June 13, 2021

Barbados rugby team qualifies for Commonwealth Games

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From Caribbean360 The Barbados team has been hard at work for the past three months, training for major tournaments in Tobago, Las Vegas and Hong Kong. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday February 13, 2014, CMC – The Barbados Men’s Rugby Sevens team has qualified for the XX Commonwealth Games set for Glasgow Scotland in July, following the […]

Scotland had glaciers until the 1800s

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LIVESCIENCE From Mashable The last glacier in Scotland may have melted within the last 400, not 11,500 years ago as previously believed, new research finds. The Cairngorm Mountains of eastern Scotland are the snowiest part of the Scottish Highlands even today. But previous studies of rocks from around the United Kingdom suggested that the last […]

World’s most expensive whisky would cost you $628k (if someone hadn’t already bought it)

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist Thinking about all the things one could buy for $628,205 could make your head spin: A new house! With a room full of cheese, and only cheese! A fleet of adorable cats on scooters! And of course, a plethora of other things. Or if you’re the person who just […]

Cameron’s plea to Putin: help me stop Salmond

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Exclusive By David Leask And Paul Hutcheon From The Herald Scotland David Cameron’s Government wants the backing of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the battle against Scottish independence, the former USSR’s leading news agency has reported. Official Russian news agency Itar-Tass reported that David Cameron’s office wants support on the referendum from Putin’s government Itar-Tass, […]

Independent Exclusive: Scotland Yard’s rotten core: Police failed to address Met’s ‘endemic corruption’

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By Tom Harper Independent UK Organised crime infiltrated police ‘at will’, according to secret report. Top-level internal inquiry identified scores of corrupt individuals working for Met. Organised criminals were able to infiltrate Scotland Yard “at will” by bribing corrupt officers, according to an explosive report leaked to The Independent. The Metropolitan Police file, written in […]