Category: NEWS

David Mundell ‘coming out was best moment of my life’

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has revealed coming out as gay at the age of 53 was one of the most difficult and best moments of his life. Mr Mundell, who announced he...

The escaped American slave who felt an equal man in Edinburgh

It was after arriving in Scotland that former plantation slave Frederick Douglass was made to feel like an equal man for the first time. Frederick Douglass arrived in...

Trump issues legal threat over new film

Donald Trump has threatened legal action after a 92-year-old Scottish widow who lives near his Aberdeenshire golf course spoke out in a row over her water supply. The...

Nicola Sturgeon reveals 36-hour wait on Brexit “hotline”

Nicola Sturgeon today claimed the Scottish Government was left waiting 36 hours to get a response from an so called Brexit "hotline" unveiled by Theresa May...

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...

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...

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...