show episodes
 
Artwork

1
Who Killed Emma?

BBC Radio Scotland

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Weekly+
 
The naked body of a young woman is found in isolated woods. Police never catch her killer. Journalist Sam Poling's investigation takes her into a dark and unsettling world of sex, rape, lies and murder. And it leads her to confront the man she believes is the prime suspect. From BBC Scotland, Who Killed Emma? Is an eight-part podcast that forensically takes apart the police investigation into Emma's murder and unravels the impact of a series of coincidences and missed opportunities until a c ...
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Word Up!

BBC Radio Scotland

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
Word Up! introduces listeners to Scotland in all its diverse and multifaceted glory. Across the series, you'll hear the voices of trailblazers, unsung heroes and much more.
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Witch Hunt

BBC Radio Scotland

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
From the 16th to the early 18th centuries, witch hunts took place in Scotland. In this podcast series Susan Morrison, along with Dr Louise Yeoman and a team of expert historians, explores how events aligned to allow this to happen. How did it get to the stage where many innocent people, mostly women, were executed for imaginary crimes
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Clever About Cash

BBC Radio Scotland

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
Clever About Cash offers practical advice on how to navigate the challenging area of personal finance. Kim McAllister and Eileen Adamson talk to experts who suggest tips which can make a real difference to your bank balance. Whatever your financial situation, this is the show to help you make the most of what you've got and learn how to make some more.
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Movie Café

BBC Radio Scotland

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Weekly
 
Janice Forysth with news and reviews of the latest movie releases, interviews with the stars and directors of the moment and what to look out for in new DVD releases. Plus updates and features on what's happening in the world of film around Scotland.
  continue reading
 
Artwork
 
Ugo Monye, Chris Jones, Danny Care and Chris Ashton bring you special guests and cover the biggest stories in rugby union. Sara Orchard also delivers news, interviews and reaction from the 2024 Women's Six Nations. Get in touch with the pod via 5 Live Sport on social media or email rugbyunionweekly@bbc.co.uk, and remember to leave us your ratings and reviews.
  continue reading
 
Podcast by Wendy K Laidlaw, Author & Founder of HealEndometriosisNaturally.com and EndoBoss.com Wendy K Laidlaw is the world's #1 expert on mentoring CEO's, executives, and entrepreneurs on how to heal their endometriosis naturally. As a visionary, her mission is to revolutionise and modernise the gynaecological field worldwide and she aspires to inspire and empower women on how to take back power and control of their bodies. She is a multi-best-selling author, online entrepreneur, podcaster ...
  continue reading
 
Artwork
 
Welcome to the LabourTALK Podcast. This podcast is produced by Glasgow Pollok Constituency Labour Party (CLP) member John Beattie. Subscribe for interviews from various Labour Party personnel discussing the current and relevant political issues from all levels of governance, including Local Authority, Scottish Parliament and Westminster. This is not an official Labour Party podcast. It is produced by Labour Party members to put forward progressive ideas and promote Labour Party policy, value ...
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
Fishing is a very popular pastime. In England alone, the Environment Agency issued more than 900,000 fishing licenses between March 2022 and April 2023. But illegal fishing on rivers and watercourses is on the up, according to the police, who are stepping up patrols with other agencies. Angling clubs pay thousands of pounds every year to stock rive…
  continue reading
 
Alasdair Lamont is joined by Scott Allan and Liam Bryce for a special edition of the Scottish football podcast focusing on Hibs. Following an announcement of a review of footballing operations at Easter Road and as we head into the post-split fixtures they discuss how damaging it was for the club and Nick Montgomery to miss out on the top 6 and ask…
  continue reading
 
On the 30th anniversary of England's victory in the 1994 World Cup final, Sara sits down with Giselle Mather and Gill Burns to relive that historic day in English women's rugby. It was the tournament that almost never happened, but Scotland stepped in to host at the last minute and the rest as they say is history. Gill and Giselle take us back to t…
  continue reading
 
The Labour Party has launched a Rural Crime Strategy, saying crime is rising faster in rural than urban areas. Research commissioned by the party, and based on information from the House of Commons Library, shows rural crime has risen by a third since 2011, compared to a rise of 24% in urban areas. Labour says the new Strategy would include increas…
  continue reading
 
"I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one" - Brian Clough What was it like working with legendary Nottingham Forest boss Brian Clough? Mark Crossley, the man who was his No.1 during the final years of his career joins us with some unbelievable tales of their time together. We hear how Cloughie dealt with agent…
  continue reading
 
Amy Canavan is joined by Mark Atkinson and John Walker to discuss all the big talking points in Scottish football. They take a look at the Scotland squad and debate how Steve Clarke could deal with a spate of recent injuries. With Ryan Christie ‘reinvented’ at Bournemouth this season, John assesses how big a part he could play in Germany. And they …
  continue reading
 
Around 38 million acres of Ukrainian farmland has now been rendered too dangerous to farm by Russian mines. According to the charity the "Mines Advisory Group", there have been more than a thousand mine accidents in Ukraine since 2022 - with farmers making up one of the largest single groups of casualties. We hear from the man in charge of clearing…
  continue reading
 
We're talking reunions on this week's pod after Ugo's trip to see Blue in Liverpool. If there was one team or player in their prime you could pay to watch, who would it be? Bristol get some love after crashing the top four party in the Premiership and that's time of year where we start to talk end of season awards. We get Danny to run the rule over…
  continue reading
 
Today trees: from Welsh Government plans to get them planted on farms, to the ever missed English planting targets and the recent cuts to the budget for planting in Scotland, trees are the subject of much debate in rural areas. Despite our fondness for them and need for timber, we still don't like commercial forestry. Foresters warn the public's pe…
  continue reading
 
After Aberdeen and Celtic played out a 3-3 thriller and Rangers beat Hearts 2-0, Liam McLeod is joined by Ryan McGowan and Richard Foster to discuss the Scottish Cup semi-finals. They also assess Dundee United effectively sealing the Championship title, Richard and Ryan reflect on their own personal Scottish Cup highs and lows and Charlotte Cohen f…
  continue reading
 
American Mink are an invasive non-native species which have become widespread in parts of Scotland after their release from fur farms. Rachel meets Karen Muller from the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative on the River Spey to hear why it’s important to catch the mink. They also scope out a potential site to set a mink trap. In his day job, George…
  continue reading
 
Wales' new Cabinet Secretary for Climate Change and Rural Affairs says his first job it to listen to farmers. It comes after unrest and large protests in Wales by farmers, angry about the Welsh Government's approach to farming. In particular, the way its tacking TB in cattle, stricter rules on pollution and the Sustainable Farming Scheme, which wil…
  continue reading
 
Most UK dairy farms are failing to meet environmental regulations aimed at protecting rivers from pollution; so says the campaign group River Action which has used freedom of information requests to find new data. It says dairy farms are one of the biggest causes of river pollution. The National Farmers' Union says farmers are getting better. Compa…
  continue reading
 
Sara Orchard and World Cup winner Kat Merchant are at Twickenham chatting to Megan Jones and Maud Muir ahead of Ireland on Saturday. Megan and Maud talk the Twickenham noise and how the team have been preparing for the loud atmosphere. Plus Sara has been catching up with Ireland co-captains Edel McMahon and Sam Monaghan and how they think their fam…
  continue reading
 
The Scottish Government announces it is dropping its 2030 net zero emissions target. The team discuss the political implications of the SNP & Scottish Greens government announcing it's 2030 net zero target is "out of reach", as well dropping its annual and interim targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, including if it will hit the parties in…
  continue reading
 
Tom English talks to Scottish snooker player Alan McManus about swapping the cue for the microphone. "I wanted to rip his lungs out" Alan talks about his attitude to anybody he came up against on the green baize. Ronnie Sullivan "it's a front" we get the inside track on how the snooker legend really feels about the game. Plus the day Stephen Hendry…
  continue reading
 
In the second instalment of an in-depth 2-part interview Scott Brown speaks to Jonathan Sutherland about Celtic, Aberdeen and making the move into management. He reveals the highlight of his trophy laden career at Celtic Park, lifts the lid on his transfer to Aberdeen and explains how Brendan Rodgers ‘changed everything’ and helped him realise his …
  continue reading
 
Phil Goodlad is joined by former Hearts, St Johnstone, Ayr and Partick Thistle midfielder Ryan Stevenson and View From the Terrace presenter and Stenhousemuir fan Craig Telfer to discuss all the big talking points in Scottish football. They pick over the bones of last night’s draw at Dens, preview the Championship and chat about all things Stenhous…
  continue reading
 
The Government has admitted that it unlawfully issued some licences for releasing game birds last year. The campaign group Wild Justice challenged the licences granted in the Deben Estuary in Suffolk and Breckland in Norfolk, saying that ministers had ignored the advice from the wildlife regulator Natural England, and that a proper assessment of th…
  continue reading
 
Stanley Robertson was from the Travelling People and in the 1980's he published a book called 'Exodus to Alford' featuring stories associated with a particular road his people used to take each Summer when he was a boy. Former BBC Producer Doreen Wood went there with Stanley in 1988 and recorded an interview with him describing his memories of this…
  continue reading
 
A total wipe-out of crops is now a possibility for some farms - it follows the record rainfall over recent months. Crops on thousands of acres of highly productive land have been destroyed and even now fields are too boggy for machinery to harvest or plant crops for the months ahead. So what impact will this have on our fresh produce supply chains?…
  continue reading
 
Former QPR boss Gareth 'Wild Thing' Ainsworth joins Craig and Amy to talk about how music is his escape from the stresses of football. He also explains how he managed to stay Wycombe Wanderers' manager for over 10 years, what it was like managing the strongest football player in the world plus Craig Levein sings... no, he really really does.…
  continue reading
 
The Scottish Labour MSP on making Scotland accessible, working for the NHS, and more. MSP for the Glasgow Region, Pam Duncan-Glancy talks to Podlitical about her first "political moment" while in school, her mission to make Scotland a more accessible place for those with disabilities, and her election as the first permanent wheelchair user in Holyr…
  continue reading
 
After farmers held protest against post-Brexit agricultural policy in Wales, is the new Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Climate Change and Rural Affairs ready for the challenge? In his first interview for the programme, Anna Hill asks him about the 10% tree policy, how they plan to tackle bovine TB and whether they're doing enough to clean up Welsh riv…
  continue reading
 
We're at full strength on the pod this week with Ugo, Danny, Ashy and Chris all on the sofa to review the Champions Cup quarter-final weekend. We had to start with the thriller in Bordeaux, friend of the pod Marcus Smith drops by to give us - and Danny - the lowdown on that epic win. Is it working having the South African teams in the competition? …
  continue reading
 
Changes to farm support payments after Brexit, increasingly unpredictable weather, not to mention a cost of living crisis means farmers are relying more on additional income streams to boost their farm profits. We’re going to be looking into farm diversifications all this week, and while you might think the most common sources of extra income would…
  continue reading
 
Sara is in Edinburgh to bring you reaction to another big win for the Red Roses as they remain on course for another Grand Slam. England ran in eight tries as they thrashed Scotland in front of a record crowd for Scottish women's rugby, despite being reduced to 14 players in the second half. Sara is joined by former Scotland prop Heather Lockhart p…
  continue reading
 
Linda is in Pitlochry where a group of volunteers meet once a fortnight to help maintain the area’s much loved and well used path network. She hears why the group were founded and about the different kinds of work they carry out. Mark is in Dunbar Harbour, marvelling at the kittiwakes and exploring a site that was once home to a fish hatchery. And …
  continue reading
 
Changes have been made to the UK Government's Farming Recovery Fund after the NFU reported "major issues" with the scheme. The Fund was announced back in January, to provide up to £25,000 to farmers affected by Storm Henck to go towards repairs to their land. Four months later, this week the Government opened that fund to applications...and almost …
  continue reading
 
A new report has put a price on how much the changing climate is affecting farmers. Commissioned by WWF Cymru, looking specifically at Wales, it estimates that extreme weather events are already costing farms tens of millions of pounds a year. Can hill farming and conservation work together? Since taking over the tenancy of a Lake District farm in …
  continue reading
 
Scottish Trade Unions Congress General Secretary Roz Foyer sits down with Podlitical. Ahead of the STUC annual congress, Roz Foyer discusses how she first got involved in unions, and rose to become the STUC's first female General Secretary. Foyer talks about how women have always been at the heart of the Scottish union movement despite the percepti…
  continue reading
 
The UK Government's Farming Recovery Fund had opened to help farmers badly hit by Storm Henck back in January to pay for repairs to their land. The fund provides those who are eligible with up to £25,000 but some flood-hit farmers say they won't get as much as they'd hoped, because the pay outs only apply to fields within 150m of specific rivers. T…
  continue reading
 
Sara Orchard and former Wales captain Philippa Tuttiett head into the England camp ahead of their trip to Scotland in the Women's Six Nations. They hear from the retiring Red Rose Vickii Cornborough after she had twins last year, whilst also speaking with current England lock Abbie Ward about her return to play after the birth of her daughter. Ital…
  continue reading
 
Who should decide whether an area of land is of such great environmental importance it should be given legal protection? A bill being considered by Parliament at the moment wants the power to designate Sites of Special Scientific Interest transferred from Natural England - the Government’s own advisor for the natural environment in England - to the…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide