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

Sean Connery Champions Scottish Independence 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 …

Sean Connery Encourages Independence for Scotland 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 …

Sean Connery Dreams Of Independent Scotland 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 …

Edward Snowden Elected Rector At University Of Glasgow 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, …

Loch Ness Monster Could Be Result Of Underwater Fault Line 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 …

Loch Ness Monster Causes Political Stir Loch Ness Monster Causes Political Stir
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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, …

2-Way Mirror In Nightclub Bathroom Gets Police Attention 2-Way Mirror In Nightclub Bathroom Gets Police Attention
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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 …

Medieval Knight Found Underneath Car Park Medieval Knight Found Underneath Car Park
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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. …

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Has Scotland Worried Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Has Scotland Worried

Following a string of odd stories here in the states involving flesh-eating bacteria, Scotland is now dealing with a frightening disease that is transmitted through contaminated water and has now killed one man in Edinburgh and has several others in …

Nine Year-Old’s Food Blog Instigates Change in Scotland School Nine Year-Old’s Food Blog Instigates Change in Scotland School
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I’m kind of in awe of nine year-old Scottish food blogger Martha Payne right about now. As someone who’s been doing the blogging/internet writing thing for over seven years now, I’ve always dreamed of making some sort of positive impact …