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Scotland’s independence day that never was

First day of Scottish parliament election campaign could have been the day when new country was bornLONDON - Thursday marked the first formal...

UPDATE – First Syrian refugee plane lands in UK

Around 100 refugees from Lebanese camp arrive Scotland to be resettledUPDATES WITH GOVERNMENT CONFIRMATION, REACTION, EDITS THROUGHOUTLONDON - The first flight carrying Syrian refugees to be...

First Syrian refugee plane lands in UK

Around 100 refugees from Lebanese camp arrives Scotland to be resettledLONDON - The first flight carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in the...

Families welcome new lead in Lockerbie plane bomb probe

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says identification of new suspects could be a potentially positive developmentBy Michael Sercan DaventryLONDON – Scotland’s First Minister has...

UK: One year on, Scotland eyes second referendum

-Pro-independence campaigners say UK government policy or a withdrawal from the EU could trigger a second voteLONDON – A year may have passed...

Queen opens UK parliament, announces govt program

- Conservatives plan in-out EU referendum by 2017, increased devolution to Scotland but delay repealing Human Rights Act. ANKARA - Britain’s center-right Conservative government  set out...

Scotland’s first Muslim woman MP to be voice for all

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh wants to be focus for Muslims across UK as one of 13 Muslim lawmakers. LONDON – Scotland’s first female Muslim MP is hoping...

Scottish nationalists launch UK election manifesto

- SNP leader seeks to build alliances across the U.K. to deliver the progressive changeANKARA - Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon unveiled Monday...

Russians inspect NATO war games off of Scotland

- Russian military inspectors to observe naval war games involving 14 nations amid growing tensions with former Soviet state.LONDON - A team of...

UK: Scottish Labour call SNP Cameron’s ‘little helpers’

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy says 'the SNP are playing the role of David Cameron’s little helpers.' Speaking on the BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today...