Weather

Storm Ali leaves two dead in Ireland

Gale force winds hit the British Isles, disrupt travel, damage property and leave 200,000 people without power.

Storm Ali leaves two dead in Ireland

United Kingdom

Is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival accessible to all?

While the festivals can prove a windfall for hotel and restaurant owners, many of the workers are low paid or unpaid and the city's most destitute neighbourhoods do not see festival-goers at all.

Europe

Has the Edinburgh Festival Fringe become too commercial?

Some performers believe the festival has become a victim of its own success.

Scotland

Why are two Pashtuns on hunger strike in Scotland?

Anger and concern as private contractor Serco plans to evict 330 people from their Glasgow homes by changing the locks.

Afghan asylum seekers on hunger-strike protest against eviction

Europe

Trump in the UK: Thousands protest for second day

While crowds in Scotland protested US President Trump’s presence there, a far-right demonstration in London came out in his support.

Scotland

The tiny mosque on the Outer Hebrides serving 60 Muslims

Community hails UK's northernmost mosque, which was completed with crowd-funding project led by charitable Yorkshireman.

The tiny mosque on the Outer Hebrides serving 60 Muslims

Scotland

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Mixed feelings among MSPs as Scottish Nationalist Party releases roadmap for potential independence.

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Scotland

Catalan politician battles Madrid extradition bid

Former minister and pro-independence figure faces fight over possible extradition from Scotland over rebellion charges.

Scotland: Catalan separatist fighting Spanish extradition case

Europe

Hopes growing for Scottish independence after Brexit

In the last independence referendum four years ago, the Yes campaign lost by 200,000 votes, but that was before Brexit.

Europe

Scotland's fishing industry worried about future post-Brexit

Many fishermen support Brexit in the interests of protecting their waters and stocks, but many in the fishing industry also want open borders to Europe.

Opinion

Rushing into a second referendum would doom Scottish independence

Scots may have voted against Brexit, but they still prefer to share sovereignty with London rather than Brussels.

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Jamie Maxwell

Catalonia

Ex-Catalan minister surrenders to authorities in Scotland

Catalonia's former education minister hands herself over to authorities after European arrest warrant was issued.

Ex-Catalan minister surrenders to authorities in Scotland

Football

Scotland: Faith and football interplay in Glasgow

In Glasgow, Scotland, football and religion blend together to produce one of the world's fiercest sporting rivalries.

'An eternal relationship': Scotland's famous football rivalry

Scotland

As unrest simmers, Scotland's Iranian diaspora look on

Some 6,000 Iranians live in Scotland, including those who fled during the revolution, students, refugees, and Scots.

As unrest simmers, Scotland's Iranian diaspora look on

Inside Story

Will Corsica turn into France's Catalonia?

French President Emmanuel Macron visits Corsica as demands grow for greater autonomy from Paris.