Friday, April 20, 2018

DISAFFECTED Lib Dems have been invited to defect to the Conservatives by the party leader. After the wipe out at last week’s local government elections...

A MOBILE phone “app” which can predict the likelihood of successful IVF has been created by academics. Called IVF Predict, it asks users a series...

THE new chief executive of Scotland’s second largest council says all of the country’s local authorities are in for a difficult year...

Plans to make criminals who assault police officers be forced to give money to good causes in the line of duty pay for their...

A SCOTS university is considering allowing students to use their own laptops in exams.Senior officials at Edinburgh University say that it is unfair to...

CHILDREN'S nurseries are charging more than the cost of some Scots private schools.In several Edinburgh nurseries the cost of full-time care for a child...

A SCOTS council is introducing a US-style police presence in all of its high schools. Edinburgh will have 11 officers working full time in the...

THE Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a tiny hamster was found dumped in a shopping basket in a supermarket car park. Scotland's animal...

Health professionals are concerned by the number of boozy showsHEALTH professionals have blasted the number of alcohol-related shows at the Edinburgh Fringe this year.Shows...

MADONNA’S troubled Scottish show was at the centre of yet more controversy today after a second batch of tickets were given away for free. A...

SCOTS slimmers are being urged to make two resolutions this year and give up smoking too under a new NHS programme. As part of a...

PARADING the Olympic torch through Scottish communities burned an £800,000 hole in the public finances, it emerged today. Councils and police spent the cash on...

By Kirsty ToppingLiam was killed while on holiday with his grandmotherTHE PARENTS of a six-year-old boy knocked down and killed while on holiday have...

CRUEL thieves stole more than 100 pieces of jewellery from an OAP’s home after he popped out to his local supermarket. The 66-year-old spent more...

In Scotland 558 private empty homes were brought back into use last year, double the number for 2013. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) estimates...

By Kirsty Topping A CRAZE for giant lighters has sparked a safety alert after several exploded, causing severe burns.Trading Standards officers found that several brands...

OVER one third of Scots have admitted to using the internet while on the toilet. Research released today (Mon) by SeeSaw.com, the online TV service,...

A LEADING scholar whose biography of civil rights activist Malcolm X was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize has been shortlisted for Britain's oldest literary...

SCOTS swamped a supermarket jobs hotline with more than 10,000 calls in an hour - an incredible rate of almost three calls every second. The...

AN ELDERLY man has gone missing from a golf course in Grampian. Ernest Mackie was last seen at the Cruden Bay Golf Club at 10.40am...
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