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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.

 

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. 

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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 Kingdom.

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

Wayne Rooney to make England return as captain in World Cup qualifier against arch-rivals Scotland

Wayne Rooney to make England return as captain in World Cup qualifier against arch-rivals Scotland

Rooney takes the captain`s armband back from Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson, who Southgate confirmed will start.

'Referendum if Scotland's vote against Brexit not respected'

'Referendum if Scotland's vote against Brexit not respected'

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today warned British Prime Minister Theresa May of holding an independent referendum if Scotland's vote against Brexit is "not respected".

Britsh PM Theresa May seeks to unite first ministers over Brexit plans

Britsh PM Theresa May seeks to unite first ministers over Brexit plans

British Prime Minister Theresa May will today meet the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in London, where she will face calls for each region to vote on the government's Brexit plans.