Complaints on service cuts in new train timetable as ScotRail ‘builds best railway Scotland has ever had”

SCOTRAIL has been flooded with complaints about cancelled services and longer journey times in some areas despite the train operator declaring that its new timetable ushers in faster trips to build the “best railway Scotland has ever had". . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17284090.complaints-on-service-cuts-in-new-train-timetable-as-scotrail-builds-best-railway-scotland-has-ever-had/

New life for nightspot once so cool it turned down The Beatles

IT was the venue that thought it was too good for the Beatles. Now, after years of decline and name changes, Dunfermline’s Kinema is back. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286751.new-life-for-nightspot-once-so-cool-it-turned-down-the-beatles/

David Mundell: MPs could push for a second referendum to scrap Brexit

DAVID Mundell has said a second referendum may take place which could see Brexit scrapped. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286445.david-mundell-mps-could-push-for-a-second-referendum-to-scrap-brexit/

Poll: Clear majority of Scots say independence better than Brexit

MOST Scots think independence would be better for the country than staying  in the UK after Brexit, a major breakthrough poll has found. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286309.poll-clear-majority-of-scots-say-independence-better-than-brexit/

Royal job adverts among the most clicked-on, LinkedIn reveals

Jobs in architecture and with MTV also made a list of the 25 most viewed. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286288.royal-job-adverts-among-the-most-clicked-on-linkedin-reveals/

Paris looks to get back to business after fresh wave of protests

Scores of people were injured in the latest violence. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286271.paris-looks-to-get-back-to-business-after-fresh-wave-of-protests/

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley ‘terrified’ about future health

The 45-year-old was exposed to the same nerve agent used in Salisbury to attack Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286234.novichok-victim-charlie-rowley-terrified-about-future-health/

Fax machines to be banned across the NHS

All NHS organisations will be required to use modern communication methods, such as secure email, by March 2020. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286236.fax-machines-to-be-banned-across-the-nhs/

Susan Swarbrick: Baby name predictions, black ice and movie sequels

WHAT’S in a name? Well, if the predictions for 2019 baby monikers are anything to go by then I would hazard a lifetime of repeatedly spelling it out, wry double takes and folk openly sniggering when you tell them what you are called. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/17286112.susan-swarbrick-baby-name-predictions-black-ice-and-movie-sequels/

FUTURE SHOCK: It’s a Scottish work of genius – but one borne of disgusting greed and contempt for fleeced customers

COMEDIAN Chris Rock once said he loved hip hop, but couldn’t defend the genre’s somewhat abrasive lyrical content. As a stone cold gangsta hip to the hustle myself, I can’t agree with Chris condemning an art form that will always speak to me on the authentic street level to which I’m familiar. Hip hop, doncha stop. Indeed. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17286188.future-shock-red-dead-redemption-2-is-a-scottish-work-of-genius-but-one-borne-of-disgusting-greed-and-contempt-for-fleeced-gamers/