Scotland

Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a 96-mile (154 km) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and the Irish Sea to the south. The country also contains more than 790 islands, principally in the archipelagos of the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. Most of the population, including the capital Edinburgh, is concentrated in the Central Belt – the plain between the Scottish Highlands and the Southern Uplands – in the Scottish Lowlands.

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Scotland flanker Hamish Watson says comments that he would be too small to make an impact for the British and Irish Lions against South Africa are "a tiny bit..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 22 hours ago

Nicola Sturgeon has announced a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions from 17 May in most of Scotland.
Credit: Sky News - Published 23 hours ago

Zero coronavirus-related deaths were reported in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland over the latest 24-hour period, it has been revealed.
2 days ago • Sky News
The prime minister has called a summit with the leaders of the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, saying the UK is "best served..
4 days ago • Sky News
It was another up and down day for Scotland at the World Women's Curling Championship, losing to Switzerland and beating Estonia.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Voters in Scotland have become less enthusiastic about holding a referendum on independence in the next five years, a new poll for Sky News has found.
1 week ago • Sky News

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