Child’s hair engulfed in flames in horrific candle accident at Halloween

A Scottish youngster left scarred by a terrifying Halloween accident in childhood was left engulfed in flames after she blew out a scented candle. Four-year-old Karla Peacock bent over to blow out a Halloween candle, but her head caught fire and she suffered second and third-degree burns to her scalp. The Glasgow girl then spent eight weeks in hospital recovering

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Scotland 1 Moldova 0 – Lyndon Dykes' first-half tap-in enough for nervy but crucial win for Steve Clarke's men

IT should have been all-ova for Moldova long before the end. But Scotland kept the Tartan Army sweating right until the final whistle. Lyndon Dykes’ 13th minute tap-in looked like sending Steve Clarke’s side on their way to a comfortable victory against one of Group F’s makeweights. Yet chance after chance was missed to make this the easy victory it

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Scotland vs Czech Republic LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, kick-off time, team news for TODAY'S Euro 2020 match

AFTER 23 years of waiting, Scotland return to international tournament football with a game against the Czech Republic. Steve Clarke's men were brilliant in Belgrade to stun Serbia in November and secure passage to Euro 2020 via the play-off route. The Czechs meanwhile reached the tournament by finishing second in England's qualifying group. However, Scotland will be in confident mood

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What bank holidays do Scotland and Northern Ireland have that England or Wales don’t?

BANK holidays were introduced as an act of parliament by Sir John Lubbock back in 1871. However, each of the nations in the union has different dates of special significance to them. Here's how the Scottish and Northern Irish ones differ from the English and Welsh… When are the English bank holidays? There are eight of them in England and Wales,

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Schools in Scotland will go back two weeks EARLIER than England

Schools in Scotland will go back two weeks EARLIER than England: Nicola Sturgeon says classes can return on February 22, introduces her own hotel quarantine for ALL travellers and attacks Boris over English border plans as she gazumps PM again Primary, nursery and some secondary pupils will head back from February 22  Also introduced blanket hotel quarantine requirement for international

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Scotland vs Israel: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Euro 2020 playoff semi-final TONIGHT

SCOTLAND face Israel at Hampden Park tonight in a huge Euro 2020 play-off. It's 22 years since the Tartan Army last went to a major finals, but Steve Clarke's men have destiny in their own hands. The visitors are winless in four internationals and were at this ground for a Nations League clash in September, which ended 1-1. When is

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Cyprus vs Scotland: TV channel, live stream, kick off time and team news for the Euro 2020 qualifier – The Sun

SCOTLAND will hope to record a morale boosting win when they face Cyprus in this Euro 2020 qualifier. A run of one win in their past five qualifying games means Steve Clarke's men can't progress from Group I and will require Nations League play-off success to reach next summer's tournament. They sit a place and a point behind Cyprus in

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Scotland 6 San Marino 0: McGinn hat-trick seals first Scotland win in five at sodden Hampden Park – The Sun

JOHN MCGINN'S first-half hat-trick fired Scotland to a first win in five games to dispatch of San Marino 6-0 – lifting some of the gloom surrounding Hampden Park. Steve Clarke's side had lost four on the bounce prior to this match – with their most recent dire defeat coming 4-0 at the hands of the Russians on Thursday night. But

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