News (Scotland)

Director quit NHS Tayside over claims of ‘systematic bullying’

A whistleblower quit NHS Tayside over frustration that health chiefs were not doing enough to deal with “systematic bullying” allegations and the …

Scotland

Storm Ali caught on camera - watch as Glasgow is brought to a halt by 100mph wind and rain

Glasgow was brought to a halt yesterday as Storm Ali swept in with gale-force wind and rain, causing mass power cuts and major disruption to the …

Roads

Auditors issue warning over Government's 100% superfast broadband pledge

<b>THE Scottish Government’s pledge for superfast broadband coverage across Scotland by 2021 will be “difficult” to deliver, a public finance watchdog</b> …

Scottish Government

Ruth Davidson: No ‘contradiction’ in goal to be First Minister

Ruth Davidson has insisted there is no “contradiction whatsoever” between her desire to be First Minister of Scotland and her ruling out ever …

Ruth Davidson

Viewing tower and tree-top walkway among new plans for Clydeside park

A viewing tower and tree-top walkway is among exciting new plans for a woodland beside the Clyde.<p>Plans have been submitted for further developments …

Living Rooms

Swinney says he will ‘consider’ P1 tests Parliament defeat

Education Secretary Swinney said he would “consider” the result of the vote, which is not binding on the Government, and “make a parliamentary …

Liberal Democrats

Man charged after Edinburgh woodland death

<b>A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man who was found in a wooded area of Edinburgh.</b><p>He was pronounced dead at the scene - the Gorgie and Dalry Community Park behind a Lidl supermarket - after being found at about 02:00 on Thursday.<p>The man who has been charged is …

Edinburgh

‘Hawd oan tae yer chips n cheese folks!’ Glasgow's best responses to Storm Alli

Glasgow was battered by Hurricane Bawbag in 2011 and by Storm Ophelia last year, but thankfully came out the other end largely unscathed.<p>And amid the …

Glasgow

Bill Jamieson: A bruising battle ahead on Scots economy

So, who’s winning in the Scottish Government’s war of words on the economy – Mike “We’re all doomed” Russell, the Secretary for Brexit, or ‘Wha’s …

Scottish Government

Jeremy Corbyn-backed petition to 'save' one of Edinburgh's historic streets finally accepted

Now it has been confirmed that their voices and those of more than 12,000 will be officially heard as a petition to fight the plans is finally …

City Politics

Family 'begged' medics at Glasgow hospital to help dad before he died

HOSPITAL bosses in Glasgow have been ordered to apologise to the family of a elderly man who died after they “begged” staff to help him.<p>Scottish …

Glasgow

Man admits to bare-chested chainsaw attack at Dundee golf club

A father-of-three smiled as he attacked a complete stranger with a chainsaw at a golf club, a court has been told.<p>Joe Brown, 45, admitted attempting …

Chainsaws

Taxi drivers held up with remote control disguised as knife

<b>A robber held up two taxi drivers while armed with a fake knife made from a remote control wrapped in tin foil.</b><p>Scott Taylor, who admitted arming …

Remote Controls

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Camelon named

<b>A motorbike rider killed in a collision with a waste disposal vehicle in Camelon, near Falkirk, has been named.</b><p>He was 49-year-old George Anderson from Shieldhill.<p>The crash happened on Glasgow Road, outside the Mariner Centre, at about 07:25 on Wednesday.<p>Mr Anderson, who had been riding a Yamaha …

Policing

Glasgow trampoline park to hold late-night adult party with DJ Zander Nation

One of the world's largest trampoline arenas has revealed an after hours adult's party.<p>Flip Out Glasgow will be holding Saturday night After Dark …

Glasgow

This quirky flat in a former fire station is one of the hottest properties in Glasgow at the moment

Somebody sound the alarm because we think we've found a dream Glasgow property right here.<p>Yes, this could be in the running to be one of the hottest …

Art Deco

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths convicted of speeding in Dundee

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has been convicted of a speeding offence hours before he was due on the park for the Hoops’ Europa League tie with …

Leigh Griffiths

Views sought to help shape future of Scotland's forests

<b>Views are being sought to help shape a ten-year strategy on the future of Scotland's forests.</b><p>Responsibility for forestry is being transferred to …

App Store

Leaked Tory dossier ranks potential candidates to replace Theresa May

The PM has now been left red faced after a leaked Tory memo which rates her successors suggested she will be made to step down “soon(ish)” after …

Ruth Davidson

Glasgow School of Art bosses to answer to Scottish Government over Mackintosh blaze

Glasgow School of Art (GSA) will be made to answer questions from a Scottish Government Committee investigating the critical failings which led to …

Scottish Government

Second cat shot with airgun in Falkirk

<b>An animal welfare charity has appealed for information after a cat was shot three times with an air rifle in Falkirk.</b><p>The Scottish SPCA said it was the second cat shooting in the town in three months.<p>The cat, called Ice, required emergency surgery after a pellet was detected in his stomach after the …

Scotland

Confidential report reveals extent of M8 motorway misery for airport users

AN increase in traffic is causing more congestion on the M8 around Glasgow Airport, according to a confidential report.<p>Drivers trying to get to the …

Scotland

Thousands of Scots still without power 30 hours after Storm Ali struck

Now SP Energy Networks, which has had to deal with the vast majority of the issues say that 2,500 homes are still in black-out.<p>The majority of …

Roads

First Minister’s Questions: Nicola Sturgeon accused of causing ‘education chaos’

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson challenged Nicola Sturgeon’s record on education during a heated First Minister’s questions.<p>Ms Davidson …

Ruth Davidson

Next generation needs a collective leap of faith by our politicians

Yes, John Swinney is correct to say some teacher-responses to an EIS survey on standardised national assessments were actually positive.<p>But those …

Scottish Government

Glasgow Taxis brave Storm Ali to hand out £50 Glasgow gift cards to freshers

It wasn’t pleasant to be out and about battling the elements yesterday - but students who faced Storm Ali head-on were rewarded with a treat at …

Glasgow

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour could grant second independence referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out granting permission for a second Scottish independence referendum if he became Prime Minister.

Scottish Government

Major Glasgow City Centre route to close overnight next week

A MAJOR City Centre route are set to be closed overnight next week.<p>West George Street will shut between West Nile Street and George Square from 8am …

Glasgow

Man dies after being found in woods in Edinburgh

<b>A 48-year-old man has died after being found with serious injuries in woodland in Edinburgh.</b><p>The man was discovered behind the Lidl supermarket in the Gorgie/Dalry Community Park at about 02:00.<p>The ambulance service attended and pronounced the man dead.<p>Police Scotland said a 50-year-old man had been …

Police Scotland

Glasgow in the spotlight as Jenna Coleman's The Cry hits screens

Actress Jenna Coleman was hitting the headlines amongst Glaswegians back in May when she was regularly spotted filming out and about in the city.<p>And …

Glasgow