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'Berkshire' dating site recommended Scottish lovers and dead woman

SCOTTISH hotties and a woman who died seven months ago were among the recommended ladies viewed by one man on a dating website that's supposed to cover the local area. Share this image. Martyn Curtis, of Emmer Green, has struck out at the …

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Laidlaw rues Scottish indiscipline in defeat

Laidlaw rues Scottish indiscipline in defeat. 28 February 2015 17:02pm. By Sportsbeat. Greig Laidlaw kicked 14 points in all in the defeat. Inpho. Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw admitted his side's ill-discipline had proved their undoing as Italy …

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Scottish Premiership: A review of Saturday's action

Lionel Ainsworth's late strike earned 10-man Motherwell their first victory of 2015 as the Scottish Premiership's bottom side upset Inverness 2-1. The substitute drove home from 20 yards with the aid of a slight deflection as Motherwell rediscovered …

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Hearts hit Cowdenbeath for 10 as Género Zeefuik claims quick treble

The Dutch striker Género Zeefuik hit a four-minute first-half hat-trick as the runaway Scottish Championship leaders, Hearts, thrashed 10-man Cowdenbeath at Tynecastle. Billy King crashed a shot against the crossbar early on before three quick-fire …

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Scottish Roundup: St Mirren's Steven Thompson seals first home win

Lionel Ainsworth's late strike earned 10-man Motherwell their first Scottish Premiership victory of 2015 as the bottom side upset Inverness 2-1 at Fir Park. The substitute struck a shot from 20 yards with the assistance of a slight deflection as …

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Tight harmonies from Scottish trailblazers

Over the years the Tannies have been trailblazers for Scottish music, and their tight harmonies and powerful, inventive arrangements have won them fans from beyond the folk and Celtic music scenes. Last year they were joined by innovative piper Lorne …

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Edinburgh author gets 'write behind' the Great Scottish Book Off

An Edinburgh author is lending her support to Capability Scotland's Great Scottish Book Off on World Book Day on 5 March. Fran MacIlvey author of 'Trapped: My Life with Cerebral Palsy' is taking part in a question and answer session at Blackwell's …

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SNP – give people of Scotland power at Westminster

“But yet despite unprecedented cuts to the Scottish budget, the SNP in government used the powers it has to focus on fairness – with policies such as the Living Wage putting more money in the pockets of our lowest paid workers, free tuition benefitting …

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CLASSICAL REVIEW Scottish Chamber Orchestra, reviewed Younger Hall, St …

I never go to a concert with the pre-conception of how a work I've never heard will sound, but it was hard not to pre-judge Martin Suckling's Candlebird, the second of three items in the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's Younger Hall concert. Previous …

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Stunning shots capture the best of wildlife for Scottish Seabird Centre Nature …

Amateur photographers from around the world submitted shots to the ninth annual Scottish Seabird Centre Nature Photography Awards. As well as the Florida osprey, other notable entries included a dolphin catching fish off Chanonry Point in the Black …

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Saturday's Scottish football

"St Mirren and Ross County are used to being in this dogfight but it's a new experience for Motherwell. That could be a factor." Posted on 14:43. LINE-UPS FROM VICTORIA PARK. Ross County: Brown, Fraser, Boyd, Paul Quinn, Reckord, Gardyne, Woods, …

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Scottish Premiership title is on the line as Celtic meet Aberdeen

Even at the time, a late Virgil Van Dijk goal appeared meaningful in the context of this Celtic campaign and Deila's process of adaptation to Scottish football. Since then, Celtic's only aberration was the home draw with Ross County immediately after …

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SNP say cash for access MPs must not go to Lords

Sir Malcolm Rifkind had to resign following the revelations – but as a former Foreign, Defence and Scottish Secretary for the Tories, he would also be in line for a seat in the House of Lords, where he would never have to worry about facing a …

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Saturday's Scottish gossip

Arthur Albiston, the 14-times caped Scotland defender who spent much of his career with Manchester United, believes Brian McClair is the right choice for the Scottish FA performance director role, after it was confirmed the 51-year-old would be leaving …

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The Real Story Of Scottish Independence | Off The Grid News

In 1320 at Arbroath Abbey, Scotland declared independence or perhaps more accurately, reasserted its independence. Signed by 51 nobles, and accompanied by a letter from King Robert I, the epistles, written in Latin to the …

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'Berkshire' dating site recommended Scottish lovers and dead woman

SCOTTISH hotties and a woman who died seven months ago were among the recommended ladies viewed by one man on a dating website that's supposed to cover the local area. Share this image. Martyn Curtis, of Emmer Green, has struck out at the …

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'Lucky' Star dump Blantyre Vics out of the Scottish Cup fourth round with a …

Blantyre Vics were knocked out of the Scottish Cup fourth round after two fortunate first-half goals saw Newtongrange Star run out narrow winners in a replay on Saturday. Vics started brightly, creating a series of half-chances, but then came the body …

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Daisley Mail: Stephen Daisley on the dress and Scottish politics

Scottish Labour blogger Duncan Hothersall insisted the party was red, tweeting: "'Blue' rhymes with 'Stu'. I knew that Bath-based hatemonger was behind this. How many more people will have to die before Nicola Sturgeon condemns this madman?!?!?!".

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In Pictures: Falkirk 1 Rangers 1, Scottish Championship action

RANGERS struggled to a draw against the Bairns and missed out on the chance to return to second spot in the league. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Falkirk's Will Vaulks and Peter Grant tumble to the ground after clashing heads VIEW GALLERY. THE Ibrox board …

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Brides behind bars: Scottish prison service gives its blessing to weddings in jail

CRIMINALS are marrying their brides behind bars and hosting parties for up to a dozen guests in Scottish prisons, it has been revealed. A buffet is laid on at some jails, including Barlinnie in Glasgow, and prison officers assigned to oversee ceremonies.

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Scottish students display their skills for Cyber-security chiefs

SCOTTISH students have been praised for their skills identifying threats from cyber-space at the largest online security conference to be held in the country. SCOTTISH students have been praised for their skills identifying threats from cyber-space at …

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Rory Loy on target for Falkirk to deny Rangers chance to move second

Rangers missed the chance to go second in the Scottish Championship as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Falkirk on Friday evening. The visitors took a first-half lead with a goal from the defender Darren McGregor but Falkirk replied instantly through a …

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Horse-lover Martin Clunes on mastering the Scottish brogue of Sherlock Holmes …

MARTIN Clunes was so terrified of playing well-known Scottish literary giant Arthur Conan Doyle that he turned to two pals – but they were neigh good. The 53-year-old star of Doc Martin and Men Behaving Badly admitted playing the man who created …

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Scottish Salmon Company sees sales leap

The Scottish Salmon Company has reported a leap in sales last year, as it expanded exports into 23 countries. The company, which has about 20% of Scottish output of farmed salmon, produced 30,200 tonnes during 2014. That was a 40% rise on 2013.

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Scottish technology star Optos agrees £259m takeover by Japanese giant

If approved by shareholders, the takeover will result in control of another Scottish company shifting overseas. This will provoke concern in some quarters. Stock market listed firms like Optos boost Scotland's standing in international markets and …

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Classical review: Scottish Ensemble, Glasgow

Add a saxophone to the mix, as the all-string Scottish Ensemble did with Australian soloist Amy Dickson in this tuneful programme, and the warming effect is magnified. It was a combination, too, that threw up some intriguing music, not least Glazunov's …

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Moderator to address Scottish Parliament – Church of Scotland

The Moderator of the Church of Scotland will address the Scottish parliament this afternoon when he gives 'Time for Reflection' in Holyrood's main chamber. The Rt Rev John Chalmers is spending much of this week visiting …

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Scottish Conservative leader calls for oil sector support

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has called for the Chancellor to act now on measures to support the North Sea oil and gas industry. She said George Osborne “must go further” in the upcoming Budget and that billions more barrels could be …

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Daisley Mail: Nation divided over whether Labour is red or blue

Scottish Labour blogger Duncan Hothersall insisted the party was red, tweeting: "'Blue' rhymes with 'Stu'. I knew that Bath-based hatemonger was behind this. How many more people will have to die before Nicola Sturgeon condemns this madman?!?!?!".

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Holders Hurlford land Pollok in Dyslexia Scottish Junior Cup quarter-final draw

Dyslexia Scotland were recently announced as the competition's new partner in a deal until the end of the season. The partnership was formed as part of Dyslexia Scotland's Official Nominated Charity status with the Scottish FA and aims to raise the …

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Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts

Ukip's only Scottish MEP David Coburn defended the provocative policy by suggesting that if Scotland “wants to spend more then it needs to raise more”. “People have got to understand that they are getting a lot more money than folks in England,” he said.

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1.5m Scottish premises can access fibre broadband, says BT

John Swinney, the Scottish Government's Deputy First Minister, welcomed the 1.5 million landmark, describing it as "good news" for communities across the country. "We are still in the early stages of the Digital Scotland …

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Scottish FA wants tougher rules on offensive chanting

The Scottish Football Association is offering to work with the Scottish Professional Football League to create a set of rules better suited to stamping out sectarian singing. SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster has hinted that his organisation might …

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Minnigaff Primary hosts community Scottish night

Minnigaff Primary held a Scottish Night for the local community recently, which was well attended. Pupils performed Scottish poems and songs, and provided entertainment such as Scottish dancing, a piper, and the cutting of the haggis. Dynamic Dart …

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Big dinner: Scottish rugby lends its support

SCOTLAND stars Tim Visser, Matt Scott and David Denton took time out of the tough Six Nations preparations to lend their support for the BIG dinner charity initiative. Rugby players need nutrients to keep their strength and energy levels at a premium, …

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