Category: scotlight

Scientists at forefront of fight to beat killer strains of superbugs

SCOTTISH scientists are to spearhead a multi-million pound project to find new weapons to fight strains of superbugs that cause sore throats, meningitis and killer...

Greens will move to shut Scotland’s Catholic schools, says church education boss

A VOTE for the Green Party is a vote to close Catholic schools in Scotland, the church's education chief has claimed. Michael McGrath accused the party of...

Federal system needed in UK to avoid “constitutional instability” of new Scotland Act and Evel, says expert

A fully federal system is needed in the United Kingdom to avoid the “constitutional instability” caused by the new Scotland Act and English votes for English...

Cameras roll but are farmers ready for their close-up?

If the recent 12-part television series This Farming Life showed anything, it was that farming can be and often is “just one damned thing after another”....

Andy Drane: Borders Railway offers game-changing boost for region

If you build it, they will come. Those were the ethereal words famously featured in the Kevin Costner film Field of Dreams, influencing his bizarre decision to build a...

Rangers: Mark Warburton will be backed in transfer market

Paul Murray has insisted Mark Warburton will be given the money he needs to go head to head with Celtic next season. And the Ibrox director believes that winning the...

Martin Dempster: Valderrama what European Tour needs

Wasn’t it fantastic to see Valderrama, venue for the 1997 Ryder Cup and long-time host of the season-ending Volvo Masters, back on the European Tour as it staged a...

Stoke 0 – 4 Tottenham: Two each by Kane and Alli for rampant Spurs

Tottenham cut Leicester’s lead at the Barclays Premier League summit to five points as two goals each by Harry Kane and Dele Alli secured a win at Stoke which was...

Craig Gordon: Celtic squad wanted so much more from season

He has just played his 100th game for the club, been recalled to the Scotland team and looks set to secure a second league title medal. But Celtic goalkeeper Craig...

Mark Warburton: Ronny Deila has had unfair abuse

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has questioned the clarity of demands Celtic have placed on Ronny Deila this season as he expressed sympathy for his beleaguered Old Firm...