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Home or abroad - should animals be used for entertainment?

Home or abroad - should animals be used for entertainment? Laura Maxwell stands in.

Holiday giant Thomas Cook has announced it will stop selling trips to animal parks that keep killer whales. The firm said more than 90% of its customers were concerned about animal welfare. Chief Exec Peter Fankhauser said that tourism had an important role to play 'during the transition to ending practices that are known to harm animals'.
Home or abroad - should animals be used for entertainment?

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TECH TALK
What tech can help you when you are camping plus your technology questions answered. Text 80295 or call 0085929500. Carrie Marshall is a Technology Expert and Louise Blain is a Games Critic & Youtube Producer for Dialect Inc.

BRIAN HERON
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KRAAMZORG
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BELLRINGER
Following a recent storyline in the Archers we hear why you should consider taking up bell ringing. Liz Evans is Publicity officer for the Scottish Association of Change Ringers and Christina Howie is Of the Old Steeple Bell Ringers in Dundee.

REFEREES
After referees refused to cover last weekend's cup final in the Western Isles - who'd be a referee? Douglas Ross is a Conservative MP and Scottish FA referee for Moray and Morag Pirie is Scotland's first female FIFA referee and top female official.

WATER
Are you drinking enough water? There's no universally agreed quantity of how much water we should be drinking - so how can you make sure you are keeping hydrated?

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  • Mon 30 Jul 2018 09:00

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