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Scottish Football looks set for civil war as SPFL chiefs plot to take SFA's …

… be in jeopardy if the pro clubs took control and ran the game to their own ends. The two boards will meet on Tuesday, brought to the table for the first time in a year to discuss the proposals – and the pressure will be on to avert a civil war in …

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Main Scottish schedule

SCOTLAND Women: A women-only Scottish Cabinet event will be held to debate issues related to the independence referendum. MONEY Move: Surging stamp duty costs have helped to push the average expense of moving home to £8,248, a report has …

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So what do the English think of Scottish independence?

The Claremont in Manchester's maligned Moss Side describes itself as a community pub (ideal for funerals and christenings) and soon I am buying raffle tickets for a local charity and hoping my purple Scottish notes will pass unremarked. A cheer …

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Camelon ready for Scottish Cup second leg

Camelon have one foot in the Scottish Junior Cup final, but they must do the business at Glenafton's New Loch Park today (Sunday). The Mariners take a 2-1 advantage to New Cumnock this afternoon knowing that another Ayrshire side, Hurlford, await them …

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Nelson Mandela — The Official Gateway to Scotland

Commenting on news of the death of Nelson Mandela, First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond said: "With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the world has lost a towering statesman and the outstanding political leader of his generation.

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All News is Bad News | A Cybernat Writes

Official figures on unemployment for the period December 2013 to February 2014 just came out the other day. It was certainly encouraging to see that the Scottish unemployment rate is 6.5 per cent, which is below the average …

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Scottish defeat leaves Reds on the brink

Championship survival is no longer in Jersey RFC's hands as they were beaten 25-17 by London Scottish and Ealing edged past Plymouth Albion on the penultimate weekend of the season. The Reds now go into next Saturday's trip to Bedford two points …

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Women-only Scottish cabinet event

The Scottish government has announced a women-only Scottish cabinet event to debate issues related to the independence referendum. The event, which will bring together women from organisations across the country, will take place on 9 June, 100 days …

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Brown to focus on pensions security « Shropshire Star

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK.

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Scotland must focus on adding value to catch | Undercurrent …

With the news that the value of Scottish landings fell 8% in 2013 despite stable catches, the country must work hard to preserve markets flooded with cod, believes the Scottish Fishermen's Foundation. While the drop in value …

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Spartans win first Scottish Lowland League title

Spartans have been crowned the first Scottish Lowland champions – on a day they lost at home to Dalbeattie Star. The Edinburgh team were knocked out of the South Challenge Cup 3-2, with East Kilbride defeating Lothian Thistle 5-4 in the other semi-final.

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Heriot's beat Glasgow Hawks 31-10 to lift Scottish Cup

Heriot's beat Glasgow Hawks 31-10 to lift Scottish Cup. Heriot's have lifted the RBS Cup after defeating Glasgow Hawks 31-10 in the final at Broadwood Stadium. The Edinburgh side, who finished fourth in the RBS Premiership, scored tries through Harry …

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Scottish independence:STV quits CBI over No stance

BROADCASTER STV has quit the CBI business group following its decision to formally back the pro-Union No campaign ahead of this year's independence referendum. The media firm, which produces STV News, said the move had conflicted with their duty …

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Joyce James Tours – News: 60 North, Scottish Skeins …

The articles made me look forward even more to our July visit to this special place, during this year's Scottish Skeins & Skerries Tour. www.joycejamestours.com. Actually, I will be on Shetland and other ports in Scotland during …

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Scottish Premiership: Touchline incident irks Gary Locke in Hearts' win over …

Hearts boss Gary Locke said the touchline melee that led to Jamie Hamill being sent off in the 2-0 victory over Ross County was needless. Hamill gave the hosts the lead in the 65th minute from the penalty spot but then refused to give the ball back to …

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Scottish roundup: Partick rally to earn vital victory at Kilmarnock

Thistle moved up to 10th place to join Killie on 33 points – one behind Hibernian, who have lost five games in a row, and St Mirren – as Ross County slipped into the relegation play-off place in the Scottish Premiership. The Jags made the race to avoid …

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

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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Dundee United fans express anger at price of Scottish Cup final tickets

The statement from the federation, which includes almost 30 supporters' clubs representing more than 1,500 Arabs, said: “Following the release of ticket prices for the upcoming Scottish Cup final, the Federation of Dundee United Supporters' Clubs would …

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In pictures: This weekend's Scottish football action

THE weekend included some big results, not only in the race for a second place finish in the Scottish Premiership but in the relegation play-off dogfight and in the Championship title fight. Our gallery rounds up the action in pictures. View gallery.

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Scottish independence: Electricians question CBI vote move

The body representing electrical contractors has urged the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence. Select has written an open letter to the CBI Scotland boss. The CBI has registered with the Electoral …

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STV quits CBI over referendum stance

Broadcaster STV has become the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence. In a statement, STV said rules on impartiality meant it had "no choice" but to resign from the …

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Scottish business confidence on the up – News stories …

Latest business survey confirms optimism amongst Scottish businesses continues to grow.

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All aboard: Scottish duo find success with coach tour company

Claire MacDonald and Kevin Miller established Eclipse Breaks after identifying that no other Scottish coach operator offered door-to-door pick-up services for holidaymakers. After a year in business, they have taken more than £1million in bookings, …

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Scottish independence would lead to passport checks at Border, confirms minister

An immigration minister has told a House of Commons committee that Scotland leaving the EU would lead to passport checks on rail and roads on the English border. Conservative MP James Brokenshire made the claims at a commons select committee …

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McBusted's Scottish fans are 'amazing'

Super group Mc Busted kicked off their opening concert at Glasgow's Hydro Arena with giant inflatable boobs and roaring space rockets. Some pundits have said that the show was the most 'explosive' witnessed in since Michael Jackson rocked the Super …

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Senior Tories say move Trident to US if Yes vote

"The message finally seems to be getting home – Scotland doesn't want Trident and it will go if we vote Yes, saving billions of pounds for Scottish taxpayers. With independence, nuclear weapons will be removed from Scotland – and a clear timetable for …

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Saturday's Scottish footballLive

Saturday's Scottish footballLive. Radio and text coverage as Premiership champions Celtic visit Motherwell at lunchtime before four other top flight matches. 19 April 2014. Share this page · print. Get involved. To get involved contact us in any of the …

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Saturday's Scottish Gossip

Striker Leigh Griffiths says he is on "very thin ice" at Celtic following his off-field misdemeanours and feared he would be sacked by the club he joined in January. (Sun). Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd, who has played in England, Turkey and the United …

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Scottish workforce encouraged to do more exercise as part of new Physical …

The long-term outcome of the week is to inspire a more physically active Scottish workforce – aiming towards reducing sick days, workplace injuries and work-related illness. The Physical Activity Awareness Week is part of a wider Fit in '14 campaign …

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St Johnstone's rallying call to supporters for Scottish Cup final

… in Bridgend, has started selling a St Johnstone-themed milkshake. Izi, who has supported the Perth team since moving to Scotland from London five years ago, said the sweet treat was to honour the team in the first Scottish Cup final in their 130 …

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Scottish Ballet stars talk about being mums and how it has enhanced their …

They're sharing the role of Juliet's mother Lady Capulet in Scottish Ballet's latest show, but off stage they're mums for real too. MARIA CROCE talks to the trio about returning to the stage after having kids. Eve Mutso, 33, is mum to daughter, Hele …

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Medal belonging to Scottish WW1 Hero who stepped on grenade to save pals …

THE Scottish World War 1 soldier won his medal after stepping on a grenade to save his pals went on to be a professional footballer. His medal is up for sale in London. Lochee born WWI hero Lance Corporal James Collins who had his feet blown up by a …

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Scottish Premiership LIVE: Motherwell v Celtic

GOOD morning and welcome to our live coverage of today's Scottish Premiership clash at Fir Park where Motherwell take on champions Celtic. Stuart McCall's men are currently in third place in the league, four points behind Aberdeen and they will be …

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CBI backs no vote in Scottish independence referendum

The CBI has registered with the Electoral Commission to formally back a no vote in the Scottish independence referendum, prompting two of the business lobby group's members to leave. The organisation faced criticism that its position does not …

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What price Scottish independence for an army of cross-border workers?

He's the managing director of SWP Engineering Services, based just a quarter of a mile from the Scottish border. Some of his 16 staff live on the English side, some on the Scottish side, while four-fifths of his business is generated north of the …

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