Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

The UK's highest court will on Tuesday start hearing evidence to decide if Boris Johnson's decision to shut down parliament was against the law.
The Church of Scotland is taking legal action for a share of a Viking hoard worth almost £2 million found on land it owns.
Protest in Kilmarnock when Diageo announced it was closing its Johnnie Walker plant, with a loss of 700 jobs. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Archive/Press Association Ima
Survey finds many common species of butterfly enjoyed a good summer this year.
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Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water where Loch Ness is said to reside.
After confessing, under duress, to the crimes of casting malicious spells and having sex with the devil, Torryburn, Fife resident Lilias Adie died in the year 1704.
Researchers found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the waters of Loch Ness, but it's not clear whether that indicates a gigantic eel or just a lo...
The National Galleries of Scotland and Tate announced today the autumn season of ARTIST ROOMS exhibitions with partner museums and galleries. Displays across the UK include iconic photographs by Diane Arbus at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Vija Celmins' exquisitely detailed drawings at...
Boris Johnson says the £1.25bn order for five Type 31e frigates will safeguard 2,500 jobs.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A scientist who collected DNA from Scotland's Loch Ness suggests the lake's fabled monster might be a giant eel.
The stone, discovered at an early Christian church site in Dingwall, is originally thought to have stood at more than 7.8 feet (2.4 metres) high.
The Met Office has warned against going out in the sun as the heatwave is set to continue for some parts of the UK after the record-breaking bank holiday weather.
The rail fare increase for 2020 is set to be announced by the Department of Transport.
Barclays is opening its second Eagle Lab in Scotland to support entrepreneurs in the North East of the country and drive innovation in the region. The space in Aberdeen will be based within the city's new home of digital and entrepreneurship, the ONE Tech Hub, as part of the ONE Codebase...
National Geographic Expeditions announced six exciting new itineraries that will take travelers around the world in 2020. From the five fabled Silk Road countries to the many treasures of Northwest Italy to hiking and kayaking in Thailand, travelers will experience an array of cultures,...
, , , , • Airline to operate almost 200 flights a week between Scotland and London Heathrow, , , , , , British Airways is to increase its winter schedule between Scotland and London's Heathrow Airport, operating almost 200 flights a week from October 2019 to March next year. The frequency...
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 has hit the halfway stage of the tournament and also a new record for total UK TV reach for a women's football competition. Surpassing the current record of 12.4m, which was set back in 2015 during the World Cup in Canada, the TV reach now stands at 17.2m ahead of...
The bank is fined by regulators after failing to alert authorities to suspicions of fraud in 2007.
A Nobel winner, he found hidden patterns in the subatomic matter that forms the universe, evoking James Joyce in calling one kind of particle "quarks."