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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

Mystery of First World War wreck sunk off Orkniey 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

Almost half of gay pupils say they face bullying in Scottish schools

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

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


Sir Terry Wogan has been voted the best BBC radio presenter of all time by his former colleagues.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:06 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

The Nightwatchman and the Knight: Ayrshire composer to present Guitar Concerto at Sir James' music 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

Police deal with "suspicious package" outside North Korean embassy in London

Police were called to a report of a "suspicious item" found outside the North Korean embassy in London.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 8:52 pm

Woman facing Clinton film fraud charges fails to show up for her trial

A SCOT accused of conning a film company out of £120,000 on the promise of exclusive access to Hillary Clinton during her US presidential campaign is being hunted.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 7:49 pm

Woman dies after being found hurt in Dunfermline garden

A woman has died in hospital after she was found injured in a garden.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 7:22 pm

Lyme disease fears in Highlands amid call for nationwide action

HEALTH chiefs are calling for a nationwide study into Lyme disease with a view to producing a UK-wide treatment programme for sufferers of the tick-borne illness.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 6:40 pm

Family tell of horror over 'bow and arrow murder' of labourer

A BUILDER'S labourer has died after he was "shot with a bow and arrow" following a disturbance at a party.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 6:33 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

Phone scammers con Orkney islander out of thousands of pounds

PHONE scammers have been targeting residents of the Orkney islands.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:42 pm

Police hunt bagpipe thief after instrument found in Highland village garden

Police are hunting a man thought to be behind the theft of a set of bagpipes.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:32 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

Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend with bread knife given suspended sentence

An Oxford University student who stabbed her boyfriend with a bread knife has avoided prison after receiving a 10-month suspended jail sentence.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:17 pm

Student at centre of university Islamic State row guilty of a "smear", it is claimed

NO mention was made of ISIS in a complaint against a student who later said he was being investigated by his university for mocking the terror group, the woman who first contacted the authorities has said.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:15 pm

Police issue detailed description of rapist who attacked man in Glasgow City Centre

OFFICERS hunting a rapist who attacked a man in Glasgow City Centre have released a detailed description of the suspect.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:14 pm

Death of man found unconscious on town estate is not suspicious

Police have named a 38-year-old man who died after he was believed to be intoxicated.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:08 pm

Top North Korean diplomat: Trump has declared war on my country

North Korea’s top diplomat said President Donald Trump’s tweet that leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” was a declaration of war against his country by the United States.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:07 pm

Dundee EuroMillions £1m winner loses out as prize is handed out to charities

A EUROMILLIONS winner has unwittingly lost out on the huge prize.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 3:49 pm

Did man obsessed with snakes die from one of his own pets?

POLICE are open to the possibility a snake lover may have been killed by one of the pets.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 3:38 pm

'Distinctive' set of bagpipes stolen from parked car in Highland village

Police have appealed for information after the theft of a set of bagpipes in a Highland village.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 2:25 pm

Juncker’s speech converted new MEP to Brexit in just four days

It TOOK Nosheena Mobarik just four days in the European Parliament to convert to the cause of Brexit.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 2:03 pm

One of Scotland's rarest plant threatens to derail new fish farm

A CONTROVERSIAL fish farm planned for a protected loch faces being sunk after one of Scotland’s rarest plants was found on the sea bed.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 2:00 pm

Labour Government would bring controversial PFI schemes back within public sector, says McDonnell

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 25 September 2017 | 1:43 pm

Lorraine Kelly: My menopause left me feeling joyless

TV host Lorraine Kelly has told how she felt there was no joy in her life as she began going through the menopause.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 1:42 pm

'Harsh words' from judge for benefits cheat caught out by holiday snaps

A benefits cheat convicted of swindling £80,934 after being caught out by her own holiday snaps has walked free of court with "harsh words" from a judge.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 1:22 pm

Watch: Leonardo DiCaprio gives £37,000 to Scots conservation project in Kenya

HOLLYWOOD actor Leonardo DiCaprio has backed the expansion of an award-winning Edinburgh Napier University conservation project in Kenya.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 12:32 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

Starmer: Labour Government could negotiate "new single market relationship" with EU after Brexit

KEIR Starmer has said Labour could negotiate "a new single market relationship" with the EU after Brexit.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:43 am

Scotland's oil and gas industry to receive £5m funding

Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged the "broad shoulders" of the UK would continue to support Scotland as he announced £5 million funding for oil and gas exploration.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:07 am

Left-wingers have majority on Scottish Labour panel to vet new members in leadership contest

A majority of the Scottish Labour panel set up to vet new members and supporters who join during the leadership contest are on the Left of the party.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 11:02 am

Seventh person arrested over Parsons Green bombing

A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green bombing, Scotland Yard said.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 10:30 am

"Too white" reading lists holding back black students at Scottish universities warns NUS

UNIVERSITIES have been urged to develop broader reading lists with fewer white authors amid concerns over a “stark” attainment gap between black students and their white counterparts.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 10:00 am

Death of Scots mother in bike crash sparks fresh police warnings over 'fixies'

THE killing of a Scottish mother by a cyclist riding an illegal bike with no brakes is fuelling a fresh police campaign to clampdown on the use of track-style frames on the roads.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 10:00 am

Independent Scotland would have been the next Greece, says expert

AN independent Scotland would be embroiled in “full-blown currency crisis” and face a similar economic crash to Greece as a result of the plummeting oil price, a leading economics expert has claimed.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:21 am

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

David Torrance: How standing up for Scotland is a far from simple task

The phrase “standing up for Scotland” has, for the past decade or so, been owned by the Scottish National Party.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Australian Aborigines move to block shipments of Scottish nuclear waste

ABORIGINES in South Australia are fighting a plan to ship nuclear waste from Scotland amid fears it will be dumped on land regarded as culturally and spiritually sacred.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Labour MPs won't back illegal union strikes, insists Watson

LABOUR MPs will not back trade unions which stage illegal strikes, Tom Watson, the party’s deputy leader, has insisted after Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell repeatedly dodged the issue.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Belgian Army to protect fans and supporters at Celtic's Champions League tie

SOLDIERS will form part of a ring of steel around Celtic’s away Champions League match against Anderlecht on Wednesday.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 4:00 am

Matthew Lindsay: Respectable Ibrox scoreline disguises glaring flaws in Pedro Caixinha's new-look Rangers side

THOSE of a Rangers persuasion could quite easily, as Celtic supporters gloatingly suggested as their team coasted to a third consecutive win at Ibrox early on Saturday afternoon, choose to look on the bright side following their latest derby defeat.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 1:00 am

Rubens: The prince of painters and the painter of princes

KNOWN for his portraits, religious works and mythological scenes, Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens is one of the most influential artists of the 17th century.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 11:43 pm

Long arm of the law is catching British holidaymakers abroad

The number of UK holidaymakers investigated for traffic offences overseas has soared, new data shows.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 11:10 pm

Fatal accidents double on Scotland's answer to Route 66

DEATHS and serious accidents on the North Coast 500 tourist road have risen by almost 50 per cent.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 11:10 pm

Labour accused by Sturgeon of abdicting responsibility after deciding against full Brexit debate and vote

NICOLA Sturgeon has accused Labour of abdicating responsibility after the party agreed not to push the divisive issue of Brexit to a full debate and vote at its annual conference.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 11:01 pm

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