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Month: October 2020

Smoke billows from a derailed train in the countryside near Stonehaven, Scotland. Photo: Chris Harvey, STV News via AFP Six people in hospital; rescuers hampered by steep slope, dense woods as they try to access scene First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has declared a major incident following the derailment, which occurred after a night of heavy…... Read More
/ Europe Issued on: 12/08/2020 - 15:59 Emergency response teams are parked near the scene of a train crash by Stonehaven in northeast Scotland on August 12, 2020. - A passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland on Wednesday, with reports of "serious injuries" in what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described as "an extremely serious incident".…... Read More
HUNDREDS of thousands of BT customers have experienced problems getting online today after huge storms caused an outage in Edinburgh and in other parts of Scotland. "Apocalyptic" lightning storms and flooding ravaged parts of the UK last night following the heatwave, and BT says this caused an outage at its Edinburgh exchange, which is where…... Read More
LONDON — An amateur treasure-hunter has uncovered one of the most significant Bronze Age hoards ever found in Scotland, including jewelry and a 3,000-year-old sword, authorities said Monday.Metal detectorist Mariusz Stepien said he was “shaking with happiness” when he made the discovery in June, in a field near the village of Peebles, about 22 miles…... Read More
In a first for Indian women's golf, three leading players of the country -- Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik -- will tee up at an LPGA event together, the Ladies Scottish Open later this week. (More Sports News) The Ladies Scottish Open, a premier event on the Ladies European Tour, has been co-sanctioned…... Read More
Today, on World Humanitarian Day (19th August), the UK Space Agency has announced new funding for a Glasgow-based company to help Kenya develop cleaner and more efficient energy in a sustainable way. Omanos Analytics, in partnership with Global Surface Intelligence (GSI), will be working with the Kenyan National Environment Management Authority to characterise and monitor…... Read More
By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Clare McDonald, Business Editor Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Listen to this podcast In this week’s episode of the Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast, Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna discuss the fortunes of TikTok, the A-level results, and the algorithm controversies in which they and Scottish Highers…... Read More
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