Sunday, February 7, 2016

A MANSION that was built because the owner’s wife fell in love with the magnificent view is up for sale for £1.3m. Sir Ernest Moon...

THE quango responsible for spreading the gaelic language across Scotland wants to spend £130,000 - teaching itself how to communicate in gaelic. The Bòrd na...

THE worst internet passwords of 2015 have been revealed.     Tech security company Splashdata has compiled its fourth annual list of the 25 most stolen passwords. It’s...

ONE of Scotland’s most unusual properties is for sale - a 400-year-old “ivory tower” that once provided shelter for pigeons. The 17th Century dovecot in...

WATER used to make Scotch whisky generates six times more for the nation’s economy than it typically costs to buy. Economists say a metre cubed...

THOUSANDS of live chickens were placed in cages, gassed, and dumped in container lorries yesterday as a cull of 40,000 birds started at the...

A SCOTTISH council failed to issue a single fine for dog fouling last year despite hundreds of complaints from the public. Scottish Borders Council has...

AN amazing substance found in places such as the heart of Jupiter has been recreated in an Edinburgh lab. Researchers have for years been trying...

A DRIVER whose car hit a pothole received a compensation pay-out of £13,000 from a Scottish council. And a pedestrian who suffered a fracture as...

DIEHARD Star Wars fans threatened to riot after a midnight screening of the new blockbuster froze halfway through. Devotees of the science fiction franchise stayed...

A SANDWICH shop that became world-famous after it was visited by George Clooney has failed its hygiene inspection for the second year running. The Social...

A CONTRACT to fix the “overstressed” area of the Forth Road Bridge which has now cracked was cancelled in 2011, it has been revealed. The...

AN elderly man needed oxygen as he was stretchered off a commuter train bursting at the seams because of the Forth Road Bridge closure. Passengers...

OVE was in the air at Musselburgh racecourse at the St Andrews Day meeting on Friday after a man fancied his chances and got...

THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND is facing insurrection from youth members criticising their investment in fossil fuels. Fife youth members of the Church of Scotland (COS)...

ANIMAL welfare campaigners have warned against a government move to allow “puppy docking” - the controversial practice of removing the tails of young dogs. The...

NEW government proposals could ruin camping across Scotland according to countryside campaigners. The Forestry Commission has faced a fierce backlash after revelations that they have...

ONLY one in five salmon farms are fitted with the most effective non-lethal seal deterrents - fueling fresh claims that the iconic Scottish animals...

A MILLIONAIRE metal trader is one of dozens of wealthy landowners being paid public money to grow forests on their estates. A charitable trust run...

TUNNOCK’S TEACAKES have been condemned by environmental campaigners - who claim they are contributing to the extinction of orangutans and tigers. Eco-warriors have claimed that...
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