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Britain's Next Prime Minister Has Probably Already Lost Scotland  Bloomberg

While the Tories squabble over Brexit in London, the Scots are reminded of how alien all that English politicking is.

Scottish alcohol sales drop as minimum price kicks in  BBC News

Scots bought less alcohol in 2018 than any year since records began in the early 1990s, according to a new report. Analysis by NHS Health Scotland found ...

NUS Scotland says early drop-out fees for students 'unfair'  BBC News

NUS Scotland condemns the practice of asking students who leave courses early to pay their tuition fees.

Scotland given Sir Alex Ferguson's backing as they aim to stay in World Cup  The Telegraph

Scotland will make a last-ditch attempt to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup on Wednesday night, armed with a message of support from Sir Alex ...

In pictures: Tough Mudder hits Scotland  BBC News

Hundreds of competitors tackle the gruelling challenge held in the grounds of Drumlanrig Castle.

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals  The Guardian

Scotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has ...

Fresh calls for end to greyhound racing in Scotland  BBC News

Greyhound racing is "outdated and cruel" and has no place in modern Scotland, according to campaigners. Calls for the sport to be banned have been stepped ...

10 Boris Johnson observations on Scotland  The Scotsman

Boris Johnson is the man most likely to become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom.

Mysterious Artificial Islands in Scotland Are Thousands of Years Older Than We Thought  ScienceAlert

In the distant past of the northern British Isles, ancient humans didn't always dwell on dry land. Across Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, the foundations of ...

The 12 demands England must accept to negotiate with Scotland  The National

AS the prospect of Prime Minister Boris Johnson moves inexorably towards reality so the minute hand on the clock of Scottish independence edges…

Women’s World Cup 2019: Can Scotland qualify for the last 16? Final fixture permutations explained  iNews

While Scotland have shown promise in glimmers at this World Cup, they now find themselves in a difficult situation. Defeat to England in their opening game was ...

Long-term empty homes in Scotland up 5.5% in a year  The Canary

The issue is “clearly exacerbating Scotland's housing crisis”

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Scotland vs. Argentina  CBS Sports

Scotland and Argentina get one last chance to advance to the knockout stage of the 2019 Women's World Cup when the two countries meet in their final Group ...

Claire Emslie comes full circle for Scotland after her Florida project  HeraldScotland

MISSING out on Scotland selection in the early years of her career was a low point for Claire Emslie, but the 25-year-old made up for lost time when…

No disconnect between Scotland & Lions, says Gregor Townsend  BBC Sport

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend doesn't expect an invite to join the British and Irish Lions coaching staff in 2021 - but says his players have a "good ...

An updated guide to Scotland - with a distinctly Outlander theme  HeraldScotland

IT IS the TV series which has caused visitors numbers to soar across the historic and eyecatching Scottish attractions featured in the last five…

Church in Scotland urged to update sex abuse reporting and prevention protocols  Catholic News Agency

A Scottish Catholic organization set up to prevent, report and audit allegations of sexual abuse within the Church can do even more to “rebuild trust” following ...

Partick Thistle deserve credit for their show of LGBT+ solidarity  Football Scotland

Complaining about a rainbow flag on a football top is the epitome of wee guy behaviour.

Poll: Tory Party members 'would rather see Scotland split from UK than Brexit fail'  HeraldScotland

CONSERVATIVE Party members would be willing to see the break-up of the UK in order to secure Brexit, a new poll has found.

Independent Scotland joining EU would be 'win-win' for both  The National

AN independent Scotland becoming a new member of the European Union could be the silver lining of the Brexit cloud for the bloc, according to the…

Police make 999 warning amid phone problems in east Scotland  BBC News

BT said the early morning landline problems have been resolved, following the police warning.

Meet Scotland's real-life mermaid who entertains families with underwater shows  Daily Record

Katrina Comiskey was obsessed with Disney's Little Mermaid when she was younger - now her dream is a reality.

Mamma Mia! the musical is coming to Scotland - here's how to get tickets  Daily Record

The smash hit show will play in Edinburgh in 2019 and Glasgow in 2020.

Labour MP doesn't care about how party does in Scotland  The National

AS if Scottish Labour didn't have enough trouble to deal with in their own ranks, now their UK colleagues are throwing them under the bus.

The truth about Scotland’s 2045 climate change target – Dr Richard Dixon  The Scotsman

Changes in the way emissions are calculated means that Scotland shift its 'net-zero' target to 2042, writes Dr Richard Dixon.

Kris Boyd: Kilmarnock and former Rangers and Scotland striker retires  BBC Sport

Kilmarnock and former Rangers and Scotland striker Kris Boyd retires with immediate effect after an 18-year career.

Why Scotland is planting 60,000 trees a day – Fergus Ewing  The Scotsman

Planting trees is vital in the fight against climate change and Scotland's strategy – to boost woodland cover to 21 per cent of the country by 2032 is attracting ...

Plans for giant wind farm off Scotland win approval  HeraldScotland

A Chinese-owned renewable energy firm has won official consent for plans to develop a giant wind farm off eastern Scotland that has been under…

Record number of school leavers in Scotland moving into work, study or training  The Canary

The rate of young people in Scotland working, studying or training nine months after leaving school has hit its highest recorded level. Official statistics show ...

Scotland's population is heading east and away from the countryside  HeraldScotland

SCOTLAND'S population is predicted to shift from the east to the west and away from rural areas in the coming years as people move to take advantage of better ...

Revealed: Which parts of Scotland have the highest multiple sclerosis rates  The Scotsman

Orkney continues to top the table for rates of multiple sclerosis in Scotland, a study has revealed.

18 Jun 2019 Driving change in Scotland  The Brain Tumour Charity

Read our latest news and posts on brain tumours, including charity updates and research news on different types of tumours, including astrocytoma and GBM.

Work to begin in Edinburgh on Scotland's first artificial surf park  The Sunday Post

Work to create Scotland's first artificial surf park in an old quarry will soon get under way after the project officially received planning permission. Wavegarden ...

BBC Scotland evening news bulletin among 21 programmes with 'no viewers'  Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information *service* which helps ...

Scotland v Argentina: We can prove doubters wrong - Sophie Howard  BBC Sport

Sophie Howard is confident Scotland's ability to "perform under pressure" will ensure they prove their doubters wrong and secure a win over Argentina.

Scotland v Argentina: 'We can expose them' - Hayley Lauder on World Cup showdown  BBC Sport

Argentina's need for goals can work in Scotland's favour in Wednesday's Women's World Cup showdown in Paris, defender Hayley Lauder believes.

Scotland performance against Japan at World Cup leaves Hope Solo unimpressed  CNN

As Scotland slipped to a second Women's World Cup defeat at France 2019, former US star Hope Solo delivered a typically no holds barred assessment of their ...

Scotland U20s bid to avoid first Tier 1 relegation since 2012  RugbyPass

There has not been a Tier 1 side relegated from the U20 Championship since 2012, but Scotland U20s find themselves in the relegation playoff this saturday.

Former Rangers and Scotland striker retires after 18-year career  The42

Irish midfielder Gary Dicker has paid tribute to his Kilmarnock team-mate Kris Boyd, who steps away from professional football at 35.

Erin Cuthbert column: Scotland striker on Paris, Piccadilly Circus & Argentina  BBC Sport

Scotland striker Erin Cuthbert on being a tourist in Paris, having her face on a billboard, and why she's not desperate for a goal against Argentina.

The route to Brexit Britain is a road to ruin for Scotland  SNP

Scotland must not be held hostage by a Tory Party consumed by chaos and occupied by careerists. Scotland must have a choice over the direction of its future.

Scotland's crannogs are older than Stonehenge  BBC News

Used for building homes on lochs, the artificial islands were previously thought to date from the Iron Age.

Strawberry Moon visible in Scotland tonight - here's when to spot it  Daily Record

The supermoon will appear red in colour and is often called the Strawberry Moon because it signals the time of year for gathering ripe fruit.

BBC Radio 5 live - Football Daily, WWC: All or nothing for Scotland and can England top the group?  BBC News

A look ahead to England and Scotland's final group games.

Shake your tartan: Franklin celebrates 'Taste of Scotland'  WLOS

It was a weekend of Scottish fun, food, fashion and music in Franklin. WLOS. The Taste of Scotland and Celtic Festival wrapped up Sunday afternoon. The Kirkin' ...

Your pictures of Scotland: 7 - 14 June  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 and 14 June.

‘Crannogs’: Mini islands in Scotland thought to be 5,000-year-old ceremonial sites  The Independent

Artificial miniature islands that speckle the waterways of Scotland and Ireland are twice as old as originally thought, scientists have revealed for the first time.

Women's World Cup: What would you say to Scotland and England?  CBBC Newsround

Ahead of Scotland's crucial match against Argentina on Wednesday, and with England hoping to remain unbeaten in Group D, we want to know what you would ...

Scotland vs Argentina FREE: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for the Women’s World Cup c  The Sun

Shelley Kerr's side will be heading home after this match with progression to the knockout stages not possible.

Extinction Rebellion Scotland protest: Edinburgh roads facing disruption  Edinburgh Live

Climate protesters Extinction Rebellion Scotland are to disrupt roads in Edinburgh today as they begin a week of “targeted action” - you can follow our live blog ...

Ancre Somme Association Scotland hold poignant service in West Lothian  Daily Record

A poignant *service* was held recently at Whitburn Memorial Cairn. Ancre Somme Association Scotland in partnership with West Lothian Council and with the ...

Worm with eyes in head and bottom found off Shetland  BBC News

Scientists found the new species during a survey of a marine protected area off Scotland.

Council in talks to build Scotland’s first legal cannabis ‘farm’  The Scotsman

An Australian company is determined to build the first legal cannabis farm in Scotland after talks with a local authority.

Shelley Kerr tries to calm World Cup exit fears by insisting Scotland planned for Argentina decider  The Telegraph

As Scotland's World Cup ambitions teeter on the edge of elimination, Shelley Kerr attempted to allay fears by insisting these were the results she had planned for ...

Scotland to have 'world-leading' potato research and development hub  The Scottish Farmer

SEEDS have been sown for the creation of a 'world-leading' potato hub in Scotland, designed to give those working in the £200 million-plus industry…

Scotland Added 22 Million New Trees Last Year, Carrying the UK Goal on its Green Shoulders  Good News Network

The Scottish government has just announced that they have surged past their national tree planting goals by planting over 22 million trees in 2018. The new ...

Scotland making slow progress towards cycling target, MSPs told  Isle of Wight County Press

Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said people make around 4 of everyday journeys by bicycle, well short of the 10 aimed for by 2020.

Scotland's first railway uncovered in East Lothian after being hidden for centuries  Edinburgh Live

The Waggonway is one of the oldest railway remains anywhere in the world.

Grant lands another Scotland cap  The Scotsman

Stenhousemuir's Callum Grant has received a national call-up.

Scotland planted over 22 million trees last year, smashing goals | TheHill  The Hill

The Scottish forestry agency announced on Thursday that the country surpassed its tree planting goals last year, making what it called a “critical contribution to ...

Devastating report reveals crisis in Scotland's care sector  HeraldScotland

SCOTLAND'S care sector is facing a looming crisis as soaring numbers of charities pull out of contracts due to council cutbacks, is threatening to…

England vs. Scotland breaks UK TV viewing record for women's game  CNN

(CNN) The match between England and Scotland on Sunday at France 2019 broke UK television viewing figure records for a women's football game, says the ...

Scotland's employment rate hits record high  BBC News

Scotland's employment rate reached a record high in the three months to April, according to official figures. Employment among Scots of working age rose by ...

Dave MacLeod coasts along The Golden Road in Scotland  Planetmountain

Scottish rock climber Dave MacLeod has made the first ascent of The Golden Road. Located at Creag Mo on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, this trad climb ...

Scotland's cleanest beaches win awards  BBC News

Dozens of Scottish locations are recognised in a Keep Scotland Beautiful campaign.

Almost all of Scotland's councils dip into cash reserves over year  Isle of Wight County Press

Cosla said local authorities had to make 'uncomfortable decisions' in 2018-19.

John Lennon: It’s not an accident the Beatles singer loved Scotland  Express

IT is 50 years ago this month since one of the world's most famous men embarked on a very eventful Highland holiday that landed him and his family in hospital.

Scotland's first vertical farm gets £5.4m funding boost  The Telegraph

The start-up behind Scotland's first vertical farm has received £5.

Scotland’s budget is a taste of independence  Financial Times

Scotland is set for a taste of independence. Further devolution of social spending and income tax has left a hole in the country's budget plans. From now on ...

Plans underway to create new Citizens’ Assembly in Scotland  The Scotsman

Plans for the assembly, which will seek to explore some of the major challenges facing the country, were announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in April.

Scotland faces hard energy choices | Scotland  The Times

People living in Scotland will have to pay more for their energy and will be urged to use less of it in the coming years, according to experts.There were also ...

The 'brutal reality' for alcohol-damaged children  BBC News

A new support *service* is launched to help families with children who were exposed to alcohol in the womb.

Scotland's Tiny Artificial Islands Date to the Stone Age  Smithsonian.com

Five crannogs in the Outer Hebrides were built 5000 years ago, perhaps for ritual purposes.

Fishing row breaks out between Scotland and Ireland  BBC News

A row has broken out between Scotland and Ireland over fishing rights around the uninhabited islet of Rockall. The Scottish government has said it will take ...

For Remote Communities In Scotland's Outer Hebrides, Mobile Libraries Are A Lifeline  NPR

Library vans ply lonely roads and deliver books, including works in Gaelic, to hundreds of isolated residents. Seeing the mobile librarian is sometimes the only ...

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland  The Guardian

The location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and ...

Getting out the group is realistic for Scotland - Gemma Fay  BBC Sport

Gemma Fay believes Scotland have the mental strength and technical ability to beat Argentina and reach the World Cup knockout stages.

Scotland Health Care System awarded Energy Star Certification  Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — Scotland Health Care System has announced that it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® certification for ...

'Scotland is our home now, but Brexit has led us to reconsider our future here'  The Irish Times

Working Abroad Q&A: Barry Chapman is a pharmacist in Edinburgh.

Saturday's Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Turnbull, Rangers, Aribo, Scotland, Fraser  BBC Sport

David Turnbull, who has rejected the chance to join Celtic from Motherwell, was offered more money than Virgil van Dijk and Victor Wanyama started on at the ...

Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi  The Chester Standard

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon enjoyed a kickabout with schoolchildren in Malawi as he saw the work being done by Scottish charity Mary's Meals.

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup set to host one of the biggest rivalries in sport  CNN

(CNN) On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport.

Greenhouse gas emissions target missed in Scotland  BBC News

The Scottish government has officially missed its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Although total emissions fell by 3.3%, Scotland's participation in ...

Scotland Can Become Stars In Their First Performance On The Big Stage  Deadspin

Most countries making their debut in a tournament like the World Cup are just happy to be there. Implied in a country making it to its first major tournament is that ...

Household statistics show more Scots are living alone  BBC News

More people than ever are living on their own in Scotland. The latest government statistics show the number of households is rising - and increasing numbers of ...

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules  Reuters

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the ...

Scotland has world-leading climate targets, but are they enough?  Holyrood

How climate change threatens the future of human civilisation.

22 million trees planted in Scotland to help meet 'global climate emergency'  The Scotsman

More than 22 million trees were planted in Scotland last year in what has been described as a "critical contribution to the global climate emergency".

Number of racist hate crimes in Scotland falls but homophobic incidents on the rise  The Scotsman

Campaigners have urged the Scottish Government to continue making it easier for victims of hate crime to come forward as new figures revealed the number of ...

Scotland tops the list as UK's most attractive and trustworthy accent  The Sunday Post

And even though the way they talk may have little to do with their levels of attraction, a new study has shown that the Scottish accent is the most attractive in the ...

Scottish papers: Boris on Scotland and Celtic's 'History Bhoys'  BBC News

Boris Johnson's controversial views on Scotland and Celtic's historic treble Treble make the front pages.

Your pictures of Scotland: 31 May - 7 June  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 31 May and 7 June.

Man convicted of murder bid on tourists in Edinburgh  BBC News

A man has been convicted of attempting to murder two tourists who were in Edinburgh on a city break. Peter Cameron, 38, attacked Gillian Clarke and ...

Scotland's recovery village where addicts become role models  BBC News

Inside Scotland's first addiction recovery village where patients hope to eventually end up as staff.

Processed red meat to be limited in Scotland's schools  BBC News

Scottish pupils will be offered less processed red meat and more fruit and vegetable in an effort to crack down on childhood obesity. New regulations will see ...

Average house price rises by 2.2% in Scotland  BBC News

A report by Registers of Scotland finds the average price of a home was just under £179000 last year.

Have your say on Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas  Aberdeen Evening Express

Members of the public are being encouraged to take part in a consultation into Scotland's Marine Protected Areas. The Scottish Government is looking into the ...

Cannabis and cocaine most popular drugs in Scotland, survey finds  Sky News

In a survey, almost four-fifths of those asked said they had taken cannabis and nearly three-quarters admitted using cocaine.

18th-Century Ammunition Found at Uprising Site in Scotland  Archaeology

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND—According to a report in The Scotsman, a 300-year-old musket ball and fragments of a mortar shell have been discovered in the ...

Confusion as Celtic anthem 'In the heat of Lisbon' heard at Scotland game  Football Scotland

Fans at Belgium v Scotland appear to have adopted the Hoops' much loved ditty or at least the tune.

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