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# 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 22,443 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 192,318 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 4,087 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 30,801 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 109,848 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 10,670 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 6,886 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 16,488 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 62,308 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 5,113 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 17,407 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 16,838 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 36,120 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 5,085 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 5,522 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 5,218 Views 0 Comments

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

# scotland - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 18th 2020, 8:07 AM 5,464 Views 6 Comments

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
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

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

Feb 16th 2020, 2:24 PM 20,546 Views 45 Comments

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

# scotland - Thursday 13 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 13th 2020, 8:55 AM 4,734 Views 9 Comments

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

# scotland - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 12th 2020, 10:26 PM 9,968 Views 20 Comments

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

# scotland - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 115,270 Views 25 Comments

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

# scotland - Monday 10 February, 2020

England send statement of intent in rescheduled, snowy Six Nations clash and knock Ireland off top spot
# Storm Warning
From The42
# Storm Warning

England send statement of intent in rescheduled, snowy Six Nations clash and knock Ireland off top spot

Feb 10th 2020, 3:47 PM 7,814 Views 1 Comment

The Red Roses are Ireland’s next opponents.

'I just want him back' - Scotland wing Maitland hoping for Russell's return
# News Of 10
From The42
# News Of 10

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

Feb 10th 2020, 2:37 PM 5,027 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bridge Too Far
# Bridge Too Far

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

Feb 10th 2020, 1:31 PM 27,108 Views 54 Comments

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 Finnished Article
From The42
# The Finnished Article

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

Feb 9th 2020, 1:42 PM 20,455 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 9th 2020, 1:00 PM 13,787 Views 14 Comments

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

# scotland - Saturday 8 February, 2020

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

England return to winning ways against Scotland and reclaim Calcutta Cup

Feb 8th 2020, 6:50 PM 13,204 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2020, 6:34 PM 7,594 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

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

# scotland - Thursday 6 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 6th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,120 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 6th 2020, 10:58 AM 16,868 Views 15 Comments

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

# scotland - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,935 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 8,663 Views 17 Comments

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

# scotland - Monday 3 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:15 AM 16,979 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:00 AM 8,425 Views 10 Comments

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

# scotland - Sunday 2 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 2nd 2020, 3:17 PM 31,712 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 2nd 2020, 11:32 AM 11,282 Views 14 Comments

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

# scotland - Saturday 1 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 1st 2020, 7:32 PM 17,235 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Quartet of injuries leave a sting after Ireland win

Feb 1st 2020, 7:24 PM 20,087 Views 38 Comments

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