Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak
Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.

2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations
2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations

The 2015 World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14-March 29 where India will be the defending champions in the 14-nation tournament. Here are the form and prospects updates of the competing teams:

Fossils of prehistoric dolphin-like creature discovered

A new dolphin-like species that lived around 170 million years ago has been identified from fossils found on the Isle of Skye off Scotland.

170 million-yr-old bones of Loch Ness monster's relative found in Scotland

Scientists have recently discovered bones of relative of Loch Ness monster who lived in the waters of the Isle of Skye in Scotland 170 million years ago.

Scotland name 2015 Cricket World Cup squad
Scotland name 2015 Cricket World Cup squad

Scotland`s selectors on Friday named their final squad of 15 players for the World Cup in New Zealand and Australia in what will be the country`s third appearance at the global showpiece.

DU to send teachers to Scotland for digital literacy training

Four teachers of Delhi University will be heading to Scotland in a few months from now to undergo training on digital literacy at Edinburgh College with a workshop set to be held here to draw up the shortlist for the trip.

Eight presumed dead after ship sank off Scotland

Eight crew members onboard a cargo ship that sank off the coast of Scotland were presumed dead on Monday, two days after the vessel capsized in stormy weather.

8 missing after cargo ship capsizes off Scotland

British rescue teams searched on Sunday for eight missing crew members from a cargo ship that capsized north of Scotland.

Two injured as plane veers off runway in Scotland

Scotland's ambulance service says two people were injured when a plane veered off a runway on Scotland's wind-whipped Isle of Lewis.

First same-sex weddings take place in Scotland

 Scotland`s first same-sex weddings took place Wednesday after a new gay marriage law came into effect earlier this month.

'Second patient in Scotland being tested for Ebola'

A second health worker is being tested for Ebola in Scotland after returning from West Africa, a day after another was diagnosed with the disease in Glasgow, Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday.

Ebola returns to Europe with first case diagnosed in Scotland

A healthcare worker recently back from Sierra Leone was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday by doctors in Scotland`s largest city, the first diagnosis of the deadly virus in Britain during the current outbreak.

Separatists to dominate Scotland in UK election: Poll

The pro-independence Scottish National Party is set to dominate Scotland in the United Kingdom general election in May, according to a poll out Saturday, potentially giving it the balance of power.

Queen says fixing division in Scotland 'will take time'

Healing differences in Scotland after a divisive referendum that came close to splitting the United Kingdom this year will take time, Queen Elizabeth II said in her annual Christmas broadcast on Thursday.

Glasgow garbage bin lorry crashes into pedestrians, six killed; terrorism ruled out
Glasgow garbage bin lorry crashes into pedestrians, six killed; terrorism ruled out

Christmas shopping turned into a tragic experience for some at Glasgow's George Square as a garbage bin lorry careened out of control and rammed into pedestrians, killing six and injuring eight others critically, Scotland police said.

Serious crash shuts down Glasgow centre

A number of people are believed to have been injured after a big garbage truck lost control and crashed into a group of pedestrians in the heart of the Scottish capital of Glasgow on Monday.

Same-sex marriage law adopted in Scotland

 Scotland`s new law on same-sex marriages has come into effect, a media report said Tuesday.

Tougher UK drink-drive rule urged after Scots lower limit

Scotland on Friday lowered its drink-drive limit below that in force in the rest of Britain, in a move that could put motorists over the legal threshold after just one drink.

UK edges towards federalism with Scotland powers deal

  Britain agreed to further dismantle its highly centralised system of government on Thursday, striking a political deal to grant Scotland new tax-raising powers in a move critics fear could trigger the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom.

Scotland to be granted income tax autonomy

Scotland is set to get sweeping new powers including setting its own income tax rates, under plans unveiled Thursday by a cross-party commission on greater devolution.