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UK's First Drug Consumption Room Gets Go-Ahead, To Open In Scotland

The UK's first official drug consumption room for illegal drugs will open in Scotland after receiving approval Wednesday, after years of arguments over the controversial harm-reduction policy for addicts.

Glasgow gets go-ahead to open UK’s first drug consumption room

Cities across Scotland considering similar addiction schemes as plans approved for Hunter Street facility Cities across Scotland are considering setting up their own safe injecting facilities after authorities in Glasgow gave the official go-ahead to the UK’s first drug consumption room.“All eyes are on Glasgow,” said Allan Casey, Glasgow city council’s addictions convener, after the plans were approved on Wednesday morning by a joint committee of NHS and council officials. Continue reading...

British Museum Sets Up Public Hotline For 2,000 Missing Artefacts

The British Museum launched a public hotline on Tuesday asking for help to locate some 2,000 missing artefacts, revealing they were mostly ancient Greek and Roman gems and jewellery.

Trump’s business empire could collapse ‘like falling dominoes’ after ruling

Trump is effectively ‘out of business’ in New York, Michael Cohen says, after judge rules business fortune built on rampant fraudUS politics – live updatesDonald Trump’s real estate empire could collapse “like falling dominoes”, experts believe, following a New York judge’s ruling that the former president’s business fortune was built on rampant fraud and blatant lies.According to Michael Cohen, his former attorney and fixer, Trump is already effectively “out of business” in New York after Judge Arthur Engoron on Tuesday rescinded the licenses of the Trump Organization and other companies owned by Trump and his adult sons, Eric and Don Jr. Continue reading...

Veteran MSP Fergus Ewing suspended from SNP over rebellions

Former minister had voted with the opposition in a motion of no-confidence against Green co-leader Lorna SlaterThe veteran MSP Fergus Ewing has been suspended from the Scottish National party for a week.The Inverness and Nairn MSP – the son of the late SNP trailblazer Winnie Ewing – has been an outspoken critic of the party’s leadership in the past year. Continue reading...