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.

Rose hits spectator, boy faints

2015-07-10 20:14

A teenager has fainted at the Scottish Open after a wayward drive of Justin Rose hit an elderly spectator on the head.

Injured McIlroy to miss Open

2015-07-08 18:22

Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from next week's British Open at St Andrews after failing to recover from an ankle injury he sustained playing soccer.

Cameron, Nicola Sturgeon meet for Scotland talks

2015-05-15 10:07

Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party, for their talks since Britain’s election.

Cameron promises EU vote, more powers for Scotland

2015-05-08 14:48

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he would press ahead with a planned referendum on the country's membership of the EU and he promised Scotland the most devolution 'anywhere in the world'.

Conservatives winning election, Cameron expected to form government

2015-05-08 08:03

British Prime Minister David Cameron has appeared to be heading for a second term in office as an exit poll and early results suggested his Conservative Party would win enough seats to form a minority government.

Police net $750m cocaine haul off Scotland

2015-04-30 14:50

British police say they have seized more than 3 tons of cocaine with a record street value of some $750m from a tugboat off the north-eastern coast of Scotland.

UK announces new powers for Scotland

2015-01-22 20:19

The British government began a historic transfer of powers to Scotland, keeping a pledge it had given to persuade Scots to reject independence as renewed nationalist support surges.


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.

Update: 'Forgotten' crash victim dies

2015-07-13 07:53

The Scottish woman who spent three days in a car wreck next to her dead boyfriend has died in hospital.

3 days of hell for crash victim Lamara

2015-07-10 09:34

Police have been blamed for the three days that a 'critically injured' woman spent next to her dead boyfriend in a crashed car.

Haq free to resume Scotland career

2015-06-25 18:31

Scotland off-spinner Majid Haq has been told he can resume his international career after being sent home early from the World Cup.

Cameron rules out another Scottish independence vote

2015-05-11 05:51

British Prime Minister David Cameron has ruled out giving Scotland another independence referendum despite spectacular gains by Scottish nationalists in the UK elections.

Scottish National Party win big in UK election

2015-05-08 09:28

The Scottish National Party has emerged as one of the biggest winners in Britain's general election after securing 56 of the 59 parliamentary seats available in Scotland.

All eyes on Scotland in Britain's knife-edge vote

2015-05-07 08:55

All eyes will be on Scotland as the Scottish National Party looks set for a landslide victory north of the border in Britain's general election, a result that could hand it the role of kingmaker.

Scotland stops shale gas projects

2015-01-28 21:13

Scotland has imposed a moratorium on shale gas planning permits and is launching an assessment of the impact of shale gas on public health.

Move over Nessie, Scotland gets a new marine reptile

2015-01-12 08:26

Scientists have announced the discovery of the fossil remains of a dolphin-like seagoing reptile on Scotland's Isle of Skye that lived about 170 million years ago and was about 4.3m long.

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