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Scottish Premiership: Inverness v Aberdeen team news

Scottish Premiership: Inverness v Aberdeen team news. Last Updated: 26/12/14 1:35pm. 0. Barry Robson: Has not featured for the Aberdeen first team since November 9. Inverness Caley Thistle will be without the suspended Ross Draper for the visit of …

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Tribute to Scottish countryside legend

A life-size statue commemorating the life of Scottish countryside legend Tom Weir is to be unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond. Tom, who came from Springburn, was a prolific writer, broadcaster and expert on Scotland's great outdoors. He passed away …

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Early start for Scottish bargain hunters

Consumers braved icy temperatures to pick up cut-price gadgets, toys and clothes across Scottish stores, with extra staff and security brought in to deal with the crowds. Gary Turnbull, manager at intuBraehead in Glasgow, said: "Quite a few of the …

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Paramedic dies after collision – Police Scotland

A paramedic has died after being knocked down at an ambulance station car park in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Alison Smith, 51, from Irvine, was struck by a vehicle at the Scottish Ambulance Service station in Western Road at about 07:00 GMT on Tuesday.

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Budding chefs served up some Scottish treats

As part of a 'Food for Thought' project P7/6 focused on Scottish food and recipes. They looked at typical Scottish foods available in supermarkets and Scottish recipes and took part in cooking sessions for traditional dishes such as lentil soup, potato …

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Scottish Champions Confident Of Fending Off Arsenal & Liverpool Interest In …

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has said that he expects to keep Virgil van Dijk at Parkhead, despite Arsenal and Liverpool being tipped to move for the defender in the January transfer window. Liverpool and the Gunners – both of whom have problems at the …

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Daily Record Rugby Show: Alan Solomons rates Scottish derby alongside best …

THE Edinburgh coach praises the Scottish derby and talks about his side's chances and opponents, Glasgow Warriors. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Video loading. EDINBURGH'S head coach Alan Solomons has coached South Africa to success against …

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Family of Scottish student killed in US set up charity in her memory

The family of a Scottish student who was knocked down and killed during an exchange trip to the US have set up a charity in her memory to help disadvantaged school pupils. The family of a Scottish student who was knocked down and killed during an …

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Scottish darts star Robert Thornton: Glasgow bin lorry tragedy has left me numb

And the Scottish star says being close to his grandkids Katie-Ann, Alan and Robert at this time of the year is all that counts. Thornton will return to London today as he prepares for his second-round match at the William Hill World Darts Championship …

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Christmas gift for Scottish clubs as SFA dole out £1.7million festive bonus …

Stewart Regan, Scottish FA Chief Executive said: “The Scottish FA expects to record healthy year-end figures, largely due to important commercial sponsorship and television deals but also as a result of the recent Vauxhall International Challenge Match …

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Next step in Scottish government bonds – News stories …

Being able to issue bonds will give the Scottish government additional source funding as part of its new tax and borrowing powers.

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Top Scottish butcher

JOHN LAWSON Butchers has taken the top Scottish prize in the 'Butchers Shop of the Year' awards. inShare0. Graham Laweson receiving his award from Mathew Fort. The Uphall butchers took home the title after being finalists in the competition for the …

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'James Bond Is White And Scottish': Rush Limbaugh Takes Issue With Idris Elba …

Sadly, Limbaugh isn't so keen on the idea of a black Bond, insisting that being “white and Scottish” is integral to the identity of the fictional, just to reiterate FICTIONAL, spy. We're not sure if Ian Fleming's books even specify the actual race of …

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Scottish Government's eco credentials in “tatters”

The Liberal Democrats have claimed the Scottish Government's eco credential are in “tatters” and it has taken little if any action to make its own buildings greener. The accusation follows the revelation that hardly anything has been done to improve …

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Scottish beavers break tradition with wife-swapping

But when two pairs were introduced to the wild west coast of Scotland, they let standards slip and promptly indulged in a partner-swap. The five-year Scottish Beaver Trial was held in Knapdale Forest in mid-Argyll, and beavers remain in the area.

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Unite and the ongoing debate in Scotland | Letters | UK …

Your interesting two-part series, Britain on the brink and How the kingdom survived (17-18 December) had an unfortunately misleading subhead: The real story of the Scottish referendum. You explained very well the unity of the establishment in overcoming the threat to its existence but readers might have come away with the impression that it was […]

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Queen's Christmas Day speech urges peace and reconciliation

Speaking with the conviction of her faith, the devout 88-year-old monarch highlighted the importance of opposing sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate and Northern Ireland's Troubles overcoming their differences. She also spoke of her …

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Scottish engineers deliver instrument to study 'greenhouse …

Engineers in Edinburgh used to building instruments to look at the atmospheres of stars and distant planets have turned their attention to the atmosphere of Earth. A prototype instrument designed and built at the UK …

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Ford focus drove Darren Henderson's Ayrshire minnows to Scottish Junior Cup …

Who would have thought 12 months ago the Scottish Junior Cup would be taking up residence in the small Ayrshire town of Hurlford, that Pollok would be relegated from the Super Premier Division, or that Troon would have emerged as a force to be reckoned …

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Scottish parents get gift of Christmas Day babies

AT LEAST two Scottish babies not due until next year made early appearances today to provide their parents with an unexpected extra Christmas present. Holly Affleck's unscheduled festive arrival at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital helped parents Marie and …

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In pictures: Why The Kelpies have been named as Scottish 'National Treasures'

A £25 million award from Big Lottery's 'Living Landmarks' Fund, and a partnership between Falkirk Council, Central Scotland Forest Trust and Scottish Canals helped fund The Kelpies project. Last month, we told you that site had won a Scottish …

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In pictures: Scottish football's Christmas photo album

TAKE a look back over some of some festive snaps from across the decades in our special Christmas Day picture gallery. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. VIEW GALLERY. AS you sit down to your Christmas feast today, having spent the better part of the day …

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Greens And SNP In TV Debate Polling Surge – Scottish …

Scottish Statesman Pro-Independence News … Interestingly, this change is not reflected in Scotland where the Green Party have actually slipped back slightly, which shows there are a very different set of issues at play. This is …

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Several dead after garbage truck jumps curb in Glasgow …

At least six people are dead after a garbage truck mounted a curb in downtown Glasgow, Scotland Monday afternoon. … downtown core. According to Sky News, the numbered of injured appear to be in the “double figures.” …

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Met Office warns of further threats to Christmas travel | UK …

Flooding causes problems throughout Scotland and signal failure disrupts train services through Gatwick station. … popular. Popular in uk news; Popular across the guardian. 1 …

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Boxing Day chill as Met Office issues Scottish weather warning

“The Scottish Government's Resilience operation is also actively monitoring weather developments and receiving updates from the Met Office, SEPA and the utilities companies, as well as keeping in touch with emergency responders and councils at a local …

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Queen's Speech: Elizabeth II Speaks Of The Troubles, Scottish Independence …

The Queen has used her Christmas Day broadcast to highlight the importance of reconciliation between opposing sides – from communities in Northern Ireland to those involved in the Scottish Independence referendum. In her annual address to the nation, …

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Scottish FA Statement: Rangers Football Club

The Scottish FA Board convened on Tuesday, 23rd December to hear a submission from the Board of Rangers Football Club. This meeting was arranged in respect of a request set out in an Application to Consent to an increase in MASH Holdings Limited's …

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Video: Solomons rates Scottish derby alongside best in the world

SOLOMONS praises the Scottish derby and talks about Edinburgh's chances and what he believes Glasgow's strengths are. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Video loading. EDINBURGH'S head coach Alan Solomons has coached South Africa to success …

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Clipper's final voyage charted in new book by Scottish author

The City of Adelaide transported thousands of settlers from Europe to Australia in the 19th century before ending up in Irvine, North Ayrshire. Scottish author Rita Bradd was granted exclusive access to accompany the 150-year-old ship on its final 14 …

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Crunch time for Scottish meat

"In now labelling 2015 as a 'crunch year' for the industry, therefore, I'm particularly conscious of the fact that Scottish farming's lobbyists and negotiators, including SAMW, definitely gave it their best shot in 2014 and are now looking for a …

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BBC Sport Scotland's Scottish football review 2014

The year in Scottish football saw corporate as well as competitive drama and upheaval, certainly, but also the usual doses of joy and sorrow. Individual stories abound, but there were prominent themes, too, not least some clubs shedding debt and others …

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Positive results for crofting

The figures are from the Economic Condition of Crofting 2011-2014 report, which was laid before the Scottish Parliament last week. Scotland's Crofting Minister, Aileen McLeod, commented: "This report provides the first ever estimate of the revenue …

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Scottish beef and dairy producers face BVD movement restrictions in 2015

Scottish beef and dairy producers have been urged to ensure their herds are free from Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) to avoid movement restrictions from summer 2015. The Scottish Government's BVD eradication scheme steps up a gear next year, with any …

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Rangers chairman David Somers could face probe by Stock Market regulators …

However, the Telegraph understands that the contents of the email between Somers and Barnes has perturbed the Scottish Football Association, which announced on Wednesday that it had rejected Ashley's proposal to increase his Rangers shareholding to …

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