- Cannes hails premiere of a bloody, stylish 'Macbeth' Updated: May-23-15 7:01 am
- Michigan bag of cremated remains found on Scottish beach Updated: May-22-15 8:34 pm
BATTLE CREEK, Michigan - A newspaper says a bag of cremated remains handled by a company in southwestern Michigan was discovered on a beach in Scotland.
- Bleisure Bits: Whisky primer at Glasgow's Pot Still Updated: May-21-15 9:11 am
GLASGOW, Scotland - Wreathed in myth and steeped in tradition, the wild and wonderful world of scotch whisky can take decades to explore.
- Turmoil in UK's Labour Party after election loss Updated: May-18-15 12:17 pm
LONDON - Britain's opposition Labour Party is struggling to regain its balance after suffering one of its worst election results in modern times. Shocked by the extent of the loss, leaders are trying to figure out how to rebuild the party and regain the public's trust.
- Scottish Labour leader Murphy resigns after election wipeout Updated: May-16-15 10:05 am
LONDON - The leader of the Scottish arm of Britain's Labour Party is stepping down after the party lost almost all of its seats to Scottish nationalists in the general election last week.
- Ex-UK tabloid editor Coulson in perjury trial in Scotland Updated: May-15-15 1:05 pm
LONDON - Former UK tabloid editor Andy Coulson has gone on trial in Scotland accused of perjury.
- Cameron considers more powers for Scotland - but not fiscal Updated: May-15-15 10:40 am
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he would consider handing over more power to Scotland, but stopped short of agreeing to demands from Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to grant the territory full fiscal autonomy.
- Massachusetts man faces attempted murder charge in Scotland Updated: May-12-15 7:29 am
PRINCETON, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man has been extradited to Scotland to face an attempted murder charge in connection to the poisoning of a fellow student at the University of St. Andrews.
- Fiji, New Zealand, South Africa qualify for Rio Olympics Updated: May-11-15 12:13 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland - Fiji, New Zealand and South Africa are the first nations to qualify for the Olympic debut of men's rugby sevens at next summer's Games in Rio.
- Despite majority, UK's Cameron faces Conservative rebellion Updated: May-11-15 5:43 am
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives may have won the British election and ushered their coalition partner out the door, but that doesn't mean it's all smooth sailing for his government for the next five years.
- UK election leaves Cameron at helm of a disunited kingdom Updated: May-09-15 11:47 am
LONDON - Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for "one nation, one United Kingdom." That will be easier said than done, as competing brands of nationalism threaten to pull the country apart.
- Unexpected triumph means Cameron can govern UK on his own Updated: May-08-15 5:02 pm
LONDON - After years of sharing power, David Cameron pulled off an unexpected election triumph that gave the Conservative prime minister a second term with an outright majority Friday and dealt a stinging defeat to his three main rivals.
- Scottish National Party landslide shakes up UK politics Updated: May-08-15 1:57 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland - The last time Britain held a national election, Mhairi Black wasn't old enough to vote. On Friday, the 20-year-old university student was elected to Parliament as part of a Scottish nationalist wave that has transformed British politics and raised questions about the country's future.
- In United Kingdom's voting system, winner can take it all Updated: May-08-15 1:05 pm
The Scottish National Party got 4.7 percent of the vote, giving it 56 seats in Parliament. The U.K. Independence Party got 12.6 percent of the vote, giving it one.
- A look at the winners and losers in the UK election Updated: May-08-15 1:01 pm
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives on Friday won a second term in a stunning victory that saw three defeated political rivals step down as leaders of their parties within hours.
- The Latest: Markets happy at clear result; fear referendum Updated: May-08-15 4:29 am
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- UK's Cameron strong as Scotland debacle ruins Labour bid Updated: May-08-15 2:44 am
LONDON - At the outset of a bruising campaign, Prime Minister David Cameron tried a "stay the course" message, arguing that his Conservative Party had brought economic growth back to Britain by sticking to its austerity plan, however painful it might be.
- A look at leading figures in the tight British election Updated: May-07-15 12:11 am
LONDON - Britain's general election is on Thursday, and polls suggest the race between Labour and the Conservatives is too close to call. Here's a look at the leading figures in the campaign:
- 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.