Thursday, December 14, 2017

PLUNGING temperatures could help Scots avoid another winter agony – flooding. The extraordinary heavy snowfall has left experts monitoring water levels for dangers of flooding...

THE former minister of the church where the real life Tam o’Shanter is buried has blasted some modern versions of the Burns’ masterpiece for...

By Alexander Lawrie   TWO items of historical Scottish importance have sold at auction for thousands of pounds above their estimated value.   A silver sword which once...

A BRAVE daughter has fulfilled her mother's dying wish to see her get married after kind-hearted strangers donated almost everything for the wedding. Cheryl Rennie...

By Oliver Farrimond A WOMAN in her sixties has been taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after a road smash in Edinburgh. Fire crews had...

CONCERNS have been raised about fire cover in the Highlands after six out of seven new recruits failed a fitness test. The trainees - including...

A SCOTS teenager who became a world-wide hit with hit with a World-Cup themed Lego animation has released his latest creation on YouTube. Graham Love,...

A UNIQUE "jam sandwich" police car bought to chase oil executives in their Ferraris has been restored to its original glory and is up...

By Amanda MacMillan MUSKETS and cannons were at the ready yesterday (tues) ahead of this year’s re-enactment of the Battle of Prestonpans. Organisers predict large crowds...

CONCERN for the future of Scottish salmon is mounting after the worst autumn fishing on one of the country's biggest rivers for 13 years. The...

By Cara Sulieman TWO SCOTTISH businesswomen failed to impress the Dragons when they pitched their business idea on national television this week. Sandy Maxwell-Forbes...

A SCOTS man whose life was saved thanks to Vinnie Jones is to star alongside him in a new CPR commercial. Alan Linton, 39, was...

THE majority of people in Scotland (86 per cent) believe that children should not be exposed to any tobacco marketing according to new data...

By Alexander Lawrie A PROMISING young student has been killed and his girlfriend left fighting for her life after a horror car-crash. Besotted couple Jack Chan...

TRAIN bosses are warning commuters they face potentially weeks more of travel misery on the lines as snow strikes Scotland again this week. ScotRail has...

MORE than 100 oil workers have been evacuated from a North Sea platform after their drinking water was found to be contaminated with diesel. The...

An amateur photographer captured images of waves reaching the same height as a 120ft lighthouse as storms blasted the north-west of Scotland. Another brave snapper...

SLANG terms such as "spraff", "cooncil juice" and "Salisbury Crag" are being included in a Scottish language dictionary for the first time. Experts are updating...

SCOTS councils have lavished at least £1.3m on mineral water for workers in the past three years, shocking new figures have revealed. The worst offender,...

THE new female osprey at the Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve, near Dunkeld, has laid her first egg of the season.   The osprey delighted...
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