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HISTORIC HOUSES AND CASTLES FACE MOUNTING REPAIRS BACKLOG DUE TO COVID-19

SCOTLAND'S historic homes and castles face a mounting backlog of repairs amid a "catastrophic" fall in income during the coronavirus...

SCOTLAND RECORDS NO NEW CORONAVIRUS DEATHS FOR FOURTH DAY IN A ROW

For the fourth day in a row, no new coronavirus deaths have been reported in Scotland, according to the Scottish Government.

 
 
 

NICOLA STURGEON REFUSES TO RULE OUT IMPOSING QUARANTINE ON ENGLISH VISITORS TO SCOTLAND

Nicola Sturgeon said she will not shy away from taking a decision to impose quarantine on English visitors to Scotland, but neither...

COVID-19 VACCINE COULD BE ROLLED OUT IN ‘FIRST HALF OF NEXT YEAR'

A Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out across the country in the first half of next year if trials are successful, according to a scientist...

 
 
 

SCOTTISH MINISTERS CALL ON WESTMINSTER TO SUSPEND RESTRICTIONS THAT DENY SOME IMMIGRANTS FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Scottish ministers are calling on Westminster to "do the right thing" and suspend restrictions that deny some immigrants to the UK...

CORONAVIRUS: SCOTLAND'S SLOWER LOCKDOWN EXIT HAS HAD 'MARGINAL' BENEFIT

NICOLA Sturgeon described it as the "most high risk change yet".

 
 
 

BREXIT: GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES £700M FOR BRITAIN-EU BORDER

More than £700 million is to be spent on building new infrastructure, hiring staff and developing technology to ensure Britain's border...

OPINION: IAIN MACWHIRTER: DOES NICOLA STURGEON STILL WANT INDEPENDENCE? SOME IN THE SNP AREN'T SO SURE

DOES Nicola Sturgeon still believe in independence for Scotland? That may seem a ridiculous question. The SNP leader has devoted her...

 
 
 

COMPLAINTS LODGED AGAINST TORY COUNCILLOR OVER ‘BLACK JACK' REMARKS

AN MP has lodged a formal complaint about a councillor after he made remarks asking whether black-coloured sweets were “still allowed”.

CRITICS HIT OUT AS MATT HANCOCK CONFIRMS BRITAIN WILL NOT JOIN EU COVID VACCINE PURCHASE SCHEME

Britain will not join an EU programme to procure a coronavirus vaccine if one is successfully developed, Matt Hancock has said.

 
 
 

SCOTTISH PUBS WILL HAVE TO TURN VOLUME DOWN TO OPEN WITH ONE-METRE SOCIAL DISTANCING RULE

PUBS and bars which want to cut social distancing rules in half will have to ensure premises are not too loud so that people have to...

POLICE SCOTLAND OFFICERS FACED HUNDREDS OF ATTACKS IN EARLY STAGES OF LOCKDOWN

POLICE officers and staff were attacked 265 times in the first few weeks of the lockdown - including almost 90 incidents that were...

 
 
 

SCOTLAND'S GRASSROOTS MUSIC VENUES CAN 'NOW PLAN RECOVERY' AFTER £2.2M RESCUE FUNDING

MUSIC venues across Scotland have been saved from permanent closure after being handed £2.2 million of funding.

PM MUST APOLOGISE FOR SAYING MUSLIM SREBRENICA VICTIMS 'WEREN'T ANGELS'

BORIS Johnson has been called to apologise for saying Srebrenica victims "weren't exactly angels".

 
 
 

NICOLA STURGEON: SOCIAL DISTANCING WON'T BE LIFTED 'ANYTIME SOON' AMID PROLONGED PHASE THREE

NICOLA Sturgeon has warned Scots they will be likely living with physical distancing rules for some time as she stressed a move to...

CATRIONA STEWART: WHY CANCEL CULTURE MATTERS - NOT ONLY FOR JK ROWLING

WE tend to think big when we think of cancel culture - JK Rowling or David Starkey being the most recent in a long string of well-kent...

 
 
 

SNP MINISTERS ANNOUNCE END TO FREE UNIVERSITY TUITION FOR EU STUDENTS

THE Scottish Government is ending free university tuition fees for EU students.

PROPERTY SALE TAX THRESHOLD TO BE HIKED UP AMID FEARS DELAY COULD HOLD UP MARKET RECOVERY

EIGHT out of 10 property sales in Scotland are set to be exempt from land and building transition tax - amid concerns the housing market...

 
 
 

COMMENT: BUSINESS RELIEF AS ECONOMY TO RE-OPEN BUT SCOTLAND NOT OUT OF COVID DANGER YET

BUSINESS leaders will have breathed a collective sigh of relief after Nicola Sturgeon confirmed pubs, restaurants and hotels are to...

MOD TO GIVE SCOTTISH TROOPS PERMANENT TAX REFUND OF UP TO £2200

MILITARY staff are to be given a permanent income tax repayment if they are based in Scotland.

 
 
 



John Travolta's heartfelt tribute to wife Kelly Preston after actress dies

John Travolta's heartfelt tribute to wife Kelly Preston after actress dies

American actress Kelly Preston - famed for her roles in What a Girl Wants and Jerry Maguire - died on Sunday morning after a secret health battle Read more ...

Lisa Marie Presley's son dead from apparent suicide

Lisa Marie Presley's son dead from apparent suicide

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Kate Garraway health: 'I couldn't look at the lights' - GMB star reveals...

Kate Garraway health: 'I couldn't look at the lights' - GMB star reveals shock symptoms

KATE GARRAWAY returns to ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday morning, after a period away from the TV show to be with her husband, as he continues his recovery from... Read more ...

Beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo shops reopen for first time in four months

Beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo shops reopen for first time in four months

Beauty salon owner Stephanie Chrysostomou wears PPE as she cleans up ahead of reopening Beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo shops in England are opening today after spending... Read more ...

Coronavirus map LIVE: Matt Hancock enforces 100 local UK lockdowns a week...

Coronavirus map LIVE: Matt Hancock enforces 100 local UK lockdowns a week after outbreaks

THE UK is tackling 100 localised coronavirus outbreaks a week Health Secretary Matt Hancock has declared as testing is ramped up across the nation. Read more ...

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in Johannesburg at the age of 59 

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in Johannesburg at the age of 59 

State television South African Broadcasting Corporation reported that Ms Mandela died in hospital in Johannesburg early on Monday morning. Read more ...

Priti Patel to ban foreign criminals entering UK in post-Brexit immigration plan

Priti Patel to ban foreign criminals entering UK in post-Brexit immigration plan

Home Secretary Priti Patel will announce the UK's new points-based immigration system, which will replace the EU's freedom of movement from January 1 The Home Secretary is set... Read more ...

10 soap spoilers this week: Coronation Street Geoff's Yasmeen terror...

10 soap spoilers this week: Coronation Street Geoff's Yasmeen terror, EastEnders secrets revealed, Emmerdale blackmail, Hollyoaks past trauma

The beginning of a brand new week brings with it a lot of things, but one thing we can be sure of is that there is drama aplenty in soapland, and Yasmeen Nazir is terrified in... Read more ...

Kate Garraway shares David Beckham's support during husband's coronavirus battle

Kate Garraway shares David Beckham's support during husband's coronavirus battle

Football legend David Beckham reached out to Good Morning Britain's Kate Garraway, as her husband Derek Draper fought Covid-19 Read more ...

Tottenham defender Serge Aurier's brother is shot dead at 5am outside a...

Tottenham defender Serge Aurier's brother is shot dead at 5am outside a nightclub in Toulouse

Residents found Serge Aurier's brother, Christopher, lying in the street with a gunshot wound outside a nightclub in Toulouse at 5am this morning. He was later pronounced dead. Read more ...