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Attention drawn to high suicide rates in Scotland, Russia, Australia print that page


Three nations in three continents have seen attention focused on high suicide rates this week. A study found Scotland 's suicide rate to be increasing away from neighbouring England , Russian press and politicians are examining the world's third-highest teen suicide rate, and new figures

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment print that page


Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £ 47.4 million ( US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh 's Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps

Multiple fatalities in bin lorry crash in Glasgow, Scotland print that page


At least six fatalities have resulted this afternoon from a bin lorry crashing in the centre of Glasgow , Scotland . The accident occurred at about 1430 UTC today, when the vehicle hit multiple pedestrians on Queen Street, then crashed into Millennium Hotel alongside George Square , located

Teenager arrested over Dingwall, Scotland hotel fire print that page

In the Highlands of Scotland , the Nothern Constabulary have arrested a 17-year-old male in relation to a fire at a hostel. Eight fire vehicles with 45 fire workers were alerted to a fire at the Royal Hotel in the town of Dingwall at approximately 0300 UTC Monday. Numerous people had | 2013/2/15 15:27:59

English town wants to move to Scotland print that page


Two recent polls have shown that the residents of the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed , England would prefer to live in Scotland . Located 57 miles from Edinburgh , Scotland and over 300 miles from London , Berwick was a frequent bone of contention in the border wars between the independent

A portrait of Scotland: Gallery reopens after £17.6 million renovation print that page


over 70,000 pounds sterling. Up until 1954, the building also housed the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland who moved to the National Museum of Scotland buildings on Chambers Street. The society's original meeting table now sits in the public part of the portrait gallery's library, stared

SNP wins Glasgow East by-election in Scotland print that page

is an epic win, and the tremors are being felt all the way to Downing Street . Labour MPs across Scotland will be quaking in their boots. The SNP has a history of upset wins in by-elections in and around Glasgow, including Winnie Ewing in Hamilton in 1967, Margo MacDonald in Govan in | 2015/7/10 14:28:22

Swan in Fife, Scotland dies with H5N1 bird flu virus infection print that page


It has been confirmed that tests done on a dead Mute Swan found in the village of Cellardyke in Fife , Scotland has tested positive for the deadly strain of H5N1 Bird Flu virus. The swan is believed to have been native to Scotland . Two other swans found in Richmond Park in Glasgow are

Argentina defeat Scotland 21-15 in rugby test match print that page

Pumas 10-9 at the end of the first half. Paterson, who won his 87th cap at the match, then put Scotland in front with two more penalties, but Argentina's Gonzalo Todeschini followed up with the same for Argentina to put them back in the lead. The final points were also for Argentina, with | 2008/6/9 1:16:00

First gay village in Scotland print that page

It has recently been discovered that everyone in the Scottish village of Fintry is gay. The village, located north of Glasgow, currently has 6 residents, and by the looks of things, won't be getting any more soon. The first prominent character was Jordan Titsfart, who came out of the closet | 2008/7/6 2:57:37