Scotland

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

Around 60,000 bees have been stolen from a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Eyewitness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this was in 1922 and I was being evacuated from a hurricane’

Eyewitness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this was in 1992 and I was being evacuated from a hurricane’

Witness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this it was a hurricane'

Nick Edgington from Oban in Scotland has said that the last time he witnessed weather like Storm Ali he was “being evacuated from a hurricane”.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Willie Rennie: The SNP need to 'get off the fence' and back a second Brexit referendum or 'just shut up'

Willie Rennie: The SNP need to 'get off the fence' over second Brexit referendum

The Scottish Lib Dem leader has said the SNP need to "put their money where their mouth" is and join the campaign for a second Brexit referendum.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Piece of fatberg

Water firm announces new project to tackle fatbergs

Water firm steps up fight against fatbergs

A Scottish water firm has announced a new pilot project to tackle fatbergs

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we really want to tell children it is okay to hit out at other people?’

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we really want to tell children it is okay to hit out at other people?’

Professor to Matthew Wright: ‘Do we want to tell children it is okay to hit?'

Professor Ray Jones has said that we should not be teaching our children “it is okay to hit out at other people” by smacking them as psychologists call for smacking of children in the family home to be outlawed due to the effect it can have on their mental health.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

Sikh Gurdwara in Edinburgh has front doors 'petrol bombed'

A Sikh temple in Edinburgh had its doors set alight in the early hours of Tuesday morning

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Sound experts at the Scottish stadium recorded an "incredible" 115 decibel peak during Celtic v Rangers

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

Sound experts said the noise generated by at the recent Old Firm match was the equivalent of a real wildcat

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

Mobile anti-terror barriers to be used in Edinburgh

The barriers sound an alert in major incidents and will be used at festivals and events

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

New dinosaur footprints discovered on Isle of Skye

New dinosaur footprints discovered on Isle of Skye

New dinosaur footprints discovered on Isle of Skye

The footprints are 170 million-years-old

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

More than 120 firefighters have been dealing with the blaze which began in the roof of Victoria's nightclub

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

​Research finds that Scotland’s poorest people are disproportionately affected by the availability of alcohol in their neighbourhood

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Experts call for "radical" policy changes to tackle health inequalities and alcohol-related harm

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts

Craig Melville sent the texts to a woman he was having an affair with

Humza Yousaf calls for Labour councillor Jim Dempster to resign over Islamophobic comment

Humza Yousaf calls for Labour councillor Jim Dempster to resign over Islamophobic comment

Humza Yousaf calls for Labour councillor Jim Dempster to resign

Scottish Transport Secretary Humza Yousaf has said he is 'insulted and deeply shocked'

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Knott wrestled with his victims, his trial was told

Convicted paedophile Gordon Knott jailed again for abusing care home boys

Convicted paedophile Gordon Knott jailed again for abusing care home boys

Knott sentenced to four years in prison after two more victims spoke out against him

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tories are furious Greg Jamieson hid his previous record

Greg Jamieson: Former police officer sacked from Tory staff job after being found guilty of sexual assault

Former police officer sacked from Tory staff job over sex assault

Greg Jamieson was working as a police officer when he grabbed a colleague's breast on a night out

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Burns Night: Scottish celebrations scuppered in America as haggis is still banned

Burns Night: Scottish celebrations scuppered in America as haggis is still banned

Why America's Scots won't be enjoying any haggis with their Burns Night dinner

Scots in America won't be able to eat traditional haggis as it's banned due to its use of lungs and Scottish meat

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Drivers stranded overnight in Scotland due to snow and ice

Mountain rescue teams were sent to help those stuck on the M74

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

Nairn posted this on social media

Celebrity chef Nick Nairn left bruised by early hours assault

Celebrity chef Nick Nairn left bruised by early hours assault

Former Ready Steady Cook star was on Union Row in Aberdeen at around 1am on Friday when he was assaulted

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Rohingya people are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

Rohingya people are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

Rohingya are 'victims of crimes against humanity', says UK aid charity head

The director of the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF), Alistair Dutton, made the comments during a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

UK braced for more disruption with planned snowfall from Storm Caroline

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Up to 20 centimetres (eight inches) of snow could fall on Monday as the storm keeps its grip on the country

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

The National Parent Forum Scotland has announced it is backing the Time for Inclusive Education campaign

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Drew Hendrie had a frank exchange of views with Julia Hartley-Brewer this morning

Brexit: SNP lawmaker Drew Hendry says there'd be no need for a hard border if Scotland stayed in the single market

SNP MP says Scotland wouldn't need hard border if it stayed in single market

Drew Hendry backed Nicola Sturgeon's call for Scotland to be given special arrangements

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland founder

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland founder

'Trump is right to question FBI motives', says Republicans Overseas Scotland

Drew Liquerman, the founder of the organisation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Donald Trump's tweet saying the FBI was in 'tatters'

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has faced criticism for his latest promise

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for promising to introduce bank holiday for Scotland's Patron Saint

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for St Andrew's Day bank holiday promise

Voters blast Corbyn for continually 'promising free stuff' and suggesting Corbyn hates England

Damien Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

Damian Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

Damian Green to meet Scottish Ministers for key Brexit talks

The Scottish Government refuses to grant the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill legislative consent

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Kezia Dugdale has joined I'm A Celebrity

What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?

'What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?'

How disgraceful the vitriol from prominent Labour members has been, it's extremely hard to argue Dugdale hasn't let her party down badly

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale compared to Scottish Labour'

Former advisor John McTernan says anyone who thinks Kezia Dugdale should be with constituents has 'no sense of humour and no heart either'

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Scottish Government 'deeply concerned' over Sikh 'detained and tortured' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal after 'electrocution torture' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man after 'electrocution torture' in India

The Sikh Federation UK claims no official charges have been made against Jagtar Singh Johal

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

Protest against Football Lads Alliance planned in Scotland

The Socialist Worker is calling for people to protest against the FLA during an annual racism march

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Rowley allegations 'embarrassing' for Scottish Labour, says Times columnist

Alex Massie spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the interim leader of Scottish Labour stepping down after allegations were published in the Scottish Sun

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader amid 'emotional abuse' claims

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader amid 'emotional abuse' claims

Alex Rowley steps down as interim Scottish Labour Leader after woman makes claim

A woman claimed to The Scottish Sun Rowley had made her life a living hell

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

'Prisoners want people to know what it's like for them', says Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp has created a documentary in Barlinnie Prison and joined Jon Holmes to reveal more about it

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

Former Labour MP for Aberdeen Frank Doran dies aged 68

The death of the former MP for Aberdeen North was announced by the Labour Party on Tuesday

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Sturgeon has met to make a statement in reaction to Catalonia's independence declaration

Catalan independence: SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise new country

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise Catalonia

Scottish separatists ask why Nicola Sturgeon hasn't yet spoken out

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The EU has refused to recognise the result of Catalonia's independence referendum

Catalan independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon is being a candid friend to the EU over its mistake in backing Spain's crackdown'

'Catalan independence debacle is draining support for the EU in Scotland'

EU leaders will remain in a very dark place until they recognise Catalan independence - and there's no reason for Sturgeon to join them

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Three died during the storm and thousands have been left without power

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

A yellow warning is in place across potentially affected areas of the UK, while Irish authorities have issued a 'status red' alert

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

The US National Hurricane Center says the hurricane will have weakened to a storm by the time it hits

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'SNP assume Brexit will be disaster and then it can push Scottish independence', says journalist

'SNP assume Brexit will be a disaster and then it can push Scottish independence', says journalist

'SNP assume Brexit will be disaster, then it can push Scottish independence'

Journalist Alex Massie says independence is not on the SNP Conference agenda

Catalonia's referendum continues to generate controversy

SNP calls on Spain to recognise Catalan independence referendum result

SNP calls on Spain to recognise Catalan independence referendum result

Scottish separatists pass motion urging Spain to recognise referendum as valid

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Catalonia is due to hold a referendum on October 1 - but faces repression from Madrid

Why have we heard so little about the Catalan independence referendum?

Why have we heard so little about the Catalan independence referendum?

In Scotland this subject should be front and centre of the news media. But, for some reason, it isn't

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

'If Nicola Sturgeon's plan is the most ambitious why didn't she do it earlier?'

Journalist Alex Massie says Nicola Sturgeon has a real opportunity at Holyrood today after a disappointing year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position' says former Scottish Labour MP

Kezia Dugdale departure could shift Labour balance of power in favour of Jeremy Corbyn, says former Scottish Labour MP

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position'

Tom Harris, a former Scottish Labour MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the party in the wake of Kezia Dugdale's resignation

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale as she steps down as Scottish Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has praised Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale for playing an 'important role' in the party

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Lib Dems have been heavily criticised for Jo Swinson's campaign

Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland

'Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland'

Party which was once strong in Scotland sold its soul for a non-aggression pact with the Tories

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Authorities battling massive warehouse fire in Glasgow

Massive fire rips through warehouse in Glasgow

Massive fire rips through warehouse in Glasgow

The fire broke out at the Blochairn Fruit Market in the early hours of Thursday morning

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Tampons are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says she is perplexed about the idea of 'period poverty' and thinks a traumatic problem is being created that doesn't exist

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Salmond said Scotland will be ready for a new independence vote after Brexit

Alex Salmond says Scotland should hold second referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond says Scotland should hold new referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond says Donald Trump is quite charming when you're in agreement with him

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Donald Trump used golf to urge Scots against secession

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't want Scots to vote for independence

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't support Scottish independence

MSP James Dornan said his first reaction to Trump's comments was 'woo-hoo'

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Photos posted online show people in Nazi outfits and children wearing yellow stars at Orange Lodge event

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

It is claimed photos show a man dressed as Adolf Hitler doing a Nazi salute and another shows a man dressed as the Pope with a noose around his neck

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

The incident happened just metres away from where a student got her bike wheels stuck and she was crushed by a bus

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Isis have targeted England's match with Scotland on July 19, according to SITE Intel

Isis calls for 'Manchester Arena copycat' attack on England-Scotland women's football match

Isis calls for terror attack on England-Scotland women's football match

Jihadist group says it is targeting match in Utrecht on July 19

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