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St Mirren Park to host Scottish FA Youth Cup Final

St Mirren Park will be the venue for this season's Scottish FA Youth Cup Final between Rangers and Heart of Midlothian. Hampden Park traditionally hosts the fixture, but with the stadium unavailable due to the Commonwealth Games, this year's final will …

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Letters, April 24: Religious militants; Scottish independence; and fixing potholes

I am at a loss to understand why my fellow atheists are always described in the national press as "militant". Surely it is the religionists who are being militant throughout the world, not those of us who have escaped from the clutches of priestcraft …

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Scottish Cup Final dream in doldrums for Dundee United star Good

While United will await the results of that before ruling him in or out of their plans for their closing three league games and the Scottish Cup Final, his condition is obviously causing concern. If he recovers quickly, Good could face a dilemma …

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COSLA commission calls for greater powers for Scottish councils

The Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy, which has an independent membership but was set up by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and is chaired by COSLA president David O'Neill, said in its interim report that Scotland would be …

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

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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Skippers return to Scottish sides for crunch PRO12 game

Scotland lock Al Kellock returns to captain Glasgow in Saturday's meeting with Edinburgh at Scotstoun. Ruaridh Jackson, who announced his summer move to London Wasps on Wednesday, comes in at stand-off, while prop Ryan Grant starts. A home win …

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Scottish Enterprise funding for Dundee's waterfront project

Scottish enterprise has pledged £8.3m to the Dundee waterfront project, paving the way for the new V&A museum. The funding will be used to redevelop the area around the site of the £45m centre of design, which is due to open in 2017. Dundee's …

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Asian Defence News: Royal Navy Chief Warns on Scottish …

Zambellas, the First Sea Lord, said Britain makes a substantial maritime contribution to NATO that would be undermined if Scotland became a separate country with a separate navy."The two components would not add up to …

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Scottish GPs to hand drug monitoring to pharmacists in new trial

The Scottish Patient Safety Programme in Primary Care will see pharmacists take charge of monitoring medications for patients after they have been discharged from hospital or when a patient is prescribed a high-risk medicine, such as warfarin. Each …

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Proposals for the Scottish coupled support scheme emerge

After a meeting with Mr Paterson in the Scottish Parliament, Mr Lochhead said: "It now appears that the only way to comply with the regulations to enable Scotland to have a higher level of voluntary coupled support is potentially through a UK-wide …

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How would Scottish independence change Westminster?

There is some debate. If there is a yes vote the Scottish National Party wants the country to become independent in March 2016. This would be about 10 months after the next UK general election. The SNP has said the election should take place as normal, …

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Paul Hutcheon named journalist of the year at Scottish Press Awards

Herald and Times reporter Paul Hutcheon has been named journalist of the year at the Scottish Press Awards. Herald and Times reporter Paul Hutcheon has been named journalist of the year at the Scottish Press Awards. The accolade was one of two prizes …

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Man charged with murder of toddler Madison Horn … – Express

… Scotland · Sunday · WWI · Home · News · Scotland; Man charged with murder of toddler Madison Horn … DEATH: Man appears in court charged with Madison Horn's murder[POLICE SCOTLAND]. Kevin Park, 26, is accused …

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Gordon Brown: Scotland faces pension 'time bomb' – Citywire

Former prime minister Gordon Brown is criticised as he warns an independent Scotland will face a pensions 'time bomb'. … Tools · News · Opinion · Forums · Beginners' Advice · Sign in · Register · Virtual Portfolio. Sponsors of

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Carmichael has head in the sand on welfare cuts

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is calling on Alistair Carmichael to justify his claim that the Westminster welfare system is “fantastic” – as thousands of children face poverty at the hands of the UK Government. Scottish Secretary Alistair …

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Scottish independence: BBC suspends CBI membership

A BBC spokesman said: “In order to protect the BBC's neutrality, the CBI and the BBC have agreed to suspend the BBC's membership during the business group's registration period under the terms of the Scottish Referendums Act 2013, (30th May until 18th …

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Dundee United announce Scottish Cup final seating allocation

Dundee United have received details of their seating allocation and pricing for next month's Scottish Cup Final against St Johnstone. Dundee United supporters will occupy the Lisbon Lions Stand and North East Corner (behind the goal), sections of the …

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Miliband states case for the union « Shropshire Star

An independent Scotland would leave working people both north and south of the border "worse off", Ed Miliband has warned. … why Scotland can, should and must be independent." More UK News Articles. more stories …

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Yvette Cooper warns about immigration in independent …

Labour claims Alex Salmond has to 'come clean on immigration'. Yvette Cooper argues an independent Scotland would need 'significantly higher immigration'.

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Scottish high street sales down 2.5% in March

He added: “A particularly strong performance in the fashion and footwear categories shows that shoppers are taking advantage of popular new collections on offer. Scottish retailers are working hard to respond to what customers want in this sector, and …

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David Moyes Manchester United reign to earn Scottish manager £7 million …

David Moyes Manchester United reign to earn Scottish manager £7 million including compensation. Scottish manager will have earned £137,254 a game during disasterous 10-month reign at Old Trafford. David Moyes Manchester United reign to earn …

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NOW YOU KNOW: Rangers played Premier clubs in each round of Scottish Cup

M. AITKEN (Glasgow) – Can you confirm that when Rangers won the Scottish Cup in 1991-92 they met Premier League clubs in each round. Yes they did. They entered the cup in the third round and beat Aberdeen 1-0 at Pittodrie with a goal by McCoist.

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Daily Record and Sunday Mail win five coveted gongs at Scottish Press Awards

Daily Record wins Campaign of the Year. SCOTLAND'S leading newspapers, the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, have won five accolades at the prestigious Scottish Press Awards. The Sunday Mail took the top award of Newspaper of the Year for its blend of …

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UEFA Euro 2020 finals bid launched

The Scottish FA is today proud to submit its bid for Glasgow and the National Stadium, Hampden Park, to become a host city for the UEFA European Championships in 2020 on the competition's 60th anniversary. The bid has been made in partnership with the …

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Robert Burns for Scottish independence in new play

The work by Liz Lochhead, one of 20 writers to contribute short plays inspired by paintings or sculptures at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, will leave audiences in no doubt over her creation's voting intentions if he was alive …

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Scottish independence: plans to loosen immigration controls 'need debate'

She told the Guardian that Salmond needed to publish the Scottish government's analysis about the numbers of additional migrants and the potential costs and benefits to the economy, particularly to meet a predicted pensions deficit because of Scotland …

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Scottish independence: Ed Miliband makes case for Union

Scottish independence would leave working people north and south of the border worse off, Ed Miliband has claimed. The Labour leader made his comments as the shadow cabinet prepared to meet in Scotland. The Scottish National Party has challenged Mr …

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The RSPB: News: RSPB Scotland welcomes Scottish …

Four committees of the Scottish Parliament today published their recommendations on the Governments third National Planning Framework (NPF3).

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Scottish gallery cancels Israel embassy sponsorship cash

A Scottish art gallery has cancelled the Israeli embassy's sponsorship of an exhibition after anti-Israel activists threatened to mount a 90-day protest. The embassy had paid around £1,300 to support video artist Yael Bartana's contribution to a …

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Scottish Independence Will Cost Taxpayers £450 Extra Annually for Pensions …

The UK government claims that Scottish independence will cost the taxpayer hundreds of pounds more each year as the state pension bill will rise for each working-age adult. According to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), which based its …

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Cosla calls for radical overhaul of Scottish democracy

Scotland is the most centralised nation in Europe with a few elected representatives covering large populations and geographical regions, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla) said. Local democracy "has been gradually dismantled over the …

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Scottish Government speeds up end of right-to-buy plans

Plans to end the right of people in council and housing association homes to buy their property are being speeded up, the Scottish Government announced. Plans to end the right of people in council and housing association homes to buy their property are …

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Scottish Sea Farms Site Finalist in M&S Sustainability Prize

The retailer's award scheme celebrates farmers who supply M&S and have proved their commitment to sustainability. Four regional finalists from Scotland will go forward to the finals and Scottish Sea Farms' Eday site in Orkney has been chosen as a finalist.

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Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan comments on Rangers' 120 day …

SCOTTISH Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan has admitted he has had 'no recent communications with Rangers' ahead of the publication of Graham Wallace's 120-day review. The Ibrox chief executive is set to publish the findings of his …

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Camera Obscura in longlist for Scottish Album of the Year

Glasgow talent is making up most of the Scottish Album of the Year's longlist including Chvrches, Hector Bizerk and RM Hubbert to name a few. You can vote for your favourite album from May 26 for 72 hours which will secure the album with the most votes …

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