Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris split up after 15 months together

Source confirms US singer and Scottish producer Harris part ways via Wales http://ift.tt/1TRi1PE

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/taylor-swift-and-calvin-harris-split-up-after-15-months-together/

Northern Ireland reach highest ranking

Northern Ireland reach their highest Fifa ranking of 25th, while England drop to 11th, Wales to 26th and Scotland to 43rd. Source BBC Sport – Sport http://ift.tt/1RPMHcv

https://latestn3ws.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/northern-ireland-reach-highest-ranking/

Scot Muir opens season with 800m win

Laura Muir begins her build-up to what she hopes will be a successful Olympics with an 800m win in France. Source BBC Sport – Sport http://ift.tt/1Pl8pLi

https://latestn3ws.wordpress.com/2016/06/01/scot-muir-opens-season-with-800m-win/

Fewer women commanders in Police Scotland — World Policing

This article reports a drop in the number of women occupying senior positions in Police Scotland. Recently there were no female applicants for two assistant chief constable positions currently held by women who are retiring. Some believe that the merger into a national police has increased worries that promotion might lead to relocation, causing officers […]

via Fewer women commanders in Police Scotland — World Policing

Numeracy rate falls among pupils in Scotland, latest figures show | BBC News — The Learning Renaissance

Pupils in Scotland are doing less well in maths, according to the latest Scottish government figures.Between 2013 and 2015, the proportion of P4 and S2 students performing ‘well or very well’ fell. Pupils from better off areas recorded better results than those from the most deprived communities. The country’s new education secretary John Swinney said […]

via Numeracy rate falls among pupils in Scotland, latest figures show | BBC News — The Learning Renaissance

Live updates: Scottish parliament votes against fracking — DRILL OR DROP?

The Scottish Parliament is discussing fracking in a debate on environment and land reform. The SNP’s environment and climate change secretary Roseanna Cunninngham (left) opens the debate. Her party introduced a moratorium on fracking last year during a research and public consultation programme. Scottish Labour and the Greens have tabled amendments opposing fracking. Catch up with live updates here […]

via Live updates: Scottish parliament votes against fracking — DRILL OR DROP?

Donald Trump is coming to the UK the day after the Brexit vote — Metro

Will you be there to roll out the red carpet?

via Donald Trump is coming to the UK the day after the Brexit vote — Metro