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Chief executive Lyndsay Fyffe-Jardine said she was “completely floored” by the price rises. 

 
Organisers removed the heckler from the room, before the First Minister apologised for the interruption and warned against further stigmatising trans people. 

 
The groups aim to tackle social isolation and improve their members’ mental health, but ministers have said the Scottish Government will not provide further funding for the initiative. 

 
After sharing some of her pictures on social media, colleagues came up with the idea of putting together a calendar.

 
Projects will be able to apply for between £5,000 and now up to £100,000 – a 50% increase from previous years.

 
Shockingly, cancer death rates are 74% higher in the most deprived communities than the least deprived in Scotland.  

 

 
As a result of public discussions about rising energy costs 38% of adults in Scotland - an estimated 1.7million - feel anxious or worried about being able to pay their energy bills

 
The report shows that more than half of families with children in Scotland receiving Universal Credit are having their incomes reduced by the DWP to pay off these debts.

 
Last month, East Lothian councillors also voted unanimously in favour of ending the Lothian Pension Fund’s fossil fuel investments.