The 1973 movie The Wicker Man helped kick off the subgenre known as "folk horror." The film, about a sinister pagan ritual on a remote Scottish island, has scared horror fans for five decades.
There have been more than a thousand official sightings of the Loch Ness Monster, the Loch Ness Centre says. Nessie enthusiasts are deploying new tools this weekend to try and prove it's real.
The disease known as sleeping sickness is on the decline but remains a concern in Africa. Now there's a theatrical event aimed at keeping the numbers down.
Nicola Sturgeon, the former First Minister of Scotland, was arrested Sunday amid an investigation by authorities into the finances of the governing, pro-independence Scottish National Party.
Nicola Sturgeon will resign from her first minister post, she announced Wednesday. The move is prompting a new conversations about trans rights, independence and Jacinda Ardern.
The coffin travels more than 100 miles to the royal Palace of Holyroodhouse in the Scottish capital. Eventually, the queen's body will be taken to London for the Sept. 19 funeral.
Britain's departure from the European Union has changed the political realities for Scots since the 2014 referendum that rejected independence.
Seven years after choosing to remain in the United Kingdom and five years after opposing Brexit, voters in Scotland are going to the polls once again Thursday to elect a new parliament.
Recent polls show consistent support among Scots for leaving Great Britain. Many in Scotland think Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poorly suited to handle the pandemic and trust Scottish leaders more.
"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in the Scottish Parliament.