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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.

Calum MacLeod hammers fastest ODI hundred for Scotland, shatters records

June 10, 2018 8:04 pm

Scotland's Calum MacLeod created history after he became the first batsman from Scotland to score a hundred against England.

60 million-year-old meteorite impact found on Scotland island

December 15, 2017 8:30 pm

Scientists exploring volcanic rock off a Scottish island discovered remains from a perviously-unknown meteorite that impacted the Earth around 60 million years ago.

Scotland's ex-first minister to host Russia Today chatshow, draws flak

November 10, 2017 7:12 pm

Alex Salmond, is still very influential in the independence movement and is never far from the spotlight with outspoken comments on US President Donald Trump, Brexit.

Tony Blair, John Major planning to warn citizens on how Brexit threatens UK's unity

June 09, 2016 1:38 pm

Voting against staying in the EU could undermine the peace in Northern Ireland and stoking calls for Scottish independence.

SCOTLAND PHOTOS

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).