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Laura Muir sails into 1500m final as Scottish star hails 'amazing' home crowd

Laura Muir sails into 1500m final as Scottish star hails 'amazing' home crowd. Laura Muir qualifies for the women's 1500m final; 21-year-old finishes third in her heat; England's Martyn Rooney also breezes through 400m heat. By Guy Aspin And Simon …

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Scottish Water fined for dumping chemical waste

SCOTTISH WATER has been fined for discharging chemicals into a burn where hundreds of dead fish were found. Members of the public reported seeing the dead fish at the Alva Burn in Clackmannanshire at the end of August last year. An investigation by …

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Glasgow Commonwealth Games open in Scottish style | CQ …

THE 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has opened today in Scottish style.

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Labour: We would let state companies bid for Scottish rail

LABOUR'S would-be transport secretary would let state-owned companies bid for Scottish rail routes — if Scotland is still part of the union. Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh yesterday acknowledged a “raw deal” under privatisation as she inched …

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Scottish duo finish one-two to reach men's 200 metres backstroke final

Scots Ryan Bennett and Craig McNally finished one-two in their heat to reach the final of the men's 200 metres backstroke as the penultimate day of swimming began at the Commonwealth Games. Bennett was fifth fastest qualifier but Australia are well …

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Scottish Government launches 'one-stop shop' equality …

A new website which aims to promote equality in Scotland has been launched by the Scottish Government. The site will initially focus on disability, race and LGBTI equality, with other equality elements to be added later.

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Fowler silences Scottish crowd in his continued pursuit of Commonwealth gold

Fowler silences Scottish crowd in his continued pursuit of Commonwealth gold. Jul 28, 2014 23:30; By Liverpool Echo; 0 Comments. Fowler produced a clinical display to beat Scot Kieran Smith by a unanimous points decision to progress to quarter-finals.

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Scotland's Braveheart Dan Wallace strikes blow for freedom …

Scotland's Dan Wallace and England's Ben Proud sealed famous victories in the 400m individual medley and the 50m butterfly respectively. … 2014 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights …

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Scottish Premiership – Celtic bring in Berget on loan as Watt departs

Forward Berget – who comes with an option to buy for the Scottish club – was confirmed as Ronny Deila's second signing of the summer as Watt signed a five-year contract with Standard Liege. Berget told the official Celtic website: "I am delighted to …

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The Franco-Scottish Salmon Company

Lisa Connell, Training and Development Manager at SSC, said: 'The Scottish Salmon Company is delighted to welcome the second group of French students after such a successful first month with their colleagues. 'It has been an exciting and new experience …

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Scottish Water has been fined for discharging chemicals into a burn where …

Members of the public reported seeing the dead fish at the Alva Burn in Clackmannanshire at the end of August last year. An investigation by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) found that chlorinated water had flowed into the burn from …

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Boost for Scottish independence as undecided voters switch to yes camp

Meanwhile, a new campaign to persuade up to 300,000 people in Scotland who are not registered to vote to join the electoral roll has been launched by the Daily Record, Electoral Commission, the Scottish TUC and the Scottish Council for Voluntary …

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Georgia Davies sets new Games record in 50m backstroke as Scottish duo Ryan …

The 23-year-old, who won silver in the 100m final, came home in 27.90 seconds ahead of Emily Seebohm of Australia. England's Lauren Quigley was third-fastest while Kathleen Dawson set a new Scottish record in 28.56. Talent: Georgia Davies set a new …

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'Independence could shrink Scottish economy by £8 billion'

Speaking to the Border Union agricultural show in Kelso, Mr Darling is said to have warned that the "border effect" could hamper thousands of Scottish businesses if the country goes independent. "The access to the single market of 63 million people in …

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Scottish referendum: oh, to belong to this clamjamfry of yes voters

No matter that you left the Scottish electoral roll in the 1980s and will have no vote in the referendum. Your views and voting intention, even without an actual vote, are apparently of interest. You work in what's loosely called the arts and will be …

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Scottish independence: SNP considers inflation-based minimum wage but stops …

Christina McKelvie, a SNP member of the Scottish Parliament, said: "We know one of the key drivers of poverty is earnings, which is why we would use the powers of independence to set a Scottish minimum wage guarantee. A minimum wage that rises – at the …

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Meet the Microbrewers of Denmark: The taste of Danish …

Our Enterprise Europe Network team is offering Scottish businesses a fantastic opportunity to attend a guided business trip to Funen in Denmark. 29 September – 1 October 2014Odense, DenmarkAttendees will get the chance …

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Holyrood report hails potential economic benefit of 'fracking …

Developing shale oil and gas resources in Scotland could deliver a number of positive economic impacts, according to an independent report. Experts found there are no significant technological barriers to the development of …

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2014 Commonwealth Games Open Ceremony Scottish Humor at Its Best

The 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony was Scottish humor at its best. The problem is that many nations would have no idea what the elements really meant and just why there was a traffic cone on the top of a statue. Even some of the English, …

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Scottish Government launches 'one-stop shop' equality website

A new website which aims to promote equality in Scotland has been launched by the Scottish Government. The site will initially focus on disability, race and LGBTI equality, with other equality elements to be added later. It will be the Scottish …

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Tale of Two Governments on fracking

There is a clear contrast between Westminster's “gung-ho” approach to Fracking, and the evidence-based, consensual approach being pursued by the Scottish Government, the SNP said today. Westminster today announced fracking licenses for vast swathes …

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Smith sole voice of Scottish farming in Europe

The SNP MEP has been on the committee since 2007 but will now continue only as a substitute member, while also taking on membership of the committee on foreign affairs. The change now means that Scottish agriculture will only be represented by a single …

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Tay Grin says Malawian artists must embrace culture …

NyasaTimes Online is Malawi\'s award winning quality news source on the web offering breaking news and in-depth, analytical features,national, business, sports, political, columns, health, agriculture news from Malawi and Africa. … Malawi's hip-hop artist, Tay Grin, says his trip to Scotland where he went to perform at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Festival, has taught him […]

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Scottish fishermen to raise issues of quotas, discards with …

Undercurrent News. Scottish fishermen will highlight key issues of concern for the catching sector when they meet with UK fisheries minister George Eustice in the ports of Peterhead and Fraserburgh on July 24. Catching …

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Scottish duo Bennett and McNally reach backstroke final

Scottish duo Bennett and McNally reach backstroke final. Monday 28 July 2014. Scots Ryan Bennett and Craig McNally finished one-two in their heat to reach the final of the men's 200 metres backstroke as the penultimate day of swimming began at the …

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Ken Clarke Says Scottish #Indyref Is A 'Gamble' For David Cameron

David Cameron is "taking a gamble" on the future of the UK by allowing the referendum on Scottish independence, a Tory Party heavyweight has said. Ken Clarke, who first became a Tory minister in 1972 when Cameron was six, has criticised the September …

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Commonwealth Games Medallist Daniel Wallace Divides Critics Over 'Freedom …

Scott said the buzz amongst the Scottish swimmers was "absolutely amazing". "We are all such a close knit team and Dan's gold medal last night meant everyone was so inspired. Everyone today is getting in the pool and wanting to replicate what Dan did …

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Discharge fine for Scottish Water

An investigation by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) found that chlorinated water had flowed into the burn from the Alva Service Reservoir after a valve failed. Officers said Scottish Water failed to neutralise the discharge until they …

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Rangers offer Ibrox assurances

Rangers, who won promotion to the Scottish Championship last season, have already admitted fresh income will be required over the next year to meet running costs, with losses of nearly £70m announced for the first 18 months since the club was reformed …

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Scottish Water fine after chemical spill kills hundreds of fish

Scottish Water has been fined for discharging chemicals into a burn where hundreds of dead fish were found. Members of the public reported seeing the dead fish at the Alva Burn in Clackmannanshire at the end of August last year. An investigation by the …

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Greg Clark issues warning on Scottish independence

Greg Clark, the new minister for universities and science, has used one of his first speeches in the position to warn Scottish researchers of the disadvantages of leaving the UK. He said that a vote for independence in September “is a vote to leave the …

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Video: Commonwealth Games and Scottish independence

SCOTSMAN journalist Stephen McGinty disputed the notion that Scotland's success in claiming 30 medals in the opening four days of the Commonwealth Games would sway voters towards independence in today's Scotsman Google+ Hangout.

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Scottish bronze medal winner celebrated with Irn-Bru

Scotland's 13-year-old Commonwealth Games hero Erraid Davies has revealed she celebrated her bronze medal-winning swim with some Irn-Bru. Erraid told BBC Radio 5 Live: "I was just really happy – I didn't expect it. All I wanted was a PB [personal best].".

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Summit County Fair kicks off with rarely witnessed birth of …

News coverage from Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Copley, Fairlawn, Green, Hudson, Tallmadge, Bath Township, Summit County, Portage County, Kent, Stark County, Canton, Jackson, Wadsworth, Medina County and Wayne County for the Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com … Paula Hyde gently moves Zoe, a two-day-old Scottish Highland female calf as Zoe's mother Zepher keeps a close […]

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Dive in for Scottish scallops

When I first started cooking, all the best scallops were sent overseas and, unless you had a contact, they were difficult to get a hold of. Thankfully, that's not the case today so make sure to look out for flavour-packed scallops from Scottish waters …

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