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Scotland's year of soul searching
Referendum in September on whether to sever ties with the United Kingdom could re-open old wounds, whatever the result The Scots want to mind their own business.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Early Fight Results From Liverpool: Heffron Beat Thain
A single point meant world for both Ronnie Heffron and previously undefeated prospect John Thain.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
ONE FOR ALL: Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, is one of the three Unionist musketeers alongside Chancellor George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls.
Cincinnati Playhouse Adds Reading of not About Heroes, 3/24
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will present a reading of Stephen MacDonald's drama about the real-life friendship of two World War I soldier poets, NOT ABOUT HEROES, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 24. The reading is being offered in collaboration with the Cincinnati Remembers World War I series, the Cincinnati Opera's citywide series of events in ... (more)
UPDATE 2-Alliance Trust sets up English companies ahead of Scotland vote
Alliance Trust Plc, a Scotland-based investment manager, has begun preparations for a possible move to England ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, adding to evidence of corporate unease over the looming vote.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Val McDermid: living the tartan noir in Edinburgh
Two weeks ago, I took possession of a flat in Edinburgh. From the room where I will write, I can look across the Firth of Forth to Fife, where I spent the first 17 years of my life.
The Huffington Post
Donald Trump At CPAC: 'Our Leadership Is So Weak And So Pathetic'
Real estate magnate Donald Trump speaks at the New York County Republican Committee Annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 12, 2014, in New York City.
The Huffington Post
Nate Silver Hates All The Right Things About The Political Media
Nate Silver, American statistician, political forecaster and author of The Signal And The Noise , appears at a photo-call prior to an event at the 30th Edinburgh International Book Festival, on August 13, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Erie Times News
Gannon University's Fringe Festival starts next week
Gannon University is gearing up for the fourth annual edition of its Fringe Festival, which will offer its most extensive lineup yet.
The Northern Echo
Tory MP echoes Labour alarm that Scotland will be rewarded with extra ...
A Conservative MP in the North-East has echoed Labour alarm that Scotland will be rewarded with extra powers if voters reject independence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
International Business Times
Once In a Lifetime Trips That Will Take Your Breath Away
Bored of heading to the spa, having breakfast with a sunrise view, strolling in private gardens of a hotel or visiting larger than life monuments every time you go on a holiday? Then think of yourself in an extraordinary place where you can do and experience something different.
Visitors rise at outdoor attractions
The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions said outdoor sites enjoyed a rise of 5%, but footfall to museums and galleries was down.
Bomb Scare at Zairil's service centre
The service centre of Bukit Bendera parliamentarian Zairil Khir Johari in Pulau Tikus, Penang, was cordoned off by police last night after a suspicious-looking travel bag was found in a nearby field.
Azerbaijani students protest over Khojaly genocide in Edinburgh
Protest actions dedicated to the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide were held in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The First Post
Ukraine solution: West should back off and support partition
RUSSIA has re-annexed Crimea and despite the diplomatic bluster of William Hague and John Kerry there is nothing we can do about it.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Like many Mines students, Professor Nigel Kelly began his time in college knowing he was good at science but not knowing what direction to take from there.
The Daily Record
Scottish independence is now becoming a palpable threat to the...
AS Alex Salmond gets set to address Westminster with his case for independence, Jason Cowley reflects on how the threat of a split is starting to cause panic amongst our English peers.
The Daily Record
Couples rage at teenage wedding planner who has left them in the...
Couples rage at teenage wedding planner who has left them in the lurch and out of pocket before their big day MARK Ross, 19, of Amethyst Designer Events, has been accused of failing to answer calls and emails from desperate couples who are owed money.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages
the glory of Gamay: a study of the Beaujolais Crus
In February 2014 I presented a Beaujolais masterclass to the wine trade and press in Edinburgh, Scotland, featuring the wines I have reviewed below.
Stirring our sense of civic pride
The best way to woo locals back to Edinburgh city centre is show them - without any gimmickry - everything they're missing, writes John Donnelly LAST week, Edinburgh got its very first city campaign for the people who live and work in and around Scotland's capital - and the response so far to "This is Edinburgh", I'm delighted to say, has been ... (more)