STV News

Carlos Quieroz Hails 'Beautiful' Result As Iran Steal Lead in Group B With Late Win

Carlos Quieroz was both a happy and a relieved man after seeing watching his team snatch all three points at the very latest against Morocco in their …

Soccer

Herve Renard Says He's Still Hopeful After Disheartening Loss to Iran in World Cup Opener

Morocco manager Herve Renard spent most of his side's Group B opener against Iran in the 2018 World Cup being compared to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau …

Soccer

Union members at STV confirm intention to press ahead with ballot for industrial action

Staff at STV are to press on with a ballot for industrial action, saying they have rejected a request from bosses to delay the process.<p>Earlier this …

Great Britain

STV boss says cuts to news team necessary ‘to avoid going the way of the newspapers’

STV’s chief executive has told MSPs that the broadcaster’s plan to cut 34 jobs from the news team is necessary “to avoid going the way of the …

Great Britain

STV technology chief joins broadcaster exodus

STV’s chief technology and platforms officer Alistair Brown has given notice of his intention to quit at the end of June, joining STV productions …

STV job cuts prompts Culture Secretary to write to Ofcom

Fiona Hyslop highlighted the potential impact of the plans on local news broadcasting in a letter to Ofcom Scotland director Glenn Preston.<p>STV has …

Employment

FM ‘disappointed and concerned’ over STV cuts

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “disappointed and concerned'' over planned cuts at STV that will result in 59 job losses.<p>The First Minister said her …

Great Britain

NUJ eases off strike threat after STV pledges to avoid compulsory redundancies as it looks to cut staff

National Union of Journalism members at STV have voted overwhelmingly to strike over plans to cut almost 60 jobs at the Scottish broadcaster.<p>However, …

STV to close loss-making STV2 channel

STV is to close its loss-making STV2 channel as part of a major three-year restructuring plan that will result in 59 job losses.<p>The broadcaster said …

Great Britain

Struggling STV 2 to be taken off air in online shift

STV is to pull the plug on its STV 2 channel, formed from a merger of numerous local city-based channels, after agreeing commercial terms to sell its …

Online Life

STV staff fear broadcaster is 'wiping the board clean of digital journalists' in swingeing cuts to news team

Staff at Scottish broadcaster STV fear plans to restructure their news team will “wipe the board clean of digital journalists” and have a “drastic” …

Journalism

Our favourite 6 replies to this on Scottish Twitter

It’s quicker to get cocaine delivered to your door in Scotland than it is to get your hands on a pizza, according to one news story this week.One in …

British Humour

STV staff reject request from management to delay strike ballot over mass redundancies

STV staff remain “absolutely united” against plans to cut 34 news jobs after rejecting a management request to delay a strike ballot by two …

Great Britain

Scottish and UK governments work badly together, say 99%

<b>Almost 99% of the British public believe the Scottish and UK governments do not work well together, according to a public forum carried out by a</b> …

Great Britain

Scottish hotels were the UK's best-performing in 2017

<b>Hotels in Scotland outperformed those in the rest of the UK last year, according to a report.</b>The latest Hotel Britain report from accountants and …

Scottish National Party

Scottish Culture Secretary raises concerns with Ofcom over STV news job cuts and restructure plan

The Scottish Culture Secretary has raised fears that STV’s news restructure, which has put 59 jobs at risk, will “diminish the range of voices and …

Scottish Government

‘Teach pupils about knives in maths’, charity suggests

Lessons about the dangers of knives could be included in maths and science classes, a charity has suggested.… Read the rest

Knives

Corbyn: Brexit can stop migrants being used to cut wages

<b>The Brexit deal must ensure companies can't "import cheap agency" immigrants "to undercut existing pay and conditions", the UK Labour leader has said.</b><p>…

Great Britain

A Florida Keys Couple Found a Message in a Bottle That Traveled More than 4,000 Miles in 30 Years

While finding a message in a bottle might be the Holy Grail for beachcombers, it’s a pretty rare feat. What’s even rarer? Finding one that’s spent …

Key Largo

RBS reverses its decision to close ten bank branches

<b>The Royal Bank of Scotland has reversed its decision to close ten of its bank branches this year.</b><p>The firm said it will keep the Scottish branches …

Scottish National Party

First Minister to mark anniversary of women's vote

<b>Nicola Sturgeon has told how promoting women's equality is one of her top priorities in government.</b><p>The Scottish First Minister reflected on the …

Scottish National Party

Kezia Dugdale could be suspended over I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here appearance

New Scottish Labour leader says his predecessor could be reprimanded for heading to reality TV jungle.<p>Kezia Dugdale could be suspended by Scottish …

Great Britain

Meet Buster, the Dog So Happy He Wagged His Tail Off

Scotland’s animal welfare charity, the SPCA, have just successfully re-homed the world's happiest dog.<p>Buster, the Staffordshire bull terrier, was so …

Lifestyle

Scots sports journalist reported missing in Manchester

<b>A Scottish sports journalist has been reported missing in Manchester.</b><p>Kevin McCarra, 59, was last seen on Sunday at the Whitworth Art Gallery near …

Knife-wielding robbers thwarted by plastic stand, alcohol bottles

Two would-be robbers armed with large knives in the United Kingdom were warded off on Thursday by a store employee who threw random items at …

Crime

Knife-wielding would-be robbers run after shopkeeper throws things at them

Two would-be robbers armed with large knives in the United Kingdom were warded off on Thursday by a store employee who threw random items at them.<p>Police continue to search for the two almost-robbers who ran out of a Northampton store after the employee threw what appeared to be a plastic stand, and …

World News

Nicola Sturgeon sets sights on at least another decade in power

Nicola Sturgeon will today set her sights on at least another decade in power after insisting that the SNP’s general election mauling did not remove her mandate for a second independence referendum.<p>The First Minister will use her keynote speech to the SNP conference in Glasgow to say that her focus …

India News

Nicola Sturgeon suggests second Scottish independence referendum could be held in next four years

The SNP still has a mandate to hold a second independence referendum before the next Holyrood elections in 2021, Nicola Sturgeon has said.<p>The First …

Great Britain

Everton: Breaking down the 27-man Europa League squad

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: A general view of the big screen ahead of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Offs round first leg match between …

Soccer

Scottish rapist faces extradition over violent rape of teenager on Greek island

Thomas McLean was convicted in his absence at a Greek court in June and sentenced to 10 years in jail.<p>A Scot faces extradition over the rape of an …

Crime