December 5, 2021

A drone landed on Britain’s biggest warship and nobody cared

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By Mariella Moon From engadget It touched down and lifted off with nobody batting an eyelash. The Pentagon has already approved a policy giving military bases the right to shoot down drones that get too close. A lot of other countries’ governments and militaries, however, are still in the midst of figuring out how to […]

Scotland: Rollercoaster crash – children among 10 hurt at M&D’s theme park

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From BBC June 26 2016 Eight children and two adults have been injured after a rollercoaster derailed and crashed at a theme park in North Lanarkshire in Scotland. Police said the injured were all being treated at local hospitals. Six ambulances and six fire engines were at the M&D’s park near Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, after […]

Sir Stephen House to quit as Police Scotland chief constable

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From BBC Sir Stephen House confirms his intention to step down as chief constable of Police Scotland The chief constable of Police Scotland is to stand down from his post at the start of December, he has confirmed. Sir Stephen House, 57, said the time was right to take up new challenges after 35 years […]

Scottish independence: Voting under way in referendum

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From BBC People in Scotland are voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation. Voters will answer “Yes” or “No” to the referendum question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” With 4,285,323 people – 97% of the electorate – registered to vote, it is expected to be the […]