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3 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Lost Edinburgh: The Physic Garden

MOST think of the capital's Royal Botanic Garden as a very Victorian creation. In fact the city's passion for horticulture goes back a lot further than that.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunday Herald

9000 at castle will recall start of First World War

A MEMORIAL service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be the first of its kind in Scotland's history, organisers say.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Eastlothian Today

Palace date for East Lothian young achievers

Karen Munro, Scott Robertson and Neil Wyllie from Preston Lodge High School and Andrew Munro from Musselburgh Grammar were invited to Holyrood Palace recently to be presented with Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Slugger O'Toole

Murdo Fraser: A Federal Future? #indyref

There is nothing new about the idea of federalism in Britain. Early last century a Cabinet sub-committee was tasked with drafting a Bill for a federal UK, in an attempt to deal with the Irish question.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

The First World War began 100 years ago tomorrow ... how Scotland will remember its fallen

EVERY single public ticket for Scotland's national commemoration service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War has been snapped up within hours.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Scotsman.com

Referendum round-up: Glasgow 2014 | Farming | NATO

CATCH up on the latest news, opinion, video and analysis on Scottish independence from Scotland and beyond in this daily round-up from our dedicated referendum website.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Westminster (Washington, DC), National Defense University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdonians invited to mark the outbreak of the First World War

Aberdonians are being invited to join a special service to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War on Sunday 10 August at Edinburgh Castle.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Why our destiny must lie in the direction of the F-word

A long-standing friend, an avowed nationalist, has been fond of joking over many years that, come the Great Day of Freedom, any government of a new-found, truly independent Scotland would have but one policy to pursue: A long-standing friend, an avowed nationalist, has been fond of joking over many years that, come the Great Day of Freedom, any ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Lothian County, Scotland, Opinion

Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Tickets still going for WW1 memorial

East Ren residents are reminded to apply for tickets to a major national military service taking place in Edinburgh next month.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Buteman Today

Argyll and Bute's invitation to WW1 'Drumhead Service'

Edinburgh Castle's Esplanade will host a Drumhead Service on August 10 to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, World News

BBC News

Call to join special WW1 service

People from across Scotland are being invited to join a special service next month to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Life, Veteran Affairs

BBC News

Garden herbarium celebrates 50 years

It is 50 years since the Queen officially opened the herbarium and library building at Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden.

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Fife Now

More support to Yes Campaign

More well-known Scottish figures have come forward and shown their support in backing a Yes vote in September's independence referendum.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Hope you had a good time edition

Ross Douthat on the right of parents to ignore their kids... Nicholas Kristof says nothing using a couple of thousand words... Nate Cohn on the role black voters may play this cycle... Dana Milbank thinks Elizabeth Warren knows too much to be president... and Leonard Pitts wonders if the GOP can kick its addiction to stupid.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Lothian County, Scotland, Minnesota

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Glasgow South and East Wood Today

DofE kids strike gold at Holyrood Palace

Six Williamwood High pupils have been presented with Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards at the Palace of Holyrood House by Prince Phillip.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Regulator to shake up banking market with inquiry

PLANS for a full-blown inquiry into the banking sector could be unveiled as early as this week as the competition regulator seeks to shake up the market for current accounts and small business lending.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

EU membership after a Yes vote

Whenever the First Minister has made his case that an independent Scotland could remain within the EU without having to reapply for membership, there is one key witness he often cites: Whenever the First Minister has made his case that an independent Scotland could remain within the EU without having to reapply for membership, there is one key ... (more)

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Slugger O'Toole

Where the big arguments for devolution are heading

This post most of which I mainly wrote for an academic blog gives anyone interested a heads up on a more sophisticated theatre of devolution - Scotland - assuming it votes No in the referendum.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Independent

Live at Edinburgh Castle: Holyrood MPs 'staggered' at lack...

The line up will ensure that the BBC concert does not become a vehicle for Scottish artists weighing in on the independence debate Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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The Daily Record

Thrilled Nan gets MBE for helping troubled kids

Nan Robertson, who dedicated 43 years of her life to voluntary work with vulnerable kids, said she was "truly humbled" to be presented with the prestigious award during a ceremony at Holyrood Palace, in Edinburgh.

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