In what could be the icing on the cake for Scotland's homecoming year, it seems that Scotland may be able to claim president Obama as distant son.

Genealogists believe that his Scottish roots can be traced back all the way to William the Lion, King of Scotland from 1165 to 1214. Scottish Tories are encouraging Obama to mark his presidential inauguration with an Obama tartan and the Scottish First minister has urged him to 'come home'! Watch this spa