Europe

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition

Clara Ponsati is preparing to hand herself in to Scottish police, to fight a legal battle against extradition to Spain.

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition from Scotland

United Kingdom

Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past.

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Europe

IndyRef2 demand 'irresistible' if SNP win in Scotland: Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon will push for a second Scottish independence referendum if her nationalist party win big in December.

IndyRef2 demand 'irresistible' if SNP win in Scotland: Sturgeon

Europe

Nicola Sturgeon kicks off new Scottish independence campaign

Independence activists are demanding a new referendum in 2020, though obstacles to it remain outside of their control.

Nicola Sturgeon kicks off new Scottish independence campaign

Europe

UK election raises issue of Scottish independence

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon will take a strong showing for her party as an endorsement of another independence referendum.

Scottish independence in spotlight as UK election kicks off

Opinion

Why Sturgeon and Corbyn need one another

Both leaders stand at the head of movements aiming to transform the UK, but they can only succeed if they work together.

Ben Wray

by Ben Wray

Ben Wray

Rugby Union

61-0: Scotland trashes Russia to set up Japan showdown

Scotland breezes past an exhausted-looking Russia at the Rugby World Cup to set up a showdown with host Japan.

Scotland trashes Russia 61-0 to set up showdown with host Japan

Brexit

Scottish court rejects bid to force UK PM to seek Brexit delay

Anti-Brexit campaigners to appeal Scottish court ruling as Britain's October 31 European Union departure date nears.

Scottish court rejects bid to force UK PM to seek Brexit delay

Europe

Campaigners bid to force UK prime minister to obey law

The British prime minister has frequently implied he would ignore Parliament's ruling to seek a Brexit delay.

Campaigners in court bid to make Johnson obey Brexit law

AJ IMPACT

US tariffs get icy reception from Scotch whisky makers

Whisky is one of Scotland's biggest exports, but new tariffs could push up prices for US consumers.

Whisky business: US tariffs get icy reception from Scotch makers

Europe

European families 'feel safer' in Scotland than England

Reassurances from officials and local-born residents have gone a long way to allay fears among EU nationals in Scotland.

European families 'feel safer' in Scotland than England

Brexit

UK Parliament suspension slammed by Scottish court

In an historic constitutional precedent, court rules the prime minister intentionally misled the country's monarch.

UK Parliament suspension 'improper and unlawful'

Brexit

Boris' Brexit plan faces legal challenge

Court hearings get under way on Tuesday as campaigners seek to block suspension of parliament.

Legal bid begins to block Johnson's prorogation plan

Europe

Scottish Tory chief quits as Brexit backlash grows

Ruth Davidson denies her resignation was caused by PM Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament.

Scottish Tory chief quits as Brexit backlash grows

United Kingdom

Hundreds of refugees live under threat of eviction in Glasgow

Private contractor Serco reportedly locking asylum seekers out of accommodation in Scottish city, angering campaigners.

Hundreds of refugees live under threat of eviction in Glasgow