Scotland

Minister seeks to scotch claims of Brexit power grab

David Lidington to tell devolved administrations that Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast will take some powers returning from Brussels The Cabinet Office...

Six 13-year-olds rushed to hospital after taking MDMA

Six teenagers have been rushed to the hospital after taking the drug MDMA, according to police. The group of 13-year-olds fell ill and were taken the...

Prepare for seriously cold weather this week, Britons told

Icy blast prompts Met Office weather warnings for UK snow, with wind chill making it feel minus 15C in daytime Parts of the UK are set to feel colder...

England told to explain tunnel fracas involving Farrell before Scotland match

• Owen Farrell appeared to be involved in clash with Ryan Wilson• Six Nations Rugby asks RFU to provide account of incident England must explain the...

Bravery isn't enough. An acid attack shows why reporters need good bosses

Near blinding of Sun journalist raises questions about how he was treated by his newspaper A couple of days before Christmas 2015, Russell Findlay, a...

Scotland’s class act Finn Russell has last laugh against England | Gerard Meagher

Scots bared their teeth while their No 10 put on show of sublime skills and composure that silenced critics and left Eddie Jones’s team floundering “...

Weather warning as 'Beast from the East' cold front heads to Scotland with heavy snow forecast

The sub-zero Siberian weather front is expected to cause travel chaos and power cuts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Cop comedy team Scot Squad finally make Brexit funny with Irish border mockumentary

The crew behind TV hits like Still Game, Scot Squad and Limmy's Show are hoping to raise a laugh over one of the most problematic Brexit issues.

Campaign launches in Scotland on minimum unit price for alcohol as ministers prepare to make recommendations on figure

'Retailers are the key to ensuring the legislation is implemented, which is why it is crucial we raise awareness of this change in the law early...

High number of patient deaths despite mortality rate reduction

THERE have been more than 1,300 excess patient deaths at nine Scottish hospitals in recent years, despite the overall reduction in the mortality rate.

Eddie Jones’ timid guests floored by Scotland’s brutal first-half flurry | Andy Bull

Murrayfield’s fierce reception sets tone on a day when England were left bewildered by nimbler and more bloodthirsty hosts It was crisp and clear...

Finn Russell masterminds historic Scotland victory over England

• Scotland 25-13 England• Two tries from centre Huw Jones set tone at Murrayfield Two years ago, Scotland started against England here, following a...

Scotland 25-13 England: Six Nations – as it happened

Scotland shocked Eddie Jones’s side as Huw Jones scored two tries to earn a first Calcutta Cup victory in 10 years, beating England for the first...

Ireland 37-27 Wales: Six Nations – as it happened

Ireland remain on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam after a 37-27 win over Wales in Dublin, with Jacob Stockdale’s second try sealing victory late...

Mother vanishes with five-month-old baby, prompting police appeal

'This is out of character for Toni and I would ask anyone who may have seen them to call us immediately in so we can ensure she is safe and well...