Gulf Times - Scotland
UK PM keeps suspense over Brexit trigger

UK PM keeps suspense over Brexit trigger

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she would be given the power to start Brexit talks within days but declined to name a date for a process already disrupted by Scotland's independence bid.

Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit

Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday demanded a new independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union have become clearer.

Nazi POW leaves estate to 'kind' Scottish village

Nazi POW leaves estate to 'kind' Scottish village

A former Nazi prisoner of war has left his entire estate in his will to a small village in Scotland to show his appreciation for the kindness he received there during his captivity.

7 injured after roller coaster derails in Scottish theme park

7 injured after roller coaster derails in Scottish theme park

A roller coaster carriage at a theme park in Scotland came off its rails on Sunday and fell 30ft (10 metres) onto a children's ride below injuring around seven people ...

Protesters storm Trump golf course in Scotland

Protesters storm Trump golf course in Scotland

Protesters bearing Mexican flags invaded a Scottish golf course owned by Donald Trump on Saturday as the presidential hopeful visited the estate, which is hugely controversial locally.

In Scotland, Trump says British EU exit a model for his campaign

In Scotland, Trump says British EU exit a model for his campaign

US presidential candidate Donald Trump thrust himself into the heart of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Friday, calling it a "great thing" and drawing parallels to his own insurgent campaign.

Donald Trump says Britons 'took back control of their country'

Donald Trump says Britons 'took back control of their country'

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in Scotland to reopen a golf resort on Friday, said Britons "took back control of their country" by voting to leave the European Union.

Pakistan's women-only rickshaw service struggles after a year

Pakistan's women-only rickshaw service struggles after a year

Pakistan's first women-only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers.

England begin Jones era with 15-9 victory over Scotland

England begin Jones era with 15-9 victory over Scotland

England got the Eddie Jones era off to a victorious, if not quite glorious, start on Saturday as tries by George Kruis and Jack Nowell earned them a 15-9 victory over Scotland in a nervy Six Nations clash at Murrayfield.

Three scientists on shortlist to appear on new Scottish banknote

Three scientists on shortlist to appear on new Scottish banknote

Royal Bank of Scotland has named three Scottish scientists -- two men and one woman -- on the shortlist of candidates to appear on its first plastic 10 pound ($14) note.

Britain promises more money to improve flood defences

Britain promises more money to improve flood defences

Britain's government has promised more than £40mn ($59mn) to rebuild and improve the country's flood defences that failed to protect thousands of homes over the Christmas holidays.