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Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott is Editor-at-Large at Doha News. Before moving to Qatar in 2009, she was a broadcast journalist for BBC News for eight years. She's also worked for Al Jazeera, Reuters and The Telegraph. She has a postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from City University, London, and an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from King's College, London.

Qatar struggles to house animals caught during trapping campaign

The Ministry of Environment is calling for the construction of a temporary shelter to accommodate the homeless animals it has recently rounded up.

Qatar Airways announces sixth US destination: Miami

The new route comes as an unexpected choice for the airline, which last year said it planned to fly to Atlanta, Detroit and Boston by early 2014.

Parents express confusion over SEC’s extension of Eid break

School was originally slated to resume tomorrow, but many parents have been told the holiday has been extended until Monday.

Qatar residents face traffic snarls near airport as Eid rush begins

While some residents reported clearer roads elsewhere in Doha, it seems the worst of the traffic was focused on the airport area this morning, as thousands of people fly in and out of Doha to make the most of school holidays and the Eid Al Adha break.

Qatar makes push to improve diagnosis, treatment of depression

Qatar officials are increasing training for doctors in government-funded primary care clinics to help them identify symptoms of mental health problems.

Labor official: ‘Political conspiracies’ behind reports of abuses in Qatar

The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs responds to widespread international criticism of the treatment of migrant workers in Qatar.

PHOTOS: Damien Hirst’s “Miraculous Journey” unveiled at Sidra

Hot on the heels of one controversial art installation here, the UK's Hirst has unveiled a specially commissioned set of 14 sculptures located at the under-construction Sidra Medical and Research Center.

Frequent flyers raise concerns over changes to Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club

A recent overhaul of Qatar Airways' widely used Privilege Club program has left some residents confused and disappointed.
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