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A Scottish zoo worker who was injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Dalton-in-Furness has died, Cumbria Police said today.
POLICE were called out to three separate incidents yesterday, as security fears soared in the aftermath of the terrorist murder of a British soldier in London.
A LEADING transport company has warned that plans to strengthen regulations of the Scottish bus industry will damage the quality of the service to passengers.17 comments
THE grieving family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby have paid a touching tribute to him, speaking of their immense pride and love.
A SCOTTISH council which is currently consulting on a series of controversial school closures sparked outrage by announcing proposals to spend an estimated £860,000 to ensure every pupil has access to a smartphone in the classroom.28 comments
In today’s rumour mill: Green cleared of links to Whyte; SFA boss pockets a pay rise; Hibs rocked by McPake and Griffiths injury scares; Stuart McCall has second thoughts about Sheffield United move; plus the rest of the Scottish football news and gossip.156 comments
AN INTERNAL investigation conducted by Rangers is set to clear former Chief Executive Charles Green of having any links to former owner Craig Whyte.38 comments
NEIL Lennon has revealed he tried to persuade Kris Commons not to retire from international football this week and believes the player may yet change his mind and make himself available for Scotland again in the future.15 comments
PROSPECTHILL Road has been a veritable Via Dolorosa for Hibs fans through the ages.23 comments
THIS time, they will turn up. This time, they will compete. This time, they will do themselves justice – and justice may just be enough.12 comments
THE Co-operative Bank has stopped offering loans to new business customers, part of measures designed to quell growing concerns over its capital position.2 comments
BANKS have been asked to gauge market appetite for a £1.5 billion syndicated loan to back the planned privatisation of Royal Mail, according to banking industry sources.
HSBC chairman Douglas Flint publicly apologised to shareholders yesterday for the bank’s failings after it was fined £1.3 billion in December following a probe into its Mexican and stateside operations.1 comment
LASER maker M Squared is teaming up with German research institute Fraunhofer to develop ways of detecting harmful gases from chemical plants, industrial sites and rubbish tips.
BANK of England policymaker Paul Fisher has cautioned against a US-style commitment to long-term financial stimulus, although he remains in favour of a “slow amount” of additional bond purchases.1 comment
He’s learnt to ride, brandish a sword and, for his new film, keep bees – Yet for Viggo Mortensen, it’s all in a day’s work
The roots of everything lie much further in the past than we think.2 comments
SOMETIMES the skill of being a writer lies in realising your material is right in front of your eyes.
Reader Ian Gordon photographed these nesting mute swans at Tayport, on the River Tay in Fife, on a chill but bright day. Swans mate for life and return to the same nest year after year
A SELECTION of pictures submitted by our readers in the past week to The Scotsman picture desk.
She’s been an all singing, all dancing musical theatre star for 27 years, but Ruthie Henshall has always spoken honestly about the tough times. The key, she says, is finding a balance
COUNCIL bosses are to seek reassurances from the Procurator Fiscal that no further criminal action is being taken over the statutory repairs scandal.7 comments
A CITY reverend is set to quit the Kirk after the Church of Scotland voted in favour of allowing gay ministers.7 comments
Long-suffering residents have already waited an extra four years for a high-cost tram service through the Capital’s streets.16 comments
HIBS fans are jetting in from all four corners of the globe to join the exodus to Hampden as Scottish Cup history beckons for the Easter Road side tomorrow.2 comments
SHOTGUNS, swords and daggers were among weapons worth £40,000 seized from a Leith shop during a swoop by police.4 comments
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