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The heartbreaking stories of the first three named victims of the Manchester bombing

Georgina Callander pictured with Ariana Grande at a previous concert in 2015

AN eight-year-old girl, a teenage college student and a young man were the first victims of the suicide attack at Manchester Arena to be named.

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Letters II: There are a few things wrong with this economic picture

Currency: the British pound

I AGREE with some of Michael Fry’s article (Scotland’s economic policy is a shambles, The National, May 23) but think it fails in some areas. I agree that the Scottish Government’s economic policies are not “socialist” enough, but the SNP (of…

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Apprentice scheme exceeds targets for developer Springfield Properties

Innes Smith, managing director of Springfield Properties, and apprentice Connor Christie

HOUSEBUILDER Springfield Properties has announced that 23 per cent of all staff are now engaged with training or education.

4:40pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Glasgow stands in solidarity and sends its love and sympathy to Manchester

The people of Glasgow came together in the city's George Square to pay their respects. Photograph: Colin Mearns

HUNDREDS of office workers, school children, parents, councillors, pensioners, students and police officers were among those who attended a vigil in Glasgow’s George Square to remember those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena terror…

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Phillips O'Brien: Kneejerk response should be avoided as we mourn

Police escort members of the public from Manchester Arena. Photograph: Getty

IF, as it seems likely, the tragic attack in Manchester turns out to be the work of a suicide bomber, we should mourn the dead, help the injured, counsel the grieving – and not do anything stupid.

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Bus firm Whytes backs seat belts law for school transport after LibDem criticises bill

Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles said no legislation was required

A DIRECTOR of a north-east bus company has backed a bill requiring vehicles transporting children to and from school to be fitted with seat belts.

12:00am Monday 22 May 2017

Top musicians join Malawi aid mission to help youngsters

Pupils and staff will travel to Malawi as part of St Margaret High’s project

TWO Scottish musicians are to join a group of high school pupils on their latest mercy mission to Malawi to help disabled children.

12:00am Saturday 20 May 2017

Teen impressionist goes on tour with Donald Trump and Alex Salmond

Fifteen-year-old Ryan McGuigan has become one of Scotland’s youngest comedians

A SCHOOLBOY who became an internet sensation for his amazing impressions of Alex Salmond has turned his hand to mimicking US President Donald Trump to help children in Malawi.

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017

MSPs told 'inconsistent' Personal and Social Education is leaving kids without vital life lessons

Education Secretary John Swinney has been asked to act on the report's findings

A PICTURE of inconsistent and inadequate provision of Personal and Social Education (PSE) for young people in some of Scotland’s schools has been painted by a Scottish Parliament committee.

12:00am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Shona Craven: The digital kids are all right – they just need more sleep

It’s less likely that playing games on smartphones contributes to poor health, and more likely that poor sleep is the culprit    Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

IT’S become such a common sight that it barely merits comment any more: a group of young people sharing the same physical space, but with every pair of eyes glued to a phone.

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017
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