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The Oil Drum
Global Energy Systems - June 26-28 2013
We witness rapid changes across countries as this evolution takes place, steered both by markets and government .
Mon May 20, 2013
Calls for cash for greener buses as figures show Wales trailing...
Lack of grants in Wales blamed for nation's eco-bus shortage, while 434 are on the roads over the border The Welsh Government has been urged to fund greener buses as towns and cities struggle to cut air pollution, amid suggestions Wales is lagging behind England and Scotland on the issue.
Sun May 19, 2013
Scotland's tough call: stay in the UK, or stay in the EU? | Angus Roxburgh
The Scots are accustomed to having their views ignored in the British political system.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lana Del Rey And Her Man Bring Their Young & Beautiful Love To Scotland
Aside from a musical collaboration and a few random outings , Lana Del Rey usually keeps her relationship with boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill away from the prying lenses of the paparazzi! But it appears the breathy, baby-doll crooner decided to enjoy her latest trip across the pond with her man by her side, as she was spotted arriving with him in ... (more)
New Hampshire Public Radio -
The Mutable Meanings Of Music
Drummer Roger Taylor and singer Freddie Mercury of the British rock band Queen perform at the Playhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1st September 1976.
Thu May 16, 2013
Fort Bend Star
Students invited to perform at the Fringe Festival
Sugar Land students from Stephen F. Austin High School were hand selected by the American High School Theatre Festival to perform in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer at the International Fringe Festival, the world's largest art festival.
Nigel Farage barricaded in pub as anti-UKIP protesters demonstrate outside
The Ukip leader attempted to make an escape by taxi but protesters blocked its path and police escorted Mr Farage back inside He had called a press conference on Edinburgh's Royal Mile to promote Ukip's candidate in an upcoming by-election. "We are a non-racist, non-sectarian party and unlike every other party in British politics we actually forbid ... (more)
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Fringe Festival gives 'edgy' artists their star turns
Tasia A. Jones: One of the performers in this weekend's first- ever Dorchester Fringe Festival.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lake Wylie Pilot
Scottish cardinal to atone for sexual misconduct
The Vatican on Wednesday ordered a disgraced Scottish cardinal to leave Scotland for several months to pray and atone for sexual misconduct, issuing a rare public sanction against a "prince of the church" and the first such punishment meted out by Pope Francis.
Ellesmere Port Standard
Chief executive 'worth every penny' says council
CHESHIRE West and Chester Council chief executive Steve Robinson pocketed 266,000 last year but the authority insists he's worth every penny.
Tue May 14, 2013
RBS says will take 18 months to plug capital hole
Import prices fell in April due to a drop in oil costs, a positive sign for household finances that also pointed to benign inflation pressures.
International Business Times
RBS says will take 18 months to meet capital requirements
Chief Executive Stephen Hester said on Tuesday it will take another 18 months to improve the bank's capital position enough to keep regulators happy.
Sun May 12, 2013
Blame Scots for Austerity
In the midst of slow economic growth, governments in the U.S. and Europe are slashing spending and raising taxes - with disastrous results.
The News Journal
Morrell's murder thriller is in itself fine art
That's right. Unless you live under a rock, you know that King XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden were in Wilmington today celebrating the Delaware ranks among the top four saddest states in the union, according to a new analysis of 10 million geotagged tweets by the Vermont Complex Sometimes in Delaware it seems like we go from winter straight ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Golf: League holders Royal Burgess in 'group of death'
ROYAL BURGESS will need to try and secure a sixth successive Edinburgh Summer League title by coming through a "Group of Death". Five of last year's quarter-finals in the Pollock Ltd-sponsored event, which gets underway next week, have been drawn in Section A. "When Derek Reilly and myself took over the management of the Royal Burgess side five ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Gardens: The Chelsea flower show marks its centenary
IT IS the highlight of the British gardening world, attracting celebrities, dignitaries and members of the Royal Family and, for one week in May, putting horticulture on our TV screens and on the front pages of our newspapers.
The "Soft Fascination" of Nature
Richard Dolesh reports on a recently published study, the findings of which support what most of us know intuitively - that nature is good for us.
Working Scots exhibition opens in Edinburgh
Rarely-seen documents linked to the banking, engineering, brewing and textiles industries have gone on display at the nation's main archives store in the capital.
Edinburgh residents 'spend 20 hours a day sitting'
CITY residents are kidding themselves into believing they lead active lives while almost two-thirds spend at least 20 hours a day on their backsides or lying down, a new report has claimed.
Cafe culture coming to Edinburgh's Princes Street
ONE of Scotland's most famous streets could be transformed into a prime location for dining and drinking under plans to revive Edinburgh city centre.