Canada, the United States and Mexico have won the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
A US voter has been in touch with a north-east councillor asking him to stand down - after confusing him for a candidate in the California governor’s race.
US police have filed documents with the courts alleging a north-east man preyed on a young boy over video games.
Controversial top secret flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the USA resumed at the weekend.
Relatives of a US soldier who washed up on a Scottish island after his ship was involved in an accident have met the great-granddaughter of a man who saved him - 100 years later.
Recent polling from YouGov has reported that Britons are split over the decision to take military action against Syria.
Controversial flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the USA will continue until late next year.
A north-east sex offender who was jailed for preying on a young boy has been flown to the US to face fresh criminal charges.
Ramsay Jones: In the US, the freedom being most furiously defended is the right to kill – not the right to live
No less than 43,000 people were killed in Britain during the blitz of World War II.
A Marine conservation researcher from the Isle of Skye has travelled across the ocean to learn about whale entanglement after winning a prestigious fellowship award.
Donald Trump has been described as “a semi-literate child” by an aide, according to journalist Michael Wolff in his book the Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.
An Oban grandmother says she is “lucky to be alive” after being seriously injured in a hit-and-run in the United States.
I got it wrong about Donald Trump. I even tweeted an apology. How on Earth could I have believed what had been reported about him? But I did.
On Friday, Esteban Santiago arrived at Fort Lauderdale airport, pulled a gun from his luggage and opened fire in the baggage claim area.
President-elect Trump will “make America feel good again” - and deliver a boost to global markets - as he presses ahead with plans for a spending spree in the US, a leading asset manager has said.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only place to enjoy a spectacular St Patrick’s Day parade outside of Ireland would be New York. Trust me, it’s just as big a deal in Boston.
A commuter train has crashed into a New Jersey rail station during today's morning rush hour, causing serious damage.
Looking for an American city break this autumn?
Independence Day (not the Alien invasion blockbuster) commemorates the birth of American independence from the British Empire.
It's not something you'll see on a Scottish golf course this summer...
This dashcam shows the insane moment a woman was caught driving with a tree stuck in her car in Roselle, Illinois.
It’s time to plan new adventures. Here are the holiday hotspots for the year ahead
Footage has emerged of a deer making a quite remarkable escape after colliding with a police car.
A woman who caused outrage on social media after posting a picture of her chocolate labrador dog with its face taped shut has been charged with cruelty to animals.
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A mother and her boyfriend are now facing charges after 19-month old J'Zyra Thompson died from burns suffered inside an oven, while the couple allegedly left several kids home alone.
No wonder sleepy Jean was confused by Homecoming.
I’d heard the old adage that Britain and America were two nations separated by a common language and like many I’d scratched the surface on business trips and holidays, sorry vacations but nothing really prepares you for the day to day challenges of living here.
American visitors to a Moray celebration of Scotland's national drink outnumbered those of other nationalities for the first time this year.
An 11-year-old boy left at home with his four-year-old sister has fatally shot a teenage intruder who repeatedly tried to get into their home.
Police in Virginia have confirmed the suspect believed to have shot and killed two journalist in America has died after shooting himself earlier today.
An adult in the United States has become the second person to die from the plague in the country this year.