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Blow for Crichton as Notts County Ladies folds

Leanne Crichton may return to Scottish football   Photograph: SNS

THE gloomiest news of the week was the sudden folding of FA Women's Super League club Notts County on Friday. Scotland midfielder Leanne Crichton was among the players given the devastating news just minutes before it was made public.

12:11am Sunday 23 April 2017

Sunday Herald drug-driving campaign credited as new laws announced

(Photo by Mark Mainz)

THE Sunday Herald campaign calling for a crackdown on drug-driving in Scotland has been praised after Government Ministers announced plans to introduce new limits and roadside testing.

12:12am Sunday 23 April 2017

Scottish Racing: The Perth Festival

Course chief Hazel Peplinski

WE have had Aintree, Ayr and Cheltenham and now it is time for the Perth Festival. First staged in 1989, it takes place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and there is always a fabulous mix of quality racing and socialising in the town afterwards.

4:33pm Sunday 23 April 2017

France in the shadow of terror and Le Pen

France Election Fillon

The sound of gunfire rang out on the streets of Paris again last week. On Thursday Karim Cheurfi, drove his car along the city’s famous Champs-Elysee boulevard, stopped and got out, before firing a Kalashnikov assault rifle killing police officer…

12:15am Sunday 23 April 2017

More gold for Miley at British Championships

Hannah Miley on her way to gold in the 200m Individual Medley in Sheffield    Photograph: PA

ONE gold at this week’s British Swimming Championships would have served as adequate returns for the hard graft and upheaval endured since Hannah Miley decamped from her beloved Inverurie for the bright lights of Aberdeen in the wake of her Olympic…

12:14am Sunday 23 April 2017

How do we reduce Scotland's prison population?

Eddie pictured outside the Street & Arrow catering truck, Mansfield Place, Partick, Glasgow - a project to help ex-prisoners back into work. Picture credit: Mark F Gibson

Eddie knows all about being in prison. The 51-year-old has spent 20 years inside for three separate sentences, including one for armed robbery.

12:11am Sunday 23 April 2017

The mad, bad and the downright sad: Scotland's top Google searches revealed

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 25:  A demonstrator holds a puppet of Donald Trump outside the Scottish Parliament on April 25, 20012. Trump spoke of his concerns over a proposed wind farm, mooted to built near his new GBP 1 billion golf resort, telling the S

GOOGLE it. Two words that 15 years ago would have meant nothing to the vast majority of the public but today have entered into everyday usage, synonymous with the quest for answers. Answers about everything from the mundane, like train times and the…

12:10am Sunday 23 April 2017

Vicky Allan: It's official – misogynists are the wimpiest men around

Vicky Allan , features writer

MEN who tell, or laugh at, sexist or homophobic jokes are mostly doing so because they are deeply insecure about their own manhood and feel the need to bolster it, in the face of threats, by making a few really nasty jokes that show how little they…

12:09am Sunday 23 April 2017

Angela Haggerty: Be afraid: those tech giants are tracking your every move

-KA. Photo by Kirsty Anderson

NEW coloured statuses have been rolled out across Facebook. Now, instead of just posting your thoughts, you can choose a coloured background graphic for the text to sit on. It seems harmless enough, so why do I find myself wondering, every time I see…

12:08am Sunday 23 April 2017

Facebook taking money for hoax adverts despite fake news crackdown pledge

Facebook taking money for hoax adverts despite fake news crackdown pledge

Facebook is promoting paid-for hoaxes about Lord Sugar, Professor Stephen Hawking and the Queen to their users despite recent promises to crack down on fake news, a Press Association investigation has found.

9:13am Tuesday 18 April 2017
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