Oxford Union”.