Scottish court hands Boris Johnson fresh Brexit blow
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow Wednesday when a Scottish court ruled that his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful.
Hear Word! toes to Edinburgh International Festival
The critically acclaimed stage play, Hear Word! Naija Woman Talk True, is among plays to be performed at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival holding in Scotland. The play addresses real-life issues such as gender inequality, domestic violence, abuse, disrespect, bravery, sisterhood, and transformation.
Boris Johnson in Scotland as no-deal Brexit concerns grow
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday promised a bright future after Brexit on his first visit to Scotland but Britain's top business lobby said companies need to be on an "emergency footing" because of the growing likelihood of a no-deal exit.
You never stop learning as a cooper
Ger Burkley is a master cooper with Jameson Black Barrel. He is trained to make wooden casks, barrels, vats, buckets, tubs, troughs and other staved containers from timber that was usually heated or steamed to make it pliable. In this interview with The Guardian, he explains his journey into the profession.
Mary Mitchell Slessor, a catalyst of change
Having listened to Hope Masterton Waddell, an Irish clergyman urge colleagues and congregants to establish a mission in Africa, coupled with the death of the famous missionary explorer, David Livingstone, Mary Mitchell Slessor at 27 made up her mind to explore the African continent. She applied to the United Presbyterian Church’s Foreign Mission Board and…
Scottish independence vote by May 2021 'unlikely'
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's renewed push for secession from the UK faces several hurdles if her nationalist party's dream of independence is to come true, analysts said Thursday.
Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope
With Britain tearing its hair out over the Brexit confusion, Scotland's government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize -- independence.
Efe Ambrose eyes move to Cardiff City
Former Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose has been tipped with a likely deal at Cardiff City of Wales after activating a release clause in his two-year contract with Hibernian of Scotland. Although his deal in Scotland is scheduled to run till January 2020, and the Scottish Premiership club even gave him an offer for an…
Scottish leader vows to reject UK prime minister's Brexit deal
Scotland's pro-independence leader vowed on Monday to vote against any Brexit agreement that fails to preserve much closer EU-UK ties than currently under discussion.
England, Wales, Scotland hold talks over 2030 World Cup bid
The Football Association of Wales has held talks over a potential home nations bid for the 2030 World Cup. FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford believes the joint proposal would be “strong and compelling”. The Scottish FA has also confirmed that exploratory discussions have begun, while the FA is already looking at a bid that Uefa…
Scotland's Sturgeon rails at 'mad Brexiteers' after EU talks
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon railed at London's "mad Brexiteers" on Monday after holding talks with EU officials in Brussels, where she firmly backed Britain staying in the bloc's customs union and single market after the divorce.