Scottish newspaper: Self-isolation and children born drug addicts

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Covid’s self-insulation rules dominate many front pages. The Herald says cutting the isolation period from 10 days to seven – assuming two negative tests return – has been widely welcomed by business leaders and health professionals. The rule change announced by the First Minister also means that asymptomatic people who test positive for Covid using a lateral flow test will no longer have to undergo a PCR test.

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The Daily Express says some industry leaders do not believe the easing of restrictions is going far enough. The newspaper quotes figures from the business community who want to know when all Covid restrictions will end.

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The Daily Telegraph leads with confirmation from Nicola Sturgeon that she is ready to announce a new “proposal on how Scotland will live with the virus in the long run”. The paper says the prime minister has admitted that hardline restrictions were less effective at reducing Omicron infections than the previous Delta strain.

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Metro has a similar line, saying Ms Sturgeon has promised to find “less restrictive” ways to deal with the pandemic. However, according to her, the prime minister insists that maintaining the deadline for self-isolation at 10 days until now has been correct.

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I break down the rules changes to show how they affect people who have a positive test on Covid and their close contacts. However, he warns that restrictions on the number of people gathering in pubs, restaurants and major sporting events will apply until at least January 17.

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The Daily Mail reports that loosening of the rules comes when the pandemic in Scotland reaches a “gloomy new milestone”. He leads with the prediction that the country could record the millionth positive case of Covid today.

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The Scotsman sticks to the facts and figures and says one in 20 Scots believes he had Covid in the last week of December. It comes at a time when health councils have warned of “extreme” pressures, while the absence of NHS staff has reached its highest level since June 2020.

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The main image on the front page of The Times is tennis ace Novak Djokovic, who was denied entry to Australia after applying for a medical exemption from the Covid vaccine. Elsewhere, newspapers report “strengthening holidays” as a complex travel testing system is abolished in England.

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The daily record also includes changes to Covid restrictions on its front page. But it leads to new figures showing that at least 852 drug-addicted children have been born in Scotland in the last four years. The paper reports that these numbers have prompted calls for health services to do more to encourage pregnant women to seek treatment if they have addiction problems.

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Conservative peer Baroness Mone has been invited to a police interrogation following a formal complaint that she sent a racist text message, according to The Scottish Sun. Her representative told the newspaper that the underwear mogul is “100 percent not a racist.”

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After several days of a growing number of people signing a petition against the knights of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, the Daily Star is indulging in a movie title to play 750,000 signatures. “Project Blair Ditch” is the headline – and it’s accompanied by a more serious point, as the paper exhorts: “Actually, we’re going to end this whole damn system of honors once and for all.”

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The Courier says concerns about rust, corrosion and leaks at Olympia’s Dundee swimming pool were raised “years before” the center closed in October due to a £ 4 million repair program.

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The Evening Telegraph has the same story, saying the structural problems at the £ 32 million Olympia pool meant it was a “disaster waiting to happen.”

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The Press and Journal focuses on the incidence of Covid cases in the North East of Scotland. It is said that on the day Nicola Sturgeon announced the easing of self-isolation restrictions, nearly 1,500 were reported.

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The National says SNP leaders have responded to a proposal by the former head of party politics that the second independence referendum should be tripartite to include “devo max”.

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The Evening Express has an interview with a Newmachar woman in Aberdeenshire who says she was forced to travel 8,000 miles to Mexico to treat multiple sclerosis because she is not considered “sick enough” to undergo it in the UK.

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The Glasgow Times says a public toilet with a “cesspool”, often used as a drug den in the city center, has made more calls in Glasgow for a safe room for consumption.

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