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Articles from The Scotsman Online (June 4, 2020)

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'Creative accountancy': How Jim McLean - and others - were unlikely saviours of Hibs as Wallace Mercer circled; David Duff explains how Dundee United chief played his part in staving off takeover. Alan Pattullo 1171
12 famous faces who follow Celtic; There are a whole host of famous faces who count Celtic as their team. Gary Flockhart 680
A green man revolution is coming to Edinburgh and Glasgow - Alastair Dalton; It started as "pop-up" cycle lanes and widened pavements to give riders and walkers more space in these physically-distanced times. Alastair Dalton 807
Alok Sharma: is it safe for MPs to attend Parliament as business secretary becomes ill with suspected coronavirus? Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus, after he became visibly unwell in the House of Commons the day after voting on a bill; Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for coronavirus, after he became visibly unwell in the House of Commons the day after voting on a bill. Claire Schofield 717
American actor traces Scottish ancestor in 'spine tingling' discovery; A late-night online trawl of a Scottish art collection delivered a 'spine tingling' result for an American actor searching for his roots. Alison Campsie 654
Baftas 2020: full list of nominations and when this year's awards ceremony will be on TV; The nominations for this year's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards have been announced, with hit shows like Chernobyl and The Crown leading the field. Alex Nelson 1007
Barack Obama speech: what the former US president said about Black Lives Matter protests and police reforms after George Floyd's death; Former US President Barack Obama has spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign, following the recent killing of African American George Floyd. Claire Schofield 558
Black Lives Matter: Bruce Springsteen calls for new civil rights movement in America; Bruce Springsteen dedicated the opening song of his "Bruce Springsteen: From His Home, To Yours" radio series in memory of the late George Floyd who was unlawfully killed by a US police officer. Katharine Hay 263
Car dealership Lookers, with branches across Scotland, to cut 1,500 jobs; The company runs seven outlets in Scotland. Rachel Mackie 242
Claustrophobic film of a day in the life at home in lockdown Edinburgh wins industry award; A claustrophobic cinematic record of the reality of working from home in lockdown Edinburgh has won a major film industry award. Brian Ferguson 646
Covid-19: How UK is helping North Sea Oil industry - Kwasi Kwarteng; The North Sea oil industry will emerge from the coronavirus crisish to play a leading role in the clean growth economy for years to come, writes UK energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng. Kwasi Kwarteng 699
Crime in Scotland down by a fifth during COVID lockdown; Crime in Scotland has plunged by almost a fifth during the first full month of Coronavirus lockdown, official figures have revealed. Scott Macnab 531
Crossbar broken and turf as souvenirs: Wembley belongs to the Tartan Army on this day in 1977; Scotland beat England 2-1 to retain British Championship title. 318
Crossbar broken and turf as souvenirs: Wembley belongs to the Tartan Army on this day in 1977; Scotland beat England 2-1 to retain British Championship title. 477
Dan Carter back in Super Rugby as Blues confirm signing of World Cup-winning stand-off; New Zealand great says he will need some time to prepare and reach match fitness. STEVE McMORRAN 590
Does hay fever make you cough? Signs and symptoms explained - and how to tell them apart from coronavirus; As the weather gets warmer and summer approaches, hay fever sufferers are having to cope with more pollen in the air. Rhona Shennan Disease/Disorder overview 584
Edinburgh tram inquiry has now taken longer than building the line; THE public inquiry into Edinburgh's troubled tram project has now lasted longer than the contractors took to build the line itself. Ian Swanson 963
Face masks may become mandatory in Scotland says Nicola Sturgeon; Face coverings could become mandatory in shops and public transport to drive down the spread of Coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Scott Macnab 254
German prosecutors believe that Madeleine McCann is dead; Madeleine went missing from Praia da Luz in Algarve in 2007 when she was three years old. Katherine Hay and Rachel Mackie 554
Going the extra mile to help 'distressed' sellers - David Alexander comment; Residential property vendors, whose sales seem likely to have been brought to an abrupt halt by Covid-19, must feel like they have been caught out in a game of "pass the parcel" - although this time it is not being played for laughs. David Alexander 865
Half of workers do not want to return to office after lockdown; Only half of workers are keen to return to the office after the Coronavirus lockdown is over, studies have found, with many claiming that home working will become the "new normal". Jane Bradley 839
Hearts management and players face 14-day quarantine when they return to Edinburgh; Daniel Stendel set to miss start of training after he arrives back from Germany. BARRY ANDERSON 496
Hearts will watch French court case with interest; Lyon in legal bid to reverse decision to cancel the rest of the French season. GRAHAM BEAN and JEROME PUGMIRE 986
Honda CR-V Hybrid review; Minor cosmetic upgrades hide a significant shift under the skin of this family SUV. Matt Allan 817
Iain McMenemy: Philanthropist's cash must not be swallowed by Premiership; The offer of a multi-million pound donation is incredible and must be used for the good of all the game. IAIN McMEMENY 945
John Boyega speech: what the Star Wars actor said at Hyde Park Black Lives Matter protest - and why he's been called a "hero"; The Star Wars actor joined Black Lives Matter demonstrations in London. Finlay Greig 1014
Jurys and Leonardo hotel group eyes reopening of its 11 Scottish sites; Hotel group Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland has stressed that it still aims to bring its Nyx brand to Edinburgh after announcing a new customer commitment charter in preparation for reopening its hotels in Scotland in the coming weeks. Emma Newlands 730
Madeleine McCann: Police say other people will have 'concrete knowledge' of disappearance; Madeleine went missing while on holiday with her family in 2007. Scotsman Reporter 1137
Meghan Markle's speech to pupils at LA high school in light of George Floyd protests; Here is the transcript of the Duchess of Sussex's video address to leavers at the Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles. Scotsman reporter 899
Nicola Sturgeon denies 'second failure' over care home deaths; Nicola Sturgeon has been forced to defend her government's Covid-19 testing policy after she was accused of failing care homes "all over again" and the latest coronavirus statistics showed that deaths in residential homes had outstripped those in hospitals for the first time. Gina Davidson 885
Nicola Sturgeon: 'Sometimes hard not to conclude Donald Trump is racist'; Nicola Sturgeon has said "sometimes it's hard not to conclude" Donald Trump is racist after being asked about his handling of George Floyd's death. Douglas Barrie 801
Nine further Covid-19 deaths brings Scottish Government total to 2,395; Nine people in Scotland have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Scottish Government. Gary Flockhart 276
Outdoor nurseries remain closed as managers seek clarification over government guidance; Outdoor nurseries in Scotland have united in a decision to remain closed this week - despite government lockdown easing which allowed them to welcome children back. Jane Bradley 1035
Rangers MD Stewart Robertson hints at "small crowds" when Premiership season kicks off; Ibrox chief has not given up hope of some fans being at games. Sports Desk 530
Rangers MD Stewart Robertson hints at "small crowds" when Premiership season kicks off; Ibrox chief has not given up hope of some fans being at games. Sports Desk 366
Scotland's chief nursing officer warns of 'distress' of separating care home residents with dementia from 'reminders of their previous lives'; Scotland's chief nursing officer said care home staff face an "incredibly difficult" choice in removing residents with dementia from their rooms in order to minimise the spread of Covid-19, stressing that they risked being "disrupted" and separated from the "reminders" of their life. Martyn Mclaughlin 593
Scots anti-racism protesters told to avoid weekend 'mass gatherings' by Humza Yousaf; Scotland's Justice Secretary has urged Scots to stay away from "mass gatherings" this weekend as the Black Lives Matter campaign plans a series of protests. Scott Macnab 596
Scottish backpacker tells of dream holiday in lockdown on Galapagos Islands; A backpacker who found himself stranded on the idyllic Galapagos Islands when the lockdown kicked in has spoken about his trip of a lifetime. Caitlyn Dewar 392
Scottish children's charity warns it will run out of money by end of month; Aberlour charity provides grants to Scotland's most vulnerable families. Scotsman Reporter 617
Strictly distancing: dance judge Shirley Ballas says TV show can go on amid Covid-19; Ballroom dancer and television show judge Shirley Ballas has suggested that Strictly Come Dancing could return to screens with contestants "distancing dancing" as lockdown measures are eased. Ilona Amos 444
This 16 bedroom castle for sale in the Highlands comes with its own private islands; We've all fantasised about living in our very own castle - perhaps with our own private island to relax upon as well. Rhona Shennan 463
This is why you might hear RAF planes flying over Edinburgh today; They are not connected with the UK's fight against coronavirus. Katharine Hay 152
Tourism chief blasts 'terrible' behaviour of Scots who flouted lockdown rules at beauty spots; The figurehead of Scottish tourism has condemned the "terrible" behaviour of Scots who flouted the lockdown rules at beauty spots last weekend. Brian Ferguson 967
Toyota Corolla review - hybrid hatchback has a point to prove; One of the oldest names in motoring is back, carrying with it heritage and expectation. Matt Allan 1043
Travel wishlist, Scotland on Sunday - Drive the North Coast 500; After lockdown get your kicks on the highway north. Lisa Young Travel narrative 1458
UK car sales: worst performance since 1952; Car showrooms have been closed for May, but limited deliveries of vehicles ordered online could take place. Scotsman Reporter 495
Wanderer Tony Watt happy to settle at Motherwell; Striker insists reputation for failing to settle is unfair. ANDREW SMITH 1091
What is 2nd degree murder? Derek Chauvin sentence explained - and Tou Thao, Thomas Lane and J Alexander Kueng charges; The four police officers involved in George Floyd's death have now been charged. Finlay Greig 431
When the looting starts the shooting starts: meaning and history of Donald Trump's Twitter threat amid Black Lives Matter protests; At the end of May, Twitter placed a "public interest notice" on a post from Donald Trump about protests in the US city of Minneapolis. Alex Nelson 690
Why do birds sing early in the morning? The dawn chorus explained - and the species you can listen out for; With many of us working from home, you might have noticed birdsong in the morning more often that you normally would. Rhona Shennan 602
Why the Highlands is suddenly a property hotspot - Bill Jamieson; The switch to working from home during the coronavirus lockdown is making many people think of relocating to the countryside, writes Bill Jamieson. Bill Jamieson 924
Why we must not let lockdown become habit-forming - leader comment; Just as the public largely trusted politicians over the coronavirus lockdown, we must show some faith as the restrictions are eased. Scotsman Leader Comment 620

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