May 25, 2012 Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for the past 300 years, but many Scots think it's a bad deal. Scotland is home to most of the U.K.'s oil and gas production in the North Sea.
May 25, 2012 Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.
Apr 25, 2012 Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 3, 2012 An oil rig off the coast of Scotland has been leaking oil into the North Sea for five days. The rig is owned by French gas company Total, and is costing millions a day in lost revenue and attempted repairs.
Mar 27, 2012 Britain faces the same dilemma as the U.S. when it comes to bailed-out companies: When to sell off the billions of dollars worth of assets it bought from those companies at the height of the crisis.