Scotland


Independent Scotland will face energy hike

2014-04-10 09:30

Scotland's households and businesses must be prepared for higher energy bills if Scots vote in favour of independence, warns the British government.

Whisky you love goes green

2014-04-04 14:13

Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood chips and other types of biomass for a source of energy in remote areas of the Highlands, where gas is scarce.

Standard Life warns it could quit Scotland

2014-02-27 16:19

Standard Life is the first major company to warn it could move parts of its business out of Scotland if it splits from the United Kingdom.

Snowden elected as Glasgow's new rector

2014-02-19 12:22

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has been elected as rector at a top Scotland University, a post previously held by Albert Luthuli and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Engines failed on helicopter that hit pub

2014-02-14 20:34

An air accidents investigation branch says both engines of a police helicopter that crashed onto a pub in Glasgow failed for unknown reasons.

Scotland 17th country to approve gay marriages

2014-02-05 08:03

Scotland has voted overwhelmingly to allow same-sex marriages, becoming the 17th country to give the green light to gay marriage despite opposition from its main church organisations.

 

Britain warns Scots on energy job risks

2014-04-09 09:55

Britain has warned Scotland that voting for independence would put jobs and investment in the Scottish energy industry at risk.

Cameron: Scots must heed business warnings

2014-03-14 17:27

British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to urge Scotland to take note of the concerns of the Bank of England and businesses about breaking away from the UK.

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.

Scientists use monkeys in cure for paralysis

2014-02-18 21:09

Scientists working on a paralysis cure say they had demonstrated how a monkey can use only its thoughts, transferred by electrodes, to manipulate a sleeping fellow primate's arm to do its bidding.

Osborne: No pound for independent Scotland

2014-02-13 14:07

British Finance Minister George Osborne says he could not support the possibility of an independent Scotland using the pound should Scots vote for secession.

Mom held over toddler's death

2014-01-19 08:06

The mother of a three-year-old Scottish boy whose disappearance sparked a massive search has been charged in connection with his death.

 
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