Category: NEWS

Scotland’s nurses, midwives and paramedics offered pay rise

NURSES, midwives and paramedics are to be offered a minimum 9% pay rise over the next three years. The Scottish Government said its proposals would benefit 147,000 staff...

Late Frightened Rabbit singer’s brother opens up with frank mental health message

THE brother of Frightened Rabbit’s lead singer Scott Hutchison has spoken frankly about the musician’s death and the effect it had on him one month on. Scott...

Sleep in the Park 2018: Massive event coming to Glasgow after success of Edinburgh night

THE world’s biggest simultaneous multi-city sleepout will come to Glasgow after a successful first event in Edinburgh last year. Homeless social enterprise Social...

Nicola Sturgeon wields the axe and brings in new blood in Cabinet reshuffle

Nicola Sturgeon has executed the bloodiest and most sweeping reshuffle of devolution by changing half her cabinet, including the beleaguered Health Secretary Shona...

Cabinet reshuffle: Five new faces as Sturgeon presides over dramatic changes

FROM the pavement outside, there was little sign of the upheaval taking place behind the black door of number six, Charlotte Square. A gaggle of journalists and...

Opposition demand policy changes as well as new faces

JEANE Freeman came under attack within minutes of being confirmed as Health Secretary yesterday, as Labour raised a previous briefing against a nurse. Mr Freeman was...

Iain McWhirter: Gamble for the SNP in asking voters too many complex questions

MONEY, as we know, never sleeps. The former editor of the Daily Record, Murray Foote, has revealed that, on the eve of the independence referendum in 2014, he was...

John Swinney accused of ‘mother of all climbdowns’ after shelving flagship school Bill

EDUCATION Secretary John Swinney has been accused of the “mother of all climbdowns” after shelving his flagship school legislation. As The Herald revealed...

Partick pub fight sees men assaulted as police seek witnesses

TWO men were assaulted, one seriously, after a massive fight outside a popular Partick pub. Police and ambulances rushed to the Quarter Gill on Dumbarton Road after the...

Use it or lose it: Dozens of Glasgow taxi drivers licenses suspended for NOT living here

Dozens of Glasgow cab drivers had their permits suspended this week. Licensing bosses swung the axe on a list of cabbies whose registered addresses are outside of...