Jul 21, 2017

Divers retrieve World War II 'bouncing bombs' from Scottish loch

Divers have recovered two World War Two-era "bouncing bombs" from the bottom of a Scottish loch after a seven-year hunt aided by the British navy. The spherical Highball devices, developed by British war-time "Dambuster" engineer Barnes Wallis, are similar to the bombs used to destroy ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Scotland wins test against Wallabies

Flanker Hamish Watson's 61st-minute try earned Scotland a rare victory in Australia as it beat the Wallabies 24-19 in a seesawing test match Saturday that saw both teams score three tries a piece. Scotland led 17-12 at halftime despite fullback Israel Folau scoring two ...

/ Mar 17, 2017

U.K.'s Brexit fight with Scotland escalates as May rejects vote

Prime Minister Theresa May rejected Scotland's bid to hold a referendum on independence before the U.K. leaves the European Union, the latest twist in the increasingly acrimonious fight over Brexit with the nationalist government in Edinburgh. While not ruling one out eventually, May's team said ...

Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Mar 14, 2017

Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Scotland's announcement Monday that it will begin preparations for a new independence bid raised the specter of one of Brexit's most feared consequences — the break-up of the United Kingdom. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she will seek the semiautonomous Scottish parliament’s authority next week ...

Mar 2, 2017

'Lisbon Lion' Gemmell dies at 73

Celtic great Tommy Gemmell, who inspired the club to glory in the 1967 European Cup, has died at age 73 after a long illness, the Scottish giants announced on Thursday. Gemmell scored Celtic's equalizer and played a part in Stevie Chalmers' 84th-minute winner as Celtic ...

/ Feb 8, 2017

Poll shows support for Scottish independence rising

Support for Scottish independence rose after the British Prime Minister came out in favor of the U.K. making a clean break with the European Union, a BMG survey for Herald Scotland showed. The survey indicated 49 percent of Scots support independence with 51 percent opposing ...

Nov 12, 2016

England, France record victories

England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer. A trio of headers from Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana and Chelsea's Gary Cahill ...