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Scotland: Country within the United Kingdom
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It contains nearly one-third of the United Kingdom's land area, consisting of the northern part of the island of Great Britain and more than 790 adjacent islands, principally in the archipelagos of the Hebrides and the Northern Isles. To the south-east, Scotland has its only land border, which is 96 miles (154 km) long and shared with England; the country is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the north-east and east, and the Irish Sea to the south. The population in 2022 was 5,439,842 and accounts for 8% of the population of the UK. Edinburgh is the capital and Glasgow is the largest of the cities of Scotland.

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Euro 2024: host Germany rout Scotland in opening football game [Video]

Euro 2024: host Germany rout Scotland in opening football game

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Hosts Germany thrash Scotland 5- 1 in Euro 2024 opener [Video]

Hosts Germany thrash Scotland 5- 1 in Euro 2024 opener

The three-time continental champions were hoping to turn the tide of recent poor showings at men's major tournaments.

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Scotland fans party in Munich ahead of Euro 2024 opening [Video]

Scotland fans party in Munich ahead of Euro 2024 opening

Thousands of Scotland fans flood the streets of Munich to see their side face Germany in the first Euro 2024 match. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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'Respect everyone, fear no one': Scotland optimistic of win against Germany in Euros 2024 opener [Video]

'Respect everyone, fear no one': Scotland optimistic of win against Germany in Euros 2024 opener

Scotland showed during the qualifying campaign it can surprise, in beating Spain and Norway. However, the side has won only one of its last 13 matches against Germany and that was more than 25 years..

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Euro 2024: Who will win Europe's most significant prize? [Video]

Euro 2024: Who will win Europe's most significant prize?

The European Championships kick off in Stuttgart on Friday, June 14th. Tournament hosts, Germany will be hoping to brush themselves off and push past Scotland in the opening game.

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Barclays branches targeted by pro-Palestine group [Video]

Barclays branches targeted by pro-Palestine group

More than 15 Barclays branches across England and Scotland have been covered in red paint, had windows smashed, and had ATMs damaged, including this one here in Moorgate, City of London. The attacks..

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John Swinney launches SNP General Election Campaign [Video]

John Swinney launches SNP General Election Campaign

The people of Scotland “want rid of this disastrous, chaotic Tory government”, the First Minister has said. John Swinney spoke at the SNP’s Westminster campaign launch, where he told the crowd..

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Starmer concedes oil and gas will be vital for decades [Video]

Starmer concedes oil and gas will be vital for decades

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has acknowledged that oil and gas will remain integral to the energy landscape for years to come. During a speech in Scotland, he emphasised a commitment to maintaining..

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John Lennon’s ‘Help!’ Guitar Auctioned for Nearly $2.9 Million [Video]

John Lennon’s ‘Help!’ Guitar Auctioned for Nearly $2.9 Million

John Lennon’s ‘Help!’ Guitar , Auctioned for Nearly $2.9 Million. Lennon's Framus 12-string Hootenanny acoustic guitar has been sold by Julien's Auctions for $2,857,500. According to 'Rolling..

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Keir Starmer launches Scottish Labour campaign [Video]

Keir Starmer launches Scottish Labour campaign

Sir Keir Starmer launched his election campaign in Scotland, declaring: "Scotland’s voice is vital, absolutely vital." Sir Keir was joined by Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar in Glasgow where they..

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Reform UK leader promises his party will ‘win seats’ [Video]

Reform UK leader promises his party will ‘win seats’

Reform UK leader Richard Tice says his party will stand in 630 seats across England, Scotland and Wales with “no ifs, no buts”. Mr Tice confirms Nigel Farage "will be helping out significantly"..

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John Swinney sworn in as Scotland's new First Minister [Video]

John Swinney sworn in as Scotland's new First Minister

John Swinney has officially been sworn in as Scotland’s new First Minister at the Court of Session in Edinburgh. It comes after the Perthshire North MSP - who has previously served as finance..

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John Swinney elected as Scotland's new first minister [Video]

John Swinney elected as Scotland's new first minister

John Swinney has been elected as Scotland's seventh first minister after becoming the new SNP leader following the formal resignation of Humza Yousaf on Tuesday. He is expected to be sworn in at a..

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John Swinney selected as Scotland's First Minister [Video]

John Swinney selected as Scotland's First Minister

John Swinney signed a selection nominee form before being selected as Scotland's first minister today. MSPs voted on him becoming First Minister at Holyrood this afternoon. Report by Kennedyl. Like us..

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Humza Yousaf formally resigns as Scotland's first minister [Video]

Humza Yousaf formally resigns as Scotland's first minister

Humza Yousaf has signed a letter to the King tendering his resignation as Scotland's first minister. It comes as John Swinney was elected as the SNP's new leader. Mr Swinney, 60, is expected to become..

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Kate Forbes backs Swinney’s SNP leadership bid [Video]

Kate Forbes backs Swinney’s SNP leadership bid

Kate Forbes has backed John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister of Scotland, in his bid to succeed Humza Yousaf as SNP leader and Scotland’s next first minister. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on..

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John Swinney announces he will run for SNP leader [Video]

John Swinney announces he will run for SNP leader

The former deputy first minister of Scotland John Swinney has confirmed he is running to succeed Humza Yousaf as both SNP leader and Scotland's next first minister. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on..

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Scotland's First Minister Humza Yousaf quits in boost to Labour before UK vote [Video]

Scotland's First Minister Humza Yousaf quits in boost to Labour before UK vote

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The rise and fall of Humza Yousaf: Scotland's FM resigns [Video]

The rise and fall of Humza Yousaf: Scotland's FM resigns

Humza Yousaf has announced his resignation as Scotland's first minister ahead of forthcoming confidence votes. Mr Yousaf had been battling for his political survival after terminating the power-sharing..

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Scotland's first minister quits rather than face no confidence vote [Video]

Scotland's first minister quits rather than face no confidence vote

After torpedoing a relationship with the Greens and alienating his party, Scotland's first minister Humza Yousaf was due to face a vote of no-confidence later this week – but instead pre-emptively..

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Humza Yousaf annouces resignation over power-sharing deal [Video]

Humza Yousaf annouces resignation over power-sharing deal

Humza Yousaf has confirmed he will be stepping down as first minister of Scotland saying he 'underestimated' the level of hurt ending a power-sharing deal with the Greens would have. Report by..

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Yousaf faces no-confidence vote as he fights for survival [Video]

Yousaf faces no-confidence vote as he fights for survival

Scotland’s first minister Humza Yousaf is battling for his political survival after a chaotic 24 hours which saw him end the SNP’s governing partnership with the Greens on Thursday. This was..

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Humza Yousaf insists he will not resign as pressure builds [Video]

Humza Yousaf insists he will not resign as pressure builds

Humza Yousaf has insisted he will not resign as Scotland's first minister as pressure mounts on the SNP leader after his handling of a powersharing deal with the Scottish Greens has left him with the..

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Labour says it will back no-confidence motion in SNP [Video]

Labour says it will back no-confidence motion in SNP

Labour's Rachel Reeves has said voting to bring down the SNP government and forcing an election in Scotland is the right thing to do for the people of Scotland. “We will back the motion of..

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