Category: ARTS & ENTS!

Nicola Sturgeon to restart independence debate

Nicola Sturgeon will "restart the debate" on Scottish independence this week as the findings of her party's economic growth commission are revealed. The...

Unspun: the political diary

YET more raised eyebrows in the SNP deputy leadership race over Ivan McKee, campaign manager for frontrunner Keith Brown. Despite having a Glasgow seat, Mr McKee has a...

NHS Scotland spends £4m sending X-rays and scans to private radiologists in UK and overseas

NHS Scotland is spending nearly £4 million sending X-rays, CT and MRI scans to radiologists as far afield as India and Australia amid a major recruitment crisis....

Kevin McKenna: Nicola Sturgeon must call a second referendum on independence now

THOSE who migrated to Yes before the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence had all encountered their personal tipping points. For many the process of evangelisation...

STV staff to ballot for strikes over job losses

STAFF at the broadcaster STV are to ballot for industrial action in an attempt to get the company rethink plans to axe nearly 60 jobs and close loss-making digital...

Nae hame: Life in a Scots traveller site as eviction looms

Davie Donaldson is a young Scottish Traiveller. He has a shock o Scandinavian yella hair, paired wi a pale, honest face. He is a student at Aiberdeen University, an a...

Fears raised over loss of free-to-use cash machines in Scotland

FEARS that as many as 1,000 cash machines in Scotland could be axed have been raised as Scottish Labour MP Ged Killen today introduces a bill at Westminster to protect...

NHS Ayrshire needs fresh £20m bailout as boss John Burns says it will take 3 years to balance books again

BOSSES at a health board which was given a £23 million bailout from the Scottish Government said they do not expect to begin repaying the loan for at least three...

Iain Macwhirter: What if MPs were to agree that Holyrood was right to say No?

‘HOLYROOD does not consent to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill”. There you have it: a full blown constitutional crisis – a question of who rules. This is the...

Ex Rangers administrators David Whitehouse and Paul Clark continue legal fight over failed fraud arrests

TWO former Rangers FC administrators who were arrested during a high-profile investigation into the club’s affairs are beginning legal proceedings against...