You Can Go on a Tour of Scotland With (Sort of) British Royalty

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We want to hear from Scotland Yard, not media reports on Skripals’ case – Russian envoy to UK

Moscow is waiting for any official statement on the Skripal attack suspects, Russian ambassador to the UK, Alexander Yakovenko, has said in the wake of media reports that police identified some “Russians” as the culprits. On Thursday, the Press Association reported that British investigators believe they identified “the suspected perpetrators” of the March poisoning of […]

Britain’s government cuts its losses on Royal Bank of Scotland

IF YOU are selling shares, they are worth not what you paid for them, but what someone else will offer. For the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), the sum that counts is £2.71 ($ 3.62). On June 5th UK Government Investments, which manages the state’s stakes in companies, said it had placed 7.7% of RBS […]

Google Maps Street View: Embarrassing accident for this young man in Scotland

Google Maps Street View, created in 2007, has offered the world some rather hilarious sights. Its main function is to plan directions or to look at a particular address using the vast mapping across the globe. Other people use it to spot funny situations, most often by locals, who are caught in the crossfire. Rude […]

Donald Trump might extend his planned UK visit to go play golf in Scotland

Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Donald Trump may extend his visit to the UK because he wants to go play golf in Scotland. The US President’s forthcoming visit is expected to draw huge protests against him. He is also keen to meet the Queen, even though it won’t be a formal state visit. Donald Trump’s controversial visit […]

Orkney: Following the footsteps of Viking raiders in the Northern Isles of Scotland

GETTY The Brough of Birsay, which preserves the remains of ancient civilisations Inside Maeshowe on Orkney we were able to read the graffiti carved by Vikings seeking shelter from a winter storm. We know that the raiding party’s stay for about three days and nights occurred at Christmas in 1153. Trapped by a snow storm […]

Scotland Yard holds emergency meeting as London murder toll reaches 55

Scotland Yard has called an emergency meeting as London is gripped by an “exceptionally high level” of crime. It comes as an ex-senior officer says “police have lost control of the streets.” Community and youth workers have been invited to the Metropolitan Police headquarters, Scotland Yard, as London’s murder investigations rose to 55 this year […]

BBC weather forecast: HEAVY downpours to batter UK as snow continues to fall in Scotland

The BBC Breakfast weather report was presented by Sarah Keith-Lucas, who reported the forecast from Rainham Marshes in Essex. Explaining the contrast in weather in the west and the south, she said: “We’re going to be keeping the dry and the mild weather for many eastern parts. “Whereas further west we’ve got weather fronts moving […]

Avengers Infinity War: WHAT exactly happens in Scotland? REVEALED 'We blew it up'

In April last year some of the MCU’s biggest stars sneaked into Scotland and filmed major set pieces. Some of those scenes have already been hinted in the recent Marvel trailers. Now Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon, has revealed just how epic the Infinity War scenes in Scotland will be. Incredibly, Captain America (now Nomad), […]

Ireland vs Scotland LIVE: Six Nations latest score and updates as Stockdale scores twice

GETTY Ireland vs Scotland LIVE in the Six Nations Ireland have been impressive so far in the Six Nations, and would have secured a far more comfortable set of results had they been more clinical. A late, late Johnny Sexton drop-goal was required to win them the game in Paris when it looked as though […]