Lyme Disease Cases in Scotland Potentially Five Times Higher Than Official Figures

Inverness, Scotland – A recent study conducted in the northern region of Scotland has revealed that cases of Lyme disease in the country may be significantly higher than previously estimated. The study, led by the Scottish Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Infections Reference Laboratory, suggests that up to 2,500 individuals in Scotland could be affected by … Read more

Jailed for 17 Years: Man’s Brutal Murder of Partner Shocks Scotland

Airdrie, North Lanarkshire – A 53-year-old man has been sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison for the murder of his partner in their home just before Christmas 2022. John-Paul McLaughlan confessed to killing his partner, Stacey Warnock, 51, at their residence on Barra Drive in Airdrie. The prosecutor detailed the “brutal” knife … Read more

Retail Workers Face Surging Violence Epidemic in Scotland with Nearly One in Five Attacked Last Year

Glasgow, Scotland – Recent findings from a survey conducted by the retail trade union Usdaw indicate a troubling trend in Scotland’s retail sector. Nearly one in five shopworkers in Scotland reported experiencing a violent attack in the past year, marking a significant increase from previous years. The survey, which included responses from over 5,500 retail … Read more

Scotland Frontline Workers Enduring Nearly 60 Daily Assaults, with Health Care Staff Most Vulnerable

In Glasgow, Scotland, nearly 60 assaults on frontline workers are reported every day, taking a toll on police officers, firefighters, paramedics, prison staff, shopworkers, railway employees, teachers, and NHS staff. Workers in hospitals and healthcare centers bear the brunt of the violence, experiencing an average of 31 incidents daily. A recent study by 1919 Magazine … Read more