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CITY residents have been praised for their efforts after Scotland was named a fair trade nation.

The accolade comes after the required number of councils made a commitment to the fair trade movement.

International development minister Humza Yousaf MSP said: “The people of Edinburgh have played their part in striving to make Scotland a good global citizen, committed to playing its part in addressing poverty.

“Throughout the city, individuals have worked hard to help those less fortunate and really make a difference.

“I thank every person, business and organisation who has helped Scotland towards fair trade nation status.”