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Scottish gold medalist Hannah Miley meets the man who reduced her to tears …

As he grieved for Elenor, Ken's spirits were lifted by watching Hannah defend the 400m medley title she won in Delhi and become the first Scot to win Commonwealth gold in a Scottish pool. He said yesterday: “The similarities were uncanny. Hannah even …

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Argyll News: Scottish National Party selects candidate for by …

With candidates already selected by the Conservative and Labour parties for the by-election in Ward 5, Oban North and Lorn, the Scottish National Party has now.

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Saturday's Scottish gossip

Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk has told Celtic he wants to leave the Scottish champions. (Daily Express). But chief executive Peter Lawwell insists he will fight to keep the 23-year-old at Celtic Park. (Herald). Former Ibrox director Dave King has …

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#IceBucketChallenge leaves Scottish island without water …

With the Ice Bucket Challenge going viral worldwide, water scarcity has also come under the spotlight even in water abundant places such as Scotland, where a whole island was cut off from the water supply over the hashtag activism craze. … Keep up with the news by installing RT's extension for . Never miss a […]

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Scottish independence, seen from England

Sir, Over the past year I have found myself moving towards being a Yes supporter. I am English, so this is academic, but the more I examine where England is as a nation, the more I am appalled at the failure of socio-economic neo-liberalism that …

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Referendum: Scottish citizens selling votes on eBay

It is my personal YES or NO vote for the upcoming Scottish Referendum in September. "I for one, do not give a flying monkeys about any of this. This could be the deciding vote. Who knows? I am a hard working Scottish citizen with a house, a gorgeous …

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Profits leap at Scottish Salmon Company

The Scottish Salmon Company said a combination of a good harvest and strong prices had led to a record first half for the group. Revenues in the first three months of the year were 48% ahead of 2013, and the trend continued in the second quarter when …

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Glasgow Warriors name team to play London Scottish

SCOTLAND internationals Tommy Seymour, Alex Dunbar, Henry Pyrgos, Gordon Reid, Kevin Bryce, Tim Swinson, Chris Fusaro and Adam Ashe all return to the Warriors team to play London Scottish at Richmond Athletic Ground tomorrow (kick-off 3pm).

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Scottish independence and the future of the BBC

In its white paper on independence, the Scottish Government outlines three priorities for broadcasting in an independent Scotland – there should be more programmes made in, and about, Scotland, current channels broadcast in Scotland should remain …

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Independence – business leaders come out in support

Firstly, that policies enacted by an independent Scottish government would be more attuned to the needs of entrepreneurs and businesses big and small based north of the border. Alex Salmond, the First Minister, has for example said that business tax …

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Scotland Celebrates Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight at …

Home / News / Scotland Celebrates Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight at Speciality … Blessed with a clean environment, skilled producers and a flair for innovation, Scotland produces some of the best produce in the world.

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New Leadership for the Scottish Fishermen's Federation …

SCOTLAND, UK – Ross Dougal has been elected as the new President of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) at its annual general meeting. … News. New Leadership for the Scottish Fishermen's Federation. 28 August …

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Scottish independence: Yes poll up after TV debate

Of the 1,001 Scottish residents over 16 who were surveyed, 47.6% said they were planning to vote No on September 18 – down from 50.3% three weeks ago, while support for independence rose from 37.2% to 41.6%. The number of Scots still undecided fell …

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Hugh Green: the quiet man of Scottish art

A few beacons of the artistic establishment may have passed through Bridge of Allan over the past couple of hundred years – Charles Rennie Mackintosh amongst them – but few have cast such a meticulous gaze on this historic town and its surroundings as …

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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond says Eurosceptics 'damaging Scotland'

The Scottish first minister has claimed the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland. Alex Salmond said the prospect of an in/out referendum risked Scotland being "dragged out" of the EU. On Thursday, CBI director …

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Scottish referendum votes put up for sale on eBay

For many people in Scotland, the looming question of independence inspires strong feelings either towards or against breaking away. But as millions prepare to cast their 'yes' or 'no' vote, some, it seems, are willing to give up their chance for a say …

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EU migrants urged to back Scots independence bid

Scottish independence campaigners are bidding to sway the country's 160000 migrants from other EU countries towards the independence. … Section. Headline News. Tags. Referendum · UK. Related. One month to go: …

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Scottish NHS 'failing to meet key targets'

Neil added: 'It has been deeply disappointing to witness Labour politicians in Scotland trying to fool Scottish voters that the Tories and NHS privatisation pose no threat to public service budgets. South of the border, Labour in England and Wales are …

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Call for more data on Scottish disabled children

A charity campaigner has called for better information on the number of Scottish children with a disability. Ann Maxwell said the official data currently available was five years out of date. She said this made it harder for children, parents and …

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Scotland's pro-independence campaign gains on final TV debate – poll

LONDON (Reuters) – Support for Scottish independence has risen by 4 percent after the final TV debate before a breakaway referendum in less than three weeks' time, one opinion poll showed on Friday, halving the anti-independence campaign's lead.

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Walks in the UK: Stac Pollaidh, Scottish Highlands

Stac Pollaidh, Scottish Highlands. Length: 2.5 miles. Walking time: 2 hour. Difficulty: Moderate. Starting point: Stac Pollaidh car park. Description: This circular walk climbs one of Scotland's most popular mountains, Stac Pollaidh, with its …

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Scottish engineering orders hit by further dip in exports

Scottish engineering firms have reported a fall in orders for the first time in six quarters, as exports continued to slip. Industry body Scottish Engineering's latest quarterly review also found output and prices dropped over the last three months …

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Quiz: Are you Scottish enough to vote in the independence referendum?

ARE you Scottish enough to vote in September's independence referendum? Well now you can find out with the Scottish Nationality Test. The test does not seek to take sides in the Independence debate; it will merely help you decide whether you should …

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'LGBT Yes' campaign aims to enshrine equality in Scottish constitution

The 'Yes LGBT' group for Scottish independence is set to hold an event outlining proposals to enshrine equality in a written constitution. YES LGBT and MSP Patrick Harvie will host the conference on Monday in Glasgow, and will address issues such as …

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Scottish referendum: People have been trying to sell their votes on eBay

PA. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. A number of Scottish voters have been caught by the Electoral Commission trying to sell their referendum votes on eBay. But how much would it cost for either party to …

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Scottish Independence For Sale On Ebay For As Little As £1.04

This is my very own unique piece of British History! It is my personal YES or NO vote for the upcoming Scottish Referendum in September. This could be the deciding vote. Who knows? I am a hard working Scottish citizen with a house, a gorgeous wife and …

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Scottish Independence: Police investigate people selling votes on eBay

A number of Scottish residents are being investigated after trying to sell their ballot papers online. Voters have listed their voting slips for the upcoming Independence Referendum on eBay claiming to offer buyers “a unique piece of Scottish history.”.

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Police investigate as Scottish referendum votes are advertised for sale on eBay

It is my personal YES or NO vote for the upcoming Scottish Referendum in September. "I for one, do not give a flying monkeys about any of this. This could be the deciding vote. Who knows? I am a hard working Scottish citizen with a house, a gorgeous …

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Police investigate attempt to sell Scottish vote papers on eBay

Scottish police are investigating attempts by Scottish voters to auction their independence referendum ballot papers on eBay after the Electoral Commission alerted them to a listing. A Police Scotland spokesperson said the force could not comment on a …

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A very Scottish dinner for the Prime Minister

Mr S could not help think that last night's Scottish CBI dinner looked a little dreary and frankly a bit 'budget'. The PM was coming to town; could they not have strung up some bunting at the very least? There was good reason the whole thing looked …

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Scottish Independence Poll Shows Yes Closing The Gap After Second Debate

Of the 1,001 Scottish residents over 16 who were surveyed for the poll, 47.6% said they were planning to vote No on September 18 – down from 50.3% three weeks ago, while support for independence rose from 37.2% to 41.6%. The number of Scots still …

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Scottish Independence 'Yes' Voters' Abuse Prompts Labour MP To Suspend …

An anti-independence Scottish MP has suspended his tour of the country after being pelted with eggs, citing security fears over "co-ordinated abuse" from the Yes voters. Labour MP Jim Murphy was egged by a Yes supporter in Kirkcaldy, Fife, yesterday …

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Independence Could Leave Scotland In 'Financial Mess', Warn Experts

The report says: "The risk that an independent Scotland might get into a financial mess and, regardless of the formal currency arrangements, rUK (rest of UK) might feel the need to bail out the Scottish financial system, could prove to have a greater …

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Scottish seats hard to win – PM

The Prime Minister said he hopes to win some seats, increasing the party's Scottish representation at Westminster from its current single MP, but winning a majority in Scotland is going to be a "tough call". Mr Cameron has to head off the threat of …

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Scottish independence: Jim Murphy suspends campaign tour

"In the past 10 days or so, the Yes Scotland campaign has organised mobs to turn up at every meeting that I'm taking part in to try and silence undecided voters and to try and intimidate me," said the Scottish MP, who pointed to evidence on social …

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