Saturday, December 15, 2018

A SCOTS explorer credited as one of the founding fathers of Australia is set to have his name wiped from the map after his...

FACEBOOK users are suffering anxiety as they try to keep up appearances with friends, family and colleagues, according to new research. Many users respond to...

By Rory Reynolds A DOZEN homes had to be evacuated in the middle of the night after a gas leak was found in a residential...

A LUCKY bottlenose dolphin was saved from certain death - after a Sat Nav took passers-by down a wrong road. Lorraine Culloch, from Dundee, was...

A TOOTHBRUSHING supervisor is being recruited by a Scottish school on a salary equivalent to £18,000-a-year. The part-time worker at Dounby Primary, on Orkney's main...

A LONDON museum has been slated by visitors for using “cliche” pan pipe music during its latest Celtic exhibition. The British Museum said it intended...

SCOTLAND’S only beach wheelchair loan scheme has been given the green light, thanks to Big Lottery funding. The scheme was awarded at the North Berwick...

BUS drivers are in open revolt against Edinburgh’s plans to extend its controversial tram system. A Facebook group called Stop the Edinburgh Tram Extension has...

SCHOOLS should cancel competitive “American-style” proms to avoid stigmatising poorer pupils, a new report has claimed. School leavers’ events have become big business in recent...

A MUM of two has told how she needed 19 hours of surgery to remove a one-stone cancerous tumour and seven organs. Sandra Currie, 44,...

By Michael MacLeod A FAR-right English Defence League supporter who travelled to Edinburgh looking for a fight during an anti-Nazi demonstration has been fined...

By Michael MacLeod A KITE surfer had to be rescued from choppy seas after going missing off the coast of Montrose. A helicopter from RAF Kinloss...

A RARE chance has come up to become a “permanent” resident at the world-famous Gleneagles Hotel. For a one-off payment of £1m, a private house...

A FORMER headteacher has admitted to drinking eight glasses of wine on a school trip before having “improper contact” with pupils. A disciplinary hearing was...

CRACKDOWNS on Scottish witches were linked to spells of good weather, according to a mathematical formula unveiled by an economics expert. Dr Cornelius Christian -...

A SCOTS veteran is calling on the government to act after a new wave of brazen con men faking military careers to blag benefits. Dr...

POLICE Scotland have been ridiculed on social media after asking Scots what they think of plans to have the force’s name in Gaelic on...

By Michael MacLeod CRITICS are calling on rich pensioners to be banned from free bus travel. The concessionary fare scheme allows everyone over 60 to travel...

GLASGOW effect artist Ellie Harrison has unveiled the first fruits of her taxpayer-funded project - a 4,500-word essay in which she claims academics need...

SCOTLAND is one of the leading countries in Europe for reducing female unemployment – second only to Germany. Latest figures released by Eurostat, covering the...
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