Young people around the world continue to protest in large numbers over what many see as inaction from political leaders on climate change—today's Global Day of Action is no exception. As the COP26 conference continues in Glasgow, Jasmine Sanders, Executive…
By PBS NewsHour
The Scottish Nationalist Party is set to win in Scotland’s parliamentary election and is expected to call for a pro-independence referendum, setting the stage for a clash with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. NPR Correspondent Frank Langfitt joins Hari Sreenivasan to…
By PBS NewsHour
Crucial elections are coming up on May 6 in Great Britain, and nationalists in Scotland and Wales are hoping to do well enough to demand referendums on independence. Scottish voters had rejected independence in a 2014 referendum, but Brexit and…
By Malcolm Brabant
In our news wrap Wednesday, some 6,000 people in Belarus have been detained after a third straight night of clashes between protesters and police. Demonstrators insist the reelection of President Alexander Lukashenko is illegitimate. Also, at least three people died…
By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
British Transport Police say three people died and six were taken to the hospital with injuries after a passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland amid stormy weather.
By Pan Pylas, Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The individual shot by armed police during an incident in Glasgow has died and six other people, including a police officer, were in a hospital being treated for injuries, Scottish police said Friday.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Engineers say spanning the deep and stormy Irish Sea would be difficult. The water is up to 1,000 feet deep and the sea bed holds thousands of unexploded bombs dumped by Britain's defense ministry after World War II.
The United Kingdom formally left the European Union over night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to bring the country together, more than three years after voters narrowly approved Brexit. But divisions remain, and trade negotiations between the U.K. and…
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
After the UK's election, Nicola Sturgeon and her party are dead set on holding a referendum on Scottish independence.
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