Scotland

Scottish Fire and Rescue services attend the scene Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, following the helicopter crash at the Clutha Bar in Glasgow, Scotland. Scottish emergency workers were sifting through wreckage Saturday for survivors of a police helicopter crash onto a crowded Glasgow pub that has killed at least one person and injured more than two dozen. The Clutha pub, near the banks of the River Clyde, was packed Friday night and a ska band was in full swing when the chopper slammed through the roof. The number of fatalities is expected to rise, officials said. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Scottish holiday marred by police helicopter crash

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland’s official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight […]

11/30/2013

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hold copies of its  blueprint for independence after it was launched at the Science Centre in Glasgow Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Andrew Milligan/PA)

Scotland sets out blueprint for independence

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An independent Scotland would continue to use the pound sterling as its currency, remain in the European Union and join the NATO military alliance, Scotland’s government said Tuesday. In the first […]

11/26/2013

Scotland's fans gather in central London's Trafalgar Square, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 ahead of their team's soccer match against England, at Wembley Stadium late Wednesday. Scotland's supporters are collectively known as the Tartan Army and Scotland has a longstanding rivalry with England. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Scotland soccer fans descend on London for match

LONDON (AP) — Wearing traditional kilts and bonnets, thousands of Scotland soccer fans descended on London’s Trafalgar Square on Wednesday before their homeland’s first game in 14 years against neighbor and fierce rival England. The […]

08/14/2013

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Westwood gets another shot at winning a major

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) – Lee Westwood has contended enough in the majors that he can identify important moments, even if he could barely see his ball. He had a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods, standing […]

07/20/2013

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Prelude to the British Open (Interactive)

An interactive showing the leading contenders in the British Open which begins this Thursday. It also includes a quiz about its storied history and a timeline of golf’s four major events.  

07/17/2013

Clocks supposed to show New York and London time which were placed by members of the media are seen across St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Wednesday, July 17, 2013.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Queen Elizabeth II hopes Kate has baby soon

  LONDON (AP) — It seems Queen Elizabeth II is getting a bit impatient as she waits in a rare British heat wave for the birth of her third great-grandchild. The queen said Wednesday she […]

07/17/2013

Harvey

Cat born without bones in front legs to get help

Harvey, a 4-month-old kitten in Scotland born without bones in his front legs, is happy and healthy. But while his rare genetic condition could lead to spinal problems and other health issues later in life, the preventive surgery is expensive. WATCH this video.

01/25/2013

Britain's Prince Philip makes appearance

LONDON (AP) – Prince Philip has made his first public appearance since he was discharged from a hospital last week. The 91-year-old British royal accompanied his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, to an 18th century parish […]

08/27/2012

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