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More than 100 jobs saved after rescue of string of Edinburgh car dealerships - including Rolls-Royce and...

More than 100 jobs have been saved after separate rescue deals were struck for a string of Edinburgh car dealerships including Scotland’s only Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce showrooms. English high-end car dealer Cambria Automobiles, which trades under...

Tuesday, 08:09 in Business
 

Should Nicola Sturgeon hold a fresh independence referendum without UK Government agreement?

Is Boris Johnson's blunt refusal really his last word? BORIS Johnson’s blunt refusal of a second independence referendum has sparked renewed speculation over whether the SNP might decide to go ahead and hold an unofficial vote in bid to force the...

Tuesday, 08:06 in Politics
 

Prince Harry lands in Canada to start a 'new life' with Meghan and Archie

The Duke of Sussex has reportedly arrived in Canada to be reunited with his wife Meghan and son Archie. Photographs from the Daily Mail appeared to show the royal walking across the tarmac at Vancouver International Airport. The paper said he flew...

Tuesday, 07:52 in Lifestyle
 

An exhausted fox floating on rubbish in the Water of Leith and a poisonous tarantula in West Lothian -...

Fox spotted floating on debris ANIMAL charity the Scottish SPCA has revealed its most unusual rescues of 2019 - including a fox stranded on debris in the Water of Leith and a tarantula found in a wheelie bin in West Lothian. The fox rescue - reported...

Tuesday, 07:52 in Lifestyle
 

Woman tried to kill her newborn baby and husband after suffering postpartum psychosis

A woman who tried to kill her newborn baby and husband by driving their car into a wall has told how postpartum psychosis nearly destroyed their lives. Laura, from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, almost killed herself, her husband Dan and newborn baby...

Tuesday, 07:45 in Health
 

Devastated young Edinburgh couple forced to take flat off market after report reveals cladding makes it...

The property was removed from the market. A young couple have been forced to take their property off the market after a home report revealed cladding used in its construction made it unsellable. Devastated first-time-buyers Emel and Kenneth were dealt...

Tuesday, 07:29 in Lifestyle
 

Falkirk councillors pledge to tackle fireworks

Falkirk councillors pledged to do all they could to tackle the problem of noisy fireworks upsetting vulnerable people and family pets. Councillors from all parties – many of whom are dog owners – agreed to do what they could to improve the situation,...

Tuesday, 07:29 in Lifestyle
 

Mental health charity gets on board with Lothian Buses

Mental health charity Support in Mind Scotland has been chosen as Lothian Buses’ Charity of Choice for the next two years. The charity will be gifted a specially designed bus to carry their messaging. Support in Mind Scotland specialise in helping...

Tuesday, 07:29 in Lifestyle
 

Emirates Arena medal success for Netherlee Boys’ Brigade

On Thursday, January 16, 190 boys from twenty Boys’ Brigade Companies throughout Greater Glasgow met at the Emirates Arena for the Annual Battalion Junior Section (P4 - P6) Athletics Championships. Under the leadership of Caroline Watson-Sweeney...

Tuesday, 07:12 in Lifestyle
 

Victim of gang rape by group of rugby players makes direct appeal to witnesses decades later

The victim of a gang rape by a group of rugby players more than 40 years ago has made a direct appeal to two witnesses to name her attackers. The woman, who was 17 at the time of the attack in 1978, was overpowered and raped at a hotel in Plymouth....

Tuesday, 07:00 in Lifestyle
 

Support in Mind will benefit from bus tie-up – Colin Leslie

Support in Mind Scotland was delighted to ring the bell loud and proud this month to celebrate the announcement that we have been chosen as Lothian Buses’ Charity of Choice for 2020 and 2021. More than 2,500 people work for Lothian, so we consider it...

Tuesday, 07:00 in Lifestyle
 

V&A Dundee sets sights on ‘blockbuster’ shows after bumper year

Dundee’s V&A museum is set to target the staging of “blockbuster” exhibitions to help build on a first year which generated £75 million for the Scottish economy – more than three times higher than expected. The waterfront attraction, which cost...

Tuesday, 06:52 in Lifestyle
 

Family fundraising for Gorebridge man’s funeral

The family of a Gorebridge man, who sadly passed away at the age of just 49 from a blood clot, are fundraising to give him the best possible funeral. Mark Allen, known as ‘Fatty’, passed away on December 31. He was well-known in the town, working as a...

Tuesday, 06:52 in Lifestyle
 

Scotland must act to protect ‘jewels in crown’ of natural world – leader comment

Scotland must take action to protect its most precious environmental sites and wildlife in general. Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) are supposed to be, as one environmentalist put it, the “jewels in the crown” of the natural world. But,...

Tuesday, 06:42 in Environment
 

Why climate change means big change for Scotland's farmers – Dr Sheila George

Farming is responsible for almost 25 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland, but there are simple changes that can make a big difference, writes Dr Sheila George. This is going to be a big year for Scotland. The eyes of the world will be on...

Tuesday, 06:42 in Environment
 


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