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60-Million-Year-Old Meteorite Impact Zone Discovered on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Added: 15.12.2017 16:32 | 11 views | 0 comments

A team of geologists has found 60 million-year-old ejecta from a previously unknown meteorite impact on the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland. This is the first recorded mid-Paleocene impact event in the region and is coincident with the onset of magmatism in the British Paleogene Igneous Province. The team, headed by Birkbeck University of London [...]


Chip shop in Scotland creates deep fried mince pies and pigs in blankets

Added: 15.12.2017 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

A chip shop in Scotland is serving up deep fried mince pies and pigs in blankets to get into the Christmas spirit.

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Scotland has banned smacking children – so should everyone else

Added: 15.12.2017 2:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Spanking children doesn’t make them better behaved – but it can put them at risk of mental illness, and should be outlawed everywhere

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Skye high impact: Geologists in Scotland discover a 60-million-year-old meteorite strike

Added: 14.12.2017 19:48 | 4 views | 0 comments

Geologists exploring volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye found something out-of-this-world instead: ejecta from a previously unknown, 60 million-year-old meteorite impact. The discovery, the first meteorite impact described within the British Paleogene Igneous Province (BPIP), opens questions about the impact and its possible connection to Paleogene volcanic activity across the North Atlantic.

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Scotland's Kelsey MacDonald stays second at Dubai Ladies Classic

Added: 14.12.2017 17:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Scotland's Kelsey MacDonald is now outright second at the Dubai Ladies Classic after hitting another four-under-par 68 in round two.


Rory McIlroy: Sir Nick Faldo's major haul is a target

Added: 14.12.2017 17:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rory McIlroy already has his eye on his key targets for next season as he completes a disappointing 2017 at the Dunhill Links in Scotland.

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Scottish income tax changes unveiled

Added: 14.12.2017 14:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

Scotland introducing new income tax band of 21p in the pound for those earning over £24,000.

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Scotland Yard Art and Antiques Unit re-formed

Added: 14.12.2017 12:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Metropolitan Police's Art and Antiques Unit, disbanded in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, has been re-formed after fears London was at risk from an increase in the theft and fraud of cultural items.

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ACV Does ‘Europe Your Way’

Added: 14.12.2017 5:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has unveiled its Europe Your Way brochure for 2018, highlighted by122 vacation packages (66 of them new) and 50 cruises. The program focuses on Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Scotland, England, France, Iceland, Croatia and Central Europe, all segmented into different categories – Fly & Drive Vacations, Fly & Rail Vacations,...


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