Hugo Burge: The internet businessman boosting arts and crafts in the Borders

picture copyrightColin Hattersley picture captionHugo Burge has turned his attentions to serving to the arts and crafts sector in the Borders Hugo Burge admits his adventures in internet funding “went nicely”. He took one enterprise from simply three employees in an “attic in Wandsworth” to using 270. Now he has turned his attentions to a … Read more

Scottish medieval coin ‘misplaced’ and found in Norfolk declared treasure

picture copyrightNorfolk County Council picture captionAlexander III reigned 1249-86 and was from the House of Dunkeld – the identical Scottish royal household that included Macbeth, who reigned 1040-57 A Scottish medieval coin changed into jewelry has been declared treasure after being “misplaced” and found a whole bunch of miles away in England. The silver coin … Read more

Bordeaux 23-14 Edinburgh: We are not ready to win trophies – Richard Cockerill

Richard Cockerill’s Edinburgh have misplaced 5 of 5 knockout matches since he took costHead coach Richard Cockerill says Edinburgh “are not fairly ready” to compete for trophies after the European Challenge Cup defeat by Bordeaux. The guests made an horrendous begin, falling 14-Zero down inside 10 minutes. They stayed within the combat and Damien Hoyland’s … Read more

Kristoffer Ajer: Celtic do not want to sell defender, says Lennon

Celtic ‘actively trying’ in switch market – LennonCeltic “do not want to sell” Kristoffer Ajer says supervisor Neil Lennon amid experiences of curiosity from AC Milan. When requested if there had been any agency bids for Ajer, Celtic boss Lennon replied: “Nothing.” “It’s disappointing on the day of the sport that this comes out as … Read more

Kilmarnock 2-1 Hamilton Academical: 10-man hosts hold on for win

Eamonn Brophy noticed crimson for a late problem on Scott McMannNicke Kabamba’s second-half purpose earned 10-man Kilmarnock a 2-1 Scottish Premiership win over Hamilton Academical. Eamonn Brophy was given a first-half crimson after Hakeem Odoffin’s purpose had cancelled out Greg Kiltie’s opener. Kabamba’s winner got here after 57 minutes, as Ryan Fulton spilled Gary Dicker’s … Read more

St Johnstone 0-1 Ross County: visitors end five-game winless run

Iain Vigurs’ curled free-kick proved to be the winnerRoss County picked up their first win in six Scottish Premiership video games with a slender victory in opposition to St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park. Iain Vigurs’ curling free-kick evaded everybody within the field and crept into the nook to place County in entrance earlier than the … Read more

Dundee United 2-1 St Mirren: Lawrence Shankland off mark as United end winless run

Dundee United’s Lawrence Shankland (centre) scored his first top-flight aimLawrence Shankland scored his first Scottish Premiership aim as Dundee United ended a run of three defeats to beat 10-man St Mirren at Tannadice. The Scotland ahead gave United the lead earlier than Adrian Sporle added a second. Saints have been decreased to 10 males following … Read more

Hospitality curfews and travel curbs ‘probably choices’

Curfews on hospitality and larger travel restrictions are probably choices as coronavirus instances rise, a number one well being skilled has mentioned. Linda Bauld, professor of public well being at Edinburgh University, was talking after the Scottish authorities warned that selections on additional Covid restrictions can be thought of within the days forward. Latest figures … Read more

Covid-19: Reports show 350 new cases in Scotland

Image copyrightGetty Images A complete of 350 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Scotland, based on Scottish authorities figures. The figures launched on Saturday confirmed {that a} additional three individuals who examined constructive for the virus had died. Sixty 4 individuals had been in hospital on Friday – 9 in intensive care. Going … Read more

‘Crowds, not football at greater danger’, says Jason Leitch as virus cases rise

Aberdeen’s match with Kilmarnock was one in all two check occasions with followers final weekendScottish football is not at greater hazard amid a rise in Covid-19 however crowds in stadiums are “barely extra at danger”, says Jason Leitch. Scotland’s nationwide scientific director says “family mixing” is the primary space of concern as cases enhance. Two … Read more

Shakespeare’s last play found in Royal Scots college in Spain

Image copyrightJohn Stone Image caption The quantity relationship to 1634 was found by an educational researching Scots economist Adam SmithA uncommon version of Shakespeare’s last play has been found in a Scottish Catholic college in Spain. The Two Noble Kinsmen, written by Shakespeare with John Fletcher, was found by a researcher investigating the work of … Read more

Mark Camburn: Meet the Scot who captains the Bolivian rugby team

Bolivia’s first worldwide match was towards Paraguay in AsuncionFifteen years in the past, Mark Camburn was a Scottish backpacker traipsing round South America. Today, he’s the captain of the Bolivian nationwide rugby team. He’s a rugby preacher, spreading the good phrase about the sport he loves in a rustic the place, till not too long … Read more

Europa League: Motherwell to play Beer Sheva in Israel despite lockdown

The sport is probably going to be moved to the Hamoshava Stadium simply outdoors of Tel AvivMotherwell’s Europa League qualifier in opposition to Hapoel Beer Sheva will happen in Israel subsequent week despite the nation being in lockdown. President Benjamin Netanyahu’s restrictions began on Friday following a spike in Covid-19 circumstances. Beer Sheva are due … Read more

Scottish gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Hibs, Motherwell, St Johnstone

Manager Neil Lennon admits Celtic are “working away within the background” as he seems to be for yet another signing earlier than the window closes subsequent month. (Daily Record)external-link Neil Lennon has additionally shot down options that Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard is distracted by switch speak. (Sun)external-link Jermain Defoe is satisfied fellow striker Alfredo Morelos … Read more

The alien invaders threatening Scotland’s wildlife

By Steven McKenzieBBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter picture copyrightGetty Images picture captionThere are fears muntjac deer may seem in Scotland Scotland’s wildlife is more and more in danger from non-native species, based on the nation’s nature company. NatureScot says there are greater than 180 species – 122 vegetation and about 60 animals – which … Read more

Coronavirus: Devolved leaders urge PM to help aerospace sector

Image copyrightPA Media Image caption British Airways is amongst many airways hit onerous by the pandemic, with issues within the sector having a knock-on impact on different industriesThe first ministers of the devolved nations have known as for “pressing” UK authorities intervention to help the struggling aerospace sector. Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon, Mark Drakeford of Wales … Read more

US firm pips BiFab to secure share of offshore wind order

By Douglas FraserBusiness and economic system editor, Scotland picture copyrightBOWL picture captionThe rising quantity of wind generators of Scotland’s coast have usually failed to ship advantages to Scottish producers The battle to secure manufacturing orders for Scottish corporations looking for a share of offshore wind orders has suffered a extreme blow. BiFab, with two yards … Read more

Ed Davey: Lib Dem leader admits party needs to regain trust

Image caption The newly-election Liberal Democrat leader visited a zoo in FifeThe new leader of the Liberal Democrats has insisted his party is “very optimistic” concerning the Scottish elections in May, regardless of poor latest outcomes. In his first official go to to Scotland, Sir Ed Davey admitted the party had “misplaced its method” however … Read more

Scottish tourist Anthony McDowall dies after balcony fall in Turkey

picture copyrightGetty Images picture captionMr McDowall had been visiting Istanbul with pals Tributes have been paid to a Scottish tourist who died after falling from a balcony in Turkey. Anthony McDowall, 28, from Glasgow, had been visiting Istanbul with pals on the time of the accident. Local stories stated he fell from a ledge on … Read more

Celtic: Neil Lennon says psychology could give side ‘one other edge’

Dermot Desmond spoke a few “worry issue” in European competitors for CelticCeltic are open to assist from a psychologist if it offers their gamers “one other edge”, mentioned supervisor Neil Lennon. Majority shareholder Dermot Desmond spoke of a “worry issue” in relation to European competitors throughout an interview with The Athletic.external-link But whereas Lennon doesn’t … Read more

Coronavirus: Funding for rail services extended

Image copyrightPA Emergency funding to assist Scotland’s rail services address the affect of coronavirus is to be extended. Both the ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper franchises have seen passenger numbers decline sharply since lockdown started in March. The present six-month help package deal has price an estimated £250m. Scottish ministers have now extended this Emergency Measures … Read more

Hibernian: Rangers’ visit a ‘good barometer’, says Jack Ross

Hibs maintained their 100% away file with victory at St Mirren final SaturdayVenue: Easter Road Date: Sunday, 20 September Kick-off: 12:00 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/on-line; dwell textual content commentary on the BBC Sport web site & app; highlights on BBC Scotland channel on Sunday from 19:15 Hibernian’s dwelling assembly with Scottish … Read more

FM indicates greater Covid restrictions are likely

The first minister has stated the “tough selections” on greater coronavirus restrictions in need of lockdown might be remodeled the approaching days. Speaking at her newest Covid briefing, Nicola Sturgeon put Scotland on “advance discover” and urged folks to stay to present pointers this weekend . She stated the choices have been being made in … Read more

Adnan Ahmed: ‘Pick-up artist’ conviction quashed on appeal

picture captionAdnan Ahmed was convicted of 5 counts of threatening and abusive behaviour in direction of younger girls A so-called pickup artist who was jailed for focusing on younger girls has had his conviction quashed on appeal. Adnan Ahmed – who known as himself Addy A-game – secretly filmed himself approaching girls in Glasgow and … Read more

‘Bonkers’ reaction to Scottish store’s Taylor Swift signed CD surprise

picture captionAssai Dundee supervisor Matthew Marra offered all 20 copies of the signed CD on Thursday A Scottish unbiased document chain mentioned it had an “wonderful” reaction after a surprise supply of signed CDs from American celebrity Taylor Swift. Assai Records, which has outlets in Dundee and Edinburgh, obtained 40 signed copies of the singer’s … Read more

Edinburgh Rugby player tests positive for Covid-19 after house party

An academy player from Edinburgh Rugby has examined positive for coronavirus. At the Scottish authorities’s day by day briefing on Friday, National Clinical Director Jason Leitch mentioned the player had been at a house party final week with a number of different group mates. An extra three youth gamers are additionally self-isolating. Edinburgh Rugby’s weekend … Read more

‘He’s no Pablo Escobar, just a wee guy from Tranent’

picture copyrightDetained in Dubai picture captionConor Howard was detained on a global arrest warrant in Corfu The household of a younger Scottish engineer caught in a Greek jail and going through extradition to Qatar is looking on the UK’s overseas secretary to intervene. Conor Howard from Tranent is presently being held in a Greece after … Read more

Bordeaux v Edinburgh: Cockerill urges visitors to grasp chance as he makes seven changes

Damien Hoyland replaces Duhan van der Merwe for Edinburgh towards BordeauxVenue: Stade Chaban-Delmas Date: Saturday, 19 September Kick-off: 12:30 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/on-line; dwell textual content updates on the BBC Sport web site & app Richard Cockerill has urged his stand-ins to grasp their alternative when injury-hit Edinburgh go to … Read more

Europa League: Scottish clubs learn potential play-off opponents

Rangers shall be at dwelling to Galatasaray or Hajduk Split if Steven Gerrard’s aspect defeat Willem II on Thursday to achieve the Europa League play-off spherical. Should Celtic progress previous FC Riga, they are going to be away to Sarajevo or Buducnost Podgorica. Aberdeen or Sporting host LASK or Dunajska Streda, whereas the winners of … Read more

Coronavirus in Scotland: Weekend ‘important’ in fight to halt growth

Image copyrightAlamy The subsequent few days shall be “important” in deciding what steps shall be taken to cease the unfold of Covid-19 in Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has mentioned. The first minister mentioned the virus was on the rise and was now spreading “fairly quickly”. She mentioned it was possible that some “onerous however essential” selections … Read more