Workers at Diageo’s distilleries will go on strike from Tuesday night after last-minute pay talks broke down.
Scotland have brushed up their act ahead of Sunday’s wet and wild World Cup opener with Ireland – by practising with balls soaked in shampoo.
Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond has been branded “the slipperiest of characters” by David Cameron, with the ex-PM saying it would have “hurt beyond belief” if Scots had voted for independence.
Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has said there is a path open for an independent Scotland to “walk into” EU membership.
Flanker Jamie Ritchie is set to miss Scotland’s World Cup opener with Ireland but Gregor Townsend admitted he is glad not to be dealing with a more serious casualty list.
A convivial game of swingball became something of a headache for Nicola Sturgeon in Glasgow when she was whacked on the head with a tennis ball.
Scotland do not have to sparkle from the off at the World Cup so long as they can find a way to leave Ireland dazed in their tournament opener, according to hooker Fraser Brown.
Scotland should spend the next decade trying to become an “economic powerhouse” which is a “force for good” in the world, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
A general election will see the UK choose between “transformative socialist change” under Jeremy Corbyn and the “barbaric undermining” of essential public services under the Tories, Labour’s John McDonnell said.
Labour have been presented with the “opportunity of a lifetime” to change the direction of political travel in the UK, according to John McDonnell.
The policing bill for a major climate change summit to be held in Glasgow next year could amount to “many tens of millions of pounds”, Police Scotland has warned.