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Yes votes increasing for Scotland to leave UK: Polls

Scotland is five months away from a referendum that is getting more likely to mark the Scottish Independence, as polls show. A referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country will take place on Thursday …

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Scotland On Tour | The View From The Hack

Scotland On Tour. With the 2013-14 season almost over, the final tour events on the curling calendar have been played over the past few weeks. Several Scottish teams have been taking part both in Europe and further afield.

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Young J'cans off to Scotland for journalism conference …

WESTERN BUREAU:FOUR JAMAICAN students are among a group of 300 participants from across the world who have converged on Scotland for the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, a precursor to the Commonwealth …

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'Scottish independence gains ground'

Recent polls have revealed that support for Scottish independence is gaining among voters five months before the September referendum that could lead to Scotland's secession from the United Kingdom. According to Press …

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Scottish workforce encouraged to do more exercise as part …

Employers across Scotland are being asked to encourage their staff to undertake 150 minutes of exercise per week as part of the nation's first Physical Activity Awareness Week.

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Davey Comments on Scottish Energy Report – Smart Meters

Davey Comments on Scottish Energy Report Sunday, 20 April 2014 10:25 Written by Smartmeters 0 Comments The UK Government has published the “Scotl…

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Liam Fox urges foreign states to help fight Scottish … – Express

FORMER Defence Secretary Liam Fox has urged foreign governments to speak out against Scottish independence.

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A Scottish Trail Will Celebrate John Muir – NYTimes.com – In …

A Scottish Trail Will Celebrate John Muir. By CHARU SURI. April 16, 2014, 4:00 pm. VisitScotland. To celebrate the spirit, work and legacy of the conservationist John Muir, Scotland will officially unveil the John Muir Way on April 21.

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Schools suffer as thugs get refurb

Activities One was built in 2005 and Activities Two in 2007, which means they are among the newest educational buildings in Scotland. Gerry Michie, head of offender outcomes with the SPS, said: "We believed that in terms of a warm, welcoming …

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INSIDE TRACK: Something to get wild about in Aberfoyle

Yet wild boar were once native to Scotland, and only became extinct in the 17th century. Before that they were regarded as animals of great importance, reserved mainly for the chase from the 11th. In his essay on Historical Wild Boars in Scotland …

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Scotland has more nurses per head of the population

He said: "With more qualified nurses per head of population than in England, NHS Scotland is better placed to ensure that people receive the highest standard of care possible." Loading article content. Meanwhile a separate SNP Parliamentary Question …

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Former executive Stan Blackley slams Yes Scotland

His comments were seized upon by critics who claim non-SNP members of Yes Scotland, such as Green leader Patrick Harvie and former Labour politician Denis Canavan, have been deceived. Scottish Labour deputy leader Anas Sarwar said: “While Alex …

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The future of a fireplace

The £30m building was designed by the US architect Steven Holl and sits opposite the school's main building designed by Glasgow's greatest architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Together, the two buildings represent what adventurous design can achieve.

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Remembering a great writer: Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

He came to the door, a little sheepish, holding a bottle of good scotch whisky he had packed for the trip. “People bring bottles by the house,” he said, “but we never drink them.” He sat down and I poured him some in a coffee cup, and some for Guy and …

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track and field

The Tartans shined in the jumps, with junior Sasha Spalding jumping 5.07 meters in the long jump, first-year Rebecca Fortner jumping 1.50 meters in the high jump, and first-year Karen Irvine reaching 2.90 meters in the pole vault. Irvine's mark was a …

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Golf ends season

Playing at the Grove City Country Club, the Tartans shot a 438 for the 18-hole event and were led by senior Ali Nichols and her fourth-place overall score of 91. Junior Brooke Kuei and sophomore Yoon Hee Ha both finished strong shooting 100 and 102, …

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Men's and women's tennis teams have stunning weekend

The Tartans had a 2–1 lead after doubles competition, with first-year Vanessa Pavia and junior Bryn Raschke taking their match 8–4 and senior Katie Cecil, along with sophomore Brooke Tsu, fighting back from an early deficit to claim a 9–7 victory.

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Penguins have a tougher time than anticipated for Finals

It wasn't supposed to be this hard. With the new playoff system, the Penguins were supposed to have a cakewalk to the Conference Finals. The new Metropolitan Division looked horrendous at midseason, and with the new format that has teams play within …

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McCombs: Kuchar's shot forever woven into Heritage's tartan fabric

From Arnold Palmer's win in the inaugural Heritage in 1969 to Bernhard Langer winning the tartan jacket in 1985, a week after winning a green one in Augusta, to Payne Stewart becoming the first to win back-to-back Heritages in 1989 and 1990. But rarely …

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On Being Anglican: Letter to Archbishop Justin – first draft

Above all, it needs to rediscover how to become Anglican, for the sake of its non-members, for whom, thank God, we exist. Richard Haggis Barton-upon-Bayswater, Oxford Easter Day 2014. Posted by Richard Haggis at 18:02 …

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Professional clubs push for further Scottish FA change

A number of Scottish football clubs are proposing a shift in power from the Scottish Football Association to the Scottish Professional Football League. The clubs want to table four resolutions at the SFA's annual general meeting on 27 May that could …

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A Scottish tall storey reprieve – in pictures

Plans to demolish distinctive tower blocks in Glasgow as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scrapped. Since 2007, Glaswegian photographer and film-maker Chris Leslie has been documenting the condemned and disappearing …

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Queen's Awards celebrated by 10 Scottish businesses

An Argyll seafood processor and an Isle of Bute textile firm are among 10 Scottish businesses to win prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise. Loch Fyne Oysters has been recognised for outstanding overseas sales growth over the past three years.

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World War One: Why the army took over Charles's chocolate factory

Scotland's first chocolate factory aroused suspicion at the outbreak of World War One. Why was it so strongly-built and why did it employ so many Germans? The authorities were called to investigate. In 1905, when Charles William Schulze built his …

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Bank of Scotland survey: Labour market growth continues

The job market continued to grow last month, although at a slower rate than the previous month, according to the Bank of Scotland. Its Labour Market Barometer showed another sharp increase in people getting permanent staff placements as well as a rise …

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Brown: I'll present new evidence to back financial union

Pro-independence campaigners Yes Scotland said most people want pensions controlled from Holyrood – and claimed that Scots have not forgotten Mr Brown's "tax raid" on pensions when he was in power at Westminster. Loading article content. Mr Brown …

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Skin cancer rates in Scotland 'soar' since 1970s

The advent of the package holiday and the fashion for tans has seen skin cancer rates soar in Scotland since the 1970s, according to a charity. Cancer Research UK said about 18 people in every 100,000 in Scotland were diagnosed with malignant …

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Dewar's redesign aims to boost UK blended whisky sales

Scotch whisky Dewar's has been given a new look, to capture its status as the “definitive” blended whisky. The Bacardi-owned brand is the biggest selling blended whisky in the US, and has earmarked the UK as an area for growth. The move will be …

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Tilaknagar says not keen on outright sale to ABD

Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky and Smirnoff vodka, said last Tuesday it would offer to buy 26% in United Spirits from public shareholders at a price of Rs.3,030 per share, more than double the Rs.1,440 it offered to pay in its first …

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Andrew Heath, Trumpet. Kresge Theatre, CFA. 8 pm

The Tartan. Carnegie Mellon's Student Newspaper Since 1906. Like us on Facebook · Follow us on Twitter · Follow our RSS feed. April 21, 2014. Home · News · Sci/Tech · Forum · Sports · Pillbox · Comics · Advertising · Archives. April 21, 2014. Join the …

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Kuchar comes away with tartan jacket from Harbour Town

The opportunity to don the tartan jacket was on the line for the 78 remaining players in the fourth and final round of the 46th annual RBC Heritage Sunday. After numerous leaderboard changes in the first three rounds, third-round leader Luke Donald had …

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Huge effort at Tartan Festival

Wearing the police tartan, Constable Dwight Grieve, of Highway Patrol, shows his strength in the caber toss. Fierce men and women wearing kilts entertained spectators at the second annual Te Anau Tartan Festival. More than 1000 people attended the …

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scots boys runners-up in holland – Scottish Golf View

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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Scottish Golf View – Golf News from Around the World: TOP …

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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April #Nessflash Info: Home, Heritage and Tartan Hearts …

In case you missed our announcement, Monday April 7th will be the first ever #Nessflash event on Twitter, using the popular social media site to help promote all the very best of Inverness. As we are introducing #Nessflash in …

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