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  • 'Scotland the most beautiful country in the world'

    Scotland's wild, rugged beauty outranked every other destination to be named the most beautiful country in the world by readers of Rough Guides.

  • Scotland slay Sri Lanka in landmark win

    Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both score hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.

  • Qualifying tournament for 2019 Cricket WC to be moved from BD

    The qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup is set to be moved to Ireland and Scotland next summer.

  • Celtic break club record

    Scott Sinclair scored twice as Celtic surpassed a 50-year-old club record in style with a 4-0 thrashing of Hearts on Sunday to extend their unbeaten domestic run to 27 matches.

  • British FAs fined over poppy tribute

    The Football Associations of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have been fined for displaying poppies during World Cup qualifiers last month, world soccer's governing body said on Monday.

  • England sweep Scots away

    England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer.

  • Poppies and pride as England, Scotland collide

    England and Scotland renew the oldest rivalry in international football on Friday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier that has been dogged by a pre-match row about commemorative poppies.

  • Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

    Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

  • UK rejects petition calling for 2nd EU referendum

    The British government rejects an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union.

  • Scotland could veto Brexit: Minister Sturgeon

    Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells BBC that Holyrood may try to block the UK's exit from the EU. She was speaking following a referendum which saw Britain vote by 52% to 48% to leave Europe.

  • Trump tries to play down Americans’ fear of Brexit

    Donald Trump moves from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are among "the great sights of the world."

  • Loch Ness monster find turns out to be film prop

    A marine robot deployed in the waters of Scotland's Loch Ness finds the remains of a monster but it turns out to be a prop from a movie shot in 1970.

  • [WATCH] Scotland vs Zimbabwe World T20 highlights

    Zimbabwe win their second qualifying match for the ICC World T20 2016 after they came out in front by 11 runs against a feisty Scottish side at Nagpur.

  • Hero of the day: Match 5

    Sean Williams turns out a match-winning performance with the bat and scores 53 from 36 balls for Zimbabwe against Scotland during the Group B qualifying match of ICC World T20 2016.

  • Zimbabwe pip Scotland by 11 runs

    Zimbabwe win their second qualifying match for the ICC World T20 2016 after they come out in front by 11 runs against a feisty Scottish side at Nagpur, India.

  • Afghanistan, ICC World T20

    Scotland lose World T20 opener against Afghanistan

    Scotland miss the chance to record a first victory at a World Twenty20 as Afghanistan held on to win by 14 runs in Nagpur.

  • Young Tigers thru to U19 quarter-finals

    Bangladesh Tigers secure a huge 114-run win over Scotland to move to the quarter-finals of ICC U19 World Cup.

  • ICC T20 World Cup 2016 schedule announced

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3, 2016.

  • Passenger tries to open plane door at 30,000ft thinking ‘it was a toilet'

    A passenger tries to open a jet door at 30,000 feet mistaking it for the toilet before being fined and getting banned from the airline for five years.

  • Scotland to ban GM crop growing

    Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary has announced.

  • 14 Associates vie for six World T20 spots

    Fourteen Associate teams will attempt to outwit, outplay and outlast one another in Ireland and Scotland starting Thursday at the World Twenty20 Qualifier.

  • Brendan Taylor

    India vs Zimbabwe, Australia vs Scotland

    Catch the best moments of today's matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 when India faced Zimbabwe and Australia took on Scotland

  • Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan

    Match 35: Scotland vs Sri Lanka

    See the best moments of the 35th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 when Sri Lankan Lions clashed with Scotland at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart

  • Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga (2nd L) celebrates with team mates after catching out Scotland's Kyle Coetzer off his own delivery during their Cricket World Cup match in Hobart March 11, 2015. Photo: Reuters

    SL haul big 148-run victory

    SL pile up runs as key batsmen Dilshan, Sangakkara hit tons in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match against Scotland at Bellerive Oval in Hobart

  • Bangladesh fans

    Tigers ease past Scots

    Bangladesh thumped authority over Scotland at Nelson today chasing down one of the highest World Cup scores ever and winning the match by six wickets. However, Bangladesh remained number four in the Pool A chart second to Australia for run rate calculations. However, chances of Tigers in the quarterfinals emerged strong.

  • Afghanistan celebrate Tillakaratne Dilshan being caught by keeper Afsar Zazai

    Fortunes of well-matched teams to diverge

    There is a remarkable similarity in the route Afghanistan and Scotland have taken in this tournament so far. They registered big wins against each other in the two games they played in the UAE this January.

  • Who will perform better

    Who will perform better?

    Who will perform better in the 14th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Christchurch on 23 February, 2015?

  • NZ made to pay for win over Scotland

    Hosts New Zealand won the toss and elected to field first in the sixth match of the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 at University Oval in Dunedin. Losing the toss and batting first, Scotland were packed for 142 runs. The Kiwis were made to pay to chase down the score. NZ now have four points in the Pool A.

  • New Zealand meet Scotland

    Scotland up against soaring hosts

    After a bumpy ride, Scotland Tuesday meet hosts New Zealand which thrashed Sri Lanka in the tournament opener.

  • Scotland's bumpy road to cricket

    Scotland's bumpy road to the World Cup

    Over the last four years, they have had upheavals and transitions on and off the field, but now they have their best chance of winning their first game in a World Cup