Scotland leader: UK “not remotely ready” to leave EU

On a visit to Paris, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for an extension to Article 50, the deadline for the UK leaving the European Union, in order to avoid a No Deal Brexit.

Scottish ex-leader claims innocence on attempted rape charge

Scotland’s former leader and pro-independence figurehead Alex Salmond claims he is innocent “of any criminality” as he is charged with attempted rape and other sexual assaults, according to Scottish prosecutors. SOUNDBITE

Today in History for December 21st

(21 Dec 2018) Highlights of this day in history: Pilgrims land in Plymouth Massachusetts; Pan Am flight 747 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland; Apollo 8 lifts off on first manned mission to the Moon; Actress Jane Fonda is born. (Dec. 21)

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Scottish fishermen sceptical about Brexit promises

During the 2016 Brexit referendum there was much debate about the EU’s effect on the British fishing industry. As the process reaches a crucial stage, fishermen in Scotland are sceptical that promises made by Brexit supporters will be fulfilled.

Sturgeon reaffirms support for independence as Brexit looms

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon delivers the keynote speech at her Scottish National Party’s annual conference and voices support for a second referendum on Brexit and reaffirms her will for an independent Scotland.

World Stone Skimming Championships kicks off in Scotland

Hundreds of stone skimming enthusiasts from around the globe gathered on a tiny Scottish island on Sunday to compete for the title of world champion skimmer.

AP Top Stories July 14 P

Here’s the latest for Saturday July 14th: President Trump spends a private weekend in Scotland; Israeli military carry out airstrikes against Hamas; Eritrea’s president visits Ethiopia; French police motorcycles crash in Bastille Day parade. (July 14)

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President Trump plays golf in Scottish resort

As President Trump’s visit to the UK approaches its end, he spends the weekend at a luxury golf resort owned by him in Turnberry, Scotland, where he decides to play a round. IMAGES

Around 2000 people gather to protest Trump’s visit to Scotland

Around 2,000 people gather in Glasgow to protest against Donald Trump’s visit to Scotland.