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Scotland: Country in Europe, part of the United Kingdom
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Sharing a border with England to the southeast, Scotland is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, by the North Sea to the northeast and by the Irish Sea to the south. In addition to the mainland, situated on the northern third of the island of Great Britain, Scotland has over 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

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Scotland will prepare for a second independence vote regardless of UK: Sturgeon

Scotland will start preparing for an independence referendum before May 2021 without permission from London, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Result of 2014 Scottish independence vote should be respected: PM May's spokesman

Scotland had an independence referendum in 2014, when the majority of voters rejected leaving the rest of the United Kingdom, and that result should be respected, a spokesman for British Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon plans second independence vote before 2021 Holyrood elections [Video]Nicola Sturgeon plans second independence vote before 2021 Holyrood elections

Scots should be given the opportunity to vote again on independence before the next Holyrood elections in 2021, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. In a statement to MSPs, she said: "A choice..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Hottest Easter Monday on record across UK [Video]Hottest Easter Monday on record across UK

All four of the UK nations have recorded their warmest Easter Monday on record, the Met Office has said. The Met Office said a high of 25C was recorded in England, with top temperatures in Scotland,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

Alex McLeish sacked as Scotland manager [Video]Alex McLeish sacked as Scotland manager

Alex McLeish has been sacked as Scotland head coach, the Scottish Football Association has announced following a board meeting on Thursday.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:36Published

A380 superjumbo touches down in Glasgow [Video]A380 superjumbo touches down in Glasgow

The world's largest commercial passenger aircraft touched down in Glasgow on Tuesday, marking the start of a regular scheduled service between the city and Dubai. Glasgow Airport has spent more than..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

British space industry taking off in Glasgow [Video]British space industry taking off in Glasgow

High hopes - Glasgow proves a lucrative hub for the British private spaceflight industry. Katie Gregory reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:11Published

Glasgow puts itself on the map in the space race [Video]Glasgow puts itself on the map in the space race

Scotland is famous for several things: the beautiful scenery, whisky and of course smoked salmon. But now they've got another industry to gloat about. Katie Gregory has been finding out what's fuelling..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

Nicola Sturgeon unsure of where Theresa May will compromise on Brexit [Video]Nicola Sturgeon unsure of where Theresa May will compromise on Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it is "not entirely clear" where Theresa May is willing to compromise on Brexit, following a meeting with the Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Sturgeon: May and Corbyn Won't Produce Best Brexit Outcome [Video]Sturgeon: May and Corbyn Won't Produce Best Brexit Outcome

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday British Prime Minister Theresa May’s talks with opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock will not produce..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Brexit gives Scotch whisky makers a headache [Video]Brexit gives Scotch whisky makers a headache

With Brexit looming, Scotch whisky producers face serious ramifications for the industry from a bad deal with the EU - one of the main importers of the spirit - or from no deal at all. Katie Gregory..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Snow falls in Northumberland as wintry start to spring continues [Video]Snow falls in Northumberland as wintry start to spring continues

Snow covers roads near Allendale, Northumberland, after temperatures dipped below freezing overnight. Hill snow and sleet have hit parts of the country as the wintry start to spring continues. The Met..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Scotland's Sturgeon Says May Is Facing A Potential Trap [Video]Scotland's Sturgeon Says May Is Facing A Potential Trap

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Prime Minister Theresa May appear to be at odds. Sturgeon says the offer to ask for a Brexit extension “as short as possible” is a potential trap...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Climate change could spell trouble for truffles [Video]Climate change could spell trouble for truffles

European truffle production could end as early as 2071 due to climate change, an academic and commercial truffle expert has warned. Katie Gregory reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:09Published

The Scottish woman who doesn't feel pain [Video]The Scottish woman who doesn't feel pain

Scotland's Jo Cameron is one of two people in the world known to researchers as having a genetic mutation that keeps her pain-free, with extraordinarily low levels of fear. Jillian Kitchener reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:47Published

Nicola Sturgeon: Our top priority is to stop Brexit [Video]Nicola Sturgeon: Our top priority is to stop Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told Holyrood that her party's main priority over the coming weeks is to stop Brexit.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Over 5 Million Sign Petition To Cancel Brexit [Video]Over 5 Million Sign Petition To Cancel Brexit

Business Insider reports over 5 million people have signed an online petition demanding the UK government cancels Brexit. The petition urges Theresa May's government to keep the UK in the European..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Eddie Jones frustrated by England's mental lapses [Video]Eddie Jones frustrated by England's mental lapses

England rugby head coach Eddie Jones gives a press conference after his team drew with Scotland in the Six Nations at Twickenham.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Teenager given kidney by his mother helps surgeons reach transplant milestone [Video]Teenager given kidney by his mother helps surgeons reach transplant milestone

A 15-year-old boy has become the 100th child in Scotland to receive a kidney from a living donor. Stephen Gallacher received the organ from his mother Cheryl in a transplant operation at Glasgow’s..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

George and Amal Clooney attend charity event in Edinburgh [Video]George and Amal Clooney attend charity event in Edinburgh

George and Amal Clooney have arrived in Edinburgh to attend a charity event. The actor and film-maker has returned to the Scottish capital with his wife, a human rights lawyer, to attend the People's..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

Dog rescued by helicopter in snowy Scottish mountains [Video]Dog rescued by helicopter in snowy Scottish mountains

A stranded dog was airlifted to safety from the mountains in Cairngorms, Scotland, after having been missing for 48 hours.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:36Published

Helicopter footage shows dog's mountain rescue in Scotland [Video]Helicopter footage shows dog's mountain rescue in Scotland

A dog who had been missing for 48 hours was rescued after becoming stranded in Scotland's snowy Cairngorm Mountains on Wednesday. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Dogs enjoy flood created by Storm Gareth [Video]Dogs enjoy flood created by Storm Gareth

Storm Gareth provided a few of Scotland's police training dogs a loch to play in. Bodie, Elvis and Peggy played in the floods created after heavy rain during the storm.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in [Video]Warning of travel disruption and power cuts as Storm Gareth blows in

Heavy rain has hit parts of the country as Storm Gareth is set to bring potentially disruptive weather to the UK. Weather warnings covering England, Wales, Northern Ireland and parts of Scotland are in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:17Published

 

Scotland will push for independence referendum before May 2021: Sturgeon

Scotland should hold an independence referendum before the current Scottish parliamentary term ends in May 2021, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon outlines plan for second referendum in next two years

Nicola Sturgeon has outlined plans for a fresh referendum on Scottish independence within the next two years.
Independent - Published

Change UK: Second candidate resigns in 24 hours, after 'crazy black wh***' remarks emerge

Joseph Russo was the party's top candidate in Scotland and was unveiled only yesterday
Independent - Published

World Championship 2019: Ding Junhui beats Anthony McGill

world championship 2019: ding junhui beats anthony mcgill
China's Ding Junhui beats Scotland's Anthony McGill 10-7 to reach the second round of the World Championship in Sheffield.
BBC News - Published

Scottish Premiership: Heart of Midlothian 1-3 Rangers

scottish premiership: heart of midlothian 1-3 rangers
Rangers' comfortable, seventh consecutive win over Hearts ensures Celtic cannot clinch the Scottish title against Hibernian on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Canadians in dream Scots wedding heartbreak

canadians in dream scots wedding heartbreak
The couple travelled to Scotland to have their marriage blessed only to discover their castle venue had gone bust.
BBC News - Published

Ex-Scotland all-rounder De Lange dies aged 38

ex-scotland all-rounder de lange dies aged 38
Scotland all-rounder Con de Lange dies aged 38, months after it was announced he was being treated for a brain tumour.
BBC News - Published

Scottish FA have 'cut off' top bosses after McLeish & Strachan exits - Nevin

scottish fa have 'cut off' top bosses after mcleish & strachan exits - nevin
The Scottish FA has "cut off top-level managers" with their treatment of Gordon Strachan and Alex McLeish, says former Scotland winger Pat Nevin.
BBC News - Published

Scotland: Alex McLeish exits as head coach after poor start to Euro 2020 qualifying

Alex McLeish exits as Scotland head coach after the national side's poor start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.
BBC News - Published

Bluebird: Iconic craft set for Scottish loch test run

bluebird: iconic craft set for scottish loch test run
The Ruskin Museum wants to display the craft, but the restoration team says it was "built to run".
BBC News - Published

Microplastics found in 'pristine' Pyrenees mountains

microplastics found in 'pristine' pyrenees mountains
Scientists from Scotland and France spent five months monitoring the secluded site in the Pyrenees.
BBC News - Published

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