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#Scotland

# scotland - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting Power Of Scotland

Support for an independent Scotland is plummeting

Just 37% of Scots would back independence if another referendum were held “tomorrow”.

# scotland - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A newborn baby pushes a tiny, fascinating Scottish island's population to 105 (we think) Isle Of Eigg

A newborn baby pushes a tiny, fascinating Scottish island's population to 105 (we think)

A medieval massacre, a mysterious German artist landlord, and a world-first in renewable energy are just some of the interesting features of the Isle of Eigg.

# scotland - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Ross County striker apologises for THAT dive which earned draw against Celtic I'm So Sooo Sorry This post contains videos

Ross County striker apologises for THAT dive which earned draw against Celtic

Alex Schalk also received a two-game ban for the tumble.

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect' Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# scotland - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Scotland legend's son switches to Glasgow in bid to secure his first international cap

Fly-half Adam Hastings is leaving Bath after making 12 appearances for the English club.

# scotland - Friday 31 March, 2017

Rodgers' renaissance is almost complete and well ahead of schedule

The former Liverpool manager is hoping to lead the Scottish giants to a domestic treble.

# scotland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit Indyref2

Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

The Edinburgh parliament voted by 69 votes in favour and 59 against.

From TheJournal.ie May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs On Topic

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

# scotland - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack Aberdeen

Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack

Police said that the two boys had a substance on them which caused “burn type injuries”.

# scotland - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday We're Off

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10 Aesthetics This post contains a poll

Pick your favourite Six Nations try from these 10

Or be awkward and suggest one from the other 56 in this year’s Championship.

# scotland - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Ireland finish on a high but ultimately it's a Six Nations of 'frustration'

Captain Rory Best looked back with regret on the defeat to Scotland in round one.

# scotland - Monday 13 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process The Long Goodbye

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK? Indyref 2 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

From TheJournal.ie Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum

The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle Poor Turn Of Frase This post contains videos

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle

England began carving Scotland apart immediately after Brown was sin-binned on Saturday.

# scotland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

As it happened: England v Scotland, Six Nations Triple Crown decider

We went minute-by-minute as Vern Cotter’s entertaining Scots went to Twickenham in search of a Triple Crown.

# scotland - Monday 6 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control Scrapyard

Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control

Some 3,000 homes were without power.

From TheJournal.ie Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

# scotland - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Centre Jonathan Joseph recalled to England squad after being dropped for Italy

Henry Slade is the only member of the weekend’s matchday 23 to miss out this week.

# scotland - Monday 27 February, 2017

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week Top XV This post contains videos

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

# scotland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

George North returns as Wales make just one change for Murrayfield trip

Rob Howley has named his team for the Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# scotland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland) Going It Alone

In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland)

Brexit has forced the islands to think again about their situation.

# scotland - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Hat-trick for Dubliner Rooney and Ireland international Hayes also on target in 7-2 rout

The win against Motherwell moves Aberdeen three points clear of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

# scotland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

France edge past battling Scotland in Paris

Guy Noves’ side bounced back from last weekend’s defeat to England with a 22-16 win.

# scotland - Friday 10 February, 2017

Goujon dips in as France and Scotland make blindside changes

Stuart Hogg will win his 50th cap at Stade de France.

# scotland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Park it! 'We made mistakes on the pitch, nothing to do with the bus'

Even best laid plans can unravel, so Ireland must show an ability to adapt and improvise.

# scotland - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We will never turn our back on Europe': Scottish parliament rejects Brexit Symbolic Vote

'We will never turn our back on Europe': Scottish parliament rejects Brexit

The Scottish Parliament voted by 90 votes to 34 that the draft legislation should not proceed – but that vote has no legal force.

# scotland - Monday 6 February, 2017

Great Scot! It's our 6 Nations Team of the Week

Despite defeat, our foolproof scientific formula gave France four spots in our first XV this week.

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# scotland - Saturday 4 February, 2017

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland Scores This post contains videos

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign did not get the start that we hoped for today.

This clever Scotland lineout sums up everything that was wrong with Ireland's first half Quick Thinking This post contains videos

This clever Scotland lineout sums up everything that was wrong with Ireland's first half

Alex Dunbar was just left standing unopposed in the lineout.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

Bonus points are in play and the Six Nations is ready for the starter’s gun, so we’re going minute-by-minute from Murrayfield.

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations opener between Scotland and Ireland? Opening Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations opener between Scotland and Ireland?

All eyes will be on Murrayfield at 2.25pm.

# scotland - Friday 3 February, 2017

Carolan's U20s make it two wins from two for Ireland in Scotland

Paul Boyle’s late try won it for the visitors at Broadwood Stadium.

# scotland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism

For better or for worse, a lot has changed since 1995

Here's the Scotland team out to derail Ireland's Six Nations on Saturday

Vern Cotter makes three changes for Murrayfield opener.

U20 driving force Gallagher ready get uncomfortable again

Ireland’s vice captain is relishing another term of rugby education under Nigel Carolan.

'I back myself to offload from anywhere': Zebo brimming with confidence ahead of Scotland clash

The Munster back also hails the influence of Rassie Erasmus on his development this season.

# scotland - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ireland well placed to profit from bonus points in Six Nations

We’ve run the numbers on how bonus points might have changed games in recent years.

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