News archive from 7 April 2014, page 6

Scots couple reveal how unique 'photobomb' meeting during night out in pub led to them tying the knot four years later

Scots couple reveal how unique 'photobomb' meeting during night out in pub led to them tying the knot four...

WHEN Fiona Harris posed for a snap with her pals on a girly night out, the last thing she wanted was a strange man jumping into the frame and flinging his arm around her. But rather than hurl her drink in his face, she got chatting to the cheeky chap...

 

US comedian John Pinette dies

Comedian John Pinette performing on stage. He has died aged 50. John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of "Seinfeld," has died aged 50. Pinette died of natural causes...

 
Nina Nesbitt missed out on chance to sing Scots national anthem at 10k run in New York after being sent to wrong stage

Nina Nesbitt missed out on chance to sing Scots national anthem at 10k run in New York after being sent to...

NINA Nesbitt missed out on singing Scots national anthem Flower of Scotland at New Yorks’s Scotland Run after a steward sent her to the wrong stage. The Stay Out singer is in the Big Apple to perform at a number of gigs during Scotland/Tartan Week...

 
Soundgarden keep the sound of Seattle alive

Soundgarden keep the sound of Seattle alive

The death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain on 5 April 1994 in Seattle, Washington, has sometimes been described as the event that marked "the end of grunge". However, the first of the Seattle bands which made up the grunge music scene - a...

BBC, 03:19 in Art & Culture
 
Celtic star Leigh Griffiths faces the axe after being caught on video leading Hibs fans in racist chant before Edinburgh derby

Celtic star Leigh Griffiths faces the axe after being caught on video leading Hibs fans in racist chant...

CELTIC bad boy Leigh Griffiths is facing the sack over his racist video shame. Griffiths led a packed pub in a chorus of hate against former Hearts midfielder Rudi Skacel, who is Czech. He now faces the wrath of manager Neil Lennon, who warned two...

 
Vile wife-beater looks to sue Jeremy Kyle Show after claiming he was humiliated by producers

Vile wife-beater looks to sue Jeremy Kyle Show after claiming he was humiliated by producers

A VILE woman-beater is trying to sue The Jeremy Kyle Show after bleating that producers made him “look bad”. Deluded Matthew Quinn – who has been engaged four times in the last three years – has appeared on the show twice, dragging on four women as he...

 
Raith Rovers ace John Baird insists netting Ramsden Cup Final winner against Rangers was 'best day of his life'

Raith Rovers ace John Baird insists netting Ramsden Cup Final winner against Rangers was 'best day of his...

JOHN Baird choked back tears last night as he told how netting the winner against Rangers made Raith’s Ramsdens Cup triumph the best day of his life. An emotional Baird broke down as he revealed how his career had hit a new low when he was released by...

 
Celtic boss Neil Lennon in frame for Norwich job after Canaries axe Chris Hughton

Celtic boss Neil Lennon in frame for Norwich job after Canaries axe Chris Hughton

NEIL LENNON was last night installed as second favourite for the Norwich job after the Canaries axed boss Chris Hughton. Fans turned on Hughton and his players after Saturday’s 1-0 loss to West Brom left them just five points above the drop zone. The...

 
Rangers boss Ally McCoist refuses to fear for his future at Ibrox after crushing defeat to Raith Rovers in Ramsdens Cup Final

Rangers boss Ally McCoist refuses to fear for his future at Ibrox after crushing defeat to Raith Rovers in...

ALLY McCOIST is refusing to fear for his future after one of the most devastating defeats of his career. The Rangers boss and his players were booed by furious fans at Easter Road yesterday after their shock 1-0 defeat to Raith Rovers in the Ramsdens...

 
Brian Monteith: No compaign must convince voters

Brian Monteith: No compaign must convince voters

THE No campaign can rubbish nationalist proposals but has to convince voters to do the same, writes Brian Monteith Destroying the SNP’s economic credibility is not enough. With every week that passes, the SNP’s white paper is taken apart and the...

Scotsman, 03:45 in Politics
 
France snubs Rwanda after accusations it aided killings

France snubs Rwanda after accusations it aided killings

FRENCH officials said they had cancelled plans to attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide today following accusations of French involvement in the massacre by Rwandan president Paul Kagame. The African weekly, Jeune...

Scotsman, 04:06 in Politics
 
Refugee camp erupts in bloody riot

Refugee camp erupts in bloody riot

JORDANIAN officials say bloody riots have erupted at the largest camp for Syrian refugees, leaving at least one refugee dead by gunshot and 31 people wounded. Police said in a statement yesterday that they used tear gas to break up crowds who attacked...

Scotsman, 04:06 in Politics
 
1, then 2, now 3 pulse signals in jet mystery

1, then 2, now 3 pulse signals in jet mystery

THREE separate but fleeting sounds from the Indian Ocean yesterday offered fresh hope in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as officials rushed to determine if they were signals from the plane's black boxes. The head of the international...

Scotsman, 04:06 in Politics
 
Riggi doctor: Make kitchen knives blunt tipped

Riggi doctor: Make kitchen knives blunt tipped

A LEADING forensic scientist, who was a chief witness at the trial of triple child-killer Theresa Riggi, has called for a more widespread sale of blunt-tipped kitchen knives in an attempt to reduce Scotland's murder rates. Dr John Crichton was the...

Scotsman, 04:13 in Hot News
 


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