It is undoubtedly true that this pandemic has introduced into the lives of many people fear and apprehension about the whole situation. On the other hand there are those for whom the whole situation has passed by as little more than an annoyance to their usual habits in life and are determined not to let it affect them in any way. Fear is not on their agenda. Most sensible people, I suspect, would think of this latter group as at times irresponsible if not downright stupid.
Dad-of-three Andy, 58, has been at the helm of our politics team since August 1998, covering all the country’s seismic changes — including Scotland’s first Parliament in 300 years, the death of Donald Dewar, the rise of the SNP and 2014’s independence referendum.
Chief Superintendent Paterson added: “Police Scotland remains absolutely committed to taking weapons off our streets and targeting those who exploit the most vulnerable people in our communities by dealing in drugs remains a priority.”
Irrespective of the outcome of the court case, or indeed the outcome of the parliamentary inquiry, to disregard what has happened to many women across Scotland who have experienced workplace harassment would be an injustice.
Why, exactly, is caffeine addictive? The reason stems from the way the drug affects the human brain, producing the alert feeling that caffeine drinkers crave.
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