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Scottish islanders don helmets for Viking fire festival
Scottish islanders don helmets for Viking fire festival

Residents of Scotland's remote Shetland Islands brandishing swords and shields celebrated their Nordic roots in a fest that culminated in burning of a Viking ship replica.

Scottish islanders don helmets for Viking fire festival
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support

The leader of the separatist Scottish National Party played down the chance of a new independence referendum anytime soon as her party gathered to build momentum for vital elections in May.

Scottish nationalist leader wants new referendum only if enough support
Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote
Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote

Scotland's First Minister warned that a united Britain was "on borrowed time" unless Prime Minister David Cameron devolved more powers to Edinburgh.

Scottish leader warns Cameron a year after vote
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Kazakhstan's Kairat FC wins Aberdeen FC at Europe League third qualifying 2:1

Almaty-based Kairat FC has defeated the Scottish Aberdeen FC during the first leg of the Europa League third qualifying.

Kazakhstan's Kairat FC wins Aberdeen FC at Europe League third qualifying 2:1
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Google to help search for Scotland's Loch Ness monster

Those keen to search for Scotland's mythical Loch Ness monster can do so after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake.

Google to help search for Scotland's Loch Ness monster
Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university
Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012.

Pistorius stripped of degree by Scottish university
Queen says fixing division in Scotland 'will take time
Queen says fixing division in Scotland 'will take time

Healing differences in Scotland after a divisive referendum that came close to splitting the United Kingdom this year will take time.

Queen says fixing division in Scotland 'will take time
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond. ©REUTERS
Scottish nationalists change leader after referendum defeat

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond will step down as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) at its annual conference.

Scottish nationalists change leader after referendum defeat
Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj shine at MTV awards in Scotland
Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj shine at MTV awards in Scotland

Pop stars Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj sparkled at the MTV Europe Music Awards, held in the Scottish city of Glasgow for the first time.

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj shine at MTV awards in Scotland
Britain's Hammond sees Scotland referendum as 'model' for Iraq
Britain's Hammond sees Scotland referendum as 'model' for Iraq

Britain's foreign secretary said in Baghdad he hoped Scotland's decision to remain in the United Kingdom would inspire Iraqis to remain united.

Britain's Hammond sees Scotland referendum as 'model' for Iraq
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Cyclist conquering mountain ridges of Scotland

This short video is breathtaking both for the beauty of nature depicted in it and for incredible cycling mastery shown by its sole hero.

Cyclist conquering mountain ridges of Scotland
Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge
Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge

Scottish pro-independence parties reported a surge in membership over the weekend.

Scottish pro-independence parties report membership surge
Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote
Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote

Queen Elizabeth II urged her subjects in the United Kingdom to come together after Scots voted against independence.

Queen urges unity after Scottish independence vote
Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum
Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum

Scotland rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact.

Scotland rejects independence in historic referendum
Scotland votes on independence from Britain
Scotland votes on independence from Britain

Scotland voted in an epic independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state.

Scotland votes on independence from Britain
Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence
Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence

A group of Catalan firefighters arrived in Glasgow to lend their support to a "Yes" vote in Scotland's independence referendum.

Catalan firefighters drive to Scotland to back independence
Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle
Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle

Scotland's "Yes" campaign appears to have the edge online, figures released by Facebook showed.

Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle
'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland
'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland

Thousands gathered in London to urge Scottish voters to reject independence and stay in the United Kingdom in a landmark referendum in three days' time.

'We love you, don't go', London rally tells Scotland
UK PM warns Scottish independence would be 'painful divorce'
UK PM warns Scottish independence would be 'painful divorce'

British Prime Minister warned that if the country voted for independence from the UK, it would not be a "trial separation" but a "painful divorce".

UK PM warns Scottish independence would be 'painful divorce'
Queen hopes Scottish voters 'think carefully' before vote
Queen hopes Scottish voters 'think carefully' before vote

Queen Elizabeth II hopes Scotland will "think very carefully" about their decision on whether to become an independent country.

Queen hopes Scottish voters 'think carefully' before vote

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