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New Plans for Soft Opt-Out Organ Donation System Unveiled

SNP MSP Stuart McMillan has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to introduce legislation for a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation, which was backed by… 229 more words

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My Maternal Thirteenth Great Grandfather, Lachlan IV Cattanach MacLean, 11th. Chief of MacLean Clan

Born: about 1465 in Duart Castle, Argyle and Bute, Scotland

Died: November 10, 1523 in Edinburgh City, Midlothian, Scotland

Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings.

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Beyond The Fabric 

It wouldn’t be Scotland if we didn’t do something on Kilts. A kilt is a a garment that’s a knee-length skirt of pleated tartan material. It is traditionally worn by men as part of Scottish tradition. 280 more words


Justin Trudeau to meet with Queen Elizabeth and Irish Taoiseach ahead of G20 summit

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with Queen Elizabeth and his Irish counterpart next before attending the G20 summit in Germany.

Trudeau will hold a private meeting with the Queen on July 5 in Edinburgh, Scotland – his second such meeting with the monarch as prime minister after they met in Buckingham Palace shortly after his election in 2015. 167 more words


Cardinal Pell CHARGED with Sexual Abuse 

A senior Vatican cardinal charged in Australia with multiple historical sexual offences has denied the accusations and denounced what he called a “relentless character assassination” in the media. 549 more words


The Edinburgh Test

As we stepped off the train after the long (the longest that I have ever, ever endured) journey to the city of Edinburgh, a feeling of accomplishment enveloped us. 1,029 more words


The Road Ahead, Isle of Mull - and life in general

Roads, tracks or paths all lead somewhere, albeit some do reach a dead end. In many ways they can be symbolic of life in general. We are all on a path of some description, and none of us truly know where it might lead. 303 more words

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