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Scotland: Cargo Vessel Overturns and Eight Crew Members Are Missing

Scotland: Cargo Vessel Overturns and Eight Crew Members Are Missing

A cargo vessel, the Cemfjord, that embarked from Scotland has been located, overturned, but the eight crew members who were traveling in it are missing. That is what the Royal National Lifeboat Institution reported, according to a Breaking News story broadcast by NBC affiliate WPTZ News Channel 5 and CNN. Around 2:30 p.m., the Shetland […]

Glasgow Bin Lorry Crash Causes Six Fatalities

Glasgow Bin Lorry Crash Causes Six Fatalities

So far, there are six fatalities caused by the Glasgow bin lorry crash yesterday. The incident occurred at around 14:30 close to Queen Street train station. It is one of the most busiest parts of the area for shoppers, especially during this time of year. Police are still trying to determine the reason behind the […]

Scotland Cuts Drink-Drive Limit

Scotland Cuts Drink-Drive Limit

Scotland has woken up to the drink-drive limit being cut. The move has been made to help reduce the number of deaths that happen on the road, especially during this time of year. The law is only cut in the northern country of the United Kingdom, leaving England, Wales and Northern Ireland with the standard […]

Edinburgh Police Report Ongoing Incident

Edinburgh Police Report Ongoing Incident

Heavy Police activity continues to take place in Edinburgh as police report that there is an “ongoing dangerous incident,” though have failed to provide any specifics about that incident. Police have declined to confirm early reports that there may have been a shooting that precipitated this activity, only saying that there is an ongoing incident […]

Edinburgh Royal Mile Suspected Shooting

Edinburgh Royal Mile Suspected Shooting

According to reports via Twitter from locals on the ground, there may have been a shooting in Edinburgh at the Royal Mile. Early reports indicate a heavy police presence, including at least one helicopter circling the area. Very little additional information has surfaced yet, as people on the ground are scrambling to figure out what […]

Scotland Should Now Unite for More Power

Scotland Should Now Unite for More Power

Scotland has been told it should now unite if it wants more power. Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has spoken out after the problems that started yesterday following the independence referendum result. The streets of Glasgow, Dundee and other areas were full of a mixture of celebration and arguing. Brown believes that irreconcilable differences between […]

Alex Salmond Stepping Down as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond Stepping Down as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond has announced that he is stepping down as Scotland’s First Minister following the loss at the recent independence referendum. It is a shock decision that many of the Scottish people were not expecting. There is no confirmation of who will be taking his place as of yet. The First Minister of Scotland has […]

Scotland Independence Result All a Fix?

Scotland Independence Result All a Fix?

The referendum results for an independent Scotland are now in, and many on the Yes side are complaining that it is all a fix. Facebook and Twitter feeds are flooded with “proof” that more people voted yes than was really counted. Some of the problems arguably come from poor decisions on placement of ballot papers […]

Scotland Capital Voted Against Independence

Scotland Capital Voted Against Independence

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, voted against independence. It was seen as one of the more important votes. Had the people in the capital voted against the union, it would have been a clear attack on Westminster. It would have clearly stated that the U.K. government was not going enough for the Scottish people. […]

Scotland Will Still See Changes Despite No Vote

Scotland Will Still See Changes Despite No Vote

Scotland may have said no to independence, but the country will see some major changes despite this. As a promise to people voting no, Westminster announced that there would be further devolution. The Scottish Parliament would receive more powers, including over the amount of tax charged and how the welfare budget is used. However, those […]

Scotland Says No to Independence

Scotland Says No to Independence

The votes have been counted, and Scotland has said no to independence. However, it has not been by a large majority. At 6:10am BST, Fife announced its final count and finally tipped the vote to the point where the Yes campaign could not win. At the time, the No campaign needed just over 85,000 votes […]

Andy Murray Backing Scotland Yes Campaign

Andy Murray Backing Scotland Yes Campaign

British number one tennis player Andy Murray has finally spoken out about backing the Yes campaign for an independent Scotland. He had previously refused to share his views, and that may have been due to him being undecided. It was just recently that he found the No campaign so fuelled with negativity that he decided […]

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