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#Scotland

# scotland - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after failing to follow her own advice by visiting second home

Dr Catherine Calderwood was spotted with her family at their second home more than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.

# scotland - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From The42 Scotland exile Russell targets summer Tour return, should it go ahead In From The Cold

Scotland exile Russell targets summer Tour return, should it go ahead

‘The stuff in the Six Nations is done now, it is just how can we move forward.’

# scotland - Monday 23 March, 2020

Alex Salmond claims further evidence ‘will see light of day’ after his acquittal in sexual assault trial

He was cleared of all charges by a jury following an 11-day trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.

# scotland - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# scotland - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Alex Salmond tells sexual assault trial that some claims are 'deliberate fabrications for a political purpose'

The 65-year-old former Scottish first minister faces 13 charges of alleged offences against nine women, all of which he denies.

# scotland - Monday 16 March, 2020

From The42 Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital Good News

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital

The rest of Scotland Women’s Six Nations games were postponed.

# scotland - Friday 13 March, 2020

Alex Salmond impersonated zombie before sexual assault on SNP worker, jury told

The former first minister of Scotland denies all charges against him.

From The42 Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind Breaking

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind

Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.

# scotland - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead Cardiff Encounter

Wales and Scotland make changes for clash that's still scheduled to go ahead

The Six Nations fixture is due to take place in Cardiff on Saturday.

# scotland - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

SNP Westminster leader calls for 'legitimate and legal route' to Scottish independence

It is the latest in a series of calls for a second referendum on independence.

# scotland - Monday 9 March, 2020

Alex Salmond trial over sexual assault accusations due to begin today

The former first minister of Scotland is facing 14 charges of alleged offences against 10 women.

# scotland - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes Les Bleus See Red This post contains videos

Scotland's Ritchie 'shocked' by Haouas punch as France blow Grand Slam hopes

Les Bleus crashed to a 28-17 defeat at Murrayfield.

From The42 Red card costly as France's Grand Slam bid is squandered with defeat to Scotland Bleus It This post contains videos

Red card costly as France's Grand Slam bid is squandered with defeat to Scotland

After overcoming England, Italy and Wales, the championship leaders saw their winning run halted.

# scotland - Friday 6 March, 2020

From The42 Scotland make three changes for French showdown as Brown prepares for 50th cap And The Team Is...

Scotland make three changes for French showdown as Brown prepares for 50th cap

Gregor Townsend’s side will host the Six Nations Test on Sunday.

# scotland - Sunday 1 March, 2020

From The42 Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return Hope

Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return

The Racing 92 playmaker was disciplined for a ‘breach of team protocol’.

# scotland - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

From The42 Three changes for a Scottish side in pursuit of their first Six Nations win Scot's Clan

Three changes for a Scottish side in pursuit of their first Six Nations win

Gregor Townsend’s team will kick off the weekend’s action against Italy on Saturday afternoon.

# scotland - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Finn Russell still not back in Scotland camp ahead of key game The Stand Off

Finn Russell still not back in Scotland camp ahead of key game

Scottish out-half remains in exile as their season reaches make-or-break point.

# scotland - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

# scotland - Thursday 13 February, 2020

From The42 Celtic 'taking nothing for granted' as Lennon's Hoops move 10 clear of Rangers Title Fight

Celtic 'taking nothing for granted' as Lennon's Hoops move 10 clear of Rangers

The champions took a big step towards nine-in-a-row last night, as Rangers slipped up.

# scotland - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

From The42 Five-star Celtic extend lead in Scotland as Rangers crash to defeat High Five

Five-star Celtic extend lead in Scotland as Rangers crash to defeat

Celtic hit the net four times in the second half against Hearts.

# scotland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From The42 Scotland got a let-off against England as a little-known law was missed Know Your Laws

Scotland got a let-off against England as a little-known law was missed

Stuart Hogg’s long 22-metre drop-out should have provided England with a prime attacking scrum.

# scotland - Monday 10 February, 2020

From The42 England send statement of intent in rescheduled, snowy Six Nations clash and knock Ireland off top spot Storm Warning
From The42 'I just want him back' - Scotland wing Maitland hoping for Russell's return News Of 10

'I just want him back' - Scotland wing Maitland hoping for Russell's return

The fly-half’s international future is in serious doubt after a breakdown in relations with Gregor Townsend.

£20 billion Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge being examined by Boris Johnson's government

Downing Street official said that a range of officials were looking at the idea.

# scotland - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Russell says he won't return to Scotland set-up until 'big changes' are made

The Racing 92 out-half given his side of the story as his absence from the squad continues.

From The42 'An aggressive crowd without manners' - Eddie Jones hits out at Scotland fans Reaction

'An aggressive crowd without manners' - Eddie Jones hits out at Scotland fans

The England head coach was unhappy with incidents that occurred yesterday at Murrayfield.

# scotland - Saturday 8 February, 2020

From The42 England return to winning ways against Scotland and reclaim Calcutta Cup Scrap

England return to winning ways against Scotland and reclaim Calcutta Cup

Eddie Jones’ men kept their Six Nations hopes alive after a losing start.

From The42 Late blitz sends Rangers through in Scottish Cup after Gerrard 'rattles a few cages' Marching On

Late blitz sends Rangers through in Scottish Cup after Gerrard 'rattles a few cages'

The Glasgow outfit scored three times in the final 22 minutes to beat Hamilton 4-1.

From The42 Ireland Club XV retain Dalriada Cup for the first time since 2012 AIL

Ireland Club XV retain Dalriada Cup for the first time since 2012

Colm Hogan, Michael Melia, and Sam Coghlan Murray scored tries in Donnybrook.

# scotland - Thursday 6 February, 2020

From The42 Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class Turnovers

Analysis: Under-the-radar Josh van der Flier shows jackal class

The Ireland openside isn’t renowned as a jackal but has been working hard on his turnover skills.

From The42 England drop scrum-half Youngs as Jones makes five changes for Scotland Mix It Up

England drop scrum-half Youngs as Jones makes five changes for Scotland

After a defeat in Paris, the England boss has shaken up his starting XV.

# scotland - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more Fronting Up

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

From The42 Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home' Positivity

Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home'

The Ireland head coach says Scotland aren’t getting the credit they deserve for last weekend’s display.

# scotland - Monday 3 February, 2020

From The42 'A classic CJ game really... it's great to see him out there smashing things' Standout Stander

'A classic CJ game really... it's great to see him out there smashing things'

The Munster man was a relentless presence for Ireland as they got over the line against Scotland.

From The42 'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner Big Dev

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# scotland - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From The42 Beibhinn Parsons tilts the balance as Ireland grind out win over Scotland

Beibhinn Parsons tilts the balance as Ireland grind out win over Scotland

A sizzling start had Ireland in control in the first half, but they were left to hang on.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's deception breaks down Scots for pivotal Sexton try Advantage

Analysis: Ireland's deception breaks down Scots for pivotal Sexton try

Andy Farrell’s side struck intelligently on penalty advantage for the only try of the game.

# scotland - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 'It was a schoolboy error' - Hogg apologises to Scotland team-mates Big Miss

'It was a schoolboy error' - Hogg apologises to Scotland team-mates

The new captain had a prime opportunity to score a second-half try.

From The42 Quartet of injuries leave a sting after Ireland win Body Count

Quartet of injuries leave a sting after Ireland win

Andy Farrell may be forced to change tack against Wales next weekend.

From The42 On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland? Tip The Scales

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland?

CJ Stander took the man-of-the-match award on a day when few Ireland players shone. Here’s our ratings but tell us what you think.

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