Scotland

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

Denise Mina’s ‘Rizzio’: A bloody slice of Scottish history

In 2021, Polygon, an Edinburgh-based publisher, launched the Darkland Tales, a series of “dramatic fictional retellings of stories from history, myth and legend” written by Scotland’s greatest contemporary writers. Denise Mina’s novella Rizzio is the first in the series.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

'Scotland the most beautiful country in the world'

Scotland's wild, rugged beauty outranked every other destination to be named the most beautiful country in the world by readers of Rough Guides.

May 22, 2017
May 22, 2017

Scotland slay Sri Lanka in landmark win

Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both score hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

Qualifying tournament for 2019 Cricket WC to be moved from BD

The qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup is set to be moved to Ireland and Scotland next summer.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Celtic break club record

Scott Sinclair scored twice as Celtic surpassed a 50-year-old club record in style with a 4-0 thrashing of Hearts on Sunday to extend their unbeaten domestic run to 27 matches.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

British FAs fined over poppy tribute

The Football Associations of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have been fined for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers last month, world soccer's governing body said on Monday.

November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

England sweep Scots away

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.

November 10, 2016
November 10, 2016

Poppies and pride as England, Scotland collide

England and Scotland renew the oldest rivalry in international football on Friday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier that has been dogged by a pre-match row about commemorative poppies.

October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016

Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

UK rejects petition calling for 2nd EU referendum

The British government rejects an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union.