Day: 23 September 2021

St Johnstone ace Shaun Rooney sets sights on third spot to add to cup success

WHILE St Johnstone will aim to defend their Premier Sports Cup crown vigorously as they return to Hampden for the semi-finals of the competition in November, Shaun Rooney has revealed another landmark the Saints want to tick off their list this season.  The defender scored the first goal in their 2-0 win at Dundee on …

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Edinburgh Rugby seal seven-figure stadium naming rights deal

Edinburgh will play their home matches at The DAM Health Stadium for the next five years as part of seven-figure naming-rights deal for the club’s recently opened venue on the back pitches at Murrayfield.  Doug Struth, the club’s managing director, has promised that the partnership will have a direct and significant impact on the club’s …

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Premier Sports Cup semi-final draw: Rangers to face Hibs, Celtic paired with Saints

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Sabrina Nessa: 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa, the Metropolitan Police said. Ms Nessa, 28, is suspected to have been murdered as she walked in south-east London, on what should have been a five-minute journey to a pub from her home, at around 8.30pm last Friday. The Metropolitan Police …

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Glasgow metro system and M8 garden included in £30bn ‘greenprint’

A £30 billion investment plan to transform Glasgow into a net zero city by 2030 has been revealed – less than 50 days before the city hosts the COP26 global climate conference. The ‘greentprint’ includes revived plans for a regional metro system and a garden being planted over the M8. The strategy features plans to …

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Dumfries: Unexplained death probe into human remains found

Human remains have been found in a burning car, sparking a police investigation into the unexplained death. Officers were called to a report of a car on fire near to Jocks Loaning, in the Lincluden area of Dumfries, at around 8.15am on Wednesday. Emergency services extinguished the fire, after which human remains were discovered in …

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UK minister criticised over climate denial tweets admits she did not understand issue

A UK Cabinet minister who was criticised over tweets denying climate change has admitted she did not understand the issue at the time. Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the new International Trade Secretary, said she had some “very scary science lessons” when she was energy minister.  She said climate change can be “catastrophic” and the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow …

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