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Monday, April 06, 2020



A look at Scotland's proposed law to make sanitary products free for all

March 01, 2020 1:52 pm

Referring to “period dignity”, the legislation aims to develop a universal system in Scotland, which will provide free sanitary products for “anyone who needs them”.

UK faces another fierce storm; 2 found dead in rough seas

February 16, 2020 7:07 am

The fourth named storm of the season, dubbed Dennis by Britain's Met Office weather service, prompted widespread travel disruptions on Saturday and had the potential to cause more damage than last weekend's Storm Ciara given the already saturated ground in much of the country.

Sunday Long Reads: How does literature fuel our wanderlust?

December 15, 2019 4:06 pm

How do readers travel the world? Do they go to new places, looking to retrace the adventures of their favourite literary characters? Are their perceptions of those places shaped by their reading? From tracing Goethe’s footsteps in Rome to seeking Octavio Paz in Mexico City, this issue looks at literary journeys and how they fuel our wanderlust. First up, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco, which, like a declaration of love, allows you to reinvent yourself, no justifications needed

Plum Pie in the Springtime

December 15, 2019 8:18 am

In an unusually warm Scotland spring, an unexpected encounter with the eternal summer of a Wodehouse book

Scotch Whiskey Association says US tariffs will hurt Scotland, urges restraint

October 03, 2019 6:32 pm

Washington on Wednesday said it would slap 10 per cent tariffs on European-made Airbus planes and 25% duties on a range of products including French wine, Scotch whiskies and cheese from across the continent as punishment for illegal EU aircraft subsidies.

Air Force disputes Alaska crew favoured Trump's Scottish hotel

September 08, 2019 8:40 am

The disclosure comes as Trump last week denied he had any role in Vice President Mike Pence booking a room at a Trump resort in Ireland or Attorney General William Barr booking at holiday party at a Trump property.

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules

May 29, 2019 9:49 pm

A bill presented to the devolved Scottish parliament on Wednesday aims to give clear ground rules that are legally watertight for any referendum vote.

Scotland is scrutinising its laws after a US hunter killed a 'beautiful' goat

October 26, 2018 8:57 pm

While many defenders of hunting see it as an honorable, skilled and bonding experience, others denounce it as unnecessary waste in the modern age and detrimental to the environment and to the animals who roam in the wild.

Only independence can resolve Scotland's Brexit quandary: Nicola Sturgeon

October 10, 2018 12:07 am

In the UK's 2016 referendum on EU membership, a majority of voters in Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the bloc, while England - by far the most populous of the home nations - and Wales voted to leave.

Brexit could sway Scottish voters towards independence from UK: poll

September 03, 2018 8:31 am

Scotland voted against independence in 2014, but a subsequent referendum on leaving the EU has reignited debate over its long-term future as one of Britain's four constituent parts alongside England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


Kumar Sangakkara breaks records as Sri Lanka cruise into quarters

March 11, 2015 9:24 pm

After a dominant performance in the drubbing of Scotland on Wednesday, Sri Lanka will now look to the quarters.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

March 03, 2015 5:25 pm

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.

Afghanistan vs Scotland: In match of equals, Afghanistan snatch first World Cup win

February 26, 2015 4:22 pm

Afghanistan beat Scotland by 1 wicket in a dramatic match in Dunedin to claim their first World Cup win.

England vs Scotland: In match of neighbours, England beat Scotland

February 23, 2015 4:13 pm

We take a look back at a rather colour full day in Christchurch as England took on Scotland.

Scottish voters choose to remain with the United Kingdom

September 19, 2014 2:10 pm

Supporters of the 'No campaign' celebrate after the result was announced at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland on Friday (September 19).