Humza Yousaf, identified as the continuity candidate has been elected to succeed Nicola Sturgeon as Scotland's National Party, SNP leader and Scotland's next first minister. He was widely seen as being the preferred candidate of the SNP establishment, including outgoing Ms Sturgeon herself.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon unexpectedly has announced her resignation after more than eight years in the role. The Scottish National Party leader said she knew “in my head and in my heart” this was the right time to step down. Ms. Sturgeon said she would remain in office until her successor was elected.
Scottish salmon was the UK’s biggest food export in 2022, new HMRC figures have revealed. Sales of the fish have grown reaching £578million (US$ 696 million) in the calendar year, with France leading the global demand.
Scottish shipyards need “greater clarity” from the UK Government over where contracts for new naval vessels will be placed in the coming decades, MPs have said.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is expected to celebrate Scottish culture this evening by hosting a reception in Downing Street to celebrate Burns Night. Guests, including faith group leaders, will be welcomed to the event with sounds of traditional bagpipes and drums, and will be able to enjoy Scottish cuisine from stalls in an indoor-street market.
By Sir John Curtice, Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University - A shift of opinion registered in one poll should always be regarded with caution. But when a number of polls all record much the same shift, it is highly likely that something has changed.
“A tough pill to swallow,” admitted Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday saying the Scottish National Party, SNP, respected the unanimous ruling of the UK Supreme Court that Scotland does not have the power to hold a referendum.
Britain's Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling confirming Scotland will not be able to hold a second independence referendum without the British government's approval.
An all-female team from Dundee in Scotland has travelled some 8,000 miles to South Georgia to help reopen the island's South Georgia Museum at Grytviken on time for the coming summer and cruise season.
Crucial week for Scotland's intention of holding a second independence referendum, when the UK Supreme Court begins on Tuesday hearing arguments in the dispute with London