September 13, 2018

Nicola Sturgeon opens up about childhood bullying – ‘Many people suffer these experiences’

NICOLA Sturgeon has revealed how she was bullied at school. The First Minister told an audience of schoolchildren she had to get a teacher involved to stop it.
September 13, 2018

Jane Doe at centre of The Predator sex offender case speaks out

"I have no shame for what was done to me. I am not the one who needs to carry that shame," Paige Carnes, now 24, said.
September 13, 2018

Electric car charging row on Bute

A SHOCKED islander has been told that it would cost him £600 extra to have a car charging point fitted at his home. Philip Kirkham’s complaint comes against a backdrop of the Scottish Government continues to actively promote green energy.
September 13, 2018

St Andrews, home of the… fatberg

CAFES, carryout shops and restaurants in St Andrews are being targeted in a crackdown on fatbergs that clog up drains. More than 100 takeaways and other businesses in the historic Fife town are to be visited by experts offering advice on food waste man...
September 13, 2018

American Fujikawa announces he is gay

American former teenage golf prodigy Tadd Fujikawa said he struggled for years hiding his true identity before publicly revealing on Wednesday that he is gay.
September 13, 2018

Elgin mum’s anger over hospital trip to Aberdeen

A MOTHER has blamed poor hospital management for a mix-up that saw her drive 65 miles with her sick daughter, only to be told there was no bed available. Lynne Mandal was advised to take three year-old Priya to the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital be...
September 13, 2018

Alloa woman fiddled books to overpay lawyer husband £500,000

A SOLICITORS’ secretary is facing jail after fiddling her firm’s books to overpay her own husband more than £500,000 through illegitimate transactions, a court has heard. Yesterday, a sheriff described the figures quoted in Karen Humphries’ case as “as...
September 13, 2018

Carney: House prices may fall by a third in ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The Bank of England governor has warned ministers a "no-deal" Brexit could see house prices crash by a third, Sky sources say.
September 13, 2018

Ciganda feels at home in France to share Evian lead

Spaniard Carlota Ciganda enjoyed the local atmosphere to share the first-round lead with Maria Torres at the Evian Championship in France on Thursday.
September 13, 2018

‘Absolutely shocking’ 1,700 women MISSED breast cancer screening due to COMPUTER GLITCH

ALMOST 1,800 women in Scotland have missed vital breast cancer screening appointments because of a computer glitch. Problems with the NHS's automated system that sends letters to patients inviting them to be screened meant they were accidentally ignored.
September 13, 2018

Scottish parents ‘IN THE DARK’ due to ‘SHAMEFUL’ SNP education policies

PARENTS are being "left in the dark" about what happens inside their children’s schools, Ruth Davidson warned today. The Tory leader attacked Nicola Sturgeon as she highlighted a new analysis showing just seven per cent of schools follow SNP regulation...
September 13, 2018

SNP under pressure to deliver ‘TOURIST TAX’ as Highlands infrastructure ‘deteriorates’

A NEW "tourist tax" is needed to prevent visitors being put off the Highlands because they "have to go to the toilet behind a bush", it was claimed today. MSPs were told the six million people flocking to the region bring £1.2 billion a year and suppor...