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HERALD ARTICLE OF 27th JUNE 2020
ILLEGAL FISHING - SCOURGE OF THE HIGH SEAS
UK ministers are in a Brexit deadlock over the question of fisheries and EU access to British waters. But concerns over the future of our fishing industry pale when compared to the ravaging of global fish stocks by illegal fishing. With 34.2% of global fish stocks fully over-
HERALD ARTICLE OF 20th JUNE 2020
ONE GIANT MISSTEP FOR SCOTLAND
Anyone who peered heavenward in late May hoping for a glimpse of the new Falcon 9 heavy rocket passing over Scotland on its way to a rendezvous with the International Space Station, will be aware that an exciting new global industry is thriving – despite the coronavirus pandemic that has largely shuttered Western economies.
HERALD ARTICLE OF 13th JUNE 2020
Salvador Dalí said: “What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.” He would have been impressed with the mixed messages on Covid-19 across the UK. Confusion has spread faster than the virus as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland slam home separate strategies for controlling the pandemic. Even the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man have introduced their own coronavirus lockdown plans.
HERALD ARTICLE OF 6th JUNE 2020
SCOTLAND’S FARMERS ARE FACING A
POST COVID-19 BREXIT BREAKDOWN