Category: NEWS

EU student numbers at Scotland’s universities double

The number of EU students studying at Scotland’s universities has almost doubled since 2006, new figures show. EU nationals now account for the largest rise in...

Row after Scottish Government snub fracking ship arrival

A row has broken out after the Scottish Government snubbed a high-profile event to safeguard the future of the country’s biggest industrial site and thousands of...

Natalie McGarry MP charged with alleged fraud offences

The former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been charged in connection with alleged fraud offences involving a five figure sum. Ms McGarry, who has resigned the SNP whip but...

Trump v Clinton: Who won the debate?

The first live televised debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House has taken place. Performing well in the debate can make or break...

Callum Skinner releases medical records after being hacked

Callum Skinner – the gold and silver medallist in cycling at the Rio Olympics and one of the athletes whose medical data has been hacked by a group known as the...

Scotland weather: Travel disruption warning with 70mph gusts forecast

There have been warnings of travel disruption with parts of Scotland set to see gale force winds and gusts of up to 70mph over the next two days. Ferry operator CalMac...

Call for police to deal with minor crime over the phone

Police Scotland should deal with low-level crime over the phone rather than in person to allow officers more time to investigate other offences, according to a new...

Five Scottish universities in world’s top 200

The University of Edinburgh has been ranked among the top 30 universities in the world. The capital institution was named 27th in the latest Times Higher...

MSPs claimed £12.2 million in expenses last year

The expenses claimed by MSPs at Holyrood increased by more than £270,000 last year to reach £12.2 million it has emerged. Parliament officials say the rise...

UK ‘unable to protect itself’ from Russian attack

Britain’s armed forces would not be able to protect the country from a full-scale attack by Russia or another serious military power, the recently retired...