11 hrs ago
Scotland decides 2014: independence and the NHS
Edinburgh 12.12.06 The Union Jack, Scottish Saltire and the European Union flags flying outside the Scottish Parliament Pic Neil Hanna With just three weeks to go until Scotland decides its future, we look at another key issue in the independence referendum.
18 hrs ago
Seattle Gay News
Capturing a musical monster - Mahler's 8th Symphony
With the help of Gustavo Dudamel , well over a thousand players and singers, and especially the utterly thrilling sound on this new Blu-ray from Caracas, Venezuela, it finally makes sense to me.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
God knows, the Scots have every right to be fed up with the...
For much of the month past, I have been driving, walking and wading across the Scottish Highlands, scene of most of the happiest holidays of my life.
Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn
Robotics PhD student Luke Wood works on KASPAR, a robot built at the University of Hertfordshire to help autistic children, in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011, in London, England.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Wooden Robot Brewery signs lease in South End, targets spring opening
Wooden Robot Brewery has signed a lease for a 5,700-square-foot location in South End.
Lost Edinburgh: birthplace of the Welly boot
Amid the increasing number of modern retail units and apartment blocks slowly eating up gap sites in Fountainbridge for the past decade, stands the last remnants of one of Scotland's most important industrial landmarks.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Shaking off the 'kilted straitjacket'
What are the values that infuse it? And how did it break out of its kilted straitjacket to be shaped by the times we live in now? If the modern Scottish identity has a birthplace, it's at Abbotsford, the country home, outside Edinburgh, of Sir Walter Scott.
What might happen if there is a 'No' vote?
As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics.
Aircraft makes emergency landing
A Virgin Atlantic passenger aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport after suffering a loss of cabin pressure shortly after take-off.
Dog abandoned after owners' argument
The elderly female Staffordshire bull terrier was discovered outside The Burgh on Musselburgh High Street on Friday and has been named Myrtle A couple who abandoned their dog outside an East Lothian pub after having an argument are being urged to come forward to be reunited with their pet.
Tributes paid to folk legend Jean
Jean Redpath, born in Edinburgh but raised in Leven, passed away in a hospice in Arizona last Thursday after losing her battle against cancer.
In 1851, chemist James 'Paraffin' Young opened the world's first oil refinery near Bathgate and started extracting oil from shale beneath West Lothian.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
George Kerevan: Is heir to Salmond's crown apparent?
If No triumphs next month, the SNP is likely to get a new leader - but who will it be? wonders George Kerevan ALEX Salmond returned to ebullient form on Monday night, "winning" the second televised debate with Alistair Darling hands down.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Entertainment this week in Chambersburg region
Theater professor Todd Wronski will perform a one-man play "Mark Twain Abroad" Aug. 31 at Dickinson College, Carlisle.
Man guilty of raping young girls
William Mailer, 71, raped two of his underage victims, one of whom he had plied with drink, and attempted to rape the third.
DGAP-PVR: Deutsche B rse AG: Release according to Article 26, Section ...
Deutsche BA rse AG 25.08.2014 17:50 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The Northern Echo
A majestic day out
UP HIGH: Edinburgh Castle, seen here from Princes Street Gardens, dominates the city from its position high on a volcanic mound You don't have to go far to explore one of Europe's most fascinating cities.
Variation in Restarting Antithrombotic Drugs at Hospital Discharge...
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
Why is the United Kingdom so chilled out about the Scottish independence referendum?
It is ironic that it took the prospect of a Scottish independence referendum to show that the British stereotype of the stiff upper lip is alive and well.
Postal ballot papers to be sent out
Andy O'Neill, head of the Scotland Office at the Electoral Commission, said: "There's a huge amount of interest in the referendum and that's reflected in the unprecedented response to the first 10 days of our awareness campaign.