European Elections 2019

Euro elections: Scotland draws dividing line over Brexit

The voters of Scotland have sent a message: England may have voted to leave the European Union, but we didn't.

Euro elections: Scotland draws dividing line over Brexit

Scotland

'We can't grieve properly, we don't know the truth'

Sheku Bayoh's relatives still searching for answers after black trainee gas engineer died in police custody in Scotland.

Sheku Bayoh: The death of a black man in Scottish police custody

Scotland

Scottish leader aims to hold new independence vote by 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's push for rerun of 2014 poll amid Brexit uncertainty draws sharp criticism from London.

Scottish leader aims to hold new independence vote by 2021

United Kingdom

On the rocks: Can the Scottish whisky industry survive Brexit?

The EU accounts for more than 30 percent of Scotch whisky sales and some distilleries source inputs from member states.

On the rocks: Can the Scottish whisky industry survive Brexit?

United Kingdom

The view from Scotland: Meet the minority who voted for Brexit

Almost 40 percent in Scotland voted to leave the EU. How would they vote now, if there were a second referendum?

The view from Scotland: Meet the minority who voted for Brexit

Scotland

Scottish ex-leader Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape

Former Scottish National Party head charged with two counts of attempted rape and multiple sexual assaults.

Scottish ex-leader Alex Salmond charged with attempted rape

Scotland

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

Women who sleep rough have no escape from sexual violence and struggle to deal with basic menstrual hygiene.

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

United Kingdom

Scottish nationalists offer support to Labour to topple UK PM

SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, says she will support Labour effort to pass no-confidence motion on Theresa May's rule.

Scottish nationalists offer support to Labour to topple UK PM

Opinion

It's time for Scotland to make reparations for slavery

Scotland should take responsibility for the major and highly lucrative role it played in the transatlantic slave trade.

Elliot Ross

by Elliot Ross

Elliot Ross

Scotland

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Little known stories behind Frederick Douglass' speaking tour in Scotland, a country is now dealing with its dark past.

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Opinion

Is Scottish independence still possible?

Scotland's pro-independence camp might not survive increasing internal disunity.

Jamie Maxwell

by Jamie Maxwell

Jamie Maxwell

United Kingdom

British PM tells Cabinet to holds its nerve over Brexit

May under increased pressure from ministers after a failed meeting with EU leaders, who rejected her proposals.

British PM May tells Cabinet to holds its nerve over Brexit

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.