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Russell Cheyne

Siberian blast freezes Britain to coldest since 1995: Minus 23 Celsius

Feb 11 2021

BRAEMAR, Scotland Britain recorded the lowest temperature in 26 years on Thursday after a bitingly cold blast of Siberian weather swirled in from Russia, pushing temperatures down to minus 23 Celsius in the Scottish Highlands.

Rescuers race to herd whales away from military exercise in Scotland

Oct 02 2020

GARE LOCH, Scotland Rescuers are racing to herd a group of whales out of a Scottish loch ahead of major military exercises that conservationists fear could distress the giant cetaceans. | Video

Three people die in Scottish train derailment, carriages piled up

Aug 12 2020

STONEHAVEN, Scotland Three people died in a train derailment in eastern Scotland on Wednesday that left carriages overturned and piled on top of each other on a steep wooded slope, making it hard for emergency services to access the scene. | Video

Knifeman stabs six in Glasgow before being shot by police

Jun 26 2020

GLASGOW, Scotland A man stabbed six people including a policeman in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Friday before he was shot dead by police. | Video

Victory for nationalism - Johnson's win puts UK's future in doubt

Dec 13 2019

BELFAST/GLASGOW The election result was hailed as a victory for English, Scottish and Irish nationalism - and it could spell the end of the United Kingdom. | Video

Victory for nationalism: Johnson's win puts UK's future in doubt

Dec 13 2019

BELFAST/GLASGOW The election result was hailed as a victory for English, Scottish and Irish nationalism - and it could spell the end of the United Kingdom. | Video

Sick of Brexit, Scotland's Sturgeon vows new independence vote in 2020

Oct 15 2019

ABERDEEN, Scotland Scotland must hold another independence referendum in 2020 and will soon request the powers needed to hold it legally, Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday.

Scottish Conservative leader Davidson quits, citing Brexit and family

Aug 29 2019

EDINBURGH Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland on Thursday, delivering a blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after she led a resurgence for the party in Scotland during her eight years in charge.

UK plays Brexit hardball from a submarine base, pound tumbles

Jul 29 2019

FASLANE, Scotland Sterling tumbled to a 28-month low on Monday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Brexit divorce was dead and warned that unless the European Union renegotiated, Britain would leave on Oct. 31 without a deal.

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