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  • Scotland’s power-sharing deal gives pro-independence majority Aug 20, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Scotland’s power-sharing deal gives pro-independence majority

    With the support of the Greens, who have seven seats, the SNP will have a clear majority to pass legislation to push ahead with plans for another referendum.

  • In Pics| Euro 2020: Luka Modric leads Croatia into Euro 2020 last 16 at Scotland's expense Jun 23, 2021 08:07 AM IST

    In Pics| Euro 2020: Luka Modric leads Croatia into Euro 2020 last 16 at Scotland's expense

    Euro 2020: Zlatko Dalic's side will face the runner-up from Group E, featuring Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, and Poland, in Copenhagen in the Euro 2020 Round of 16 clashes.

  • Euro 2020: Steve Clarke's Scotland survives English test as battle of Britain ends in uneventful draw Jun 19, 2021 09:25 AM IST

    Euro 2020: Steve Clarke's Scotland survives English test as battle of Britain ends in uneventful draw

    Euro 2020: Gilmour was included in Scotland’s Euro 2020 squad before ever even playing a match for his national team. He made his debut as a substitute on June 2 in a friendly against the Netherlands, then came on again as a sub against Luxembourg four days later.

  • In Pics | Scenes of Scotland, as it weighs its future within Britain May 06, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    In Pics | Scenes of Scotland, as it weighs its future within Britain

    A centuries-old union could face its greatest test if a majority in Scotland, which joined voluntarily with England in 1707, thinks now is the time to think again. c.2021 The New York Times Company

  • Judges, not voters, may decide on Scottish independence vote Feb 05, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Judges, not voters, may decide on Scottish independence vote

    Surveys suggest that Scottish voters, who rejected secession in 2014 but are now frustrated by being taken out of the European Union against their will, would this time vote for independence.

  • Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue Jan 24, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue

    Sturgeon's party says EU membership was presented in 2014 as a key argument for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, only for Scots to be dragged out of the bloc against their will.

  • Scottish nationalists set for record majority, boosting independence push Jan 14, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Scottish nationalists set for record majority, boosting independence push

    If Scotland voted for independence it would mean the United Kingdom would lose about a third of its landmass and almost a tenth of its population - just as the world's sixth-biggest economy is grappling with the impact of Brexit.

  • Scotland's future as 'an independent, European nation': First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Dec 24, 2020 09:16 PM IST

    Scotland's future as 'an independent, European nation': First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

    "Before the spin starts, it's worth remembering that Brexit is happening against Scotland's will," Sturgeon added on Twitter.

  • Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon sorry for breaking COVID-19 rules Dec 23, 2020 04:10 PM IST

    Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon sorry for breaking COVID-19 rules

    A photograph published in the Scottish Sun newspaper showed Sturgeon chatting to three women in a bar while standing at a distance but without wearing a mask. She was attending a funeral wake on Friday for a civil servant.

  • End of period poverty: Scotland becomes world's first country to make sanitary products free for all women Nov 25, 2020 06:16 PM IST

    End of period poverty: Scotland becomes world's first country to make sanitary products free for all women

    Under the Period Products Bill, sanitary products will be available to access in public buildings including schools and universities across Scotland.

  • All pubs in Glasgow and Edinburgh to close under new Scottish coronavirus curbs Oct 07, 2020 10:34 PM IST

    All pubs in Glasgow and Edinburgh to close under new Scottish coronavirus curbs

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Scotland has been accelerating since mid-September, with 1,054 new cases reported on October 7, driven by infections in the central belt, which includes Glasgow and Edinburgh.

  • Brexit could sway Scottish voters towards independence from UK: Poll Sep 03, 2018 10:05 AM IST

    Brexit could sway Scottish voters towards independence from UK: Poll

    Scotland voted against independence in 2014, but a subsequent referendum on leaving the EU has reignited debate over its long-term future as one of Britain's four constituent parts alongside England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

  • Cryptocurrency addiction: It's for real and a Scottish clinic offers rehab as well Jun 01, 2018 08:05 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency addiction: It's for real and a Scottish clinic offers rehab as well

    Cryptocurrency traders get addicted to the volatility of prices which can create a ‘high’, especially when they buy or trade a winning currency

  • Stronsay — the tiny Scottish island which is inviting people to visit and stay for good Jan 11, 2018 06:15 PM IST

    Stronsay — the tiny Scottish island which is inviting people to visit and stay for good

    Do you have an ultimate wish that you quit your job, shed all responsibilities and move to a lonely, quiet island and do farming and rear animals for rest of your life?

  • Scotland to seek independence referendum over Brexit Mar 14, 2017 07:58 AM IST

    Scotland to seek independence referendum over Brexit

    Sturgeon wants this referendum to be held between the second half of 2018 and first half of 2019 for Scotland to be able to have a say over its relationship with the European Union (EU) post-Brexit.

  • JPMorgan could move thousands of staff out of UK: Report Jul 07, 2016 01:26 PM IST

    JPMorgan could move thousands of staff out of UK: Report

    Currently, banks based in the UK can sell services freely across the EU under a "passporting" system, considered the most significant feature of the EU single market for financial firms. But that is now in doubt after Britons voted to leave the bloc.

  • Anarchy in the UK: Leaders jumping ship makes EU divorce messier Jul 05, 2016 08:50 PM IST

    Anarchy in the UK: Leaders jumping ship makes EU divorce messier

    Days after UK voted in favour of leaving the European Union, the major architects of the Brexit movement have decided to step away from the thick of things.

  • Johnson says no rush to pull Britain out of EU Jun 27, 2016 09:14 PM IST

    Johnson says no rush to pull Britain out of EU

    Top Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said there was no need to rush pulling Britain out of the EU, as he sought to reassure Britons abroad and EU citizens in Britain with a message of continuity today.

  • Scottish leader may try to block 'Brexit' as turmoil spreads Jun 26, 2016 10:32 PM IST

    Scottish leader may try to block 'Brexit' as turmoil spreads

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, determined to keep Scotland inside the EU, said on BBC that she would consider advising the Scottish Parliament not to give "legislative consent" to a British exit, or Brexit.

  • 'UK that Scotland voted to stay in does not exist any more' Jun 26, 2016 05:14 PM IST

    'UK that Scotland voted to stay in does not exist any more'

    "The UK that Scotland voted to stay in in 2014 does not exist any more," Sturgeon told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show after saying a second independence referendum was now "highly likely".

  • Scottish leader: New independence referendum 'highly likely' Jun 24, 2016 10:00 PM IST

    Scottish leader: New independence referendum 'highly likely'

    "I think an independence referendum is now highly likely, but I also think it's important that we take time to consider all steps, and to have the discussions, not least to assess the response of the European Union to the vote that Scotland expressed yesterday," Nicola Sturgeon said.

  • Trump on business trip to Scotland as Britain exits EU Jun 24, 2016 12:56 PM IST

    Trump on business trip to Scotland as Britain exits EU

    Trump's visit to promote a golf course his firm purchased on Scotland's southwestern coast comes amid reports of protests by locals against the New York celebrity tycoon's controversial policies about building a wall on the US-Mexico border and temporarily banning Muslims from entering America.

  • India Travelogue: Explore Coorg & Udaipur Dec 28, 2015 04:09 PM IST

    India Travelogue: Explore Coorg & Udaipur

    The team of India Travelogue explored Coorg that is fondly referred as Scotland of the east and also travelled to Udaipur.

  • Piramal Healthcare UK invests 2 million pounds in Scotland Nov 17, 2015 09:15 PM IST

    Piramal Healthcare UK invests 2 million pounds in Scotland

    This new investment into Scotland will yield additional revenue of 3-5 million pounds over 5 years to the company

  • S&P puts negative outlook on UK's rating over EU referendum Jun 13, 2015 12:09 PM IST

    S&P puts negative outlook on UK's rating over EU referendum

    Standard & Poor's said today it switched to negative the outlook on Britain's top AAA credit rating due to the government's decision to hold a referendum on whether to stay in the European Union.

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