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Nationalist call for Scottish independence referendum next year

Scottish voters said no to independence in 2014 after a closely fought referendum campaign.

Half of Japan tuned in for win over Scotland

Figures will be welcomed by World Rugby.

Brilliant Japan reach last eight to make World Cup history

Scintillating attacking rugby takes Asian nation past Scotland to its first ever quarterfinals.

Scotland’s win over Russia the ideal prep for Japan clash

Scotland ran in 9 tries to secure a bonus point in their 61-0 Pool A victory.

Scotland get job done to set up Japan decider

George Horne scores a hattrick as Scotland run in 9 tries in 61-0 thrashing of Russia.

Tens of thousands march for independence in Scottish capital

Organisers say Scotland will not fulfil its potential being in the United Kingdom.

Samoa coach insists all not lost after Scotland defeat

Coach Steve Jackson believes his side can still qualify for the quarterfinals.

Ireland juggernaut batters Scots in Yokohama drizzle

Joe Schmidt was delighted with Ireland’s first half.

‘Experience is important’: Scotland scent upset over Ireland

Gregor Townsend says Scotland have to win all the big moments in the game.

Ice cold Alex and Pressel come back from the dead in...

Europe are still one point ahead after the second day of the Solheim Cup.

Solheim Cup no longer showcases best female golfers

The United States have a stronger line-up top to bottom, headed by world No 3 Lexi Thompson.

Russia strike back to sink Scotland

Stephen O'Donnell's own goal dents Scotland’s Euro 2020 hopes as Steve Clarke´s side are now six points off second place in Group I.

Scottish Conservative leader quits, citing Brexit and family

Scotland's Conservative Party has named former car salesman Jackson Carlaw as interim leader.

‘We want an independence referendum’, says Scotland to UK’s Johnson

'It is now – more than ever – essential that in Scotland we have an alternative option,' says Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

White leads England to victory, Scotland suffer World Cup heartache

England beat Japan 2-0 and secures the top spot in their group at the women's World Cup, but Scotland gets eliminated from the tournament in dramatic, heartbreaking fashion.

Clarke hopes Robertson’s Champions League glory lifts Scotland

New Scotland manager Steve Clarke hopes Andy Robertson's Champions League success with Liverpool rubs off on his country when they face Cyprus on Saturday.

Scotland eyes independence vote, lays out new rules

Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon wants to give visibility and purpose to the discontent in Scotland over the Brexit debacle.

Stone stackers defy gravity at European championships

Now in its third year, the European Stone Stacking Championship sees participants struggle against gravity to build the tallest stone stack possible.

Former Scotland cricket captain De Lange dies aged 38

Con De Lange was diagnosed with a brain tumour after falling ill while away on international duty in late 2017.

BA jet flies to wrong city, lands in Scotland instead of...

A sub-contracted crew used an incorrect flight plan and set off from London City airport for the Scottish capital instead of setting course for the Rhine.

‘What have we done?’ – Youngs slams toothless England

Youngs acknowledged England's familiar failing in games over the last 12 months.

England, Scotland draw 38-all in stunning Six Nations finale

England finish 2nd in the Six Nations standings on 18 points, 5 behind champions Wales.

Pakistan – the other great home of the bagpipes

In the mid-19th century, British colonialists came to bring it to subcontinental India, of which Pakistan was a part before independence.

Ladies first: Italy, China and Scotland hand men World Cup lesson

For the women, it is a first World Cup appearance since 1999.