FM backs Glasgow’s Channel 4 bid

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FM meets Stuart Cosgrove

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has shown her support for Glasgow’s bid to be the home of Channel 4’s new national HQ. She said: Glasgow would be the perfect place for Channel 4’s new National headquarters. “This city is already one of the most important centres for broadcasting and TV production anywhere on these islands.  And the… Read more »

Minimum Unit Pricing

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Scotland is the first country in the world to implement minimum unit pricing for alcohol. Minimum unit pricing for alcohol comes into force in Scotland today.#MUP #minimumunitpricing pic.twitter.com/7RhZf2gulG — Scottish Government (@scotgov) May 1, 2018 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited a ward at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary treating patients with chronic liver problems. There will be a… Read more »

China: Day 6

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FM meets Carrie Lam

On the final day of her official visit to China, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Hong Kong. She met Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to build on their meeting in 2015. Their discussions included data-driven innovation, inclusive growth and the possibility of further academic and cultural collaboration between Scotland and Hong Kong. In her… Read more »

China: Day 1

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met a group of students from Scotland on the first day of her official visit to China. The group are studying in Tianjin through the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools scholarship programme. In Beijing FM @NicolaSturgeon met Scottish students studying in China through the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools #FMChina18 pic.twitter.com/Zjk1JTjDM1… Read more »

FM Reading Challenge expanding

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An evaluation of the first year of the First Minister’s Reading Challenge has found the response from schools and families has been overwhelmingly positive. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Riverside Primary School in Stirling – the winner of the School and Community Partnership Reading Journey award for its participation in the challenge. Evaluation of the first year… Read more »