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Scottish Premiership – Scott Brown signs new deal with Celtic

Scottish Premiership – Scott Brown signs new deal with Celtic. Celtic captain Scott Brown has signed a new contract with the Scottish champions that will commit him to the club until the summer of 2018, the Parkhead club have announced. 3 hours ago PA …

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Switch to fast lane of internet, Scottish firms told

BUSINESSES in Scotland are risking cutting themselves off from the online world by failing to upgrade to the latest version of internet addressing technology, an expert has warned. Neil Anderson, security director at networking consultancy Farrpoint …

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Profit warning from Scottish Gas owner

Scottish Gas owner Centrica yesterday warned profits will be lower than expected after the mild autumn saved households on average about £100 on their bills. The group said warmer temperatures compared with 2013 meant average residential gas …

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Sturgeon set to sack minister | Scotland | News | Daily Express

He has fallen out with various groups and organisations, including the judiciary, especially over his determination to abolish the centuries-old corroboration rule, one of the cornerstones of Scottish criminal law. Mr MacAskill …

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Scottish aristocrat facing jail time | Scotland | News | Daily …

A SELF-styled 'Scottish aristocrat' is facing nearly two years in an American jail after claiming state benefits while living in luxury.

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Bo'ness High pupils make first step on coaching ladder

Nicole Anderson, PE Teacher at Bo'ness High School said: "Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed the Scottish FA Early Touches course delivered by Aidan. They have gained the necessary basic skills in order to progress them through their coaching career.

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Sturgeon sworn in as First Minister

She is due to take First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament for the first time in her new role this afternoon. Ms Sturgeon succeeds Alex Salmond, who announced he would step down after a majority of voters rejected independence in …

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Scottish Premiership: Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a new deal

Scottish Premiership: Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a new deal. Last Updated: 20/11/14 9:50pm. 0. Scott Brown: Celtic skipper has signed a new contractn. Celtic have announced captain Scott Brown has signed a new contract with the Scottish champions.

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Retailers under weather, latest Scottish Retail Consortium-KPMG monthly survey …

The latest Scottish Retail Consortium-KPMG monthly survey shows that total retail sales fell 1.2% in Scotland in October when compared to a year ago. The non-food category did relatively well, with a flat performance year-on-year, but the overall …

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Murderer paedophiles sue ministers over hurt feelings

Two paedophiles who murdered a woman are suing Scottish ministers over lack of contact in jail and for £35,000 compensation each over "hurt feelings". William Lauchlan and Charles O'Neill killed Allison McGarrigle after she planned to reveal their sex …

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New reports released on Knapdale Scottish Beaver Trial

The studies will help the Scottish government in considering any future reintroductions of the animals. The first Norwegian beavers were released in Knapdale in 2009 after six months of quarantine at the Highland Wildlife Park near Aviemore. The …

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Nicola Sturgeon in 'open' offer to rivals

She said work was under way to improve decision-making at the Scottish Medicine Consortium, which looks at the use of drugs in the NHS, as well as health boards. Again appealing for consensus, the first minister, added: "On this issue, possibly above …

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Scottish Cup takes centre stage for Bellshill and Thorniewood

It's Scottish Cup time for Bellshill Athletic and Thorniewood United on Saturday with both sides facing home ties against East Region opposition. Thorniewood take on Broughty Athletic at Robertson Park while Bellshill entertain Dundee side Downfield at …

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Snooker: Robert Carlisle top of the Scottish rankings

Edinburgh's Robert Carlisle won the battle for top spot in the Scottish amateur snooker rankings when he defeated team-mate Lee Mein in the final of Main Tour Event 2 at Locarno Snooker Club. After the first four frames were shared, Carlisle edged in …

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Saltire Literary Awards honor Scotland's best books of 2014 …

The Saltire Society, leading independent promoter of Scottish learning and culture, has just announced the results of its 2014 Saltire Literary Awards, "wi. … PUBLISHING. More on TechnologyTell: Gadget News | Apple News …

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'Bring your A game', manager McLeish tells Musselburgh Athletic ahead of …

STEVIE McLeish has told his Musselburgh Athletic team to bring their “A game” on Saturday to avoid a Scottish Junior Cup shock. Stevie McLeish. Musselburgh welcome Luncarty to Olive Bank knowing a win will see them progress to the fourth round of the …

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Johansen: Celtic improving

Select your team… Scottish Football · Aberdeen · Celtic · Dundee · Dundee U · Hamilton · Inverness · Kilmarnck · Motherwell · Partick · Ross Co · St J'stone · St Mirren · Dunf'mline · Falkirk · Hearts · Rangers · Barclays Prem · Arsenal · A Villa …

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Holstein chairman quits in vote upheaval

The club's vice-chairman, Brian Yates of East Logan Farm, Castle-Douglas, told The Scottish Farmer: "I am aware of a split in the membership over what happened at the agm but I am neutral to what happened and have no comment to make at this stage.".

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Transfer news: English and Scottish clubs chasing Derry City's Stephen Dooley

Dooley is available on a free transfer in January and the news has alerted his suitors who are keen to lure him away from the Brandywell. The likes of Chesterfield, Accrington Stanley and Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle are all thought to be …

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Scottish fact of the day: Pantile roofing

Culross Abbey had, since the early 15th century, been involved with both industries, but it was Sir George Bruce – who expanded both industries after the Scottish Reformation – who was ultimately responsible for both industries taking off. Sir George …

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Be vigilant against bird flu

"Although avian influenza has been confirmed in England only, I urge Scottish poultry producers to stay vigilant for any signs of disease – and my officials have this afternoon updated industry representatives and other key stakeholders with the latest …

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Torcuil Crichton: Scottish Labour would be right to make decision on Trident a …

Katy Clark, the Scottish deputy leader candidate, isn't. Cathy Jamieson would presumably have to give up a ministerial post or vote against her principles. Under new Scots leadership, Labour might recover from wipe-out poll figures and get a hearing …

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Scottish ferry passengers liven up Shetland Islands crossing with dance party

Scottish ferry passengers liven up Shetland Islands crossing with impromptu dance party. Ferry's car deck was transformed into a wild scene of dancing and music; A full five-piece ceilidh band were returning from the Shetland Folk Festival; The band …

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Gaelic Awards 2014: Best of Scottish heritage celebrated at our big night out

A KARATE-chopping Gaelic instructor and volunteer “granny” to generations of toddlers were among those lauded at the Daily Record's annual Gaelic Awards. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. The winners of the Scottish Gaelic Awards VIEW GALLERY.

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£550k bid to light up Scottish Parliament foyer

THe foyer of the Scottish Parliament is set for a £550,000 lighting upgrade – even though it was deliberately designed to have a “subterranean” feel. Late Holyrood architect Enric Miralles wanted visitors to enter a slightly darkened space and …

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Bo'ness High pupils make first step on coaching ladder

Nicole Anderson, PE Teacher at Bo'ness High School said: "Our pupils thoroughly enjoyed the Scottish FA Early Touches course delivered by Aidan. They have gained the necessary basic skills in order to progress them through their coaching career.

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Birds-eye drone footage used to…

HBJ Property has started using drone-recorded footage to showcase the views and architecture of some of its up-for-sale properties. In a move recognising the importance of the technology, the firm has started using drones to shoot footage of homes.

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Scottish Canal's Trim Trail on banks of Forth and Clyde Canal to keep …

Scottish Canal have launched the Trim Trail, a series of workout stations on the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal, to encourage Glaswegians to keep active over the festive season. Running from Scotland's first urban watersports centre in Pinkston …

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Cameron backs Scottish control of benefit spending

Almost all benefit spending could be devolved to Scotland, David Cameron has suggested, as he told MPs he is likely to back the proposals made by Lord Smith in his much-anticipated report. The prime minister was quizzed on his views on further Scottish …

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Progress across the board for disability football

With the continuing success of the North Region Disability performance squad and school festivals, as well as the growth of power chair football in the area, it is no surprise that Claire McDonald, Scottish Disability Sport Regional Manager for …

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Nicola Sturgeon 'open to ideas' on Scottish issues

A similar approach was adopted when the Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson mentioned a high-profile rape case to highlight shortcomings in the justice system. Ms Davidson called for an end to the early release of violent prisoners citing the …

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Youngsters taught the importance of rail safety

Paul Reilly, Programme Manager for the Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme added: "We are delighted that the opportunity to work in partnership with the Scottish FA and Falkirk Community Trust to deliver rail safety awareness prior to the …

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Scottish football: Judge issues arrest warrant for former Rangers owner Craig …

A High Court Judge has issued an arrest warrant for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte. Neither Whyte, who bought the Glasgow club for £1 from Sir David Murray in May 2011, nor his legal team were present at the hearing in London, the fourth such hearing …

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Progress across the board for disability football in North Region

With the continuing success of the North Region Disability performance squad and school festivals, as well as the growth of power chair football in the area, it is no surprise that Claire McDonald, Scottish Disability Sport Regional Manager for …

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Nicola Sturgeon 'open to ideas' on Scottish issues

A similar approach was adopted when the Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson mentioned a high-profile rape case to highlight shortcomings in the justice system. Ms Davidson called for an end to the early release of violent prisoners citing the …

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