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Craig Gordon: Celtic need to be more cynical and streetwise if they are to succeed in Europe

Craig Gordon chews over Celtic's European exit

IT was the morning after Celtic’s inglorious exit from Europe for another season and on their Twitter page Paddy Power – that part-time bookmaker, full-time mischief-maker - could not resist a dig. “Well, this is awkward…” ran the text…

12:17am Sunday 29 November 2015

Rangers reach Petrofac Cup final but prosperous future seems some way off

Rangers Kenny Miller (left) celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Petrofac Training Cup semi-final

A FUTURE filled with £30m rebuilding plans and European-calibre players seemed like some way away at Ibrox yesterday. As the rain tumbled down incessantly, a crowd of 22,369 watched with increased frustration as Rangers toiled for spells against a…

12:16am Sunday 29 November 2015

John Swinney: Osborne seeks austerity out of choice not necessity. My agenda is fairness

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File photo dated 16/10/15 of Deputy First Minister John Swinney who has written to George Osborne to urge him to abandon his plan to raise a budget surplus by the end of the decade, and move to a budget balance instea

The Chancellor’s u-turn on the issue of cutting tax credits in this week’s budget was welcomed by all, and rightly so. It was a victory for those who had campaigned with such vigour against what would have been a devastating blow to so many who…

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

India - in the land where women are deemed worthless

16 year old Lal Chuni Devi holds Srikanthi Devi's 3 months old son, Chandan Kumar in her house in Ramgarwa village in Raxaul district in Bihar, India. (47776625)

A GIRL in India is up against it right from the start. The skewing against her life chances begins at the moment she is conceived: even before that, when she is merely a possibility, a dread thought to be prayed against. From that moment a girl’s…

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

Trott gets better of home hope Archibald at velodrome

Scotland's Katie Archibald, left, has the advantage over Laurie Berthon of France at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome  Photograph: David Pearce/Revolution Series

WHEN Katie Archibald made her debut at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow three years ago she was a self-described bundle of nerves. The 21-year-old from Milngavie returned yesterday as a triple European champion to compete in her home round of…

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

Paatelainen admits it's crisis time at United

Hamilton manager Martin Canning celebrates at full-time with the scorer of their winning goal, Ziggy Gordon

THERE is no denying it any longer. Yesterday's 2-1 home defeat to Hamilton Accies plunged Dundee United further into the relegation mire and prompted manager Mixu Paatelainen to admit they are engulfed in a crisis.

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

Tory minister Shapps quits over party bullying scandal

Tory minister Shapps quits over party bullying scandal

THE growing scandal over alleged bullying, sexual abuse and blackmail in the Conservative party’s youth wing yesterday led to the dramatic resignation of a government minister.

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

Retro Day brings good times to Pittodrie

Aberdeen celebrate after a goal by Niall McGinn, third left, put them 2-1 up

IT WAS a nostalgic afternoon at Pittodrie yesterday with the home supporters pouring through the turnstiles in their droves wearing an array of Aberdeen strips from down the years as part of the Retro Day promoted by the club.

12:15am Sunday 29 November 2015

Mass rally in Edinburgh as protestors demand action on climate change ahead of UN summit

Protesters march through Edinburgh's city centre to call for tougher action to tackle climate change. David Cheskin/PA Wire

Political parties, green campaigners, faith groups, trade unionists, students and an array of pantomime animals braved the biting wind and rain in Edinburgh yesterday to demand global action to cut the pollution that is causing climate chaos.

12:14am Sunday 29 November 2015

Sir Brian Souter says too many bosses are "control freaks"

Sir Brian Souter speaking at the ICAS conference in Glasgow.

ONE of Scotland’s most successful entrepreneurs has warned too many large companies are run by “control freaks” whose outlook affected long-term business growth.

12:15am Saturday 28 November 2015
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