Day: 13 September 2021

What were Dom McKay’s Celtic plans before shock Parkhead exit

DOM McKay’s appointment was, along with Ange Postecoglou’s, described as the beginning of a “new chapter” at Celtic. Club chairman Ian Bankier unveiled the duo to the media in June saying: “When you’re hunting for gemstones patience is a virtue”. However, just months on McKay has already vacated his role as club chief executive with …

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Pasting in Parma leaves Scotland with mountain to climb for World Cup qualification

THIS heavy defeat in sunny Parma has left Bryan Easson’s Scotland’s side with a mountain to climb in their quest to reach a first World Cup since 2010. They must now defeat Spain this coming Sunday and Ireland the following Saturday to keep alive their dream of playing in New Zealand next October. It is …

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Andrew Neil appears on GB News as commentator hours after quitting

The veteran broadcaster joined Nigel Farage’s programme on Monday evening, following the announcement of his change in job at the fledgling channel. Mr Neil appeared for a discussion on China’s influence in British universities, warning it was a concern. Farage said Mr Neil would appear on GB News regularly and at the end of their chat told …

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Scots councils accomodating Afghan refugees to receive £20,000 per person

COUNCILS which take in Afghan refugees who flee to the UK will receive £20,000 per person to help them settle in their new homes. Home Office minister Victoria Atkins told MPs that local authorities would be given a “substantial” sum to help those who have fled the Taliban regime. The policy, which applies across the UK, will …

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Recordings reveal string of apparent sexist and racist slurs by a young Michael Gove

MICHAEL Gove made racist and sexist remarks and joked about paedophilia, new recordings appear to show. The Cabinet Office minister made a series of below the belt jibes during speeches at the Cambridge Union while he was in his 20s. The Independent has published details of the comments which they say came to light in  recordings …

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Aidan Pilkington: £8500 for family of Glasgow teenager after Crow Road death

THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised for a tragic teenager killed after being struck by a car in Glasgow. Aidan Pilkington, 18, has been confirmed as the teenager fatally struck down on Crow Road in the early hours of Saturday. The teenager was taken to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Colleagues …

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