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By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Big brands warn against cybercrime and phishing scams

Personal loan website Wonga have taken an important step in the battle against cybercrime by launching its own fraud helpline. This follows complaints about a number of phishing emails and scams launched by criminal-minded More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Scotland remains with the UK after landslide vote

Scottish voters early Friday chose to remain with the United Kingdom following a campaign that was marked by extraordinary turnout and profound division. The “no” vote was decisively 55-percent of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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UK cracks down on pedophiles, arrest over 660 with child porn on computers

The Brits are cracking down on kiddy porn, arresting over  650 suspected pedophiles as part of a six-month operation targeting people accessing child abuse images online, says a July 16 BBC report. “The National More...

By Robert On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Scotland health officials warn of salmonella risk from ‘bearded dragons’

Public health experts in NHS Forth Valley, Scotland are asking people who care for ‘bearded dragons’ and other reptiles to be aware of a risk of salmonella. Over the past eight months there have been at least More...

By Robert On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Update: E. coli O157 outbreak rises to 11 in Scotland

In a follow-up to a story yesterday, The Public Health Protection Unit of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) has reported four additional E. coli O157 cases in the current outbreak linked to burgers sold at More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Scotland E. coli outbreak linked to burgers sold at SSE Hydro

Several health agencies in Scotland to include the Public Health Protection Unit of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), Health Protection Scotland, the Food Standards Agency and Glasgow City Council Environmental More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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Body of Mikaeel Kular found, mother Rosdeep Kular detained, two others arrested for racist comments

Police arrest Rosdeep Kular after body thought to be that of missing three-year-old is discovered at property in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. The 3-year-old, Mikaeel Kular, went missing Wednesday and police report that More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Former LA Sheriff and Christian street evangelist Tony Miano arrested in Scotland discussing adultery, promiscuity and homosexuality as sin

A Christian street evangelist has been reportedly arrested for breaching the peace with “homophobic” aggravation after a woman complained about how he had about sin. Tony Miano being detained last year in London Tony More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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Police helicopter crashes into Scottish pub, death toll stands at eight

A police helicopter crashed through the roof of a pub in Scotland, killing at least eight people, police said to press on Saturday. At least twelve were also injured when the chopper plunge through building, including More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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UK E.coli outbreak linked to watercress, Sainsburys issues product recall

An outbreak of a strain of E.coli, VTEC O157 Phage type 2 VT2, that has sickened 18 people in England, Wales and Scotland, has been linked to Sainsbury’s Watercress, according to Public Health England. Image/CDC As More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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England says measles at highest levels in two decades, Scotland cases increase and Wales outbreak declared over

Just a week after the measles outbreak in Swansea, Wales was declared over, Public Health England is reporting that cases of the viral respiratory disease  are currently at their highest recorded levels since 1994, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Police still seeking answers in death of Michael Easton, teen found dead on Scotland highway

Police are trying to piece together the final moments of Michael Easton’s life, whose body was found hours after he was due home. Easton, age 13, are seeking help from the public as authorities believe the More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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UK 2012 ‘Crypto’ outbreak linked to ‘ready-to-eat’ salad products: HPA

A May 2012 Cryptosporidium outbreak, which sickened some 300 people over a three day period, has been linked to eating pre-cut bagged salad products which are likely to have been labelled as ‘ready-to-eat’, More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
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Rev David Robertson credits atheist Richard Dawkins, book for the revival in Scotland

A leading Christian leader in Scotland has been vocal is crediting atheist professor Richard Dawkins’ book “The God Delusion” for paving the way for the Church to share its message about God and More...

By Robert On Friday, November 23rd, 2012
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NHS Lanarkshire investigate measles outbreak in local schoolchildren

NHS Lanarkshire health officials are responding to an outbreak of measles among nine children and young people in Larkhall and Newmains in the Scottish county, according to a NHS Lanarkshire news release Nov. More...

By Robert On Friday, October 26th, 2012
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Scottish County of East Renfrewshire warns public of Chinese strawberries

Weeks after a norovirus outbreak that sickened more than 11,000 German schoolchildren was linked to Chinese strawberries, East Renfrewshire Council in Scotland is advising the public  to check their freezers More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Scottish health officials issue health alert after heroin user contracts anthrax

Health officials in Lanarkshire have issued a public health alert after a injection heroin user contracted the deadly bacterial infection, anthrax. The individual is currently hospitalized in critical condition. Public More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Scottish courtroom shut down due to scabies

The discovery of a defendant’s highly contagious skin infestation prompted a courtroom in Scotland to shut down for a period for fumigation and disinfection. Photo/CDC The news source, scotsman.com reports More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Roger Moore critical of new Bond film, ‘long disjointed commercial’

Sir Roger Moore has criticized Daniel Craig’s last James Bond movie, declaring it to be nothing more than an over-long commercial. “I didn’t like the last Bond film, it was like a long, disjointed commercial.” In More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, July 19th, 2010
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Lockerbie bomber’s release possibly linked to BP oil deal

Four U.S. senators have requested a formal meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to the United States this week to discuss the 2009 release of a man convicted of playing a role in the More...


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