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Man wanted for 1999 Scottish murder faces extradition from Australia

A Scottish warrant was issued for Mr McGowan's arrest on December 3, 1999. However, Mr McGowan, who had been in Scotland to attend his mother's funeral, returned to Australia on the very day his warrant was issued. He had told friends he intended to …

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English getting better medical care than Scots – Daily Express

SCOTLAND'S NHS is lagging behind its English counterpart despite a huge boost in spending, a new report has revealed. … Obituaries · Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; English getting better medical care than Scots …

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Scots teen helping JK Rowling magic work on TV for adults

A SCOTS schoolgirl will be propelled into the limelight next month when she takes a lead role in a television adaption of JK Rowling's first novel for adults.

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Bainsford boys reach Scottish cup decider

Good luck to them and to the lads from 2nd Polmont (Old Parish) who have reached the Scottish final of the Masterteam competition on February 7, being hosted by 1st Cambusnethan. The Company Committee Meeting at Brightons on January 12 was poorly …

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Scotland advised not to take North Sea oil for granted

He has urged the SNP – who he praised as an able Scottish government – to put their ambitions for Scottish independence “on the back burner for a long, long period of time” and focus on using their “significant additional powers” to make Scotland a …

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Furnish your home like a Scottish castle

The Scottish Auction will be held at Hansons, in Etwall, on Monday and, according to Charles, provides a chance to own a piece of history. "We have items from renowned makers and designers, such as Tiffany. The sale includes an 18ct Tiffany walking …

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Campaigner in plea to Scottish Labour leader

He told the Herald:“I want the Scottish Labour leader to take action. “With the General Election coming up and a new Labour constituency office opening in East Dunbartonshire, Mr Murphy must show his support to local cancer patients .” JimMurphy …

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Greens, SNP and Plaid Cymru invited to take part in TV …

Rolling coverage of all the day's political developments as they happen, including reaction to the news that the Green party and SNP will be invited to join the party leaders' debates and David Cameron's first visit to Scotland …

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'No veto' on Scots benefit changes

Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has said the UK government will not be able to stop Scotland from making changes to areas of welfare benefits when they are devolved. A Command Paper containing 57 pages of draft clauses which could become a …

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Shadow Finance Secretary says Scottish government has passed on double UK …

In a letter to local authorities, SNP Finance Secretary John Swinney said the Scottish Government's own budget has been cut by 10% since 2010 under the Tory-led Coalition. However Council officials have calculated that, over the same period, the SNP …

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EXCLUSIVE | Interview with Valencia coach Ian Cathro

Scottish coach Ian Cathro is currently the assistant manager to Nuno Espírito Santo at Valencia, having originally met the Portuguese coach at a Scottish FA coaching course in 2009. Previously a coach at a Scottish FA Performance School, St John's in …

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Scottish village of Tyndrum prepares for '£200 million gold rush'

The picturesque village of Tyndrum in Scotland's Grampian Highlands is bracing itself for what could be a surge of prospectors after it was revealed around £200 million of gold is located in local hills. Gold was excavated from the local Cononish mine …

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Jamie Murray hits out at lack of funding for Scottish tennis and failure to …

JAMIE MURRAY has branded the funding for Scottish tennis “nonsense” and accused the LTA of failing to exploit his brother winning Wimbledon to promote the sport. Tennis in Scotland has been given £3.3million of central funding over the next four years …

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Sunday's Scottish gossip

Kris Commons says he is not "asking for the world" in his attempt to win a new two-year contract with Celtic. (Sun on Sunday). The Celtic midfielder, a father of three, wants his future settled so that he can have his children settled in school …

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Scots' horror as devolution powers block new benefits | The …

Scotland · News · Opinion · Business · Money · Sport · Life · Arts · Puzzles · Papers · List View · Site Map · RSS Feeds. London Max 6C. Weather. Sunday, January 4 … UK and SNP ministers were locked in a furious row today over the new tax and spending powers for […]

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Scottish woman who fled privileged life to marry IS militant …

The former Scottish student, who dropped out of her degree in diagnostic radiotherapy, has also posted hate-filled messages on social media calling for "another Woolwich", referring to the murder of soldier Lee Rigby. In 2013, Mahmood travelled to Aleppo to marry a man from the …. todays-paper. Sunday, 25th January 2015. See today's front and […]

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All-party promise of new powers for Scotland delivered …

UK Government publishes draft legislation to give Scottish Parliament more powers. … across Scotland and the UK. Keep in touch with news from the UK Government in Scotland – sign up for the Scotland Office newsletter …

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Review: Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Joseph Swensen, City Hall, Glasgow

Five stars. Five stars. What is the miracle that happens to some composers in old age? Where does the late-life creative surge come from? John McLeod is a classic. Seven months ago, I helped celebrate his 80th birthday by demolishing all of his sausage …

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'Good Scottish blood' keeps Beth still active at 100

Born on Robbie Burns Day on 25th January 1915, Elizabeth Peill will be celebrating her 100th birthday this Sunday with a meal of Haggis. Beth was born in Jedburgh in what was Roxburghshire, now the Scottish Borders and, with her father being a …

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Nottingham Scottish Association celebrate Burns Night in traditional style

Held at the Masonic Hall, in Goldsmith Street, the night kicked off with The Selkirk Grace – an opening prayer traditionally done before the first course. Burns Night is celebrated every year on January 25 and celebrates the life, works and spirit of …

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I beat ebola with high-tech drugs and Irn Bru! Scottish NHS makes full …

A British nurse struck down by ebola said last night she had come so close to death fighting the killer virus that she had told herself: 'That's it.' Pauline Cafferkey, 39, was speaking after making a full recovery and being discharged from the Royal …

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English airports fear Scottish tax competition

Now, they say the proposed Scottish powers will leave airports south of the border at a competitive disadvantage, and they want parallel cuts in APD in England and Wales. The Scottish Nationalist government said before last September's referendum that …

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Scottish Conservative leader in Galloway

Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson joined Finlay Carson, the Conservative Candidate for May's UK election, last Friday when they visited a number of successful home based businesses and initiatives in Galloway. At the end of the day, having …

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Scottish Government: in/out EU vote will put Scotland's relations with Ireland …

"Ireland is Europe's fastest growing economy, worth £815 million a year to Scotland as an export market. Our common membership of the EU means there is every opportunity for our trade with Ireland to grow further, with clear benefits for Scottish …

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Pictures of Scottish schoolgirls posted on US website viewed by more than …

GIRLS at Scottish schools have had their images stolen and uploaded to a website for paedophiles. Hundreds of pictures of Scots teens have been copied and uploaded to the site, with many of the images appearing to be of students from some of Scotland's …

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'Watered down' plans preventing action on FOBTs

SNP MSP Stuart McMillan is today expressing concern that the draft clauses published by the UK Government this week significantly water down the plans to allow the Scottish Government to take action to tackle Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) – and …

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Murphy brings new era of disarray to Scottish Labour, claim SNP

JIM Murphy had plunged Scottish Labour into "policy disarray" with a series of ill-judged announcements since becoming party leader last month, the SNP have claimed. JIM Murphy had plunged Scottish Labour into \"policy disarray\" with a series of ill …

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Burns Night 2015: Enjoy these superb Scottish whiskies with your Burns Night …

Well, you'll need something equally as tasty and Scottish to wash them down with. So here are six delicious whiskies to try with your supper: 1. Auchentoshan American Oak. Smooooth, silent and one to sip slowly. This Lowland single malt whisky is soft …

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What is Burns Night? A guide to the Scottish tradition

Burns Night celebrates renowned Scottish poet Robert 'Rabbie' Burns. Burns suppers are usually held around his birthday – January 25 and it's a chance to revel in Scottishness, eat, drink and be merry. But if you've never been to a Burns Night supper …

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Landlady of Robert Burns' favourite inn backs Express …

… the fight to save way of life… THE landlady of Robert Burns' favourite watering hole has backed our new campaign to save Scotland's traditional pubs. … Home · News · UK; Burns inn landlady joins the fight to save way of life …

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Sci-fi trilogy “should be filmed in Scotland” – Daily Express

SCOTLAND could be set for a major tourism boost thanks to a new book and movie trilogy that is being dubbed the new Hunger Games. … Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; Sci-fi trilogy “should be filmed in Scotland” …

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Neil Caul Scottish Dance Band

Arbroath Accordion and Fiddle Club reconvened after the festive break with a session played by the Neil Caul Scottish Dance Band. The meeting featured a selection of local and visiting players and was MC'd by Avril Abott, vice-chairman. Neil Caul on …

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SNP, Plaid And Greens Force Trident Debate | Scottish …

Scottish Statesman – Scottish News, Opinion & Comment … “Apart from the massive hundred billion pounds we will have to fork out to pay for these weapons of mass destruction – they will be based on the Clyde half an hour from Scotland's biggest population centres for the next 50 years – something that civic […]

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Dash to meet Scottish Govt reps

Edinburgh SNP MSPs Marco Biagi and Jim Eadie will meet with Dash – who was voted in by EUSA members to defend education funding on behalf of our members and work to widen access to education (which bursaries …

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Scottish Government should help small firms pay living wage, say Tories

SMALL businesses paying low wages should be subsidized by taxpayers to page the living wage instead, the Scottish Tories said yesterday. Enterprise spokesman Murdo Fraser urged the SNP government to "nudge" Scots firms to pay their workers £7.85 an …

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