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Drastic cuts to Edinburgh front-line services to pay for Labour-LibDem tram...

TWO of Scotland’s leading economists warn that Edinburgh council’s decision to continue the tram project may well result in cuts in social care and...

The penis that roared : tiny insect is loudest creature on...

A tiny insect proves that size really doesn't matter - by using its penis to become the loudest creature on Earth. ...

Ground coffee helps prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s

Using mice bred to develop symptoms mimicking Alzheimer's disease, researchers at the University of South Florida found that caffeinated ground coffee offers protection against...

Sexual assault case against Strauss-Kahn collapsing

New York prosecutors accept new information undermines the credibility of the allegations of sexual assault by the 32-year-old maid against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former...

South Korea lifts whisky ban

SOUTH Korea has announced it is lifting import barriers against Scotch whisky. South Korea’s 20 per cent spirits import duty...

Independent Scotland could have afforded bank bail out

by G.A.Ponsonby An independent Scotland would have been able to cope with the collapse of the Bank of Scotland and Royal Bank of Scotland...

Crown Shenanigans

Last week in an initiative which has escaped the notice of the mainstream press the UK Chancellor George Osborne tabled a Sovereign Grant Bill...

Campaigners want end of RC schools to end bigotry shame

by Paula Murray A CONTROVERSIAL campaign has been launched to scrap state-funded Catholic schools in a bid to end Scotland’s sectarian shame, the Sunday Express has...

Newsnet economics brief: More than whisky needed to drive Scottish exports

ONE result of the austerity drive in Greece is that they are drinking less Scotch whisky. Greek taxes on spirits went up three times...

Newsnet Exclusive: The Liz Lochhead interview

Interview by Theresa Muñoz Image of Liz Lochhead by Iain ClarkScots Makar Liz Lochhead, is recovering from knee surgery. Despite the painkillers that make...