MALAYSIAN police have started a sweep of the terminal at Kuala Lumpur's airport where North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half-brother was killed to check for possible traces of the toxic chemical suspected to have been used in the attack.
High winds, icy conditions and snow are predicted to hit parts of the UK as Storm Ewan sweeps across Ireland.
The head of Theresa May's policy unit has defended changes to disability benefits by suggesting the money should go to "really disabled people" rather than those who are "taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety".
Iran's former hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a 3,500-word letter to US president Donald Trump that applauds immigration and says it shows "the contemporary US belongs to all nations".
Theresa May will not back down in her battle with the House of Lords over Parliament getting a veto on the final Brexit deal despite a Tory rebellion threatening a defeat for the Government, the Conservative Party chairman has said.
Five people have been left in hospital after they were run over by a car in London.
An investigation into the sudden death of a man in Perth is now being treated as suspicious, police say.
IT'S the children's table football game that had become an obsession for a generation of Scots, and men have never forgotten.
IT'S the post-pub favourite which some claimed is a poor dietery choice but is now being claimed as a British institution with politicians including the Prime Minister queuing up to be associated with it.
YOU can look at the circumstances that lead to a coach force-feeding his youngsters into the team in two ways. In one, it can be proof of how desperate things have become that he is having to drain the Academy to fill the first-team pool. In another…
SOMETIME over the next day or two, Richard Cockerill will sit down and analyse the recording of Edinburgh’s dispiriting 18-17 defeat on Friday night. After he does, he might be tempted to ring up the SRU and ask them to tear up the head coach…
SCOTLAND women’s head coach Shade Munro believes his side have the ability and confidence to kick on after their first Six Nations win for seven years on Friday night.
AFTER being left deflated at sea level in Florida, Russell Knox heads to this week’s inaugural WGC-Mexico Championship buoyed at the thought of teeing-up a mile-and-a-half high in Mexico City.
MAYBE there was no other way to do it. Maybe the story of Leicester City winning the Premier League in 2015-16 was always going to be so unlikely, treated as somewhere between fairy tale and twilight zone, that the manager’s departure would be
TOM Sermanni, the Glaswegian who has been head coach of the Australian women’s team (twice) and the United States, will not be Anna Signeul’s successor.
WHITE House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that President Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House…
WE’RE in for a busy racing week in Scotland and the action starts with a valuable card at Ayr tomorrow. I notice Mike Smith has a few entries and he could be worth following now his Galston yard has hit peak form.
THE Olympic Games was a great experience for Scottish diver Grace Reid and she will be hoping to progress further this week as she makes her debut at the Fina/NVC Diving World Series in China.
IN my 21 years in the drinks trade, I’ve never been asked to suggest a wine match for a dropped scone. So, instead of wrestling the Scotch pancake direct, I thought I’d look at what is fast becoming a contender for Scotland’s new national…
THE streets of Namche were thronged with climbers, porters and tourists, and Vicky Jack was in her element, relishing the excitement of being here – on her way to Everest at last, 50 years after the first ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing…
MANY Scots are introduced to baking at home, when helping their mothers and grandmothers to make drop scones. These dainty Scotch pancakes, as they’re also known, are easy to make and there is nothing quite like the taste experience of biting into…
The Newport Restaurant
MIRANDA Sawyer first realised she might be going through a midlife crisis at the age of 44. She was working on her laptop in the kitchen, marvelling at her baby daughter, when it occurred to her: “By the time you’re 18, I will be 60.”
THE metal door clangs shut, plunging the tiny, miserable space I have just entered into inky darkness. I am imprisoned in a cell buried below an old “boozing-ken” close to the Old Bailey – “the great theatre of crime and punishment” –…
Yuki Chan In Brontë Country by Mick Jackson (Faber & Faber, £7.99)
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time
Patriots Day (15)
IT is lunchtime in a busy Glasgow restaurant, where Morven Christie and Vicky McClure are chatting like old friends catching up, their loud peals of laughter carrying across the room.
At our gym Everyday Athlete healthy eating is important. When coaching our nutrition clients, we find they crave carbohydrates that are loaded with sugars. The most common culprits include white bread, cereals, doughnuts, cookies and indeed anything…
Scotland and lochs are synonymous. Those huge deep primordial stretches of water that divide the land, reflect the hillsides and sparkle in the sun characterise who we are, and how we are perceived, at home and abroad.
Today leading doctors' association BMA Scotland becomes the latest organisation to back the Sunday Herald’s campaign for new legislation to tackle drug-driving. The horrific toll of drug-driving in Scotland was revealed earlier this month, by an…
In December, Audit Scotland published a report that should worry everyone with an interest in the future of policing.
A YEAR out from the Winter Olympics the teams that earned half of Britain’s medals last time around could not have made their intentions of being in Pyeonchang any clearer as Team Muirhead and Team Murdoch added to their formidable title hauls at…
Three people were injured in the German city of Heidelberg after a man drove a vehicle into a central pedestrian square.
French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon is facing a full judicial inquiry over jobs he gave to his wife and two of his children, casting new doubt on the viability of his candidacy.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 93rd birthday surrounded by thousands of supporters in a defiant show of strength after nearly four decades in power.
DOCTORS’ leaders have urged the introduction of new legislation to tackle drug-driving in Scotland and prevent lives being put at risk.
IT'S the post-pub favourite seen as the ultimate in bad diet choices - but the humble, or is that hideous, kebab is now being claimed as a great British institution.
THE BBC has gone to war with ticket touts while warning that fans buying resold briefs for a major music festival in Glasgow at up to 30 times their face value will be barred.
WHEN Scotland's transport minister made an emergency statement to Holyrood last November, admitting that the nation's railways were not "up to scratch", it was for many a new low for a train network already beset by crisis.
There’s a scene in Trainspotting 2 in which Sick Boy and Renton go on a pickpocketting rampage in a Scottish loyalist club only to find their exit barred by a tattooed heavy who accuses them of being outsiders. They are forced to take the stage to…
WHEN US Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin arrived for Donald Trump's inauguration, he had on his arm his fiancée, an eye-catching blonde clad entirely in white. At his swearing in ceremony at the Oval Office a month later, there she was…
JEREMY Corbyn will use his speech to Scottish Labour's conference today to set out plans to revive the party in the wake of the "deeply disappointing" by-election defeat at the hands of the Tories in Copeland.
SOMEWHERE in Glasgow – or perhaps further afield? – there's an 18-year-old whose name includes all the names of the Rangers team. Not just any Rangers team, either. This was the Rangers of 1999, the domestic treble winners, of Lorenzo Amoruso,…