Scotland

Scotland

Hundreds quit Kirk over gay-clergy row

May 19, 2014

Hundreds of former members of the biggest Kirk congregation in the Western Isles defected to the Free Church of Scotland yesterday as the issue of gay clergy looked set to dominate another General Assembly.

Scotland

May 18, 2014

More than 5,000 people attended the Church of Scotland’s annual Heart and Soul festival in Edinburgh yesterday which featured a walkabout by Prince Edward and his wife Sophie.

Scotland

May 18, 2014

The Church of Scotland must draw inspiration from Pope Francis to try and arrest falling membership numbers and make it more relevant to society, it has been suggested.

Scotland

May 16, 2014

Church of Scotland members are under fresh pressure to reject proposals to allow congregations the freedom to appoint ministers in same-sex relationships.

Aberdeen

May 13, 2014

Barney Crockett has been ousted as leader of Aberdeen City Council. The decision was reached at a Labour group meeting last night. Education Convener Jenny Laing is expected to be named as his replacement tomorrow.

Scotland

Digital memorial to Great War soldiers

May 12, 2014

From nurses and doctors to ambulance drivers and soldiers, the bravery of millions of people who served during World War I is to be immortalised in a permanent digital memorial.

News

May 1, 2014

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be taking part in Gaelic Twitter Day 2014, today. Follow them @cne_siar

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

A90 Forth Road Bridge – High winds, All lanes restricted in both directions for up to 60 minutes http://t.co/fTjzj937As #TSIncident — Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) April 30, 2014

Aberdeen

April 30, 2014

An emergency weight restriction has been placed on a bridge near Kingussie following inspection. Highland Council said the B970 Ruthven Bridge will be restricted to vehicles under three tonnes.

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