The Springboks say they’re about more than just a brutal power game at this Rugby World Cup. Loading their bench with seven forwards in an unprecedented move in their last preparation game hardly helped change the reputation of the cup holders.
Members of a Canadian First Nation have held a spiritual ceremony at a Scottish museum to begin the homeward journey of a totem pole stolen almost a century ago.
Germany’s Cabinet has approved a plan to ease legal changes of name and gender for transgender, intersex and nonbinary people.
The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that a tornado touched down in Connecticut on Friday, joining a spate of four other twisters detected Friday in New England.
Police say the bodies of three missing hikers have been recovered from a mountain in the Scottish Highlands.
Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel crashed while leading the road race world championship, but managed to remount his bike and pull away to win the gold medal.
Scotland has overcome the loss of Ben White and Zander Fagerson in a rousing comeback to defeat France 25-21 in an exhilarating Rugby World Cup warmup at Murrayfield.
The Loch Ness Centre in Scotland is calling for “budding monster hunters” and volunteers to join in what it dubs the largest search for the Loch Ness Monster since the 1970s.
The northern hemisphere’s top nations begin their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in earnest on Saturday with the first batch of warmup matches ahead of the tournament in France starting Sept. 8.
Eritrean star Biniam Girmay has withdrawn from the cycling world championships in Scotland citing injury.
The cycling world championships begins Thursday in Scotland, and for the first time, nearly all of the UCI’s titles will be contested at one time and in one place.
It would be an understatement to say that Brendan Quirk took over a USA Cycling organization in turmoil in December 2021.
Women’s World Cup host city Dunedin, at latitude of 45.88 degrees South, is the southernmost city to ever stage a game in a soccer World Cup, men’s or women’s.
Winger Darcy Graham has returned to test rugby with a pair of tries as Scotland defeated Italy 25-13 in a rainy World Cup warmup at Murrayfield.
Polish cyclist Filip Maciejuk was given a 30-day ban for causing a mass crash with a dangerous move at the Tour of Flanders in April.
A South Dakota man who killed three people and wounded two others, including a 5-year-old girl, will spend the rest of his life in prison.
The Scottish government has proposed decriminalizing possession of all drugs for personal use to tackle one of Europe’s highest overdose death rates.
It was Scotland on parade. Bagpipes, kilts, drums and a Shetland pony named Corporal Cruachan IV marched down Edinburgh’s Royal Mile to honor King Charles III.
Officials on the Orkney Islands have voted to explore ways of seeking more autonomy or even independence from neglectful U.K. governments.
Sick of being ignored by far-away politicians, officials on Scotland’s remote Orkney Islands are mulling a drastic solution.
West Indies failed to qualify for the Cricket World Cup for the first time in its storied history after losing to Scotland in the Super Six stage.
A politician considered to be the mother of the modern Scottish independence movement has died at the age of 93.
2023_Wyndham Clark, United States

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Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon are two very different British politicians who often clashed. But both led their parties to great heights, and both have had sudden and dramatic falls.
Former Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was arrested and questioned by police investigating the finances of Scotland’s pro-independence governing party.
TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man has admitted to fatally shooting three people and wounding two others.
The German government has presented a proposal for a law that will make it easier for people to legally change their name and gender, ending decades-old rules that require them to get expert assessments and a court’s authorization.
King Charles III’s coronation is a chance to unite people with the history and pageantry of the monarchy, but those traditions are also full of potential controversies as he tries to show that the monarchy still has a role to play in modern Britain.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump is in Scotland to open a new golf course at his resort near Aberdeen.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Pablo Larrazábal shot a tidy 5-under 67 in the final round of the Korea Championship to complete a two-shot victory over Marcus Helligkilde on Sunday.