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Liverpool set for end-of-season glamour tie with Scottish champions Celtic in …

Jawid Tharanee, a spokesman for the Mauritian organisers, said: “Given the friendly relations between Liverpool and Celtic, the Scottish club have agreed to come. Related articles. EXCLUSIVE: Atletico Madrid want Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina to replace …

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Scottish stunner Jenna McGuinness is crowned UK's sexiest vegan

Scottish stunner Jenna McGuinness is crowned UK's sexiest vegan. Apr 17, 2014 09:27; By Fraser Wilson; 0 Comments. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. THE 24-YEAR-OLD from Glasgow stopped eating meat as a kid after watching the film Babe and has now …

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Scottish independence: Who's behind the referendum campaigns?

And the two sides of the campaign – pro-Union Better Together and pro-independence Yes Scotland – are working hard to win voter support at the ballot box. But who runs them and what are they up to? Here, in 60-ish seconds we answer the important …

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Scottish Tories compare comprehensive schools to rubbish collection

Ruth Davidson: Scotland shouldn't be "too proud" to adopt English school system. Tweet. The leader of the Scottish Conservatives risked angering parents yesterday after she compared sending children to comprehensive schools to putting out the rubbish.

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Landmark gets a new lease of life | Scottish Licensed Trade …

Scottish Licensed Trade News · NEWS · FEATURES · DRINKS … James Rusk said he has been working on the project “in the background” with the National Trust for Scotland for the past two years. “When I stepped foot inside …

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World welcomed at tourism Expo | Scottish Licensed Trade …

Scottish Licensed Trade News · NEWS · FEATURES · DRINKS · CATERING · PROPERTY · SPORTS TV GUIDE · WHAT'S … In addition to the Expo event itself, VisitScotland organised a number of 'familiarisation trips' for buyers, which included a tour of castles in the east of Scotland, a food and drink-themed tour of the […]

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Pub group aims to launch five Scottish sites a year | Scottish …

“Our first year of trading in Scotland has been strong and we are now ready to step up our search for new sites right across the country,” said Steve Roberts, head of acquisitions for Marston's. “We are on the lookout for …

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Thursday's Scottish Gossip

Hearts will press ahead with talks involving their soon to be out-of-contract players now that a deal to exit administration is nearing completion. (Various). Players' union boss Fraser Wishart gives huge credit to administrator Bryan Jackson for his …

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Scottish independence poll puts No campaign 12 points ahead

Judging by the more excited nationalist commentaries, one would imagine that the Yes campaign will shortly take the lead in the Scottish independence race. But today's TNS poll is a reminder of why the odds remain against it. Among those certain to …

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Red Flag survey shows rise in Scottish businesses in financial distress

Figures for the number of Scottish firms in 'significant distress', one stage down from critical, increased by 2% to 12,439 in the first quarter, but remained below the rate seen elsewhere across the UK. Jobs hope for Fife as £40m data centre plan …

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Investigation begins into Highland power cut

Flavia Patterson, a spokeswoman for Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution, said: "We started looking into what could have caused the fault last night. "We've been out at first light and we're mobilising a helicopter this morning to fly the …

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Scottish shopper numbers fall by over 2%

“With Scottish sales figures out next week, retailers will be hoping that improved levels of footfall in March has translated into more transactions and that this momentum can be maintained over the Easter period.” Diane Wehrle, retail insights …

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Units on glasses plan under fire | Scottish Licensed Trade …

Trade slams call to put alcohol content on glassware.

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Overprovision in the spotlight for boards | Scottish Licensed …

Scottish Licensed Trade News · NEWS · FEATURES · DRINKS · CATERING · PROPERTY … TWO Scottish licensing boards have launched overprovision consultations. The boards, in Midlothian and Dundee, have given …

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Brewery bites back with revamp | Scottish Licensed Trade …

Scottish Licensed Trade News · NEWS · FEATURES · DRINKS · CATERING · PROPERTY · SPORTS TV … Parent company VC2 Brands rebranded the brewery following the expansion of its management team with director and investor Andrew Richardson, the former managing director of Johnston Press Scotland, who joined fellow directors Carlo Valente and Graham Coull […]

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Celtic's Beram Kayal is hoping he can finish the Scottish Premiership season well

The club have already wrapped up a third successive Scottish title but the Israel midfielder wants to make his presence felt in the final five league fixtures, starting against Motherwell on Saturday at Fir Park. Kayal, 26, started his first game since …

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Scottish Tory leader: 'Comprehensive school system to blame for education …

The Scottish Conservative leader said she "never understood" why councils that deal with bin collection are also responsible for educating the nation's children and called for more powers to be given to head teachers. Ms Davidson also suggested that …

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Subsea World News – Scottish Govt to Increase Support for …

The Scottish Government is working with island communities to boost economic returns on unrivalled natural, cultural and economic assets, the First Minister said ahead of a Cabinet meeting in Stornoway on April 16.

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Fred Olsen to launch first Caribbean sailing from Scotland …

For the first time ever, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering Scottish guests the chance to take a convenient, no-fly cruise to the Caribbean from 'right on their doorstep'. The 32-night 'Caribbean from Scotland' cruise, W1521, …

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Burns love poems | Poetry by Robert Burns – Scotland.org

'Now for a little news that will please you. I, this morning as I came home, called for a certain woman. I am disgusted with her; I cannot endure her! I, while my heart smote me for the profanity, tried to compare her with my Clarinda; twas setting …

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NewsDaily: Whisky gets greener as Scottish distillers burn …

SPEYSIDE, Scotland, April 4 (Reuters) – Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlands, where gas links are scarce and fuel oil is pricey. The production of Scotch whisky has evolved …. NewsDaily — a service […]

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Alistair Darling in fresh warning about defence jobs after …

TENS of thousands of defence jobs across Scotland could disappear if the country votes for independence, it has been claimed. … Alistair Darling in fresh warning about defence jobs after Scottish independence. TENS of thousands of defence jobs across Scotland could disappear if the country …. Wednesday, 16th April 2014. See today's front and back […]

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Celtic's Beram Kayal is hoping he can finish the Scottish Premiership season well

The club have already wrapped up a third successive Scottish title but the Israel midfielder wants to make his presence felt in the final five league fixtures, starting against Motherwell on Saturday at Fir Park. Kayal, 26, started his first game since …

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Scottish National News, Saturday April 12, 2014 – Betting

Paul Nicholls will make a decision later this week on whether to let Tidal Bay turn out quickly for the Scottish Grand National at Ayr on Saturday…

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Coming soon to Scottish skies? The 'UFO' wind farms

… to Scottish skies? The 'UFO' wind farms. An artist s impression of the wind turbines which are being developed by an American firm. Picture: Newsline Media. by CHARLOTTE THOMSON. Published on the 17 April 2014 00:00. Published 17/04/2014 00:00.

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Scottish Retail Consortium: Decline in footfall slows

"With Scottish sales figures out next week, retailers will be hoping that improved levels of footfall in March has translated into more transactions and that this momentum can be maintained over the Easter period." Diane Wehrle, retail insights …

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Scotland is the bedrock of Britain's defences

Add to this the network of radar early warning systems that are scattered around the Scottish isles, as well as sundry other military assets, and it is clear that Scotland plays a vital role in helping our Armed Forces to maintain a high state of …

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Hannah Miley heads 40-strong Scottish Aquatics team for Glasgow 2014

"Many congratulations to all the athletes selected today, it will be a truly wonderful experience to perform in front of a home crowd. The dedication of the athletes, coupled with the support they receive from Scottish Swimming and the sportscotland …

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Coalition backs powers for Scottish island councils

Scotland's island councils look certain to win increased autonomy from Holyrood regardless of the outcome of the independence referendum, after Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael threw the weight of the UK Coalition behind their demands for more …

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Defence Secretary warns Scottish airspace would be exposed under SNP plans

According to the Scottish Government's white paper on independence, the country's annual defence budget would be £2.5 billion and “a Quick Reaction Alert Squadron, incorporating a minimum of 12 Typhoon jets based at Lossiemouth”. It stated: …

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Biscuit Factory in Newcastle showcases Scottish artwork in art exhibition

FREE PIC- Spring Fling Art Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory art gallery, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 14/04/2014: Art-warming: Spring Fling festival director Leah Black with "Ash Bowl" by Lizzie Farey, as part of the first ever exhibition in Newcastle by the …

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Tax fugitive Michael Voudouri appoints Scottish lawyer Aamer Anwar

One of Britain's most wanted tax fugitives has appointed a new legal team, including Scottish lawyer Aamer Anwar. Michael Voudouri had pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow in relation to money laundering linked to VAT fraud but failed to appear …

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Ed Davey's claim that Scottish energy bills would rise after independence is a …

The twin goals of UK energy policy should be to ensure security of supply for households and businesses, and to ensure the electricity we use is affordable. Unfortunately, the current UK coalition government…

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Scottish retail frailty in face of recovery

The economic challenge is one of several flagged up by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce as it publishes its quarterly Business Survey in conjunction with Strathclyde University's Fraser of Allander Institute today. Overall, the study finds a bright …

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Scottish referendum: the UK is on shifting sands we can't assume survival

It is clear that the change has followed the UK government's attempts to confront Scottish voters with some of the possible realities that would follow a yes vote. Some dismiss these attempts as threats, others as mere bluster. My own view is that they …

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