Saturday, January 16, 2021

Teacher lied about killing a girl to avoid going into work

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A MUSIC teacher lied about killing a girl in a horrific car accident to avoid going in to work, a disciplinary panel has heard.Head...

Scottish football’s “hard man” culture leaving game behind

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A DEEP-SEATED "hard man culture" amongst managers is leaving Scottish football behind other countries, a new study has claimed.Academics from Stirling University spoke to...

Volunteer asked to move van from upmarket Edinburgh street because it’s “lowering the tone”

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THE owner of a van used for voluntary work has been asked to stop parking in one of Edinburgh wealthiest streets as it "lowers...

Zoo boss says RZSS members have right to be angry

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THE new chief executive of Edinburgh Zoo has admitted that he would have been angry about problems at the attraction if he had been...

Life animal ban for pony neglect owner

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A FIFE woman has been banned from keeping animals for life after she admitted causing a pony unnecessary suffering, following a Scottish SPCA investigation.Martha...

Brave policeman’s charity walk after neck break

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By Alexander LawrieA SCOTS policeman who broke his neck after falling 200ft down a mountain is planning a return to the hills to raise...

Trump backed by former critics in wind farm fight

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DONALD Trump has received backing from an unlikely quarter in his fight against an off-shore wind farm.The billionaire tycoon has joined forces with the...

Newborn babies can communicate

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By Cara Sulieman ANY parent will tell you that their baby has a personality of their own, and now a study has shown that it's...

Atomic Kitten Liz stuns diners as she visits Edinburgh restaurant

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By Christine LavelleEX-ATOMIC Kitten star Liz McClarnon stunned diners at an Edinburgh restaurant, when she dropped in to grab a bite to eat.The 29-year-old...

Mone shows off “chavtastic” Christmas lights at her home

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MICHELLE Mone has been branded “chavtastic” after showing off the Christmas decorations in the grounds of her mansion.The 46-year-old posted a short clip showing...

Scottish spoof of the new John Lewis advert

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TENNENT’S have released their own hilarious version of what the John Lewis Christmas advert would look like if it was filmed in Scotland during...

University of Glasgow teaching area to be named in commemoration of Charles Kennedy

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A MEMORIAL fund is being set up by the University of Glasgow to commemorate the life of alumnus and former rector Charles Kennedy.The aim of...

Wick severs links with Faroe Islands over whale slaughter

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A HIGHLANDS town has severed its links with the Faroes in protest at the islanders’ annual “bloodbath” of whales and dolphins.Wick, in Caithness, has...

OAP received no food for 10 days at Fife Hospital

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AN ELDERLY patient received no food for 10 days because hospital staff could not fit a feeding tube, a report has revealed. The “frail” patient...

How coronavirus could impact greatly on co-habiting couples

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Co-habiting couples are being urged to take speedy and proper action if one of them was to die without making a will.Personal law specialists...

Whisky Galore for Lord Robertson on Islay

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By Martin GrahamFORMER NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson visited Islay yesterday (Mon) to sample a special batch of malt whisky which will be sold...

New gin from Hebrides scoops international award at first attempt

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A NEW Hebridean gin has beaten off international competitors to scoop the top award in a prestigious drinks competition - at its first attempt.Wild...

Academic honours The Owl and the Pussycat author

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A UNIVERSITY of St Andrews academic has paid tribute to the life and works of Victorian artist and nonsense poet, Edward Lear (1812-88).Dr Sara...

Aussie boy, seven, faces deportation

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A BOY who speaks Gaelic as his first language and has lived in Scotland for four years is facing deportation to Australia.Lachlan Brain, seven,...
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