Category: NEWS

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...

New poll says 47 per cent of Scots would reject independence

A new poll on Scottish Independence voting intentions by BMG Research shows that if a second referendum was held tomorrow, results would be similar to when Scots voted...

13-year-old boy critical after being hit by two cars in Glasgow

A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by two cars in Glasgow. The 13-year-old boy was struck by a black Audi and a red Ford Focus on...

Hard Brexit could cost 75,000 financial jobs in the UK

The cost of a so-called “hard Brexit” to revenues in Britain’s financial services sector could be as high as £38 billion, with up to 75,000 jobs...

Man guilty of 1998 murder of waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar

A man has been found guilty of murdering waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar more than 17 years ago in a retrial under double jeopardy laws. Ronnie Coulter, 48, was convicted by...

Police deploy cardboard cut-out officers to slow traffic

CARDBOARD cut-out police officers complete with speed guns are set to be used to slow danger drivers. The pop-up police officers – dubbed scarecrows – have...

Council tax rise gets green light from MSPs

Controversial plans to end the council tax freeze next year in order to raise £100m for education have been backed at Holyrood today. Opposition MSPs claimed the...

John Cleese criticises ‘half educated tenement Scots’

Monty Python actor John Cleese has come under fire on Twitter for criticising ‘half-educated tenement Scots’ The actor took to the social media site last...

Trial date set for former Rangers owner Craig Whyte

FORMER Rangers owner Craig Whyte could be set to stand trial next year over an alleged fraudulent takeover of the Ibrox club. Whyte today appeared for a hearing at the...

Ministers drive to boost cycling backfires after rates fall

Cycling rates in Scotland have fallen, in a setback to ministers' ambitions to quadruple them by 2020. The proportion of journeys by bike fell to 1.2 per...