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First Minister’s Questions LIVE: Nicola Sturgeon set to face further grilling on Salmond case

First Minister’s Questions LIVE: Nicola Sturgeon set to face further grilling on Salmond case

Nicola Sturgeon will almost certainly face more questions on the investigation into her predecessor Alex Salmond as she takes part in her weekly grilling from MSPs at Holyrood. Refresh this page for latest updates as the First Minister takes questions from party leaders and backbench MSPs, with Alex Salmond’s victory of the Scottish Government looking likely to feature.

Driver seven times over legal limit caught in Police Scotland festive crackdown

Driver seven times over legal limit caught in Police Scotland festive crackdown

More than 500 people were caught drink or drug-driving by police over the festive period, including one driver found to be almost seven times over the legal limit. Figures released by Police Scotland following a crackdown from December 1 to January 2 show 8,632 drivers were stopped and breathalysed, with 565 found to be committing drink or drug-driving offences. Police […]

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon denies intervening in Salmond inquiry

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon denies intervening in Salmond inquiry

Nicola Sturgeon has revealed she informed the Scottish Government’s top civil servant about a series of meetings with Alex Salmond to discuss his sexual harassment probe. But the First Minister insisted that she did not “intervene” in the conduct of a inquiry into her predecessor which dramatically collapsed at the Court of Session in Edinburgh this week over “procedural flaws” […]

Met Office says there’s an ‘enhanced risk’ of snow in Scotland this January

Met Office says there’s an ‘enhanced risk’ of snow in Scotland this January

Will it snow in Scotland in January? This is what the Met Office has said. Temperatures have dipped over the past fews days and as cooler weather becomes more prominent, snow is on the horizon. Will it snow in Scotland in January? This is what the Met Office has said. According to the Met Office, snow could hit Scotland as […]

Struggling to get a GP appointment? A pharmacist might be able to help – Philip Galt

Struggling to get a GP appointment? A pharmacist might be able to help – Philip Galt

Community Pharmacy Scotland (CPS) has released a report showing overwhelming public satisfaction with NHS Scotland’s minor ailments service, which provides treatment and advice for self-limiting or uncomplicated conditions, writes Philip Galt The research, the first of its kind in Scotland, reveals that 87 per cent of people surveyed rated the service as ten out of ten. Thestudy, a collaboration with […]

Bridal boutique praised for wheelchair wedding dress display

Bridal boutique praised for wheelchair wedding dress display

A bridal boutique has been commended for displaying one of its wedding dresses on a mannequin in a wheelchair in its shop window. A photo of the display at The White Collection in Portishead, Bristol, went viral on Twitter after it was shared by disabled artist Beth Wilson. Pictures of the display went viral on Twitter. Picture: Beth Wilson/PA Wire […]

Blood on the floor as Statham shows his fighting spirit

Blood on the floor as Statham shows his fighting spirit

Opinion – Who doesn‘t love a little battler? Rubin Statham went into today‘s first round match at the ASB Classic as undoubtedly the biggest underdog in the tournament. Rubin Statham during his win over South Korean Hyeon Chung at the ASB Classic in Auckland. Photo: Photosport He walked off centre court with a fair amount of swag after beating No-one […]