The public psychiatric facility restrained patients 149 times over three months this year, patient advocates said.
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Viewership for the first week of the National Football League season declined on most networks from a year ago, due in part to the larger-than-usual competition from other sports and a heavy news cycle.
Celebrations of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, usually a time of gathering, find new and creative forms; ‘these services are about renewal.’
Apple, in trying to prove that its gadgets and services are for everybody, now offers more products at more price points—resulting in too many overlapping features. What happened to Steve…
The garda force is “looking into” alleged racist abuse directed at black students on a Dublin bus on Sunday.Video shared widely on social media shows a middle-aged white woman shouting racist comments
A homeless man was found lying face down in a lane with more than 60 stab wounds to his body, a prosecution barrister has told a murder trial.Lorcan Staines, SC, told the jury that it was a
Navy will travel to face Air Force on Oct. 3. It will be one of only two games Air Force plays this season.
An appeal by Patrick Quirke against his conviction for the murder of Bobby Ryan will take place next month.Lawyers for Quirke, a Tipperary farmer, and the DPP appeared before a brief sitting of the
Maria Taylor, who received an unflattering comparison for an outfit she was wearing while serving as a sideline reporter for “Monday Night Football,” called out Dan McNeil
The delivery company posted the highest quarterly revenue in its history as the coronavirus pandemic spurred residential-delivery levels normally seen during the holiday season.
A proposal to transfer a mother and baby home residents database to a child protection agency is a “non-runner,” campaigners have said.The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes is due
One of Dublin’s most famous pubs has said it is considering serving meals for the first time so it can reopen after six months shut.Wet pubs in the capital cannot reopen on September 21 as they can
Ryanair has claimed that Ireland’s aviation industry is being “locked up like North Korea” during the pandemic.The airline accused Micheál Martin of dithering when he should be adding countries to the
Ireland is at level two of the government’s new five-level plan, designed to guide the country through the pandemic for the next six months.Each alert level has measures to limit the spread of
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After experimenting with yet another first-time coach, the Capitals now turn to a straight-talking Stanley Cup winner, who seems like a perfect fit.
A crisis at the heart of government was averted last night as the health minister tested negative for Covid-19.The entire cabinet and the acting chief medical officer had been told to isolate after
The Justice Department has joined U.S. securities regulators in examining allegations that electric-truck startup Nikola misled investors by making exaggerated claims about its technology.
In his three seasons as Edinburgh head coach, Richard Cockerill has done a sterling job of guiding his side into the knockout stages of domestic and European tournaments. But what they have done there
The case preparations come after the Federal Trade Commission has spent more than a year investigating concerns that Facebook has been using its powerful market position to stifle competition.
It will never be appropriate to react to news of positive Covid-19 tests with a sigh or a shrug of the shoulders. Even for a healthy, fit young footballer in the prime of life this coronavirus has the
Albian Ajeti has wasted no time in attempting to justify the faith which Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, has in him following his £5 million move from West Ham United last month.Unlike some strikers
“I think the worst thing would be for the Congress itself to write the rules,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which…
Steven Gerrard, the Rangers manager, has dismissed suggestions that he would sacrifice success in European competition to focus on his club’s bid to ensure that Celtic are deprived of a tenth
Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister, has told Scottish football that positive Covid-19 cases in players will not be the key factor in deciding whether fans can attend games again.She and Jason Leitch
Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, believes that the forced postponement of two SPFL Premiership games earlier this season because their defender Boli Bolingoli flouted quarantine rules was a
The Scottish National Investment Bank will not be used to bail out struggling companies as part of the recovery from coronavirus.Eilidh Mactaggart, chief executive-designate, said that the mission for
Retail sales in Scotland face a “painfully slow” recovery and have fallen for a sixth month in a row.David Lonsdale, chief executive of the Scottish Retail Consortium, warned yesterday that the sector
Scotland is facing a difficult winter with unemployment expected to rise further, business leaders have said.Official data has shown a slight increase in those looking for work. The number of people
The relationship between governments in Edinburgh and London has deteriorated “significantly” since Boris Johnson became prime minister, MPs have been told.Mike Russell, Scotland’s constitution
A man whose former partner visited him with concern for his mental health has been held in a psychiatric hospital after killing her by setting her alight.Kevin Marks, 48, drove Ann Drummond to a
The bodies of killers hanged at Barlinnie jail in Glasgow are to be exhumed before the site is sold.The prison is the resting place of many murderers, including Peter Manuel, the serial killer
The Scottish Greens have been fined by the electoral watchdog for multiple failures in reporting donations, in what the party’s critics called a “humiliating tumble” from the moral high ground.Seven
A Catholic organisation involved in a postwar child migration programme was not informed of any mistreatment or poor conditions faced by children sent to Australia, the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry
Coronavirus con artists have posed as contact tracers as part of a scam in which they ask people to pay money to get tested.Nicola Sturgeon said the Scottish government had recently “become aware that
Ministers are facing renewed calls to introduce a coronavirus testing regime for airports.Labour is demanding ministers introduce a “robust” system, with passengers tested on arrival in Scotland with
Police leaders said that the distribution of protective kit had been an “abject failure” yesterday as they labelled some of their pandemic guidance laughable.Callum Steele, general secretary of the
Jeane Freeman has said that she will “urgently” look into reports that families of adults with learning disabilities have been unable to see their loved ones for months because of coronavirus
Poor children appear to be losing out during the coronavirus pandemic because expensive events such as five-a-side football and bowling are permitted under new rules while gatherings at home are
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 48 state attorneys general secured a settlement with affiliates of Deutsche Bank to forgo collection of private student loans amassed by former…
Satisfaction with public services has plummeted during a “decade of decay”. Only 52.6 per cent of Scottish households said that they were happy with local health services, schools and public transport
Two distinguished philosophers have raised concerns about the University of Edinburgh’s decision to disown David Hume.University leaders renamed a building after scrutiny of racist comments that the
One of Scotland’s best-performing state schools is at the centre of a campaign to change its name after its founding benefactor was linked to the slave trade.James Gillespie, a wealthy tobacco