News in 5 Minutes: Indian army launches assaults in Kashmir, UK and Scottish Governments clash over Brexit economics, and god save us from Glow


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TODAY’S INSTALMENT (20 September) of the CommonSpace daily news roundup includes Indian army attacks in Kashmir, Uk and Scottish Government’s disagreements over Brexinomics, and Towie comes to Glasgow.

News: India launches strikes along Kashmiri-Pakistan border

Tensions continue to rise in disputed region

The Indian army has attacked alleged militants in the Pakistan controlled part of Kashmir. The region, which has seen violent conflict for decades has seen heightened tensions in the last month, since an attack on an Indian army base that killed 18.

Politics: UK and Scottish Minister’s clash over Brexit economics

Liam Fox and Mike Russell predict opposing economic outcomes form #Brexit

The UK and Scottish Government’s ministers for Brexit have clashed over the economic future for the UK after the country’s shock vote to leave the EU in June. SNP MSP Mike Russell has said that the possibility of the UK leaving the EU single market would open a “nightmare” scenario, whereas Conservative minister Liam Fox has predicted a new age of free trade for the UK.

Sport: Man City’s perfect run ended by Celtic

Celtic and Manchester City tie 3-3

Celtic have ended Manchester City’s unbeaten run since the beginning of the tenure of manager Pep Guardiola. Celtic went ahead three times in a gripping match.

Culture: 40 arts projects to be sponsored in creative Scotland £1m grant

Series of Festivals to be funded by Creative Scotland grants

Forty arts projects are to be sponsored by £1m in funding from Creative Scotland, including a number of arts festivals. The largest single project is to be the Showcase Scotland Expo, which will host traditional Scottish folk culture and has been awarded £125,000.

Weather: Gales give way to rain

No more wind but….

….yes, the rain is back. Showers will continue across Scotland tonight.

And another thing: God save us from GLO

Glasgow version of Towie to air online

A Glasgow based version of The Only Way is Essex, which focuses on the lives of wealthy overgrown children in Essex. Luckily it will only be airing on a bespoke online TV channel, so it’s easy to miss.

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