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Glasgow city leader talks of ‘massive cost’ of pay row

Image caption Glasgow City Council leader Susan Aitken said the cost was “hundreds of millions of pounds” The leader of Glasgow City Council has said the cost of settling the equal pay dispute will run…


Cardiff primary head teacher sentenced for office grope

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Kevin Thomas was described as being “infatuated” with the woman A primary school head teacher who groped a woman after presenting her with some underwear in his office…


Historian claims Robert the Bruce was born in Essex and not Ayrshire

Image copyright PA Image caption The statue of Robert the Bruce, near the site of the Battle of Bannockburn The man who defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn was born in Essex –…


Leicester City helicopter crash: Owner’s wife and son visit stadium

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Vichai’s wife Aimon and son Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha visited the King Power Stadium The wife and son of Leicester City’s owner have laid a wreath at the club’s stadium after…


Leicester City owner’s family lay wreath at the King Power Stadium

The wife and son of Leicester City’s owner have laid wreaths outside the club’s stadium after he was killed in a helicopter crash outside the ground. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s wife Aimon and their son Aiyawatt laid…


Problems affecting Cairngorms funicular hits music festival

Image copyright PA Image caption The railway has been closed until at least November Problems affecting CairnGorm Mountain’s funicular railway are a factor in the cancellation of next year’s dance music event Groove CairnGorm. The…


Hearts 0-3 Celtic: Goalkeeper Zdenek Zlamal says sorry to fans for semi-final error

Zdenek Zlamal saved Ryan Christie’s shot but set it up for James Forrest Zdenek Zlamal has apologised to Hearts fans after his blunder allowed Celtic to take a 2-0 lead in the Edinburgh side’s League…


Scotland’s Rape Crisis centres to receive £1.5m funding

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One in ten woman in Scotland have experienced rape, figures show. Fourteen Rape Crisis centres across Scotland are to receive extra government funding to allow them to expand support…


‘Hidden homeless’ sleeping on London buses

They are the capital’s “hidden homeless” – the hundreds of people estimated to be sleeping on London’s night buses. City Hall is now spending almost £250,000 sending charity workers out on the bus routes where…


New BBC Sounds app aims to woo younger listeners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new app includes music mixes as well as podcasts and live radio BBC Sounds, a new app that brings together the corporation’s radio, music and podcasts, is hoping…


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