- IT might get cold these winters, but rarely do reporters have the chance these days to write “Floes of pack ice floating down the River Clyde” as an Evening Times reporter was able to do in March, 1963, when this picture was taken.
- THE government has come under fire following claims it planned covertly to cut half of the Jobcentre Plus offices in Glasgow to save money.
- A FORMER Scottish youth football coach and kit man has been arrested by police in Northern Ireland over allegations of historic child sex abuse.
- DRINKS giant Diageo has announced it will pay a further £45 million to the ongoing care and support of hundreds of thalidomide victims in the UK.
- AN MP is to launch a Private Members’ Bill to help prevent and combat violence against women.
- A Roman bake-off, a live archaeological dig of St Kilda in Minecraft and a colourful international weaving festival are among events lined up to celebrate Scotland's history next year.
'Holyrood's approval would be needed if Westminster wanted to change Holyrood's powers the way Brexit will'Holyrood's approval would be required if Westminster attempted to change the parliament's powers the way Brexit will, the Scottish Government's most senior lawyer has told the Supreme Court.
- THE way science is taught in Scottish primary and secondary schools requires a radical shake-up following a damning report on standards, experts have said.
- BREXIT offers “opportunities” for Scotland’s fishing industry, an SNP minister has said.
- A South Lanarkshire councillor who was charged after an alleged incident on a bus has had his suspension lifted by Scottish Labour.
- TRANSPORT Minister Humza Yousaf has blamed the break up of his marriage after being caught by police while driving without insurance.
- ONE Scottish Labour’s longest serving councillors has quit the party claiming it is now in a “desperate situation”.
- DISABLED pupils and their families could be disadvantaged by a new law governing the number of hours they must attend school, according to a leading charity.
- A government agency deleted claims claims that cuts to grants for low income students were linked to protecting free higher education after an intervention by Scottish Ministers.
- Older prisoners with care needs could be housed in specialist units built within the walls of existing prisons, according to a campaigner.
- The public sector should put its money where the Scottish Government's mouth has been on the subject of green energy, an expert claims.
- THE ability of Scottish universities to establish long-lasting and substantial spin-off companies has been questioned by ministers.
- JUNK food advertising is to be banned across all children's media - including online and social - in a landmark decision to help tackle childhood obesity.
- MPs have paid tribute to top tennis brothers Andy and Jamie Murray, as they urged the Government to ensure they are "the trailblazers of a golden generation of sporting champions".
- Russell Crowe will face no charges over claims he assaulted rapper Azealia Banks in a hotel room, prosecutors have said.
- A former football coach and Celtic kit man has been charged with a child sex offence.
- A Labour-SNP “progressive alliance” at Westminster following the 2020 General Election is possible, Alex Salmond, the former First Minister, has suggested.
- MPs have overwhelmingly backed Theresa May's plans to trigger the process for quitting the European Union by the end of March next year on condition the PM reveals her strategy.
- When it came to his big moment to put his case before the Supreme Court the Lord Advocate drew somewhat of a short straw.
- An eight-year-old girl is being treated in hospital after she was reportedly stabbed at a house in Edinburgh.
Mundell says Scottish Government has changed demands on Brexit but Russell emphatically denies claimA war of words has broken out between UK and Scottish Government ministers after David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, said Edinburgh had made a “significant move” over Brexit and was now calling for full access to the European single market rather than full membership of it.
- Partick Thistle have revealed they sacked a physiotherapist after sex abuse allegations were made against him in the 90s.
- Wheelchair tennis star Gordon Reid has collected yet another title as he was named an honorary freeman of his home area.
- The Scottish Government is facing questions over the potential loss of £14 million of European Union (EU) funds due to errors with projects.
Brexit legal challenge: Scotland and Northern Ireland must consent to Article 50, Supreme Court told - The IndependentThe Independent
Brexit legal challenge: Scotland and Northern Ireland must consent to Article 50, Supreme Court told
The Scottish and Northern Irish governments must give their consent before Article 50 can be triggered, the Supreme Court has been told. Lawyers representing the devolved regions of the UK made the claims today in the third day of the appeal against ...and more »
- A NEWLY found ink between fatty diet and tumour spread could lead to new treatments for the deadliest forms of cancer, a study part-funded in Scotland has found.
- Emergency services were alerted to the incident at about 4.20am on Tuesday after the girl fell into the water in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire.
- Forget the festive season for a minute and embrace the fact that we are just one month away from the highly anticipated release of Trainspotting 2.
- TRIBUTES have been paid to the Conservative MSP Alex Johnstone, who has died from cancer aged 55.
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Scotland considering change to organ donors law in massive boost to opt-out system campaign
Scotland's Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell MSP launches consultation on organ donation, which is asking people their views on organ and tissue donation, including the introduction of a potential soft opt-out system. (Photo: Daily Record).
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- Support for Scottish independence and the SNP's "secessionist sermonising" has fallen since voters backed Brexit, Michael Gove has claimed.
- Scottish Daily Record
Scotland's weather: Ullapool warmer than Athens
Scotland is set to get a reprieve from the cold snap of recent weeks. Picture: SWNS. 15:11 Monday 05 December 2016 16:16 Wednesday 07 December 2016. 9. Have your say. Winter's grip on Scotland loosened today with a spell of unseasonably warm ...
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Brexit: Maintaining freedom of movement 'vital' to Scotland
Maintaining freedom of movement is “most important” to Scotland as it bids to stay part of Europe's single market, MPs have been told. Holyrood Brexit minister Mike Russell highlighted the importance of migrants to Scotland's economy, saying parts of ...
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- LABOUR'S hopes of retaining control of Scotland's biggest council have suffered a blow as one of the most familiar names in local government has announced she will quit.
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Dalry's Clachan Inn named friendliest pub in south-west Scotland in regional finals of Scottish Thistle Awards
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- British rock legend Roger Daltrey says the improvement made to the lives of young cancer patients through the Teenage Cancer Trust is "incredible".
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Unique events to celebrate Scotland's past in 2017
Scotland's past will be celebrated in a series of unique events to mark the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology in 2017. World heritage sites, ancient monuments, cultural traditions, myths and legends will be the focus of the 12 month long programme.
- A man is to stand trial next year accused of sexually assaulting a nurse within a lift of a flagship hospital.
- Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has called for Scotland to get a new Act of Union - but ruled out giving Scots a vote on it.
- The UK's highest court has been told that a motion in Parliament would not have any effect on the legal issue it is having to decide over the Government's Brexit strategy.
- A plane belonging to Pakistan's national carrier has crashed and burst into flames with 48 people on board, killing all of them, police and an airline spokesman said.
'I have been bad to people who didn’t deserve it': Scots paedophile kitman hands himself into policeA former football coach has been arrested in Northern Ireland over sex abuse claims.
- MSPs are in line for a 1.8% pay rise next year - taking the First Minister's entitlement to more than £150,000.
Plan to shut half of Glasgow's job centres 'will hit most deprived areas', says SNP's Angus RobertsonPlans to close half the job centres in Glasgow will "add misery" to the lives of tens of thousands of struggling Scots, the SNP's Westminster leader Angus Robertson has said.
- Herald Scotland
Donalda MacKinnon appointed new director of BBC Scotland
Donalda Mackinnon, currently head of programmes for BBC Scotland, has been appointed to the corporation's top post in Scotland. Ms MacKinnon, who is currently Head of Programmes and Services for BBC Scotland, will become BBC Scotland's first female ...
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