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Glasgow 2014: Scottish golf medallist Dan Wallace targets Olympic glory.. and …

SCOTTISH gold medallist Dan Wallace has two things on his wishlist. Achieving Olympic success in Rio and winning a date with actress Jennifer Lawrence. The swimmer was nicknamed Waveheart after his “for freedom” cry following his victory and his proud …

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SRUC selling students short?

Responding to the news that part of the college's Craibstone campus near Aberdeen had been earmarked for a housing development, Mr Templeton told The Scottish Farmer: "Once again SRUC appears to have lost its way. Scottish students are being denied …

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Scottish Health Awards: Mum who nearly died from diabetes complications …

Scottish Health Awards: Mum who nearly died from diabetes complications praises staff who helped her through her darkest days. Aug 01, 2014 09:49; By Amanda Keenan; 0 Comments. LINDSEY McKillop, 51, from Renfrew, spent eight weeks at Paisley's …

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Scottish teacher Jeremy Forrest jailed for having affair with pupil, 15, set …

Scottish teacher Jeremy Forrest jailed for having affair with pupil, 15, set to meet girl behind bars. Aug 01, 2014 09:21; By David Collins. SCOTS teacher Forrest has not seen the girl, now 17, since he was sentenced to five and a half years in jail …

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Commonwealth Games: Scottish gold rush continues

Earlier, Scottish gymnast Dan Purvis won a bronze medal in the men's rings final in a competition that had been dominated by the Canadian team. And there was another bronze for Scotland when wrestler Alex Gladkov enjoyed an emotional victory in the …

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Scottish independence referendum weekly review: trains, teacakes and telly

We've been a bit quiet this week, what with the shit Commonwealth Games, prepping for next Tuesday's debate and working on Big Projects That Will Blow Your Minds Shortly. Meryl Streep is unimpressed Photograph: meangirlgifs.tumblr.com. Early in the …

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RBS warns of 'materially adverse' impact from Scottish independence

Royal Bank of Scotland said on Friday that a vote for Scottish independence could significantly increase its costs and have a material impact on the taxpayer-owned bank. The lender, which is more than 80pc owned by the British government, gave the …

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Irish lessons for Scottish Independence – Newsnet Scotland

Scottish News, News Scotland – Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish.

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Malaysian leaders criticize Scottish terrier dogs at …

A Scottish Terrier walks with his handler as the team name bearer for India during the Opening Ceremony for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on July 23, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Producers urged to get tough

The chairman of the union's milk committee, Gary Mitchell, told The Scottish Farmer: "It is vital we build up a better relationship between producers and their buyers.There has to be two-way conversation. "Just because one buyers drops the price …

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Scottish Amateur Championship: Jamieson will need all his guile against …

The 20-year-old from St Andrews is used to having the Ryder Cup star to watch at practice sessions at Northwestern University in the Windy City, but he now faces Neil, who is intent on adding the Scottish title to his amateur championship win. Bradley …

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RBS warns of 'materially adverse' impact of Scottish independence

The bank, which highlighted the threats to its business from Scottish referendum in its annual report in February, said on Friday: "Although the outcome of the referendum is uncertain, subject to any mitigating factors, uncertainties resulting from an …

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NEWS FROM AMERICAN TOUR – Scottish Golf View

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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Nationalists 'scaremonger' a No vote ends Scottish NHS

Mr Canavan, a former Labour MP, said: “The Scottish Parliament has so far helped to protect the NHS in Scotland, but it would be naive to imagine that this will continue indefinitely under current arrangements. “With Scotland's budget at present …

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Majority of Scottish businesses don't have a 'yes' plan

The majority of Scottish businesses do not have a plan in case Scottish voters back an independent Scotland at the referendum in September, says a survey from financial services firm KPMG. Some 84% of survey respondents admitted that they have not …

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Scottish Gas owner defiant over bills

But half-year results from British Gas, which trades as Scottish Gas north of the Border, showed its operating profits dropped 26 per cent to £265 million. The wider Centrica group saw adjusted operating profits fall 35 per cent to £1.03 billion …

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Scottish pensioners 'worse off'

Some 50,000 Scottish pensioners have lost benefits since 2010 with a cut of £90 million to savings credit, House of Commons research distributed by the SNP shows. The Scottish Government has pledged a guaranteed pension of £160 a week from 2016-17, …

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No stopping Scots in their dash for medal glory | UK | News …

TEAM Scotland's Commonwealth Games gold rush continued last night as they collected another clutch of medals.

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Scottish Fishermen Call for No Lifting of Sanctions Against …

SCOTLAND, UK – With EU member states set to decide today (31 July) on whether to support the European Commission proposal to lift trade sanctions against the Faroes for their overfishing of Atlanto-Scandian herring, Scottish fishermen are calling on … We therefore urge both the UK and other member state governments to oppose with real […]

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Scottish pensioners 'worse off' since UK government benefit cuts

Thousands of hard-saving Scottish pensioners are worse off since the Tory-led government started cutting benefits, according to the SNP. Some 50,000 Scottish pensioners have lost benefits since 2010 with a cut of £90m to savings credit, House of …

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Cloud Host Iomart Turns Down Acquisition Offers from Host …

In a research note reported by a Scottish newspaper, SP Angel Research suggested £3 per share as a target price, noting Iomart's “high margins, recurring revenue and strong organic growth,” which should demand a …

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Council stand by Irvine's Scottish Open bid

Councillor Alan Hill, Depute Leader of the Council, said: “It is an exciting prospect that the Scottish Open may be held here in North Ayrshire in a few years time. We saw the coverage from Royal Aberdeen recently and it showed the area off in a very …

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Up close, Scottish nationalism looks a lot like other nationalisms

Scottish nationalism, we are always told, is civic, tolerant and open, different to other nationalisms. So welcoming in fact that many signed up to independence will argue that it isn't really nationalism at all. From Billy Bragg's distance it all …

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Scottish Independence Latest Poll: 74% of Scot Expats in US Reject Union Break

A survey of Scottish people living in the US has revealed that 74% of them are against the country breaking away from the rest of the UK. According to a Friends of Scotland survey, cited by Huffington Post and Scotland Now, of the 26% that would vote …

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Alex Salmond to have final say in Scottish independence TV debate

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will have the first and last word on Scottish independence in the landmark televised debate with Better Together leader Alistair Darling, broadcaster STV has announced.

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Review on women in Scottish economy announced – News …

Professor Lesley Sawers, Vice Principal & Pro Vice Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University at the request of the Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael will undertake a review into the role of women in the Scottish …

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'London airport expansion must meet Scottish needs'

New runway capacity in the south-east of England must meet the long-term needs of the Scottish economy for competitive access to international markets, a leading business group says. The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) said …

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Scotland Decides '14: why do artists want independence?

This year, visitors to the Scottish capital will inevitably be exposed to the looming independence referendum. And they will discover that the Scottish artistic community routinely leans towards the yes camp. We asked our panel why this should be the case.

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COMMONWEALTH DIARY: England made to feel welcome by Scottish hosts

First up is the friendliness of the Scottish hosts. The Commonwealths are described as the “friendly games” and that is certainly true. Everywhere you go, the Glaswegians are only too happy to stop and chat and welcome you to their city. This also …

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Joint plea for rent restraint

Believing that predictability about future rent levels for tenanted farms is fundamental to a healthy rented sector within Scottish agriculture, the groups want to create the conditions to allow landowners and tenants to plan and invest with a degree …

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Jamaican athletics expert wants to create link with Scottish sprinters

A Jamaican Olympian at the heart of his nation's golden generation of athletes wants to create a link that could see Scottish sprinters train with the best in the world. Sixty-two-year-old Anthony Davis, who competed at the 1980 Olympics, is one of the …

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Keatings medal hat-trick helps take Scottish tally to 41

Keatings medal hat-trick helps take Scottish tally to 41. Susan Swarbrick. Columnist and Senior Features Writer. Thursday 31 July 2014. Gymnast Daniel Keatings picked up his third medal of Glasgow's Games today when he took gold in the pommel horse …

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Bedwas Co-op has Scottish Gaelic signs instead of Welsh

Shoppers in Caerphilly county have been left baffled after a store installed new Welsh signs which instead feature Scottish Gaelic words. Welsh language tutor Jonathan Ford spotted the signs at the Bedwas Co-operative after its £360,000 refit. He said …

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Monitor farms deliver the goods

Mr Lochhead said: "Monitor farms are undoubtedly a great way of trying out new farming technologies and techniques, and promoting best practice across rural Scotland – and this report gives welcome confirmation of the value of this model to Scottish …

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Scottish Government labels UK lobbying reforms "mishandled"

However, whatever the outcome, the SNP-led Scottish Government hinted proposals are unlikely to go the way of the controversial bill approved in the House of Commons earlier this year. Stating that the aim was to get something "that everyone can stand …

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