LEGENDARY French footballer Zinedine Zidane has said voters should do anything they can to stop Marine Le Pen winning the presidency.
LEGISLATORS in Montenegro have ratified the membership treaty with Nato, taking a historic turn towards the West despite protests from Russia and the pro-Russian opposition.
THE Pope has urged Egypt's leading imams to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead.
Ruth Davidson is to be probed by Holyrood bosses after she was caught campaigning on the Scottish Parliamentary estate in breach of strict rules.
Rangers boss insists his side will be ready for champions’ visit
ONE of the largest full service law firms in Scotland has unveiled ambitious recruitment plans at its Edinburgh office.
Celtic midfielder free to face Rangers tomorrow
Scot gets the workout he needed
Winger will take up unfamiliar role as Warriors face Leinster
NEW Scottish craft distiller LoneWolf has officially launched with its first batch of gin and vodka from its Aberdeenshire distillery.
LLOYDS Banking Group has doubled its profit in the first three months of the year amid a “sweet spot” thanks to the economy’s resilience since the Brexit vote.
HOSPITAL PEOPLE, BBC1, 9.30pm I WAS amazed at the amount of hate and scorn directed at poor old Hospital People last week. I liked the show. It made me chuckle. It’s hardly comic genius but is obviously streets ahead of the usual broad and…
SCOTLANDIS, the body representing Scotland’s digital technologies industry, has announced the winners of the 2017 Digital Technology Awards.
A GRISLY assortment of weapons including pickaxes, rusted kitchen knives and a homemade cosh used in some horrific Scottish killings is part of a new display at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE).
I AM not a nationalist but I support independence and therefore vote SNP. Why?
HEDGEHOG Awareness Week runs from April 30 to May 6 this year.
YESTERDAY, in the Scottish Parliament, I ruled out the use of private companies in assessing people for the benefits that will be delivered under Scotland’s new social security system. This was a proud moment. Profit should never ever be a motive…
FOR richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health – the promise seems straightforward enough. But how many of those tying the knot truly consider how much their lives would change if one spouse ended up as the full-time carer of the other? And just…
They say travel broadens the mind. And we could do with some broader thinking at this time. A narrow-minded Tory Prime Minister has called a General Election right in the middle of a vital local election campaign. That tells you all you need to know…
THE Conservatives seem to have forgotten one of the golden rules of politics: “never put yourself on the wrong side of an ethical decision”. Gordon Brown opposing the rights of former Gurkhas seeking the right to live in Britain comes to mind.…
HISTORY is an art not a science. In selecting evidence we have already so presumed upon reality that we are bound to have ignored many another pile of evidence, be it manuscripts of glorious music, or heaps of rubbish into which some have dumped…
Scots sailor already working towards the next Olympics
Romanian legend's outburst is deplorable
BORIS Johnson needs to learn to say no to Donald Trump, former First Minister Alex Salmond has claimed.
A DOCTOR whose daughter died in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie has said that the right of families to know the truth about what happened is being blocked by the authorities’ failure to re-examine evidence from the trial in the…
THE teenage Olympian who pulled a refugee boat to safety has been named the UN’s youngest ever Goodwill Ambassador.
A SECOND World War refugee from Serbia who came to Scotland 70 years ago has narrated a powerful animated film of his story to help mark Christian Aid Week’s 60th anniversary and highlight its commitment to supporting refugees.
CARTOONIST Leo Baxendale, who created The Beano’s Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx, has died at the age of 86.
A SERIES of experiments has found that astronaut brickies may be needed to set up the first bases on Mars.
A YEAR-long project will document the lives of early South Asian migrants in a bid to preserve their memories before they are lost forever.
GLASGOW street artist James Klinge – who former worked under the alias Klingatron – puts the finishing touches to his latest artwork in the Saltmarket.
IMMIGRATION from the European Economic Area (EEA) has helped push Scotland’s population to a new record high of more than 5.4 million, figures show.
HOUSING campaigner and inveterate protester Sean Clerkin brought a Holyrood committee to a halt yesterday after claiming he had been denied his democratic right to give evidence to MSPs.
CONTROVERSIAL private firms who have made a fortune from misery have been barred from any involvement in assessing disable people for benefits under the new Scottish Social Security agency, the Scottish Government revealed last night.
THE SNP MSP behind a campaign to make Scotland the first country in the world to give women and girls access to free sanitary products has welcomed fresh backing from Scottish trade unionists.
Hearts manager believes issues are behind his side as they face final five games
THE Scottish Greens urged STV to rethink their “bizarre” decision to exclude the party from the first TV Scottish leaders debate of the General Election.
RUTH Davidson was accused of selling out Scotland’s fishermen yesterday during a heated session of First Minister’s Questions that was dominated by Europe and the election.
NEXT week’s local election, perhaps more so than any other in recent years, has been dominated by events that no town hall has control over.
IF there was a competition to find Scotland’s most dysfunctional council over the past five years there’s a good chance that Argyll and Bute Council might figure high up the rankings.
SCOTLAND’S politicians were put on terror alert yesterday after the SNP and the Scottish police became further targets for hate attacks by mail.
ANY deluded Brexiteer who thought the European Union’s remaining 27 members would roll over to UK demands got a sharp reminder yesterday that this process involves even bigger countries than Britain.