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Scottish Gin Society rapped over Facebook adverts

Image caption The advertising regulator ruled that this Facebook post by the gin society encouraged excessive drinking A gin appreciation society has been left with a sour taste in its mouth after falling foul of…

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Traces found of ‘world’s oldest cheese’

Image copyright DaniloFamily Image caption The dig where evidence of the cheese was discovered Scientists have found traces of what they believe is the world’s oldest cheese. It was made 7,000 years ago in what…


Chelsea and Scotland’s Billy Gilmour eyes becoming one of world’s best

Billy Gilmour scored for Chelsea in the FA Youth Cup final in April “That’s always been my ambition, to be the best football player.” If any normal footballer pipes up and says he wants to…


Albania 1-2 Scotland: Scottish women’s football on the rise – Shelley Kerr

Champagne celebrations for Scotland’s Shelley Kerr Shelley Kerr says qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals for the first time proves Scottish women’s football is going from strength to strength. The head coach was emotional…


Police Scotland and Celtic meet to discuss Old Firm game crush

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCeltic apologise after fans crush at Old Firm match Police Scotland say they have held “constructive” talks with Celtic after fans were caught up in a crush…


Sacking managers to improve fortunes ‘pie in the sky’, says Billy Brown

The manner of St Mirren’s 4-1 defeat at Hearts proved fatal for Alan Stubbs Sacking a manager a few games into the season and assuming a new one will do better is “pie in the…


Superbug find renews hope for antibiotic treatment

Image copyright SPL Image caption Listeria infection – also known as listeriosis – is the most lethal food-borne disease known and is often fatal Bacteria thought to be resistant to an antibiotic may be susceptible…



Police incident at Black Isle transmitter causes radio disruption

Image caption Police, fire, ambulance and coastguard crews have been at the scene since the morning Local digital radio has been disrupted in the Moray Firth area while police deal with an incident at a…


Footage shows ‘lice-infected wild salmon’

It is being claimed that wild salmon returning to a river on Lewis are infested with sea lice originating from local fish farms. Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland said wild fish were ending up “plastered…


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