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Jackie McNamara becomes York chief exec in bizarre twist

York have appointed former Celtic captain Jackie 
McNamara as their new chief executive just six days after his resignation as manager. Gary Mills was appointed...

Democrats raise £10k to help repair firebombed Republican office

Democrats have raised over $13,000 (£10,700) to help repair a local Republican Party office in North Carolina after it was vandalised and set on fire. A bottle...

Sunset Song named Scotland’s favourite book in new poll

Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon has been named Scotland’s favourite book in a new poll. The top ten novels in the BBC Scotland survey included contemporary and...

NatWest owner RBS denies claims it has closed RT’s bank accounts

Claims by Russian broadcaster RT that the Royal Bank of Scotland group’s NatWest arm has frozen its UK bank accounts have been denied by the bank. RBS said that it...

Ministers give controversial Highlands windfarm green light

A controversial 22-turbine windfarm in a remote area of Sutherland, earmarked by the Scottish Government for protection from such developments, has been given the green...

Irvine Welsh slams Nobel Prize award for Bob Dylan

Irvine Welsh has launched an attack on the Nobel Prize for literature which was given to Bob Dylan, branding it “an ill conceived nostalgia award”. The...

Scotland risks professional ‘brain drain’ outside EU

The prospect of a “hard Brexit”, placing restrictions on the freedom of movement by EU nationals, could have a severe impact on Scotland’s ability to...

JK Rowling plans five Fantastic Beasts films

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed she has planned scripts for at least four further Fantastic Beasts films. She made the announcement to thousands of delighted...

The scandal-ridden Duchess and her “strange” Highland love nest

It sat deep in a Highland glen, a “strange encampment” built by a scandal-ridden Duchess so she and her lover, the celebrated artist Edwin Landseer, could...

Theresa May leaves out Scottish Secretary from Brexit cabinet

Theresa May has been accused of treating Scotland with contempt by failing to include the Scottish Secretary in her Brexit Cabinet committee. The SNP reacted with fury...