Nicola Sturgeon finally tweets her congratulations to Team GB

Nicola Sturgeon finally tweets her congratulations to Team GB (but fans point out she waited until Scotland’s Duncan Scott picked up a medal) By Mark Duell for MailOnline Published: 08:43 EDT, 28 July 2021 | Updated: 09:25 EDT, 28 July 2021 Nicola Sturgeon has congratulated Scottish swimmer Duncan Scott on his silver and gold medals … Read more

Lanarkshire wildlife park staff launch urgent hunt for fugitive wallaby escaped from enclosure

Where’s WALLABY? Wildlife park staff launch urgent hunt for fugitive Aussie animal that burst free from enclosure By Joseph Laws For Mailonline Published: 19:19 BST, 16 July 2021 | Updated: 19:51 BST, 16 July 2021 A search has been launched for an 11-month old runaway wallaby that escaped from an amusement park. The creature, who … Read more

Borrow a BURGLAR! Firm uses ex-cons to case out clients’ homes and look for easy ways to gain entry 

A security firm is allowing homeowners to ‘borrow a burglar’ for the day to help them make their properties safe from criminals. Security firm Boundary is hiring convicted burglars to attend properties and test the ways criminals might be able to gain entry. The ex-criminals, who it’s assured are all reformed, will then explain what … Read more

Three men remove WHEEL CLAMP from car using angle grinder in busy high street in Scotland [Video]

Moment three men remove WHEEL CLAMP using angle grinder in busy high street Group of work men seen examining car wheel clamp in Inverkeithing, ScotlandOne manages to prise it away but realise it cannot be removed all togetherShocked onlooker watches as another man grabs an angle grinder and casually cuts through the metal chain By Vivek Chaudhary For … Read more

UK government ‘set to approve new North Sea oilfield off coast of Shetland Islands’

Ministers are set to approve a new North Sea oilfield off the coast of the Shetland Islands months before Britain hosts a global climate change summit, reports say.  Those behind the Cambo oilfield plan to extract 150 million barrels of oil under proposals handed to Downing Street by Siccar Point Energy, the Times reported.  The oilfield, … Read more

Police launch search for missing walker, 25, who vanished after she took selfie at top of Ben Nevis

Police launch search for missing walker, 25, who vanished after she took selfie at the top of Ben Nevis at 5am Walker Sarah Buick, 24, is missing after climbing Ben Nevis, Scottish Highlands She took a selfie at the summit of the 1,345 metre mountain at 5am on Tuesday Police Scotland has issued an urgent appeal to … Read more

Covid UK: 3,424 cases of Indian variant found as cases double in a week

Almost 3,500 cases of the Indian Covid variant have now been spotted across the UK, with the number of people testing positive for the strain having more than doubled in a week. Public Health England’s weekly update said the B.1.617.2 variant had been detected 3,424 times by May 19, up from 1,313 a week ago.   … Read more

Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over: Off-the-grid millionaire lives in a derelict house on Scottish island

An off-the-grid millionaire father-of-four has revealed how he lives in a damp, derelict house on a Scottish island and bin-dives for food. Roc Sandford, 63, from London, made his money in the property market but now lives on the remote Hebridean island of Gometra, off the north west of Scotland, which he bought for £600,000 in … Read more

Northern Lights could be visible across north of UK this evening, Met Office reveals 

A solar storm could mean the Northern Lights will be seen from the UK on Wednesday evening, according to the Met Office.  The phenomenon, also known as the aurora borealis, should be visible under clear skies in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and possibly even parts of Northern England, as well as other … Read more

Local Elections Scotland 2021: Will Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP miss Holyrood majority by ONE seat?

The Liberal Democrats became the early frontrunners as the Scottish Parliament election count got underway today – by holding a safe seat in the first result of the day. MSP Liam McArthur won the island’s Holyrood constituency with a majority of almost 4,000 ahead of the SNP in second place.  Minutes later, the SNP held … Read more