First Plastic Fiver for Britain

First Plastic fiver

Two million new plastic five pound notes are in circulation for the public to use or spend. The polymer made notes are described as durable, machine washable and have several features to help prevent fraud. Take a look at how young scientists and engineers tested the ‘miracle’ fiver

Festival of Museums Scotland

Festival of Museums Scotland

This is an opportunity to get up close with skeletons. Between 15 – 17 May everyone’s invited to visit, touch and learn what can be done with bones. The video tells how some scary items can be used for musical instruments. Kids will love it. Take a look

Campaigning for Democracy

Assembly for Democracy

It was a mix of nations that got together to discuss and air their views of a more democratic society. They talked about surveillance of the internet, journalism and the challenges they face in their campaign for democracy

Stevie McCrorie Scottish Fireman Wins The Voice

Stevie McCrorie from Kirkcaldy

Bosses are celebrating as Kirkcaldy family man’s single went straight to the top of the iTunes charts Sunday. The song ‘Lost Stars’ was released at midnight just hours after the public voted him winner of the contest.

Birds of Prey Scotland

birds of prey found dead

The number of protected birds killed in Scotland fell in 2014. Among the birds found dead were peregrine falcon, goshawk, golden eagle. Wildlife officials say the worst-ever last year was the poisoning cases involving 12 red kites

United Kingdom – A Political Revolution

better together

The political future of the United Kingdom is in the balance. Many believe while Scotland chose to stay with the the rest of Britain, the decision will create an imbalance of power in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Some spoke to ynuk.tv about the pledges that have been made

Message from London to Scotland

Londoners have a message

YourNewsUKtv has been to Brixton to talk to some in the community about the referendum of independence for Scotland. Their message from London was the decision was theirs however they would like the country to stay united.

ynuk.tv Poll – Scotland Says No to Independence

United Kingdom flag

Alex Salmond who led the YES vote has resigned and will step-down as First Minister. His resignation follows the success of the NO vote. Scots voted to stay United with the UNITED KINGDOM. In the ynuk.tv poll 44 voted NO, 7 voted YES and 2 were not sure.

Drug trafficking in South America

Drug Trafficking - appalling prison conditions

Latest figures show 1,000 Britons in jail overseas for drug offences. 2 UK women in prison in Peru after cocaine worth £1.5million found in their suitcases. An official video talks to nationals in Callao prison who regret what they had done

Scotland Landmark The Kelpies Completed

the 100ft high Kelpies

Glasgow artist Andy Scott designed the massive equine sculptures standing 100 miles high in Falkirk. They’re expected to attract tourists and boost local economy. Watch video to see the impressive structure