August 24, 2018

Fears rise as radical shake-up of Scots health boards is planned

FEARS are growing for the future of Scotland’s 14 health boards after bosses revealed NHS Scotland is “moving towards working as a single entity”. The admission has prompted calls for SNP ministers to come clean over their centralisation plans or offer...
August 24, 2018

Rudy Giuliani defends Trump on St Andrews golf trip

FORMER New York mayor Rudi Giuliani last night claimed the American people would “revolt” if Donald Trump was impeached. The President’s lawyer was speaking during a golfing trip to St Andrews yesterday.
August 24, 2018

Missing Patti Henry: Police hunt for van in Girvan and Paisley

A WOMAN missing for more than nine months may have been bundled into a van and killed, police fear. Mother-of-one Patricia Henry has not been seen by family or friends since November last year.
August 24, 2018

Sir Chris Hoy reveals secret of his Olympic success

SIR CHRIS Hoy has revealed the secret behind his Olympic success – and he’s been sitting on it for all this time. The six-time cycling Olympic gold medallist revealed on Twitter that he used to cycle around with a four leaf clover stuck underneath his ...
August 23, 2018

Salmond:’I’ve made many mistakes in life but I have not sexually harassed anyone’

ALEX Salmond last night admitted he was “no saint” as he battled calls to step down from the SNP over allegations of sexual misconduct. The former First Minister said he had “flaws” and had “made many mistakes” but insisted he had not harassed anyone. ...
August 23, 2018

Show must go on, say Russia TV chiefs

BOSSES at Alex Salmond’s Kremlin-backed TV channel yesterday said they were standing by the former First Minister. RT – formerly called Russia Today – issued a brief statement after being asked if it would pull the plug on his widely criticised chat sh...
August 23, 2018

Alex Salmond accused of sex attacks on two workers while First Minister

ALEX Salmond has been accused of sex attacks on two workers while serving as First Minister, it emerged last night. The former SNP chief allegedly assaulted the staff members at the head of government’s official residence in December 2013.
August 23, 2018

Sturgeon lobbied in ‘private meetings’

ALEX Salmond repeatedly lobbied Nicola Sturgeon to protest about the misconduct probe, it emerged last night as he faced questions over his time in office. The former First Minister disclosed he had held three meetings with his successor since the inve...
August 23, 2018

Orange Order scraps walk over route row

AN Orange walk has been cancelled after council chiefs ordered it to be re-routed to avoid a church where a priest was allegedly assaulted. The announcement was made yesterday, more than 24 hours after the ruling, described by organisers as “deeply dis...
August 23, 2018

Orange parade forced to avoid Catholic church in Glasgow

AN Orange Walk will not pass a church where a Catholic priest was allegedly assaulted after council chiefs ordered the latest march to be re-routed. Police had warned that “significant disorder” was likely if the march were to pass St Alphonsus’ Church...
August 23, 2018

Don’t fall for pale imitations, Scottish autumn is best

A LEADING tree specialist believes Scotland could be in line for its most colourful autumn ever. The sustained heat of the summer has produced the perfect conditions for a riot of reds and oranges.
August 23, 2018

Forget Brexit talks! Deal or no deal, Scotland will REMAIN in UK says Lidington

THE future of the Union will not be jeopardised by a no-deal Brexit, David Lidington declared today. Theresa May's de facto deputy said it was in the best interests of all home nations to secure an agreement based on the Prime Minister's controversial ...