Saturday, November 25, 2017

THE Queen was handed a rather unusual gift on her visit to Scotland yesterday - a carrier bag full of toys for her great-grandchildren. The...

A NEW scheme aimed at helping drink or drug addicted criminals break their cycle of offending is being piloted in Edinburgh. Working with Sacro, City...

IT seems that Taylor Swift won’t be moving to Scotland any time soon - as the £2.5m castle she was rumoured to be eyeing...

THE creator of The Kelpies has won his battle to have a “carbuncle” fast food stall next to his iconic sculptures demolished. Andy Scott -...

ALMOST £700,000 of taxpayers’ cash has been given to homeowners to fix the thatched roofs of their private homes and holiday cottages. Quango Historic Scotland...

JACK Vettriano has revealed that his painting career was nearly cut short after he tripped over his “man bag” while making a midnight snack. Vettriano...

A YOUNG Scot is toddling about with what may be the nation's first triple-barrelled first name. The boy was given the unwieldy first name Leelynd-Mason-Lee...

FOUR teenage sisters are set to follow in their famous cousin’s footsteps - by playing football for Scotland. Natasha, Simone, Dion and Whitney McMahon -...

A family of endangered newts have been discovered mysteriously nesting among broadband cables in a completely sealed manhole. Great crested newts are an extremely rare...

POLICE have been accused of taking a “do as I say, not as I do” attitude after a police van was snapped parking in...

TRAINING teachers to spot potential terrorists among their pupils will increase racism in Scotland, the country's biggest teaching union has warned. Prevent is a new...

A NURSERY manager has been struck off after forcing colleagues to cancel cancer screening appointments. Anna Harrower, from Falkirk, ordered two staff members to cancel...

MICHELLE Mone has been criticised for using her “Lady Mone” Twitter account to appear to promote controversial diet pills. The entrepreneur, who took up her...

A UFC match in the UK is being held at five in the morning - so American TV audiences can watch it live in...

A MOVING video has captured the moment a devoted dad finally hauled a 120kg anvil to the top of a mountain - and raised...

The City of Edinburgh Council is to spend at least £3.3 million to make private homes across the capital warmer, more environmentally friendly and...

A CONDEMNED tower block of 130 flats is still being supplied with power, water and a caretaker - for one resident. Alexander Nicol has lived...

SCOTLAND'S top five universities have all improved their performance in the annual Times Higher rankings. Edinburgh has risen 12 places to 24, whilst Glasgow has...

THE iconic Royal High School building could finally have found a permanent use after lying empty for almost 50 years Edinburgh’s oldest independent music school,...

FRIENDS have paid tribute following the death of a cancer patient who made headlines by publishing pictures of her face after it was ravaged...
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