Scotland


Do you smoke in the car while driving kids? It’s illegal in SA…

2016-12-05 13:21

A new law comes into force in Scotland banning smoking in cars when children are present. Did you know you can be fined for smoking while your children are in your vehicle in SA?

Scotland's leader breaks with tradition

2016-11-06 20:44

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has thrown political tradition aside to make her support for Hillary Clinton clear for all to see.

Scotland faces independence dilemma as Brexit looms

2016-10-12 16:58

Scotland's ruling nationalists gather for their annual conference with the issue of independence back on the table following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Brexit may cut tax revenue by 13%

2016-08-23 13:45

Brexit will hit the Scottish economy and cut the semi-autonomous government’s tax revenue by as much as 13% by 2030, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s admin.

‘Brexit means Brexit’ doesn’t apply to Scotland: Sturgeon

2016-07-13 15:03

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has challenged Theresa May over her assertion that the new British government must prepare to leave the European Union.

Eight children injured in Scotland rollercoaster crash

2016-06-27 05:33

Ten people including eight children have been injured after a rollercoaster crashed at a theme park in Scotland, police and media reports said.

EU founding states want Brexit start 'as soon as possible' - Berlin

2016-06-25 14:26

The EU's founding states want Britain to begin leaving the union "as soon as possible" to keep the bloc from being stranded in "limbo", Germany's foreign minister says.

European leaders in crisis meeting after Brexit shock

2016-06-25 07:41

Founding EU members are to hold a crisis meeting on the future of the bloc after Britain's seismic vote to leave the union and the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Cracks found in Scottish nuclear reactor

2015-11-20 07:36

Cracks have been discovered in graphite bricks around the core of a nuclear reactor at a power station in Scotland during an inspection, operator EDF says.

Scientists dispute clever chimpanzee study

2015-11-03 11:08

A team of scientists have taken issue with a study published in February claiming to demonstrate vocal learning by chimpanzees in their food grunts.

 

Scottish visit Liechtenstein, eyeing post-Brexit trade

2016-11-21 19:24

With Britain's exit from the European Union looming, Scottish officials are visiting Lichtenstein.

Scottish leader unveils new independence plan

2016-10-13 19:07

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans for a new independence referendum in case her demands for more autonomy and for Scotland to stay in Europe's single market are not met.

Scottish historian finds 'Hitler's first autobiography'

2016-10-09 08:17

The first biography of Adolf Hitler which presented him as "Germany's saviour" may have been written by the future dictator himself, a Scottish historian has claimed.

Scottish leader reaches out to Germany in bid to stay in EU

2016-08-10 12:56

The head of the Scottish government says Scotland should be able to remain part of the European Union without leaving the United Kingdom.

WATCH: Will there be an EU left in two years’ time?

2016-06-30 12:06

Britain's exit from the European Union could trigger the possible exit of more countries from the bloc, according to an analyst.

Sturgeon plans EU future for Scotland after Brexit

2016-06-26 14:46

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to protect Scotland against the "devastating" fallout of Brexit, outlining her negotiating position for her country to remain in the European Union.

Britain, EU plunged into uncertainty by exit vote

2016-06-25 09:42

Britain's unprecedented decision to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves through the country and around the world, rocking financial markets, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and even threatening the ties that bind the United Kingdom

Scotland shuns Trump after Muslim remarks

2015-12-10 11:44

The Scottish government sacked US presidential hopeful Donald Trump as a business ambassador and a university revoked his honorary degree after he called for a ban on Muslims entering the US.

Scottish man charged in alleged Twitter stock fraud

2015-11-06 09:53

A Scottish man faces a securities fraud charge after prosecutors say he manipulated stock prices using Twitter.

Scottish nationalists plan new independence vote

2015-09-13 15:40

Scottish nationalists will propose holding a new referendum on independence from the rest of Britain, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says.

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