September 23, 2018

Save our red squirrels call to Scots

SCOTS have been urged to become squirrel spotters over the next seven days as the nation celebrates Red Squirrel Week. Scotland is home to around 120,000 red squirrels, about 75 per cent of the total UK population.
September 23, 2018

Scots Labour pledge to block indyref2 after Corbyn wobble

LABOUR will include a commitment to oppose a second independence referendum in its next manifesto, Scottish leader Richard Leonard has said. Mr Leonard will tell delegates in Liverpool today that Scotland does not need another independence vote, it nee...
September 23, 2018

Scotland set for autumn of public sector strikes

SCOTLAND is facing an autumn of discontent as a number of public service unions are set to take industrial action. Action by Unite, Unison and the GMB could see schools closed, refuse collections halted and burials and cremations cancelled.
September 23, 2018

Australian actor Damian Hill, star of Pawno, dead at 42

His latest project, M4M, was due to begin filming on Monday.
September 23, 2018

Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd weigh in on Trump tweet as #WhyIDidntReport goes viral

The Hollywood stars and #MeToo leaders added their voices to a chorus of criticism against Trump's victim-blaming.
September 23, 2018

Glasgow vets save Great Dane – with his own blood

A HUGE Great Dane has been saved from death by vets who used his own blood in a pioneering transfusion. Four-year-old Merlin had lost more than five pints of blood and only a cell-salvage procedure, being used in Scotland for the first time, prevented ...
September 23, 2018

Staff will ‘own’ firms under Labour plan

Labour is claiming workers could be up to £500 a year better off under a plan to expand employee ownership of large companies.
September 23, 2018

Meghan Markle reveals her ‘something blue’ from the royal wedding

Meghan Markle had a piece of blue fabric from the dress she wore on her first date with Harry sewn into her Givenchy wedding gown.
September 23, 2018

And that’s a wrap: Fifty years of public art on show

One of Australia's best known and most infamous public art projects, the 1969 wrapping in fabric of a 2.5km stretch of the coastline at Little Bay, all began with a stale sandwich in a warehouse squat in New York's SoHo.
September 23, 2018

Deal changes outlook for BBC weather forecaster

A Swiss-owned business information provider will emerge this week as the mystery buyer of MeteoGroup, the weather forecasting giant which supplies data to the BBC and British Airways.
September 23, 2018

Lesbian film Rafiki sells out after Kenyan court lifts ban

To qualify as Kenya's foreign language entry at the 2019 Academy Awards, Rafiki had to be released in its country of origin.
September 23, 2018

What measure, success? Emmy ratings flatline but revenue lifts

Plus, BBC First reveals its new slate including an adaptation of the John le Carré spy thriller The Little Drummer Girl.