Category: scotlight

‘Now nationalise ScotRail’ demand as East Coast line is placed in public control

MOVES to nationalise the Edinburgh to London rail line has sparked demands for the Scottish Government to bring ScotRail under public ownership. Virgin and Sir Brian...

SNP warns Theresa May she faces electoral Armageddon in Scotland over Brexit bill stance

THERESA May is risking electoral Armageddon in Scotland similar to the Conservatives’ 1997 wipeout as a consequence of “disrespecting devolution,” the...

Rangers fans call for investigation into abuse claims

Rangers fans have called for a full investigation after a former youth footballer said he was sexually abused by a coach at the club. The man claims he was abused in the...

STV to close loss-making STV2 channel

STV is to close its loss-making STV2 channel as part of a major three-year restructuring plan that will result in 59 job losses. The broadcaster said it had taken the...

Women with epilepsy urged to seek medical advice before conceiving as Glasgow pilot project goes Scotland-wide

A PILOT project credited with helping women with epilepsy in the Glasgow region to have healthier pregnancies will be rolled out across Scotland from this week. Under...

Chris Deerin: It’s time for less tribalism, more thought

THERE’S been a lot of debate around Steven Gerrard’s appointment as Rangers manager. What bugs people seems to be this: ok, he’s done it as a player,...

Nicola Sturgeon insists Brexit process has strengthened case for Scottish independence

NICOLA Sturgeon has claimed the Brexit process has “strengthened the democratic case” for Scottish independence as she warned Theresa May that if she ignored...

Did snobbery delay Dodd’s knighthood?

I WATCHED the BBC tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth last night (March 11), and I awake to the news of the death of another comic legend, Sir Ken Dodd. I was very fortunate to...

How Big Tech blowhard Bono makes a convincing Biblical profit…with your Facebook data

YOU TOO WILL UNDERSTAND WHY BONO LOVES BIG DATA SEARCH for hypocrisy in this world, you’ll find many roads lead to Bono. If philanthropist and environmentalist...

Three quarter of Scots feel ‘overwhelmed’ by stress, new report finds

THREE quarters of Scottish adults have felt "overwhelmed" by stress in the last year, a new study has found. The survey, by the Mental Health Foundation, finds...