Scottish farmer fined for punching sheep

2020-02-25 22:04

A Scottish wool farmer has pleaded guilty to animal abuse after he was caught on video punching two sheep in the face, an animal welfare charity says.

Africa Scotland Business Network aims to increase business participation

2020-01-22 17:20

Since the launch of the Africa Scotland Business Network in Cape Town in November 2019, it has grown organically to a membership of 86.

New Africa-Scotland business network launched

2019-10-26 12:50

A new Africa-Scotland business network with support from business and government is launching in Cape Town in November.

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's finance minister quits over messages to boy

2020-02-06 16:02

Scotland's finance secretary Derek Mackay quit just hours before he was due to present the budget on Thursday, saying he had "behaved foolishly" in a string of messages to a 16-year-old schoolboy.

Pilot ignored warning lights before helicopter crashed, killing 10

2019-10-30 16:38

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a packed Scottish pub, killing 10 people, "took a chance" by ignoring five low fuel warnings, an inquiry finds.

WATCH | Loch Ness monster may not be what you think

2019-09-06 11:00

A team of international scientists says it has found no evidence of large animals like a dinosaur in Scotland's Loch Ness - but lots of eel DNA.

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.

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