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Jimmy Greaves and others pay tribute to 'great footballer' Ian St John after Liverpool legend's death
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Jimmy Greaves and others pay tribute to 'great footballer' Ian St John after Liverpool legend's death

St John became best known to a new generation of football fans by presenting the weekly television show Saint and Greavsie alongside former Tottenham Hotspur and England forward Greaves.

Former Liverpool FC and Scotland forward Ian St John dies at age of 82
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Former Liverpool FC and Scotland forward Ian St John dies at age of 82

St. John joined for a club-record fee from Scottish team Motherwell while Liverpool was in the second division.

Former Manchester United, Scotland manager Tommy Docherty passes away aged 92
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Former Manchester United, Scotland manager Tommy Docherty passes away aged 92

Docherty won the League Cup as Chelsea boss but was best known for his five-year spell at Old Trafford, overseeing an FA Cup final win over Bob Paisley's Liverpool in 1977.

Shelley Kerr steps down as Scotland women's football team head coach after failing to qualify for Euro 2022
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Shelley Kerr steps down as Scotland women's football team head coach after failing to qualify for Euro 2022

Kerr— who also coached Scotland at the Euro 2017 finals where they went out in the group stage— said it was time to confront new challenges.

British model Stella Tennant, muse to designers like Karl Lagerfeld, dies at 50
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British model Stella Tennant, muse to designers like Karl Lagerfeld, dies at 50

The granddaughter of the 11th Duke of Devonshire Andrew Cavendish and his wife Deborah Mitford of a glamorous, unconventional aristocratic family, Tennant was one of the leading British models of the 1990s.

Scotland becomes first nation to allow free and universal access to menstrual products
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Scotland becomes first nation to allow free and universal access to menstrual products

The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously in favour of the Period Products bill on Tuesday, months after lawmakers had initially signalled their support

Euro 2020: Scotland qualify for continental tournament to end long wait as North Macedonia make history
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Euro 2020: Scotland qualify for continental tournament to end long wait as North Macedonia make history

Hungary and Slovakia also won to secure spots at the tournament which was postponed earlier this year because of the coronavirus pandemic and is now set for June and July of 2021.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Scotland survive shootout against Israel to reach playoff final; Ireland miss out after Slovakia loss
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Scotland survive shootout against Israel to reach playoff final; Ireland miss out after Slovakia loss

Scotland are now one game away from their first major tournament in 22 years when they travel to Serbia on 12 November, but were pushed all the way after neither side could find the net in 120 minutes at Hampden.

UEFA Nations League: Italy beat Netherlands to move to top of group; Czech Republic lose to Scotland
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UEFA Nations League: Italy beat Netherlands to move to top of group; Czech Republic lose to Scotland

It was Italy’s 11th win in 12 matches although some critics tempered that feat by pointing out that none of those victories were against the so-called ‘big teams’ of international soccer.

Scottish startup Skyrora successfully launched its first rocket, Skylark Nano, from Shetland
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Scottish startup Skyrora successfully launched its first rocket, Skylark Nano, from Shetland

The Skylark Nano is a development spacecraft of the company, while it works on its orbital commercial launch vehicles – known as the Skylark- L and Skyrora XL.

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth
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A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth

Studying the millipede revealed that “a rapid radiative evolution” helped these organisms to come out of aquatic ecosystems and start living in “complex forest grade communities” in just 40 million years.

COP26 postponed till November 2021, will take place in Glasgow, Scotland says UN
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COP26 postponed till November 2021, will take place in Glasgow, Scotland says UN

Governments urged to boost renewable energy, conservation and other green measures as economies recover.

Neil Gaiman issues apology for breaking lockdown rules; travelling from New Zealand to Scotland amidst the coronavirus pandemic
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Neil Gaiman issues apology for breaking lockdown rules; travelling from New Zealand to Scotland amidst the coronavirus pandemic

Neil Gaiman's apology came a week after he was criticised by the press as well as politicians for making the 11,000 mile-trip from New Zealand to the Isle of Skye in the Hebrides.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Celtic named champions, Hearts relegated as Scottish season ends due to pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Celtic named champions, Hearts relegated as Scottish season ends due to pandemic

Celtic have been named champions of Scotland after the clubs voted on Monday to end the season early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Professional Football League said in a statement.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, could soon return home to Scotland
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, could soon return home to Scotland

Robertson, his wife Kim, and son Mason, who plays for the club, are staying in Chattoo's hotel in Srinagar ever since the lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic was enforced

Coronavirus Outbreak: David Warner casts fresh doubts over Australia's UK tour in July
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Coronavirus Outbreak: David Warner casts fresh doubts over Australia's UK tour in July

It is highly unlikely that Australia's scheduled limited-overs tour of England and Scotland will go ahead given the coronavirus pandemic, star batsman David Warner has said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Poll to arrive at resolution over suspended season sees Scottish football go in meltdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Poll to arrive at resolution over suspended season sees Scottish football go in meltdown

Scottish football never seems too far from a crisis, and it has been plunged into another one over the past week, with even an American library finding itself bizarrely dragged into the mess

Coronavirus Outbreak: Scottish football clubs set for crucial vote on ending season
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Scottish football clubs set for crucial vote on ending season

The Scottish season was suspended until at least 10 June on Thursday as clubs prepared to vote on a Scottish Professional Football League resolution to end the season immediately in the lower divisions.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, wants to tend to ailing mother in Scotland
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Real Kashmir FC coach David Robertson stranded in Srinagar, wants to tend to ailing mother in Scotland

Robertson, his wife Kim, and son Mason, who plays for the club, are stuck in Srinagar since the enforcement of the nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of international flights

Scotland cricketer Majid Haq undergoes treatment after testing positive for coronavirus
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Scotland cricketer Majid Haq undergoes treatment after testing positive for coronavirus

Haq, an off-spinner who played 54 ODIs and 24 T20Is for Scotland between 2006 and 2015