#Scotland

  • Article: My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain
    Citizenship

    My Edinburgh Fringe Show Explores the Lasting Effects of Growing Up in Poverty in Britain

    Aug. 14, 2019

    London-born performer Scottee talks representation, lack, and calling out poverty tourism. Read more

  • Article: Glasgow Set to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement
    Environment

    Glasgow Set to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2019

    “As one of the UK’s most sustainable cities… Glasgow is the right choice.” Read more

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green
    Environment

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Aug. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers
    Education

    Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 6, 2019

    The National Deaf Children’s Society is urging the government to invest in teacher training. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
    Environment

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Will Be Given to Boys Across the UK Starting in September

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 10, 2019

    The extension of the girls’ vaccination programme will prevent tens of thousands of cancers. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales
    Citizenship

    Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 28, 2019

    “We need people to realise how severe the situation is for trans people.” Read more

  • Article: This Scottish Cafe Is Selling 'Camel Milk Coffee' for a Brilliant Reason
    Environment

    This Scottish Cafe Is Selling 'Camel Milk Coffee' for a Brilliant Reason

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 29, 2019

    It’s all to do with fighting the consequences of the climate crisis. Read more