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Scots convicts set free by prison bungles | UK | News | Daily …

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) blamed “communication errors” and “miscalculation of release date”. Politicians branded the figures “utterly unacceptable” and Scottish Tory justice spokeswoman Margaret Mitchell MSP …

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Scottish Woman Had Sex Toy Left Inside Vagina for 10 years – Without Even …

A woman in Scotland's life was at risk as she had a five-inch sex toy inside her for 10 years without even knowing it, a report has claimed. The 38-year-old woman, who has not been named, arrived at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, shaking and feeling …

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Gary Lineker's shout in Japanese phone advert sounds Scottish!

Gary Lineker's shout in Japanese phone advert sounds Scottish! Gary Lineker features in a Japanese television advert for mobile phone operator SoftBank, which also features attacker Shinji Kagawa. Inside the lost college parties of the… Read More.

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Scottish Independence: Scotland Swimmer Daniel Wallace Shouts 'Freedom …

Scotland swimming gold medalist Daniel Wallace became the first home nation athlete competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to indicate his decision regarding next month's independence vote after winning the 400m individual medley. Wallace …

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Election staff still wanted for Scottish Independence …

About this Site · Council Website · Feedback · Sign up for weekly news round up · Home · Business … Most of you will be aware that a referendum on Scottish independence is taking place on September 18 this year. The Council's Election …

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Eustice talks to Scottish fishing leaders

FISHERIES Minister, George Eustice, was in Peterhead and Fraeburgh yesterday for important discussions with Scottish fishing leaders regarding the December TAC negotiations and the new discard ban and landing obligation, which come into force in …

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For everyone else in the UK (40 reasons to support Scottish independence: 40)

Scottish independence would release the rest of the UK from post-imperial Britain and create an opportunity to build a new system for themselves too. "If the Scots want to show some solidarity with the people in England who feel trapped in a …

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Celebrate At Home With These Scottish Recipes

The Commonwealth Games 2014 are in full swing – and if you weren't lucky enough to get tickets for Glasgow, why not celebrate at home with these delicious Scottish recipes from Great British Chefs? Raspberry and Cream Cranachan – Shaun Rankin.

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Now that's a pants celebration! Scottish table tennis player's huge reaction …

Now table tennis player Gavin Rumgay has joined the list of athletes with famous celebrations – after showing off his pants at the Commonwealth Games. The Scottish number one pulled up his trousers to reveal his stripey underwear after winning a …

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Commonwealth Games: Katie Archibald sets new Scottish record

Katie Archibald posted a new Scottish record in the 3000m individual pursuit as she qualified for a bronze medal play-off against Australia's Amy Cure at the Sir Chris Hoy Veldorome this morning. The 20 year-old Milngavie rider, who has dyed her hair …

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Glasgow 2014: Scottish duo win tandem time trial gold

Neil Fachie and pilot Craig Maclean win gold for hosts Scotland in the men's Para-cycling 1,000m time trial B2 tandem at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Their time of one minute 2.096 seconds pushed Australia into second, with Matthew Ellis and pilot …

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Alistair Darling: Scottish nationalists will become 'increasingly desperate …

He added that Nationalists "will be desperate to pull any trick they can when the Scottish Parliament is sitting or when it is not". Better Together's new Paisley office is just yards from the 12th century abbey where William Wallace is said to have …

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MoD Refused Scottish Colours For Red Arrows

A request by Commonwealth Games organisers for the Red Arrows to trail the colours of the Scottish flag during the opening ceremony was overruled by the Government, it has emerged. The Ministry of Defence was approached by the organising committee …

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Stone Pages Archaeo News: Ancient Scottish rock carving …

A precious rock carving that was found and then deliberately lost again, may be about to make a re-appearance in Central Scotland. The rock carving, known locally as the Cochno stone, is believed to be at least 5,000 years …

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Home youth national team matches confirmed for 2014

News. Share via Facebook; Share via MySpace; Share via StumbleUpon; Share via Delicious; Share via Digg; Share via Twitter … Scotland's under-19s, under-16s and under-15s will play in a number of home matches between now and the end of the year, including two in the Sky Sports Victory Shield where the Scots will look to […]

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The Commonwealth Games may boost the yes vote for Scottish independence

The opening ceremony was either cheeky, fun and knowing about Scottish tropes – Loch Ness monster, highland flings, Irn Bru – or cliched and predictable, depending on who you spoke to. Everyone agrees that Billy Connolly's speech about Glasgow being …

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Nationalists desperate, claims MP « Shropshire Star

The former chancellor also welcomed the news that Britain's economy is growing faster than any other developed country and the Royal Bank of Scotland's largest profit announcement since he bailed them out in 2008.

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Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth …

The Scottish government is to fly a rainbow flag from its headquarters for the duration of the Commonwealth Games. … Scottish government to fly Pride flag for Commonwealth Games. Tweet · Email. 25th July 2014, 1:57 PM; Nick Duffy, PinkNews.co.uk. Alex Salmond pledged to …. PinkNews covers religion, politics, entertainment, finance, and community news for […]

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Thirty new marine protected areas declared in Scotland

This morning, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) received the welcome news that the Scottish Government has announced the designation of 30 new marine protected areas (MPAs) in its waters. Among them is the South Arran …

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Start of the gold rush: English and Scottish athletes win clutch of medals …

English and Scottish athletes have begun a rush of medals in Glasgow after winning 10 golds, 10 silvers and seven bronzes on the first day of the Commonwealth Games. Alistair Brownlee, 26, and his brother Jonathan, 24, brought England's woeful summer …

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Royal Scottish Geographical Society celebrates 130 years of reaching for new …

Closer to home, the society's members and council have helped establish countless charities and organisations such as the Scottish Ski Club, Edinburgh Zoo, the National Trust for Scotland and the National Parks campaigns, as well as forums on flooding, …

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Glasgow 2014: A day of mixed fortunes for Scottish cycling at the Sir Chris …

AFTER the highs of Day One when cycling delivered Scotland's first medal of the Games, this morning was a story of mixed fortunes for our Braveheart bikers. A promising start saw Anna Turvey set a new Scottish record time of 3:40.525 in qualifying for …

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Unique Scottish Disability Directory launches | DisabledGo …

The Scottish Disability Directory is the only directory of its kind in Scotland. The touch of a button provides access to info on … Home · About Us · Disabled News · DisabledGo Blog · Our Website. Menu. Home · About Us · Disabled News …

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Local lad returns to develop West Dunbartonshire grassroots

When the Football Development Officer vacancy in West Dunbartonshire arose, Kenny McComish couldn't wait to get his application form in. The chance for the local lad to help develop and shape football in his home region, using the vast experience he …

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Darling: 'desperate' Scottish nationalists will pull any trick they can when …

He added: "We are obviously anticipating that the nationalists, in their desperation, will be desperate to pull any trick they can when the Scottish Parliament is sitting or when it is not." The Scottish Parliament returns to business on August 5, two …

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Glasgow 2014: James Guy follows Scottish trio into 400m freestyle final at …

The 18-year-old Millfield man finished fourth in the last of the three heats in a time of 3mins 47.27secs, with Scottish swimmers Stephen Milne, Robbie Renwick and Daniel Wallace all finishing ahead of him. Guy safely made it through to the final as …

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Cullerlie ceilidhs and Scottish traditions…

The line-up for this year includes Perthshire's Aileen Carr, an eclectic singer with a wide repertoire of songs; John Crawford, who mainly sings Scottish traditional ballads; John Greaves, a retired farmer from the North York Moors who sings in his own …

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Scottish talent in Core line-up

Scots bands Big Country and The Bay City Rollers and singer Eddi Reader, who made her name in Fairground Attraction, will join funnyman Danny Bhoy and comic Susan Calman at the theatre. Also lined up are Irish comedian Jason Byrne, who is inviting …

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Scottish farming's man in Brussels

"The National Sheep Association, the Scottish Beef Association, Farmers for Yes, the Scottish Crofting Federation, the Scottish Organic Producers Association, the New Entrants Forum, the Scottish Tenant Farmers Association, Nourish Scotland, Scotland …

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Review into the role of women in the Scottish economy

A review is to be carried out with the aim of helping more women back into work. Professor Lesley Sawers, vice principal and pro vice chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University, will carry out the research into the role of women in the Scottish …

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Scottish GP conquers Britain's 10 biggest peaks in under a day

He described the Scottish scenery as 'magical' and the weather as 'highly variable', which at times made the going tough. 'We had fog, wind, rain, and even a glimpse of sunshine. We were both glad that the promised thunderstorms did not materialise …

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Midnight League participants tell their stories

Run in partnership between CashBack for Communities, The Scottish FA and the Bank of Scotland, the programme has expanded over the last 5 years to be established in all 32 Scottish local authorities. Over 6000 young people participate in the programme …

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Judo – Scottish sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks both win gold

Swimming – Ross Murdoch gold and Michael Jamieson silver in 200m breaststroke; Judo – Scottish sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks both win gold; Triathlon – England's Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win gold; Cycling – Sir Bradley Wiggins wins …

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Nicola Adams hoping for support from Scottish supporters

"I've got a bandana made out of Adams tartan that a six-year-old girl Scottish girl sent me in the post," Adams told Press Association Sport. "I hope I've already done enough to win over the Scottish fans but hopefully if I wear a bit of tartan into …

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Unionists need not fear Scottish independence

If they have no problem attending these events why do they have such a problem with Scottish independence? Surely, if Scotland becomes an independent nation, the historic ties that have bound Northern Ireland/Ulster and Scotland for centuries will …

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