News archive from 28 February 2015

Section of Scotland's busiest motorway closed after major accident in West Lothian

POLICE were forced to close part of Scotland’s busiest motorway after a major accident. Emergency services were called to a serious accident involving a lorry and three cars on the M8 in West Lothian tonight at around 8.30pm. The westbound carriage...

 

Islamic State under pressure as Kurds seize Syrian town

Islamic State has been forced into retreat across parts of the strategic region, a land bridge between territory it controls in Syria and Iraq, even as its fighters have mounted new raids this week on Assyrian Christian villages, abducting more than...

 

Mourinho keeps focus on Wembley with silverware in his sights

The Serbia midfielder was banned for violent conduct after reacting furiously to a challenge by Burnley's Ashley Barnes in last Saturday's Premier League draw. The automatic three-match ban was reduced to two in mitigation but the Blues announced they...

The Herald, 00:09 in Sport
 
 

The worst kept secret in technology? Samsung ad for new Galaxy handset leaks, confirming the Edge design...

It has become one of the worst kept secrets in technology - with everything from models to the real thing being spotted and posted online. Now it appears one of Samsung's own ads has been leaked, revealing the two handsets the firm hope can topple the...

 

'Big brain' DNA found in humans: Single gene that made us more intelligent than chimps is identified for...

While we share 99 per cent of our genes with chimpanzees, our brains are still three times as big. Scientists believe that during evolution our genome must have changed in order to trigger such a massive brain growth. Now, for the first time,...

 

Meet Skeletorus and Sparklemuffin: Two new species of spider given odd nicknames due to strange colours on...

Two new species of spider, nicknamed Skeletorus and Sparklemuffin, have been discovered by researchers. Discovered in Queenstown, Australia, the creatures are new species of peacock spider. The spiders are given the moniker ‘peacock’ for their bright...

 

Earthquake shakes Guatemala City - Reuters witness

(Reporting by Sofia Menchu; Writing by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Simon Gardner, Bernard Orr)

 

Aberdeen playing mind games, insists Gordon

Many of Derek McInnes' charges have, despite picking up 35 points out of a possible 39 in their last 13 top flight matches, been openly dismissive of their own chances of winning the league. Yet, goalkeeper Gordon, once again outstanding for Ronny...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

'Tortured perfectionist' Andy Murray will be at best for Davis Cup, says Andre Agassi

For Andy Murray, a hugely below-par performance that cost him a 6-1, 6-3 defeat to 18-year-old Borna Coric was put into perspective yesterday as Roger Federer demolished the Croat 6-1, 6-2. The key difference here is that Federer, having won the Davis...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 
McInnes says Celtic celebrations show they know they are in a battle for the title

McInnes says Celtic celebrations show they know they are in a battle for the title

The scenes brought the Dons players a realisation that they could, indeed, mount a meaningful challenge to the champions in the race for the Premiership title, an ambition which is being realised as Derek McInnes continues to invigorate his impressive...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

In-form frontmen have taken pressure off the rest of us, says Hanlon

Alan Stubbs' Championship promotion hopefuls have netted 50 times in 25 games this season, with leading marksmen Dominique Malonga and Jason Cummings on 13 and 12 apiece respectively. It was a completely different story last season when the Leith...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

Neilson: Walker is the best in the division

The 21-year-old has arguably been Hearts' stand-out performer in recent weeks, scoring five times in his last seven appearances and showing a distinct improvement in fitness and physique. Neilson believes the arrival of his first child last December...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

Flopping over the line? Perhaps, but expect them to do it with a bit of dash

At the top you would have found Glasgow, who provide 12 players to the Scotland match squad today; Zebre, with 10 representatives in the Italian squad, were cemented to the floor. Fortunately, idiots have never done too well in the business of Six...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

Shake off hard-luck losers' tag, demands Hodge

That's pretty much the universal view around the country and according to Duncan Hodge, one of the assistant coaches, the view within the camp is identical. "We want to win Test matches. We want to keep getting better and keep improving every...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 


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