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  • Sturgeon discusses future of the Union with US Government

    NICOLA Sturgeon has discussed the “constitutional future of the UK” with the US Government on her visit to America after rejecting claims she was on an “indy tour”. The First Minister said she talked about the issue in a meeting yesterday with

  • Tennent's owner sells stake in pub giant for £55m

    THE owner of Tennent’s Lager has offloaded its stake in a major UK pub company for £55 million. C&C Group offloaded its entire minority interest in Admiral Taverns to Proprium Capital Partners, the real estate fund manager. The drinks company

  • Herald Diary Meme of the Day

    The rumours are true. David Tennant will be returning for a guest spot in the show that made him famous, Doctor Who. For fans of the Bathgate thespian, here’s a clip of him doing what he does best. It’s yet another subtle, subdued and nuanced performance

  • A&E waits go backwards, wiping out recent improvement

    THE number of patients waiting too long in Scotland’s A&E units has risen again, ending a three-week run of improvements. The Scottish Government blamed a Covid wave and related staff shortages for A&E performance falling in the New Year

  • Sweden signs formal request to join Nato

    Sweden on Tuesday signed a formal request to join Nato, a day after the country announced it would seek membership in the 30-member military alliance. In neighbouring Finland, lawmakers are expected later in the day to formally endorse Finnish

  • First look: 16 films at Cannes which will light up our cinemas

    By James Mottram THE Cannes Film Festival is back, and there’s a feeling that the world’s most prestigious cinematic gathering is in celebratory mood. Marking its 75th edition, there’s a pleasing-to-the-eye mix of must-see arthouse movies and Hollywood

  • SNP and Greens strike Glasgow city council deal

    THE SNP and the Scottish Greens have struck a co-operation deal to work together in Glasgow city council, the Herald can reveal. Green councillors will chair a new net zero and climate progress monitoring committee and a just transition working

  • Scottish unemployment rate falls to record low

    Unemployment in Scotland fell to a record low in the last quarter, according to latest figures. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the unemployment rate for those aged 16 and over between January and March this year was 3.2%

  • Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete

    Ukrainian officials say the regiment that doggedly defended a steel mill in the port city of Mariupol has completed its mission. The declaration came on Monday after more than 260 fighters, including some badly wounded, were evacuated and taken

  • Our mission to help you save money

    Today we launch Your Money Matters - our campaign to help you overcome the surge in the cost of living. This year has seen a whole host of household of price increases - from the energy price cap rise to surging inflation and food prices - costing

  • Camley's Cartoon: Sturgeon fails to impress in the US

    Steven Camley: No escape from the ferries fiasco for Sturgeon . . . even in the US Framed prints of Steven Camley's cartoons are available by calling 0141 302 7000. Unframed cartoons can be purchased by visiting our website thepicturedesk.co.uk

  • Take a video tour inside Scotland's only gold mine

    IT IS Scotland's only gold mine, nestled in the hills near Tyndrum and on the brink of reaching new levels of production. Output at the London-listed Scotgold Resources' Cononish mine is set to double by the end of this year. The firm's

  • Scots' memories of the pandemic shared in poignant book

    IT IS one of the first collections of memories to be put together to record a significant moment of our time. Words and thoughts which might have been difficult for people affected by loss during the pandemic to find were captured through a

  • Herald Diary: Norse-code and a hair-raising message

    Hair-brained plan A WHILE ago an acquaintance of Thorfinn Johnston from Stromness decided to set up a new business in Kirkwall. Wanting to reflect Orkney's Viking heritage, she was keen to name her hairdressing salon after the Norse god of beauty

  • Greggs warns customers of price hikes amid city sales lag

    GREGGS is to raise prices amid increased costs and it said sales in office locations in larger cities have lagged behind other sites. The baker said that like-for-like sales at the shops it manages rose by more than 27 per cent in the first 19

  • Edinburgh start-up raises £1 million in first year shipping

    A FLEDGLING company which provides biotech companies with microbial testing blocks has hailed raising £1 million to boost the business. The funding will help University of Edinburgh start-up OGI Bio establish a new laboratory and manufacturing

  • New carbon-cutting business tool launched by Akari

    Glasgow-based technology developer Akari Solutions is enhancing its environmental credentials with the launch of a new app that allows individuals to track their carbon footprint as part of their organisation’s overall sustainability goals.  Akari

  • National Express stands by bid for Scots bus giant

    By Scott Wright National Express has chosen not to up the value of its all-share bid for Stagecoach, declaring that it represents a “superior value creation opportunity” compared to the rival offer from German infrastructure investor DWS. The

  • Annie (nee Carmichael) Cunningham

    CUNNINGHAM - Annie (nee Carmichael) Peacefully at Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Wednesday, 11th May 2022. Ann, wife of the late Jim (formerly of Clachan Seil), mother of Cindy and Rory, grandmother to Hannah, Sarah, Fraser, Rachel and great-grandmother to

  • David Rae Craig

    CRAIG - David Rae David Rae Craig, Lettershuna House, Appin Peacefully at home on 7th May 2022. Beloved Husband of the late Alison MacAlpine Downie, Loving Father to Jamie and Ethel, much loved Grampa to Aimee, Harry, Charlie and Jack and friend to many

  • Sylvia Margaret Mair

    MAIR - Sylvia Margaret Passed peacefully at St Richard's Hospice, Worcester, on Tuesday 10th May 2022, aged 76. Much loved mother of Andrew and Sharon, grandmother to Isla and Louis, Finn and Alex, sister to Janette and sister-law to Isobel. Donations

  • Angus Gerard Mac Intyre

    MacINTYRE - Angus Gerard "Gus" Its with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Angus (Gus) Gerard MacIntyre who passed away at home in Ellon, Aberdeenshire on Wednesday, 4th May, 2022, aged 71. Beloved husband of Eileen, much

  • John Lammie

    LAMMIE - John Moinecluain, Torbeg, Isle of Arran. Passed away peacefully at home with his family on 9th May 2022, aged 89 years. Former farmer at Monyquil. Dearly loved husband of Jean, much loved Dad to John and Sheena, dear father-in-law to Madeleine

  • William James Blair

    BLAIR - William James In Loving Memory of my dear husband and our dear brother, Billy, died 16th May, 2021 Always in our Hearts Forever in our Thoughts Sadly Missed - Love, Margaret, Margaret and Donald

  • Elizabeth Montgomerie Robertson

    ROBERTSON - Elizabeth Montgomerie At Fullarton Care Home, Irvine, on 5th May 2022, Elizabeth Montgomerie Robertson, aged 84 years. Beloved daughter of the late Hugh and Margaret Robertson and dear sister of the late James. Funeral service at Stevenston

  • Matthew Allan Bell

    BELL - Matthew Allan Peacefully at home on 11th May 2022 in his 91st year, beloved husband of Una, loving father of Andrew, Nancy and Jack, much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service at Cardross Parish Church on Monday

  • Thomas Loggie

    LOGGIE - Thomas (Oldmeldrum) Peacefully at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Thursday 5th May, 2022, Thomas, aged 89 years, beloved husband of the late Ann, much-loved dad of Robert and David, devoted father-in-law of Margaret and Jean, cherished papa of Ross

  • Marion B. Laird

    LAIRD - Marion B. Peacefully at the Beatson Cancer Centre, Glasgow on 8th May 2022, Marion, in her 70th year. Loving Daughter of the late Jack and Agnes Laird, beloved Sister of Bob and John, Sister-In-Law to May and the late Sandra and a loving Aunt

  • Elspeth Hamilton

    HAMILTON - Elspeth Slipped away peacefully after a fairly short illness, at St Margaret of Scotland's Hospice on Thursday 5th May 2022. Elspeth was the much loved mum of Jen, Janet and Donald, sister of Netta and Patrick and loving Granny to Callum, Kirsty

  • Ian Longmuir Mc Cracken

    McCRACKEN - Ian Longmuir Peacefully, at Carrickstone Care Home, Cumbernauld, on 9th May 2022, aged 91, following a long battle with dementia, Ian. Beloved husband of the late Ethel (nee Worton), much loved Dad of Alison and Lesley, Grandpa of Susan, David

  • Frederick (Fred) Bright

    BRIGHT - Frederick (Fred) Peacefully, at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, on 13th May 2022, Fred, beloved husband of the late Margaret, loving dad of Alison and Gordon, much loved grandpa of Karen and Christopher and great-grandpa to Charlie.

  • What is today’s Wordle? May 17 hints

    Wordle has taken the world by storm, and if you’ve not given in to playing the daily game, we can guarantee you’ve seen the elusive squares all over social media. The aim of the game is to find a 5 letter word in only six attempts. The game