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Dr Who star Karen Gillan inspired by ‘amazing’ Scotland

Karen Gillan says directing her first feature film has been less stressful than expected and felt like the next step

KAREN Gillan reckons every film should be shot in Scotland because of its “amazing” locations and the skill of crew members.

12:10am Monday 1 May 2017

Letters I: Theresa May ‘most in touch’ with Scots voters? Nonsense

Theresa May on the campaign trail with West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine General Election candidate Andrew Bowie in Banchory

IT was intriguing to hear Ruth Davidson claim that a recent YouGov poll indicating the Tories are on 28 per cent support in Scotland was a sign that Prime Minister May was apparently “more in touch with the people of Scotland than Nicola…

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Blow to Unionists as 51% of Scots back independence in new poll

A majority of Scots also said that the country would be independent within 15 years

MOST voters north of the Border back independence, according to a Panelbase poll.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Public want powers for Scottish SPCA

If the animal or bird is already dead, welfare legislation does not apply and charity investigators have to call the police

THE majority of the public believe more power should be given to Scotland’s animal welfare charity to investigate wildlife crime, according to new research.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Carolyn Leckie: Ruth Davidson needs to stop talking about independence and get on with the day job

Ruth Davidson, left, and Theresa May, right, have been campaigning together in Scotland ahead of the UK General Election

INTOXICATED with her surge in the opinion polls, Ruth Davidson has been in full splenetic flow of late. This week she accused the First Minister of a “whopper” and of “treating the electorate as fools”.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Going Local: Big changes for 'wee county' of Clackmannanshire as SNP look to build on power switch

About half of the local authority's population live in Alloa, which contains its most deprived wards

NICKNAMED “the wee county”, Clackmannanshire is the smallest council area in mainland Scotland in terms of population.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

George Kerevan: The dog-whistle campaigning of Lynton Crosby shows a weak Tory leader

Election strategist Lynton Crosby was knighted by David Cameron for his work on the 2015 General Election campaign

STRONG, stable leadership? I know you are already sick of the Tory mantra for this General Election. This vacuous phrase bears the fingerprints of Lynton Crosby (aka the “Wizard of Oz”), the Australian election strategist appointed to run the…

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Glasgow turns tartan for record-breaking Kiltwalk

More than 7000 people took to the streets in a bid to raise £1m for charity. Photograph: Elaine Livingstone

THOUSANDS of tartan trekkers took to Glasgow’s streets yesterday to raise £1 million for charity in this year’s four Scottish Kiltwalks.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

Book review: Kathy Chamberlain opens up a window on Jane Welsh Carlyle and Her Victorian World

Robert Scott Tait’s 1857-58 painting of Jane and Thomas Carlyle in their home on Cheyne Row in London's Chelsea

ALTHOUGH Jane Welsh Carlyle spent the second half of her life in London, she remained Scottish to the core. That strong identity and the perspective it gave her on English society are perhaps as responsible as anything for the sharpness and clarity of…

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017

£1000 John Byrne art prize for young Scots

‘Self Destructing Society’ by Mary Legge

A CHANCE to win up to £1000 is being offered to creative young people in Scotland aged between 16 and 25.

12:00am Monday 1 May 2017
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