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More than 400,000 people on 'vulnerable persons' database, investigation finds

More than 400,000 people have been placed on a police "vulnerable persons" database, an investigation has found.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 3:17 pm

Photographer Rankin: i worry about the selfie

Photographer Rankin has expressed concerns about the craze for selfies – saying it reflects a “huge wave of narcissism”.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 3:01 pm

No second referendum in this parliament, says veteran SNP MP

THE SNP’s longest serving MP has said there will not be a second independence referendum before the next Scottish election.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 2:28 pm

Armando Iannucci to make hbo comedy set in space

The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci is known for satirising contemporary politics but now he is set to largely leave the Earth behind with a new HBO comedy.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 2:25 pm

Sadistic killer receives minimum 39-year sentence for torturing man to death

A sadistic killer has been jailed for at least 39 years for torturing a man to death in his own home, as a judge questioned how police failed to spot it was murder for nearly two years.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 2:19 pm

Scottish Labour leadership candidate: Let's play by the rules

Scottish Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar has called for the "spirit of the rules" of the contest to be respected amid claims there could be a trade union stitch-up in favour of his rival Richard Leonard.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 2:14 pm

Jaffa Cake lovers furious as pack size decreases

A box of Jaffa Cakes has shrunk in size from 12 to 10 biscuits, sparking outrage from fans of the favourite treat.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 2:13 pm

Hearts to stand by Kyle Lafferty after he reveals his gambling addiction

Lafferty was fined £23,000 by the Football Association last summer after breaking betting rules.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 1:54 pm

Runrig to play farewell concert in Stirling next year

Scottish rock band Runrig are to bring down the curtain on their career with a farewell concert against the backdrop of Stirling Castle.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 1:28 pm

'World's biggest' Empire biscuit unveiled - but bakers could have 'gone bigger'

The "world's biggest" Empire biscuit has been unveiled ahead of a jam festival, but the bakers behind it believe they can go even larger.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 1:14 pm

Primary teacher admits secretly filming young girls at North Lanarkshire school

A PRIMARY teacher is facing jail after admitting secretly filming the private parts of pupils and young girls at the school where he worked.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 12:54 pm

Lloyds accused of 'betrayal' as hundreds of Scottish jobs to be outsourced

The Scottish Widows and Clerical Medical workforce will be sold by the bank.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 12:47 pm

Till Death Us Do Part star Tony Booth dies aged 85


Published on 26 September 2017 | 12:26 pm

Edinburgh boy, 10, who suffers from a rare condition hopes to send robot to school in his place

A ten-year-old boy from Edinburgh who suffers from a rare condition which limits his time in school hopes to send a robot to lessons in his place.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 12:00 pm

AG Barr profits lose their fizz despite growing fan base south of the border

AG Barr saw bottom line pre-tax profits fall to £19.4 million in the six months to July 29 from £21.1 million a year earlier despite an 8.8% surge in revenues.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 11:47 am

Twitter explains why it did not suspend President Trump over violent North Korean tweet

TWITTER is defending its decision not to suspend President Trump over a tweet about North Korea that seems to violate its prohibition on threats of violence.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 11:13 am

Labour has prepared for post-power "scenarios," including run on pound, reveals McDonnell

LABOUR has prepared for a range of scenarios, including a run on the pound, should it win power, John McDonnell has admitted.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 11:08 am

Labour embroiled in fresh anti-Semitism row

JEREMY Corbyn has been urged to ensure Labour backs tough new rules on anti-Semitism amid an "acutely embarrassing" row over comments made at the party's conference in Brighton which allegedly targeted Jews.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 11:00 am

'Toxic' named person rules will make social workers 'agents of the state'

Families will increasingly view social workers as agents of state control if proposed guidelines on the controversial named person policy are approved, MSPs will be told today.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 10:24 am

Coronation Street icon Liz Dawn dies aged 77

Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn has died aged 77.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 10:11 am

Rare whisky collection up for auction

A rare complete set of 39-year-old whisky is expected to fetch thousands at auction.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 10:01 am

Kezia Dugdale hits out at Corbyn's lacklustre Brexit campaign

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has backed a public vote on the final Brexit deal.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 9:23 am

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Published on 26 September 2017 | 8:00 am

Man recovering after 15 years

A MAN who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years is showing signs of consciousness after pioneering treatment.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:10 am

Royal Marines careers end in disgrace after nightclub shame

THREE Royal Marines have been thrown out of the military after taking part in a depraved initiation ceremony in front of shocked revellers at a nightclub, a court has heard.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:08 am

10 per cent shortfall in SNP house sales tax

THE SNP’s replacement for stamp duty raised £55m less than expected last year.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:08 am

UK enjoys 'greenest' summer as 52% of electricity from low carbon sources

More than half the UK's electricity came from low carbon sources in the last three months, making it the "greenest" summer on record, National Grid said.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:07 am

Deadline fast approaching for Heraldfashion.co.uk Awards

TIME is running out to enter this year’s Heraldfashion.co.uk Awards as the deadline looms.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:05 am

Curlews under threat from foxes and crows

THEY have a haunting cry that often provide an eerie backdrop in Bronte novels.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:05 am

Radical proposal considers £8,100 ‘living wage’ for all Scottish students

ALL university and college students would be guaranteed a Scottish Living Wage of £8,100 a year under radical plans to transform financial support in the sector

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:01 am

Row erupts over fears that Unite could help stitch up Scottish Labour leadership for Leonard

A ROW between the rival camps for the Scottish Labour Party leadership erupted last night amid fears of a trade union stitch-up to install the left-wing Corbyn-supporting candidate.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Record number of patients registered with health board-run GP surgeries

THE number of patients registered with GP practices run directly by health boards has nearly doubled in a decade amid a surge family doctors quitting their contracts.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:00 am

McDonnell pledges Labour Government to bringing PFI schemes back into public sector

A future Labour government would bring billions of pounds worth of contracts signed under the controversial Private Finance Initiative back into the public sector, John McDonnell, has announced.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Skinner rouses Labour spirits with tub-thumping conference performance

DENNIS Skinner, aka the Beast of Bolsover, earned a standing ovation from an enthused conference hall after the veteran left-winger gave a rousing speech, insisting Labour would fund its public programmes just like the private sector did - by borrowing the money.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 4:00 am

"Scott Brown doesn't react to anything you say. It's a bit off-putting. We were going to call a doctor one day"

IT is, to borrow a phrase first coined by Sir Alex Ferguson, squeaky bum time. There is no margin for error. A draw, never mind a defeat, will be catastrophic. Nothing less than two outright victories will suffice.

Published on 26 September 2017 | 1:01 am


Medics have issued a warning over a life-threatening condition that killed the wife of former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:11 pm

Bisexual teenager tells how gay and transgender pupils face classroom bullying

A TEENAGER has said that gay and transgender pupils are afraid of confronting homophobia in the classroom because they don't want to be put in the spotlight. 

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:10 pm

Mystery of First World War wreck sunk off Orkney is finally revealed

IT WAS 6am on a cold spring morning and the trawler HMT Grouse had taken shelter from the mountainous seas off the coast of Orkney.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:10 pm

SNP-Tory talks fail to break impasse over Brexit Bill

THE Scottish and UK governments remain at loggerheads over the key Brexit legislation, with the two sides emerging from a crunch meeting on improving it still far apart.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:07 pm

Children more likely to be obese if exposed to smoke in the womb, study finds

Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be overweight than those who did not, according to researchers.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:06 pm

Kenny MacAskill: When there is a compelling case to take down statues

The lack of statutes to women is staggering but reflective of male power through the centuries

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:06 pm

Chris Deerin: Beware, for the momentum is with Labour’s hard Left

TOMORROW afternoon, at Labour’s annual conference in Brighton, Jeremy Corbyn will take to the stage with a twinkle in his eye and a playful smile on his lips to explain why he should be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will come across as reasonable and kindly. He’ll probably have some half-decent jokes. He will definitely feel your pain. He will get angry at all the right people. He will receive an enthusiastic and prolonged standing ovation.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:06 pm

Gordon Strachan: Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha brought out best in Celtic captain Scott Brown with touchline spat

GORDON Strachan last night claimed that Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha helped Celtic captain Scott Brown to raise his game at Ibrox on Saturday by squaring up to him on the touchline at half-time.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:05 pm

Gaucho to open in Edinburgh restaurant hotspot

Gaucho, the Argentinian steak restaurant, is to open a flagship restaurant and bar in Scotland, officially opening its doors mid-November.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:05 pm

Concerto written by security guard on nightshift to be performed at major festival

IT is not quite the Moonlight Sonata, but it has been written in the silent hours of a solitary night shift.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:02 pm

Fears of staff shortages amid 'ticking timebomb' in social care

MORE than 90,000 staff will be needed over the next two decades to combat the “ticking timebomb” in social care, new research suggests.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 6:22 pm

Vandalised power lines almost caused Glasgow rail disaster

A "DISASTER was narrowly avoided" after a train hit deliberately damaged power lines.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:46 pm

Gothic folly or a bargain? Bidders invited for £1 Scottish mansion

It is a Grade B Listed home with views of the Isle of Arran that needs tonnes of TLC - but it can be had for the price of a pint of milk.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:22 pm

Chancellor fails to back May for next General Election campaign

THE Chancellor has conspicuously and repeatedly failed to give his support to Theresa May leading the Conservatives into the next General Election.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 12:32 pm

Dutch giant bails out ScotRail after losses make mockery of "profiteering' claims

HOLLAND's nationalised railways have bailed out ScotRail with a multi-million loan after the train operator suffered its first loss in more than a decade.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:10 am

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