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Scotland: Stranded Family Rescued By Hogwarts Express

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/15/2017 at 6:00pm
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A family of six were enjoying an outing in Scotland when their canoe was swept away, leaving them stranded.  Unsure what to do, they called for assistance and were told that the Hogwarts Express was on its way to rescue them.

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Scottish NYU Student Describes the Shock of Seeing the ‘Stifling of Free Speech’ on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/25/2017 at 1:30pm
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Madeleine Kearns from Glasgow, Scotland, decided to study journalism at NYU. She received a shock when she arrived on campus and found the “stifling of free speech” and different pronouns a person can be called.

She detailed her experience in The Spectator:

As a child in Glasgow, I learned that sticks and stones...

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Radiohead Frontman Flips Off Anti-Israel Protesters

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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke flips off anti-Israel protesters waving “Palestinian” flags at a Glasgow performance.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke reportedly flipped off anti-Israel protesters at the band’s concert Friday in Glasgow, Scotland, muttering “some f—ing people.”

Radiohead has been pressured by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and...

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Limiting free speech about refugees in Scotland

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 11:30am 2/18/2016 at 11:30am

This is potentially disturbing and seems to be part of a trend in Western Europe:

Following a report of a series of alleged offensive online posts relating to Syrian refugees living in Rothesay on Bute, Police Scotland confirmed on Tuesday that a 40-year-old man, understood to be from the Inverclyde area, had...

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Scots reject independence

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 19, 2014 at 4:51am 9/19/2014 at 4:51am

The Scots voted against independence yesterday. At the time the BBC called the referendum election, the No votes (those voting against the referendum for independence) had garnered 54% of the votes counted.

Alex Salmond, leader of the Scottish National Party and leader of the pro-independence movement, conceded the referendum loss late...

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Scotland’s fate decided by the young

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:30pm 9/18/2014 at 5:30pm

Today’s the day of Scotland’s historic vote on whether it should be an independent country after 307 years of membership in Great Britain.

This a simple majority vote, and is descri...

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Is an Independent Scotland at hand?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 4:31pm 8/26/2014 at 4:31pm

Could Scotland once again be an independent nation? They will if the Scottish National Party has their way. Just a few years ago, Scottish independence was a long shot, now, the argument appears to be in a dead heat.

According to The Guardian:

Last October, the yes/no split was 37% to 63%, suggesting...

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