News archive from 15 February 2015

Airdrieonians 3 Forfar Athletic 1: Loons fury but ton-up for Bryan Prunty

Airdrieonians 3 Forfar Athletic 1: Loons fury but ton-up for Bryan Prunty

Airdrieonians 3 Forfar Athletic 1 DICK CAMPBELL blasted referee Greg Aitken after 10-man Forfar slumped to defeat. The Loons boss was raging with Gavin Malin's first-half red card for the penalty-box challenge which led to Bryan Prunty netting his...

 
Albion Rovers 0 Clyde 2: Derby-day joy for Barry Ferguson's Bully Wee

Albion Rovers 0 Clyde 2: Derby-day joy for Barry Ferguson's Bully Wee

Albion Rovers 0 Clyde 2 BARRY FERGUSON insists new-look Clyde mean business after their derby-day triumph at Albion Rovers. A goal in each half from Steven McDougall and Scott Ferguson made it back-to-back wins for the Bully Wee who climbed to seventh...

 

Tesco to cut up to 10,000 jobs - Sunday Telegraph

Tesco said in late January that up to 2,000 people could lose their jobs with the closing of 43 stores. Tesco recently returned to sales growth, albeit marginally, for the first time since January 2014, a boost for its new boss Dave Lewis, who is...

Reuters, 00:02 in Business
 
The Angels’ Share makers to adapt 1990s rave play

The Angels’ Share makers to adapt 1990s rave play

THE makers of hit Scottish movies The Angels' Share, Ae Fond Kiss and Sweet Sixteen are to join forces with one of the country's leading young playwrights for a film set at the height of the mid-1990s rave scene. Kieran Hurley is turning his own...

 
Named persons’ role to start before child’s birth

Named persons’ role to start before child’s birth

THE welfare of unborn children will come under scrutiny as part of the Scottish Government's proposals for a named person for every child in the country. Guidance on the implementation of the legislation, which was published last week, states that the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
David Nutt: Treat patients with ecstasy, cannabis

David Nutt: Treat patients with ecstasy, cannabis

CANNABIS and ecstasy should be available for treating pat

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
‘Point-scoring’ behind PM plan to strip benefits

‘Point-scoring’ behind PM plan to strip benefits

DAVID Cameron was accused of political point scoring yesterday over his party's proposal to strip the obese, alcoholics and drug addicts of benefits if they refuse help. Cameron has announced plans aimed at people with “treatable conditions”, saying...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Politics
 
Euan McColm: Nicola Sturgeon’s Labour mistake

Euan McColm: Nicola Sturgeon’s Labour mistake

BY showing all her cards on coalition deal, Nicola has given Ed a winning hand, writes Euan McColm INDULGE me, would you? ­Imagine it’s 8 May and Ed ­Miliband has led the Labour Party to the brink of power. His party is the largest at Westminster but...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Politics
 

Tottenham line up Romelu Lukaku transfer, he wants to quit Everton

Tottenham are lining up a deal for Romelu Lukaku with the striker ready to quit Everton at the end of the season. Spurs were linked with Lukaku last summer when he made it clear he wanted to leave Chelsea, but ended up signing for Everton in a £28m...

Metro, 00:13 in Sport
 
Leaders: Named person | Murphy’s matron call

Leaders: Named person | Murphy’s matron call

THE charge of being illiberal has been levelled at the SNP administration a number of times in recent years, notably over the heavily criticised legislation outlawing certain behaviour deemed to be offensive at football matches. The charge has...

Scotsman, 00:19 in Health
 
Comment: Take responsibility for dementia care

Comment: Take responsibility for dementia care

PEOPLE fear dementia more than cancer, not only because the condition is a scary prospect but also because, unlike cancer, people who get it have to mainly cover the direct costs, unless they have less than about £25,000 left in assets. With most...

Scotsman, 00:19 in Health
 
David Roberts: Drawings From The Helen Guiterman Bequest

David Roberts: Drawings From The Helen Guiterman Bequest

But by the time of his death in 1864, David Roberts had befriended Charles Dickens, JMW Turner and William Makepeace Thackeray, made a sizeable amount of money and travelled widely, winning himself a reputation as a noted Orientalist along the...

 

U.S. airlines, hotel industry wary of Expedia-Orbitz merger

Expedia's agreement on Thursday to buy Orbitz for $1.33 billion (863 million pounds) marked the latest in a spree of acquisitions it and the larger Priceline Group Inc have made to become the world's dominant online travel agencies. Experts say the...

 
Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter marry

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter marry

HOLLYWOOD star Benedict Cumberbatch was set to wed his Scottish fiancee Sophie Hunter yesterday in a romantic Valentine's Day ceremony in the south of England. The couple, who announced their engagement in a notice in the Times in November, were...

 


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