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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, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and the North Channel to the southwest. 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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Lawn Tennis Association to spend £250m on 96 new UK indoor centres

lawn tennis association to spend £250m on 96 new uk indoor centres
The Lawn Tennis Association to build 72 new centres in England with 12 each in Scotland and Wales to take its total to 396.
BBC News - Published

Shopper films Tesco roof collapsing and water pouring into aisles as thunderstorms batter UK

Flash floods hit Scotland as parts of country soaked by half a month's rain in one hour
Independent - Published

Videos for Scotland

Jeremy Hunt tries to avoid 'Ed Miliband bacon sandwich moment' during fish and chips meal [Video]Jeremy Hunt tries to avoid 'Ed Miliband bacon sandwich moment' during fish and chips meal

Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt said he wanted to eat his fish and chips 'in a dignified way' on a trip to Scotland, to avoid being snapped in an awkward food photo like Ed Miliband in..

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Afghanistan need top teams exposure to improve, says Naib [Video]Afghanistan need top teams exposure to improve, says Naib

Naib wants Afghanistan to play more against top teams

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US Women Prepare For Crunch Time At The World Cup [Video]US Women Prepare For Crunch Time At The World Cup

(CNN)The group stages have concluded, to the knockout stages we go. After 36 games, 106 goals, 84 yellow cards, and plenty of VAR controversy, 24 teams have been whittled to 16 and the pressure now..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Danny Boyle: I owe a great deal to Edinburgh [Video]Danny Boyle: I owe a great deal to Edinburgh

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has said he owes "a great deal" to Edinburgh as he brought his latest picture to the city's annual celebration of film. The Scottish premiere of his new Beatles..

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Grey seals mimic human speech and music [Video]Grey seals mimic human speech and music

Researchers from the University of St Andrews say grey seals can copy human sounds, and could be used as a new model to study speech disorders. Rough cut - no reporter narration

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Boris Johnson's Political Past [Video]Boris Johnson's Political Past

According to Business Insider, Boris Johnson once called for Scottish people to be blocked from becoming prime minister because "government by a Scot is just not conceivable." Johnson, who is the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Boris Johnson Published Poem About 'Extermination' Scottish People [Video]Boris Johnson Published Poem About 'Extermination' Scottish People

According to Business Insider, "Boris Johnson is running to be prime minister on a platform of being able to "unite" the United Kingdom after Brexit. However, he previously published a poem calling for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Ebola Patient Gives Birth To Healthy Twins [Video]Ebola Patient Gives Birth To Healthy Twins

Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while doing aid work in Sierra Leone, has given birth to twins. The 43-year-old woman delivered two boys on Tuesday at a hospital in Glasgow,..

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Fran Kirby: Record-breaking TV figures shows game is on the rise [Video]Fran Kirby: Record-breaking TV figures shows game is on the rise

Fran Kirby says the record-breaking television viewing figure for England's World Cup victory over Scotland on Sunday shows that those who dismiss the women's game are "a minority".The 2-1 win in Nice..

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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland has been ignored by Conservative Government [Video]Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland has been ignored by Conservative Government

Nicola Sturgeon said, on a visit to Brussels, that Scotland has been ignored by the current Conservative Government. Scotland's First Minister is set to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude..

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England vs. Scotland Breaks UK Records [Video]England vs. Scotland Breaks UK Records

(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 BBC. At its peak, 6.1 million people tuned in to..

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England v Scotland: Women's World Cup match preview [Video]England v Scotland: Women's World Cup match preview

England player Nikita Parris previews her squad's opening match against Scotland in the Women's World Cup on June 9.

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Nikita Parris looking to make instant impact at Women's World Cup [Video]Nikita Parris looking to make instant impact at Women's World Cup

England forward Nikita Parris hopes she and her team can make a positive start to the World Cup in their opening game against Scotland. The two teams play each other on Sunday.

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Prince of Wales joins senior politicians for D-Day service in Bayeux [Video]Prince of Wales joins senior politicians for D-Day service in Bayeux

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, Prime Minister Theresa May, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attend the Royal British Legion Service of..

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Scotland a step closer to new independence referendum [Video]Scotland a step closer to new independence referendum

The Scottish government has published new legislation outlining a second vote for independence. This comes after SNP's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon secured a record number of MEPs in the latest EU..

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Nicola Sturgeon hails European election result [Video]Nicola Sturgeon hails European election result

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has a smile on her face this morning following the first indications of the election results. She put Scottish Labour’s collapse down to sitting on..

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Conservationists Are Working To Save Scotland's Rainforests [Video]Conservationists Are Working To Save Scotland's Rainforests

When you think of rainforests, Scotland probably isn't the first place that comes to mind, but U.K.'s northernmost country is home to some of these habitats, though they're currently under threat...

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Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting [Video]Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting

A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last. As David Pollard reports,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Scottish Lib Dem leader waterskis for European election campaign [Video]Scottish Lib Dem leader waterskis for European election campaign

Willie Rennie has taken to waterskis to illustrate a "rising tide" of support for the Scottish Liberal Democrats ahead of the European elections. The party leader claimed a vote for the Lib Dems was a..

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HMS Defender tests missile system off coast of Scotland [Video]HMS Defender tests missile system off coast of Scotland

In a burst of fire and smoke, Royal Navy warship HMS Defender has tested her world-beating missile system off the coast of Scotland.

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Steve Clarke announced as new Scotland manager [Video]Steve Clarke announced as new Scotland manager

Steve Clarke has been appointed as the new Scotland manager.The 55-year-old, who guided Kilmarnock to a third-placed finish in the Ladbrokes Premiership this season, replaces Alex McLeish, who stepped..

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Greenpeace bars entrance to BP offices with brick wall [Video]Greenpeace bars entrance to BP offices with brick wall

Greenpeace activists abseiled from the top of the BP headquarters in London and blocked the entrance in a bid to urge one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration...

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Farage tells SNP supporters: Lend me your votes for the European Elections [Video]Farage tells SNP supporters: Lend me your votes for the European Elections

Nigel Farage has made a pitch to SNP voters in Scotland, saying Scottish independence while still in the EU is the "most dishonest political discourse I've ever seen anywhere in the world". Urging..

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Prince Harry Is Known As Prince Gary In Russia, And It's For A Hilariously Simple Reason [Video]Prince Harry Is Known As Prince Gary In Russia, And It's For A Hilariously Simple Reason

Prince Harry has many royal titles. When he married Meghan Markle in 2018, he became the Duke of Sussex, and he also uses the title Earl of Dumbarton when he visits Scotland. Now, however, we can add..

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Nicola Sturgeon: Brexit deal doesn't have any chance of getting through in next vote [Video]Nicola Sturgeon: Brexit deal doesn't have any chance of getting through in next vote

Nicola Sturgeon doesn't think Theresa May has any chance of getting her deal through parliament. Scotland's First Minister made the comments as she met EU nationals working at the University of..

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Kieran Tierney: Arsenal 'optimistic' over Celtic defender deal

kieran tierney: arsenal 'optimistic' over celtic defender deal
Premier League side Arsenal are in talks with Scottish champions Celtic to sign Scotland defender Kieran Tierney.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Scotland heartbreak, England joy & all the goals

women's world cup 2019: scotland heartbreak, england joy & all the goals
Watch all the best bits from day 13 of the Women's World Cup, including dramatic scenes as Argentina stage a late comeback against Scotland.
BBC News - Published

Scotland boss Kerr bemoans 'appalling' refereeing after draw with Argentina

scotland boss kerr bemoans 'appalling' refereeing after draw with argentina
Shelley Kerr says Scotland suffered from "really, really poor" refereeing in the draw with Argentina that cost them the chance of a Women's World Cup last-16 place.
BBC News - Published

What to expect on Thursday

what to expect on thursday
England won Group D as Scotland bowed out, but who else will be going through and going home as the group stage ends on Thursday?
BBC News - Published

UK risks Scotland split, more austerity after a no-deal Brexit: Hammond

British finance minister Philip Hammond warned contenders in the race to become prime minister that a no-deal Brexit could pull the United Kingdom apart and would deprive Britain's next leader of the..
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Beattie heads in Weir's superb cross to put Scotland into a 2-0 lead

women's world cup 2019: beattie heads in weir's superb cross to put scotland into a 2-0 lead
Jen Beattie doubles Scotland's lead against Argentina in Paris after heading in Caroline Weir's cross.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Kim Little puts Scotland ahead with close-range finish

women's world cup 2019: kim little puts scotland ahead with close-range finish
Scotland's Kim Little scores the opening goal from close range in their final group game against Argentina in Paris.
BBC News - Published

Alcohol sales in Scotland hit 25 year low after minimum unit pricing introduced

'Alcohol companies are profiting from people's harm and Westminster needs to put its foot on the accelerator to catch up with Scotland' charities say
Independent - Published

'Argentina won't live with our A-game' - Scotland

'argentina won't live with our a-game' - scotland
Argentina "won't be able to live" with Scotland if Shelley Kerr's side "bring their A-game" into Wednesday's World cup showdown, according to forward Erin Cuthbert.
BBC News - Published

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