Scotland

Is the UK getting ready for an election? ‘I hope not,’ Hammond says

Is the UK getting ready for an election? ‘I hope not,’ Hammond says

Published 30/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday that he hoped his budget was not an attempt to prepare for another national [more…]

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Scottish government identifies case of mad cow disease

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland’s government said on Thursday that a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, had been discovered on a [more…]

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Merkel calls for stable euro zone budgets in warning shot to Italy

Published 17/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European [more…]

WADA didn’t put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

WADA didn’t put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie is offended by allegations that WADA put money above clean sport while reinstating Russia’s anti-doping [more…]

Probably no better time to play Murray, says hopeful Duckworth

Probably no better time to play Murray, says hopeful Duckworth

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - A first-round match at the U.S. Open against former champion Andy Murray will be a tough test for James Duckworth but the 448th-ranked [more…]

Play predicts chilling future for Britain’s prized health service

Play predicts chilling future for Britain’s prized health service

Published 25/08/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - A desperate mechanic driven to operate on his sick wife is the subject of a disturbing play which looks at the future [more…]

British comic Elf Lyons makes economics a laughing matter

British comic Elf Lyons makes economics a laughing matter

Published 24/08/2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - You could say British comic Elf Lyons is one half of a double-act – the other half is her father Gerard Lyons, [more…]

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon

Published 26/06/2018

(Reuters) - Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has called for 23-times Grand slam winner Serena Williams to be seeded at next month’s Wimbledon Championships ahead [more…]

Wenger cautious of ‘crazy challenge’ as he ponders future

Wenger cautious of ‘crazy challenge’ as he ponders future

Published 04/06/2018

(Reuters) - Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eager to coach again but remains wary of committing to a “crazy challenge” as he plans to [more…]

Reluctant record holder hopes for release from notoriety

Reluctant record holder hopes for release from notoriety

Published 29/05/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The names of World Cup record holders are like a roll-call of footballing greats and every four years players such as [more…]