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Singing Kettle: Serving up unique blend of Scottish family fun

They are hanging up their kettle after more than three decades. Scots children's entertainers The Singing Kettle are calling it a day after this year's Christmas tour. But what was it about their shows that had children, parents and grandparents …

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Scottish independence: Labour in jobs vow

NEARLY 14,000 young people could benefit from Labour's “job guarantee” if Scotland remains in the UK, according to Shadow Scottish Secretary Margaret Curran. She will contrast the Labour jobs pledge with the one million jobs she says will be put at …

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As Scottish vote hots up, where are the referees?

Things have got so bad north of the border that police are being drafted in to guard polling stations for the Scottish referendum, held in just over a fortnight. But with such fear and loathing between rival camps, how long until international …

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Scottish star of 24 Ross McCall hopes he won't 'do a Louis' and throw up …

YOU would think that working alongside Jack Bauer would steady a man's nerves, but the Scottish star of hit TV series 24 says he's just hoping he can keep his breakfast down this weekend. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Twitter. Kiefer and Ross with …

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Scottish independence: Thousands in late rush to register to vote

Other areas, such as the Scottish Borders, Dundee, Highland, Angus, and Perth and Kinross said they have seen "unprecedented" numbers. In most areas, registration staff worked through the weekend and until midnight on Monday and will be working until …

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UK construction growth hits seven-month high; pound hurt by Scottish …

So what does this morning's jump in sterling volatility actually mean? Basically, it shows that the cost of hedging against the risk of the pound's value fluctuating wildly over the next month has risen. Traders are seeking protection against turmoil …

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Scottish Equity Partners, SSE and Lexington team up on infrastructure

SEP, a UK growth capital specialist, said it had raised £135 million for its first clean infrastructure fund and made its first transaction, buying SSE Pipelines – a division of Scottish utilities company SSE. Roughly £50 million of the £135 million …

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Scottish Independence Debt Ransom Will Lead to 'International Outcast' Status …

Scottish people will vote in an independence referendum on 18 September, 2014, and will be asked the straight "yes/no" question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" Scotland has a £150bn (€189bn, $250bn) economy but owns £100bn worth of …

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Scots 'should vote No for love of their families and country'

If you vote Yes on September 18 and Yes wins – you won't be any more Scottish on September 19th. None of us will be. “But you will have made Scotland that bit poorer. You will have denied Scots opportunities. You will have put all the advantages we …

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Mark McGhee: National team can bring back the feelgood factor to Scottish football

AFTER a desperate month on the continent for Scotland's top clubs the national team go in search of the biggest result of them all at the home of the newly-crowned world champions, Germany. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Daily Record. Mark McGhee.

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Scottish schoolgirl abandons university course to join fanatical Islamic State …

GLASGOW-BORN Aqsa Mahmood, 20, joined the Islamic fighters last year and is calling on Muslims to carry out a bloody atrocity on British streets. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Aqsa Mahmood. A PRIVATE schoolgirl from Scotland has stunned former …

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Scottish Independence: What effect on economy?

He says: “The economy of Edinburgh is the part of the Scottish economy that benefits most from being in the UK. “The financial services sector, the insurance and pensions sectors are so strong in Edinburgh, serving customers across the whole of the UK …

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Scottish independence: Better Together needs to ditch the bullied-kid act and …

Has there ever been a less convincing plea of victimhood than that currently being made by the defenders of the Union against Scottish nationalism? Listening to the self-pitying complaints of the Better Together campaign and its media backers, you …

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Alcohol price bid taken to Brussels

The body – a partnership of the Scottish Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties and the Royal College of Nursing – has hit out at what is sees as "the continued opposition by global alcohol producers to the implementation of Scotland's alcohol minimum …

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Bill Turnbull visits his Scottish journalistic roots

It is just two weeks until Scotland's referendum on independence, but it is not the first time a vote has been held on the nation's constitutional future. A ballot on the devolution of some powers from London to Edinburgh was held back in 1979. BBC …

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News Scottish Fashion Awards: Who Won What? – MTV UK

Dame Vivienne Westwood and David Gandy clean up at the glittering ceremony…

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Scottish independence: Poll puts Union on knife edge as …

… Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; Scottish independence: Poll puts Union on knife edge as Yes camp close the gap … Support for Scotland leaving the United Kingdom has risen according to new poll[PA]. Scotland's …

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Tuesday's Scottish gossip

The Scottish champions managed to salvage a deal to acquire the Serbia international Stefan Scepovic from Sporting Gijon after the player had turned Celtic down earlier in the day. (The Scotsman). Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee has vowed that …

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Scottish Independence: Vote 'No' If You Love Your Kids, Suggest Better …

The pro-union Better Together campaign has been attacked for a new poster campaign which urges people to vote against Scottish Independence if they love their family. The new posters, unveiled today, feature photos of families and carry slogans …

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Scottish independence referendum campaign – live

Scottish independence referendum campaign – live. LIVE updated. Ben Quinn. Tuesday 2 September 2014 05.46 EDT. Follow rolling coverage of events as the the registration deadline looms and the latest poll shows the yes-no gap closing. A union flag and …

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Scottish independence could threaten free tuition for its students

The Scottish government's policy of free tuition for Scottish students could be threatened if the country votes for independence later this month. Free tuition is currently granted to residents of other EU countries, but English, Welsh and Northern …

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Vivienne Westwood Scottish Fashion Awards honour

The designer, 73, who has influenced clothing design since the mid-70s when she unleashed her controversial punk designs on a unsuspecting public, was inducted in the awards' Hall of Fame for making a “significant contribution to Scottish fashion and …

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Support grows for Scottish independence according to poll …

SUPPORT for Scottish independence has surged in the last month, according to a new survey. … Scotland · Sunday · Home · News · UK; Scottish independence 'a real possibility' as support for No campaign plummets …

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Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant panda – Phys.org

"Giant panda Tian Tian is now past her due date and the evidence suggests that this may be bad news," said Iain Valentine, director of giant pandas for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. "She is still displaying some of …

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Edinburgh, review: oppressive

This was the last concert of the Edinburgh International Festival, and a farewell also for outgoing director Jonathan Mills. Mills has kept his two lives as director and composer well apart, but who could blame him for wanting to have one substantial …

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At a glance: Every deadline day transfer involving Scottish clubs

Transfer deadline day is marked on the calendars of football fans around the world, and there was plenty of movement in Scotland. Celtic were the most active Scottish club in the market, sending no less than four players out on loan, with Amido Bale …

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Scottish independence: Gordon Brown issues warning over UK debt

Former prime minister Gordon Brown has said an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt. In a speech in Coatbridge on Monday night, Mr Brown said refusing to take on debt would be …

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Scottish independence: Does the rest of the UK care?

With the Scottish referendum just weeks away, the rest of the UK is speaking up. Some want the union to stay intact; others think Scotland should go its own way. But how much do people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland care about what happens?

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Scottish Fashion Awards to honour Vivienne Westwood …

Scottish Fashion Awards to honour Vivienne Westwood, Dame Vivienne Westwood is set to be inducted into the Scottish Fashion Awards' 'Hall of Fame' at its ninth annual awards ceremony, which takes place tonight in London. … Fashion jobs, Fashion news and all other possible Fashion information fashion professionals need. Fashion design jobs in the UK […]

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Scottish Referendum: No Vote's Lead Narrows

The No vote's lead ahead of the Scottish Referendum has narrowed to just six points, according to a new poll. The YouGov poll suggests support for Scottish independence has risen eight points over the past month. The six-point lead for the No camp is …

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Hi-Five: Optimo Shares Five of Its Favorite Scottish Jams …

Considering all of their Scotland-centric activities, it's no stretch to refer to the men of Optimo as true aficionados of the country's leftfield music scene; as such, it makes sense that ahead of the duo's set at The Last Big …

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Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant panda ABN …

FILE- This is a Monday, Dec 16, 2013 file photo of giant panda named Tian Tian, seen exploring her enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland. Officials at Edinburgh Zoo said Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014 they believe a …

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British government says it has no contingency plans for possible Scottish …

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government said on Monday it was not drawing up contingency plans for a surprise vote in favour of Scottish independence, less than three weeks before Scotland holds a referendum on whether to leave the United Kingdom.

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Campaigner calls for Scottish border to reach the south bank of the Tyne

“The Scottish Parliament has proved that different ways of running public services are possible, including an NHS without the internal market, higher education without tuition fees, and, if there's a yes vote in the referendum, defence without the …

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Labour claims independence 'will cost Scottish defence jobs'

Shadow defence secretary Vernon Coaker says it is 'beyond doubt' that Scottish independence would cost defence jobs. Mr Coaker visited Rosyth shipyard to meet staff working on Royal Navy's aircraft carriers, and listen to their views on Scottish …

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