'Game changer': Housing association warns Serco that lock changes need permission
A housing association which rents property to Serco have said the company would be in breach of contract if it made unauthorised changes to fixtures and fittings
GROWING resistance to the threatened evictions of over 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow has prompted a temporary retreat by Serco, with a number of housing associations who lease properties to the company saying they will oppose the move.
Explainer: Why are asylum seekers in Glasgow facing mass eviction and a 'humanitarian crisis'?
CommonSpace looks at the facts behind the ‘humanitarian crisis’ facing Glasgow and dominating the headlines
HUNDREDS of asylum seekers are facing the threat of homelessness in Glasgow after a shock announcement by the government housing contractor Serco which houses thousands of asylum seekers.
Football for all: Glasgow team welcomes refugee women to Scotland
A Glasgow football project has welcomed refugee and migrant women to Scotland with free football coaching in Glasgow
REFUGEE and migrant women are being welcomed to Scotland whilst tackling social isolation and improving their physical and mental health with free community football coaching from United Glasgow football club.
Campaigners wage guerrilla war against M&S over its funding of Daily Mail "hate"
British retailer feels the heat after its advertising links with Daily Mail refugee coverage are slammed by protestors
MARKS AND SPENCER (M&S), the British multinational retailer, has come under pressure from campaigners to end its advertising deals with the rightwing newspaper the Daily Mail.
UK Govt shuts out child refugees as Scotland trains refugee doctors
UK Government is condemned for betrayal of its international commitments as Scotland shows a different path
LONE CHILDREN caught up in the migrant crisis across Europe and left stranded and defenceless across the continent will be not be permitted entry to the UK as of March this year.
Last night (Wednesday 8 February) the UK Home Office said it would stop receiving lone refugee children through the resettlement programme initiated by the Dubs amendment.
Glasgow FC St Pauli supporters give hope to refugee children this Christmas
As Christmas approaches, club supporters unite to help charities and refugees
THE GLASGOW supporters of a German football team called FC St Pauli are raising funds to take refugee children around Hamburg to football games.
Also part of their mission is a plan to raise £2000 for charities such as Glasgow Women’s Aid (GWA) and Refuweegee, the group dedicated to welcoming of refugees into Scottish society.
Police Scotland accused of brutality during migrant raid protests
As campaigners take direct action, police face accusations of brute force
ACTIVISTS have accused officers from Police Scotland of a “brutal response” to protests held against the removal of a Kenyan man by Home Office services in Glasgow.
Last night [Thursday 24 November] a group of campaigners held an emergency demonstration outside the Home Office Scotland branch HQ in Brand Street, at 4.30pm, in response to the detention Robert “Babu” Makutsa.
Edinburgh child refugee vigil pressures UK and French action over Calais camp
Campaigners gather in Edinburgh calling for refuge for unaccompanied children
THE CHILDREN alone and at risk in the Calais refuge camp should be given protection by the French and UK governments, according to campaigners who held an Edinburgh vigil in their name.
Humanitarians gathered last night [Tuesday 18 October] on Edinburgh’s Princes street with candles and banners demanding action to protect the unaccompanied children of the Calais camp.
#CommonDebate: How harmful is xenophobic Tory rhetoric to Scotland's relationship with the EU?
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