Day: 6 September 2021

Glasgow Warriors blow as Ratu Tagive & Kiran McDonald suffer freak injuries

GLASGOW WARRIORS have lost two important members of their squad for the first few months of the 2021-22 season after winger Ratu Tagive and back-five forward Kiran McDonald both suffered freak injuries during Friday night’s pre-season match against Newcastle Falcons. Tagive will require surgery on a fractured cheek suffered when he collided with Falcons full-back …

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Scotch whisky giant fined £50,000 after engineer crushed in machine

A Scotch whisky giant has been fined £50,000 after an engineer was crushed by machinery in a “foreseeable accident”. Chivas Brothers Ltd, which makes Chivas Regal, last month admitted breaching health and safety laws at its bottling plant in Kilmalid, Dumbarton, after the incident on February 22 2017, said the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal …

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Livingston vs Celtic: Livi granted full capacity for Scottish Premiership clash

LIVINGSTON have been granted clearance to host a full capacity for their league match against Celtic this month. The club had a request approved by West Lothian Council to allow the whole of the Tony Macaroni Arena to be used when the teams meet on September 19. Livingston confirmed the news on the club website …

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Finance secretary Kate Forbes challenged by Tories after drawing a blank on figures

KATE FORBES has come under fire from Tory MPs for failing to get to grips with her figures. Ms Forbes, Scottish finance secretary, was appearing at a session of the Scottish Affairs Committee this afternoon when she was asked about how much the Scottish Government had spent so far on city and region growth deals. …

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Arthur’s Seat: Man appears in court charged with murder of Fawziyah Javed

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Afghanistan: Boris Johnson said UK will do ‘everything possible’ to help Afghans resettle

Boris Johnson has said the UK will do “everything possible” to help Afghans and others entitled to resettle in the UK. The Prime Minister said the UK’s obligation “lives on” to those who it has pledged to help leave Afghanistan. Mr Johnson confirmed that 311 people entitled to resettlement under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance …

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EICC: Mass vaccination centre in Edinburgh to close after eight months

A mass vaccination centre in Edinburgh is being closed after administering more than 250,000 doses. Vaccine teams at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre near Haymarket will deliver their final injections on September 19 after eight months of work, said NHS Lothian. The centre, which opened in February, has delivered a total of 131,897 first, and …

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