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  • Gay American rabbinical student sues Jerusalem pizzeria that refused to serve him Jewish Light Sammy Kanter wrote that he was kicked out of this pizza restaurant for his sexual orientation. (Sammy Kanter/Facebook) JERUSALEM (JTA) — An American rabbinical student studying in Israel is suing a Jerusalem pizzeria for refusing to serve him due to …
  • Sydney Anglicans set to ban gay weddings on church property - Sydney Morning Herald Sydneyanglicans.net It also bans local Anglican boards from allowing property - such as school halls - to host same-sex marriages or receptions associated with same-sex weddings. Joel Hollier, a gay Anglican and former pastor who co-chairs the LGBTI group Equal Voices, said …
  • Teenager made homophobic and menacing comments in 999 call Press and Journal A 17-year-old has admitted making homophobic and menacing comments in a 999 call – over a row with his bank. The teenager, who can not be named for legal reasons, called the police control room on June 16 at 5pm from an address on Elgin High Street. Elgin …
  • Stevie Ferguson hails impact of former Ross County boss Jim McIntyre Press and Journal Ross County co-manager Steven Ferguson insists new Dundee boss Jim McIntyre will forever be remembered for leading the Staggies to League Cup glory. McIntyre steered County to their first major trophy in March 2016 courtesy of a final victory over …
  • Truck and car crash on A90 Press and Journal A car and a truck crashed on a north-east road this morning. The incident occurred on the A90 near Stonehaven, travelling northbound, at around 7.20am. A police spokesman said: “There was a two-vehicle road traffic accident between a car and a truck. “ …
  • Ferguson backs Staggies to rise to top of table challenge Press and Journal Ross County co-manager Steven Ferguson believes the Staggies’ players have shown they relish the stakes being high ahead of tomorrow’s top-of-the-table Championship encounter against Ayr United. County will leapfrog the Honest Men top spot if they secure …
  • Scott Shepherd warns that Edinburgh City are a Scottish Cup scalp Evening News Published: 06:30 Friday 19 October 2018 Edinburgh City striker Scott Shepherd says the club risk being dumped out of the William Hill Scottish Cup should they underestimate lower league opponents Civil Service Strollers. The Ladbrokes League Two leaders …
  • Grant Gilchrist: Edinburgh must use lessons from 2012 Heineken Cup run Evening News Grant Gilchrist is one of only four of the current Edinburgh squad to have experienced top-level European competition prior to last Saturday but admitted that his last taste was so long ago it all feels new again. The 28-year-old lock, who was named in …
  • Inspectors told of lack of control at crisis-hit care home Inverness Courier Councillor Andrew Jarvie is disappointed at how the home seems to have slipped over the past year. A HOME which cares for children and teenagers with complex needs has been slammed by inspectors. The Northern Lights home in Scaniport, on the outskirts of …
  • Robyn is flying high in Canada Carluke Gazette Published: 08:14 Friday 19 October 2018 Highland dancer Robyn McMillan, 14 , from Forth is having a sparkling 2018 having won nine championships around the UK between March and June alone and then travelled to Calgary, Canada to compete in the Scotdance …
  • In Some Australian Schools, Teachers Can Be Fired for Being Gay – The New York Times Nigerian Bulletin
  • Midlothian MSP praises river and burn clean-up Advertiser Midlothian North MSP Colin Beattie has praised Scottish Water for its quick action to clean-up the sewage that has polluted the Mary Burn and River South Esk. As previously reported in the Advertiser a fortnight ago, Mr Beattie demanded action be taken …
  • Success on the menu at Newbattle Community Campus Café Advertiser More than 10,000 people have visited the café at the Newbattle Community Campus since it opened in late May. One of a number of facilities at the new campus, the café has been a particular success with over 7000 coffees sold in the first four months. …
  • New Dalkeith care home approved Advertiser Published: 07:22 Friday 19 October 2018 A new 83 bed residential care home on Newmills Road in Dalkeith was approved by councillors at last week’s planning committee meeting. The new Baron Healthcare care home will accommodate half NHS residents and half …
  • Turnout at LGBT march surprises organisers Jamaica Star Fifty members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride group in Montego Bay, St James were targeted for their first march to end Pride Week celebrations, But to the pleasure of the organiser Maurice Tomlinson, more than 100 persons came …
  • Images reveal how new AECC will look during pop concerts Press and Journal Developers have marked a “major milestone” in the creation of the new AECC by unveiling images which offer a glimpse inside. Work on the interior of The Event Complex Aberdeen (Teca) is now under way, as the £333million venue undergoes its transformation …
  • Mintlaw man who punched train conductor jailed Press and Journal A man was yesterday jailed for assaulting a conductor on a train and two police officers who came to arrest him. Steven Cordiner, of Mintlaw, was travelling to Aberdeen to pick up his dog from someone’s house when he got into an argument as the train …
  • The global orchestra playing for peace Press and Journal How do we remember the Great War? The last Scottish veteran, Alfred Anderson of the 5th Battalion the Black Watch died in 2005. The “last fighting Tommy” Harry Patch died in 2009. Florence Green of the Women’s Royal Air Force died in 2012. We will soon …
  • Record-breaking Nessie searcher​ in movie plans Press and Journal For more than 25 years, he has assiduously watched Loch Ness for a sighting of the monster – setting a world record for the longest Nessie vigil in the process. But now Steve Feltham has gone from loch star to rock star – having been catapulted to film …
  • Scotland’s first snowfall of the winter expected next week Press and Journal Forecasters have warned that the first blast of snow this winter could hit the north and north-east of Scotland next week. Councils across the region are already preparing for freezing conditions with gritters out working on the roads. Temperatures have …

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