Do heat pumps work at freezing temperatures?
The belief that a heat pump is unable to warm a home in the depths of winter is widely held, especially in the UK. One recent survey of more than 4,000 adults across the UK, Germany, France and the US last autumn found that 35% believed that air-source heat pumps are not up to the job. The study,…#electrifyresearch #britons #norway #williehaughey #labour #times #scotland #bbcradio4 #esc #cop (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GP practices at risk after government pauses loan scheme
Some GP practices in Scotland could be forced to close and many more left in a 'precarious' financial position after the government paused a loan scheme meant to ease pressure on general practice. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - May 21, 2024 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

We Do A Little With Funghi
In this week’s episode, we sit down with our good friend and co-founder of Shillr, Funghibull. Funghi is one of our favorite collectors, builders and overall people in the space. We dive into Funghi’s background playing rugby, going to medical school in Scotland, 10 gram…#shillr #funghibull #funghi #scotland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The HTSI spring travel special
Find your oasis, from luxury in Luxor, to salmon fishing in Scotland and the rebirth of the great American motel#luxor #scotland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ofgem energy price cap will fall to £1,574 a year this summer, say analysts
Energy bills in Great Britain are expected to fall by 7% this summer – the equivalent of more than £100 a year – after a drop in wholesale gas prices, but will remain hundreds of pounds higher than pre-crisis levels. Analysts at Cornwall Insight, a well-respected energy consultancy, have forecast…#greatbritain #cornwallinsight #ukraine #craiglowrey #cornwall #ofgem #wales #scotland #jonathanbrearley #lowrey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Union urges Labour not to ban new North Sea licences without plan for jobs
The UK’s oil and gas workers risk becoming “the coal miners of our generation,” Unite’s general secretary, Sharon Graham, has warned, urging Labour not to ban new North Sea licences without a clear plan to safeguard jobs. Unite is launching a billboard campaign in six Scottish constituencies aimed…#sharongraham #labour #northsea #unite #keirstarmer #scotland #unlesslabour #northeast #edmiliband #greatbritishenergy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man overhears groomer talking about his dog, never expects what comes next
A man who overheard an exhausted groomer talking about his dog was ready to be offended, until he realized what she said. Jamie (not his real name), 46, told Newsweek that he lives in Scotland with his adored English springer spaniel, Barney. The owner often takes his pup to the local groomer's,…#scotland #reddit #americankennelclub #akc #spain (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Screening for anxiety, depression and suicidality by epilepsy specialists in adult services in Scotland - Gillespie DC, Duncan SE, Flewitt BI, Sacripante R, Chin RF.
OBJECTIVE: Clinical guidelines recommend screening people with epilepsy (PWE) regularly for mental distress, but it is unclear how guidelines are implemented. We surveyed epilepsy specialists in adult Scottish services to determine approaches used to scree... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Princess Kate's royal transformation goes viral
Princess Kate's transformation from girl next door to future queen has been praised by fans online as the royal continues her absence from public life while undergoing treatment for cancer. Kate married Prince William in 2011, having met during their time studying at University of St. Andrews in…#scotland #queencamilla #yougov #tiktok #toosweet #princewilliam #hollywood #tomcruise #rolandmouret #sweden (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cash incentives may help men lose weight, research finds
Men with obesity offered incentives and sent healthy-eating tips in Game of Stones trial found to have lost most weightFinancial incentives of up to £400 alongside text messages could encourage men living with obesity to lose weight, research has found.The research, known as Game of Stones and presented at the European Congress of Obesity, involved a year-long trial involving 585 men living with obesity from Belfast, Bristol and Glasgow.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 15, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Tobi Thomas Health and inequalities correspondent Tags: Obesity Health Men's health Society World news UK news Medical research Glasgow Scotland Bristol Belfast Northern Ireland Science & wellbeing Diets and dieting Nutrition Life and style Europe Source Type: news

Feeding Your Lawn -- And other Curious Actions From The Very Manly Scotsman
With the coming of spring, cue the bagpipes, because here comes Mr. Scott Scott, the Scot for Scotts Lawn Care, who is so fierce and red-beardy in a raw, Braveheart kind of way that he’s almost too much man for the screen. Roar! Introduced last year in a campaign from Mullen/Lowe, he’s an…#scottscott #mullenlowe #weeds #scottsturfbuilder #lawnfood #scotts #kristoferhivju #norwegian #tormund #gameofthrones (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neolithic site in Orkney to be reburied after 20 years of excavation
After one final dig, world heritage site Ness of Brodgar is to be covered up to protect it for future generationsIn a few weeks, archaeologists will gather at the Ness of Brodgar in Orkney and for the next two months excavate at one of Europe ’s greatest prehistoric sites.For the last 20 summers, scientists and volunteers have dug here,revealing wonders that include 5,000-year-old remains of temples, hearths, a ceramic figurine, and elegant pottery.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 11, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Science editor Tags: Archaeology Heritage Science Scotland UK news Culture Museums History Source Type: news

Laura Kuenssberg ’s year in TV: ‘Who would play me on TV? Cameron Diaz, if she could do a soft Scottish accent’
In 2022, Laura Kuenssberg, 47, stepped down as the BBC’s political editor, a position she held for seven years. Later that year, she replaced Andrew Marr as the face of Sunday morning politics on her own weekly live show, Sunday With Laura Kuenssberg. She also presented State of Chaos, a…#laurakuenssberg #andrewmarr #stateofchaos #traitors #diplomat #tombradbys #jedmercurio #camerondiaz #bigbangtheory #romeshranganathan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Baby Reindeer’ Update: Piers Morgan Sets First On-Camera Interview With the ‘Real Martha’
Piers Morgan announced on Wednesday that he has scored an exclusive with the woman who inspired the deranged stalker “Martha” in Richard Gadd’s buzzy “Baby Reindeer” Netflix series. Scottish lawyer Fiona Harvey, who internet sleuths found thanks to her 10-year-old texts, has come forward to tell…#richardgadds #babyreindeernetflix #fionaharvey #babyreindeer #netflix #piersmorgan #jessicagunning #harvey #seanfoley #thewrap (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swinney Elected Scotland First Minister as SNP Tries to Rebuild
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Source: Reuters: Health - May 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news