CHANCELLOR RISHI SUNAK UNVEILS £2 BILLION GOVERNMENT JOBS SCHEME TO SHIELD YOUNG FROM UNEMPLOYMENT

Rishi Sunak will today unveil another multibillion-pound recovery package in a bid to steer Britain's ailing economy back from coronavirus...

ST JOHNSTONE BOSS CALLUM DAVIDSON HAS NO WORRIES ABOUT EXTRA GAMES AGAINST PREMIERSHIP TEAMS AHEAD OF DUNDEE UNITED OPENER

Playing warm-up matches against sides they will be facing for real in the Premiership is unavoidable, St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson...

 
 
 

‘IT'S UP IN THE AIR' RAITH ROVERS MANAGER JOHN MCGLYNN ADMITS PLANS TO PREPARE FOR LIFE IN CHAMPIONSHIP ARE ON HOLD UNTIL RULING IS MADE BY SFA ARBITRATION PANEL

Raith Rovers manager John McGlynn admits his plans to prepare for life in the Championship have been put on hold until a ruling is...

£12,000 RAISED IN TWO HOURS FOR ‘BRIGHT, GLITTERY PRINCESS' WHO DIED AT PERTHSHIRE BEAUTY SPOT

Thousands of pounds has been raised for the funeral of a seven-year-old girl who died at a Perthshire beauty spot.

 
 
 

ST JOHNSTONE'S LIAM CRAIG JOKES THAT ENFORCED SCOTTISH FOOTBALL SHUTDOWN MAY HAVE PROLONGED HIS CAREER

Liam Craig has joked that the enforced Scottish football shutdown may have prolonged his career for a few years.

DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS REVEALS OPENING DATE FOR CINEMA, CAFE BAR AND PRINT STUDIO

Dundee Contemporary Arts has announced a September 4 re-opening plan for its cinema, café bar and print studio.

 
 
 

TAYSIDE THEATRES JOIN CAMPAIGNS TO SHARE PLIGHT OF CREATIVE INDUSTRY AMID PANDEMIC

Theatres in Tayside have joined the UK-wide LiveTheatreMatters campaign.

DUNDEE WOMAN, 82, BROKE DOWN AFTER DISCOVERING DAUGHTER HAD WIPED OUT HER SAVINGS ACCOUNT

A desperate Dundee punter stole her mother's bank card and wiped out her savings in less than a month as she continued losing hundreds...

 
 
 

DUNDEE UNIVERSITY DENIES NEW STUDENTS WILL MISS OUT ON LANGUAGE COURSES AFTER SUSPENDING MODULES

Dundee University has denied first year students will miss out on language courses after being accused of scrapping modules in a bid...

PARENTS, PUPILS AND SCHOOLS NEED TO KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ABOUT RETURN TO CLASS, SAYS CAMPAIGN GROUP

Pupils' return to school full-time in August is in jeopardy without earlier clarity from the government, according to a parents' campaign...

 
 
 

TAYSIDE AND FIFE IN BLOOM AS VISITORS RETURN TO NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND GARDENS

The crisis-hit National Trust for Scotland has opened dozens of its gardens and estates for the first time since lockdown.

NEWS IN PICTURES - JULY 7TH 2020

Our picture editors bring you the best images of the day

 
 
 

REGULAR DOLPHIN VISITOR TO FIFE WATERS COULD BE 40 YEARS OLD AND HOLD VITAL SCIENTIFIC CLUES

Researchers are hoping to spot a dolphin that has returned to Scottish waters for more than 30 years, as part of a long-running project...

READERS' LETTERS: NATURE CANNOT SURVIVE HUMAN SELFISHNESS

Sir, - The discussion about leaving grass to grow or not is missing the point. Insects live on wildflowers. In Europe insect numbers...

 
 
 

TV CHEF JOHN TORODE SUPPORTING BRITISH LAMB CAMPAIGN

Celebrity chef John Torode has thrown his weight behind a new promotional campaign for lamb just as the latest market outlook predicts...

DUNDEE UNI TOPS SCOTS LEAGUE TABLE FOR GRADUATES GOING INTO PROFESSIONAL ROLES

Dundee University has led a Scots league table for the number of graduates who go onto professional occupations.

 
 
 

POLICE CHARGE MAN, 21, IN CONNECTION WITH SERIOUS SEXUAL ASSAULT OF WOMAN, 83, IN GLENROTHES

A man has been charged in connection with a serious sexual assault in a Fife town.

LIVE UPDATES: MAN, 21, ARRESTED FOR SERIOUS SEXUAL ASSAULT OF 83-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN GLENROTHES

Here are the latest live news updates from across Tayside and Fife, with an eye also on big national and international stories.

 
 
 

LAURA MUIR SAYS BREAKING ONE OF KELLY HOLMES' BRITISH RECORDS LIT SPARK THAT MADE HER BELIEVE SHE BELONGS AMONG ELITE

Dundee Hawkhill Harrier Laura Muir has revealed that breaking one of Kelly Holmes' British records lit a spark that made her believe...

BLAIRGOWRIE GOLF CLUB BRACED FOR SIX-FIGURE CORONAVIRUS LOSSES

One of Scotland's top golf clubs is braced for six-figure losses triggered by the Covid-19 crisis.

 
 
 



Controversial teacher Mary Kay Letourneau who married student dies of cancer

Controversial teacher Mary Kay Letourneau who married student dies of cancer

Mary Kay Letourneau caused controversy after she began a relationship with 13-year-old student Vili Fualaau, going on to marry him after she was imprisoned for her actions Read more ...

Income support WILL continue past JobKeeper's planned end date says Scott...

Income support WILL continue past JobKeeper's planned end date says Scott Morrison

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is expected to outline a rejigged job support plan alongside an economic update on July 23 as Melbourne enters a six-week lockdown due to a rise in... Read more ...

Samoan man serves five more years in jail than he had to

Samoan man serves five more years in jail than he had to

Credits Getty Images Alt Text Prison And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 5:59am A man in Samoa spent nearly five extra... Read more ...

Crystal Palace 2-3 Chelsea: Frank Lampard's Champions League chasers hold...

Crystal Palace 2-3 Chelsea: Frank Lampard's Champions League chasers hold off Eagles

Chelsea held off a tenacious Crystal Palace effort to claim a thrilling 3-2 win at Selhurst Park and continue their charge for the Champions League. Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Note 20 event: How to watch and what to expect

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Note 20 event: How to watch and what to expect

Samsung is holding a virtual-only Galaxy Unpacked event in August. It is expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series. The event will be live-streamed so everyone... Read more ...

Clamp for our carers! Free parking for NHS staff will end, government confirms 

Clamp for our carers! Free parking for NHS staff will end, government confirms 

Matt Hancock announced on March 25 that the Government would cover the costs of car parking for NHS staff who he said were 'going above and beyond every day' at hospitals in... Read more ...

Ian Wright disagrees with Mikel Arteta over Jamie Vardy and Eddie Nketiah...

Ian Wright disagrees with Mikel Arteta over Jamie Vardy and Eddie Nketiah red card claims

Mikel Arteta was furious that Mikel Arteta was not sent off Arsenal legend Ian Wright dismissed Mikel Arteta's claim that Jamie Vardy should have been sent off in the Gunners'... Read more ...

Matthew Perry slashes the price of his Batman-inspired 'Mansion in the Sky'...

Matthew Perry slashes the price of his Batman-inspired 'Mansion in the Sky' LA penthouse apartment

Matthew Perry has been trying to sell his lush Los Angeles, California penthouse for close to a year, and now he's lowered the asking price by $8 million. Read more ...

Arsenal vs Leicester City - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Arsenal vs Leicester City - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

The battle for the European spots next season hits a pivotal fixture as Arsenal host Leicester City to round off the evening's Premier League action. Follow the 8.15pm action here. Read more ...

Man City boss Pep Guardiola delivers John Stones transfer verdict with...

Man City boss Pep Guardiola delivers John Stones transfer verdict with Arsenal eyeing deal

Pep Guardiola has indicated John Stones is running out of time to prove he still has a long-term future at Manchester City. Read more ...