| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
In 1947, lyricist and book writer Alan Jay Lerner and composer Frederick J. Loewe were looking for a new show. Their first three collaborations, "Life of the Party," "What's Up?" and "The Day Before Spring" had either flopped or done only modest business....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:45 AM
GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Commonwealth Games will be the first of many successful major sporting events to be held in Scotland regardless of the country's referendum on independence, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said on Tuesday.
Scotland votes on...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen.
Kristoffer Broberg of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz
OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:33 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling edged towards a two-year high against the euro on Tuesday as hedge funds and speculators sold the single currency against the dollar and pound, betting euro zone monetary policy would stay loose.
The risk of a surprise in...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:45 AM
J. K. Rowling, Britain's best-selling author and creator of teenage wizard Harry Potter, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on Wednesday she believed Scotland was better off staying in the...
| May 20, 2014
Years ago, I met a dear man on a deserted roadside in the Scottish Highlands. I was scrambling to make a public television show, and as if placed there by heaven's Central Casting, this tender giant of a man was bag-piping to the birds, the passing clouds...
| Jun 3, 2014
Jonathan and Drew Scott add a new twist to the home remodeling genre. The "Property Brothers" are identical 36-year-old twins, who both are licensed real estate agents. They also have acting roles on their resume. And in the case of Jonathan, he's also an...
| Apr 4, 2014
Lydia Davis is back with a new book, her first since 2009's "Collected Stories" met with the acclaim that had long been her due. "Can't and Won't" is a collection of stories, it says on the cover, but some are more like poems. Some are one-liners. Some...