Scottish News

Lochaber osprey killed by power line in Spain

Image copyright Woodland Trust Scotland Image caption The osprey nicknamed Pean died last month An osprey that fledged in Lochaber has died after being electrocuted by a power line in Spain. Nicknamed Pean, the bird…


Murder accused ‘lied’ about timing of police visit

Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Brian McKandie’s body was found in 2016 A man accused of murdering a pensioner lied to a friend about when police came to see him, a trial has been…


Brendan Rodgers: Celtic Park’s new hybrid pitch ‘slightly diseased’

Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain’s denies Airdrie with five of the best Celtic Park’s new £1.5m pitch has been struck down by a “slight disease”, says manager Brendan Rodgers. The Scottish champions completed the installation of…


Swans on the Glasgow Central to Ayr line cause rail disruption

Train services between Glasgow Central and Ayr were disrupted after several swans were spotted on the line. ScotRail said the birds had been spotted between Ayr and Newton-on-Ayr. They were eventually removed shortly before 15:30….


Laser pen targets rescue helicopter near Sanquhar

A laser pen was pointed into the cockpit of a search and rescue helicopter over southern Scotland. The incident happened over Sanquhar at about 21:00 on Sunday. The helicopter was on its way from Newcastle…


Lifeboat tows stricken tall ship to shore at Glencaple

Image copyright Nith Inshore Rescue Team Image caption The Nith Inshore Rescue team was called out to the incident at about 10:50 An inshore rescue team has been called out to rescue a stricken tall…



The baby who was ‘repaired’ in the womb

Image copyright Amanda Somers Image caption Signs are positive that the surgery was successful and baby Augustine will be able to walk A Dundee mother has described how pioneering surgery changed the course of her…


‘Super blood wolf moon’ as seen over Scotland

Skygazers across Scotland have caught a glimpse of the astronomical spectacle of a “super blood wolf moon”. The rare phenomenon makes the surface of the moon appear red while seeming brighter and closer to Earth…


Man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Dumbarton

A 30-year-old man is to stand trial charged with attempting to murder a police officer with a sword. Craig Brown is alleged to have attacked Sgt Brian Simpson in Dumbarton last September. Prosecutors claim he…


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