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18th century Scottish windmill set for revamp

He is joined by Sir Robin Biggam, the businessman and former chairman of the Independent Television Commission, who grew up in the town's Langshaw Crescent, and Lex Gold, a one-time executive director of the Scottish Premier League and chairman of …

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Scottish giants Celtic in hunt for Sunderland winger

Charis Mavrias in action for Sunderland Under 21 V Manchester City Under21 in the Barclays U21 Premier League. by Chris Young; chris.young@northeast-press.co.uk @youngsunecho. Published on the 28 January 2015 08:30. Published 28/01/2015 08:30 …

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Charlie Mann is planning a raid at Musselburgh on Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day

The Upper Lambourn trainer intends to run Seventh Sky in the Champions Novice Chase, with stablemate Superb Story in the Triumph Hurdle Trial. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Getty Images. Seventh Sky clears the last to win The Gerald Karn-Smith …

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The director behind award-winning Scottish military play Black watch is a huge …

JOHN Tiffany's latest show Let The Right One In opened at St Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn this week to glowing reviews – but he insists he's still inspired by Scots theatre tradition. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Jae Donnelly. John Tiffany. THE first …

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Scottish Independent Film Awards announced

Tartan Features has announced that the first ever Scottish Independent Film Awards will take place at the Tartan Features Film Festival in October. Brought to you by the people behind the Write Shoot Cut monthly short film screenings in Edinburgh and …

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Scottish courts to be opened up to television cameras and Twitter

Scottish court rooms are to be opened up to television cameras and Twitter under new reforms. Some court proceedings in Scotland will now be filmed for live television, following an announcement by a senior judge. The Lord President, Lord Gill, said …

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CENSIS launches search for Scottish research partner company

CENSIS, which brings together industry innovators and university researchers to collaborate on market-focused sensor and imaging systems (SIS) technologies, is targeting Scottish manufacturers and logistics companies looking to improve processes and …

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Snow expected in Scotland as Met Office issues warning

The Scottish Labour Party will today publish a bill at Westminster calling for the immediate transfer to Holyrood of job creation powers. Shadow Business Minister Ian Murray's bill would devolve responsibility for the work programme ahead of the …

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Scottish Government reiterates stance on Marischal Square plans

The Scottish Government has insisted it will not “call-in” plans for a controversial development in the centre of Aberdeen. Campaigners hoping to halt works on the £107million Marischal Square scheme are preparing to take their cause to Holyrood's …

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Farming Today

Radical reform proposals aimed at revitalising tenant farming in Scotland have been announced. Scottish farming minister, Richard Lochhead, explains why. Also the overhaul of TB testing system in England and Wales. We hear from Simon Hall, the Animal …

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Snow warning as icy blast set to hit UK on Wednesday

Peter: You do know there was a vote at Westminster this week regarding fracking? And guess what? Scottish Labour MPs abstained and Jim Murphy couldn't be bothered to even turn up. Lynn, Forfar: I hope you will point out that Jim Murphy didn't even …

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New powers for Scotland 'watered down' claim SNP — RT UK

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has accused Prime Minister David Cameron of “watering down” new powers promised to Scotland following the independence referendum last year. … Keep up with the news by installing RT's extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you. العربية […]

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Election 2015: Scottish political parties mark 100 days to vote

Scotland's political parties mark 100 days to go to the General Election by promoting some of their key messages. The SNP argues it can be a powerful voice promoting Scottish interests. Jim Murphy said Scottish Labour votes could "help end Tory rule …

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Scotland star Ryan Wilson condemned by Scottish Rugby chiefs after assault …

In a statement, Scottish Rugby said "This has been a wholly regrettable episode. Regardless of the verdict there is absolutely no place in the game, on or off the pitch, for the sort of behaviour that has led to criminal proceedings being taken. "Rugby …

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Scottish man gets new bionic arm | UK | News | Daily Express

A CRUSH survivor who lost his arm in a horrific accident is hoping for a new lease of life with a bionic replacement.

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Scotland rugby star guilty of assault while dressed as Batman

A SCOTTISH international rugby star has been fined £750 after assaulting another player while dressed as Batman on a Hallowe'en night out.

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Scottish Labour 'face disaster' – Daily Express

The Sky News projection placed the Tories on 265 seats and the SNP as potential kingmakers with 53 out of Scotland's 59 Westminster seats. Labour would lose 36 seats, leaving it with just five Scottish MPs. But asked if he …

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Scottish Recruitment Market gears up for 2015

Demand for skilled professionals will increase in 2015, according to research by recruitment firm Eden Scott. The outlook for the year is relatively optimistic despite a universal concern that finding suitable candidates will be much more challenging …

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Charlie Mann pair set for Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day at Musselburgh

Upper Lambourn trainer Charlie Mann is planning a two-horse raid at Musselburgh on Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day on Sunday. The Upper Lambourn trainer intends to take Seventh Sky for the John Smith's Future Champions Novice Chase, with …

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Shy Kiwi Hugh Blake out to prove himself to Scottish fans

Andy Robinson was so fond of pulling rabbits from the selection hat that his squad announcements were not so much a Who's Who of Scottish rugby as a Who's He? Tom Heathcote, Blair Cowan, Kieran Low and, ahem, Steven Shingler were all picked before …

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More powers for Scotland – what happens next? – News stories

The UK government has published draft legislation on the further powers for Scotland set out in the Smith Commission Agreement.

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New Scottish Government energy taskforce meets for first time

A new taskforce set up by the Scottish Government to support jobs in the energy sector is meeting for the first time. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the new body was being established earlier this month. She said at the time it would help …

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£1m fund to support Scottish sporting groups re-opens for applications

The fund, set up to build on the legacy of last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, is made up of an investment of £500,000 from the Scottish government and £500,000 from the grant-maker the Robertson Trust, and is being delivered by these …

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Report: Chicago Fire set to sign Scottish international Shaun …

Report: Chicago Fire set to sign Scottish international Shaun Maloney from Wigan on Designated Player deal. January 23, 2015. MLSsoccer staff … Igboananike, both of whom signed last month. Find more Fire news at Chicago-Fire.com.

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Scottish farming income 'falls sharply'

Overall, agriculture was worth £823m to the Scottish economy in 2013, up from £630m in the previous year. Initial estimates suggest income for 2014 may have fallen back to about £688m, which – once inflation is taken into account – was "about average …

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Festival celebrates poetic worldof a beloved Scottish character

I believe it has something for everyone and is Scottish culture at its best.” A manuscript copy of 'Tam O'Shanter' in Robert Burns own hand will also be on display during the exhibition. Councillor Alan Moir, convener of development and regeneration …

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Scottish regulator confirms charity linked to JK Rowling tweet has been wound up

The Dignity Project, the Scottish poverty relief charity that courted controversy after apparently calling the author JK Rowling a "bitch" on Twitter for donating £1m to the anti-independence campaign in Scotland, has been wound up. The project, which …

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Call for Holyrood to 'rule out' fracking after moratorium rejected

Environmental campaigners have called on the Scottish Government to act and "rule out" fracking after moves to introduce a moratorium were rejected at Westminster. The UK Government agreed to an "outright ban" on fracking in national parks and accepted …

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Scottish whisky industry 'bigger than UK iron and steel or computers'

The figures make whisky the third biggest industry in Scotland, behind energy and financial services, comprising about 70% of the entire Scottish food and drink sector. The industry dwarfs tourism and the creative sector and is nearly three times the …

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Scottish Labour demand increased safeguards for onshore …

Scottish Labour demand increased safeguards for onshore fracking. Jim Murphy says Scottish Labour would stop onshore fracking from taking place until safeguards are in place.

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Charlie Mann set for Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day at Musselburgh

Upper Lambourn trainer Charlie Mann is planning a two-horse raid at Musselburgh on Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day on Sunday. The Upper Lambourn trainer intends to take Seventh Sky for the John Smith's Future Champions Novice Chase, with …

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney made a ministerial statement on the Smith …

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SNP spurns calls for champion of our pubs – Daily Express

The revelation comes as this newspaper today launches a campaign calling on everyone, including politicians and the police, to do more to support Scottish pubs. Yesterday, in a development which highlights the dire straits …

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Funding for Scottish universities 'held back'

This is 2 per cent down on the figure announced at the same time last year, although the Scottish Funding Council said the totals could not necessarily be compared directly. Institutions' key concern is the suspension of global excellence initiative …

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Favourites to win Spanish elections back Scottish-style referendum for Catalonia

SPAIN's anti-austerity Podemos has backed a Scottish-style referendum for Catalonia as it seeks to take pro-independence votes. SPAIN's anti-austerity Podemos has backed a Scottish-style referendum for Catalonia as it seeks to take pro-independence …

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