Scotland archive

  • Scottish law could soon allow you to be married by a Jedi
    Online

    Scottish law could soon allow you to be married by a Jedi

    By 19 March 2013

    Proposed changes to marriage laws in Scotland, whereby non-religious belief groups could also be given the right to marry couples, could allow Star Wars fans to be joined in matrimony by a Jedi. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill would...

  • Scottish team knocked out of robotic World Cup
    Gadgets

    Scottish team knocked out of robotic World Cup

    By 11 July 2011

    Keeping up Britain's brilliant footballing tradition, the Scottish robotic football team has been knocked out of the 2011 RoboCup. The event sees teams from around the world pit their robotic inventions against each other in a round of the beautiful game....

  • Google Doodle gets its kilt on for St Andrew's Day
    Online

    Google Doodle gets its kilt on for St Andrew's Day

    By 30 November 2010

    We haven't seen such fine tartan trooses since The Bay City Rollers donned their unbelievable flares back in the 70s, but the latest Google Doodle sports braw breeks the noo. Today's Scottish influence is in honour of St Andrew's Day, a celebration for...

  • Scotland voted best place for driving
    Cars

    Scotland voted best place for driving

    By 24 October 2006

    Scotland in the autumn ... a beautiful place to visit, and a great place for a seasonal drive. The nation’s top ten autumnal drives are named today, with Scotland claiming four of the top positions. The Aberfeldy-Loch Tay-Glen Lyon stretch and Crief...