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Three debuts up for Scottish crime prize

The shortlist for the third annual Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year features three debut novels. Neil Broadfast's Falling Fast (Saraband), about a story-hungry journalist investigating the secrets of Edinburgh's political culture, is up against …

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Derry man accused of Scottish nightclub attack that left victim with serious …

A man from Londonderry is accused of a late night attack outside a Scottish nightclub that left the victim with serious head injuries. Also in this Section. Man charged with nightclub assault · Unionist mayor defiant over attacks · Services to mark war …

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Scottish artist unveils artwork at her wedding

An Aberdeen artist has revealed her most personal and secretive artwork – at her own wedding. And her new husband Gareth Williams saw the finished portrait, of himself and his wife Nicole Porter, for the first time yesterday. The couple were married in …

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Glasgow 2014: Tiny town at heart of Scottish wrestling supplies more Games …

Glasgow 2014: Tiny town at heart of Scottish wrestling supplies more Games wrestlers than many Commonwealth nations. Jul 29, 2014 16:35; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. THE town of Tullibody in Clackmannanshire, with a population of less the …

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Scottish Open raises more than £70000 for children's charity

Fundraising efforts during the Scottish Open have resulted in more than £70,000 being raised to help sick children across the north-east. The generosity of golfing stars, local businesses and the public during the prestigious golf tournament at Royal …

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New figures reveal sustained growth in Scottish property market

The Scottish property market has shown sustained growth over the last year, according to new figures. Registers of Scotland have revealed that the number of residential properties sold in Scotland in the first quarter was up 22.4% compared to the same …

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Lab Members in the News…Rachel Chavkin | Soho Rep.

2010/2011 Writer/Direct Lab alum Rachel Chavkin, along with her company the TEAM, is currently working in collaboration with the National Theatre of Scotland on The Scottish Enlightenment Project. New-Picture-2. Rachel …

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Scottish Independence Would Trigger Economic Crisis Worse Than Banking …

Danny Alexander, the Lib Dem chief secretary to the treasury who is himself Scottish, warned Scots that is they voted for independence and were worried about the impact of the Coalition government's austerity cuts, "You ain't seen nothing yet". He …

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Surgeons remove sex toy from woman's body after ten years

If you've got questions, spotted an inaccuracy or just want to share some ideas about our news service, please email us on web@stv.tv. Download: The STV News app is Scotland's favourite and is available for iPhone from …

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Scottish hip-hop Stanley Odd added to Malawi Lake of Stars …

Will Jameson, founder of LOS, revealed the news a day after the group's performance with Malawian artists Tay Grin, Mafilika and The Very Best at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Festival in Scotland over the weekend.

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Scottish Premiership: The SFA is investigating the costs of introducing …

The head of the Scottish Football Association referees will investigate the costs of introducing vanishing spray to help senior referees in Scotland. Officials have been gearing up for the new campaign by going through intense physical and mental …

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East Fife Youth Academy achieve Legacy Level

Lorna McAuley, Head of East Fife Youth Academy, said: "When I became head of the academy, we looked at the Scottish FA Quality Mark criteria and it was evident we were ready to move up to the next level. We decided that the club had it in our capacity …

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Two pups named after Scottish Commonwealth athletes seeking new homes

Two abandoned Cocker Spaniel puppies named after gold-medal winning Commonwealth Games cyclists are up for adoption. The stray dogs at Battersea's Old Windsor Dogs and Cats Home were named after Aberdeen cyclist Neil Fachie and his pilot Craig …

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Food for Thought: Scottish independence?

An educational charity called WORLDwrite contacted Lib Dem Voice recently with a link to their programme below. This was made by WORLDbytes, which is a “unique online Citizen TV channel set up and run by the education charity WORLDwrite. Dedicated …

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Scottish FA to host International C-Licence Course

Scottish FA Coach Education has long been regarded as a benchmark for coaching excellence and in recent years we have been inundated with requests from Scottish and foreign coaches living abroad wanting to continue their education. The difficulty has …

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Euro Crime: Awards News: Scottish Crime Book of the Year …

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: THE DEANSTON SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival and the Deanston Distillery are delighted to announce the shortlist for the third annual …

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Accommodation provider Snoozebox in boost from major Scottish events

Accommodation provider Snoozebox in boost from major Scottish events. Jul 29, 2014 12:17; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. TEMPORARY accommodation provider eyes sales lift in wake of ommonwealth Games, Edinburgh's Fringe Festival and the …

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Is Standard Life preparing a new headquarters outside Scotland?

Standard Life dealt a blow to the SNP leader Alex Salmond in February when it became the first big Scottish business to publicly warn that separation from the UK would damage its business. David Nish, chief executive of Standard Life, said the company …

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Another Scottish distillery goes green with switch to biomass

Rob Cormie, Group Operations Director, UK Green Investment Bank, said: "I am very pleased that we have been able to make another investment at a Scottish distillery, just a few weeks after we announced that we were making £5m available to fund these …

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Scottish Independence: Politicians Getting 'Soapbox Slots' at Edinburgh Fringe …

UK and European Union politicians will have the chance to tout their views on Scottish independence to an audience of culture vultures after Luath Press announced that it will hive off five minute 'soapbox' slots for each lawmaker at the Edinburgh …

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Scottish Independence: Scotland's Accelerating Housing Recovery Lifts 'No …

There is a rapid recovery in the Scottish housing market ahead of the independence referendum in what will likely be a boost for the 'No' campaign. Registers of Scotland said the number of residential properties sold during the first quarter was up 22 …

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How would Scottish independence affect the stock market?

"Thirdly, a “yes” vote may mean that the Bank of England would no longer act as lender of last resort," the analysts explained, adding that "there is likely to be uncertainty as to whether a Scottish central bank can provide a meaningful funding …

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Scottish schoolgirl becomes global star after bronze medal performance

It was only when they spotted her in the Queens Baton relay that they found out she would be competing at the Commonwealth Games here in Glasgow. Now their classmate is a global star after winning a bronze medal, and the hearts of millions, in the …

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Malaysian politicians claim it was offensive and disrespectful to Muslims to …

The Scottie dogs which stole the show at the spectacular Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow did not get quite as warm a reception with some Malaysian politicians. The animals which led each team in the parade of athletes at the event in …

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The Scottish independence debate should be about more than yes or no

There are still moments of clear and honest dialogue; no one can be too churlish about the best thing to happen in Scottish politics for a generation. But with only 50 days to the referendum, the independence debate has also grown tired and tetchy.

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Scottish wrestling twins Fiona and Donna Robertson could go up against each …

In a semi-final, at a home Games, in front of thousands of Scottish fans, this would be the biggest fight of their careers though. And yet when it all ends, the two of them will go back to their home in Hamilton and carry on exactly as before. Just …

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Scottish Amateur Championship: Bradley Neil out to get serious at Downfield

Bradley certainly does not have an easy run through the championship, with the chance he could meet former Scottish international and 2005 champion Glenn Campbell in an unofficial Blair club championship on Thursday, the veteran seeing off Scotscraig's …

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Scottish Fishing Industry to get £6 million Boost – The Fish Site

SCOTLAND, UK – Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFG) across Scotland are set to benefit from £1.4 million of research projects designed to improve and maintain their sustainable management measures. … News …

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Commonwealth Games 2014 Medal Table: Australia … – India

India | Latest India News | Get Free India.com Email | Live Cricket and · Home · Top n · Stream · Showbiz · Sports · Whatever · Gallery · Loudspeaker · CWG …. Commonwealth Games that are perceived secondary to the Summer Olympics will be hoping to revamp the old thoughts as the beautiful […]

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NUS calls for more women on Scottish university boards

Scottish universities must appoint more women to their boards or be forced to do so, according to student leaders. NUS Scotland said men dominate governing bodies despite women making up half of students and staff. The union said Freedom of Information …

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13-year-old Scottish Commonwealth Games medalist celebrates with Irn Bru and …

Formula 1 stars have champagne, but for a 13-year-old Scottish swimming bronze medallist Erraid Davies the ingredients of a sporting celebration are much simpler: a can of pop and a cake. The 100m breaststroke swimmer is the youngest competitor to …

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Fracking 'could boost Scottish economy'

The Scottish Government welcomed the study and said it would set up a working group to consider the panel's findings in more detail. Environmental campaigners claim the practice causes disruption and damaging development in the countryside, and can …

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Standard Life eyes London headquarters as Scottish vote nears

Standard Life is in talks to buy a large office development which could become its new headquarters if Scotland votes for independence in September. Standard Life is currently in talks with Quadrant Estates, CarVal Investors and Orion to buy 100 …

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Glasgow 2014: Day six Scottish interest at-a-glance

Glasgow 2014: Day six Scottish interest at-a-glance. Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Dates: 23 July – 3 August Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles. Team Scotland smashed one of …

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Tuesday's Scottish gossip

Celtic manager Ronny Deila is poised to buy Haiti international midfielder Jeff Louis from Nancy for £1.7m. (The Sun). Meanwhile, the club's new Norwegian forward, Jo Inge Berget, has declared himself ready for Wednesday's Champions League qualifier …

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