Scotland

BHP CEO Mackenzie says Brexit would lead to lost decade of damaging uncertainty

BHP CEO Mackenzie says Brexit would lead to lost decade of damaging uncertainty

Published 18/04/2016

LONDON BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)(BLT.L) Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Monday that businesses could face a decade of damaging uncertainty if Britain voted to leave [more…]

Drone hunt for Loch Ness Monster finds its film double

Drone hunt for Loch Ness Monster finds its film double

Published 13/04/2016

LONDON A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" - but [more…]

Rare Shakespeare First Folio found on Scottish island

Rare Shakespeare First Folio found on Scottish island

Published 07/04/2016

ISLE OF BUTE, Scotland A nearly 400-year-old copy of a first edition of William Shakespeare's collected plays has been found in a vast aristocratic house [more…]

Murray subdues Ferrer to continue British charge

Published 27/01/2016

MELBOURNE Andy Murray continued Britain's Australian Open success when he overcame David Ferrer 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 6-3 in a grueling tussle to reach the semi-finals [more…]

Ferrer victory was my best match, says Murray

Published 27/01/2016

MELBOURNE Andy Murray thinks he played his best tennis of the tournament during his Australian Open quarter-final victory over David Ferrer on Wednesday after a [more…]

Murray proves too strong for bloodied and beaten Zverev

Published 19/01/2016

MELBOURNE Second seed Andy Murray advanced into the second round of the Australian Open after a comfortable 6-1 6-2 6-3 victory over Germany's Alexander Zverev [more…]

Wanted: an inspiring new anthem for English sports teams

Published 13/01/2016

LONDON The 19th century courtyards of Britain's parliament echoed to the strains of Hubert Parry's "Jerusalem" on Wednesday in one of the loudest public shows [more…]

Murray hopes for Djokovic drop-off at Melbourne Park

Published 11/01/2016

MELBOURNE Finally clinching an elusive Australian Open crown is Andy Murray's number one goal for the new year but the Briton concedes that his hopes [more…]

Trump’s Scottish love affair sours as court to rule on wind farm

Published 15/12/2015

LONDON Britain's top court will decide on Wednesday whether to back U.S. Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump's bid to stop wind farms being built [more…]

Watt or Fleming? RBS seeks Scottish scientist for plastic banknote

Published 07/12/2015

LONDON James Watt or Alexander Graham Bell? Royal Bank of Scotland is asking the public to choose a Scottish scientist or other innovator to feature [more…]