Category: POLITICS

Scots actor John Hannah slams ‘fascist f***wits’ after Catholic is priest ‘spat at and hit with baton’ during Orange March

A prominent Scottish actor has said he is 'ashamed' of Glasgow in the wake of an attack on a Catholic priest. Four Weddings and a Funeral star John Hannah hit...

Organisers hail final weekend of TRNSMT as cops make 140 arrests

THE second annual TRNSMT festival came to an explosive end last night with help from Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers. A fortnight of unrivalled live music and great...

Blotter art: Warning over small paper square drug after Paisley seizure

POLICE have issued a warning over hallucinogenic drugs in the form of small paper squares after officers seized a quantity in Paisley. Sometimes referred to as blotter...

Paisley robbery: Hunt for ‘gaunt’ thugs who kicked and punched man

POLICE are hunting for two thugs of “gaunt appearance” after a man was rushed to hospital following a violent robbery in Paisley. The 56-year-old man was at...

Glasgow University to commemorate 19 forgotten men who gave their lives in WWI

Nineteen forgotten men who gave their lives in WWI are to be formally commemorated at the University of Glasgow. The men were among the fallen of the First World War...

Scottish broadcaster John Beattie knocked off bike by driver blinded by strong sunlight

SCOTTISH broadcaster John Beattie was knocked off his bike this morning by a driver who was blinded by strong sunlight. The former rugby union player feared he had a...

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...

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...

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...