Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The iconic sight and sound of pipers playing Auld Lang Syne at Hogmanay Street Parties could be under threat – according to concerned piping...

YOUNG bagpipe players are being encouraged to break Scottish stereotypes and rock out at a leading competitive event.   For the first time ever, the Scottish...

THE Monarchs of the Glen are proving a walkover for hungry chickens at one Highland hotel. Amazing pictures show the plucky poultry perched on stags...

A MISS World contestant is travelling 7,000 miles to Scotland to get her teeth fixed - using a 3D printer. Miss Singapore will undergo pioneering...

A “SUPERPOD” of 400 dolphins has caused massive excitement on a Scottish island after coming to within a few hundred metres of the shore. The...

ALEX Salmond has been condemned for dishing out luxury chocolates worth up to £95 to his friends in high places. The first minister was accused...

SCOTS councils are squandering millions of pounds ferrying pupils between schools by taxi for lessons. Teacher shortages mean youngsters are getting cabs from their own...

POLICE Scotland have reversed their blanket ban on recruiting colour-blind officers. An aspiring police officer, who was rejected from the force, mounted a legal bid...

RECYCLING workers have been snapped parking their vehicle on a pavement and zig-zag lines - outside an off licence. A passer-by photographed the vehicle in...

A NURSE used confidential patients’ medical records to prescribe herself powerful sedatives. Rebecca Preston sneaked into GPs’ consulting rooms and used their computers to create...

HOUSEBUYERS are flocking to an unusual des res - to try out the fireman’s pole. Joiner Kevin Wallace has put his Edinburgh bachelor pad on...

CHICKEN power is set to transform the lives of lonely Scottish pensioners. OAPs at risk of social isolation and depression will be given hens to...

DRONES and lasers are set to be deployed by the Scottish Government in a £41m bid to rid an island of its rampaging population...

A SICKENING catalogue of racist abuse in Scottish primary schools has been unveiled by education chiefs. Nine of Scotland's biggest councils confirmed there had been...

CHUBBY football fans have blamed their failure to lose weight on their mothers. The Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme allows men to take part...

STRESSED teachers have complained about an “Amazonian forest” of paperwork preventing them from doing their job. Teachers across Scotland claim that Government efforts to reduce...

PET pooches are getting antenatal classes devised by an animal behaviour expert. Expectant mums and their partners are being taught techniques such as playing CDs...

THE murder rate among chimps in the wild is similar to the worst parts of drug-ravaged Mexico, according to Scots academics. A team from St...

A TRAGIC chopper pilot told a Scots B&B owner he would return with his family just hours before dying in a crash. Brian Bridgman, from...

FIREFIGHTERS turned out to end a hamster’s 48-hour freedom bid - after it fell down a drain. Squeak escaped from its cage, got out of...
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