Saturday, May 25, 2019

By Michael MacLeodA LOCAL lingo guide to help Brits understand Scottish slang has been launched.Surprising new research found Scots phrases and sayings are like...

By Alexander Lawrie   A UNIQUE clock which can accurately predict the sea tides has been stolen in audacious theft.   Scottish clockmaker Archie McQuater designed the Tidal...

By Alexander LawrieA YOUNG boy who battled back from a horrific car crash will lead out the national team at Hampden Park on Saturday...

By Michael MacLeodA TEENAGER who stopped a random car and smashed the windscreen has been described as “a complete radge” by a sheriff.Peter MacDonald,...

By Karrie GillettPOLICE officers will soon be patrolling the Scottish Parliament on electric-powered bikes.The small, almost-silent motorcycle can be spotted touring the streets around...

By Scott ShepherdPatriotic Scots are calling for a bigger celebration on St. Andrew’s Day. A study by The Famous Grouse showed that eight of ten...

By Alexander LawrieA YOUNG mum turned up to a pre-booked party at her local McDonald’s with 13 kids in tow only to find it...

By Alexander LawrieTWO Scottish boffins have developed a new fishing rod – made entirely from carrots.David Hepworth and Eric Whale of CelluComp Ltd have...

By Lauren CrooksAN Indiana Jones-style play centre has been recognised as one of the best in the UK – with a special honour for...

As part of her Farewell to the British Isles' tour the QE2 has berthed off the Edinburgh-Fife coastline.The iconic vessel set sail to Southampton...

By Karrie GillettRANGERS have become the first football club in Scotland to join forces with an international children’s charity.The groundbreaking partnership between the Glasgow...

By Alexander Lawrie   THE WORLD’S largest whisky collection has returned home to Scotland.   Over 3000 bottles of Scotland’s national drink – many of them unique -...

By Alexander Lawrie   TRAM workers and shop owners came to blows yesterday (Mon) after a light-hearted prank went wrong.   Beleaguered business owners on Edinburgh’s Leith Walk...

CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed ban on under-21s buying alcohol at off-licences have staged a protest outside the Scottish Parliament. The groups are calling on the...

By Michael MacLeodA DISABLED pensioner was left heartbroken after missing her son’s wedding - because a lift was broken.Charlotte Greig, 71, waited 20 years...

By Michael MacLeodA WOMAN has been killed after being run over by a lorry at a pedestrian crossing.The pensioner was walking across Edinburgh’s Meadow Place...

By Douglas WalkerA SENIOR police detective has been forced to take an agonising watching brief while colleagues search for his missing father.Inspector Graham Goulden,...

By Michael MacLeodA ZANY legal campaigner has told the High Court that speed cameras are illegal.Highland lawyer Robbie the Pict says speed cameras and...

By Paul ThorntonA NOISY neighbour has breached her ASBO – by rearranging furniture in the middle of the night.Sonia Menzies, 25, was hit with...

By Karrie GillettThe first official step in building a new £130 million water treatment works for Edinburgh has got under way.The site of the...
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