Scotland http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30841/all en Soccer-Scotland 1 Estonia 0 - international friendly result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-scotland-1-estonia-0-international-friendly-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Scotland 1 Estonia 0 - international friendly result.</p> <p>At Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland</p> <p>Scorer: Charlie Mulgrew 39</p> <p>Referee: Clement Turpin (France)</p> <p>(Editing by Toby Davis)</p> Aberdeen F.C. Football in Scotland Football in the United Kingdom Scotland Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:01:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748189 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Rampant Scotland overwhelm sorry Italy in Six Nations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/rugby-rampant-scotland-overwhelm-sorry-italy-six-nations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Scotland played with aggression, discipline and attacking ambition to beat Italy 34-10 in the Six Nations on Saturday.</p> <p>Tries from Tim Visser, Matt Scott, Stuart Hogg and Sean Lamont as well as 14 points from the boot of Greig Laidlaw helped Scotland overwhelm an Italy team who came into the match full of confidence after beating France last weekend.</p> <p>It was Scotland's first win in this year's championship after they were soundly beaten 38-18 by England on the opening weekend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/rugby-rampant-scotland-overwhelm-sorry-italy-six-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Scotland Sean Lamont Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 16:45:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751117 at http://www.globalpost.com Scotland's independence plan: key points http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131126/scotlands-independence-plan-key-points <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland's regional government on Tuesday unveiled details of how it would operate as an independent country if its voters choose to split from the United Kingdom in next September's referendum.</p> <p>Here are the main points in the document, known as a white paper:</p> <p>ECONOMY</p> <p>-- Scotland would continue using the pound as its currency, but London has said this would not necessarily be possible.</p> <p>-- It would claim a large share of the revenues from North Sea oil and gas reserves, with 90 percent lying in Scottish waters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131126/scotlands-independence-plan-key-points" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Geography of Europe Island countries Scotland AFP Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:06:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6000389 at http://www.globalpost.com Scotland to undergo second warmest year in 2014: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140709/scotland-undergo-second-warmest-year-2014-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDINBURGH, July 9 (Xinhua) -- <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-kingdom">Scotland</a> is expected to undergo the second warmest year of its recorded history in 2014, the local media reported on Wednesday.</p> <p>All months in 2014 have been warmer, and four months were more than one degree Celsius warmer, than the 1981-2010 average, the online Scotsman newspaper reported, quoting the analysis by the environmental group Friends of the Earth Scotland.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140709/scotland-undergo-second-warmest-year-2014-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atmospheric sciences Climate history Instrumental temperature record Scotland Technology Xinhua News Agency Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:29:42 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6200715 at http://www.globalpost.com Scotland's economy stands above pre-recession peak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140716/scotlands-economy-stands-above-pre-recession-peak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EDINBURGH, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Scotland's economy has grown past its pre-recession peak to a new record level with a 1 percent increase during the first quarter of 2014, showed latest statistics on Wednesday.</p> <p>Covering the period January to March, the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) statistics announced by Scotland's Chief Statistician showed that total output in the economy grew by 1 percent compared to previous quarter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140716/scotlands-economy-stands-above-pre-recession-peak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economic history Economics Recessions Scotland Xinhua News Agency Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:01:36 +0000 Xinhua News Agency 6206696 at http://www.globalpost.com CGames: England beat Scotland to reach hockey semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140730/cgames-england-beat-scotland-reach-hockey-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>England women's hockey team secured their place in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games with a hard-fought 2-1 win over hosts Scotland on Wednesday.</p> <p>A last four encounter with either India or South Africa now awaits England on Friday for a place in the gold medal match.</p> <p>With both teams having already beaten Malaysia and Wales and lost to gold medal favouries Australia, second place in Group B was on the line.</p> <p>Alexa Danson and Susannah Townsend had given England the perfect start as they marched into a 2-0 lead after 27 minutes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140730/cgames-england-beat-scotland-reach-hockey-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Danson Scotland AFP Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:31:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6218764 at http://www.globalpost.com