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Articles from The Scotsman Online (November 22, 2020)

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'Cultural resistance' to bikes on trains angers Scottish Government cycling tsar; A "cultural shift" to make cyclists more welcome on trains has been urged by Scotland's active nation commissioner. Alastair Dalton 721
'Rangers have the look of champions': Pundits lavish league leaders but slate sorry Dons display; Kris Boyd says 'everything is rosy for Rangers' following their 4-0 demolition of Aberdeen which moved them 11 points clear at the top of the SPFL Premiership. David Oliver 509
'We're going to go unbeaten'; 'Give us our title now'; 'Itten needs to do more': Rangers fans react to 4-0 win over Aberdeen; Rangers fans were only aggrieved that their side didn't score more against Aberdeen as they moved 11 points clear at the top of the SPFL Premiership. David Oliver 441
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes questions SFA protocols as he praises depleted squad despite 4-0 defeat at Rangers; Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes praised the efforts of his depleted squad despite going down to a 4-0 defeat at Ibrox on Sunday. Matthew Elder 606
Aidan Smith: The crazy, Agnews carryout-swinging hopes and dreams we invest in football; I love the story of Frank McAvennie, Booker Prize muse. Macca, it's been revealed, was the inspiration for a character in Shuggie Bain, which has just won first-time author Douglas Stuart the prestigious literary award. Aidan Smith 993
Alex Salmond inquiry: Tories in fresh Holyrood attempt to force release of legal advice; A second vote aimed at forcing the Scottish Government to publish the legal advice it received when defending its handling of harassment complaints against Alex Salmond, will be held in Holyrood this week. Gina Davidson 459
Andy Halliday on why it was 'disrespectful' to suggest that Hearts would go the full season unbeaten; Those who felt Hearts would steamroll the Championship this season were served a reality check on Friday night in Dunfermline. Matthew Elder 619
Bargeddie: Suspected gas explosion leaves woman in hospital and house in ruins in North Lanarkshire; A 39-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries after a suspected gas explosion at a house in North Lanarkshire. Rachel Mackie 232
Boy robbed in attack by five teenagers in East Kilbride; A 16-year-old boy was injured in an attack by a group of five youths on a residential street, during which his rucksack was stolen. Scott McCartney 352
Clydesdale Bank owner tipped to reveal mortgage boost; Virgin Money UK - owner of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks - is this week expected to reveal it has benefited from bumper mortgage lending following the easing of the first lockdown. Perry Gourley 603
Coronavirus: Christmas regulations not yet settled says Jeane Freeman; Scotland's health secretary has said that negotiations on a four-nation approach to Christmas are still on-going, as Boris Johnson is due to set out the festive period plans tomorrow. Gina Davidson 443
Coronavirus: Research to be done into pupils' compulsory mask-wearing; The Scottish Government has agreed to carry out research into the impact wearing face coverings is having on school children. Gina Davidson 455
Covid Christmas: Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson cannot please everyone as decision-time looms over festive lockdown - Kirsty Strickland; It's a great pity that we can't negotiate with Covid-19. Kirsty Strickland 1111
Covid-19 discharge to care homes 'right and proper' if needed, says Jeane Freeman; Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said it is "entirely right and proper" for doctors to discharge coronavirus patients without a negative test to care homes. Gina Davidson 705
Covid-19 has caused 'profound disruption' to food systems, warns Edinburgh livestock researcher; An Edinburgh University researcher has been named as one of ten people in the UK 'changing the face of health' in a campaign from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Elsa Maishman 705
Dance Hall Days: Everybody knew my name at the Edinburgh Palais - 'Big Tam' Connery included; For four years she was the young woman whose name everyone knew at the capital's most popular dance hall - including jazz legend Ronnie Scott and Sean Connery, who failed in his attempts to woo her. David McLean 638
Defending from the front, assiduous Arfield and spreading the squad: Three talking points from Rangers 4-0 Aberdeen; Rangers were rampant against the depleted Dons at Ibrox and it could have been more had it not been for Joe Lewis in the Aberdeen goal. David Oliver 710
Edinburgh hair salon group eyes long-term growth; The boss of Edinburgh hair salon chain Medusa aims to grow the group further in the long term after opening two salons in the city over the summer. Emma Newlands 345
Edinburgh Science Festival to be delayed by several months and focus on outdoor events under radical reboot; One of Edinburgh's biggest festivals is to be put back by several months and pivot towards outdoor events to help bring it back safely in 2021. Brian Ferguson 698
Euan McColm: Politicians not being guided by science on school policy; At note-06pm on Friday, 2.3 million people in Scotland began living under the strictest level of the new coronavirus restrictions. Euan McColm 923
Festive 'bubbles' approved as coronavirus restrictions relaxed for Christmas; Families will be able to celebrate Christmas together in "festive bubbles" after the four nations of the UK agreed to a relaxation of coronavirus lockdown rules. Gina Davidson 1024
Food banks: What Scotland should do to end the need for them and ensure a 'Hunger Free Future' - Trussell Trust; The pandemic has opened all our eyes to the realities of poverty. Polly Jones 602
Hotel Review: Windlestraw, Scottish Borders; Scotland on Sunday Travel Wishlist - Windlestraw, Borders, hotel review. Janet Christie 1442
How the Rangers players rated in 4-0 SPFL win over Aberdeen; Rangers were comfortable in their 4-0 win over Aberdeen to move 11 points clear at the top of the table. David Oliver 887
Insight: Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf on how personal experience is driving him to get hate crime bill into law; IT'S less than 24 hours since Humza Yousaf heard the news: that Stuart Smith, from Gretna Green, had been found guilty of a hate crime against him. Dani Garavelli 2655
Kemar Roofe on target for Rangers in 4-0 win over Aberdeen as striker reveals 'five-a-side' mentality behind club's push for title; Rangers striker Kemar Roofe has revealed that competitive five-a-side matches at training are helping the team's Scottish Premiership title push. Matthew Elder 346
Luxury goods and high-end food to dominate Christmas as locked-down revellers treat themselves; Luxury goods, high-end food and products from local businesses are set to dominate consumers' Christmases in Scotland this year as revellers treat themselves in the absence of big family celebrations. Jane Bradley 573
M8 fatal crash: Man who died on the M8 near Baillieston has been identified; The 43-year-old man who died on the M8 near Baillieston has been identified and his family informed. Rachel Mackie 341
Masked gang ransack Lanarkshire house in 'targeted attack'; Three masked men forced their way into a house and threatened two women before escaping with a sum of cash, in what police believe may have been a targeted attack. Scott McCartney 155
Meet the illusionist and 'mentalist' stuck in Scotland taking audiences on a global journey from his living room; It is well after midnight in the early hours of the morning in the west end of Glasgow when magician, illusionist, theatre-maker and "mentalist" Scott Silven welcomes his audience into his home. Brian Ferguson 1128
Neil Lennon: Ryan Christie should stay and improve at Celtic before seeking fresh challenge; As with Stuart Armstrong before him, it should surprise no one that Ryan Christie is open to sampling new experiences in what is a short career. Alan Pattullo 613
New Zealand and Singapore used as inspiration for Holyrood 2021 election contingencies; Planning for a Covid-19 affected Scottish Parliament election took inspiration from New Zealand and Singapore, it can be revealed. Conor Matchett 522
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard left bemused by reaction of Alfredo Morelos to being substituted in 4-0 win over Aberdeen; Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has questioned the body language of Alfredo Morelos after the striker's petulant response to being replaced by Jermain Defoe midway through the second half of Sunday's comprehensive victory against Aberdeen at Ibrox. Stephen Halliday 446
Readers Letters: Are Glaswegians going to be naughty this year? Brace yourself, Edinburgh, for an influx of Christmas shoppers from Tier Four areas in the west. Letter to the editor 470
RNLI rescues nine divers from Loch Alsh after boat failure; A group of submerged divers have had to be rescued after their boat suffered mechanical failure in Loch Alsh. Catherine Salmond 377
Ruthless Rangers take full advantage of Celtic slip-up as they crush Aberdeen 4-0 to move 11 points clear at the top of the Premiership; Rangers maintained their relentless pursuit of a Premiership title it increasingly appears is theirs to lose this season as they swept Aberdeen aside at Ibrox to increase their lead at the top of the table to 11 points. Stephen Halliday 1003
Ryan Hedges believes Aberdeen can boogie their way to victory over Rangers at Ibrox; As they attempt to bring Rangers' unbeaten start to the season to an end on Sunday afternoon, Ryan Hedges insists he and his Aberdeen team-mates can take inspiration from Andrew Considine's Scotland heroics. Stephen Halliday 633
Scotland kept the world's best player quiet but the France game slipped from our hands; This was going to go one of two ways. Either Scotland's rugby team would embrace the new and hail a visionary concept - or, like the football team after their failures last week, they'd conclude in a huff that any competition with "Nations" in the title really isn't worth bothering about. Aidan Smith 924
Scotland on Sunday Travel Wishlist - plan for 2021 with a meaningful trip off-grid to one of the world's most remote destinations; For the last nine months, a gloomy cloud has cloaked the planet, meaning there's never been a better time to get away from it all. But with lockdowns ever looming and travel corridors opening and closing like a jack-in-the-box, it's no wonder everyone is looking ahead to brighter days in 2021. Sarah Marshall 1443
Scotland player ratings: Who shone and who struggled as France win Autumn Nations Cup clash? A Virimi Vakatawa try was the difference-maker at Murrayfield as France defeated Scotland by seven points to reach the Autumn Nations Cup final. Graham Bean 547
Scotland v France reaction: Stuart Hogg on the last-gasp penalty chance which went wrong; Stuart Hogg was left kicking himself after squandering a late opportunity to salvage a draw against France. Graham Bean 429
Scotland v France: Gregor Townsend gives his view on narrow defeat, Jonny Gray incident and Vakatawa try; Gregor Townsend was left to rue a lapse of concentration as France edged out Scotland in a tight Autumn Nations Cup clash at BT Murrayfield. Graham Bean 492
Scotland v France: The stats behind the big match; History beckons for Scotland at BT Murrayfield this afternoon. Graham Bean 360
Scotland v France: Why world-class scrum-half Antoine Dupont is a huge threat to home hopes; Scotland defence coach Steve Tandy has identified France scrum-half Antoine Dupont as a "world-class" talent and a threat to home hopes of reaching the Autumn Nations Cup final. Graham Bean 617
Scotland v France: Winning run comes to an end as Virimi Vakatawa lights up Murrayfield; So Scotland's winning run is at an end and with it goes their realistic hopes of reaching the Autumn Nations Cup final. France won 22-15 at BT Murrayfield, their first win in Edinburgh in six years and one they just about deserved. Graham Bean 1044
Scotland's highest village eyes fresh bid for land buyout; The community trust looking to buy land surrounding Scotland's highest village - Wanlockhead - aims to make another bid for public funding after the "disappointing" rejection of its attempt to secure [pounds sterling]1.5 million. Emma Newlands 669
Scots livelihoods 'will be destroyed' without better support for business; Emergency funding to help Scots firms hit the latest lockdown "does not come close" to the support they need to survive enforced closures in level four, industry leaders have warned. Scott Macnab 1038
Scotsman crossword answers: Here are the solutions for Saturday's puzzles; From 'Blubber' to 'Starve' here are the answers you've been looking for. Steven Chisholm 256
Scottish independence: Claim that Prince Andrew told newspaper editor Queen would 'intervene' in vote; Fresh concerns have been raised about the Queen's involvement in political affairs, following new suggestions that she was part of an orchestrated campaign to discourage Scots from voting for independence in 2014. Craig Paton 450
Scottish Parliament election 2021: We must embrace bold new ideas to increase voter turnout - Scotsman comment; It may be that by May next year that the level of danger to life caused by Covid-19 will have been reduced to a level that allows the Scottish Parliament elections to go ahead in the usual manner. Scotsman comment 634
Sorry, Jeane Freeman but this is not the assurance we were given - comment; The decision to discharge Covid-positive patients from hospital into care homes early in the pandemic is now accepted by all as a mistake, and one which almost certainly had tragically grave consequences. Alan Young 343
SPFL League Two Stenhousemuir invite The Wire's Clay Davis for Ochilview visit; Michael Palin faces competition of being SPFL League Two side Stenhousemuir's most famous fan. David Oliver 421
Steven Gerrard admits he is still irked by late capitulation in Lisbon as he prepares for Benfica rematch at Ibrox; He has had almost three weeks to try and clear it from his mind but Steven Gerrard still finds it hard to overcome his disappointment at the manner in which his team let a 3-1 lead against Benfica slip away in the Stadium of Light. Stephen Halliday 615
Striker responds to Celtic critic; Halliday blasts 'disrespectful' comments; 'Hoops hope' to land Dembele brother: SPFL Premiership Rumour Mill; Sunday's Scottish Premiership news, transfer rumours and gossip. David Oliver 448
The Big Interview: Danny Campbell, founder of Hoko; Danny Campbell is the founder of Glasgow-based Hoko, a start-up whose aims include shaking up residential architecture via its online platform. Emma Newlands 1746
The charcuterie platter boxes bursting with sweet and savoury treats, available for home delivery in Edinburgh; Another business that sprung up in lockdown, Crunch, presents an aesthetic array of colourful cheese and charcuterie platters available for home delivery to customers throughout Edinburgh. Liv McMahon 381
The Journey: Meet the Scottish illusionist and 'mentalist' staging a groundbreaking online show from a Glasgow living room; It is well after midnight in the early hours of the morning in the west end of Glasgow when magician, illusionist, theatre-maker and "mentalist" Scott Silven welcomes his audience into his home. Brian Ferguson 1128
Under the Radar: Katie Mackie; write Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon. Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon 366
Why our Scottish universities can go from strength to strength - Iain Stewart; As part of the UK, Scotland has firmly established itself at the cutting edge of innovation and academia with five of our universities featuring in the world's top 250. Iain Stewart 616
Wild British crowds deserve a major WWE event, says wrestling world champion Drew McIntyre; Drew McIntyre has pledged to return to Scotland as the WWE world champion - and bring his organisation with him to contest a major event in the UK. David Oliver 1155

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