GERRY McCABE has worked with enough young managers to know a good one when he sees one. Previously assistant to both Bobby Williamson and Jim McIntyre, his current posting sees him offering his experience and guidance to Paul Hartley at Dundee.…
INVERNESS CALEDONIAN THISTLE are going to have to do it the hard way if they are to retain the Scottish Cup they won so memorably last May. For a third draw in succession, the fates have conspired to send them on their travels, this time to face the…
TOM BOYD is among that rare breed: a former Celtic footballer who doesn’t appear to take great delight in kicking lumps out of the club.
LUBOMIR MORAVCIK has offered to help former club Celtic in their attempts to source and sign young overseas talent ahead of Europe’s elite. Manager Ronny Deila has identified Eastern Europe as a viable marketplace for Celtic, a region that is both…
STUART FINDLAY has the feeling he’s being followed. But in a good way. The young defender is out on his third loan spell from Celtic, this time at Kilmarnock after previous temporary stints at first Morton and then Dumbarton. Watching his every…
ONE of Scottish football’s first shots at the American dream was put to rest yesterday alongside former Celtic, Queen of the South, Motherwell, Falkirk and Partick Thistle midfielder Tommy O’Hara.
DEREK McINNES, the Aberdeen manager, insists it is no surprise to him that his Celtic counterpart, Ronny Deila, has come under increasing criticism as the season has developed.
NICOLA Sturgeon has vowed to explain how she would use Holyrood's new powers regardless of whether a deal is done to approve the Scotland Bill before the election.
Chancellor George Osborne's psychiatrist brother begged his vulnerable patient mistress not to report him just days after she tried to take her own life after he ended the relationship - telling her it would "destroy" his family in public, a…
The number of court judgments over consumer debt in Scotland has risen for the first time in more than four years during 2015.
GEORGE Galloway says he is being smeared over reports an alleged British member of the Islamic State terror group, who is believed to have fled Britain in 2009 was on the former MP's convoy to the Gaza Strip.
CONTROVERSIAL changes to the way Scottish universities are run have come a step closer.
Police are appealing to the public for help to find a missing 35-year-old woman.
PAUL O’Connell, the former Ireland captain, has been forced to retire from rugby because of injury. The 36-year-old lock, one of Ireland’s greatest ever players, retired from the international game after last year’s Rugby World Cup, having won…
GREIG Laidlaw has insisted that Scotland still have hopes of winning the RBS Six Nations Championship despite losing to England last week in their opening game. The 15-9 defeat was the national team’s eighth consecutive loss in the tournament - a…
GREIG Laidlaw will at last overtake his namesake Roy’s tally of caps when he captains Scotland against Wales on Saturday, but right now he would love to get anywhere close to the kind of international success enjoyed by his uncle back in the 1980s.
THEY say that winning your first title is always the hardest. As Leicester City and their head coach Claudio Ranieri are about to find out, the pressure racks up week after week as you get closer to your goal. Being in unknown territory can be…
Kate Winslet said she would not boycott the Oscars over the nominations race row because it could mean missing seeing "closest friend" Leonardo DiCaprio finally win.
The commuter racially abused and blocked by Chelsea supporters from boarding a Paris Metro train has accepted an invitation from Paris St Germain to watch the London club's Champions League last-16 first leg at Parc des Princes next week.
Jeremy Hunt's assumption that the British Medical Association (BMA) is misleading junior doctors is "unnecessary, insulting and inflammatory", an anaesthetist has said.
Labour has demanded the revival of the Leveson inquiry to consider links between police and the press.
Ireland's police chief has been forced to defend her organised crime units having no intelligence that a boxing weigh-in would be targeted by a gangland hit squad.
Police are appealing for the assistance of the public in their efforts to trace a woman missing from Glasgow since Sunday 7 February 2016.
A NURSERY manageress who called a four-year-old child in her care a “wee gay boy” has been struck off.
Coronation Street star Paula Lane is to leave the show after six years playing troubled Kylie Platt.
The leader of Britain's biggest trade union has hit out at the "cabal" of Labour "malcontents" he said were plotting against party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
David Cameron's plan for new legislation to assert the sovereignty of the UK Parliament is "pointless" because European courts would be able to override it, a former Attorney General has said.
The daughter of an RSPCA inspector who went missing while trying to rescue sea birds from a cliff has said she accepts he "will not be coming home".
UEFA has released extra Euro 2016 tickets to Northern Ireland fans after a furore over the original allocation process.
Drivers are being urged to be cautious as Scotland prepares itself for sub-zero temperatures and more snow.
Samuel L Jackson revealed he once experienced racial profiling after a run-in with the police over two decades ago.
Gemma Arterton said working on films could be "frustrating" and described her Bond girl days as "a distant memory", as she prepares to play one of Britain's most celebrated actresses on the big stage.
Ross County manager Jim McIntyre does not expect Hearts to be suffering from derby-day drain when they visit Dingwall on Wednesday night.
Former Celtic captain Tom Boyd claims boss Ronny Deila has suffered an over-reaction from his critics.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond has accused David Cameron of failing to provide a positive vision for the UK to stay in the European Union.
RUTH Davidson has ruled herself out of the race to succeed David Cameron despite some colleagues tipping her for the top job.
Junior doctors will strike as planned tomorrow after last-ditch talks between Government officials and the British Medical Association (BMA) have concluded for the day without resolution, officials have said.
Police after an elderly man was reported missing from his home address in Invergordon on Tuesday.
A man who murdered his wife in a staged car accident and tried to kill his second in a copycat crash has lost a bid to have his conviction referred back to the High Court.
Those of you who like to rummage around the vast and varied golfing websites – and these days, you can just about get hole-by-hole coverage of the Dullatur Captain & Secretary’s Perpetual Rosebowl if you dig deep enough – will have probably…
They often say that things were much better in the old days … unless you lived in the really old days when it was all dark and plague-ridden and you’d scavenge around the medieval streets in your fraying tunic looking for odds and ends to add to…
Council leaders have warned services will have to be cut as they reluctantly agreed to a funding deal from the Scottish Government.
RESIDENTS were forced from their homes after a carbon monoxide scare in a Glasgow restaurant.
Ministers have faced cross party pressure to announce further measures to help the oil and gas industry after a dramatic drop in the price of crude.
1960s folk singer Donovan is celebrating his 70th birthday with a party concert.
A GOLF course which closed because of declining membership is to be turned into an upmarket holiday park.
LONDON'S top flight index fell to its lowest level for three years as sharp falls in banking stocks and fears over global growth continued to weigh heavy on the market.
A decision by George Osborne to cut social rents by 1% a year for the next four years will make the country's housing crisis "even worse", Tim Farron has warned.
MOTORISTS have been warned to take care after the low winter sun was blamed for a series of crashes involving eighteen cars on the same stretch of road.
SUPERMARKET chain Sainsbury's continued to outperform rivals in the early weeks of the year, industry data showed on Tuesday, providing reassurance for investors ahead of the takeover of Argos-owner Home Retail .