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Who is Humza Yousaf, the Pakistani-origin Scottish first minister

In an interesting development, the Scottish National Party (SNP) elected Humza Yousaf as Scotland’s first minister. He has succeeded Nicola Sturgeon and was elected...

Humza Yousaf sworn in as Scotland’s leader as bid for unity falters

LONDON: Humza Yousaf was sworn in as Scotland's new leader on Wednesday in a ceremony blending formal tradition with his Pakistani heritage, then announced...

Pakistani-origin Humza Yousaf wins race to be Scotland’s next leader

LONDON: Scottish nationalists picked Pakistani origin Humza Yousaf to be the country's next leader on Monday after a bitterly fought contest that exposed deep...

Revealed: The secrets of Scottish spinner Mark Watt’s ‘cheat sheet’

Mark Watt returned with match-winning figures of 3-12 against West Indies in their ICC Men's T20 World Cup warm-up match.

King Charles III leads queen’s coffin procession in Scotland

EDINBURGH: King Charles III led his three siblings during a sombre procession of Queen Elizabeth II's body through Edinburgh on Monday before the public...

Viral: ‘Haunted’ doll leaves netizens horrified

The 51-year-old man from Scotland purchased the haunted doll from the United States.

Couple sights UFO in Scotland; video goes viral

It was captured by a couple in Maryhill area of Glasgow

T20 World Cup: Namibia register four-wicket win against Scotland

Namibia registered their first win in the T20 World Cup by defeating Scotland by four wickets in their group stage fixture in Abu Dhabi. Namibia...

PM Imran Khan congratulates Afghanistan cricket team over convincing win

RIYADH: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday congratulated the Afghanistan cricket team over their convincing victory against Scotland in their T20 World Cup opener by...

Afghanistan crush Scotland by 130 runs in T20 World Cup

Spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan shared nine wickets between them as Afghanistan thrashed Scotland by 130 runs in their opening Super 12s...

Scotland votes to decide the fate of independence movement

Scotland is home to one of the world's most prominent independence movements and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has described this election as the most important in the country's history

Scottish nationalists pledge independence referendum by end of 2023

The SNP currently has 61 of the 129 seats in the Scottish Parliament but by working with the Greens' 5 lawmakers, it has effective control of the devolved parliament.

Scottish island up for auction with bids starting at $112,000

Deer Island is expected to sell for $209,000 to $279,00 in the March 26 online auction.

Pakistan origin Anas Sarwar becomes Scottish Labour party leader

He has become the first leader of a major political party in the UK hailing from minority ethnicity and with roots in Pakistan

Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue

Scotland voted against independence by 55% to 45% in a 2014 referendum.

Three killed as train derails in eastern Scotland

A train derailed in eastern Scotland on Wednesday, killing three people, in what Scottish premier Nicola Sturgeon described as an extremely serious incident

Island with a population of only 32 looking for new residents

The Isle of Rum, which currently has just 32 residents, wants outsiders to apply for new houses that are being built on the island's only village, Kinloch.

This country is about to provide free sanitary products to all women

The legislation would make products such as tampons and sanitary pads free for all women in Scotland, available at designated public places

WATCH: Lum waterfall flows upwards during Storm Ciara

The Storm Ciara is declared by some meteorologists as one of the biggest storms of the century.