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Saunt and Sinner’s Scottish S/S 2014 collection

Saunt and Sinner’s Scottish S/S 2014 collection

Strong, bold designs with soft silhouettes sum up the feel of Saunt and Sinner’s S/S 2014 collection. The Scottish designers, who have not only dressed the likes of Emeli Sandé and Burberry model Sophie Kennedy, but also have the [read more]

Edinburgh police search for 3-year-old who went missing over night

Edinburgh police search for 3-year-old who went missing over night

Three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has disappeared from his family’s flat in Edinburgh. Neighbours and locals are aiding police in their search.  “Adorable” Mikaeel is described as being 3ft tall, of Asian appearance and thought to be [read more]

Scotland lays out plans for independence in White Paper

Scotland lays out plans for independence in White Paper

Alex Salmond has been ridiculed after his blueprints for Scotland’s independence were released in a 670-page White Paper. The proposals, which include the continued use of the pound and access to the BBC for Scots, promise to create a [read more]

Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola | Theatre review

Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s a strange truth that Macbeth – The Scottish Play – is predominantly performed without even the hint of a Scotch accent from the cast. Such is also the case in Macbeth of Ice and Fire, but the English actors are joined by an [read more]

Tories want Scotland to have independence, warns former Scottish secretary

Tories want Scotland to have independence, warns former Scottish secretary

Tory MPs who secretly advocate Scottish independence have been branded as “foolish”, according to a former Scottish secretary. Lord Forsyth, who was secretary of state for Scotland under former prime minister John Major, said that some [read more]

Grangemouth chemical plant to be shut-down, leaving hundreds of jobs at risk

Grangemouth chemical plant to be shut-down, leaving hundreds of jobs at risk

The giant Grangemouth petrochemical plant in central Scotland is set to close down and enter liquidation within the next week, its Swiss owner Ineos announced today. Ineos said it had to take this action as the majority of the Grangemouth [read more]

Salmond softens stance over Trident for an independent Scotland

Salmond softens stance over Trident for an independent Scotland

First minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, said on Saturday that he will ask for Trident nuclear submarines to be removed if Scotland gains independence and if his party wins the re-election. The issue concerning the Trident fleet is one of [read more]

LFW – Pringle of Scotland S/S 2014 collection

LFW – Pringle of Scotland S/S 2014 collection

Pringle of Scotland showcased their spring/summer 2014 collection at the prestigious Connaught Hotel in a presentation that was equal parts elegance and innovation. Pringle is considered a brand of choice among members of fashion royalty [read more]

Four fatalities in Shetland helicopter crash

Four fatalities in Shetland helicopter crash

Police have now named the four fatalities of a Shetland helicopter crash which occurred at approximately 6.27pm on Friday. The four oil workers killed were George Allison, 57, Duncan Munro, 46, Sarah Darnley, 45, and Gary McCrossan, 59. [read more]

World Cup qualifiers round-up: Scotland shock in Zagreb and Ukraine thrash Montenegro

World Cup qualifiers round-up: Scotland shock in Zagreb and Ukraine thrash Montenegro

Scotland claimed their first victory in Word Cup 2014 qualification against Croatia in Zagreb. Ranked fourth in the world, Croatia were left stunned when Robert Snodgrass’ goal was enough to claim a famous 1-0 victory. Elsewhere, Ukraine [read more]

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