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Scotland to vote in 2014 on leaving the United Kingdom

Scottish voters will be able to vote in a referendum in 2014 on the question of whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom. The terms of the referendum were reached Monday in a deal between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Alex Salmond, the first minister of Scotland, the BBC reports.


Scots economy 'improves slightly'

Scotland's economy has improved slightly but is showing signs of stagnating, according to a survey carried out by a bank.


Scotland Yard Arrests LulzSec Hacker 'Kayla' |

Scotland Yard has arrested two men who together used the online pseudonym Kalya and were central figures in the notorious online hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec


Exclusive: Lockerbie bomber near death

The Scottish government Monday took aim at critics of its decision to release Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, a day after CNN found him comatose and near death.


Jellyfish shut UK nuclear plant

Jellyfish shut UK nuclear plant

A nuclear power plant in Scotland was forced to close after jellyfish inundated its water filters, clogging the cooling system.


Official: Ash will cancel up to 500 flights

Official: Ash will cancel up to 500 flights

The spread of dense ash from the erupting Iceland volcano could force the cancellation of up to 500 commercial flights in Northern Ireland, Scotland and parts of Scandinavia, the European air traffic agency said Tuesday.


More sites detect Japan radiation

More locations around Scotland have recorded very low levels of radioactive iodine believed to be from Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.


The Lede: ‘Stealth’ Nuclear Submarine Stuck in the Mud

A British “stealth” submarine is stuck in the mud just yards off of the coast of Scotland.


Official defends release of Lockerbie bomber

Scotland's parliament is being recalled for an emergency session amid growing international outrage over last week's release of the man convicted for the Lockerbie plane bombing.


Lockerbie bomber may be released

Lockerbie bomber may be released

A Scottish court is expected to release convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi on compassionate grounds, senior State Department officials tell CNN.


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