Scotland

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Edinburgh school accused of discrimination by ex-spy is cleared
St George’s school asked to improve procedures after complaint from former MI6 mole within al-Qaida Aimen Dean

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

03, Feb, 2023 @1:42 PM

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Sunak tells Piers Morgan ‘biological sex matters’ – as it happened
Prime minister speaks in interview on TalkTV to mark his 100th day in office

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

02, Feb, 2023 @8:59 PM

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Up Helly Aa fire festival returns to Lerwick as women and girls take part for first time
Viking-inspired parade returns to Shetland after pandemic break as ban on female participation lifted

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, Jan, 2023 @8:08 PM

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Scottish ministers say they did not know trans rapist was put in women’s jail
Placing of transgender woman Isla Bryson in Cornton Vale caused outrage and led to review of all transgender inmates’ placings

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @8:05 PM

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Sheku Bayoh’s sister says police watchdog error meant family could not say goodbye
Kadi Johnson tells inquiry into Bayoh’s death in 2015 that postmortem was carried out before family viewed body

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @5:55 PM

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Heading West: A Story About a Band Called Shooglenifty review – fond tribute to a charismatic fiddler
The talent and sex appeal of the Scottish folk band’s late frontman Angus G Grant remembered in meandering documentary

Cath Clarke

31, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Rare ‘mother of pearl’ clouds spotted over Scotland
Iridescent clouds formed of ice crystals are usually found in extremely cold air above polar regions

Ian Sample Science editor

30, Jan, 2023 @4:28 PM

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Scotland says transgender prisoners with violent pasts will not go to women’s jails
Justice secretary pauses transfer of all transgender prisoners after outrage about rapist Isla Bryson being sent to all-female prison

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

29, Jan, 2023 @6:11 PM

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Firefighter dies after battling blaze at Jenners building in Edinburgh
Barry Martin, 38, was one of five firefighters taken to hospital after fire at historic Edinburgh building

Jane Clinton

27, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Trans rapist prison case ‘must not lead to blanket rule’, says campaign group
Scottish Trans and Nicola Sturgeon say decisions must be made on case-by-case basis

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @5:20 PM

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Why Scotland’s gender reform bill is sparking concern over trans prisoner policies
Analysts warn of legal challenges if bill makes inmates’ access to gender recognition certificates easier – though jail allocation is decided case by case

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @5:37 PM

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Celtic cool or Scots cosplay? Alan Cumming’s strong looks on US Traitors assessed
Each week the show’s Scottish host adds to the drama with his elaborate tartan outfits – a fashion historian gives his verdict on their faithfulness

Chloe Mac Donnell

26, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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