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Stories with place: Scotland
  • British markets bracing for post-election uncertainty 
    Updated: May-05-15 9:25 am

    LONDON - British financial markets could be headed for choppy waters after Thursday's general election, as investors face the prospect of it taking days - even weeks - to form a new government.

  • Celtic retains Scottish Premiership title without playing 
    Updated: May-02-15 3:33 pm

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Celtic won a fourth consecutive Scottish Premiership title in manager Ronny Deila's first season in charge after challenger Aberdeen lost 1-0 to Dundee United on Saturday.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland reports loss after charges 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 5:53 am

    LONDON - Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, reported Thursday a loss of 446 million pounds ($690 million) for the first quarter of 2015 after taking charges for regulatory probes and restructuring.

  • Inspired by Scotland, golf course in Atlantic Canada 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 10:12 am

    INVERNESS, Nova Scotia - Ribbons of manicured turf weave through dunes land, connecting the shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the higher elevation of town in this remote corner of Cape Breton Island. Here, a 21st century golf destination has been conceived, inspired by the venerable links courses of Scotland. There is an adjacent pub with samplings of single-malt Scotch, but no motorized golf carts or beer wagons on the course itself.

  • Noticing Nicola: SNP leader makes mark in race 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 3:21 am

    LONDON - She's 5-foot-4, favors fuchsia suits and isn't running in the British election.

  • Celtic's treble dreams over as Inverness wins cup semi 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 10:32 am

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Celtic's treble dreams ended Sunday when Inverness won 3-2 in extra time to reach its first Scottish Cup final.

  • Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 5:49 am

    VLAMERTINGE, Belgium - At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows.

  • Kilt-wearing Andy Murray weds Kim Sears in Scottish hometown 
    Updated: Apr-11-15 3:23 pm

    DUNBLANE, Scotland - Andy Murray has married long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in the tennis star's home town.

  • SNP surge in Scotland could hold key to next UK government 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 2:19 am

    GLASGOW, Scotland - Ed Miliband's crusade to bring the Labour Party back to power after five years in opposition has struck a roadblock in Scotland, where the party is experiencing a dramatic drop in support in what had long been a reliable stronghold.