All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Scotland’

Loch Ness Monster Supposedly Says “No” To Scottish Independence

Perhaps there are some Scottish citizens that remain unsure of exactly how they intend to vote this week. Who better to consult than a long-time Scotland native? According to images (which may or may not have been heavily photoshopped), the Loch Ness Monster has been on a campaign of her own in recent days. First the creature was allegedly spotted …

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Scotland: Independence Is Not A Simple Matter

For the first time in nearly three hundred years, Scotland is on the verge of being an independent nation. Some countries are still fighting bloody battles to free themselves from other nations wishing to determine their future. As for Scotland, its move for independence would be comparatively bloodless. If you as an American are thinking that the obvious solution is …

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Loch Ness Monster ‘Found’ on Satellite Image

OK Nessie lovers, this may be the day you have been waiting for. Since the sixth century, the legend of the Loch Ness Monster has continued to fuel the imagination of, well, just about everyone. A recent satellite image is confounding scientists and giving fresh hope to believers of the elusive Scottish sea creature. The image was taken by an …

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Shetland Islands, Place of Vikings and Oil, Question Scottish Independence

The Scottish referendum of independence scheduled for September leaves the Shetland Islands with a question. Go to with Scotland, stay with Britain, or become independent? A petition went online recently on the Scottish Parliament website asking to hold a referendum of this very question. 29.2% of Shetlanders are direct descendants of Vikings according to a study by BritainsDNA, the U.K. …

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Sean Connery Champions Scottish Independence

The original James Bond, Sean Connery, recently wrote an essay concerning the independence of his native Scotland, which was featured on the website of The New Statesman. While Connery presently resides in the Bahamas, he’s stated that if a referendum that is to take place in six months separates Scotland from the United Kingdom, he would return to his homeland. …

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Sean Connery Encourages Independence for Scotland

The name Sean Connery is one of the few names still synonymous with James Bond. Like the daring 007 character portrayed through the well-known films Sir Sean Connery brought to life, the actor has shown his own daring nature by voicing his desire for Scotland’s independence. Connery has recently expressed his wish that Scotland vote in favor of leaving the …

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Sean Connery Dreams Of Independent Scotland

Actor Sean Connery has never been shy about his feelings when it comes to his beloved Scotland. The 83-year-old movie star believes that it is past time for Scotland to become an independent nation, to free itself at long last from the United Kingdom. Connery is a long-time supporter of the Scottish National Party and is currently campaigning for his …

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Edward Snowden Elected Rector At University Of Glasgow

Edward Snowden, who made headlines last year for revealing details about U.S. phone and Internet surveillance, is now the student rector at UK’s Glasgow University. The post is a symbolic one, and is decided by a student election. As rector, Snowden represents the student populace and is expected to work with the student representative council, bring student concerns to the …

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Loch Ness Monster Could Be Result Of Underwater Fault Line

The Loch Ness monster has captivated our imaginations for decades now; the few people who claim to have captured it on film have gone down in history as an elite group lucky enough to have been in the right place at the right time, as nutjobs who believe in things that can’t possibly exist, as fame-seekers who just want attention …

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Loch Ness Monster Causes Political Stir

Arguments over the promotion of the mythical Loch Ness Monster have led to recriminations and resignations from the Drumnadrochit Chamber of Commerce in Scotland. According to a report from The Scotsman, George Edwards, skipper for the Loch Ness Cruises company, resigned from the chamber of commerce this week in protest over how “Nessie,” as the monster is sometimes referred to, …

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2-Way Mirror In Nightclub Bathroom Gets Police Attention

A nightclub in Glasgow, Scotland is under investigation after the Scottish Express released an article claiming some of their staffers had seen photos of men posing in front of a two-way mirror while women used the bathroom behind them. The club owners reportedly rent out two rooms on the other side of the mirror where groups of people can sit …

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Medieval Knight Found Underneath Car Park

Knights today are romanticized in pop culture as noble warriors and defenders of chivalry, but the real thing has been found this week in Scotland. A medieval knight has been found buried underneath a car park in Edinburgh this week. The car park was reportedly being demolished when a decorated sandstone slab covered in the Calvary Cross and a sword …

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