Tag Archives: Scotland

Engineers develop solar powered 'skin' which could transform lives

Engineers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have developed an innovative way of using the sun to power a "synthetic skin" used on prosthetic limbs. In a news release…

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Britain's May calls for unity in 2017 after divisive Brexit vote

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged in a New Year message on Sunday to seek a Brexit deal that would work for all Britons, not just those…

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Fact file: same-sex marriage around the world

PARIS (France) (AFP) – Slovenians on Sunday shut down efforts by their national parliament to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples — the second time they have voted in a…

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Fact file: same-sex marriage around the world

PARIS (France) (AFP) – Slovenians on Sunday shut down efforts by their national parliament to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples — the second time they have voted in a…

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On rainy Scottish isle, Syrians struggle to adapt

Rothesay (United Kingdom) (AFP) – From war-torn Syria to a windswept island off the west coast of Scotland, nine newly-arrived refugee families are struggling to adjust to new lives in…

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Laser-Armed Cameras Can 'See' Around Corners

With the assist of lasers, cameras can track moving objects hidden around corners, scientists say. The finding could one day assist vehicles see around blind corners to avoid collisions, researchers…

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'Dinosaur disco' footprints reveal lifestyle of Jurassic giants

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On a platform of rock jutting into the Atlantic on Scotland's Isle of Skye, hundreds of newly discovered dinosaur tracks are changing the way…

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Foley's late penalty gives Australia a 35-34 win over Scotland in World Cup quarterfinals

LONDON – With the crowd booing, fuming Scotland players huddled within earshot, & with the Rugby World Cup ambitions of two countries balancing on his kick, Bernard Foley calmly landed…

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1 minute, 1 kick, and Scotland's World Cup ends in QF defeat

LONDON (AP) — With a monumental upset seemingly only seconds away, referee Craig Joubert blew his whistle & awarded a penalty against Scotland, Europe's last remaining hope in the Rugby…

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Latest: Ford, Gray restored to Scotland's starting XV for QF

LONDON (AP) — The latest at the Rugby World Cup (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Ross Ford & Jonny Gray have been reinstated to Scotland's starting lineup for the Rugby…

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