An apocryphal tale from the amateur game has a referee chased off the pitch by a team enraged by a sending-off.
Gabriel the crossbreed is a charming boy who is ready to find his forever family and learn what it’s like to be a cherished pet.
The Honest Truth: Scottish SPCA boss on the highs and horrors of working with Scotland’s animal welfare charity
Animal welfare boss Mike Flynn has rescued thousands of vulnerable creatures, including a crocodile from the boot of a car.
Bramble the cat arrived in the care of the Scottish SPCA along with her siblings who have now all found new homes.
Loveable Nia is an excitable little shar pei cross that arrived in the care of the Scottish SPCA after she was found as a stray and is now ready to find her forever home.
Olaf is a young Guinea pig who found his way in to the care of the Scottish SPCA after he was found straying, and is now looking for his happy ever after.
Barney the cat is looking for a new place to call home after his owner sadly passed away.
Detectives reveal how CSI teams are using forensic science techniques in battle against wildlife crime across Scotland
Police Scotland’s specialist wildlife crime unit is using forensic techniques pioneered in murder investigations to tackle a rise in hare coursing.
Poppy the Jack Russell terrier is an older lady who arrived in the care of the Scottish SPCA 316 days ago as her owner was moving and was unable to take her.
A budgie who loves pop music is looking for a new home – after more than 200 days chirping along to his favourite hits in a charity rescue centre.
Cashew is ready to find his happy ever after.