This Week in the News | 16/02/18

This Week in the News discusses the new campaign 'We Can Stop It', the Scot who went missing in Hamberg while on a stag night, Kanye West's lawsuit, the petition against the proposed new Trump golf course in Aberdeen and more.

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The campaign “We Can Stop It” was launched by Police Scotland to bring the message that sex without consent is rape. The campaign is looking to target 18-35-year-olds with social media and advertising in bars. It is looking to talk about victims who have been sexually assaulted while drunk or when sleeping. 

Liam Colgan, a Scot who went missing during a stag do in Hamberg has been spotted walking through an arcade area. There have also been more potential sightings. The Police are currently looking into the situation and reviewing other footage. 

Kayne West has resolved his $10 million lawsuit after cancelled tour dates. The musician had allegedly used marijuana and refused to pay out according to Lloyd’s of London. The singer then sued the insurer, citing his previous psychiatric center. The case was dismissed after being requested by lawyers on both sides. 

Petition against Trump Organization’s plans for a second golf course in Aberdeenshire has been signed by 31'000 people. Campaigners found that in a recent poll, 68% of the people asked thought that the plans should be rejected. 

Scottish distillery created a gin with 77% ABV, making it the strongest gin in the world, beating the previous strongest gin by 1%, which was created in Sweden. The Naked Gin “Uncut” edition by Twin River Distillery will be launched at Gin Festival: North East on Friday Night. 

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has been confirmed to be the first headliner in this year’s Glasgow Summer Session at Bellahouston Park. This has been described as the festival’s “biggest announcement” in the past five years of running 

 

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