Herald Scotland

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:38:58 +0000
Edinburgh man taking aid to war-torn Ukraine villages speaks of trauma
Oleg Dmitriev, 43, said he was compelled by the “feeling of injustice and the catastrophe”

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 08:09:47 +0000
Students protest outside Scottish Parliament over education cuts
Students are set to hold a rally outside the Scottish Parliament protesting over what they describe as “short-sighted” education cuts.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 07:02:48 +0000
Trident missile misfire after “anomaly occurred”, says MoD
Labour has called for assurances over the effectiveness of Britain’s nuclear deterrent after “concerning” reports about a Trident missile test failure.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:30:00 +0000
Rust dogs ageing CalMac fleet with two ferries sidelined for 3rd year
Ferry services have been plunged into further 'chaos' as it emerged that two major vessels have been sidelined for a third successive year after faults including rust emerged during annual overhauls.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:28:00 +0000
Social landlords face £9bn bill to meet ScotGov net zero demand
The housing regulator has warned that as much as £9bn is required from either public funds or tenants to get landlord properties up to the Scottish Government's net zero standards

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 04:31:00 +0000
Empire Bar, Bannockburn, Stirling, put up for sale
The wet-led pub comes with a three-bedroom flat

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Springfield signals 'cautious' optimism over market outlook
Housebuilding chief declares company now has 'confidence in hitting the year-end projections' after selling land and suspending dividend payments

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Glasgow above Greater London in EvaluateLocate economy table
The Scottish city is placed ahead of Greater London in the table

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:19:00 +0000
Glasgow hi-fi pioneer Linn toasts 50 years in business
Linn Products celebrates 'enduring success' of famous music system

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 04:32:00 +0000
Budget build-up marked by 'excitement and trepidation'
Scottish business experts will analyse content of March Budget at Herald Budget Breakfast Briefing

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 00:01:00 +0000
Closing date for Glasgow's People's Palace confirmed ahead of refurb
People are being encouraged to visit the People’s Palace in Glasgow before it closes for major refurbishment.

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on IGR committee
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on IGR committee

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 06:30:00 +0000
Information Commissioner urged to act over SPS trans policy cover-up
Scottish Prison bosses are at the centre of a new cover-up row after it emerged that they deliberately hid documents on their controversial new trans-prisoner policy.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 19:46:49 +0000
Bookings cancelled as Scottish bar and restaurant closes suddenly
The owners of a waterfront bar and restaurant have this week announced the 'difficult decision' to close with immediate effect.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 18:37:48 +0000
What is behind the resurgence of Glasgow's George Square?
When talk turns to Glasgow city centre, it often focuses on the empty retail units to be found on the once illustrious shopping streets of Sauchiehall Street, Buchanan Street and Argyle Street which are now fighting for footfall in the wake of Covid.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:45:06 +0000
Labour could struggle to hold Muslim votes at election
Earlier this month, my local Labour councillor was out canvassing ahead of the next general election. It had not gone well.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:56:00 +0000
Edinburgh Dunard concert hall site cleared for construction
Sir Robert McAlpine began work this time last year managing the deconstruction a 1960s annexe of the Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:04:59 +0000
SNP blames hospital building cuts on 'twin' financial pressures
Scotland’s Health Secretary has blamed the “twin challenges” of budget cuts from Westminster and soaring inflation for putting plans to build new hospitals and treatment centres on pause.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:40:41 +0000
Council ridicules claim Glasgow is second most unsafe city in Europe
A Scots council has taken the unusual step of ridiculing an article published in the largest selling English-language daily in the world.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:01:00 +0000
'Hidden' bars, speakeasies and cocktail lounges in Scotland
Whatever level of mystery you’re after, here’s our pick of basement bars and speakeasy set ups to discover across Scotland.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:02:16 +0000
Councils treated 'reasonably fairly' ahead of SNP tax freeze talks
Deputy First Minister Shona Robison has insisted that local authorities have been treated “reasonably fairly” in her budget as she warned hiking council tax and keeping funding earmarked to freeze the charge “will not wash” with the public.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:53:15 +0000
Edinburgh Leith restaurant Aurora sold to new operator
Previous owner Aurora said the restaurant had a record month before it closed

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:41:14 +0000
Poorer A&E waits Michael Matheson's 'parting gift' as health secretary
Michael Matheson’s final week as SNP health secretary coincided with yet another reverse in A&E waiting times, it has emerged.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:15:24 +0000
Leading Scotch whisky distillery rebrands with 'new look'
A leading Scotch whisky distillery has today unveiled a new look for its single malt following a “carefully considered rebrand”.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 11:38:50 +0000
Glasgow vinyl pressing plant Rockvinyl in crowdfunder
Rockvinyl is bidding to raise £1.75 million for the development of a 7,000 square feet plant

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:49:42 +0000
EICC 'comes full circle' with record revenue and profit

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:42:51 +0000
EIS warns teachers 'suffering broken bones amid rising pupil violence'
Some teachers are ending up in hospital with broken bones due to increasing levels of violence they face at work, a union leader has said.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 09:13:27 +0000
Man arrested and charged over Alan Lawson death in Saltcoats
A 29-year-old will appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Tuesday in connection with the deal of Alan Lawson in Saltcoats

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 08:00:27 +0000
Scots travelling to India for dental treatment, say Lib Dems
Trouble accessing an NHS dentist in Scotland has seen Scots travel to countries like India for treatment, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 07:10:20 +0000
Edinburgh airport Ryanair flight grounded by fuel leak
Passengers waiting to take off from a Scottish airport were left “panicked” after it was swarmed by emergency crews minutes before it was due to take to the air.  

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 06:30:00 +0000
Oil bosses held crunch talks with Yousaf after 'negative comments'
Oil bosses held an urgent Bute House meeting with Humza Yousaf after comments made by the First Minister had a “negative impact” on the energy sector and workforce, lobbying records have revealed.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000
Dignitaries mark 60th anniversary of the Disasters Emergency Committee
Dignitaries will gather to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), an organisation which has helped millions across the globe in their time of greatest need.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 05:29:00 +0000
Elgin Springfield Properties announces further land sale
Housebuilder says it has secured land sales worth £18m since October as it moves to cut debt

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Scottish Borders Allanton village inn being sold by couple
A 'quintessential village inn' is being sold by the couple who have “lovingly” owned and operated it for 14 years

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Loch Ness Highland Lodge Park put on market for sale
The collection of luxury holiday homes is described as a 'superb opportunity'

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Dundee Greenstar apartments near Abertay University for sale
The property has been put up for sale with an asking price of £850,000 for the freehold interest

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Edinburgh hotels developer buys Leith townhouse, opens hotel
The property investment group has acquired a grade B listed townhouse for a hotel development

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:57:12 +0000
Orkney appoints Scotland's youngest local authority leader
Orkney Islands Council has named Heather Woodbridge as Scotland's youngest local authority leader.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:01:00 +0000
Has Springfield Properties put worst of downturn behind it?
Building chief Innes Smith encouraged by signs of confidence returning to market

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:00:00 +0000
Jonathan Morton on why he knew music would be his vocation
As well as being Principal First Violin with the London Sinfonietta, in which capacity he has worked with composers such as Steve Reich, Harrison Birtwistle, Mica Levi and Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood,  Jonathan Morton is artistic director an...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 12:52:55 +0000
Appeal after woman sexually assaulted on Edinburgh to Glasgow train
Police investigating a sexual assault on the Edinburgh Waverley to Falkirk Grahamston train are appealing to a potential witness to come forward.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:30:00 +0000
Currys shares soar as overseas interests circle for tech retailer
Currys shares soar as overseas interests circle

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:28:00 +0000
Currys ‘last man standing’ in an industry which has migrated online
 IT was interesting to read the comments from some analysts yesterday following the news that the Chinese e-commerce group JD.com was pondering a bid for electrical and tech retailer Currys – after it rejected a £700 million unsolicited takeover ...

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:33:00 +0000
Scots farmers get behind Red Tractor recommendations
NFU Scotland declares proposals should be implemented as a 'matter of urgency'

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:27:11 +0000
World's longest running brand gets revamp after 150 years
Josie Clarke HE was a deeply religious Scots businessman who realised there was an opportunity to create a sweet cooking ingredient and breakfast preserve from his sugar refinery.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 06:00:00 +0000
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on Humza Yousaf
Our cartoonist Steven Camley’s take on Humza Yousaf

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 20:45:00 +0000
Education secretary to open independent teaching conference
Jenny Gilruth will provide opening remarks at the STEP 2024 conference, with Prof Walter Humes and Dr Khadija Mohammed also speaking.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 19:23:31 +0000
Starmer faces new rebellion from Labour MPs over SNP ceasefire motion
Sir Keir Starmer could still face a rebellion from his own MPs, despite backing calls call for an "immediate humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:55:31 +0000
Five key moments in Alex Salmond's evidence to Commons committee
Here are five key moments from the committee hearing today.

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:17:46 +0000
Yousaf praises Matheson's 'notable achievements'
Humza Yousaf has paid fulsome tribute to Michael Matheson despite reports that his former health secretary lied to Holyrood’s Presiding Officer.