Category: scotlight

SNP accused of ‘transparent campaign to undermine the BBC’

THE SNP has been accused of a “transparent campaign to undermine the BBC” after it insisted the broadcaster had failed to address a loss of trust among...

Judge rules against Scottish Labour in heated selection battle row

A SELECTION battle for a key Westminster seat has been thrown into disarray after a judge branded aspects of it “irrational” and “wrong in fact and...

Henrik Larsson steals Scott Brown’s thunder as Celtic and Ireland draw 2-2

The celebrations continued at Celtic Park this afternoon as the Parkhead support turned out to salute the contribution of Scott Brown. The events at Hampden yesterday...

Serial killer Dennis Nilsen’s body is released to next-of-kin

The body of infamous serial killer Dennis Nilsen has been released to his next-of-kin for a funeral after the opening of an inquest into his death. Nilsen, who is...

Schools being turned into ‘exam factories’ warns SSTA teaching union

Schools are being turned into “exam factories” with pupils under ever increasing stress, a teachers’ leader has warned. Seamus Searson, general...

Matthew Lindsay: Damage limitation must be the objective for understrength Scotland in Peru and Mexico

SCOTLAND’S sojurns to both South and Central America over the years have hardly been resounding successes. It is now nearly four decades since Ally MacLeod headed...

Motherwell hero Steve Kirk grateful to be here for chance to witness Hampden history

TWENTY-SEVEN years ago yesterday, Motherwell last won the Scottish Cup. In the eyes of their supporters, the 1991 team will always be immortal. But while that may be...

Brendan Rodgers urges his Celtic players to seize their chance to become history boys and complete the double treble

BRENDAN Rodgers has urged his Celtic players to seize the chance to make history and become the first team to win consecutive domestic trebles by beating Motherwell in...

Dundee Waterfront chief: £1bn project has entered ‘real phase’

DUNDEE’S £1 billion Waterfront regeneration has moved into its “real phase”, one of its prime movers has claimed, with efforts now being stepped...

Nicola Sturgeon running “one-person” government, says Jim Sillars

THE SNP’s former deputy leader has accused Nicola Sturgeon of running a “one-person” government and demonstrating a repeated lack of...