Meet three Scottish-born Socceroos could represent Australia at the 2022 World Cup 

For Martin Boyle it all started as a joke on a bitter Scottish winter in Edinburgh back in January 2018.  The seed of the 25-year-old’s Socceroos career was sown there and then during a training session shortly after Jamie Maclaren had joined Hibernian on loan. A native of Aberdeen, some 10,500 miles from Sydney, along … Read more

Queen, 96, joins Prince Charles to watch a military parade at Holyroodhouse

The Queen looked ecstatic in an elegant blue ensemble as she appeared alongside the Prince of Wales for a military parade at the Palace of Holyroodhouse today. In the gardens of the Edinburgh residence, more than 300 officers and archers from the Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland took part in the Reddendo parade, watched by Her Majesty, 96, … Read more

Scotland discipline SIX players including Finn Russell and Stuart Hogg for team protocol breach

Scotland discipline SIX players including Finn Russell and captain Stuart Hogg for breaching team protocols… after players went to Edinburgh bar following victory over Italy Scottish Rugby Union have disciplined six players for breaching team protocols   Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell and others went to a bar after Six Nations win vs Italy  Group reportedly left … Read more

Scotland hotel review: Inside the Kimpton Charlotte Square in Edinburgh

The Inspector calls at the ‘perfectly placed’ Kimpton Charlotte Square hotel in Edinburgh… and vows to return The hotel is located close to Rose Street, the Scottish capital’s famous pedestrianised road lined with pubs The Inspector is impressed with his ‘classic double’ room, which is ‘spacious and generous’  A big selling point is the large spa … Read more

Guardian disowns writer who trolled Duke of Edinburgh

Guardian disowns writer Karen Geier who trolled Duke of Edinburgh by saying she was ‘saddened’ to hear his death was ‘peaceful’ Guardian journalist Karen Geier was ‘saddened’ Philip’s death was ‘peaceful’  The Canadian-based left-wing  journalist told her critics to ‘get a life’  Actor turned activist Laurence Fox said it was  hard not to hate these … Read more

Prince Philip: Why so much of what you think you know about the Duke of Edinburgh is wrong

Looked at from the outside, the Duke of Edinburgh was a kind of living model of the British establishment – ever-present at all those State ceremonial occasions, Trooping the Colour, openings of Parliament.  Lean, imperious, with an eagle’s stare and a hawk nose, dressed in the bearskin and scarlet of colonel of the Grenadier Guards, … Read more

Thousands sign petition calling for a monument to be built in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh 

A petition calling for a statue to Prince Philip following his death yesterday aged 99 has already been signed by thousands of people. Save Our Statues launched a campaign calling on Boris Johnson to erect a monument to the Duke of Edinburgh in London. The page has been signed more than 4,000 times since … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Joe and Jill Biden honor Duke of Edinburgh for his WWII service

Joe and Jill Biden paid tribute to Prince Philip’s service in the Second World War, his dedication to the British people and his 73-year marriage to the Queen in a statement after his death at the age of 99. In a statement released five hours after Buckingham Palace released his death, and a number of … Read more

Prince Philip dies: The distinguished military career the Duke of Edinburgh gave up for the Queen

Prince Philip’s attachment to the Armed Forces predated even his 73-year marriage to his beloved wife the Queen. The Duke of Edinburgh – who has died at the age of 99 – was highly-decorated during his distinguished military career – which he gave up in 1953 when the Queen ascended the throne. He joined the Royal Navy in 1939 and, by … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Piers Morgan pays tribute to ‘selfless’ Duke of Edinburgh

Dedication. Devotion. Duty. That’s all you need to know about Prince Philip. For 73 years, this extraordinarily selfless man gave his life to the service of his adoptive country and to his wife, the Queen. He was the longest-serving royal consort to any sovereign in British history. And he was tough, uncompromising, fiercely loyal, incredibly … Read more