Two schoolteachers from Glasgow are eyeing a place in the Christmas chartswith a song that is striking a chord for festive audiences in the era ofcoronavirus. Phil Ford and Tim Kwant, who perform under the name Lapwing,wrote the song Hope Christmas Gets You To Me about the desire for humanconnection during lockdown.
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Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the City of Glasgow, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire, East and West Dunbartonshire, North and South Lanarkshire, East and South Ayrshire, Stirling and West Lothian will all exit Level 4 restrictions on Friday. The First Minister of Scotland gave the welcome update while addressing the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has formally apologized for the state's "profound failure," after a government report detailed shocking conditions at Catholic Church-run homes for mothers and children between the 1920s and 1990s, in which some 9,000 children died.
Thousands of infants died in Irish homes for unmarried mothers and their offspring run by the Catholic Church from the 1920s to the 1990s, an inquiry found on Tuesday, an "appalling" mortality rate that reflected brutal living conditions. Gavino Garay has more.
In 2015, Rosalia Reyes started getting painful contractions, passed out and woke up in a pool of blood, having given birth to a baby who had already died. That night started a legal saga. Libby Hogan has more.
Argentina's Senate voted on Wednesday to legalize abortion, a first for a big country in Latin America and a triumph for women's rights campaigners achieved over the visceral objection of the Catholic Church. Emer McCarthy reports.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon led a moment of silence at the daily Scottish Government coronavirus briefing, in memory of all those who have lost their lives to Covid-19. The UK passed 100,000 Covid deaths on Tuesday - 5,888 of which have been in Scotland. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn