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Tories could lose Scottish MEP seat to Ukip

Ukip is closing in on the Conservatives in Scotland and could take the only Scottish European Parliament seat held by David Cameron's party in elections next month, according to a new poll. Nigel Farage's party is widely tipped to make gains at the …

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Scottish skin cancer rates soar

The advent of the package holiday and the fashion for tans has seen skin cancer rates soar since the 1970s, according to Cancer Research UK. Around 18 people in every 100,000 in Scotland are diagnosed with malignant melanoma annually compared to …

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Animal welfare charity rescues beagle found in 'poor condition'

The Scottish SPCA was called to rescue Bernie late on Wednesday after a member of the public found him in St Fergus near Peterhead. Bernie, who is estimated to be between eight and eleven years old, is now in the care of the charity's Aberdeenshire …

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Funding applications for young people's projects in the Scottish Borders sought

Youth Chex is part of SBC's Scottish Borders Youth Voice, an initiative which aims to empower 12-25 year olds by supporting them to take part in youth-led activities. Youth Chex funding has previously been awarded to a diverse range of projects …

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Scottish football: Hamilton striker Mickael Antoine-Curier targets …

Hamilton striker Mickael Antoine-Curier is eager for the Scottish Championship club to finish the season on a high and clinch promotion automatically. Saturday's 2-1 win over Alloa means the Accies are now a point clear of Dundee in the race to secure …

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Heriot's defeat Glasgow Hawks to win Scottish Cup in style

Published 21/04/2014 12:00. Print this. Centre Keith Buchan crowned a first season at Heriot's by helping lift the Scottish rugby Cup and immediately hailed a 31-10 victory over Glasgow Hawks at Cumbernauld as highlight of a notable sporting career so far.

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WEN IN ENGLAND: Adventuring through Scotland – The …

WEN IN ENGLAND: Adventuring through Scotland. April 17, 2014 by The Wellesley News Leave a Comment. By Wenyan Deng '15 … Our first two days were rather relaxed and spent visiting the important tourist places, including the Sir Walter Scott monument, the Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Museum, Holyrood Palace and […]

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The RSPB: News: RSPB Scotland searches for top …

Nature of Scotland Awards set to celebrate people and projects that protect wildlife and nature.

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Scottish League One round up: Airdrie safe as win condemns East Fife to …

Scottish League One round up: Airdrie safe as win condemns East Fife to relegation dogfight. Apr 21, 2014 09:47; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. EAST FIFE are now just a point off the bottom spot as Arbroath won 2-0 at …

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Scottish League two round up: Stirling stutter in play-off drive as Berwick …

RYAN McCANN reckons Scottish football's poor finances will ensure League One is packed full of quality next season. The Peterhead midfielder helped his side avoid a title celebration hangover in victory over 10-man Albion Rovers. And he said: “With the …

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The RSPB: News: RSPB Scotland welcome decision to …

RSPB Scotland has today welcomed the decision by the Court of Session in Scotland to reject Trump International's challenge to Scottish Ministers' decision to approve a windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen.

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CBI boss defends commission move « Shropshire Star

The head of the CBI has expressed "considerable regret" at the withdrawal of Scottish Government agencies as members of the business group after it registered with the Electoral Commission backing a "no" vote in the …

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BATTLE NEWS Easter 2014 on two fronts: Scotland and …

Dear All In the last Battle News I talked mainly about the 'Scottish front' and have to again today. Sorry to harp on, but what happens north of the border this summer remains critical to achieving success in this 2014 battle for …

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Alex Salmond's separatist paradise will turn many of its own into foreigners

A wobble, or a game-changer? The latest opinion polls for the Scottish independence referendum are worrisome, especially for those of us whose dislike of the potential split is matched only by the depth of our subconscious assumption – that Scotland …

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Scottish hopefuls have medals in their sights at satellite venue

The title of most successful Scottish women at a Commonwealth Games was one she took from her own mother, Shirley, who won gold, silver and two bronze at the 1994 and 1998 games. Her father, Donald, also competed at the Manchester Games in 2002 …

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Gordon Brown to highlight independence 'threat … – Express

Mr Brown said: "In every speech since the referendum was announced, I have argued that the strongest case for the Union and the greatest benefit to Scottish people is that we pool and share risks and resources across the United Kingdom. "In Glasgow, I will present detailed findings …. todays-paper. Sunday, 20th April 2014. See […]

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Scottish independence: Lotto winners' £1m for Yes

Scottish independence: Lotto winners' £1m for Yes. The Weirs agreed to pay a seven-figure sum to the pro-independence campaign. Picture: Neil Hanna. by ANDREW WHITAKER. Published on the 21 April 2014 00:00. Published 21/04/2014 00:00.

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Scottish Independence Yes Vote Gains Ground On No Campaign

The campaign for Scottish independence is gaining ground with five months to go until the referendum, according to new polls. The gap between the two sides has narrowed, suggesting a two-point swing could be enough to secure a "yes" vote on September …

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Scottish Enterprise, Visit Scotland leave CBI – The Punch

Breaking News, information and opinion in Nigeria. April 20th, 2014. Facebook · RSS Feed · Twitter · Google Plus · wemagif … Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation Confederation of British Industry after it formally backed the campaign against independence, the British Broadcasting Corporation reported on Sunday. A […]

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Britain's biggest lottery winners back the break-up of Britain

Colin and Christine Weir gave £1 million to the Scottish National Party soon after their EuroMillions win, and the same amount to the Yes Scotland campaign last year. In recent months, they are said to have donated another £2 million to Alex Salmond's …

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Scottish Football – Hutton out to prove worth

Scottish Football – Hutton out to prove worth. Midfielder Kyle Hutton is determined to use the final three matches of Rangers' season to fight for his future at the club. PA Sport – 10 hours ago. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 0. Print. Kyle Hutton is …

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Snooker World Championships 2014: Welsh potter Ryan Day shocks Scottish …

Welsh qualifier Ryan Day ensured Stephen Maguire tumbled out of the Dafabet World Championship in an all-too-familiar heartbreaking fashion. For the third time in the last four years, and on a night of high drama at the Crucible, former world number …

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Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high

Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high. SKIN cancer survival rates are at their highest in history, despite record numbers of people now being diagnosed with the disease. By: Rod Mills. Published: Sun, April 20, 2014. Caroline Begg was …

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Queen's Awards celebrated by 10 Scottish businesses

An Argyll seafood processor and an Isle of Bute textile firm are among 10 Scottish businesses to win prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise. Loch Fyne Oysters has been recognised for outstanding overseas sales growth over the past three years.

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A response to Professor Colin Kidd's interview in the St …

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

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Lottery couple who won £161m donate £4m to Scotland's …

A spokeswoman for the Weirs, the SNP and Yes Scotland yesterday declined to comment on details of the donations published in a Sunday newspaper. It came as Scottish Government agencies Scottish Enterprise and …

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Liam Fox urges foreign states to help fight Scottish … – Express

FORMER Defence Secretary Liam Fox has urged foreign governments to speak out against Scottish independence. … News of his comments came as a poll showed the gap tightening between the Yes and No camps.

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Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high | UK …

Sadly more and more people in Scotland are being diagnosed with malignant melanoma. But the good news is survival is amongst the highest for any cancer.” Better detection is also responsible for increasing rates.

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Henri Anier: Leigh Griffiths case should be dealt with immediately by Scottish FA

Henri Anier fears Motherwell will end up suffering rough justice because of how long it has taken for Leigh Griffiths to face an SFA hearing. The Celtic striker came off the bench to score in Saturday's thrilling 3-3 draw at Fir Park but could now miss …

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Rugby – Scottish Rugby Club Finals Day

It was Scottish Rugby's Finals' Day on Saturday and five Edinburgh-ish based teams had made it through to the six finals on offer. Moving away from the wide open spaces at Murrayfield – lack of a playing surface probably playing a part as well …

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A Scottish tall storey reprieve – in pictures

Plans to demolish distinctive tower blocks in Glasgow as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scrapped. Since 2007, Glaswegian photographer and film-maker Chris Leslie has been documenting the condemned and disappearing …

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Scottish Golf View – Golf News from Around the World: TOP …

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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COMMENT: Patriotism not nationalism is basis for … – Express

It does not help Scotland get its way in the world to leave the one country with the unique influence of being in the EU, UN Security Council, NATO, the Commonwealth and the G8. We are a generous people and it does not help the world's poorest nations …. todays-paper. Sunday, 20th April 2014. See […]

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Scottish Independence: Gordon Brown warns of pensions black hole if Scots …

I will set out a positive, forward-looking case for the best future for Scotland, showing how in areas such as pensions it makes good sense to combine having a Scottish parliament with being part of Britain.” He will be speaking for the first time for …

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Pictured: The moment a Scottish expat agrees to be covered in four Burmese …

But not Scottish ex-pat Ian Maclean, who gets four Burmese pythons to wriggle over his body as part of a bizarre – and brave – treatment. Mr Maclean, originally from Helensburgh, in Argyll and Bute, uses the slithery reptiles at a zoo to 'cure' an old …

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