The situation in Scotland has been described as 'particularly acute', according to Jamie Jenkins, former head of analysis for the ONS.
He told The Sunday Times that the excess death rate of people in Scotland, which tracks deaths above the normal level, is higher than Italy and the United States, however is lower than the UK as a whole.
Scotland will become an independent country and then will restore its membership of the European Union. Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said in a special speech to the European Parliament. She was adamant that the Scottish Government will find a way to hold a new independence referendum.
Four convicts, including a former MP and the ex-chairman of private broadcaster STV were given aggravated life sentences in a case linked to what the authorities call the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ). Anadolu Agency reported on June 8.
Police in Scotland were a little red-faced after it emerged that officers had a stand-off with a giant stuffed tiger for nearly 45 minutes.
UK Cop Humour posted photos of the giant plush toy on Facebook, noting that after photos were sent to the station, "numerous units, including three ARV's and a dog handler, [were] sent to the farm to tackle this beast."
When Dolly the sheep was put down before her 7th birthday in 2003, she was said to suffer from age-related osteoarthritis, raising red flags that clones may grow old faster. But scientists said Nov. 23 that the fear of premature, clone-related ageing appears to have been misplaced. Dolly's joint disease was, in fact, quite normal.
The identity of a female officer accused of having sex on board a nuclear-armed submarine has been revealed.
HMS Vigilant was submerged in the North Atlantic when reports of two high-ranking submarine officials having sexual relations with two different women emerged – something which is forbidden between serving personnel on the same vessel.
Rough Guide readers voted Scotland the most stunning place on the planet, edging out Canada and New Zealand to take the top spot, The Sun reports.
The listing asks: “Who can deny that these wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles are some of the most wonderful and beautiful sights in the world?”