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It was disheartening to read that there was another serious incident involving an elderly passenger on a bus in Edinburgh last week, which follows the tragic death of another elderly passenger on a bus last month. Both cases featured sharp braking by the driver in order to avoid a collision with another vehicle.
Even a stopped clock tells the correct time twice a day. And, for the first time in a long time, Theresa May has acted swiftly, decisively and, – above all – correctly by suspending Tory MP Anne Marie Morris for using a grossly offensive racial slur.
Yesterday the Taylor report was launched by Prime Minister, Theresa May.
The report was commissioned in October 2016 to look into “Employment Practices in the Modern Economy”. The review was chaired by Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society of Arts and former political advisor to Tony Blair.
Today marks the 29th anniversary of the Piper Alpha Disaster which saw 167 offshore workers lose their lives following a tragic accident after an oil and gas platform experienced a number of catastrophic fires and explosions.
How important is it to us to live in a clean and safe city? Most people would agree that it’s very important and any local councillor will tell you that issues to do with litter and refuse collection are one of the most common issues that come up at their surgeries.
It’s the time of year where a number of young people are travelling abroad without their parents or families, some for the first time. Whether it’s high school leavers taking an end of school trip or a gap year, or University graduates globe trotting before joining the world of work, young adults rightfully want to utilise their free time and take advantage of relatively cheap air travel to expand their horizons (and their Instagram feeds).
It is fair to say that we have not been blessed with the best of weather in Scotland therefore when we do experience a heatwave, at any level, it is common to see people partaking in the time honoured tradition of taps aff.
It’s been said money doesn’t buy happiness. Despite best efforts it’s difficult to pay for rent, food, or travel in happiness so the next step is finding money.How is money acquired? Mostly, other money. The most hotly perpetuated myth around the rich is that their large wealth is made by “working really hard” - as opposed to the capital and connections they’re already afforded.