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Church of Scotland appoints new Moderator before crunch talks on future - The Sunday Post

Church of Scotland appoints new Moderator before crunch talks on future  The Sunday Post

A new Moderator has been appointed by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland ahead of radical plans to save millions of pounds a year. The Rt Rev ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 8:05 am


Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy ‘won’t be silenced’ in Scotland - The Scotsman

Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy ‘won’t be silenced’ in Scotland  The Scotsman

The woman at the centre of a growing debate over the impact on women's rights of trans people's self-identification, has admitted she expects protests when she ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 7:35 am


Derided before its launch, BBC Scotland has silenced the critics with its excellence - The Guardian

Derided before its launch, BBC Scotland has silenced the critics with its excellence  The Guardian

The many naysayers, including myself, were wrong – it's the best channel on TV.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 5:00 am


World Whisky Day quiz – test your knowledge about Scotland's national drink - HeraldScotland

World Whisky Day quiz – test your knowledge about Scotland's national drink  HeraldScotland

YESTERDAY was World Whisky Day, a celebration of Scotland's national drink and the water of life.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 4:16 am


Time for action: new cultural campaign to urge MSPs to understand impact of Scotland's visual arts scene - HeraldScotland

Time for action: new cultural campaign to urge MSPs to understand impact of Scotland's visual arts scene  HeraldScotland

IT has produced Turner Prize winners, acclaimed Biennale and festival shows, popular exhibitions and reams of press and television coverage.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 4:15 am


Scotland's Insider Guide: Arbroath - HeraldScotland

Scotland's Insider Guide: Arbroath  HeraldScotland

DUNDEE has been getting a lot of attention recently, with its V&A design museum opening to much fanfare last September. But head on an express…

Published on 19 May 2019 | 4:03 am


SFA ignores calls to cut price of OAP tickets for Scotland games at Hampden - Daily Record

SFA ignores calls to cut price of OAP tickets for Scotland games at Hampden  Daily Record

The game's ruling body has repeatedly snubbed Age Scotland appeals to offer the concessions to over-65s despite dismal crowds.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 3:30 am


Italian mum of two who lives in Scotland told she could be deported after Brexit - Daily Record

Italian mum of two who lives in Scotland told she could be deported after Brexit  Daily Record

Nursery worker Corinna Sala has been only granted 'limited leave' despite living in Scotland for over five years.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 3:30 am


Celtic stars join list of car owners using Scotland's most sought-after supercar valet - Daily Record

Celtic stars join list of car owners using Scotland's most sought-after supercar valet  Daily Record

Former British soldier Brian Farrell uses unusual tools such as toothpicks and cotton buds to do the perfect job on the motors of wealthy clients.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 3:30 am


Bollywood comes to Scotland as 400 extras wanted for key roles alongside movie idols - Daily Record

Bollywood comes to Scotland as 400 extras wanted for key roles alongside movie idols  Daily Record

India's most glamorous star Deepika Padukone is heading to Glasgow and Edinburgh to shoot a film about cricket.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 3:30 am


Scotland's new action plan aims to empower energy consumers - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Scotland's new action plan aims to empower energy consumers  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

The Scottish Government has unveiled a new action plan which aims to empower energy customers. The Energy Consumer Action Plan has been developed in ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 2:17 am


Electrotherapy alert over bogus Scottish pyschiatrist Zholia Alemi - The Times

Electrotherapy alert over bogus Scottish pyschiatrist Zholia Alemi  The Times

A bogus psychiatrist who treated hundreds of patients in Scotland may have referred some for needless electroconvulsive therapy, Scotland's chief medical ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Young teenagers in Scotland with mental health issues to be offered 'distress plans' - The Times

Young teenagers in Scotland with mental health issues to be offered 'distress plans'  The Times

Young teenagers in Scotland are to benefit from a pioneering mental health initiative which aims to help those in distress.The Distress Brief Interventions (DBI) ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


'Nuclear' warning to Scots child abuse inquiry | Scotland - The Times

'Nuclear' warning to Scots child abuse inquiry | Scotland  The Times

A solicitor on Scotland's independent child abuse inquiry raised “real concerns” about government interferencejust months before the chairwomanwas ousted.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Education can't be kicked around like a political football - The Times

Education can't be kicked around like a political football  The Times

The Brexit debate often seems to have nothing to do with education. While UK politics remains paralysed with indecision, schools have to get on with the daily ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


China takes a shine to Scottish solar outfit - The Times

China takes a shine to Scottish solar outfit  The Times

A Scottish firm was paid a nine-figure sum by the Chinese government to build a solar farm in Inner Mongolia in a deal that turned its directors — including a ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


James Forrest on course to become Celtic's greatest medal winner - The Times

James Forrest on course to become Celtic's greatest medal winner  The Times

Predictably, there was no guard of honour waiting for Celtic at Ibrox last Sunday, only a chastening defeat. Yet as the club celebrates its eighth consecutive title ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Corbyn the energy-sector snatcher makes the SNP look Thatcherite - The Times

Corbyn the energy-sector snatcher makes the SNP look Thatcherite  The Times

Power to the people! Well, power networks, at any rate. Jeremy Corbyn's big idea to nationalise the companies that control the nation's £62bn energy ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Dredger damaged Loch Carron reef secures protected status - BBC News

Dredger damaged Loch Carron reef secures protected status  BBC News

The flame shell reef at Loch Carron was "devastated" by intensive scallop dredging two years ago.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:00 pm


Broomlands Primary: Does a 'stunning school' help learning? - BBC News

Broomlands Primary: Does a 'stunning school' help learning?  BBC News

What parents, pupils and teachers think of the transformation of a primary in the south of Scotland.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:00 pm


‘Golden era’ for Scotland’s food and drink sector with £30bn target on course - The Scotsman

‘Golden era’ for Scotland’s food and drink sector with £30bn target on course  The Scotsman

Industry bosses are confident that Scotland remains on track to more than double the annual value of its food and drink sector to £30 billion in just over a decade ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 10:19 pm


Shelley Kerr's Scotland World Cup squad much stronger than for the Euros - HeraldScotland

Shelley Kerr's Scotland World Cup squad much stronger than for the Euros  HeraldScotland

THE Scotland squad which will travel to Nice on June 5 for the World Cup is far stronger than the one which departed for Utrecht and the Euros in…

Published on 18 May 2019 | 9:31 pm


Scotland job will present Steve Clarke with the tricky task of maintaining the feel-good factor - HeraldScotland

Scotland job will present Steve Clarke with the tricky task of maintaining the feel-good factor  HeraldScotland

BEING the manager of a national team must be simultaneously the best and worst job in football. The good part? Whoever takes it can count upon the…

Published on 18 May 2019 | 9:31 pm


Scotland v Sri Lanka: Hosts deserve to be in Test nation company - Calum MacLeod - BBC Sport

Scotland v Sri Lanka: Hosts deserve to be in Test nation company - Calum MacLeod  BBC Sport

Scotland will be "trying to prove a point" against Sri Lanka in their second one-day international, says batsman Calum MacLeod. The first of two matches in ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 5:13 pm


Scotland's top handball teams head to the British play-offs - The National

Scotland's top handball teams head to the British play-offs  The National

LAST Saturday's Men's Scottish Cup Winners, Livingston, and Glasgow (this season's Scottish Men's League Winners and The British Handball Play-Off ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:53 pm


Sco v SL, 1st ODI, report First ODI between Scotland and Sri Lanka abandoned 18 May - International Cricket Council

Sco v SL, 1st ODI, report First ODI between Scotland and Sri Lanka abandoned 18 May  International Cricket Council

The first ODI between Scotland and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled after rain ruined the prospect of any play at The Grange.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:40 pm


If Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, Scotland will vote to leave the UK - The Independent

If Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, Scotland will vote to leave the UK  The Independent

Like many in this affluent South Edinburgh constituency I "should" be a Conservative voter – I'm over 60, well educated, involved in business and reasonably ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:34 pm


Ice cream ban near Farage Edinburgh campaign rally - BBC News

Ice cream ban near Farage Edinburgh campaign rally  BBC News

McDonald's staff in Edinburgh were told not to sell milkshakes or ice cream following a spate of throwing incidents.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:19 pm


Sri Lanka in Scotland 2019 Scoreboard - Reuters

Sri Lanka in Scotland 2019 Scoreboard  Reuters

May 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of 1st odi between Scotland and Sri Lanka on Saturday at Edinburgh, Scotland Match abandoned without a ball ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:13 pm


Scotland stars shine as Glasgow power past Ulster - Six Nations Rugby

Scotland stars shine as Glasgow power past Ulster  Six Nations Rugby

Scotland scrum-half Ali Price is looking forward to “the big dance” after his Glasgow Warriors side powered past Ulster in the Guinness PRO14 semi-finals.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 1:58 pm


New Moderator of Church of Scotland’s General Assembly installed in Edinburgh - The Scotsman

New Moderator of Church of Scotland’s General Assembly installed in Edinburgh  The Scotsman

At the General Assembly in Edinburgh, the Rt Rev Colin Sinclair took up the role of chairing the week-long event and representing the church throughout the ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 1:15 pm


Women's World Cup: Ms Banks' music video featuring England and Scotland stars - BBC Sport

Women's World Cup: Ms Banks' music video featuring England and Scotland stars  BBC Sport

BBC Sport looks ahead to the Women's World Cup with the help of musician Ms Banks.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 12:26 pm


Electrotherapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi - BBC News

Electrotherapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi  BBC News

Scotland's chief medic says Zholia Alemi may have prescribed ECT and wrongly detained mental health patients.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 10:29 am


Transport Scotland report signals good news for Levenmouth rail campaign - The Courier

Transport Scotland report signals good news for Levenmouth rail campaign  The Courier

The campaign to reopen the Levenmouth rail link has taken a significant step forward after receiving endorsement from the Scottish Government. The bid to ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:57 am


Sunny spells in England and Wales, cold and cloudy in Scotland and Northern Ireland - ITV News

Sunny spells in England and Wales, cold and cloudy in Scotland and Northern Ireland  ITV News

Scotland and Northern Ireland will have a cold and cloudy day with outbreaks of rain. Meanwhile England and Wales will have warm sunny spells, along with ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:39 am


Angus base will see Barrett Steel expand in Scotland - The Courier

Angus base will see Barrett Steel expand in Scotland  The Courier

The Angus base of a major steel stockholder is set to be the launchpad for ambitious Scotland-wide expansion. Barrett Steel, a family owned firm since its ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 6:30 am


How Finland and Norway have copied Scotland’s way of preserving heritage – Fiona Hyslop - The Scotsman

How Finland and Norway have copied Scotland’s way of preserving heritage – Fiona Hyslop  The Scotsman

At the start of devolution in 1999, we had the opportunity to independently shape a cultural policy for Scotland for the first time, writes Culture Secretary Fiona ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 5:02 am


Herald View: A sad loss for Scotland's literary scene - HeraldScotland

Herald View: A sad loss for Scotland's literary scene  HeraldScotland

IT is difficult, bearing in mind the grim news concerning the Scottish Review of Books, not to cast one's mind back to the giddy events of October 2004, when, at a ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 4:12 am


Alarm call on £800m 'shared' EU funding for Scotland - The National

Alarm call on £800m 'shared' EU funding for Scotland  The National

SCOTTISH local authorities have sounded the alarm over the so-called “shared prosperity” funding that is supposed to replace the European…

Published on 18 May 2019 | 4:00 am


Scotland won't be independent within EU, says Farage - The Guardian

Scotland won't be independent within EU, says Farage  The Guardian

Nigel Farage has called on “genuine Scottish nationalists” to vote for his Brexit party in next week's EU elections, as he described Nicola Sturgeon's campaign ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 9:48 pm


Nigel Farage tells rally in Scotland the Brexit Party will 'smash the Tories and Labour' - Daily Mail

Nigel Farage tells rally in Scotland the Brexit Party will 'smash the Tories and Labour'  Daily Mail

Speaking in Edinburgh this evening, Mr Farage lashed out at the country's two main parties and also took aim at Nicola Sturgeon for peddling the 'myth' of ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 8:21 pm


Scotland-wide construction worker shortage warn experts - BBC News

Scotland-wide construction worker shortage warn experts  BBC News

More construction workers are needed to address Scotland's housing shortage, industry experts have said. An independent group commissioned by the Scottish ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 5:19 pm


East Lothian seaside village branded ‘worst place to live in Scotland’ where everyone ‘lets their dogs s*** in - The Scottish Sun

East Lothian seaside village branded ‘worst place to live in Scotland’ where everyone ‘lets their dogs s*** in  The Scottish Sun

THE scathing online rant blasted Cockenzie and Port Seton - and its residents. Locals were slammed for littering, bad driving and letting their dogs s*** ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 4:36 pm


Your pictures of Scotland: 10 - 17 May - BBC News

Your pictures of Scotland: 10 - 17 May  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 10 and 17 May.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 1:27 pm


Aberdeen: Derek McInnes rules himself out of Scotland job - BBC Sport

Aberdeen: Derek McInnes rules himself out of Scotland job  BBC Sport

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has ruled himself out contention to become the new Scotland manager.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 1:23 pm


Ruling out referendums could boost Scotland’s economy, says Ruth Davidson - AOL Travel UK

Ruling out referendums could boost Scotland’s economy, says Ruth Davidson  AOL Travel UK

Scotland could benefit from an economic boost if further referendums on independence and Brexit are ruled out, Ruth Davidson has said.The Scottish ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 1:15 pm


European elections 2019: Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland can stay in EU - BBC News

European elections 2019: Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland can stay in EU  BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted there is a "real chance" for Scotland to stay part of the EU as she launched the SNP's manifesto for the European elections.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 11:27 am


Poll: Tories and Labour set for EU election wipeout in Scotland - The Scotsman

Poll: Tories and Labour set for EU election wipeout in Scotland  The Scotsman

Labour and the Conservatives are both set to be wiped out north of the border in European elections, as the latest polls showed the scale of the disaster facing ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 10:27 am


Tim Visser: Harlequins & former Scotland wing to retire at end of season - BBC Sport

Tim Visser: Harlequins & former Scotland wing to retire at end of season  BBC Sport

Harlequins' ex-Scotland wing Tim Visser will retire at the end of the season to "move on to new challenges outside of rugby".

Published on 17 May 2019 | 10:08 am


Former fugitive is 10th and final member of Scotland's top crime gang to be jailed - Daily Record

Former fugitive is 10th and final member of Scotland's top crime gang to be jailed  Daily Record

Paul Scott's former accomplices including Mark Richardson and Martyn Fitzsimmons were jailed for a total of 87 years in 2018.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 3:30 am


Clinical waste from Scotland to be sent to Wales - BBC News

Clinical waste from Scotland to be sent to Wales  BBC News

Hospital waste is to be sent to Wrexham after the collapse of a clinical waste firm based in Lanarkshire.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Scotland v Sri Lanka: New head coach Shane Burger aims high - BBC Sport

Scotland v Sri Lanka: New head coach Shane Burger aims high  BBC Sport

Scotland can reach "new heights" with an increased schedule of matches, says head coach Shane Burger as Sri Lanka visit Edinburgh.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 10:08 pm


Billionaire who lost three children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out newspaper ad in Scotland - Sky News

Billionaire who lost three children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out newspaper ad in Scotland  Sky News

Anders Holch Povlsen says he and his wife have been "fortified" by "many words of comfort" since the tragedy happened.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:09 pm


Did ancient Buddhists travel to Scotland to meet the Picts? - The Scotsman

Did ancient Buddhists travel to Scotland to meet the Picts?  The Scotsman

It was a theory of its day fuelled by one man's travels to India and the Far East.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 4:30 pm


16 of the best places to get ice cream in Scotland - The Scotsman

16 of the best places to get ice cream in Scotland  The Scotsman

A waterfront institution, Aunty Bettys holds a prime spot in Stonehaven, from where it serves ice-creams and snacks. The ice-cream spans regular flavours such ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:29 am


Scottish Gossip: Scotland manager, Kilmarnock, Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen, Dundee - BBC Sport

Scottish Gossip: Scotland manager, Kilmarnock, Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen, Dundee  BBC Sport

Steve Clarke or Derek McInnes will be the next Scotland boss as Celtic eye Bournemouth striker...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:43 am


Scotland: Steve Clarke, Derek McInnes & Scot Gemmill in frame for job - BBC Sport

Scotland: Steve Clarke, Derek McInnes & Scot Gemmill in frame for job  BBC Sport

The Scottish FA is poised to choose a new head coach within the next 48 hours, with Steve Clarke, Derek McInnes and Scot Gemmill in the frame.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:06 am


Retirement in Scotland costs £34 more a week than state pension - The Scotsman

Retirement in Scotland costs £34 more a week than state pension  The Scotsman

The annual cost of retirement in Scotland mounts up to £11,730 a year – £34 a week more than the average state pension, a report has revealed. Average costs ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:02 am


Kenny MacAskill: Why Scotland should look to Europe, not US, on drugs - The Scotsman

Kenny MacAskill: Why Scotland should look to Europe, not US, on drugs  The Scotsman

Shocking violence on the streets of Glasgow and the National Crime Agency threatening the apocalypse from serious and organised crime. There's no doubt the ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:00 am


Women's World Cup: Scotland players' on their dreams coming true - BBC Sport

Women's World Cup: Scotland players' on their dreams coming true  BBC Sport

Dogs walks, Homes Under the Hammer & dreams coming true - how the Scotland players found out they were going to the Women's World Cup.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 4:57 am


New approach to sex sentencing rules in Scotland - BBC News

New approach to sex sentencing rules in Scotland  BBC News

Plans to make sentencing in sex cases more consistent and transparent have been set out by a senior judge. Separate guidelines will look at rape, sexual ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 12:11 am


Looking for sun? Try Scotland | Register - The Times

Looking for sun? Try Scotland | Register  The Times

The weather across Britain this week seems to have turned upside down. Southern England is usually warmer than northern Scotland, but at midday on Tuesday ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Aberdeen's Derek McInnes 'attracted to Scotland job - but not now' - BBC Sport

Aberdeen's Derek McInnes 'attracted to Scotland job - but not now'  BBC Sport

Derek McInnes has decided that, while attracted to being Scotland head coach, he is staying with Aberdeen, the Pittodrie club's vice-chairman Dave Cormack ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 5:05 pm


Scotland has its warmest day of the year so far - BBC News

Scotland has its warmest day of the year so far  BBC News

A temperature of 25.8C is recorded in the Highlands, exceeding a previous recording made at Easter in the Borders.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 3:00 pm


Ruth Davidson: Scotland should 'move on' from referendums - BBC News

Ruth Davidson: Scotland should 'move on' from referendums  BBC News

Ruth Davidson has urged Scots to "move on" from constitutional debates as she launched the Scottish Conservative campaign for the European elections.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 1:39 pm


Scotland Women's World Cup squad for France 2019 – in pictures - The Guardian

Scotland Women's World Cup squad for France 2019 – in pictures  The Guardian

Analysis of the 23 players on their way to France for the 2019 World Cup.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 1:36 pm


SNP: Brexit ‘backroom’ deal between May and Corbyn would ‘sell out’ Scotland’s people - The Scotsman

SNP: Brexit ‘backroom’ deal between May and Corbyn would ‘sell out’ Scotland’s people  The Scotsman

A Brexit “backroom agreement” between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn would “sell out the people of Scotland”, the SNP Westminster leader has said.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 12:44 pm


Women's World Cup: Pick your Scotland XI - BBC Sport

Women's World Cup: Pick your Scotland XI  BBC Sport

Shelley Kerr has named the 23 players who will represent Scotland at their debut World Cup finals. But who would you pick in your preferred XI?

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:31 am


Scotland's bluebells at risk from social media fans - BBC News

Scotland's bluebells at risk from social media fans  BBC News

The survival of Scotland's bluebells is being threatened by people in pursuit of the perfect photograph. Conservationists warn the appetite for social media ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:14 am


Work begins on Ben Vane after Mend Our Mountains hits £100,000 Scotland target - British Mountaineering Council

Work begins on Ben Vane after Mend Our Mountains hits £100,000 Scotland target  British Mountaineering Council

Path repairers have already got stuck in to the work of repairing one of Scotland's most popular Munros after Mend Our Mountains succeeded in raising ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:11 am


Last turbine installed at Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm - BBC News

Last turbine installed at Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm  BBC News

The last of 84 turbines has been installed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm. Once operational later this year, the £2.6bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:06 am


EU elections: Change UK's lead candidate in Scotland quits - BBC News

EU elections: Change UK's lead candidate in Scotland quits  BBC News

Change UK's lead candidate for the EU elections in Scotland has quit the race and is now endorsing the Lib Dems. David Macdonald is top of the Change UK ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 9:55 am


Nicola Sturgeon's Glasgow constituency has Scotland's highest child poverty rate - HeraldScotland

Nicola Sturgeon's Glasgow constituency has Scotland's highest child poverty rate  HeraldScotland

Ministers must take urgent action to deal with the "staggering levels of child poverty" that parts of Scotland are facing, campaigners…

Published on 15 May 2019 | 6:55 am


Scotland leads way with green industrial revolution - HeraldScotland

Scotland leads way with green industrial revolution  HeraldScotland

by David Leask, Lizzie Roberts and Alistair Grant.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 4:00 am


Church of Scotland loses millions in a year - HeraldScotland

Church of Scotland loses millions in a year  HeraldScotland

IT is an institution which once formed the bedrock of the nation and could command the attention of tens of thousands through its proclamations from…

Published on 15 May 2019 | 4:00 am


10 of the best places to get fish and chips in Scotland - The Scotsman

10 of the best places to get fish and chips in Scotland  The Scotsman

The idyllic fishing town of Ansturther in the East Neuk of Fife is home to some of the country's top fish and chip shops including the Fish Bar and The Wee Chippy.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 4:27 pm


Unemployment in Scotland remains at record low - The Scotsman

Unemployment in Scotland remains at record low  The Scotsman

Unemployment in Scotland remains at an historic low with official figures published today finding the country's jobless rate is 3.2 per cent, below the UK-wide ...

Published on 14 May 2019 | 10:33 am


Scotland set to sizzle in temperatures hotter than California on Wednesday - The Scotsman

Scotland set to sizzle in temperatures hotter than California on Wednesday  The Scotsman

SCOTLAND'S May heatwave is set to peak tomorrow with some parts of the country expected to bask in temperatures higher than California.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 9:20 am


Sturgeon warned Scotland WANTS Brexit as Scottish voter takes BRUTAL dig at SNP - Express

Sturgeon warned Scotland WANTS Brexit as Scottish voter takes BRUTAL dig at SNP  Express

NICOLA STURGEON has been reminded a large number of Scots 'do want Brexit' as a Scottish voter laid into the SNP for 'talking down' Brexiteers in Scotland.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 6:36 am


Scotland's food waste causing more greenhouse gas than plastic - BBC News

Scotland's food waste causing more greenhouse gas than plastic  BBC News

Food waste is a bigger cause of climate change than plastics, according to Zero Waste Scotland. The government-funded body has urged people to cut down ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 3:14 pm


Wildfire warning for Scotland as temperatures rise - BBC News

Wildfire warning for Scotland as temperatures rise  BBC News

A warning of the potential for wildfires has been issued as Scotland looks set for a spell of dry, warm weather. The Scottish Fire and Rescue *Service* (SFRS) said ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 2:12 pm


'Police spies took sexual partners to Scotland' - The Scotsman

'Police spies took sexual partners to Scotland'  The Scotsman

Undercover police officers attached to English units made repeated visits to Scotland with women they had duped into sexual relationships, according to ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 2:05 pm


Women's World Cup: Who will Scotland coach Shelley Kerr select? - BBC Sport

Women's World Cup: Who will Scotland coach Shelley Kerr select?  BBC Sport

Shelley Kerr can name 23 players in her Scotland World Cup squad. But who is guaranteed a seat on the plane, who is nervously waiting at the gate, and who ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 11:15 am


Concerns raised over Scotland's DRS proposals - letsrecycle.com

Concerns raised over Scotland's DRS proposals  letsrecycle.com

Several waste management groups in Scotland have reacted with concern to the Scottish government's plans for an 'all in' deposit return scheme (DRS).

Published on 13 May 2019 | 8:29 am


Soaring temperatures set to bring Scotland's hottest day of the year - The Scotsman

Soaring temperatures set to bring Scotland's hottest day of the year  The Scotsman

Soaring temperatures will put Scotland on course to record its hottest day of the year so far this week - even putting parts of southern England in the shade.

Published on 12 May 2019 | 11:20 am


Cross-party trio seek constitutional reform to keep Scotland in union - The Scotsman

Cross-party trio seek constitutional reform to keep Scotland in union  The Scotsman

MPs from across the political divide have issued a call for major reform of the UK state to protect devolution into its third decade.

Published on 12 May 2019 | 5:00 am


SNP calls for Scotland to take control of post-Brexit visas - Financial Times

SNP calls for Scotland to take control of post-Brexit visas  Financial Times

Scotland should have its own liberal visa regime after Brexit that allows EU nationals to easily come and work in the country, according to the Scottish minister ...

Published on 12 May 2019 | 3:01 am


Brexit exposes ‘deep fault line’ in Scotland’s constitutional settlement - The Scotsman

Brexit exposes ‘deep fault line’ in Scotland’s constitutional settlement  The Scotsman

Brexit has exposed “a deep fault line” in the constitutional settlement and how Scotland fits in the UK, a devolution expert has warned.

Published on 11 May 2019 | 5:01 am


The battle to save Scotland's forests from disease - BBC News

The battle to save Scotland's forests from disease  BBC News

"When I first saw the impact this disease was having, it really almost reduced me to tears." The words of Scottish Forestry's John Dougan as he describes the ...

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


New post-Brexit immigration plan 'needed for Scotland' - BBC News

New post-Brexit immigration plan 'needed for Scotland'  BBC News

The head of the CBI calls for a lower minimum salary for immigrants because of Scotland's ageing workforce.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Scotland beaten by Afghanistan on DLS method in coach Shane Burger's first match - BBC Sport

Scotland beaten by Afghanistan on DLS method in coach Shane Burger's first match  BBC Sport

Shane Burger's first match as Scotland coach ends in a two-run defeat by Afghanistan on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


The 20 richest people in Scotland revealed - The Scotsman

The 20 richest people in Scotland revealed  The Scotsman

The 20 richest people living in Scotland in 2019 has been revealed.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 5:00 am


Could a £2,400 basic income eradicate extreme poverty in Scotland? - BBC News

Could a £2,400 basic income eradicate extreme poverty in Scotland?  BBC News

Replacing benefits with a basic income could put an end to destitution and improve health and wellbeing, according to a new report.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


2019 European elections: Sturgeon says Scotland does not want Brexit - BBC News

2019 European elections: Sturgeon says Scotland does not want Brexit  BBC News

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says voting for her party in the European elections will send a clear message that Scotland is not for Brexit.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Scotland has more GPs than rest of the UK, study finds - BBC News

Scotland has more GPs than rest of the UK, study finds  BBC News

The number of GPs per head of population in Scotland is higher than rest of the UK, BBC research finds.

Published on 7 May 2019 | 11:21 pm


MSPs vote to raise criminal responsibility age to 12 in Scotland - The Guardian

MSPs vote to raise criminal responsibility age to 12 in Scotland  The Guardian

Ministers are under pressure to raise the age of criminal responsibility in England and Wales after the Scottish parliament voted in favour of a new higher age of ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Climate change: Scotland to set faster target for net-zero emissions - BBC News

Climate change: Scotland to set faster target for net-zero emissions  BBC News

The Scottish government will legislate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2045 after receiving *fresh* advice from an expert panel.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Beavers given protected status in Scotland - BBC News

Beavers given protected status in Scotland  BBC News

Wildlife organisations have welcomed new legislation making beavers a protected species in Scotland. It is now illegal to kill beavers or destroy established ...

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Scotland's 'period poverty' bill officially lodged at Holyrood - BBC News

Scotland's 'period poverty' bill officially lodged at Holyrood  BBC News

Labour MSP Monica Lennon says the proposed law could make Scotland a world leader in tackling period poverty.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am








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