Scotland Rebuts Independence Claims
The Scottish government issued its own report charging successive U.K. governments with holding back the Scottish economy and squandering resources.
An Independent Scotland Risks Financial Shocks
An independent Scotland would have banking assets worth more than 1,250% of Scottish gross domestic product, putting taxpayers at significant risk in the event of another banking crisis, the U.K. Treasury said Sunday.
British Study Raises Warning on Scottish Banks
A document due Monday is the latest of three studies by the British government meant to sway opinion in Scotland ahead of a planned referendum next year on independence.
As Hepatitis C Spreads, Scotland Steps In
Scotland is making a push to control the deadly hepatitis C virus, which kills about 350,000 people a year globally, among one of the groups most vulnerable to the infection: drug users.
Europe: Vatican: Cardinal’s Penance
The cardinal who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct will leave Scotland for months of prayer and atonement, the Vatican said Wednesday.