When the time comes for Rangers to cast the net for another manager the search and the eventual negotiation with the chosen man will be an exercise in mutual desperation: a club on its knees doing a deal with a manager out of better options.
THE toxic fall-out from allegations of institutionalised and widespread doping among Russian athletes spread even further yesterday, obliging the world athletics body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to make a further public statement.
Welcome to this new wine blog: over the coming weeks I hope to provide you with some interesting news from the wine world as well as some useful tips on what to drink when to drink it and why. Happy glugging!
Home of the rowie and the mealy puddin', there's little doubt that Aberdeen has roots in the past - but it's also staging a quiet rebellion against its more southerly city sisters one new restaurant or fancy bar opening at a time.
HE will go on to speak about the ultimate price of fame - the millions they never got, battles with alcohol addiction and closeted gay affairs - but for now former Bay City Rollers frontman Les McKeown is in a happy place, talking about Christmas.
As the construction industry in Scotland gears up to deliver more homes, schools, offices and infrastructure, it needs more than ever to inspire the most talented people to meet these challenges - our future workforce.