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Scotland rugby legend David Sole joins board of cancer charity

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(Left to right) Caroline Thomson, Chair of Trustees, Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB and Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Quarter of Scots have lost faith in nation’s charities

Oxfam has been at the forefront in helping people like these Haitians queueing for water after an earthquake hit Port-Au-Prince in 2010. ''Photograph: Getty Images

Dani Garavelli: Oxfam crisis doesn’t absolve us of our debt

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Scottish aid charity Sciaf confirms two child sex cases

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Oxfam warned over government funding following sex allegations


Social bite homeless village ‘will not be a ghetto’

Oxfam faces crisis talks with the Government as it deals with the fall-out following claims of sexual misconduct by aid workers. Picture; PA

Regulator to examine Oxfam over Haiti sex claims

International development secretary Penny Mordaunt has warned that Oxfam will have funding withdrawn if it fails to comply with authorities over safeguarding issues. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Oxfam failed in ‘moral leadership’ in wake of Haiti sex claims, minister says

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Vittoria restaurant donates mass pizza delivery to Edinburgh homeless

Social Investment Scotland chief executive Alastair Davis. Picture: Greg Macvean

Asda community schemes fund hits £1m loans milestone

Founders4Schools aims to help pupils improve their chances in the world of work. Picture: Michael Gillen

Double win for Stirling in Founders4Schools awards

Social Bite is among Scotland's raft of social enterprises. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scotland sees jump in social enterprises as sector booms


Rhona Hutchon: Taking a bite out of disadvantaged beginnings


Ethical beer brand Brewgooder appoints ‘chief well digger’


BrewDog pledges to give staff and charities 20% of profits

Martin Davidson, Scottish Director, Outward Bound Trust

Martin Davidson: Challenge is what Outward Bound strives to do – for youngsters and ourselves

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Former Lib-Dem leader Nick Clegg is to receive a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list according to reports. Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Nick Clegg to be awarded ‘knighthood in New Year’s Honours’

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A base of blended Scotch whisky, with smooth honey, zesty tangerines, sweet almonds and aromatic spices.

The unlikely origin of one of the world’s finest liqueurs

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Elise Christie is lone Scot on BBC Sports Personality list

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