News

“All about the football”: Taking a look at the women’s game in Scotland

Women have long toiled to be recognised in the football world, but the tide is finally turning in their favour. Women’s football has been around longer than you might expect. The first ever male international football match – Scotland versus … [Read More...]

Leith Chooses funding allocated

  Leith Chooses has only been able to award a small amount of good causes this year after their government funding was pulled, leaving a pool of just £44,000 be distributed. Leith is the most densely populated area in Scotland with charities and … [Read More...]

Today’s international news: March 8th

Luka Kenyon brings today's international stories from across the globe.   … [Read More...]

Today’s national news: March 8th

Luka Kenyon brings today's top national stories from across the UK. To check out Ryan Traynor's article on the Mary Queen of Scots documents click here. … [Read More...]

May’s Brexit speech – as it happened

May delivers Brexit speech in Grimsby, a town in which the majority voted leave. May begins by stating that Brexit “belongs to the whole country.” The PM states that the Brexit deal will allow us to “build stronger communities” and will mean growth … [Read More...]

Review: This week in Brexit

David Paul gives us a round-up of a few big Brexit topics this week: https://youtu.be/9JLGQ8N6Hkg If you would like to see more news surrounding Brexit, visit our Brexit section here. … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category




Arts and Culture

Best female video game characters

Videogames used to be the home of the overly muscled, hyper-macho hero. Nowadays, girls have someone to look up to in games as well. Read below for six of our favourite female characters. Aloy - Horizon Zero Dawn Although video games have come a … [Read More...]

Top 8 female directors

Yet again there was an absence of female directors in this year's major awards ceremonies nominations. Apart from Kathryn Bigelow's 2009 Academy Award Best Director win for her film, The Hurt Locker, female directors have largely been neglected from … [Read More...]

Making a console: Nintendo’s and Nintendon’ts

  The Nintendo Switch is ready to reach the 2000 game threshold, but where does it go from there?  It's such a little piece of hardware, slightly bigger than a phone, smaller than most tablets but it packs a punch. It runs reasonably … [Read More...]

Mary Queen of Scots documents uncovered after almost 100 years

It's International Women's Day and one unlikely woman is in the lime light this year. A group of documents believed to have been signed by Mary Queen of Scots have been uncovered after sitting in storage since 1920. The handwritten documents give … [Read More...]

Keith Flint: A retrospective

The music world was left reeling this week as the unexpected and tragic news of Keith Flint’s passing made waves around the world. The Prodigy singer, just 49 years old, died at an unspecific time over the weekend of March 2nd. Reportedly taking his … [Read More...]

Podcast: Our favourite female characters

In this podcast, Liam Mackay, Bryce Arthur, Jade du Preez and Olivia Hill discuss their favourite favourite female characters in film. You can also check out our movie and TV news round-up here! … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category




Sport

Ross County’s Mullin excited by season so far – Podcast

  Flying high at the top of the Scottish Championship, Ross County have turned their fortunes around this season after last year's relegation from the Premiership. One of the team's shining players this season, Josh Mullin speaks exclusively … [Read More...]

Jonny Gray set to make 50th cap for Scotland

Glasgow Warriors lock, Jonny Gray will start against Wales on Saturday and will join an illustrious club of players who have racked up a half century of caps for Scotland rugby team. The 24-year-old made his first full debut for the national side … [Read More...]

Scotland welcome Grand Slam chasers Wales to the capital – The Six Nations Preview Show

Following back to back defeats in this Six Nations Championship, Scotland prepare for their last home match of the tournament against Grand Slam chasers, Wales. With Scotland at terms with themselves out of the running to win the competition, … [Read More...]

Levein’s “fingers crossed” over Naismith’s injury

Hearts star striker Steven Naismith has been ruled out for 10 weeks after requiring surgery on his knee. He was substituted in a 2-1 defeat to Celtic last weekend in what would turn out to be his second major setback of this season. He goes for his … [Read More...]

Hearts sign former Leeds left back Aidy White

Heart of Midlothian have bolstered their squad with the addition of former Leeds United and Barnsley left back Aidy White. White, a free agent, had been on the radar of manager Craig Levein for over a year, and signed a contract this afternoon that … [Read More...]

Scotland aiming for first Six Nations win

Scotland will look to pick up their first win of the 2019 Women's Six Nations when they host Wales at Scotstoun tonight. Shade Munro's side have lost three out of three so far this campaign, but the match against Wales presents a realistic chance … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category

International

Today’s international news: March 8th

Luka Kenyon brings today's international stories from across the globe.   … [Read More...]

BREAKING: ‘Strong but unconfirmed reports’ IS bride’s baby has died

The lawyer for IS bride Shamima Begum has said there is 'strong but as yet unconfirmed reports' that her baby son has died.  The 19-year-old Islamic State bride and her newborn son Jarrah had been living in a Syrian refugee camp after she had her … [Read More...]

Virgin Atlantic drops mandatory make-up requirement

Today (March 8th) is International Women’s Day, a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. Travel giant Virgin Atlantic have removed their mandatory requirement that all female cabin crew must wear make-up whilst on duty. Female cabin crew … [Read More...]

Indian Pilot released by Pakistan

A pilot from the Indian Air Force has been released by the Pakistani government after having been captured on Wednesday. This is amid the ongoing tensions between Pakistan and India that have resulted in Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's plane … [Read More...]

BREAKING: US offers $1 million reward for Bin Laden’s son

The USA government is offering $1 million for help locating Osama Bin Laden's son, Hamza Bin Laden. He is believed to be emerging as a key leader of the Islamist military group, Al-Quaeda, and the US state department are offering a reward for … [Read More...]

Today’s international news: March 1st

Rory Hill brings us today's international stories. … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category

Features

“All about the football”: Taking a look at the women’s game in Scotland

Women have long toiled to be recognised in the football world, but the tide is finally turning in their favour. Women’s football has been around longer than you might expect. The first ever male international football match – Scotland versus … [Read More...]

Making a console: Nintendo’s and Nintendon’ts

  The Nintendo Switch is ready to reach the 2000 game threshold, but where does it go from there?  It's such a little piece of hardware, slightly bigger than a phone, smaller than most tablets but it packs a punch. It runs reasonably … [Read More...]

The 158-year-long battle for abortion rights in Northern Ireland

This year, as with years gone by, International Women’s Day is a chance for women in Northern Ireland to remind the world that reproductive rights are still not a given in all parts of the UK. A lot has changed for women in the United Kingdom in … [Read More...]

The tattered legacy of Michael Jackson

Paul Sinclair, David Paul, Olivia Otigbah and Luka Kenyon discuss the controversial Michael Jackson documentary "Leaving Neverland", which aired last night in the UK. They discuss the allegations, what the film means for Jackson, and his … [Read More...]

Degendering nursing

This International Women’s Day, nurses of every gender will be working to save lives, showing us how both men and women are vital to the world of nursing. Many students have endured 12-hour shifts working behind a bar or serving stuck-up people at … [Read More...]

Podcast: Our favourite female characters

In this podcast, Liam Mackay, Bryce Arthur, Jade du Preez and Olivia Hill discuss their favourite favourite female characters in film. You can also check out our movie and TV news round-up here! … [Read More...]

More Posts from this Category