Category: NEWS

Police rethink rules on tattoos, fitness test and driving

Police Scotland is reviewing its regulations on officers with tattoos, its fitness test and driving requirements as it struggles to meet the SNP’s commitment to...

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver lied repeatedly

The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people repeatedly lied about his medical history, a sheriff has found. Harry Clarke had lost consciousness...

Donald Trump calls for ‘complete ban’ on Muslims entering US

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is calling for a “complete and total shutdown” on Muslims entering the United States. Trump says in a...

Alex Salmond and Jeremy Corbyn demand apology from David Cameron over ‘terrorist sympathisers’ comment

Alex Salmond has demanded that David Cameron apologise for suggesting that MPs who oppose airstrikes in Syria are voting with terrorist sympathisers. The former SNP...

Extra security for Scotland’s Jewish school

SCOTLAND’S only Jewish school is to be given a security guard after parents expressed fears about attacks on their children. A guard will be appointed to patrol...

Poll: 72% of Scots oppose extending air strikes in Syria

Seventy two per cent of Scots are against air strikes in Syria, according to a poll. A poll by voteScotland and voteEngland showed a majority of Scots are against David...

SNP’s free tuition policy has “embedded social inequality”

THE Scottish Government’s flagship policy of free tuition for Scottish university students has helped cement social inequalities, experts have warned. Academics...

David Cameron scores own goal ahead of Commons air strikes debate: Mike Settle’s analysis

Talk about scoring an own goal. David Cameron’s call to Conservative MPs not to go through the division lobbies with Labor MPs, whom he described as a...