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Blues keep tabs on Scottish duo

Everton are monitoring Scott Hynd and Russell McLean, two teenage prospects at Scottish Premier League club Alloa Athletic. Alloa's head of youth, Graeme Liveston is quoted in the local press as saying: "Scott Hynd has been on the Everton radar for a …

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Clark Thomson buys Willis' Scottish commercial business and joins WCN

Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers has agreed a deal to acquire Willis' commercial business in Scotland, while also joining the Willis Commercial Network. Clark Thomson will add the commercial unit, which focuses on SMEs, to its existing operation as …

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Scottish football figures face massive tax bill over movie tax scheme

High profile figures associated with Scottish football could face paying out thousands of pounds to HM Revenue and Customs following a probe into an alleged tax avoidance scheme. Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne and St Mirren's caretaker manager Gary …

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Scottish sisterhood unite for Andy Murray

Far from any hostilities between their opposing parties, Nicola Sturgeon has been joshing on Twitter with Ruth Davidson, Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, and Kezia Dugdale, Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour. The trio put their …

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Scottish bank worker who stole £120000 from wealthy client ordered to pay back …

SATNAM Kaur, 31, claimed she was gifted the sum as "hush money" from a bank customer she falsely accused of sexual assault. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Newsline Scotland). Former bank worker Satnam Kaur. A BANK worker who stole £120,000 from …

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Sketch: Ed Miliband plans to woo Scottish voters, just as soon as he finishes …

At the centre of this idyllic scene, Ed Miliband crunched his way through an industrial estate, looking less like the plasticine waiter he is supposed to resemble in Shaun the Sheep than an extra in the Scottish remake of the Richard Curtis Christmas …

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The RSPB: News: RSPB Scotland encourages objections to …

RSPB Scotland has maintained its robust objection to controversial proposals by SSE for Strathy South windfarm.

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First Milk pledges to invest in Scottish creamery

First Milk has confirmed it will make the £6m investment required to upgrade Scotland's Campbeltown Creamery, but will give no guarantee when the bulk of the capital will be spent. Giving evidence to the Scottish parliament's Rural Affairs Committee's …

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Loch Ness monster to star in new Scottish tourism campaign …

… Danny Alexander announced today. Plans with national tourism agency, VisitBritain, will be unveiled to further boost inbound tourism, spend and jobs across an area of Scotland already witnessing record visitor numbers.

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Ed Miliband gives Scottish Labour full backing to make own decisions

Acknowledging the important impact that Scottish voters will have on the general election, Miliband denied that his own unpopularity with the electorate was a cause for concern, insisting that Jim Murphy had “a plan to show that Labour is back on the …

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Scots stars set to give terrifying twist to tale of Tam o' Shanter

The Scottish star, 35, is a front-runner for the title role of the famous Robert Burns tale about a drunken farmer and his horse Meg, who loses her tail as they are chased by witches and warlocks. It is being given a modern twist as a horror-thriller with an all-star cast …. TODAY'S PAPER. todays-paper. […]

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Blow for cheap energy dream as Scotland puts fracking on …

THE Scottish Government was last night accused of derailing a cheap energy jobs boom as it blocked fracking across the country. … Home · News · UK; Blow for cheap energy dream as Scotland puts fracking on hold …

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Independent broker to buy Willis’ Scottish SME unit

Scottish broker Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers (CTIB) has struck a deal to buy Willis' Scotland-based commercial business unit, the global broker said today (29 January). As part of the deal, CTIB also agreed to join the Willis Commercial Network (WCN …

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Ed Miliband promises Scotland home rule bill if Labour win the election

In his first visit to Scotland since Jim Murphy was elected Scottish Labour leader, Miliband will also promise to immediately devolve control over the work programme jobs scheme to Holyrood if elected, a move which Labour still hopes to fast-track …

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Scottish Salmon Sales Soar – Scotland.org

Last year proved to be a bumper year for Scottish salmon, with total worldwide sales set to significantly surpass the previous year's record-breaking yield of £571m. Sales in the first six months of 2014 were up by 27 per cent to …

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Thursday's Scottish gossip

Celtic manager Ronny Deila and Rangers counterpart Kenny McDowall have warned their players to be on their best behaviour in Sunday's Old Firm Scottish League Cup semi-final. (Various). Dr Josef Venglos, the Slovakian former Celtic manager, tells …

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Scottish firefighters deliver baby after finding woman in labour trapped in …

Control received a call from the Scottish Ambulance Service at 9.10am this morning reporting a woman in labour at a house in Stonehaven. The ambulance crew asked their emergency partners at Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to assist within gaining …

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Income figures don't show true picture

Commenting on the figures, NFUS president, Nigel Miller, said: "The sun may have shone for most of 2014, but these headline figures only hint at the real challenge that many Scottish farm businesses have had to face up to in the past year. "Brutal …

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Scottish weather: Country feels the full force of the arctic blast as heavy …

Take a look at the unpredictable Scottish weather in our gallery below. VIEW GALLERY. Take a look at these amazing pictures that show Scotland as a winter wonderland . And check out 40 amazing pictures that'll show your friends Scotland is even more …

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New Scottish Welfare Fund statistics show level of applications from Argyll

'The Scottish Welfare Fund is a lifeline for people to buy the everyday items or cover basic living costs that so many of us take for granted. 1,460 households in Argyll & Bute have now been helped by the Scottish Welfare Fund in its first 18 months of …

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Lost work by Scottish colourist Cadell found on back of painting

A lost painting by one of the Scottish Colourists has been discovered on the reverse of another artwork. Francis Cadell's depiction of ''George Street and Charlotte Square'' was whitewashed over and the canvas was reused by the son of another colourist …

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Interview: Scottish Greens candidate for Central Ayrshire says she would help …

I have always been interested in political change around peace, nuclear power and social justice. The Scottish Parliament has been very encouraging. It has made politics seem far less remote and being a politician seems more attainable than it once was.

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I laughed at viewers saying Broadchurch's Tennant is too Scottish, are some …

My fury didn't last long though as I got my revenge on those handful of intolerant cabbies by paying them from my stash of Scottish notes I saved for such special occasions. There is nothing on this earth that sends London taxi drivers over the edge …

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Bygones: Can you spot the future Scottish football international in this Derby …

Bygones: Can you spot the future Scottish football international in this Derby school line-up? By Derby Telegraph | Posted: January 29, 2015. The curtains in the background certainly help to date this Wren Park School football team to 1979. Scot …

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Scottish exports rise

SCOTTISH manufactured export volumes rose by 1.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter during the three months to September, official figures have shown. SCOTTISH manufactured export volumes rose by 1.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter during the three months to …

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Rangers can upset Celtic in Scottish League Cup semi-final, just like Bradford …

Former Rangers boss Alex McLeish has told the current Ibrox team to copy the example set by Bradford and Middlesbrough as they set out to stun Celtic. Kenny McDowall's Scottish Championship side are as long as 6-1 with the bookmakers ahead of next …

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Sturgeon puts Europe at the heart of SNP campaign

Speaking at a media briefing in Westminster today (Wednesday), Scottish National Party leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that the SNP's General Election campaign would stress the importance of Scotland's place in the European Union – and …

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Microsoft Office Heads North Of The Border With Scottish Gaelic Support

“This is the result of several months of hard work with our partners at the at Bòrd na Gàidhlig and we are proud that Scottish Gaelic speakers will now be able to use the features of Microsoft Office in their preferred language,” said Chris Forrest …

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Scottish communities should have a say on how to beat poverty – Marco Biagi

A report released by the Scottish Parliament's Local Government and Regeneration Committee this week noted the vital role of CPPs, but expressed concern that local communities are not sufficiently involved in the decisions being made and said CPPs were …

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Celtic vs Rangers… Scottish football's most intense rivalry was the most …

Those who were there are hardly likely to forget some of the more shameful scenes. Fans on both sides, as well as neutral bystanders, can only hope that the return of Scottish football's most intense rivalry doesn't create the kind of febrile fury that …

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Tesco's closures put 326 Scottish jobs at risk

MORE than 300 jobs are at risk after Tesco said it would be closing four Scottish stores over the coming months in a move described by union leaders as a “devastating” blow for workers. The group announced earlier this month it was bringing down the …

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Jackie McNamara won't Dundee United team-talk for Scottish League Cup semi …

Jackie McNamara will be at Hampden on Saturday aiming to pen a footballing fairytale with a Dundee United team chasing a first Scottish League Cup victory since 1980. But it's not that long ago the 41-year-old was dreaming of the silver screen and not …

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TV cameras to be allowed in Scottish court rooms

Television cameras have been allowed into Scottish courts on a number of occasions over the past few years. The retrial of Nat Fraser for the murder of his wife Arlene in 1998 was filmed by Channel 4 in 2012 and shown as The Murder Trial the following …

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Snell to write set work for Scottish Open

Because the piece was for a Scottish contest, my mind turned in that direction quite naturally because I had lived in the West of Scotland between the ages of 9 and 16, and had many formative musical experiences there, before going on to study in London.”.

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Scottish Flashback: Murrayfield in the snow, 1963

WITH the RBS Six Nations tournament nearly upon us and the country gripped by snowy weather, we thought we'd combine the two for our Scottish Flashback. The original Murrayfield was opened in March 1925. Before then, rugby internationals had been …

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