News Stories Tagged scotland
Shoppers in Scotland pay 5p for carrier bagsBBC NewsThe Scottish government has introduced legislation that requires all retailers to charge at least 5p for "a single-use carrier bag". The move is aimed at combating Scotland's litter problem and reduce the environmental damage caused by plastic bags.
Scotland too strong for Wellington
Scotland ease to a 91-run victory against Wellington in the penultimate game of their World Cup warm-up tour.
Brown overlooked by Scotland for November tests
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) ? Kelly Brown has been overlooked by Scotland for the November test matches, less than a year after captaining his country in the Six Nations.
McFadden impressed by Scotland style
St Johnstone forward James McFadden is both "envious" and "proud" of the current Scotland international set-up.
Creative Scotland launches film plan
Creative Scotland has set out its priorities for the film sector over the next three years, with increased education and funding.
Scotland's new SNP leader takes the reins
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Gilchrist named as Scotland rugby captain
Edinburgh (AFP) - Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist is the new captain of Scotland, getting the nod from coach Vern Cotter on Monday when he named a 33-man squad for the autumn internationals.
Scotland coach Vern Cotter clears out old guard and makes Grant Gilchrist captain for November Test series
No place for Barclay, Brown, Evans, Hamilton, Horne, Kellock and MacArthur in new-look squad to face Argentina, New Zealand and Tonga
Scotland's Knox grabs share of PGA Las Vegas lead
Las Vegas (AFP) - Scotland's Russell Knox and American Andrew Putnam, both seeking a first US PGA Tour title, shared the halfway lead Friday at the Shriners Hospitals Open in Las Vegas.
Report shows rise in child poverty
The number of children in Scotland living in poverty has risen over the last year but remains lower than in many parts of the UK, a report says.
Scotland tops UK high street shoppers chart
SCOTLAND saw a bigger rise in the number of shoppers hitting high streets and shopping centres than anywhere else in the UK last month, new figures show.