Scotland

Scotland becomes first country in the world to make sanitary products free for women

The bill brought forward by Lennon on Tuesday was approved by a majority vote to make items such as tampons and sanitary available to everyone free of cost. The bill was approved by 121 votes to zero after it earned the support of the Scottish government and the other opposition parties.

Nov 25, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

Vaani Kapoor feels 'surreal' flying off to Scotland for Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' shoot

'Bell Bottom' is a thriller set in the 1980s. The film also features Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta.

Sep 02, 2020, 08:45 AM IST

Raees Ahmadzai appointed Afghanistan's new Director of Cricket

The 35-year-old has replaced Andy Moles, who had served dually as the chief selector and the director of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).

Aug 24, 2020, 17:21 PM IST

Ex-Scotland, Rangers F.C defender Tom Forsyth dies at 71

Forsyth made 326 appearances for Rangers during his 10-year stay at the Ibrox, winning three league titles and four Scottish Cups. The former defender also won 22 caps for Scotland 

Aug 15, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

Flooding in Scotland : Torrential rain and thunderstorms bring flooding and disruption

A major incident has been declared in Fife after torrential rain and thunderstorms battered parts of central and eastern Scotland overnight.

Aug 13, 2020, 07:30 AM IST

3 dead, 6 in hospital after train derails in Scotland; PM Boris Johnson orders probe

Three people were killed and six others injured Wednesday when a passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland after heavy rain and flooding hit the area. The train driver was believed to be among the dead, British Transport Police said.

Aug 13, 2020, 06:28 AM IST

Scotland willing to host Australia, New Zealand series behind closed doors

New Zealand were to visit the Netherlands for an ODI series but that series was postponed this week following advice from the Dutch government.
 

Apr 30, 2020, 11:04 AM IST

On this day in 2009, Afghanistan won their first-ever ODI match

The ICC took its official Twitter handle to inform its followers of Afghanistan's 89-run win over Scotland in the World Cup qualifier match.

Apr 19, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

Liverpool great Sir Kenny Dalglish diagnosed with coronavirus

Dalglish had notched up 118 goals in 355 matches he played for Premier League football club, Liverpool.

Apr 11, 2020, 10:16 AM IST

Coronavirus: Scottish Football Association further suspends season until at least June 10

On March 19, the Scottish FA had announced the suspension of football until further notice and with a stipulation of April 30 at the earliest.

Apr 10, 2020, 11:48 AM IST

Former Scotland off-spinner Majid Haq tests positive for coronavirus

Mazid played his last match for the country during the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Mar 21, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

U19 World Cup: Pakistan colts beat Scotland, West Indies stun Australia in opener

Pakistan U19 will next lock horns with Zimbabwe on January 22.

Jan 20, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

Scotland announce squad for ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020

Scotland will kickstart their campaign at the ICC U-19 World Cup against Pakistan on January 19. 

Dec 13, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

ICC announces fixture for series three of Men's World Cup League 2

The third of the 21 series in League 2 will see the Sharjah Cricket Stadium and ICC Academy Oval 1, Dubai, host six ODIs between UAE, Scotland and USA over eight days between December 8 and 15.

Nov 07, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

Spin attack will play a key part, says Ireland`s T20I captain Gary Wilson

Since the qualifier will be held in UAE, which is famous for slow pitches, Ireland has selected three full-time spinners for the tri-series tournament, which also features Netherlands and Scotland.

Sep 14, 2019, 20:14 PM IST

Blow for UK PM Johnson as Scottish court rules suspension of Parliament is unlawful

The three Scottish judges concluded that the principal reason to prorogue parliament was to prevent it holding the executive to account over Brexit and to allow Johnson to pursue a no-deal Brexit policy.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Kevin de Bruyne inspires Belgium to 4-0 rout of Scotland

Victory left Belgium with 18 points from six games, three more than second-placed Russia, who needed an 89th-minute goal by Mario Fernandes to beat Kazakhstan 1-0.

Sep 10, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Scotland captain Andy Robertson says defeat against Russia a career low

Liverpool defender Robertson said Scotland appeared scared after taking the lead at Hampden Park and then leaking goals either side of halftime.

Sep 07, 2019, 19:49 PM IST

Zinedine Zidane advises Eden Hazard against playing for Belgium

Hazard, who Madrid signed from Chelsea for a joint-club record fee of 100 million euros ($111.44 million) in June, has yet to play a competitive game for his new side after injuring his thigh the day before the La Liga season started.

Aug 31, 2019, 19:55 PM IST

Uncapped Harry Souttar in Australia squad for World Cup qualifier

Souttar, who is playing for English Championship club Fleetwood Town on loan from Stoke City, is one of 12 players with 10 or fewer caps in the squad as Arnold looks to regenerate the side on the road to Qatar.

Aug 30, 2019, 18:41 PM IST