Holyrood morning roundup: Thursday 3 May, 2012

by May 03, 2012 No Comments

Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:

Local council elections 2012: Party leaders make late bid for votes as Scotland goes to the polls (Daily Record)

Sir Mervyn King admits BoE failed over financial crisis (Daily Telegraph)

Salmond refuses to confirm whether he was a hacking victim(Guardian)

Lockerbie bombing: Lord Advocate and FBI boss fly to Libya for summit (Scotsman)

Battle launched to save Scotland’s city centres (Herald)

Tommy Sheridan backs Andrew Morton family’s campaign to have airguns banned (Daily Record)

Lothian Buses moves to cover First Scotland East routes (BBC Scotland)

Scots sex offenders face being tracked by satellite (Press & Journal)

Father who lost child in Dunblane massacre backs Oxfam gun treaty (STV News)

Good Beach Guide rankings washed out by Scottish downpours(BBC Scotland)

The Scottish Parliament does not sit today due to the local election. Polls are open until 10pm

Paris Gourtsoyannis Paris Gourtsoyannis

Paris joined Holyrood in September 2011, and became education correspondent in May 2012. Born in Canada into a Greek family, and raised in Belgium, he came to Scotland in 2005 to study at the University of Edinburgh, where he was involved with award-winning student publication The Journal. Before working at Holyrood, Paris contributed to the Edinburgh Evening News, the Guardian and Guardian Local, and interned at think-tank Demos. His beat takes in all areas of Scotland's education and skills sector, including early years, adult learning, and employability...

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