Scotland Herald

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:02:06 +0000
Fisheries Bill will empower Britain to operate as independent coastal state
THE UK Government introduces legislation today to create the powers for Britain to operate as an independent coastal state post Brexit and manage its fish stocks in a sustainable way.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:50:00 +0000
Biker dies after collision with pedestrian and car
A biker has died after he was involved in a crash with a pedestrian and a car.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 23:30:06 +0000
Glue vandals target top visitor attraction
Police in Edinburgh are investigating after vandals spread glue in the toilets at a top visitor attraction.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 22:31:19 +0000
Conservatives mocked over 'Got Brexit Done' commemorative tea towel
A TEA towel featuring Boris Johnson and the slogan 'Got Brexit Done' has become the latest Brexit memento to attract ire online.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:45:02 +0000
Billionaire Asos tycoon behind North Coast 500 vows to breathe life into village of Tongue
IT is one of the remotest parts of the long distance North Coast 500 and has gradually seen amenities closed as locals move away.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:22:07 +0000
Four due in court over death of prisoner Darren Brownlie
Four men are to appear in court after the death of a prisoner earlier this month.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:02:03 +0000
Boris Johnson seeks to limit fall-out to Huawei decision with phonecall to Donald Trump
BORIS Johnson has attempted to stem the fall-out to his controversial decision to allow Huawei a limited role in the UK’s 5G telecommunications network with a swift phonecall to Donald Trump.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:01:03 +0000
Migrant visa plan for rural Scotland
Businesses in rural Scotland could find it easier to attract foreign workers post-Brexit under a plan unveiled by the UK Government’s immigration adviser to pilot a work visa scheme tailored to help more remote areas.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:40:00 +0000
Britons urged against 'all but essential' travel to China amid coronavirus threat
Britons have been warned not to travel to China unless it is essential.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 19:35:00 +0000
SNP slated after forcing debate on European flag at Holyrood
SNP ministers have been accused of “not even pretending to care” about public services after prioritising a Holyrood debate on flags.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:01:09 +0000
Scotch whisky industry says it faces £100m loss this year if US tariffs continue
SCOTCH whisky exports are facing a £100 million loss this year if the US continues to impose its tariffs on the product, the industry has warned, as it joined forces with its American counterpart to call for an end to the punitive import taxes.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:54:03 +0000
Greenock town centre named as Scotland's most deprived area
By Alistair Grant

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:44:19 +0000
German politician calls on MEPs to sing 'Auld Lang Syne' after Brexit vote
A German politician has asked fellow MEPs to join in with a rendition of Auld Lang Syne following Wednesday’s final vote on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:01:51 +0000
Under fire health board to be given 'one last chance' after water infections scandal
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) will be given “one final chance” after an infections scandal at its flagship hospital campus.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:34:08 +0000
New Scottish MEP takes up her job - just hours before losing it
SCOTLAND’S newest MEP has been confirmed in her job - just three days before she loses it.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:20:11 +0000
Scottish fishing federation warns Johnson failure to take back control of UK waters would be 'colossal betrayal'
THE Scottish fishing industry has fired a warning shot across the UK Government’s bows, making clear that a failure to secure full control over British waters post-Brexit would be a “colossal betrayal”.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:34:29 +0000
Glasgow venue faces calls to ban 'hateful' American preacher
Bosses at a Glasgow concert venue are reviewing the decision to host a controversial evangelist preacher over his ‘hateful’ views on Islam and the LGBTQ+ community.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:53:12 +0000
Boris Johnson's points-based immigration plan could have 'zero impact' on creating more jobs for UK workers, says report
REPLACING freedom of movement with a points-based immigration system after Brexit could cut economic growth and may only lead to small improvements in standards of living, experts have warned.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:31:59 +0000
Guns N' Roses confirm massive Glasgow Green show
Legendary rock band Guns N' Roses are to play Glasgow Green in the summer as part of their 2020 world tour.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:09:46 +0000
Keir Starmer: SNP will have Indyref2 mandate if it wins 2021 Holyrood election
THE SNP will have a mandate for a second independence referendum if it wins the 2021 Holyrood election, the favourite to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader has said.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:32:52 +0000
Scotland's only children's hospice charity gifted Loch Lomond estate and £1 million
A 133-acre estate and £1 million cash gift has been handed to Scotland’s only children’s hospice charity.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:31:13 +0000
Nicola Sturgeon keeps her cabinet in the dark over 'next steps ' on Indyref2
NICOLA Sturgeon has not formally shared her ‘next steps’ on a second independence referendum with the rest of the Scottish cabinet, it has emerged.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:53:06 +0000
Boris Johnson gives green light to limited Huawei role in UK's 5G telecoms network
HUAWEI, the Chinese tech giant, has been given the green light by the UK Government to have a limited role in the country’s 5G telecommunications network.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:06:00 +0000
Jim Sillars claims Nicola Sturgeon is 'pretending' over 2020 independence referendum
The former deputy leader of the SNP has accused Nicola Sturgeon of misleading independence supporters by “pretending” there will be a second referendum on Scotland leaving the UK this year.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:15:43 +0000
Scotland's weather: Commuters warned of disruption from snow and ice
Commuters are facing wintry conditions with snow and ice affecting some parts of the country.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 05:08:04 +0000
Neil Mackay: Dark forces of sectarianism have come to exploit independence and the Union
LIKE many people from Northern Ireland, my wife and I chose to leave our country to escape the Troubles. Both of us grew up in the 1970s and 80s. Murder, terror, hatred and sectarianism were the themes of our childhood. By the mid-90s, the idea of...

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:20:00 +0000
Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96
Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons has died aged 96 after a short illness, his agent has said.

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:00:27 +0000
Sir Keir Starmer: Independence stance must not be imposed on Scottish Labour
Labour’s policy on independence must not be imposed on the party in Scotland, one of the front-runners to succeed Jeremy Corbyn has said.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:34:02 +0000
UKIP says next job is to abolish Holyrood
UKIP’s Scottish branch has said its new mission in the wake of Brexit will be to abolish Holyrood - by first getting elected to it.