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# scotland - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?

Oct 8th 2020, 3:49 PM 18,988 Views 5 Comments

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in most of Scotland are to be barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks.

# scotland - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Pubs, cafés and restaurants in Scotland banned from selling alcohol indoors under new Covid restrictions
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Pubs, cafés and restaurants in Scotland banned from selling alcohol indoors under new Covid restrictions

Oct 7th 2020, 3:28 PM 18,979 Views 17 Comments

The new restrictions kick in for the Scots on Friday.

# scotland - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Former Ireland underage striker swaps Waterford for Scottish Premiership
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Former Ireland underage striker swaps Waterford for Scottish Premiership

Sep 23rd 2020, 3:26 PM 10,452 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Connor is set to join Ross County, Waterford FC has confirmed.

# scotland - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Social gatherings in Scotland limited to six people as Sturgeon announces raft of new restrictions
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Social gatherings in Scotland limited to six people as Sturgeon announces raft of new restrictions

Sep 10th 2020, 1:05 PM 35,095 Views 16 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister said no more than six people from two households should gather indoors or outside.

# scotland - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,084 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

# scotland - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Windsurfer rescued off coast of Scotland after being spotted by person with a telescope in their home
# Scotland
# Scotland

Windsurfer rescued off coast of Scotland after being spotted by person with a telescope in their home

Aug 29th 2020, 3:47 PM 81,274 Views 21 Comments

He was located 10 miles from Anstruther and six miles from his destination of Dunbar in East Lothian.

# scotland - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Shot-shy Rangers held to goalless draw by Livingston
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Shot-shy Rangers held to goalless draw by Livingston

Aug 16th 2020, 7:08 PM 8,847 Views 26 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s side missed the chance to move two points clear of Hibernian.

# scotland - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

Aug 15th 2020, 11:20 AM 13,580 Views 5 Comments

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

# scotland - Friday 14 August, 2020

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast
# North Ayrshire
# North Ayrshire

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast

Aug 14th 2020, 2:23 PM 39,475 Views 9 Comments

The teenager was praised for his quick actions.

# scotland - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Three people dead and six injured in train derailment in Aberdeenshire
# Scotland
# Scotland

Three people dead and six injured in train derailment in Aberdeenshire

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 4:45 PM 31,433 Views 4 Comments

Dozens of emergency service vehicles, including an air ambulance, were called to the scene this morning.

Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland?
# Scotland
# Scotland

Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland?

Aug 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,647 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s Department of Education said that it was “aware” of Scotland’s exam results being released.

# scotland - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 11th 2020, 9:03 PM 19,568 Views 0 Comments

An outbreak at Naas General Hospital, weekly testing at meat plants and the announcement of Joe Biden’s running mate.

Scotland to withdraw almost 125,000 results downgraded under 'calculated grades' process
# Miscalculation
# Miscalculation

Scotland to withdraw almost 125,000 results downgraded under 'calculated grades' process

Aug 11th 2020, 8:48 PM 17,966 Views 7 Comments

It emerged that the methodology disproportionately affected pupils from deprived backgrounds.

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks
# Medical Grounds
From The42
# Medical Grounds

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks

Aug 11th 2020, 1:05 PM 6,732 Views 8 Comments

Assistant coach Bryan Easson will step into the role for the remaining Six Nations matches and the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# scotland - Monday 10 August, 2020

'We did not get this right': Sturgeon apologises to pupils over downgraded exam results
# Scotland
# Scotland

'We did not get this right': Sturgeon apologises to pupils over downgraded exam results

Aug 10th 2020, 5:32 PM 33,241 Views 11 Comments

Pass rates for pupils in the most deprived data zones were reduced by 15.2% – for pupils from the most affluent backgrounds the reduction was 6.9%.

# scotland - Friday 7 August, 2020

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed
# Off
From The42
# Off

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 2:00 PM 11,338 Views 2 Comments

The First Minister said Dons players ‘blatantly broke’ coronavirus protocols when they spent Saturday night in a bar.

# scotland - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Lockdown restrictions to be reimposed on Aberdeen after coronavirus cluster
# Scotland
# Scotland

Lockdown restrictions to be reimposed on Aberdeen after coronavirus cluster

Aug 5th 2020, 12:55 PM 30,974 Views 34 Comments

All indoor and outdoor hospitality has been told to close by 5pm today.

# scotland - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

After 2-and-a-half years in Scotland, David McMillan makes Dundalk return
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

After 2-and-a-half years in Scotland, David McMillan makes Dundalk return

Jul 29th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,261 Views 1 Comment

The popular striker previously played for the Lilywhites between 2014 and 2017.

# scotland - Friday 3 July, 2020

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:34 PM 26,615 Views 10 Comments

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford accused the UK government of making an announcement and then trying to “work out” what they meant.

# scotland - Friday 26 June, 2020

Police in Glasgow say an incident in which a man was shot dead today is not being treated as terrorism
# Scotland
# Scotland

Police in Glasgow say an incident in which a man was shot dead today is not being treated as terrorism

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:35 PM 103,358 Views 34 Comments

A police officer is in a critical condition in hospital.

# scotland - Monday 22 June, 2020

Son of ex-Celtic boss Strachan replaces Duff as first-team coach
# Taking Over
From The42
# Taking Over

Son of ex-Celtic boss Strachan replaces Duff as first-team coach

Jun 22nd 2020, 6:07 PM 6,839 Views 5 Comments

Gavin Strachan joins the club after serving as assistant manager at Peterborough United.

# scotland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former Ireland midfielder in the frame to become next Bolton Wanderers manager
# Reid All About It
From The42
# Reid All About It

Former Ireland midfielder in the frame to become next Bolton Wanderers manager

Jun 16th 2020, 5:00 PM 29,057 Views 6 Comments

Steven Reid, who’s currently on the Scotland backroom staff, could succeed Keith Hill at Bolton.

# scotland - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August
# Road To Return
From The42
# Road To Return

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August

May 23rd 2020, 7:27 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

Celtic were crowned champions for a record-equalling ninth consecutive season as the Scottish Premiership campaign was declared over on Monday.

# scotland - Saturday 25 April, 2020

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19

Apr 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,442 Views 36 Comments

It is the 5th country in the world to pass the 20,000 mark.

# scotland - Sunday 5 April, 2020

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

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

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 10:10 PM 192,307 Views 106 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 4th 2020, 10:21 PM 4,085 Views 4 Comments

‘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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 30,799 Views 59 Comments

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
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:54 PM 109,838 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Mar 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 10,663 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital

Mar 16th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,878 Views 3 Comments

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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Mar 13th 2020, 3:31 PM 16,484 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 2:08 PM 62,301 Views 86 Comments

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

# scotland - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 12:15 PM 5,112 Views 8 Comments

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
# Scotland
# Scotland

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

Mar 10th 2020, 10:52 PM 17,401 Views 29 Comments

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
# Trial
# Trial

Alex Salmond trial over sexual assault accusations due to begin today

Mar 9th 2020, 8:10 AM 8,593 Views 0 Comments

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

# scotland - Sunday 8 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 9:50 PM 16,832 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 5:32 PM 36,119 Views 46 Comments

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

# scotland - Friday 6 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 6th 2020, 3:54 PM 5,084 Views 2 Comments

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

# scotland - Sunday 1 March, 2020

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

Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return

Mar 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 5,521 Views 1 Comment

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

# scotland - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 19th 2020, 1:57 PM 5,216 Views 0 Comments

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