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CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence

The Chief Executive of Pride Glasgow has announced his support for the independence campaign in Scotland. Alastair Smith said a “Yes” vote on 18 September would give Scotland a chance to enshrine LGBT rights in a written constitution. “Decisions …

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Glasgow 2014: Scottish interest at-a-glance

It's Games time in Glasgow and on day one Scots are taking to the pool, the cycling track and the judo mats, aiming to get the host nation off to a winning start. Michael Jamieson has been one of the faces of Glasgow 2014 in the build-up, and he goes …

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Bath-based Scottish swimmer Michael Jamieson targets world record

Michael Jamieson is the face of Glasgow 2014 and he now is determined to deliver a performance worthy of his poster-boy status – by winning opening-night gold in a world record time. Months of intensive work in the University of Bath pool have been …

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Defence Secretary blocked Scottish request for Red Arrows to use blue and …

It prompted a wave of online conspiracy theories and speculation that Scottish Nationalists had tried to get the display team to dump its red smoke canisters. Alex Salmond has already broken a pledge not to politicise the Games, predicting that Glasgow …

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Gordon Parks: Scottish football must go Dutch and put the fans first

It sounds radical to try to turn the natural order of Scottish football on its head in one fell swoop but here goes. One week in Holland with Dundee United was enough to see the sense of duty their teams have to provide support to the lower branches of …

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Justine Miliband joins campaign trail without husband Ed in battle against …

Justine Miliband is to hit the campaign trail without husband Ed today in a move which will dramatically raise her profile. The environmental lawyer will climb aboard Labour's battlebus in Glasgow to urge voters to reject Scottish independence. In an …

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How Scottish are Scottie dogs?

Scottish terriers stole the show at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, leading every nation as competitors walked around the stadium. But how did Scottie dogs come to be a symbol of Scotland? If a dog's status is in its name, the Scottie is top dog.

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Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay …

A new web series is re-imagining the Scottish independence dilemma as a gay romantic comedy. … Watch: Scottish independence dilemma re-imagined as gay romantic comedy. Tweet · Email. 24th July 2014, 11:55 AM; Nick Duffy, PinkNews.co.uk …. PinkNews covers religion, politics, entertainment, finance, and community news for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community in […]

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Argyll News: South Arran now Scotland's only community …

The south of the Isle of Arran is now, 24th July 2014, a marine protected area [MPA], following a Scottish Government announcement. Islanders and the Community of Arran Seabed Trust [COAST] – which has campaigned …

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GRANT FORREST'S first-round opponent in next week's Scottish Amateur …

GRANT FORREST'S first-round opponent in next week's Scottish Amateur Championship knows his game inside out. He should, too, as Greg Smail, as well as being his Craigielaw clubmate, caddied for the 2012 winner when he played in The Open at …

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Yes, no, maybe – what Scottish independence would mean for law firms

"The idea of maintaining continuity of law is also reflected in the Scottish government's draft Independence Bill, which says that the constitutional arrangements on day one of independence will be the same as the day before," she comments. Of course …

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John Barrowman, Tunnock's teacakes and Nessie: The most Scottish WTF …

Celebrating all things Scottish in verse, the song and dance man, 47, was clearly in his element, even grabbing a selfie with Nessie – as you do. Screen Shot 2014-07-23 at 21.11.58 (Picture: BBC). If Hollywood made Scottish musicals, it would look like …

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Prisoners fight ban on voting in Scottish independence referendum

In the Scottish case, the two prisoners have also argued that under UK referendum law, the Scottish government had the freedom to decide who could or could not vote on 18 September: it allowed 16- and 17-year-olds to vote for the first time, but …

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Scotland welcomes world with Commonwealth Games …

Scotland has welcomed the world with an Opening Ceremony to the XX Commonwealth Games featuring thousands of friendly faces, a blend of bagpipes, banter and bravado and a soundtrack made for the best party in town.

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Chance to try rugby pub | Scottish Licensed Trade News

A ten-year lease for a high street pub 400m from Scotland's national rugby stadium has come onto the market.

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West goes to the west end | Scottish Licensed Trade News

THE team behind West Brewery, Bar and Restaurant in Glasgow is expanding the brand with the opening of a second bar in the city.

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A hot spot in the Highlands | Scottish Licensed Trade News

A HOTEL on the route to Skye, with spectacular views of Loch Duich, is on the market.

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Highland businesses in running for awards | Scottish …

Scottish Licensed Trade News … RESTAURANTS, distilleries and breweries across the north of Scotland are in the running for a number of top food and drink awards. The shortlist for this year's Highlands & Islands Food …

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Spirited win for Bon Vivant | Scottish Licensed Trade News

“The Spirited Awards are the drinks industry Oscars and I was honoured just to be in the same room as so many peers whom I admire and respect. This win puts The Bon Vivant and Scotland on the global drinks map and …

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Commonwealth Games: Great Scots Throw Weight Behind …

The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony will be held in Glasgow on July 23.. latest CWG, 2014 news- Commonwealth Games: Great Scots Throw Weight Behind Glasgow Event.

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Beer festival coming to Scotland | Scottish Licensed Trade …

BEER festival Craft Beer Rising is coming to Scotland this September with an event at Glasgow's Drygate Brewery. … articles by list · Digital issues · Subscribe · Advertise · Contact us · Site map · Scottish Licensed Trade News …

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CAMRA crowns ale champions | Scottish Licensed Trade …

Dark Moor, a 4.5% ABV “dark fruity ale with undertones of liquorice and blackcurrant” from Barrhead's Kelburn Brewing Company, was named Champion Beer of Scotland for 2014 at the event in Edinburgh's Corn Exchange earlier this … Scottish Real Ale Festival spokesman Graeme Watt hailed the success of this year's event. “We're expanding every year,” […]

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Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony, full of …

With symbols of the Forth Bridge West to Edinburgh, Scotch whisky barrels, and Edinburgh Castle gate, the ceremony presented sports and culture in a distinguished Scottish style. … India | Latest India News | Get Free India.com Email | Live Cricket and · Home · Top n · Stream · Showbiz · Sports · Whatever […]

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BBC's sidelining of Scottish talent during the Games is all too typical

Those presenters, interviewers and commentators whose work has been confined to "local" – that is, Scottish – news and sport would have had a chance to show what they could do on a broader canvas, to a much wider audience. This is a chance missed.

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Increase in Scottish business failures

A total of 250 Scottish businesses went bust in the second quarter of 2014, a 35.9% increase on the same period last year. Official figures from the Accountant in Bankruptcy showed the level of business failures rose 2.4% from the first quarter of the …

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Kirkcaldy gets retail giant's only Scottish superstore

Kirkcaldy is set to become home to Next's only Scottish superstore – with the promise of a £4.5 million investment and 90 new local jobs. The announcement by the UK fashion and home retailer comes just days after Homebase revealed it was quitting Fife …

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How adorable Scottish terriers stole the show at Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony

When it came to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony for Glasgow 2014, comparisons to the London 2012 opener were inevitable. It seemed they would never be able to match up with Danny Boyle's spectacular two years ago, but organisers had a …

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Prisoners challenge bar on voting « Shropshire Star

Two prisoners serving life sentences who say rules which bar them from voting in the Scottish independence referendum breach their human rights are today due to launch a human rights fight in the UK's highest court.

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Video: Scots couple beg Scottish SPCA to let them keep housetrained fox cub …

Rocky was found on a road by Mark Lumsden and Louise Henderson, who took the cub home and nursed him back to health. But the couple have been left heartbroken after the Scottish SPCA took Rocky away from their home in Cowdenbeath, Fife. Mark, 27 …

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Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony gets Commonwealth Games off to uniquely …

The videos highlighted the work been done by UNICEF projects in each of the six regions of the Commonwealth and with an estimated one billion watching around the world on, Hoy and Scottish actor James McAvoy called on the watching millions to pick up …

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Is this #letsstaytogether video a Scottish separatist recruitment film?

Eddie Izzard tell us that it's nice to run marathons there, Fiona Phillips says something about boyfriends, John Barrowman puts on a Scottish accent, and Trinny and Susanna remind us how Great Britain works by explaining that it involves England …

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Alex Salmond: Glasgow will vote for independence and become 'Freedom City'

Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, said: “This is desperate stuff from Alex Salmond who is now reverting to type as a chest-beating Braveheart cheerleader. This is tired old rhetoric from a desperate politician trying to shore up …

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Commonwealth Games 2014: This was a true Scottish Terrier of an opening …

Whatever moments of greatness are achieved over the next 11 days, none of them will top the sight of the Indian delegation, whose status as the previous hosts saw them afforded the honour of being the first into the stadium, being led in by a Scottish …

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Scottish athletes to receive money for medals at Glasgow 2014

Scottish medallists are set to receive prize boost should they win a medal at the Commonwealth Scottish medallists at the Commonwealth Games will earn a share of a £300,000 ($511,270/€379,423) funding pool made available by Commonwealth Games …

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Scottish Star Wars enthusiast charges fans £6 per head to see his museum of …

A SCOTTISH Star Wars enthusiast has turned his home into a museum to show off his collection of movie memorabilia. Cheeky Stephen Scott is also charging visitors £6 to see his old toys, comics and action figures from the hit franchise. The 40-year-old …

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