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Woman hospitalised after six weeks sleeping rough on streets of Glasgow

The couple slept on the street beneath Glasgow's main railway bridge in the city centre

A WOMAN who spent six weeks sleeping rough in Scotland’s biggest city remained in hospital last night after a charity helped her off the streets.

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017

Eyewitnesses who attended the concert in Manchester give their experience of the attack

Those inside the Manchester Arena made a desperate attempt to reach safety

AN eyewitness has told how she saw a red and grey device in the Manchester Arena foyer a split second before the venue was rocked by an explosion.

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Esh gives fresh start for homeless

Ashleigh Day, assistant estimator at Esh Border Construction, with Fresh Start operations manager Stewart Ferguson

ESH Border Construction is helping deliver a fresh start for people in need in Edinburgh after handing a homeless organisation a vital bursary boost.

12:00am Wednesday 17 May 2017

Campaign launched to end homelessness in Scotland as shock figures show a rough-sleeper dies every week

The vast majority of those who have died on the streets of Glasgow were under 60

A CAMPAIGN to end homelessness in Scotland has been launched, backed by Housing Minister Kevin Stewart and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

12:00am Monday 15 May 2017

Unions throw weight behind bid to provide free sanitary products in what would be a world first for Scotland

Campaign: SNP Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

THE SNP MSP behind a campaign to make Scotland the first country in the world to give women and girls access to free sanitary products has welcomed fresh backing from Scottish trade unionists.

12:00am Friday 28 April 2017

What's On Around Scotland in June

Edinburgh's Spook School are on tour Photograph: Michael Wood

MUSIC

12:00am Sunday 7 May 2017

Letters: MP's tweet was a breath of fresh air amid the fawning over Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh's 'harmless gaffes' are anything but

THANK heavens for Chi Onwurah [the Labour frontbencher tweeted: “Congratulations to Prince Philip on retiring in financial security at time of his choosing from a job he enjoys #forthemanynotthefew #waspi”]. Regarding Prince Phil’s departure, I am…

12:00am Saturday 6 May 2017

Letters I: The only way to rid us of the evils of Tory policy is indy

Payback: Jean-Claude Juncker

THANK you to Liz (Letters, The National, May 2) for articulating so clearly the specific effects of the vicious, hideous persecution by Westminster and the Tories of those among us who need our support. For a long time, perhaps a major motive in…

12:00am Wednesday 3 May 2017

DWP tell stroke victim to use food banks after being left with no DLA payments

Alan Buchanan, right, with his son Neil

BEDRIDDEN multiple-stroke victim Alan Buchanan and his wife Heather feared they were going to be made homeless after an overeager Atos assessor and a bureaucratic cock-up left them facing extreme poverty.

12:00am Thursday 27 April 2017

Going Local: Aberdeen is a city facing up to harsh new realities

Aberdeen City Council has concerns over the North Sea oil industry, which has been hit by plummeting oil prices

IT’S been a long five years since Scotland last elected its councillors, and there are fewer places where that difference is more marked than in Aberdeen.

12:00am Wednesday 26 April 2017
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