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Poland reach 2018 FIFA World Cup; Scots' dreams ended in dramatic draw

Poland reach 2018 FIFA World Cup; Scots' dreams ended in dramatic draw

The draw meant Scotland could only finish third in the group on 18 points, behind Slovakia only on goal difference, eight points adrift of group winners England and three points ahead of Slovenia.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
'Detained Indian ship in UK to be sold over unpaid wages'

'Detained Indian ship in UK to be sold over unpaid wages'

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) believes that the crew, still aboard the vessel 'Malaviya Seven', are now owed more than 600,000 pounds (USD 803,760).

Sep 15, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
PV Sindhu to lead India’s charge as World Badminton Championships kicks off on Monday

PV Sindhu to lead India’s charge as World Badminton Championships kicks off on Monday

An Indian player is yet to win a gold at the tournament if you rewind back to the previous editions. But as many as five Indian shuttlers have been seeded this time around.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Rare species of endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly spotted in Scotland after 133 years

Rare species of endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly spotted in Scotland after 133 years

The rare species of the endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly was last recorded sighting in 1884, as per media reports.

Aug 18, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

Sexual assaults on London trains doubles in five years

The British Transport Police (BTP) data shows that 1,448 offences were reported in 2016-17, up from 650 in 2012-2013.

 

Jul 20, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Edinburgh Airport hit by power outage, some flights disrupted

Scotland`s Edinburgh Airport said on Wednesday it had been hit by a power outage, disrupting some flights and forcing passengers to queue in the dark. 

 

Jun 28, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Scotland Yard make new arrest in London terror attack inquiry

Scotland Yard make new arrest in London terror attack inquiry

Scotland Yard has made a new arrest of a 19-year-old man in relation to its ongoing investigation into the London Bridge terrorist attack, bringing the total number of persons in custody to seven.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Harry Kane cherishes 'special' England equaliser against Scotland

Two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks left England facing a first qualifying defeat since October 2009, only for Kane to volley in a 93rd-minute leveller from substitute Raheem Sterling`s left-wing cross.

Jun 11, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
2018 World Cup Qualifier: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

Jun 10, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Scottish government to distribute free vitamins to every mum-to-be

Scottish government to distribute free vitamins to every mum-to-be

Health officials in Scotland have also launched a country-wide survey into maternal and infant nutrition.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Scotland makes formal request to UK for independence vote

Scotland makes formal request to UK for independence vote

The Scottish government on Friday formally notified British Prime Minister Theresa May of its request for a second referendum on independence, deepening a crisis sparked by the Brexit vote.

 

Mar 31, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ruled out a call for a Scottish independence referendum by saying "now is not the time" for another vote.

Mar 16, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Scottish independence vote looking inevitable, FT cites unidentified UK minister

A second Scottish independence referendum is now looking inevitable and ministers in the United Kingdom government have now concluded it is a question of when such a vote will be held, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Archaeologists discover stash of rare Bronze Age weapons in Scotland

Archaeologists discover stash of rare Bronze Age weapons in Scotland

A stash of rare weapons including a notched bronze sword and a gold-decorated spearhead, which likely date back to between 1000 BC and 800 BC, have been discovered by archaeologists in Scotland.

Feb 23, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Scottish vote to air opposition to Brexit

The Scottish parliament is expected to officially register its opposition to the British government`s march towards Brexit on Tuesday in a vote that will further strain the bonds of the United King

Feb 07, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Scotland needs own immigration deal within Brexit, committee says

Scotland depends on young migrants to expand its workforce and its population and should seek a tailor-made deal as part of Brexit to manage its own migration

Feb 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
UK Supreme Court says PM Theresa May must get Parliament approval to trigger Brexit

UK Supreme Court says PM Theresa May must get Parliament approval to trigger Brexit

The UK Supreme Court dismissed the government`s argument that Theresa May could simply use executive powers known as "royal prerogative" to invoke Article 50 of the EU`s Lisbon Treaty.

Jan 24, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Scots against new independence referendum this year: Poll

Almost two thirds of people in Scotland oppose holding another independence referendum during 2017, a poll revealed on Monday.

Jan 03, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Scotland should remain in European Union's single market after Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland should remain in European Union's single market after Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in the Scottish government, unveiled proposals on Tuesday for Scotland`s future relationship with Europe after Britain leaves the European Union (EU).

Dec 20, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
Scotland, Wales demand access to EU's single market as part of Brexit deal

Scotland, Wales demand access to EU's single market as part of Brexit deal

During talks after the British Irish Council Summit, Sturgeon and Jones also discussed ways in which the ambitions of Scotland and Wales can be fulfilled.

Nov 26, 2016, 03:39 AM IST