FM delivers TED talk

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In a speech to the TED Summit in Edinburgh, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon argued that a focus on policies that promote wellbeing, and not just economic growth, could help address the rise of alienation and disaffection from politics. The First Minister said: When we focus on wellbeing, we start a conversation that provokes profound… Read more »

First Minister opens new gin distillery

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this week opened McQueen Gin’s brand-new distillery in Callander. The impressive growth of McQueen Gin proves that it is possible with the right idea, product and people to go from a small start-up business to exporting around the world in a relatively short period of time – and that being rural-based… Read more »