Celtic wins 8th straight Scottish league title

Sports 05/04/19, 09:18

Celtic won the Scottish league title for the eighth straight year on Saturday, completing the second leg in its bid to clinch a domestic treble for the third straight season.A 3-0 win at Aberdeen moved Celtic into an unassailable 12-point ...

Opposition pressures UK government to act on climate change

Europe 04/28/19, 11:19

British opposition leaders are pressuring the government to act on climate change after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate.Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday declared a "climate emergency" during her party's conference in ...

RBS first-quarter earnings down 12.5% amid Brexit worries

Business 04/26/19, 04:04

Royal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending.Net income dropped to 707 million pounds ($912 million) from 808 million pounds in the same period last year as businesses delayed borrowing decisions. ...

Update: England leads Scotland 31-7 at halftime

Europe 03/16/19, 12:58

The Latest on the Six Nations final round (all times local):5:45 p.m.England looks set to end the tournament on a high despite having no chance of lifting the Six Nations crown.Ireland's Garry Ringrose, carries the ball as he tackled by ...

Scotland avalanche victims were 2 Frenchmen, 1 Swiss

Europe 03/13/19, 11:52

Police in Scotland say the three people who died in an avalanche on Britain's highest peak were two Frenchman and a Swiss national.The three perished Tuesday in an avalanche on Ben Nevis. Two died immediately while the third victim died ...

Winter rescue: Stranded dog winched to safety on helicopter

Europe 03/13/19, 10:36

It was a routine winter training mission in northeastern Scotland until the Maritime and Coastguard Agency crew spotted a stranded dog on the snowy Cairngorms mountains below.They couldn't fly away and leave the dog in trouble, so winchman Mark Stevens ...

UK police probe suspicious packages at university, bank

Europe 03/06/19, 08:17

Police in Scotland say suspicious packages were found Wednesday at a university and a bank building, a day after three London transit hubs received letter bombs.Police Scotland said officers are examining packages discovered at the Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters ...

Scottish rape suspect’s California death may be hoax

U.S. 03/04/19, 20:28

Northern California authorities say a Scottish man facing rape charges at home may have faked his death last week off the Carmel coast.The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that divers and helicopters searched for three days after Kim Gordon's 17-year-old ...

Rodgers set for talks about Leicester managerial job

Sports 02/26/19, 05:18

Scottish champion Celtic has given Brendan Rodgers permission to talk to Leicester about the English Premier League club's managerial vacancy.Leicester fired Claude Puel on Sunday and Celtic said on Tuesday it was approached about Rodgers.In a statement, Celtic says, "Brendan ...

Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London show

Europe 02/18/19, 14:11

The final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favorite theme — sensuality. Pringle of Scotland returned to the London stage with its signature luxury knitwear, while Erdem showed dramatic, full-length ...

‘The Shell Seekers’ author Rosamunde Pilcher dies at 94

Europe 02/07/19, 12:40

British novelist Rosamunde Pilcher, whose family saga "The Shell Seekers" sold millions of copies around the world, has died, her agent said Thursday. She was 94.Pilcher's literary agency, Felicity Bryan Associates, said she died overnight at a hospital in Dundee, ...

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