Scotland


Woman killed by freak lightning bolt while hiking

2019-06-10 12:44

"The deceased was incredibly unlucky."

Heroic dad dies days after saving daughter from fire

2019-03-05 18:00

A dad who bravely pulled his 13-month-old daughter from their burning home has died.

Royal Mail ‘delivers’ children’s letter to their dad in heaven

2018-12-04 14:02

A Royal Mail office manager has touched the hearts of two Scottish siblings in a moving way.

WATCH: How far will these golden eagles spread their wings?

2018-08-21 21:56

There are hopes that a new project in Scotland will re-introduce golden eagles in England and Wales.

Dinosaur footprints discovered on Scottish island

2018-04-05 10:04

Dinosaur footprints dating back 170 million years have been discovered on a Scottish island and will help shed light on the reptiles' evolution, the University of Edinburgh says.

First floating wind farm starts operating in Scotland

2017-10-18 21:06

The world's first floating wind farm has started operations off the coast of Scotland, opening up the possibility of turbines at sea depths that would avoid spoiling views.

Sturgeon puts second independence referendum on hold

2017-06-27 19:01

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has changed her mind about seeking a second independence referendum.

Scotland makes formal request to UK for independence vote

2017-03-31 19:31

The Scottish government has formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence.

First look at Paul Bettany as Vision in The Avengers Infinity War

2017-03-24 10:06

Pictures of Paul Bettany as Vision in The Avengers Infinity War have just been released.

Parliament backs Brexit bill as Scotland bids to break away

2017-03-14 06:29

Parliament gave its approval for Prime Minister Theresa May to start Britain's withdrawal from the EU, even as Scotland signalled its opposition by announcing plans for a fresh independence vote.

 

WATCH: Dog rescued by helicopter in snowy Scottish mountains

2019-03-14 19:32

A stranded dog was airlifted to safety from the mountains in Cairngorms, Scotland, after having been missing for 48 hours.

WATCH: Woman completes epic drive from Scotland to Cape Town in a 1958 Morris Minor

2019-01-18 14:17

Laura Morrison arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey from Aberdeen in her dad's old 1958 Morris Minor to raise funds for cancer research. Watch.

WATCH: 20 000 rally for Scottish independence as Brexit looms

2018-10-06 21:28

Around 20 000 people have marched through Edinburgh calling for Scottish independence, officials say, less than six months before Britain's planned departure from the European Union.

10 000 protest Trump in Edinburgh; UK police seek paraglider

2018-07-14 17:44

About 10 000 people have marched through the Scottish capital of Edinburgh to protest US President Donald Trump, while police tried to find a paraglider who breached a no-fly zone and flew a protest banner over the golf resort where Trump is staying.

Top UK court backs Scottish minimum drink price law

2017-11-16 08:29

Britain's top court has supported the Scottish government's innovative plan to stop people "drinking themselves to death" by imposing a minimum price on alcohol.

First floating wind farm starts operation in Scotland

2017-10-18 14:45

The world's first floating wind farm has started operations off the coast of Scotland, opening up the possibility of turbines at sea depths that would avoid spoiling views from the shore.

Scotland's minister, a Trump critic, says she would meet him

2017-04-06 14:38

Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon, who has been a critic of Donald Trump, says she would agree to meet the US president and try to build on the strong relationship between Scotland and the United States.

Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

2017-03-28 21:05

Scotland's parliament has voted to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum.

Scottish lawmakers debate new referendum

2017-03-21 16:19

Scottish lawmakers begin a two-day debate on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for an independence referendum - a major headache for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Scotland's leader seeks new independence referendum

2017-03-13 14:40

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Monday she will move quickly to give Scottish voters a chance to make Scotland an independent country.

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