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Articles from The Scotsman Online (November 1, 2020)

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'Another win for the BIG club in a BIG game', 'Cup games not about performance... you need to be ruthless': Ex-players have say on Hearts win over Hibs in Scottish Cup semi-final; Fans had their say but former players, and opponents, of Hearts and Hibs chimed in on the result at Hampden yesterday. David Oliver 393
'Around 100' Dundee youths aim fireworks at police in 'large-scale disturbance'; A group of around 100 youths aimed fireworks at police officers in Dundee during a "large-scale disturbance" on Saturday night. Gary Flockhart 226
'Foolish' to rule out Scotland national lockdown says John Swinney; The deputy first minister has said it would be "foolish" for the Scottish government to rule out following England and Boris Johnson into a second nationwide lockdown. Conor Matchett 571
'That's a POWERFUL looking team': Rangers fans react to line-up against Kilmarnock; Rangers made four changes to the team which took three points at home against Livingston - and five to the side which saw off Lech Poznan in midweek. David Oliver 176
'Titles are won at Kilmarnock': Rangers fans react to moving nine points clear in the SPFL Premiership; A 15th clean sheet of the season, a victory and a healthy advantage in the SPFL Premiership table had Rangers fans pleased on social media after the match against Kilmarnock. David Oliver 395
A message to Scotland from Malawi ahead of COP26; I'm told that in Scotland it rains a lot. Here in Malawi, where I'm from, we can spend long, hard months praying for rain that never comes. When it does, the consequences can be devastating, as we discovered to our peril 18 months ago when Malawi was devastated by flooding associated with Cyclone Idai. Linga Mihowa 529
Aberdeen talisman Lewis Ferguson tipped to succeed Scott Brown and Celtic and emulate Rangers hero; The all-round attributes of Aberdeen's Lewis Ferguson mean he is good enough to succeed Scott Brown at Celtic and have a career as stellar as his uncle, Barry Ferguson, who earned 15 winners' medals and captained both Rangers and Scotland. Andrew Smith 464
Body found in search for Scottish woman, 31, reported missing; A body has been found during a search for a Scottish woman who was reported missing from her home this weekend. Katharine Hay 171
Boy, 12, suffers broken leg after hit-and-run in South Lanarkshire; A 12-year-old boy has suffered a broken leg in a hit-and-run in South Lanarkshire. Gary Flockhart 224
Call for new 'pub relief' scheme to save businesses; The Chancellor is being urged to reform alcohol duty and 'help save pubs' all over Britain. Alexander Brown 624
Celtic planning talks with associations over Covid-19 fears in forthcoming international break; Celtic will hold talks with national associations as they seek to avoid the chaos that ensued for them from the last international break. Andrew Smith 387
Celtic winger James Forrest to have ankle surgery as Kristoffer Ajer awaits scan results; Celtic winger James Forrest will require surgery on the ankle stress fracture that has sidelined him for the past month, his manager Neil Lennon has revealed. Andrew Smith 408
Clearer picture of which Covid-19 vaccines are 'safe and effective' expected in December; Hopes for a Covid-19 vaccine could be given a boost in December, a public health expert has said. Conor Matchett 442
Concerns growing for 74-year-old woman reported missing from Scottish leisure park; A vulnerable pensioner has been reported missing from a leisure park in Scotland. Katharine Hay 205
Corbyn must be shown the door if Labour is to see a revival - Euan McColm; Among the countless entertaining delusions afflicting supporters of Jeremy Corbyn is their belief that, after leading Labour to a catastrophic defeat in last December's general election, he should have remained in his post. Euan McColm 906
Coronavirus in Scotland: Six further deaths and another 1,148 positive cases in past 24 hours; A further six people have died from Covid-19 in Scotland in the past 24 hours, while another 1,148 positive cases have been recorded. Gary Flockhart 202
Derek McInnes: Aberdeen were 'spooked' by Celtic's first half display in semi-final defeat; Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes claims his side were "spooked" by Celtic's first half play in their Scottish Cup semi-final defeat at Hampden. Matthew Elder 326
Devi Sridhar: 'Boris Johnson's Covid-19 summer strategy has failed with England facing a groundhog situation'; One of Nicola Sturgeon's most trusted scientific advisers has said England is in a "groundhog situation" as its summer Covid-19 strategy has "failed". Conor Matchett 610
Donald Trump claims Sean Connery accelerated the president's 'big Scotland development' in his tribute to the former Bond actor; President Donald Trump said Sean Connery helped him win planning approval for a 'big development' in Scotland in a tribute he paid to the Scottish former Bond actor. Katharine Hay 245
Donald Trump to hold seven more rallies in final push for votes ahead of election; US president Donald Trump is mounting one final test of whether his usual massive crowds will translate into votes, as he finishes his re-election campaign with rallies in the battleground states that could decide the race. Katharine Hay 540
Dundee woman raped in 'busy residential area' of city; A woman has been raped in a late-night attack in a "busy residential area" of Dundee. Gary Flockhart 155
Edinburgh urged to stop building new hotels and 'reimagine' a different future; It has been one of Edinburgh's most recognisable landmarks for nearly 200 years. Brian Ferguson 1193
Eerie photographs of the abandoned houses of St Kilda emerge; They show traces of a life once lived - and a life once abandoned. Alison Campsie 907
English lockdown could last more than a month warns Michael Gove; England's newly-announced lockdown could last longer than an initial four weeks and extend well into December, a a UK Government minister has admitted. Conor Matchett 577
Former Celtic and Newcastle defender tipped for 'bigger and better things' after impressing for Kilmarnock; Kilmarnock defender Stuart Findlay has been tipped for future success after impressing during Rangers' 1-0 win over the Ayrshire side this afternoon. David Oliver 383
Glasgow Warriors bolstered for Leinster clash by returning Scotland contingent; Scotland internationals Rob Harley and George Horne are back in the Glasgow side for Monday's Guinness Pro14 clash with Leinster. Graham Bean 321
How Scotland plan to cover the loss of stand-offs Finn Russell and Adam Hastings; Stuart Hogg started the game at full-back and ended it at stand-off, slotting over the penalty which set the seal on Scotland's 14-10 win in Wales. Graham Bean 640
How the Celtic players rated in the Scottish Cup semi-final win over Aberdeen; Celtic remain on course for a quadruple treble after a 2-0 win over Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden. Matthew Elder 606
How the Rangers players rated in 1-0 SPFL Premiership win over Kilmarnock; Rangers aimed to go nine points clear of Celtic at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock in the SPFL Premiership lunchtime kick-off. David Oliver 730
In pictures: Sean Connery's life in film; In Pictures - Here we look back at some of his film roles over the past six decades. Andrew O'Brien 502
Insight: The inside story of the fierce internal battles raging in the SNP; Issues of governance, candidate selection and policies threaten to boil over, writes Gina Davidson. Gina Davidson 2889
James Tavernier gets the job done for Rangers as they have to grind it out against Kilmarnock; This was a day when Rangers would have settled for any kind of victory. So there could be no complaints from Steven Gerrard at the ultimately ugly manner in which they had to ensure they left Rugby Park with the precious result which moves them nine points clear of Celtic in the title race. Stephen Halliday 1046
Jock Stein, Bill Shankly and Matt Busby's towering achievements captured superbly in new documentary The Three Kings; In football now we see everything. Every game, every goal. The cameras are always running and, away from the stadiums, someone will inevitably have a smartphone, for good or ill. Aidan Smith 1125
Julia Baird: My brother John Lennon's love for Scotland was blatant; Close your eyes for a moment and imagine your brother is John Lennon. David McLean 1222
Key workers face 'looming crisis over impending public transport cuts'; NHS and other frontline staff who rely on buses and trains to get to work will be hardest hit by likely cuts to state support that has kept them operating during the Covid pandemic, Scotland's leading transport academic has warned. Alastair Dalton 618
Kilmarnock 0-1 Rangers RECAP: Tavernier penalty after Millen handball gives Steven Gerrard's side nine point league in Premiership; Steven Gerrard takes the league leaders to Ayrshire today for the only SPFL Premiership match of the day. David Oliver 161
Lettings firm under investigation settles out of court with German holidaymaker; A Highlands lettings agency which has come under fire from customers who say they have not been refunded for holidays cancelled due to the pandemic has paid out to a German customer who took his case to court in Inverness. Jane Bradley 596
Neil Lennon issues Celtic report card for new signing Diego Laxalt; There has been little Diego Laxalt hasn't experienced since arriving on loan at Celtic from AC Milan a month ago. Andrew Smith 583
Neil Lennon says Scottish Cup semi-final win puts Celtic back on track; Celtic manager Neil Lennon believes an "outstanding" display for his team in their 2-0 Scottish Cup semi-final triumph over Aberdeen will allow them to draw a line under their recent winless run. Andrew Smith 607
Obituary: The Sean Connery I knew; Sir Sean Connery, actor. Born: August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh. Died: October 31, 2020 in Lyford Cay, the Bahamas, aged 90. Brian Pendreigh Obituary 1065
OPINION: A plea from the Scottish island Donald Trump's mother Mary called home - Let this be the end of our disgrace; The word on the pews and the surf beaches of the Isle of Lewis is - please let this be an end to the disgrace of Trump. Ian Stephen 1166
Property spotlight: Incredible refurbished country mansion house with 11 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms... and 2 earthquake rooms? Tillycorthie is a stunning mansion house situated in the parish of Udny, 11 miles north of Aberdeen, within a magnificent gated and walled estate, and has been reinstated to its former glory with meticulous attention to detail. Gordon Holmes 398
Rangers boss addresses Kilmarnock hoodoo - pitch may impact selection; For Steven Gerrard, a trip to Rugby Park must hold about as much appeal as a dental appointment. Stephen Halliday 434
Rangers manager's WARNING; former Scotland boss hopes for the END of ten talk; Celtic EYE goalkeeper move - SPFL Premiership Rumour Mill; Plastic pitches, international break chaos, Alfredo Morelos transfer stories - t'was ever thus. David Oliver 612
Revealed: Famous Scots helping to bankroll campaign against Donald Trump re-election; They are some of the biggest Scottish stars in the US, famed for their starring roles in the worlds of film, television, and literature. Martyn McLaughlin 1101
Robbie Neilson: Hearts have been kicked a lot recently ... this was an opportunity to do some kicking back; Hearts manager Robbie Neilson took pleasure in the fact his team was able to do some "kicking back" by defeating Hibs to reach the 2020 Scottish Cup final. Mark Atkinson 303
Ryan Christie looking to end long wait for Scottish Cup final with Celtic after stunning strike in semi-final; Celtic's Ryan Christie hopes his stunning strike in the Scottish Cup semi-final victory over Aberdeen can help him scratch an itch in the competition. Andrew Smith 571
Sir Bobby Charlton 'diagnosed with dementia'; Sir Bobby Charlton has been diagnosed with dementia, it has been reported. Angus Howarth 263
Sir Sean Connery's widow Micheline shares James Bond actor's final moments as he 'slipped away without a fuss'; The widow of Scottish screen legend Sir Sean Connery has revealed the final moments of the James Bond actor, who died at the age of 90, were "peaceful". Gary Flockhart 579
SNP and Scottish Tories unite on calls for furlough to be available to Scotland if lockdown required; The SNP and Scottish Conservatives have united in calls for the UK Government to guarantee full furlough payments will be available to Scottish businesses if the country goes into a lockdown. Conor Matchett 594
Steven Gerrard hails 'superb' Cedric Itten for his role in win over Kilmarnock which stretched Rangers' lead in the title race; Swiss international striker Cedric Itten was singled out for praise by Rangers manager Steven Gerrard after the 1-0 victory against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park which moved his team nine points clear of Celtic at the top of the Premiership table. Stephen Halliday 425
Storm Aiden: plea for garden furniture to be secured after wind sweeps trampoline onto Scottish train line; Those who live near railways are being urged to tie down garden furniture after a trampoline blew onto a train track as Scotland was battered by blistering winds and heavy rain. Jonathon Reilly 616
The Big Interview: Stuart Brown, head of branch and business banking in Scotland, Barclays; Stuart Brown is head of branch and business banking in Scotland for Barclays. Emma Newlands 1684
The finesse of Tom Rogic to the fore as Celtic seal move to within Scottish Cup victory of quadruple treble; There might have been a part of Tom Rogic that surveyed the rain-lashed Hampden on which Celtc's 2-0 Scottish Cup semi-final victory over Aberdeen was played out, and wondered. Andrew Smith 1034
Under the Radar: Joshua Grant; The coronavirus pandemic has thrown Joshua Grant more than his fair share of curveballs this year, but he has always managed to find a silver lining, write Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon. Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon 306
Why Aberdeen are in a 'good place' ahead of Celtic clash; Derek McInnes won't get hung up on Aberdeen's Scottish Cup semi-final with Celtic being perceived as his side's best chance to end the Parkhead club's UK record in domestic knock-out competition that stands at 34 straight wins. Andrew Smith 593

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