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People can put pressure on me but I’m not bothered – Duncan Scott

GB’s Duncan Scott win’s 200m freestyle gold, fellow countryman James Guy finishes fourth Heightened expectations and pressure to win medals “do not bother” Commonwealth gold medallist Duncan Scott. The swimmer, 21, earned six medals on…

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Arnold Clark profits drop to £107m but used car sales rise

Image copyright Arnold Clark Scotland’s biggest car dealer has reported a drop in profits. In its 2017 accounts, just published by Companies House, Arnold Clark has seen pre-tax profit fall from £125m to £107m. Sales…


Herald and Evening Times owners report £7m pre-tax loss

Image copyright Newsquest Image caption A decline in print advertising sales saw revenue fall by 4% to £42.9m last year One of Scotland’s main news publishers, which controls the Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow,…


Labour to block new Scottish independence vote

Image caption Richard Leonard said Labour would be clear in its opposition to holding another independence vote Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has said Labour will commit to opposing a second independence referendum in its…


Twelve evacuated in Auchterarder overnight fire

Twelve people have been evacuated from the homes in a Perthshire town during an overnight fire. The emergency services were called to the Feus area of Auchterarder at about 02:50. The fire is believed to…


Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Man City, Liverpool, Hibs, Dundee, McCann

FOOTBALL GOSSIP Celtic are at the forefront of organising the new third European competition, Rapid Vienna director Raphael Landthaler has revealed, with Uefa poised to approve the competition designed to reduce the number of teams…



Slo-mo footage helps gun crime investigations

The devastating effects of firearms on model skulls are being captured in super slow motion to help investigate gun crime. Ultra-sensitive cameras from the University of Dundee’s School of Science and Engineering have been used…


Dealing with defeat

Image caption There are votes almost every sitting day at Holyrood, but government defeats are few and far between The Scottish government suffered a Holyrood defeat after opposition parties united to call for a “halt”…


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