Tag Archives: Edinburgh

05Sep/17

Scientists develop camera that can see through human body

QUEENS MEDICAL INSTITUTE, EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (BBC) – Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Scotland have developed a new camera that can see through the human body to help doctors track medical tools inside the body. Continue reading

11Feb/17

Antique dress lost in dry cleaners found after post on social media

A missing antique wedding dress has been located after the bride’s emotional plead on Facebook was shared over 280,000 times.

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24Jan/17

Trainspotting author sees “bleak dystopia” in real life too

Scottish writer Irvine Welsh, the author of “Trainspotting”, a grim comedy about young Scottish drug addicts that was a huge hit in the 1990s, sees “bleak dystopia” in the age of Donald Trump and Britain’s Brexit vote.

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21Jan/17

Thousands protest in London women’s march against Trump

Thousands marched through London against U.S. President Donald Trump, joining a worldwide movement from Sydney to Washington. A protest was also held in Edinburgh.

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08Jan/17

Scotland’s Sturgeon says “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Brexit

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says there is “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Britain’s Brexit strategy six months after the vote to leave the EU.

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01Nov/16
A young Princess Elizabeth ascending to the British throne

“The Crown” star says playing the Queen was her “biggest challenge”

“The Crown” actress Claire Foy says she thinks if Britain’s Queen Elizabeth watches her new royal drama she will like some of the key moments, joking that the monarch might even want a poster of Matt Smith’s Prince Philip on her wall

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31Mar/16

British TV comedian Ronnie Corbett dies at 85

British comedian, Ronnie Corbett, best known for his role in the TV series “The Two Ronnies”, has died at the age of 85.

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21Mar/15

England’s Lancaster considers last opponents France and possible Six Nations triumph

England rugby union head coach Stuart Lancaster recalls forwards Geoff Parling and Nick Easter to face a difficult French team on the last day of the Six Nations, which he believes will be unique in the sporting world.
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