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Dolphins leap out of the water yards away from tourists in Scottish Highlands

School of bottlenose dolphins leap out of the water and race boats just yards away from tourists in the Scottish Highlands. Bottlenose dolphins can be seen close to the shore chasing salmon and playing in the wake of boats; Crowds of tourists gather to …

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Strachan: Scottish people will make Commonwealth Games a success

Gordon Strachan believes enthusiasm from the Scottish crowd is vital for the 2014 Commonwealth Games after witnessing Brazilians make the World Cup a success. The Scotland national football manager worked as a TV pundit in Rio de Janeiro and feels …

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SSMG Shellfish Range on Show at 'Showcasing Scotland …

SCOTLAND, UK – The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) will be participating in the 'Showcasing Scotland – A Land of Food and Drink' event in Dunblane on 21 and 22 July. … News …

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Scottish medallists who strike Games gold will get £10,000 …

Scots medallists who strike Games gold set for £10000 windfall. Athletes who finish on the podium will be given at a funding boost – but only when they retire from the sport.

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Dundee trend-setters make their mark at the Scottish Fashion Awards

Did you ever think that Dundee could be uttered alongside fashion capitals London, Paris and Berlin? Given the announcement of the Scottish Fashion Award nominees, it won't be long until that rings true. Dundee boasts three nominees across different …

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Fire: Combustible material removed from the common close during blaze …

This practice is something Scottish Fire and Rescue Service actively discourages." He added: "Don't allow rubbish to block escape routes or store refuse by doors, windows or any other openings. "Make sure wheelie bins or sacks are not placed against …

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Salmond's Scottish sporting surge? Perhaps not

It's one of the great tales of British election history. Harold Wilson, it is often said, owed Labour's landslide victory in the 1966 general election to the sense of well-being engendered by England's success in winning the World Cup that year. Only …

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American Foulbrood disease found in Scottish honeybee colony

The bacterial disease had been found during a nationwide surveillance programme in an apiary in the Tarland area of Aberdeenshire, Science & Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) announced on today (22 July). The agency – a division of the Scottish …

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Glasgow 2014: Scottish swimmer Michael Jamieson aims for gold and new …

Team Scotland's Michael Jamieson looks ahead to the Glasgow 2014 swimming events. SCOTTISH swimming hopeful Michael Jamieson says he plans to secure gold at the Commonwealth Games. But he's not finished there. The Glaswegian star also wants …

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Spencer Rail wins role in £150m Scottish track and stations upgrade

Hull firm Spencer Rail has signed a deal to work on a £150m upgrade of tracks and stations in Scotland. It has been named as a principal contractor on the Multi-Asset Framework Agreement (MAFA), which could involve upgrading and building platforms, …

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Breaking News | Today's top news stories: BBC's Scottish …

Mark Hirst – A professor of media studies at the West of Scotland University has called for a public inquiry into the coverage of the Scottish independence campaign by the BBC. Read More. Publicado por SSS666 en …

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Alex Salmond tries to woo Liverpool – with help from a …

The Scottish first minister took a trip on the Mersey ferry with a new supporter, former defence minister, Peter Kilfoyle, as he attempted to persuade the north of England that an independent Scotland… … Sign up for the Guardian Today. Our editors' picks for the day's top news and commentary delivered to your inbox each […]

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Salmond in independence reassurance « Shropshire Star

"Scotland is in the news for all sorts of reasons – we've got the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup, the Homecoming year, the referendum. Scotland has never had a higher profile," he said. The conference, hosted jointly …

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Ministers warned over Scottish vote « Shropshire Star

Irish government ministers have been warned not to express any opinion on Scotland's independence referendum. … Ministers warned over Scottish vote. Irish government ministers … More UK News Articles. more stories …

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Tony Blair on Scottish independence: Scotland will vote to stay united with …

The No campaign is winning the argument in Scotland, former Prime Minister Tony Blair claimed yesterday in a speech in London. “I think the arguments of the Better Together campaign have got stronger as time has gone on,” he told an event at the …

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Sion Barry on Cardiff Business Council's "Scottish offensive"

In fact it would be in the interest of an independent Scotland to have less of a dependence of financial services. If there was another major banking crisis a Scottish Treasury would not have the fire power to bail out its banks without having a …

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Bolton Metro stars enjoy success at Scottish Nationals

ARRAN Bostock and Jack Dandy both picked up bronze medals at the Scottish Gas Age Group National championships. The teenagers were part of a six-strong team sent to Aberdeen Sports Village by Bolton Metro Swim Squad. As well as the two medals, …

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Sir Roger Tight-Lipped Over Scottish Referendum

Sir Roger Moore has refused to follow in the footsteps of fellow 007 star Sean Connery and is staying out of the Scottish independence debate. The former James Bond star, 86, remained tight-lipped on September's referendum while appearing as a Unicef …

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American Foulbrood disease discovered in Scottish honeybee colony

The bacterial disease had been found during a nationwide surveillance programme in an apiary in the Tarland area of Aberdeenshire, Science & Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) announced on today (22 July). The agency – a division of the Scottish …

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Scottish firms pick up £150 million of Typhoon programme work

Companies in Scotland provided goods and services worth almost £150 million to the Eurofighter Typhoon programme last year. The vast majority of the cash, more than £146m, went to radar specialist Selex, which has a major base in Edinburgh. The firm …

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Scottish Sculpture Work-shop has an axe to grind …

Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) have joined forces with The University of Aberdeen, to recreate a ceremonial axe as seen on the Rhynie Man standing stone. Lumsden's SSW's project, From Turf to Tools is an ongoing investigation of landscape, material …

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Yes: the radical case for Scottish independence – review

Pete Ramand and James Foley, two young Scottish socialists active in RIC, have written in Yes: the radical case for independence what amounts to a manifesto for the left to support Scottish independence. It is short, punchily-written, closely argued …

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Ministers warned over Scottish vote

The papers, seen by the Irish Times, show Cabinet members in Ireland's ruling Fine Gael/Labour coalition as well as Irish diplomats have been cautioned against expressing views on Scottish independence. Developments ahead of the make-or-break ballot …

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Scottish independence backed by Plaid Cymru leader

“A Scottish state with control over its social protection policy. This ability to create a different social security regime – one that will refuse to penalise and punish the unemployed, the sick and the disabled. “The greatest act of solidarity people …

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Glasgow puts 'city deal' before Scottish independence

The Glasgow city deal, spread over 20 years, involves the UK government giving £500m, with the Scottish government providing a similar amount, and the eight participating authorities chipping in with £130m. Overall, it might seem a modest sum.

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German sportdigital secures Scottish Premiership

The Scottish football league will replace the Polish Ekstraklasa for which the TV rights aren't available in Germany in the forthcoming season, according to the broadcaster. Kick-off will be on August 13, 2014 with the match …

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Scottish independent opticians is growing

Scotland's largest independently-owned opticians, Black & Lizars, will open a new flagship store in Edinburgh in October. The establishment of the practice in the city's town centre marks a “significant” year of growth for the opticians which has a …

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Glasgow 2014: Scottish pair face difficult first round match

Scottish duo Kirsty Gilmour and Imogen Bankier have been handed a tough draw in the women's doubles badminton at Glasgow 2014. In the pick of the first round matches, Gilmour and Bankier face English fourth seeds Gabby Adcock and Lauren Smith.

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Time to show doubters the future – Newsnet Scotland

Scottish News, News Scotland – Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish.

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Pillow talk: Campaign aims to help couples get over embarrassment and chat …

Our inability to talk about what goes on in the bedroom is the driving force behind the Scottish Government's campaign “Sex – it's healthy to talk about it”. It aims to encourage men and women, aged 20-40 to talk about sexual health concerns with their …

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Bomb experts attend incident in Scottish Borders

Bomb experts attend incident in Scottish Borders. Published on the 22 July 2014 09:03. Published 22/07/2014 09:03. Print this. The Southern understands that bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion in Earlston on Monday night.

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Ballyvesey Holdings profits hit by Scottish Coal collapse

Northern Ireland's largest logistics company has said its 2013 profits were hit by the collapse of Scottish Coal. Ballyvesey Holdings, whose best known operation is Montgomery Transport, increased its turnover to almost £500m, but pre-tax profits …

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Scottish FA pays tribute to Prof. Stewart Hillis OBE

Professor Hillis, Scottish FA medical adviser and Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular and Exercise Medicine at Glasgow University, was involved with the Association for 40 years and his medical expertise has been available for an unprecedented 228 A …

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Cardiff Business Council targeting Scottish firms to move to Wales in event of …

The Cardiff Business Council, chaired by entrepreneur Nigel Roberts, has already written to senior executives at 15 leading Scottish companies, including Standard Life and RBS, promoting the Cardiff Capital Region as the ideal location if they decided …

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RGU athletes heading to Glasgow 2014 with Team Scotland …

News. Share … RGU: SPORT Scholars Rebecca Bee and Andrew McGovern secured their places on Team Scotland earlier this year and they will be joined in Glasgow by RGU Alumni Hannah Miley and Leigh Fawcett.

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