Scottish News

Student Wakes Up To Find Tropical Scorpion In Her BED

PA | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student woke with a fright when she found a tropical scorpion inches from her face. Vicky Raitt spotted the Asian forest scorpion as she lay in b...

Badge Of Nobleman Stabbed By Robert The Bruce Found In Boggy Field

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

The pendant of a nobleman stabbed to death by Robert the Bruce has been found in a boggy field in Kinross by a metal detecting enthusiast. The anci...

'Chaos' As Thousands Of Scottish Students Hit By Loans Shambles

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of students are still without their bursaries and loans despite being more than a month into the term, with reports of some being forced to ...

'Patronising And Trivialising'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students are celebrating a small victory after applying pressure to their union to change the name of a mental health awareness week paid off. Glas...

Bin There Done That: Man Gets Head Stuck In Rubbish Bin

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

A man who got his head stuck in a bin in Aberdeen has had his public indignity go viral after a picture of the poor unfortunate was uploaded on to Fac...

'You Don't Have To Tell Scots Or Geordies Where To Find Cheap Beer' Declares Labour MP

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Politics

An MP said plans to promote English booze cruises to Scottish drinkers when prices rise north of the border would be silly because "you don't need to ...

Legionnaires' Cases Continue To Rise In Edinburgh

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

The number of cases of Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak in Scotland has risen. The overall number of cases in the Edinburgh outbreak now stands...

Scottish Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease 'To Continue Rising'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The number of people who have contracted Legionnaires' disease is expected to continue rising until the weekend following a deadly outbreak in Edinbur...

Wallaby Caught In Fishing Net After 'Furiously Swimming' Off Island

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK

A wallaby had to be lassoed back with a fishing net after he escaped into the water surrounding his island home at a Scottish fishery. The Tasmani...

Escaped Convict And Prison Warden 'Found Naked In Bed' During Police Raid

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

An escaped convict described as "one of Scotland's most feared men" and his female prison warder were found naked in bed together during a police raid...

What Does Rangers Entering Administration Really Mean?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK

Rangers has gone into administration after a court petition was lodged by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over unpaid tax bill of £9m Duff & Phelps ...

VIDEO: Scotrail's 'Big Man' Will Not Face Action

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

'Big man' Alan Pollock who threw fare-dodging student Sam Main off a Scotrail train will not be prosecuted, the Crown office has decided. The incid...

PICTURES: Demolition! Tower Destroyed In Seconds

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Thousands of people gathered to witness the demolition of a 17-storey tower block in Scotland. Glencairn Tower, the first steel structure of its ki...