Scotland independence race tightening

2014-02-24 12:11

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says that latest opinion polls show the race for independence is tightening.

Police chopper crashes into Glasgow pub

2013-11-30 07:28

A police helicopter has smashed through the roof of a crowded pub in the Scottish city of Glasgow, causing numerous casualties and leaving several people trapped in the rubble, officials say.

Scotland divided over independence

2013-09-19 11:02

Voting for Scottish independence is "common sense", the leader of the movement to break away from the United Kingdom insists, a year to the day before Scotland votes in a referendum.

Cameron will fight to keep UK intact

2012-02-16 22:09

Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed in a speech in the Scottish capital to fight to keep the United Kingdom intact as Scotland's leaders push for a referendum.

Scotland: Let 16-year-olds vote

2012-01-25 20:43

Scottish leader aims to let 16-year-olds vote in independence referendum that could split UK

'Susan Boyle still a winner'

2009-06-02 15:37

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond feels Susan Boyle's still a winner, despite coming second in TV show Britain Got Talent.


Chopper crash: Rescuers search rubble

2013-11-30 14:04

Rescuers are searching the rubble of a Glasgow pub for survivors, after a police helicopter crashed into the roof, killing at least one person and injuring 32.

Scottish govt to publish blueprint for independence

2013-11-26 14:46

The Scottish government is to launch its long-awaited white paper on independence from the UK, which it says is the most "comprehensive and detailed blueprint" ever published on the subject.

Scotland independence vote looms one year ahead

2013-09-16 14:03

Scotland marks a year to go until its independence referendum, but separatists face an uphill struggle to convince voters to back a momentous split from the United Kingdom.

Scottish breakaway bid - can of worms

2012-02-14 19:44

When British Prime Minister David Cameron enters Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond's lair this week, fellow EU leaders trying to prevent their own nations from splitting will look on with interest.

Scotland to vote on self-rule

2009-11-30 18:43

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has unveiled plans for a referendum he says will be a "historic" chance to vote for independence from the United Kingdom.

Boyle being treated at clinic

2009-06-01 22:30

British singer Susan Boyle is being treated at a mental health clinic for exhaustion after finishing second in a TV talent show that made her a superstar.

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