Tag Archives: Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon Announces the Date for the Second Scottish Referendum on Independence in 2023

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Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has revealed plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence to be held in October of next year. Following Brexit, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), declared that it was finally time to bring Scotland back into the EU as a sovereign state. If the British…

The Scottish Wars

The overview of the Scottish Wars of Independence and the international climate during the late 1290s started with the death of King Alexander III of Scotland from riding off a cliff. Some believed it was murder, others thought it was bad luck, but we shall never know the truth. This left the Scottish throne to…

A Summary of the 2022 UK Local Elections

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  Local elections were conducted in the UK on May 5th, 2022. Up for election were seated in 146 of the 333 councils in England, all of Scotland’s 32 local authorities, and all of Wales’s 22. In total, there were 6,899 seats up for election – 4,441 in England, 1,227 in Scotland, and 1,231 in…

UK Covid Update – March 25th

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  As in Canada, Covid-19 infections increased in the United Kingdom. In just one week, one million cases have increased, according to the Office for National Statistics. Tests suggest that every 16th person is infected and all due to the Omicron variant, which is the most contagious. This means that more than 4 million people…

Scotland Covid Update

  According to Christine Tait-Burkard, the Scottish health expert, the peak of Covid cases will come in the next weeks. She recommended that people vulnerable to contracting the disease wear extra protective masks.   Minister John Swinney extended the use of face masks as a response to the expected extreme peak in cases.   Although…

History With Crusader Kings: Malcolm III Canmore

Malcolm is another recommended character of the Fate of England Bookmark. As Malcolm, players are challenged to both expand and consolidate. Britain in the year 1066 is filled with chaos and opportunity that you can take advantage of. However, that goes for others who have their eyes set on your lands as well. Would you…

Rugby: Japan Gave Gritty Performance but Fell 29-20 to Scotland

Japan’s Brave Blossoms suffered the second loss of their autumn tour of Europe on Saturday, falling 29-20 to Scotland. The hosts ran in four tries, three before the break at Murrayfield, and led for all but a few minutes in the first half after Rikiya Matsuda put Japan up 6-5 with two penalty goals. After…