Scots Cop Who Was Cleared of Tipping off a Drug Dealer About a Raid Quits the Force

Scots Cop Who Was Cleared of Tipping off a Drug Dealer About a Raid Quits the Force

24 minutes ago
Scots cop who was cleared of tipping off a drug dealer about a raid quits the force. PC Alan Halliday walked free from court in September after a jury found a charge of perverting the course of justice not proven. -> Read more at Daily Record

Terror on Board Flight from Dublin to Edinburgh After Man Claims Passengers Were Armed with Knives

Terror on Board Flight from Dublin to Edinburgh After Man Claims Passengers Were Armed with Knives1 hour ago
Terror on board flight from Dublin to Edinburgh after man claims passengers were armed with knives. SOURCES at the airport later confirmed a note which was passed to cabin crew contained the knifes threat but said the incident wasn’t being treated as terrorism. -> Read more at Daily Record

Ally Gourlay - Talking of the Times, the Love and the Laughing

2 hours ago - East
Ally Gourlay - talking of the times, the love and the laughing. Ally Gourlay, one of the most popular and loved people at Raith Rovers, passed away overnight aged just 53... -> Read more at Fife Today

Display Against Celtic Has Put East Kilbride on the Map, Says Kilby Captain Barry Russell

Display Against Celtic Has Put East Kilbride on the Map, Says Kilby Captain Barry Russell2 hours ago - West
Display against Celtic has put East Kilbride on the map, says Kilby captain Barry Russell. CELTIC-DAFT defender's delight as he takes home man of the match award - and Scott Brown's shirt -> Read more at East Kilbride News

From the Middle East to Biggar - the Story of Wojek the Bear

2 hours ago - West
From the Middle East to Biggar - the story of Wojek the bear. You wouldn’t think that there’d be ANY Clydesdale connection to a statue of an Iranian bear and a Polish soldier standing in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens. but you’d be wrong!.. -> Read more at Carluke Gazette

Man Punched After Theft of Golf Clubs

3 hours ago - Central
Man punched after theft of golf clubs. A man was attacked as he gave chase when his golf clubs were stolen... -> Read more at Falkirk Herald

St Andrews Ready to Welcome the Pope

St Andrews Ready to Welcome the Pope3 hours ago - East
St Andrews ready to welcome the Pope. St Andrews could play host to the Pope later this year. -> Read more at The Courier

Fishermen Rescued by Lifeboat at St Monans Harbour

4 hours ago - East
Fishermen rescued by lifeboat at St Monans harbour. Two anglers washed off the breakwater at St Monans harbour were rescued by lifeboat crews this morning (Sunday)... -> Read more at Fife Today

Bill Jamieson: Dividend Payouts Turning into a Game of Roulette

Bill Jamieson: Dividend Payouts Turning into a Game of Roulette5 hours ago - Business
Bill Jamieson: Dividend payouts turning into a game of roulette. There was a time when family ­lawyers and grey-haired stockbrokers would intone on how stock market investment was a long term business. We were told not to be distracted by day to day movements, to avoid shares dependent on short term considerations and steer clear of shares dependent on immediate, single issue factors... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Ireland 16 Wales 16: Six Nations Draw Between Sides is First Since 1991

5 hours ago - Sport
Ireland 16 Wales 16: Six Nations draw between sides is first since 1991. Johnny Sexton kicked a penalty six minutes from time to preserve injury-hit Ireland's unbeaten RBS 6 Nations home record under Joe Schmidt and stall Wales' stirring fightback. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Tory Housing Boss Welcomes Demise of Right to Buy Scheme

5 hours ago - South
Tory housing boss welcomes demise of Right to Buy scheme. The new chairman of the region’s largest social landlord has welcomed the impending abolition – on August 1 this year – of Right to Buy for social housing tenants in Scotland. -> Read more at Hawick News

Bankier Bows out in Appropriate Style

5 hours ago - Sport
Bankier bows out in appropriate style. Imogen Bankier's delicately weighted cross court backhand fell beyond the reach of both Julie MacPherson and Martin Campbell at the Bell's Sports Centre in Perth yesterday to bring the national championships and the greatest of Scottish international careers to an end as she and Robert Blair successfully defended their title for a second time. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Roundabout Reminder for Kirkwall Motorists

Roundabout Reminder for Kirkwall Motorists5 hours ago - North East
Roundabout reminder for Kirkwall motorists. Orkney Islands Council is reminding drivers that traffic restrictions will be in place in Kirkwall from tomorrow, Monday, as part of work to construct a roundabout at the junction of New Scapa Road, the Holm Branch Road and the new Scapa Link Road. During the work, the Holm Branch Road and the section of New -> Read more at The Orcadian

East Kilbride 0 - 2 Celtic: Celtic Progress to Quarter Finals

East Kilbride 0 - 2 Celtic: Celtic Progress to Quarter Finals5 hours ago - Sport
East Kilbride 0 - 2 Celtic: Celtic progress to quarter finals. Celtic eased their way into the quarter-finals of the William Hill Scottish Cup as expected with a 2-0 win over Lowland League side East Kilbride at Airdrie’s Excelsior stadium. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Council Tenants Face Rent Rise

Council Tenants Face Rent Rise6 hours ago - Highlands
Council tenants face rent rise. TENANTS of council homes in Caithness are to pay more in rent as Highland Council is increasing charges to maintain its current service levels. -> Read more at John O'Groat Journal

Driver Charged After Car Flips Onto Roof at Hillend

6 hours ago - East
Driver charged after car flips onto roof at Hillend. A DRIVER has been charged by police after his car crashed into another vehicle and flipped onto its roof. -> Read more at Edinburgh Evening News

Ambulance Route is Blocked at Vale Hospital Due to Dodgy Drivers

Ambulance Route is Blocked at Vale Hospital Due to Dodgy Drivers6 hours ago - West
Ambulance route is blocked at Vale Hospital due to dodgy drivers. Anger as bus gets stuck due to inconsiderate parking on main road -> Read more at Lennox Herald

East Kilbride 0 Celtic 2: Kilby Earn All the Plaudits as Hoops Edge into Quarter Finals

East Kilbride 0 Celtic 2: Kilby Earn All the Plaudits as Hoops Edge into Quarter Finals6 hours ago - West
East Kilbride 0 Celtic 2: Kilby earn all the plaudits as Hoops edge into quarter finals. GOALS from Leigh Griffiths and Colin Kazim-Richards end Kilby's cup run -> Read more at East Kilbride News

VIDEO: Chinese New Year Celebrations at First Event of Its Kind in Scotland

6 hours ago
VIDEO: Chinese New Year celebrations at first event of its kind in Scotland. Glasgow's George Square has hosted it's first ever Chinese New Year event. -> Watch at Herald Scotland

Salmond Defends his Financial Arrangements, Insisting They are Not to Avoid or Evade Tax

6 hours ago
Salmond defends his financial arrangements, insisting they are not to avoid or evade tax. ALEX Salmond has defended his financial arrangements, insisting they are all above board after it was claimed that they opened him up to the charge of hypocrisy. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Pope Francis Expected to Make his First Visit to Scotland to Sign Charter Against Extremism

Pope Francis Expected to Make his First Visit to Scotland to Sign Charter Against Extremism6 hours ago
Pope Francis expected to make his first visit to Scotland to sign charter against extremism. THE leader of the Catholic leader is understood to be a surprise addition to an event at St Andrews University in September. -> Read more at Daily Record

Saudi King Salman Calls for Others Not to Interfere in Kingdom

6 hours ago
Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom. Saudi Arabia's King Salman has called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Water Cut off to Number of Homes in Girvan

6 hours ago - West
Water cut off to number of homes in Girvan. Scottish Water has apologised to customers in Girvan after a power cut led to the water supply being cut off at a number of homes in the town on Tuesday last week... -> Read more at Carrick Gazette

DEMO PLANNED FOR BUDGET MEETING

DEMO PLANNED FOR BUDGET MEETING7 hours ago - West
DEMO PLANNED FOR BUDGET MEETING.  .  . THE UNITE union is set to lobby Argyll and Bute Council's headquarters on Thursday (February 11) before councillors consider the budget.. -> Read more at Dunoon Observer

Chinese New Year Cheer in Glasgow

Chinese New Year Cheer in Glasgow7 hours ago - West
Chinese New Year cheer in Glasgow. Weekend celebrations have been taking place in Glasgow to mark Chinese New Year. -> Read more at BBC News