Scotland leads the way on tackling rural crime

A specialist rural crime taskforce has been credited with Scotland bucking the trend on countryside thefts compared to the rest of the UK. Figures from insurer NFU Mutual show that the cost of claims in Scotland decreased by 3.8 per cent last year, while the rest of...
Wings Over Scotland channel reopens

Wings Over Scotland channel reopens

2 August 2018 Image caption Stuart Campbell is Scotland’s best known political blogger A YouTube channel run by the Scottish independence blog Wings Over Scotland has been allowed to reopen. It was shut down at the weekend after the BBC claimed 13 videos that...
New flag expert appointed for Scotland

New flag expert appointed for Scotland

30 July 2018 Image copyright Philip Tibbetts Image caption Philip Tibbetts has previous experience in helping communities to create their own flags Scotland’s heraldic authority, the Court of the Lord Lyon, has appointed its first honorary vexillologist. Philip...
Canadians look to Scotland to fix gun crime

Canadians look to Scotland to fix gun crime

AMID the sounds of panic and gunshots, just one man stood out. Because he was acting so normally. Faisal Hussain was just strolling down a street in Toronto, Canada’s biggest city, when Jerry Pinksen caught sight of him out of the corner of his eye. Mr Pinksen, an ER...
Poundworld to close seven stores in Scotland

Poundworld to close seven stores in Scotland

Poundworld to close seven stores in Scotland 17 July 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Poundworld will shut a further 40 stores in the UK Eighty-two jobs will be lost when seven Poundworld shops close in Scotland next week. The discount goods retailer, which...

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