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Police Scotland donates fake designer clothes to charity

The fakes, which include counterfeit Ugg boots, Armani t-shirts, Adidas trainers and Prada tracksuits, were all seized by officers during raids at the Barras market in Glasgow. They are to be handed over to the Glasgow the Caring City charity by Police …

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Millionaire tax fugitive Michael Voudouri vows to return to Scotland to fight case

from custody, then he intends to return to Scotland voluntarily to fight his case. “Mr Voudouri has raised serious allegations of corruption and criminality which he wishes investigated.” Voudouri was on a list of most wanted tax fugitives published by …

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Scotch Whisky's European Woes

In this programme Justin Rowlatt tours Diageo's Glenkinchie distillery to learn about the process of making Scotch with guide Neil Forbes. The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association David Frost explains how the sector has adapted to changing …

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Pernod Ricard: stop neglecting blended Scotch whisky

Retailers will miss out on a huge growth opportunity if they continue to leave blended Scotch whisky in the shadow of single malt, according to a leading supplier. Blended Scotch is worth £814 million to the off-trade, while malt whisky sales stand at …

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My bucket list: Radford dining

As a senior, I've been having many major revelations over the past few weeks. Yet, one of the most important points that has come to mind is the fact that once I leave Radford University, I will no longer be able to experience the great joy of eating …

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Tartan design looms at GU

When Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh unveiled the school's new tartan Friday, Jen Garrison Stuber was on hand weaving one. Stuber, who owns the weaving business Angry Spinner in Newman Lake, saw the story about Gonzaga's tartan in …

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Bagpipers In Dublin (Men In Kilts) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Bagpipes are a class of musical instrument, aerophones, using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag. Though the Scottish Great Highland Bagpipe and Irish uilleann pipes have the greatest …

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Duo Gigs: PERFECT-PUNK TARTAN

Check, plaid, tartan, call it whatever you please. Tartan's proved that it's one of the most versatile and enduring patterns in fashion. Also one of the timeless pattern always makes a stylish appearance. No doubt, every girl has …

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The Haggis Song Title Thread – X Marks the Scot

Ladies and Gentlemen, Given the jolly time the Rabble is enjoying with song titles and movie titles and haggis AND the fact of there being so many musicians and music afficianados here, this mind fancied it might be amusing …

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First Trailer For Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' Starring Liam …

Paul Haggis sure likes his multi-threaded dramas, in which lives intersect and secrets are revealed and we all learn valuable lessons about who we are. Hell, "Crash" won the guy an Oscar, so why not try and do it again, only …

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Scottish retail frailty in face of recovery

The economic challenge is one of several flagged up by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce as it publishes its quarterly Business Survey in conjunction with Strathclyde University's Fraser of Allander Institute today. Overall, the study finds a bright …

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Scottish Tory leader: 'Comprehensive school system to blame for education …

The Scottish Conservative leader said she "never understood" why councils that deal with bin collection are also responsible for educating the nation's children and called for more powers to be given to head teachers. Ms Davidson also suggested that …

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Begbies Traynor: rising problems in Scottish businesses have cast doubt over …

"As more Scottish businesses continue to underperform compared to their peers south of the border, this worrying trend will only add to the growing uncertainty over the country's economic stability ahead of the upcoming referendum for independence in …

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Defence Secretary warns Scottish airspace would be exposed under SNP plans

According to the Scottish Government's white paper on independence, the country's annual defence budget would be £2.5 billion and “a Quick Reaction Alert Squadron, incorporating a minimum of 12 Typhoon jets based at Lossiemouth”. It stated: …

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Lydon signs deal as London Scottish seek recruits

London Scottish have pulled off a major coup by securing the services of Stade Francais youngster Peter Lydon on a one-year contract, and chief executive Kenny Baillie has hinted that he could be joined by more big-name signings. Utility back Lydon, 21 …

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Scottish Retail Consortium: Decline in footfall slows

However, this was an improvement on the 4.1% decline recorded by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and retail analyst Springboard in February. SRC said the numbers were "moving in the right direction". However, Scotland continued to lag behind the …

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Hammond was right to warn of jobs risk

Why was Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, accused of making threats or engaging in "emotional blackmail" in Scotland this week when he suggested Scottish jobs in the defence industry will be at risk if Scotland separates from the United Kingdom.

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Superfast broadband goes live

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the village of Kirkton of Skene is now able to connect to the high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the roll-out of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Loading article …

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Scotland hits 1 million fibre broadband milestone

The 1m total includes more than 330,000 premises in Glasgow and the West; 190,000 in Edinburgh and the Lothians; 120,000 in the South of Scotland; 100,000 in Aberdeen and the North East and 93,000 in Tayside and Fife. Loading article content.

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Corner of Scotland where children left at risk

A WATCHDOG has warned that it is “not confident” vulnerable children and young people in one part of Scotland are being kept safe. The Care Inspectorate said that some youngsters in need of protection in Dumfries and Galloway “remain at risk for too long”.

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a principle for a better Scotland – Trade Unions for Yes

Independence presents an opportunity for trade unionists to stamp our vision and our interests onto a new Scotland. The UK subscribes to the most regressive anti-trade union legislation in Europe; these laws are a relic of a …

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Fishing Bonnie Scotland – Jackson Kayak – Whitewater …

My fellow Jackson UK Fishing Team member David Blair emailed me last week explaining how a chap in Scotland that owned a few lochs in the Lomond Hills and would we be interested in kayak fishing them, wasn't going to …

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Burns love poems | Poetry by Robert Burns – Scotland.org

http://Learn about Scottish poet Robert Burns' most famous love poems, their origins and the women who inspired him to write them.

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A Construction Time-Lapse of 'The Kelpies,' Scotland's …

This time-lapse video by Walid Salhab documents the complex construction process for “The Kelpies,” a pair of 99-foot-tall stainless steel horse sculptures at The Helix park in Scotland. The sculptures, created by artist Andy …

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Former NATO Chief: Scottish Secession 'Cataclysmic' Blow …

Lord Robertson, who was a Defence Secretary during Tony Blair's government, went on to claim Scottish secession would be cheered loudly by the enemies of Britain, and would amount to a dramatic victory for the “forces of …

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J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer, Scottish Wool – Laws of General …

This jacket has a single button front with a leather button, a collar and notched lapel, long sleeves, three front patch pockets, it is self belted with d-ring adjustments at the sides, has the Noble Scottish crest sewn just inside the …

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Scottish Government Working to Boost Renewables on Islands

The Scottish Government is working with island communities to boost economic returns on unrivalled natural, cultural and economic assets, Scottish First Minister said ahead of a Cabinet meeting in Stornoway on April 16.

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Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra …

The Scottish Rite Cathedral will offer a pre-concert buffet dinner on Monday, April 28 serving between 6 and 7 p.m. The cost is $22 per person and the reservation deadline is April 18. Call 724-654-6683 (option 3 then option 2) or email …

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John Muir Way ready to be unveiled

The John Muir Way runs from Helensburgh on the west coast, from where he set sail for America, to Falkirk, Linlithgow, Edinburgh and North Berwick, before ending at the naturalist's birthplace in Dunbar. Muir left Scotland in 1849 when he was only 11 …

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Shopper numbers down in Scotland

Diane Wehrle, retail insights director at Springboard, said: "Scotland continues to face challenges in increasing customer activity to its retail destinations, with footfall underperforming the UK for the third month in a row." The footfall monitor …

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Khoday's once again raises the Black flag

This publicly-held company, which is hoping to go private, has had pitched battles against the giants in the industry including Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries (UB), as well against the revered Scotch Whisky Association, which ring-fences its …

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Scotch whisky concerned about independence 'risks'

LONDON (AFP) – Scotch whisky makers expressed their concerns about the impact of Scottish independence for the first time on Friday, saying they needed an effective diplomatic network to promote sales. The Scotch Whisky Association said it was seeking …

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Baseball picks up two wins

The Radford University baseball team played four home games this past week against rivals. First up was a Wednesday night tilt with in-state 81 rival James Madison University. Over the weekend they had a three game series vs. Big South Conference rival …

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Brand new national holiday

With the recent start of the baseball season and the fans' excitement filling the atmosphere, several talks of making opening day a national holiday have surfaced on the internet and news channels. As great as it may soun, is it really necessary …

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Inter(personal) Progression

Inter(person)al progression was a performance put on by the Department of Dance in the Albig Studio Theatre April 13 – 14. Kelsy Rupp was the choreographer and producer for all six of the dances performed. The performance was based around the …

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