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Hibs' Mark Oxley wants crack at Scottish Cup

However, he has played down any fear regarding this afternoon's Scottish Cup visit to Alloa's Indodrill Stadium. “I came for a cross against Cowdenbeath and I just landed awkwardly and it was more about the impact,” he explained. “I saved a shot later …

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Scottish hotels driven to top of UK league

Alastair Rae, partner in leisure and property at BDO, said this “exceptional summer” pushed the Scottish average to £82.95, nearly £30 ahead of the UK average for August. “Glasgow experienced the greatest gain with a 21.3 per cent increase in revenue …

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Scottish Cup: Partick Thistle boss determined to beat Hamilton

The 36-year-old believes the draw could work in Thistle's favour and has urged his side to seize their opportunity by knocking out their Scottish Premiership rivals. Archibald said: "It's a strange Scottish Cup draw with so many teams from the top …

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£177m Scottish incinerator plant gets green light

Part of a £1.5 billion Scottish Government drive to promote renewable energy, the project is expected to support 350 jobs during construction and 55 once the facility is operational. Viridor will build the recycling plant at the Oxwellmains waste …

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Scottish Cup: Dunfermline's Andy Stirling out to prove his worth to Pars fans …

“There is more pressure in the Scottish Cup game because you only get one shot at it. Stair Park is never an easy place to get a result but we want to maintain the momentum from last week and another victory will hopefully help us kick on in the league.

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Scottish fact of the day: Sci-fi in Scotland

Scottish fact of the day: Sci-fi in Scotland. A still from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Picture: PA. Published on the 28 November 2014 21:03. Published 28/11/2014 21:03. Print this. 0 comments Be the first to comment. TODAY'S launch of a …

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Scottish Cup: Bo'ness ace Gribben eyes upset

Bo'ness will be bidding to become the first junior club to reach the last 16 of the Scottish Cup tomorrow. They reached the fourth round for the first time in their history by beating League Two opposition in the last round when they overcame Elgin …

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Hearts v Celtic preview

Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew could miss Sunday's Scottish Cup trip to Hearts after suffering an injury during his side's Europa League loss to Salzburg. The Hoops midfielder hurt his ribs against the Austrian club on Thursday and may have to sit out tie …

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Dates set for Scottish semi-finals

SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster said: "We are pleased to be able to announce the information for this season's Scottish League Cup Semi-Finals, following agreement with all four clubs and other parties involved, including our valued broadcast …

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Scottish Cup: Hearts v Celtic team news

… mix it with Scottish football's elite again this weekend, as they take on Celtic in the Scottish Cup fourth round. Celtic's Charlie Mulgrew could miss Sunday's Scottish Cup trip to Hearts after suffering an injury during his side's Europa League …

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Scotland futsal coach ready for inaugural match

Speaking to the Scottish FA website, Potter said: “We had our final training session in Perth this week, and it is safe to say the players are all pretty excited ahead of Sunday's match. “Sunday's match will certainly be an eye-opener for all of us, I …

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Scottish Cup: Celtic's Craig Gordon expects tough battle when he returns to …

Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, Gordon, who won the Scottish Cup with Hearts in 2006, said: "They will be right up for this on Sunday. They are still undefeated in the league so it makes it a big game and one where they will probably fancy their chances.

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Scottish dairy Graham's launches milk contract to protect farmers

A Scottish milk processor has unveiled an innovative milk contract to help protect its farmers from post-quota volatility. Graham's Family Dairy will pay farmers a standard litre rate for a pre-agreed volume of milk and any extra will be priced by …

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Back in the job I love

I have listened carefully to the needs of Scottish agriculture. Consequently, whilst adjusting to this new Common Agricultural Policy will not be easy for anyone, it is a much better deal for Scottish farmers and crofters than it otherwise would have been.

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Facebook Q&A and interview: Scottish Labour candidate Sarah Boyack

Into this social media bear pit stepped Sarah Boyack, Lothian MSP and contender for Scottish Labour leader, in a live question and answer session on the STV News Facebook page on Thursday. Ms Boyack is a seasoned political operator, with extensive …

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Football – Dates set for Scottish semi-finals

SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster said: "We are pleased to be able to announce the information for this season's Scottish League Cup Semi-Finals, following agreement with all four clubs and other parties involved, including our valued broadcast …

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Scottish Cup: Team news and injury updates for all the fourth round ties

Premiership sides are involved for the first time this season on the Road to Hampden. Here's our look at who could be lining up for your side, those struggling with injury and the ones affected by suspensions for this weekend's games. Share; Share …

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Jak and Eddie's Best of Scottish Food on STV this St Andrew's Day

Feast your eyes upon STV this St Andrew's Day – November 30 at 6pm when Jak & Eddie's Best of Scottish Food will air. STV has teamed up with STV Glasgow for the one off cookery show in celebration of the special day and the show is packed full of ideas …

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Launching a pro-independence newspaper takes guts, even …

What is noticeable, however, is the lack of many Scottish and “rest of UK” news stories outside of the paper's central agenda. A comparison with the sister paper, The Herald, makes that very clear. It is also obvious that not …

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Over 15,000 children forced to depend on food banks for …

In a shocking and staggering release of information from food bank charity the Trussell Trust, figures reveal that the use of food banks in Scotland has risen by 124% since last year. The charity, which manages … Search News …

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Record FC Hibernian: A Scottish Cup run is vital for morale as league enters …

Most Hibbies fear we face another season in the Championship, despite our aspirations for more. But imagine what a Scottish Cup win would do for our long suffering support, whatever happens in the league. First up on our winter schedule is Alloa, who …

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Business groups voice concerns over Scottish tax plans

Devolution to Scotland of control over income tax rates and bands threatens to add to the administrative burden on companies operating north of the border, say business groups and tax experts. Some have also raised concerns that investment could be hit …

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Scottish chocolate shop Oban Chocolate Co. is voted one of the top 10 in Europe

An artisan chocolate shop serving Irn Bru eclairs, Cranachan Truffles and Horlicks Ganache has been named one of the best in Europe. Oban Chocolate Co., based in Corran Esplanade in the Scottish west coast town of Oban, made the list of the 10 most …

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The Scottish chapel built with a lard roof – and other mysteries

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” Pericles' sentiment is attractive, but perhaps his life resonates more with the living because the marble Parthenon is a constant reminder of …

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Iain Duncan Smith vetoed greater Scottish powers over universal credit

Other sources said Labour and Lib Dem negotiators had to press the Scottish government and the Tories into accepting another key concession late on Wednesday, to allow Holyrood to introduce and pay for wholly new benefits – a measure Labour argues …

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Domestic abuse linked to football match days – Scottish study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Reports of domestic violence increase significantly on days of certain football matches, according to a Scottish study published on Friday. In some cases, reports of domestic abuse doubled on match days.

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Robbie Neilson warns Celtic: Hearts are desperate to win in Scottish Cup

Robbie Neilson believes Hearts' Scottish Cup tie against Celtic will be an altogether different affair from their League Cup encounter earlier in the season – and warned the Premiership leaders his side are much improved from that night. Hearts went …

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Scottish Flashback: Glasgow Subway electrification

Scottish Flashback: Glasgow Subway electrification. Glasgow Subway workers prepare a train for electrificiation in 1935. Picture: TSPL. Published on the 28 November 2014 14:22. Published 28/11/2014 14:22 …

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Award for Madame Ecosse's contribution to Europe

Dr Ewing is the only Scottish politician who has served in three parliaments during her distinguished career which saw her sit first at Westminster, then the European Parliament where she gained the affectionate nickname Madame Ecosse for her …

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Premiership stars meet East Region prospects

2020 Centres are the first step on the Scottish FA performance pyramid and targets talented boys and girls in the Primary 5-7 age bracket. Players are selected from professional clubs and the non-professional game to take part in "best-v-best" sessions …

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David Cameron's Scottish plan will create two classes of MP, warn furious …

This would include stopping Scottish MPs voting on financial matters, No 10 confirmed. The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: “In terms of things that are UK-wide, UK members of Parliament will retain full responsibility. “There are elements …

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Celebrate the stunning beauty of the Scottish landscape …

C2NN – Care2's member-powered news network · popular stories · newly … Celebrate the Stunning Beauty of the Scottish Landscape With the Annual Lovers of Light Photography Competition | Daily Mail Onl. Offbeat (tags: …

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Blind Scottish Centipede Reveals How Venomous …

News Staff. Usually blind sages revealing the secrets of the universe are Asian. Scotland doesn't get enough respect that way but a centipede is defying the stereotype. Arthropods are one of Earth's real success stories, with …

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Stirling Albion hatch plan for Scottish Cup upset

Stirling Albion boss Stuart McLaren is putting together a game plan to pull off a Scottish Cup shock against Raith Rovers. The Binos suffered a 4-0 defeat at Dunfermline in their last outing and remain at the foot of League One, meaning their …

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Mountaineers ask for Scottish Government to keep to its promises by rejecting …

“Wind farms alone are now claimed to be producing more than enough electricity for all Scottish homes. Indeed, Lang Banks, director of the environmental group WWF Scotland, was reported by the BBC as saying that wind turbines in Scotland have been …

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