International development

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Humanitarian relief, climate justice and gender equality initiatives were some of the issues raised by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Scotland’s International Development Alliance’s annual conference. She outlined the Scottish Government’s commitment to international development and said:   For our part, promoting international development is an absolutely essential part of being a good global citizen…. Read more »

Launch of offshore windfarm

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened the world’s most powerful wind turbines at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre. Vattenfall’s 11-turbine 93.2MW facility in Aberdeen Bay is expected to produce enough renewable electricity to power 70% of homes in Aberdeen.   📹The world's most powerful wind turbines were officially opened today by FM @Nicolasturgeon at… Read more »

Edinburgh festivals

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From meeting young musicians from across Europe, to interviews with author Ali Smith, the First Minister has had a busy time in the capital this month for the Edinburgh festivals. The First Minster kicked off her festival programme with a visit to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.  Great night at the world famous @EdinburghTattoo –… Read more »