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CBI boss says Scotland still faces big Brexit risk  BBC News

Carolyn Fairbairn says a no-deal departure from the European Union could cost Scotland £14bn a year.

Police Scotland spend £7m on Brexit contingency planning  BBC News

Police Scotland have spent more than £7m on planning for Brexit. The figure has been released in a Brexit contingency planning report due to be discussed by ...

Scotland need vast improvement after France thrashing - McInally  Euronews

(Reuters) – Scotland must pull up their socks after being hammered 32-3 by France and improve in the three remaining warm-up matches before next month's.

Scotland in line for free port after Brexit  The Scotsman

Scotland is in line to be the location of at least one of 10 free ports planned by the UK Government as a way of boosting trade following Brexit, an industry leader ...

Highlights: Scotland thrashed by France in World Cup warm-up  BBC Sport

Watch the highlights as Scotland are thrashed by France in Nice in their first World Cup warm-up Test.

Ali Price says Scotland players must show more desire for World Cup  BBC Sport

Scotland's players must question how much they want to go to the World Cup after the "big wake-up call" of defeat by France, says scrum-half Ali Price.

One of Scotland’s greatest chefs Andrew Fairlie inspires new wave of culinary talent  Daily Record

Six budding chefs have been revealed as finalists in the first Andrew Fairlie Scholarship contest.

'National agency needed' to enforce Scottish building standards  BBC News

Building standards in Scotland should be enforced by a national agency, according to environment group Greenpeace. It criticised the current system for policing ...

Your pictures of Scotland: 9 - 16 August  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 - 16 August.

Basking sharks could get a new sanctuary on the coast of Scotland  CTV News

Scottish scientists are trying to find out more about the behavioral patterns of basking sharks in the hopes of creating a conservation area for them.

Scotland's papers: 'Operation chaos' for no-deal and Ibiza hotel fall  BBC News

The Sunday papers reveal leaked plans for shortages in food, petrol and medicine in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

France 32-3 Scotland: Townsend's men outclassed in Nice - Live  BBC Sport

Scotland are in France for the first of their Rugby World Cup warm-up matches.

Sco v Oma, CWCL 2, match 4, report Five-star Tahir sees Scotland to victory 18  International Cricket Council

Scotland followed up their victory against Papua New Guinea with an emphatic win over Oman in the fourth match of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 at ...

Shipyard takeover presents Scotland with a massive opportunity  The National

WHAT should we do with Ferguson Marine Engineering now that we own it? On Friday, the Scottish Government effectively nationalised Ferguson – the…

EuroHockey Championships 2019: Ireland strike late to draw against Scotland  BBC Sport

Shane O'Donoghue's late penalty stroke earns Ireland a point in a 3-3 draw against Scotland at the European Championships.

France trounce Scotland in Rugby World Cup warm-up  FRANCE 24 English

Veteran full-back Maxime Medard scored twice as France hammered Scotland 32-3 in their first Rugby World Cup warm-up Test.

Scotland’s golden eagles are dying in agony, all in the name of sport  The Guardian

Not even the survival of one of Earth's most magnificent birds can be allowed to spoil the fun on the grouse moors.

Corbyn: Westminster should not block second Scotland poll  The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he believes Westminster should not block a second referendum on Scottish independence, but said he opposed the breakup of ...

Scotland ‘decades behind in attitudes to race’ warns national poet  The Scotsman

Scotland's attitudes to race is decades behind England's, our national poet has warned.

Scotland’s defeat to France a World Cup wake-up call, says Ali Price  The Irish Times

Scrumhalf admits 'everyone pretty low' after 'disappointing' 32-3 loss in Nice.

Cricket World Cup League 2: Scotland beat Oman by 85 runs  BBC Sport

Scotland earn their second Cricket World Cup League 2 win inside two days by beating Oman by 85 runs.

Jeremy Corbyn doesn't mention Scotland in 'major' speech  The National

AS the UK hurtles towards a No-Deal Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn has delivered a “major” speech outlining his plan to stop Boris Johnson in his…

Obituary: Donald Hardie OBE, businessman who ran Institute of Directors in Scotland for nearly two decades  The Scotsman

Donald Hardie OBE, businessman. Born: 27 September 1928 in Kisumu, Kenya. Died: 5 July 2019 in Humbie, East Lothian, aged 90. Donald Hardie was born in ...

Will independent Scotland claim Britain's nuclear deterrent leaving UK defenceless?  Express

AN independent Scotland would put a question mark over the future of Britain's nuclear deterrent, especially if there was a push to expel the Royal Navy from ...

Life expectancy for boys in Scotland 13 years less in deprived areas  The Guardian

NRS figures show stark difference compared with affluent areas, while Scottish birth rate is lowest in UK. Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent. Wed 14 Aug ...

WWE legend The Undertaker is heading to Comic Con Scotland 2019  The Sun

WWE legend The Undertaker is coming to Scotland for Comic Con. The wrestling icon, 54, is set to appear at the two-day convention in Edinburgh in October.

Revealed: The Face of One of Scotland's Oldest Druids, Who Lived to Double the Normal Life Expectancy  Newsweek

The face of one of Scotland's oldest druids has been revealed. The woman, who has been nicknamed Hilda, was about 60 when she died 2,000 years ...

Is Scotland finally set to bid farewell to the union?  The Guardian

Boris Johnson's do-or-die Brexit has pushed even reluctant Scots into the pro-independence camp, among the voters in one bellwether town.

Scot cancels cycling trip to the Alps after being reminded of Scotland's beauty  The Courier

“Familiarity can blind us to the wonders that surround us,” I told one of my two riding companions from the United States a few years ago. I'm not usually prone to ...

Cricketer faces deportation to Afghanistan after fleeing to Scotland as a teenager  The Scotsman

A cricketer is facing deportation to Afghanistan after fleeing the war-torn country for Scotland when he was just a teenager.

Extra £18m funding announced for Scotland's broadband plan  The National

BROADBAND is set to receive extra investment of almost £18 million thanks to the continued success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

Independence for Scotland and its appeal to English emigrants  The Guardian

Letters: Sue Hawthorne says there's a strong case for a second Scottish independence referendum, while Judith Dunkerley and Hilary Ward reflect on Nicola ...

EuroHockey Championships: Scotland suffer heavy defeat by Germany  BBC Sport

Scotland lose heavily to eight-time winners Germany in their opening Pool B at the EuroHockey Championships in Belgium.

Jackie Kay: makar calls for progress on Scottish racism  The Times

Scotland's national poet has urged ministers to establish a think tank to help transform public attitudes to race.Jackie Kay said that without prompt action public ...

France vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's rugby international online from anywhere  TechRadar

The Scots meet the French on home turf for this World Cup warm-up. Watch all the action from Murrayfield with our Scotland vs France live stream guide.

LEVC selects EO Charging as Scotland partner | Automotive Industry News  just-auto.com

London EV Company (LEVC) has selected EO Charging as its partner in Scotland to install Smart Home Charge Points. related to CASE, Electric drive, ...

Scotland sees surge in unemployment  BBC News

Scotland's labour market saw a surge in unemployment in recent months, according to new figures. From April to June Scots out of work rose by 12,000 to ...

Scotland's jobless number soars above 100,000 as Brexit impact bites  The Scotsman

Unemployment has soared in Scotland to top 100,000 as the impact of Brexit starts to bite, official figures have revealed. There was a 13,000 rise in the number ...

Let us celebrate Scotland’s local heroes, not the unloved royals  The Guardian

The Queen doesn't need another building named after her, but there are many Scots who do deserve the honour.

The city in the eye of an HIV 'perfect storm'  BBC News

An outbreak of HIV among homeless people and drug users in Glasgow is the worst in the UK for 30 years.

When does the summer transfer window close in Scotland?  Football Scotland

Clubs will be looking to strengthen their sides before the deadline.

'Lost Village' Found at Site of Most Infamous Clan Massacre in Scotland  Livescience.com

Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a 'lost village' in the Highlands valley of ...

How to tackle Scotland's 'climate emergency'  BBC News

As BBC Scotland launches a season of special news coverage across all our platforms on climate change, we ask what is being done to tackle Scotland's ...

US golf developer takes swing at Scotland's environment rules  The National

A US developer has come under fierce fire after complaining that his plan for a golf course on a wildlife site in north-east Scotland had…

Scotland is moving towards independence — and unionists don't know how to stop it  New Statesman

A poll has come along and rattled the windows of Scottish democracy. This week, Tory peer Michael Ashcroft and Holyrood magazine released a survey of ...

A'body First: Customs & Excise in a new Scotland  CommonSpace

Common Weal Aberdeen's first podcast explores how an independent Scotland could approach customs - the control of goods entering the country - differently ...

French lesson for Scotland | Sport  The Times

It wasn't just the pitch that carved up badly in Nice last night. Scotland suffered horribly too, ripped apart by a French side who found tries embarrassingly easy to ...

Can Robert Snodgrass fight his way back into the Scotland setup?  Not The Old Firm - SPFL News

Robert Snodgrass has told the Daily Record he wants to fight for a place in Steve Clarke's Scotland side, but can the West Ham star force his way into it?

France hammer Scotland in Nice, as 13-try Italy run riot against Russia  The42

VETERAN FULLBACK Maxime Medard scored twice as France hammered Scotland 32-3 in tonight's World Cup warm-up in Nice. 32-year-old Medard dotted ...

Flooding closes West Coast mainline between England and Scotland  BBC News

The West Coast mainline reopens after being closed by flooding between England and Scotland.

Is France vs Scotland on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for Rugby World Cup Warm-up  The Sun

SCOTLAND face France in the first match of a double-header between the two nations as part of their warm-up for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

As Scotland’s ‘Trainspotting’ Generation Ages, the Dead Pile Up  SBS News

What happens as opioid abusers hit middle age? “What your body tolerates at 18 it doesn't tolerate at 38 or 48.”

Fresh weekend weather warnings for Scotland  BBC News

Travellers in Scotland have been given a *fresh* warning that difficult weather conditions could continue for much of the weekend. The Met Office also issued a ...

Golden eagle spotted flying in Scotland with trap attached to leg  Fox News

A tourist in Scotland spotted a golden eagle — a protected species in the U.K. — flying with what appears to be a trap on its leg.

Scotland's Insider Guide: North Kelvinside  HeraldScotland

IT may already be a popular and established district in Glasgow's west end, but North Kelvinside remains full of wee surprises.

Norwegian Air flight forced to perform U-turn over Scotland after leaving Gatwick Airport for Seattle this  The Scottish Sun

THE flight got as far as the northern coast of Scotland before declaring emergency and turning back.

Scotland name settled squad for Cyprus in Euro 2021 qualifying opener  BBC Sport

Scotland are without injured duo Lana Clelland and Christie Murray for their Euro 2021 qualifying opener with Cyprus later this month.

Cricket World Cup League 2: Scotland beaten by Oman  BBC Sport

Scotland slip to an eight-wicket defeat against Oman in their first game of the Cricket World Cup League 2.

Next Steps for Building Regulations and Fire Safety in Scotland  Holyrood

This event will be an opportunity for delegates to hear latest thinking on progress in updating Scotland's building regulations and fire safety regime, as well as an ...

Sco v PNG, CWCL 2 match 3, report Coetzer leads Scotland to victory over PNG 17  International Cricket Council

Scotland recorded their first win in Cricket World Cup League Two after a three-wicket victory over Papua New Guinea at Mannofield.

Strike: Diageo's Scotland ops could 'grind to a halt'  The Spirits Business

Diageo workers at three Scottish plants have voted in favour of strike action following a dispute over pay. Diageo's Cambus Cooperage in Scotland. On 16 July ...

Duncan Taylor starts for Scotland against France in first summer Test  BBC Sport

Duncan Taylor will start for Scotland for the first time in two years in Saturday's first summer Test against France.

This Dreamy Scottish Capital Is a Must for Foodies and Harry Potter Fans  Thrillist

Here's why you (and all the Harry Potter fans you know) should book a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland now.

Is Brexit Worth Scotland’s Independence?  The Atlantic

Leaving the EU presents difficult choices for those on both sides of the Scottish-independence question.

Cystic fibrosis drugs rejected for use by NHS in Scotland  The Guardian

Cystic fibrosis patients in Scotland have called for an end to their “tragic wait” after the rejection by an NHS watchdog of two expensive new drugs that they ...

Age Scotland head warns against raising state pension age  The National

RAISING the state pension age to 75 could create a new WASPI scandal, a leading charity has warned.

Viking 'Drinking Hall' Uncovered in Scotland  History

Archaeologists in the Orkney Islands, off the northeastern coast of Scotland, have uncovered the ruins of what they think is a Viking drinking hall used by.

Shelter Scotland seeks public support for court action against Glasgow City Council  Scottish Legal News

Shelter Scotland is preparing to take Glasgow City Council to court unless it ends the practice of "unlawfully" denying homeless people temporary ...

France v Scotland: Duncan Taylor back after two injury-hit years  BBC Sport

Scotland comeback centre Duncan Taylor on two injury-scarred years and the brain injury that left him fearing for his career.

Scotland's oldest man, Jimmy Sinclair from Kirkcaldy, celebrates 107th birthday with a dram  The Courier

Scotland's oldest man celebrated his 107th birthday on Sunday with a dram of whisky and a card from the family of his former enemy. Jimmy Sinclair from ...

Scotland's newest mosque embarking on expansion plans  Press and Journal

After little over a year since first opening, Scotland's newest mosque is already embarking on expansion plans in order to meet the growing demand.

Scotland's 'most remote pub' to close for good  The Scotsman

For decades, the pub offered cheap nips, live music and the warm glow of hospitality to those who found themselves on the island "at the edge of the world".

The man who literally put Scotland on the map  The National

IT was on this date in 1661 that the death occurred of the man who, quite literally, put Scotland on the map. Robert Gordon of Straloch died on…

England would be better off without Scotland, Tory candidate said  The Guardian

Conservative vying to win back Bedford seat said taxpayers south of the border are 'fleeced' by Scots.

Boris Johnson doesn’t really care about Scotland – he’s pushing it away  The Guardian

The new prime minister is doing nothing to dispel the view that he is an entitled southern English politician, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle.

Scotland records hottest night ever  BBC News

Scotland has recorded its hottest night ever, after temperatures fell to only 20.9C (69.62F) in Achnagart, north-west Scotland. After Edinburgh registered the ...

Scotland's papers: Hospital funding row and Epstein's prison death  BBC News

Rows over funding for a new sick kids hospital and the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein make the front pages.

Your pictures of Scotland: 19 - 26 July  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 19 and 26 July.

France get the better of Scotland in Nice  Six Nations Rugby

France produced a scintillating attacking display to beat Guinness Six Nations rivals Scotland 32-3 in their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up game in Nice.

Scotland’s Grant Gilchrist: I’m desperate to put wrongs right next time against France  Edinburgh News

Grant Gilchrist has begged Gregor Townsend to send him back out to face France next weekend as he seeks to make amends for his part in Scotland's horror ...

Cape Wrath – Keoldale, Scotland  Atlas Obscura

Discover Cape Wrath in Keoldale, Scotland: The farthest northwesterly point of the British mainland is one of the most remote places in the Scottish Highlands.

Scotland a foodie haven? ’Tis true. And so is this: Haggis is kind of great  Los Angeles Times

The best Scottish dining experience is all about the high-low: elegant restaurants, pub food and a willingness to embrace the new.

Disruption as torrential rain causes flooding across Scotland  BBC News

A major clear-up operation is under way after torrential rain caused severe disruption to commuters. The main rail line from Edinburgh to Glasgow was shut after ...

Boston to Scotland flight diverted to Portland due to engine issue  WGME

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A flight from Boston to Scotland was diverted to the Portland International Jetport Saturday night due to an engine issue. Jetport Assistant ...

North of Scotland to bring winds of change  Press and Journal

A group of companies have joined together to forge an offshore wind industry in the North of Scotland that will take expertise from the north east around the ...

What are the alternatives to your local school in Scotland?  BBC News

There are three main options for parents in Scotland who do not want their child to go to their local school.

France thump Scotland in World Cup trial  7NEWS

France have blown away away Scotland 32-3 in a Rugby World Cup warm-up match on Saturday. In a first hit-out for both teams, the French looked far more ...

Scotland in Union uses Wings Over Scotland party plan to beg for funds  The National

SCOTLAND in Union has used the prospect of another pro-independence party in Holyrood to beg for funds.

Heritage body objects to plans for big salmon farm off Hebridean isle  The Guardian

The National Trust for Scotland has warned that a large salmon farm beside the Hebridean island of Canna could destroy the island's culture and wildlife.

Robert Snodgrass opens up on the 'mentally scarring' Scotland betrayal he never saw coming  Daily Record

The West Ham midfielder is ready for a comeback story for the ages after being discarded by the country he couldn't say no to.

Living forever in an independent Scotland – how do we tackle this?  The National

SOMETIMES you see a crossroads very clearly.

Why is August the wettest summer month in Scotland?  BBC News

Scotland may have to wait a while yet before it dries off from the most recent torrential downpours. On Thursday an entire tunnel in West Lothian was rendered ...

Shelley Kerr: Scotland head coach regrets tearful team meeting  BBC Sport

Scotland head coach Shelley Kerr admits she would "do things differently" in hindsight after players were reduced to tears at a meeting the day after they were ...

Your pictures of Scotland: 2 - 9 August  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 2 - 9 August.

Loyalty to Scotland gives versatile Rory Hutchinson World Cup chance  The Scotsman

Loyalty is often cited as an essential rugby value, but in the professional age – where careers are made or broken in the blink of an eye – it is a luxury which ...

Scotland, Irish Housing Crisis, Spanish Steps: Your Thursday Briefing  The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. We're covering a staggering increase in Scotland's drug-related deaths, a growing ...

Pilots arrested in Scotland before US flight on suspicion of intoxication  CNN International

A flight from Glasgow, Scotland, to Newark, New Jersey, was canceled Saturday after two pilots were arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated, according to ...

Finance model adopted by Scotland to fund future projects has not been tested  The Scotsman

A new private finance funding model adopted by Scotland to fund future major infrastructure projects has not yet been tried and tested and could leave the ...

William and Kate will stay in a separate cottage from the rest of the royal family on their visit to Scotland  INSIDER

Prince William and Kate Middleton are visiting the Queen and Prince Philip at their Balmoral estate with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Scotland weather forecast – Squally showers and storms to plague Scots this week… but blistering 30C sunshine  The Scottish Sun

FORECASTERS say cool temperatures and changeable conditions will give way to warm sunshine to save summer after a miserable August. But first, Brits will ...

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