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Old Firm clash to reach one of Scottish footballs biggest worldwide audiences

While many of the nations provide SPFL football highlights on a regular basis, it will be a first screening for the Scottish game this season in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

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Cameras could be allowed in Scottish courts

Some court cases could be shown live on television under proposals put forward by Scotland's judges. Their report has recommended sentencing statements by judges and sheriffs could be shown. The review group, chaired by Lady Dorrian, also backed the …

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Preocanin back to add weight to London Scottish

London Scottish: Peter Lydon; Matt Williams, Matt Hawke, Connor Braid, Miles Mantella; Dan Newton, Jamie Stevenson; James Hallam, Adam Kwasnicki, Max Maidment, Josh Thomas Brown, Adam Preocanin, James Phillips, Chevvy Pennycook, Mark Bright …

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Scottish marine life: Seals, dolphins, whales and sharks.. you can see them …

The Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay is a great place for spotting the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins, as well as other marine sealife. Aberdeen harbour is another area where the chance to catch sight of these marine mammals is high, particularly …

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Scottish government drops tougher A&E waiting target

The Scottish government has abandoned plans to reintroduce a tougher waiting time target for A&E departments, BBC Scotland can reveal. Currently, emergency departments have to treat 95% of patients within four hours – a target never met. This was a …

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Scottish marine policy 'not fit for purpose', say MSPs

Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs have said. Holyrood's environment committee said it was "deeply disappointed" with the national marine plan – which has …

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Suspicion and surveillance have no place in Scottish universities

The Church of Scotland described the legislation as "ill-advised" and joined students who said they feared it would introduce suspicion and surveillance to university campuses in calling on the Scottish Government to mitigate any potential impact on …

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Gordon Brown: Scottish Labour's secret weapon in general election

Sources said he was keen to see Mr Miliband, who worked for him for a decade, succeed, as well as new Scottish Labour leader jJm Murphy. But it is thought that the ex-Labour leader, who is standing down as MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath, will only be …

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Cheshire East Council raps Scottish Power over Nantwich roadworks disruption

Scottish Power has suspended works on London Road in Nantwich after complaints about traffic control and parked vehicles. The works began this week as part of a £3.9 million project by SP Energy Networks to upgrade supplies to Nantwich and Stapeley.

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Brother of Scottish IS beheading victim: I'll never forget look of horror on …

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released by Islamic State (IS) militants. The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released …

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John Smith's Scottish Triumph Hurdle Trial: Hargam on trial at Musselburgh

Views from connections ahead of Sunday's John Smith's Scottish Triumph Hurdle Trial, featuring the promising Hargam. Connections of Hargam feel the expected better ground at Musselburgh on Sunday will see the four-year-old in his best light when he …

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Tesco to close four Scottish stores as part of wider 43-store closure plan

Supermarket giant Tesco is to close a superstore in Kirkcaldy, a Homeplus in Edinburgh, Express outlet in Troon and a Metro store in Grangemouth as part of a wider 43 store closure plan. The move will see a total of 2,000 jobs go across the UK, with …

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Scottish Government to undertake major review of night and weekend GP …

Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing & Sport. THE Scottish Government have announced a major review of out-of-hours NHS care. Health Secretary Shona Robison said as well as looking at how to improve the service at night and over …

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Letter: John Hibbs's fight against Scottish railway closure

John Hibbs was best known in Scotland for the Transport in the Borders report he produced for David Steel, then Liberal MP for Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles, in late 1968. It represented a last-ditch attempt to salvage something from the impending …

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Hold back rents says STFA

Responding, a spokesman for Scottish Land and Estates said: "It is good practice for landlords and tenants to understand the challenges facing each other's respective businesses and the situation in the dairy sector has had much publicity. "In this …

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Action plan for Argyll

This followed on from a meeting held last week when dairy farmers from Argyll and the Islands, and NFUS representatives, met with CabSec Richard Lochhead at the Scottish Parliament. This week's meeting, held in Campbeltown, saw more than 50 local …

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Jim Murphy: the Scottish Nationalists are 'sluggish, lethargic and off the pace'

Mr Murphy refused to be drawn on whether he would quit his Westminster seat in order to fulfil his pledge to serve as a Member of the Scottish Parliament, even raising the suggestion that he could remain Scottish leader while not being either an MP or MSP.

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Grassroots Awards celebrate the best in the South-West Region

Designed to support and recognise the work of clubs who have the desire to be the very best they can be, the Scottish FA Quality Mark accreditation programme aims to improve and support club structures concerning management, development, …

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Record FC Dundee: Hamilton game this weekend means more than Scottish …

BLOGGER Gary Cocker would love a cup run but believes that league business is more important to Dens Park side. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. SNS. Dundee and Hamilton go head to head this weekend. THE next two weeks could make or break our …

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Semi-Finalists Announced for Scotland's Toughest Chef …

Home / News / Semi-Finalists Announced for Scotland's Toughest Chef Competition … Each competitor has three-and-a-half hours to present a four-course meal for four covers to some of Scotland's toughest culinary judges.

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Draw a Line in the Sand for more powers to the Scottish Parliament

I am going to take you back to around 10 days before voting day for the Referendum on Scottish Independence. A poll by YouGov/Sunday Times taken between the 2nd and 5th September that showed for the first time that the Yes camp have a lead of 2%.

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Kirkpatrick Durham motorbike enthusiast planning sidecar tours in Scottish …

A tourism operator believes there is plenty of v-room in the area for a new venture – motorcycle sidecar tours. Alan Jamieson, from Kirkpatrick Durham, is looking to take tourists round the area using a pair of motorbikes in a business that would be a …

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Action on A&E and primary care welcomed

The SNP is today welcoming today's announcement of a review of out-of-hours primary care services and a new approach to unscheduled care as further evidence of the Scottish Government's commitment to protecting and improving Scotland's NHS.

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Succession signs two Scottish firms in £200m boost

IFA consolidator Succession Advisory Services has signed up two more firms bringing its total assets under management to £10 billion. Edinburgh Investment Consultants and Falkirk-based Tom Munro Financial Solutions have joined Succession bringing in …

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SNP begins biggest ever members consultation

“The referendum reenergised Scottish politics, bringing citizens and politicians closer together than at any previous time in our nation's history. It is important that this engagement continues to blossom – and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been …

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Leap in Scottish Salmon Exports

Exports of Scottish salmon are expected to reach nearly £480 million for 2014, thanks to growth in emerging markets in the Far East and improved demand in France. Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2015. Source: Fishupdate.com. After a 36 per cent increase in 2013 …

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UK: Scottish moratorium and planning delay dent …

Scotland on Wednesday blocked the granting of permits for fracking and a local English council delayed a decision on two projects, casting doubt on British Prime Minister David Cameron's shale gas ambitions. … energy-pedia general news. United Kingdom flag United Kingdom …

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Blues name side for Scottish clash

We need to front up to teams like London Scottish and make sure we get a positive result especially in front of the home crowd.” Club captain Nick Fenton-Wells return from injury to take a place on the bench while Mike Le Bourgeois and Jake Sharp …

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Kirsten Oswald to stand for Scottish National Party

SCOTTISH National Party candidate Kirsten Oswald believes that MPs must prioritise the needs of their constituents. HOPEFUL: Kirsten Oswald joined the SNP in June. The second candidate to be announced, Ms Oswald says she will keep her “finger on the …

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Stevi Ritchie: there's a bit of Scottish in me, I want my own TV show and I …

It wasn't because Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fenandez Versini returned to the hot seat. Nor was it because mouthy Spice Girl Melanie Brown brought a refreshing perspective to the judging panel. It was simply down to the fact that a legend was born …

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Rise in number of Scottish university applications

They reveal that a total of 45,100 Scottish students have applied for a higher education place across the UK. Education Secretary Angela Constance said: “The latest Ucas figures make for hugely encouraging reading. Recent years have already seen record …

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Scotland Season Ticket on sale NOW – Scottish Football …

News. Share via Facebook; Share via MySpace; Share via StumbleUpon; Share via Delicious; Share via Digg; Share via Twitter … News, Fixtures and Results, Every Game. Every Goal, Fans' Social Stream, Social, Archives, …

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Ryan Runcie missing: Search for Scottish teenager last seen 30 miles from home

Ryan Runcie is described as being of slim build, 6ft 4in tall, with long brown hair. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Police Scotland. Ryan Runcie. POLICE are searching for a 16-year-old boy who went missing from home yesterday.. Ryan Runcie was last …

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Northampton Town & County Scottish Association celebrate Burns Night with …

The evening continued with a variety of Scottish country dancing to the music of Peter Scatterty, with many joining in – even though it was a new experience for some. All in all it was a very happy evening with colourful kilts and sashes swinging.

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Scottish Secretary welcomes Coastal Communities grant to Campbeltown …

This week has seen the futures of coastal towns and villages across Scotland boosted from £9.58m of UK government funding through the Coastal Communities fund. The announcement of the specific awards was made on a visit to Rothesay by Chief …

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