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Scotland need to get their heads straight for England, says Gordon Reid

Scotland need to get their heads straight for England, says Gordon Reid

Gordon Reid found there was no problem physically with his head but admitted that keeping the head when taking on England in the Calcutta Cup was maybe an issue. The London Irish prop believes that Scotland lost the game mentally at Twickenham last...

yesterday, 23:00 in Sport
 
MSPs rubber-stamp income tax rises for 757,000 Scots

MSPs rubber-stamp income tax rises for 757,000 Scots

Holyrood has signed off a major overhaul of the tax system which will force Scots workers to cough up an extra £219m. The majority of working Scots will pay £20 less than last year under the income tax changes, which come into effect in April. But...

yesterday, 17:51 in Politics
 
Talking Football: Dundee win but top six hopes don’t look good

Talking Football: Dundee win but top six hopes don’t look good

It was an encouraging weekend for Dundee, St Johnstone and Dundee United, even though one of them didn’t actually play. In this week’s Talking Football, Eric Nicolson and Ian Roache assess whether the good times will keep coming. A late defeat at...

yesterday, 16:01 in Sport
 
Braemar Mountain Festival returns for a second year

Braemar Mountain Festival returns for a second year

Braemar Mountain Festival – a celebration of the mountains in winter – is back for a second year. Gayle finds out more After a hugely successful 2017, the second Braemar Mountain Festival will take place between March 1 and 4, 2018. The festival is a...

yesterday, 12:03 in Lifestyle
 
St Johnstone boss happy with two loan signings (and a couple of veterans)

St Johnstone boss happy with two loan signings (and a couple of veterans)

Tommy Wright believes his two loan signings have shown they can be important assets for the St Johnstone cause in the last few weeks of the season. And a couple of veterans have proved there is petrol still left in the tank as well. George Williams...

yesterday, 09:52 in Sport
 
Some of golf’s top stars are now in almost open defiance of the rules

Some of golf’s top stars are now in almost open defiance of the rules

Am I missing something? Barely two weeks on from one of the most egregious examples of slow play in professional golf history, they’re actually getting worse. We have still barely recovered from JB Holmes’ four minutes plus address of a shot at Torrey...

yesterday, 09:15 in Sport
 
Arbroath have the squad to cope with hectic schedule

Arbroath have the squad to cope with hectic schedule

Arbroath’s hectic schedule of six games in 18 days starts with the long trip to Stranraer tonight. And manager Dick Campbell believes he has the squad to cope with it. “We’ve got strength in depth,” said Campbell. “This is the time of year when that...

yesterday, 09:15 in Sport
 
St Johnstone players should take Brendan Rodgers’ words as a compliment

St Johnstone players should take Brendan Rodgers’ words as a compliment

The St Johnstone players shouldn’t look upon Brendan Rodgers’ post-match words as an insult, according to Perth boss Tommy Wright. They should look upon them as praise. After Saints deservedly held out for their second Premiership draw of the season...

yesterday, 09:15 in Sport
 
Council nurseries are failing working parents, say campaigners

Council nurseries are failing working parents, say campaigners

Nursery hours offered by councils are all but useless to working families, say campaigners. Only 3% of council-run centres in Tayside and Fife provide sufficient hours to allow parents to work full-time, according to research from Fair Funding For Our...

yesterday, 00:28 in Politics
 
Taylor relishing chance for revenge after Twickenham nightmare

Taylor relishing chance for revenge after Twickenham nightmare

Last year’s nightmare at Twickenham was among Scotland defence coach Matt Taylor’s lowest points in his long tenure, but he’s relishing the opportunity for revenge in this weekend’s Calcutta Cup against the English at Murrayfield. Taylor watched...

Monday, 22:48 in Sport
 
Denton goes back to his younger self for inspiration

Denton goes back to his younger self for inspiration

The mature David Denton wouldn’t give any advice to the 22-year-old who burst on the scene in the Calcutta Cup six years ago but would take plenty – except maybe on hairstyles. The powerful backrower made a telling return to international rugby after...

Monday, 22:48 in Sport
 
Legendary DJ Eats Everything is heading to Dundee

Legendary DJ Eats Everything is heading to Dundee

International DJ and producer Eats Everything, aka Dan Pearce, storms into Dundee next month as part of his 2018 tour of Scotland. The Bristolian, who hosts a monthly show on BBC Radio One, promises the show, at the Reading Rooms on March 3, will be...

Monday, 17:19 in Lifestyle
 
Will it be a Friday fiesta or a Friday fright night for Dundee United at Livingston?

Will it be a Friday fiesta or a Friday fright night for Dundee United at Livingston?

Dundee United travel to Livingston for what could be either a Friday fiesta or Friday fright night. Courier sports writer Ian Roache looks back on how they have fared recently when asked to kick-off the weekend early. United 1 Hibs 0. Friday, December...

Monday, 16:04 in Sport
 
Pete Wishart rules himself out of SNP’s deputy leader race

Pete Wishart rules himself out of SNP’s deputy leader race

One of the favourites to be the SNP’s next deputy leader has ruled himself out of contention. Pete Wishart, who represents Perth and North Perthshire, said he does not think he has “sufficient support within the party” to go for the role. I will not...

Monday, 13:46 in Politics
 
Dundee midfielder Glen Kamara to miss trip to Celtic Park

Dundee midfielder Glen Kamara to miss trip to Celtic Park

Dundee will be without key midfielder Glen Kamara for their away clash with champions Celtic. The Finnish international was booked with 15 minutes remaining of the 3-2 defeat down at Kilmarnock last Tuesday, earning a suspension for breaching the...

Monday, 12:10 in Sport
 


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