Sport Charlie Mulgrew admits the Celtic squad are not thinking about breaking any records despite 23-match unbeaten run

Mulgrew was on target as Celtic thumped Kilmarnock to edge closer to another Scottish Premiership title

Appeal to Major over jailed soldiers

John Major was asked to intervene to press for the early release of two Scots Guards jailed for life for killing a Belfast man while on patrol.

Football: Kilmarnock's desire makes Rangers wary

SCOTTISH FOOTBALL: After the passion and petulance of last Sunday's hard-fought win at their only Premier Division title rivals, Celtic, Rangers will be hoping for a calmer afternoon's work against Kilmarnock at Ibrox today.

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Football: Scotland display technical and tactical failings

With two-thirds of the Group Four fixtures still to be completed, it was never going to be Monte Carlo or bust for Scotland's World Cup prospects. All the same, a guileless display against Estonia in the playground of the Cote d'Azure leaves scant margin for error when the quest to qualify resumes in seven weeks' time.

Not the trenches - just a ramble through bonny Scotland

At a glance it may look like a war zone - with coils of "razor wire" looped along a rocky bluff. But the only battle being fought above the ancient harbour of Portencross, on tetween a landowner and the walkers he is determined to keep out.

Letter: Waste of space

Sir: It may not surprise people to know that S D C Ostler's suggestion (Letters, 4 February), that nuclear waste be disposed of in space, has been looked at.

Extra police brought in to hunt killer of the `perfect schoolgirl'

Extra police have been drafted in to the squad hunting the killer of the murdered schoolgirl Nicola Dixon to follow up a large number of responses after a public appeal for information.

New deal for Gradi

Dario Gradi, Crewe's long-serving manager, has agreed a new 10- year contract with the Second Division club. The latest deal will see Gradi, who has been manager at Crewe for 13 years and six months, stay at Gresty Road until the year 2007.

Obituary: David Kelly

The Scottish bass David Kelly was a member of the Covent Garden Opera Company (now the Royal Opera) for 15 years, from 1955 to 1969, during which period he gave well over 700 performances of some 50 roles. He was the kind of ultra-reliable singer, able to turn his hand to anything, that every company needs, but does not always appreciate.

Stride stands in Easterby's way

Dale Gibson was hurting in the chest and a spot at the top of the backside yesterday. The jockey sent spilling to the Beverley turf on Wednesday was found to have fractured a rib after tests at the Royal Hull Infirmary.

Nuclear sale goes through at half price

British Energy: Flotation ends in more controversy as leaks are found at flagship reactor

THE MONDAY INTERVIEW; So what do the cognoscenti know ?

Derided by some critics for his modest football background, the Scotland manager has a better record than many of his more illustrious predecessors. And, as he tells Phil Shaw, his team are capable of teaching England a lesson

Woman's battle to save boat crew

A woman who spent four hours in the sea without a lifejacket is the only survivor so far from a dredger that capsized off the Scottish coast at the weekend.

Darby and Joan play Oasis

Guy Hodgson in Preston at the World Indoor Bowls Championships

Celtic look to end era of Rangers

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