September 6, 2018

Built to oppress – Arthur Ashe roof turns heat up on USTA

The heat-wave engulfing New York during this year's U.S. Open has left players gasping in distress and organisers faced with burning questions about the suffocating conditions on the tournament's main showcourt.
September 6, 2018

Sturgeon backs ban on parents smacking children

PARENTS who smack their children face being dragged through the courts after Nicola Sturgeon's government threw its full weight behind a ban on the punishment.
September 6, 2018

When Armageddon comes to the screen

The end of the world might not be much fun, but it makes for great viewing.
September 6, 2018

Woods, McIlroy share lead for first time on PGA Tour

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy broke new ground when they tied for the first-round lead at the BMW Championship in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
September 6, 2018

Sturgeon warned business chiefs OPPOSE demands for immigration devolution powers

NICOLA Sturgeon was told today business chiefs oppose her demands for the devolution of immigration powers. Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the Confederation of British Industry, spelled out firms' fears on the issue at the CBI Scotland annual d...
September 6, 2018

Newlywed sues after hotel staff burn hole in bride’s veil on wedding day

A NEWLYWED is suing the operators of a luxury Caribbean holiday resort after staff burned a hole in his bride’s veil on the day of their wedding. Alison Stewart, 49, was left devastated and in tears when she discovered the veil had been ruined just 15 ...
September 6, 2018

Hotel owner reveals how unique lighthouse keys inspired book on Scotland

A HOTEL owner has revealed that his inspiration for a book about Scotland’s coastal buildings was a unique collection of keys for 83 lighthouses. Dan Marshall was handed two canvas bags filled with more than 300 keys when he struck a deal with a visito...
September 6, 2018

Areola saves France in Nations League draw with Germany

World champions France never hit top form and had third-choice keeper Alphonse Areola to thank for a 0-0 draw against Germany in their inaugural Nations League game on Thursday, their first appearance since lifting the World Cup.
September 6, 2018

Scots are UK heaviest gamblers – shock survey

Scots are more likely to gamble than people living in the rest of the UK, according to a survey. The Gambling Commission found 66 per cent of adults in Scotland spent money on gambling activities in 2016, compared with 56 per cent in England and 55 per...
September 6, 2018

Family’s heartbreak as killer released from jail after being told he would NOT be freed

THE family of former policeman bludgeoned to death in his own home learned his murderer had been released from jail just weeks after being told he would not be freed. Scottish Prison Service chiefs assured Michael Mosey's children in June this year tha...
September 6, 2018

Michael Moore claims Trump ran for president because of Gwen Stefani

Fahrenheit 11/9 filmmaker Moore claims Trump was jealous of the pop star's reality TV earnings.
September 6, 2018

Not so popular after all: Oscars yank controversial category

Plans to launch an Academy Award category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" have been shelved.