Republican US presidential front- runner Donald Trump, owner of two Scottish golf courses, has been accused of attempting to "blackmail" Scotland by blocking 700 million pounds of investments if he is barred from visiting the UK over his controversial remarks on Muslims. Suzanne Kelly, the campaigner behind a petition signed by more than 570,000 people calling for Trump to be banned from the UK has accused the real estate tycoon of attempting to blackmail Scotland. She started the petition, which is to be debated by MPs in the House of Commons later this month, after Trump called for a temporary ban on Muslims travelling to the US.
The Russian Defence Ministry said late on Thursday that senior British military officials had met with their Russian counterparts in Moscow to discuss how best to avoid incidents between the two countries` armed forces at sea and in the air.
A 39-year-old Scottish nurse who had contracted the deadly Ebola in West Africa was on Friday readmitted to an isolation unit after she developed what appears to be a very rare reactivation of the virus at a hospital here.
In a bizarre incident, a Scottish man tried to open a KLM plane's door at 30,000 feet, mistaking it for the loo entrance, attracting a fine of 600 euros and a ban from travelling with the airline for five years.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Friday warned Prime Minister David Cameron that he's on "borrowed time" over the future of a United Kingdom on the first anniversary of the landmark independence referendum.
A year since Scotland voted against independence in a historic referendum, questions remain over the country`s future in the United Kingdom with nationalists waiting for the right moment to push for another vote.
A new 3 million pound fund has been set up to allow Chinese whisky connoisseurs to invest in some of Scotland's rarest drams as well as help boost exports to China, where an austerity drive by the ruling Communist party has badly hit sales.
Former Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond said Sunday that another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom was "inevitable" because of policies pursued by Prime Minister David Cameron`s government in London.
A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland`s Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish -- although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.