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Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of a string of historical sex offences against schoolboys in his care during trips to Scotland. A jury found the 67-year-old guilty of indecently assaulting seven teenage boys during camping and boating trips in the 1970s and 1980s while he was a…
A nurse has been suspended after stealing £40 from a vulnerable care home resident. Victoria Blair was given the cash by the daughter of the resident - who "lacked mental capacity" - while working at Hogganfield Loch Care Home in Glasgow. The money was supposed to pay for costs of…
An extra £500 million pledged by the First Minister for primary health care must be specifically invested in GP surgeries, doctors have insisted. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) said there had been "confusion" about whether the money - which Nicola Sturgeon announced in her speech to the SNP…
The Tories pose a "shambolic threat" to the income of pensioners, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has said. Ms Dugdale attacked Prime Minister Theresa May for a "chaotic" and "humiliating" U-turn over capping the costs elderly people could face when paying to be looked after. That combined with Conservative plans…
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