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Breaking News: Edward Snowden agrees to contest for Rector of University of Glasgow
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-25 15:52:20 -0800 | odd-news

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistle-blower who made life miserable for a whole lot of big-shots and created friction between the US and other friendly nations like Germany is now hiding in Russia. The US has revoked his passport and he...
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Breaking News: UK's first Muslim MP to become Governor of Pakistan's Punjab
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-07-31 21:07:22 -0700 | political-news

Mohammad Sarwar, a former Labour Member of Parliament in the UK’s House of Commons looks set to be appointed governor of Punjab, Pakistan’s largest state. On July 19, BBC reported that 60-year-old Mr. Sarwar was likely to return to the...
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Posted by: galileo

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-05-23 23:02:03 -0700 | political-news

Another reminder that Scotland and England are politically miles apart took place today in Edinburgh. The UKIP leader Nigel Farage - fresh from political success in England and Wales's council elections where it won over 140 seats, and secured 25%...
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Breaking News: The vilification of the fifth estate is nothing new
   
Posted by: galileo

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-05-24 01:08:04 -0700 | political-news

Yankee Doodle went to town Riding on his pony Stuck a feather in his cap And called it macaroni The song Yankee Doodle was sung by the British army, ridiculing the poor Americans fighting in the French and Indian War....
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Breaking News: Rest of world favours Obama in election poll
   
Posted by: Ricky Kelly

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-09-30 16:02:57 -0700 | political-news

If the rest of the world took part in the upcoming US elections Barack Obama would be the clear winner. In a poll commisioned by the BBC World Service of 21,797 people in 21 countries an average of 50% favoured...
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Source: Guardian Unlimited

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-05-30 21:09:00 -0700 | disasters-news

Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, one of the targets of the homemade parcel bomb plot. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Two men have been found guilty of plotting to hurt the Celtic manager, Neil Lennon , and other prominent Celtic fans using...
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Source: BBC

Ulverston :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-05-22 08:43:04 -0700 | business-news

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 'on track and budget' Glasgow will host the Games in July and August 2014 Preparations for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are on track and on budget but not all projects are free of risk,...
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Source: BBC

Derby :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-01-27 03:30:34 -0800 | travel-news

Groups hold Glasgow march and rally against racism Trade unionists, politicians, faith and community groups are marching through Glasgow in a demonstration against racism and fascism. The Annual St Andrew's Day Anti-Racism March and Rally sets off from Glasgow Green...
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Source: BBC

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2011-11-28 07:44:43 -0800 | entertainment-news

Acts of Godfrey film is a first for verse Entertainment and arts correspondent, BBC News Acts of Godfrey: Iain Robertson, Simon Callow and MyFanwy Waring How easy is it to make a movie written entirely in rhyming couplets?...As a first-time...
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Breaking News: Nick Clegg attacked with paint by angry voter:
   
Posted by: mahnor

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-04-03 02:45:03 -0700 | political-news

Deputy Prime Minister of United Kingdom Nick Clegg was splattered with blue paint thrown by disgruntled former members of the Liberal Democrats last night.The Deputy Prime Minister, who has been on a tour of Scotland, was struck as he campaigned...
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Source: The Scotsman

New Orleans :: LA :: USA | updated 2012-11-01 21:42:25 -0700 | business-news

US Congress were last night on the verge of striking a bitterly fought deal with President Barack Obama for an economic rescue package that involves slashing the country's domestic spending to levels not seen since the 1950s...Mr Obama and the...
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Source: BBC

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2011-09-22 19:08:47 -0700 | technology-news

The BBC can reveal that last season, the price for policing Glasgow's Old Firm derby games was almost £2.4m. Figures obtained under Freedom of Information show the public purse paid the majority of this with Rangers and Celtic paying less...
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Source: The Scotsman

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2011-09-04 23:42:20 -0700 | business-news

Publicly-listed companies should have to justify high-pay inequalities, such as in banking, because there were few circumstances in which radios above 20:1 could be defended on economic and social grounds, said the New Economics Foundation. Businesses should adopt a charter...
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Source: Guardian Unlimited

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2011-08-23 07:42:04 -0700 | business-news

George Steinmetz/ George Steinmetz/Corbis Fresh doubts about the economic case for Scottish independence have emerged after an official study said the country had a significant deficit a year ago even after including North Sea oil revenues.
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Breaking News: Soccer computer games 'make players more aggressive than violent ones'
   
Posted by: anonymous

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-06-12 18:41:45 -0700 | political-news

London, May 4 : A recent study has found that people who play soccer computer games are more aggressive than those playing other violent games like war games. It explained that while participants remain ‘numb’ when they see someone being...
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