#Scotland

  • Article: Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    The backbencher who blocked the bill on Friday had knicker bunting draped on his office door. Read more

  • Article: A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.
    Girls & Women

    A Bill Aiming to Make 'Upskirting' a Crime in England and Wales Has Been Blocked. By a Man.

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 15, 2018

    The shock result comes after the government confirmed its support for the bill. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Scotland Will Give Out Free Tampons to Low-Income Women

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 31, 2018

    A trial launched in Aberdeen last year has now been expanded to the whole country. Read more

  • Article: This Scottish Cafe Has Built an Entire Village for Homeless People
    Citizenship

    This Scottish Cafe Has Built an Entire Village for Homeless People

    May 21, 2018

    "Not just building houses, but building homes, building community." Read more

  • Article: Two-Thirds of Scotland’s Energy Is Coming From Renewable Sources
    Environment

    Two-Thirds of Scotland’s Energy Is Coming From Renewable Sources

    By Chris Gelardi|April 2, 2018

    The country could be consuming nothing but renewable energy by 2020. Read more

  • Article: Human Trafficking Reports in the UK Reach Record High — and Children Are Suffering Most
    Citizenship

    Human Trafficking Reports in the UK Reach Record High — and Children Are Suffering Most

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 26, 2018

    The figures “almost certainly” are an underestimate of the true scale of the problem. Read more

  • Article: High CO2 Levels in Water Can 'Dissolve' Starfish, Scientists Say
    Environment

    High CO2 Levels in Water Can 'Dissolve' Starfish, Scientists Say

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2018

    CO2 “pulses” could have a potentially devastating effect on ecosystems, according to new research. Read more

  • Article: Scottish Council to Give Free School Meals All Year to Tackle 'Holiday Hunger’
    Food & Hunger

    Scottish Council to Give Free School Meals All Year to Tackle 'Holiday Hunger’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2018

    Children are going back to school with signs of malnutrition after the holidays, say teachers. Read more