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15 Dec 18
Toronto Sun

This year was a noteworthy one in politics both local and internationally. American President Donald Trump continues to dominate the political agenda. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau managed to finalize a renegotiation of NAFTA despite the critics and naysayers. Elections in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick saw a sea of change. There were winners and losers. […]

15 Dec 18
The Quotidian Cleric

Readings: Lectionary Year C, 3rd Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3:14-20 A promise of joyful restoration for God’s people. Philippians 4:4-7 God’s peace comes through closeness to God in prayer. Luke 3:7-18 John the Baptist explains what repentance means in practice. Section of a window in St. Peter and St. Paul, Olney, Buckinghamshire. Designed by James […]

14 Dec 18
The Morning Blunt

Highlights Common Mistakes Cannabis Startups Make Canna Law Blog // 12.13.18 Running a cannabis business is difficult with a high failure rate. While federal prohibition initially kept big money sidelined, giving small business a head start, many small firms fail for a myriad of common reasons. Failure to properly estimate startup and transition timelines can […]

14 Dec 18
The Scottish Sun
HOSPITAL chiefs are accused of trying to “save face” over the Amanda Cox tragedy. MSP Christine Grahame blasted Edinburgh Royal Infirmary bosses for asking Amanda’s husband for a “review” meeting just three days after she died. Amanda Cox collapsed and died in hospital after taking a wrong turn onto a disused ward The Nat says it is “inappropriate” grieving Michael, 38, should see admin staff now. Ms Grahame told First Minister’s Questions: “I’ve heard from Michael that the hospital administration has requested a meeting this week to discuss a ‘review of processes’. Scots mum Amanda Cox who died days after giving birth at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary was ‘searching for painkillers in disused ward’ when she collapsed “Proposing holding such a meeting less than three days after Mrs Cox’s death frankly looks like face saving on the part of bosses.” Nicola Sturgeon insisted Health Secretary Jeane Freeman would keep a “close watch on developments”. MSP Christine Grahame has blasted hospital chiefs for asking Amanda’s heartbroken husband for a meeting just three days later She had given birth to a new baby a short time before her death Amanda, 34, of Peebles, went missing for seven hours as she cared for four-day-old premature son Murray on Monday. She was found collapsed in a disused ward and passed away. NHS Lothian chief Jim Crombie said: “My thoughts and sympathies are with the family of Amanda Cox.” The tragedy happened at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN SCOTTISH NEWS” posts_category=”76″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] It is feared Amanda took a wrong turn into a disused ward before collapsing on her hunt for painkillers. Tributes flooded in for the new mum after news of the tragedy unfolded. We told earlier how a fundraiser launched to support her newborn baby smashed its £6,000 target in less than 24 hours. christine.lavelle@the-sun.co.uk [bc_video video_id=”5978350336001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”Mum Michelle Pearson , whose four kids died in petrol bomb arson blaze, speaks from hospital bed one year on”] We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at scoop@thesun.co.uk or call 0141 420 5200  
13 Dec 18
Jedi by Knight

I absolutely adore Christmas music (though I only listen from Thanksgiving to New Years haha), so I was excited to come across this tag on Madame Writer’s blog.  It was originally by The Artsy Reader Girl. 1. “All I Want for Christmas Is You”: Favorite bookish couple. I have a lot of favorite book couples, including […]

13 Dec 18
UWS Newsroom

FOOTBALL ACADEMIC Jonathan Ervine of Bangor University believes Scottish football clubs need to embrace the expanding world of E-Sports, to tap in to the increasingly lucrative market. Speaking at the Football Collective conference at Hampden Park, Ervine said: “E-Sports have become an extremely remunerative way in which football clubs are looking to increase brand exposure. […]