Oil Industry Wants You To Foot Their Decommissioning Bill

by Alex Docherty Oil and Gas Firms could be getting Tax breaks worth almost £13 billion – to help them with the cost of decommissioning platforms in the North Sea.  The Government may also miss out on over £11 billion worth of revenue, because of the removal of platforms and infrastructure reducing operators’ taxable profits. The decommissioning of oil and gas platforms in the North … Continue reading Oil Industry Wants You To Foot Their Decommissioning Bill

Formula E Takes to the Streets of Santiago

By Sarah Peddie After two thrilling races already in the series, Formula E is taking to the streets of Santiago for the third round of the 2018-19 season. Two weeks ago, the Marrakesh EPrix gave us an action packed race full of madness where Mahindra driver Jerome D’Ambrosio won the race by 0.143 seconds, the closest ever finish to a Formula E race. Robin Frijns … Continue reading Formula E Takes to the Streets of Santiago

Paris Wins 79th Hahnenkamm Downhill

By Sandrine Wyrich Italian skier Dominik Paris won the biggest ski race in the world on the Streif slope in Kitzbuhel for the third time in his career. The 79th edition of the race on Mount Hahnenkamm featured thrilling action and it was one of the pre-race favourites that came out on top. Expected heavy snowfall forced the organisers to reschedule the biggest and most dangerous … Continue reading Paris Wins 79th Hahnenkamm Downhill

No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

By Scott McLeod A no-deal Brexit would be damaging to Scotland’s economy and public finances, a Holyrood committee has warned. In a unanimous, cross-party report, the Finance and Constitution Committee said the UK leaving the EU without a deal is not in Scotland’s national interest. https://www.parliament.scot/S5_Finance/Reports/Budget_Report_201920_-_FINAL.pdf The report warns Scotland’s finances are exposed to volatility and risk through the operation of the fiscal framework – … Continue reading No Deal Hinders Scotland’s Economy

Chelsea beat Tottenham 5-4 on penalties

By Jacob Toland Chelsea sealed their place in the Carabao Cup final last night by defeating Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 on penalties after the two-legged affair finished 2-2. Maurizio Sarri hopes Chelsea have overcome their motivational issues after advancing to the Carabao Cup final at the expense of Tottenham. Sarri criticised his players’ poor performance at Arsenal and singled out Eden Hazard as “not a leader” on the … Continue reading Chelsea beat Tottenham 5-4 on penalties

SNP member teacher blasts the Scottish Government’s record on education

By Jack Ewing   In a letter to the First Minister, published in the Scottish Education Journal, a teacher from Fife criticised the Scottish government saying that he saw ‘little evidence’ of education being a top priority for the government. Dean Scott, from Fife, said the government was using education as a ‘bargaining chip’ and for ‘political point scoring’. Scott, who is an SNP member, … Continue reading SNP member teacher blasts the Scottish Government’s record on education

Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

by Kenny Boag. Rangers lost 2-1 to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Wednesday night. A  Rangers  bound Jordan Jones, 66 minute winner was enough to see off Gerrard’s Rangers team that included veteran signings Jermaine Defoe and Steven Davies.   There was a feel good factor for many Rangers fans heading into the game against 3rd placed Kilmarnock. The team had finished the first half … Continue reading Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

Kilmarnock FC 2018/19 season so far

By Marc Birch and Lewis Walker Kilmarnock Football Club have enjoyed a successful start to the 2018/19 Scottish Premiership season. Leading them to an unexpected title challenge, in the current campaign. However, with winger Jordan Jones signing a pre-contract agreement with Rangers to join them at the end of the season, and man in form Greg Stewart being recalled from his loan spell by parent … Continue reading Kilmarnock FC 2018/19 season so far

Auchinleck Talbot v Ayr Utd Preview

By Jacob Toland Video presented by George Connolly Ayr United travel to Auchinleck Talbot in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup this weekend in an Ayrshire derby. The tie marks the first time that the two clubs have met at this level and the television cameras will be there to record the historic occasion. Ayr will go into the game as favourites with Ian … Continue reading Auchinleck Talbot v Ayr Utd Preview