Scotland

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A Transocean drilling rig was blown ashore and is now leaking oil along the coast of Scotland's Isle of Lewis. (Photo: PA)
A 17,000-ton drilling rig had broken lose and was blown ashore on Scotland's Isle of Lewis and officials warned on Wednesday that it is now leaking oil. According to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), two of the four holding tanks aboard the Transocean Winner have been damaged and are releasing an unknown amount of diesel oil. The rig was...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update: The U.K. House of Commons on Monday voted to renew the Trident nuclear...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Scottish Parliament on Wednesday narrowly passed a motion in support of an...