LONDON: When Chilean air force jet engines arrived for repair at a Rolls-Royce factory in Scotland in 1974, inspector Bob Fulton swiftly decided he would not touch them. The World War Two veteran had been shaken by images thousands of miles away in Santiago of Hawker Hunter jets bombing La Moneda presidential palace in the Sept. 11, 1973, military coup that toppled democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende. Despite risking his job, Fulton refused to let the engines through maintenance and, with fellow…
A man in Scotland raised a hue and cry on Twitter over a Pakistani train driver and instead got a cheeky retort for the racist rant.
EDINBURGH: British nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola in 2014 while caring for patients in Sierra Leone, has been readmitted to hospital in Scotland for monitoring and is in stable condition, Glasgow's health service said on Thursday. "Ms Cafferkey was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital under routine monitoring by the Infectious Diseases Team," NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said in a statement. "She is undergoing further investigations and her condition remains stable." Cafferkey, 40, was…
GLASGOW: A man named Hamza Yousaf, with his origins in Pakistan, on Thursday took oath as Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) in Urdu.
LONDON: A new, pro-independence newspaper hit the stands in Scotland on Monday, pledging to "fly a vibrant flag for independence and the right for Scots to govern themselves", despite the defeat for the "Yes" camp in September's referendum.
EDINBURGH/LONDON: A surge in Scottish support for breaking away from the United Kingdom has made an independence vote in nine days too close to call, a poll showed on Tuesday, as London scrambled to shore up the 307-year union by pledging more autonomy to Scotland.