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Data driven help to overcome tourism overcrowding problems across Scotland

Data can be used to stop overcrowding at tourist hotspots Central to grasping that opportunity is data, according to Joshua Ryan-Saha, Director, Traveltech for Scotland, and Tourism, Festivals & Infrastructure Lead for The Edinburgh Futures Institute. He says data is already linked to any trip we make when going away for a break, whether that […]

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Princess Anne looks ‘flattering’ in £395 Shibumi Lyra coat at Garden Party in Scotland

Princess Anne has joined other members of the Royal Family in Scotland for Holyrood Week. The Princess Royal, 71, attended a garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday afternoon. For the occasion, Anne chose to wear a ‘Lyra Coat in Moon’ from Shibumi for a whopping £395. The description on the website says: […]

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Sophie Wessex rocks pink Gabriela Hearst suit in Scotland – sweet nod to Prince Philip

The Countess was visiting Capability Scotland today. The Royal Family tweeted: “For the last 75 years, Capability Scotland has been providing care, support, and education for disabled children and adults across Scotland. “At the charity’s Edinburgh site today, The Countess of Wessex joined them for some cake and fun as they celebrated this special anniversary.“For […]

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Sports

Does Andy Murray support Arsenal, Hibernian or both? Football teams tennis star is a fan of | Goal.com

The British tennis legend has a football pedigree and has weighed in on matters in north London Many high profile tennis stars are avid followers of football. Rafael Nadal, for example, is often found at the Santiago Bernabeu to support Real Madrid whereas Roger Federer sometimes takes to social media to express his fandom for […]

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The Queen is fabulous in floral for latest appearance in Scotland with Nicola Sturgeon

“One single natural pearl is worth around £3,000, and as the Queen has a three-strand necklace, this could be worth anywhere from £600,000 to £1,000,000.” Of course, the necklace also has incredible value because of the majestic royal who wears it. The Queen also went for a pair of large pearl studs to complement the […]

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Scotland Women secure World Cup play-off place after Ukraine beat Hungary

Scotland Women secured a spot in the play-offs for Women’s World Cup qualification thanks to Ukraine’s 2-0 victory over Hungary. Pedro Martinez Losa’s side will head to the Faroe Islands for their last qualifier in September knowing that they cannot be caught in second place and will take part in the play-offs the following month. […]

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Science

‘Will move to Scotland’ UK facing EXODUS after Sturgeon unveils new independence plan

As the price of energy soars across all corners of the UK, a proposed reform to the wholesale electricity market is being explored by National Grid and Ofgem. Known as locational marginal pricing (LMP), this could slash costs in areas where electricity generated from renewable energy is higher. One measure proposed under LMP is to […]

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‘Love this colour!’: The Queen pays tribute to Scotland with lilac outfit & thistle brooch

Queen Elizabeth II is in Edinburgh this week for Holyrood Week. It is tradition for Her Majesty to visit the Scottish capital every year during this time. The Queen was photographed today attending an armed forces act of loyalty parade in the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh. The parade was held in celebration […]

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Queen dons two ‘jewelled badges’ with ‘sentimental value’ in Scotland – ‘precious stones’

“Turning to Lieut. Mountbatten she remarked, ‘it is lovely, isn’t it?’ “This regiment was originally formed as Princess Louise’s Highlanders in 1881, their Colonel in Chief being Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Louise. “The badge features the double L cypher of Princess Louise surmounted by a coronet, a boar’s head (from the crest of the Argyll’s), […]

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UK

Queen health update: Monarch dispels concerns as she travels to Scotland in major boost

The 96-year-old monarch, who is facing ongoing mobility issues, was in Edinburgh for the historic Ceremony of the Keys at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The event is the traditional opener to Holyrood week for the royals who have travelled to Scotland en masse. The Queen, dressed in a light blue coat and hat, was symbolically […]