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MORE schools have a Twitter account, according to a Scots tech guru. William Jenkins- an educational tech blogger – is calling on Scots schools to step up and use Twitter to better communicate with parents and engage with pupils. His research has found that only 600 of the 2,700 schools across Scotland use Twitter – […]
FAMED Scots crime writer Ian Rankin has had a mysterious bag of evidence left for him at his favourite haunt. The author frequently has post and messages left for him at The Oxford Bar – a pub near Edinburgh’s upmarket George Street – which also features heavily in his detective series. In the past the […]
A NEW report has revealed the higher maths exam question so hard that it reduced maths higher students to tears last May – forcing examiners to drop the pass mark to just 34%. Students and parents were up in arms last Spring over the difficulty of THE higher maths exam – with many fearing that […]
A STUNNING mansion once owned by Scotland’s most “bloody” judge is up for sale. Bannatyne House in Angus was built in the 16th century and boasts a wealth of renowned Scots owners. But its most famous proprietor was a judge who imprisoned over a thousand Scots and left many of them to die – earning […]
TRAINSPOTTING star Robert Carlyle has called on the government to ban wild animals from circus rings in Scotland. The 54-year-old actor has joined 8,000 other campaigners demanding that the government ban animals such as bears and tigers from performances in the country. In a letter addressed to rural affairs minister Richard Lochead the Glasgow-born actor […]