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Central Banking after the Great Recession.

Members 28 Nov 2017 - 18:00 to 19:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Lecturer: Professor Sir Charles Bean, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Member, Budget Responsibility Committee, Office for Budget ResponsibilityRespondent: The Rt Hon Ed Balls, Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School; ...

- Chatham House - UK

Munich locals disgruntled after Scottish football fans make mess of central square.

Shortly before the Champions League match between Bayern-MĂĽnich and Glasgow Celtic on Wednesday, the Scottish fans had a pre-match party, covering Munich's Marienplatz in rubbish in the process.

- The Local - INT

Protein 'can stop viruses developing'.

Researchers at the University of the West of Scotland had already established the same protein can suppress cancer.

- BBC - UK

Smacking to be banned in Scotland.

The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children.

- BBC - UK

First Floating Wind Farm Delivers Electricity.

The world's first floating offshore wind farm began delivering electricity to the Scottish grid today. "The 30MW installation, situated 25km from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, will demonstrate that offshore wind energy can be harvested in deep waters, miles away from land, where installing giant turbines was once ...

- Slashdot - US

Denmark Open: Saina knocks out Marin, Sindhu loses to Chen Yufei.

India had a bitter sweet day at Denmark Open as Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain but title-contender P V Sindhu suffered a straight game loss against Chinas Chen Yufei to crash out of the opening round, here.Glasgow World Championship bronze medallist, Saina defeated two-time World champion ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Awkward and invasive.

Frank McGowan was sexually attacked by Cheryl Cottrell at a party in Glasgow. He's now speaking out to help others.

- BBC - UK

Venetia Sherson: Take the high road.

Venetia Sherson has some advice for the jet-lagged. There are several things you should not do when jet-lagged. One is drive; another is mess with the man from Avis. I have done both, and am wiser for it.We arrived at Glasgow...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The world's first floating wind farm is here.

Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes. If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much deeper waters, opening up a new frontier for renewable energy production.

- Mashable! - US

Royal Bank of Scotland in talks to sell stake in Euroclear.

Royal Bank of Scotland is in talks to sell its stake in settlement house Euroclear, in the latest in a series of asset sales. A buyer is in advanced talks to purchase the stake in the clearing giant, Sky News reported. The holding represents less than five per cent of the privately held clearing house, which has major ...

- City AM - UK

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland.

The blades of five huge turbines have begun spinning on the world's first offshore wind farm, located over 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire in Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is cutting the ribbon on the renewable energy si...

- Engadget - US

Shirley Manson recalls disastrous Garbage audition, infamous see-through dress

When Shirley Manson was asked to audition for a rock band named Garbage back in 1994, the fiery haired singer, who left behind her native Scotland for Madison, Wisconsin, was certain she flunked her tryout big-time.

- FOX News - US

The Storm Ophelia Passed through Scotland and North England

The storm Ophelia passed through Scotland and the North of England on Tuesday, pushing down trees, power lines and interfering with transportation, the day after taking three lives and leaving hundreds of people without electricity in Ireland, according to Associated Press. The British Meteorological Service predicts heavy ...

- Novinite - BG

Ophelia batters UK after 3 die in Ireland

Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted transport again yesterday, a day after making landfall on Ireland's ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Memo from Lombardy: First Scotland, Then Catalonia. And Now? Milan and Venice

Two regions of northern Italy will vote on whether to request greater autonomy. They’re not demanding secession, but the referendums are being closely watched.

- New York Times - US

Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead

Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without...

- Deseret News - US

Men who responded to door kicked in by intruders face 'life-changing' injuries after acid attack

Three men have 'life changing' injuries after an acid attack following a chase with culprits who kicked the door in of their flat in Cumbernauld, Scotland.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Raw: Ophelia Batters UK After Pummeling Ireland

Storm Ophelia battered Scotland and northern England Tuesday after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.         

- USA TODAY - US

In pictures: Storm Ophelia

Storm Ophelia has battered Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.According to VOA News, the former Atlantic hurricane downed ...

- The Hindu - IN

Ophelia hits Scotland and England, after leaving 3 dead

Storm Ophelia has moved on to Scotland and northern England, after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.

- Stuff - NZ

Ophelia Batters UK after Pummeling Ireland, Leaves 3 Dead

Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted transport again Tuesday, a day after making landfall on Ireland's ...

- Voice of America - US

Ophelia batters parts of U.K. after leaving 3 dead in Ireland

Scotland experienced widespread disruption.         

- USA TODAY - US

Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; 3 dead

Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.

- FOX News - US

Scotland outreach to Canada yields wind energy investment

An $8.6 million investment commitment through 2019 could lead to the development of as much as 10 new wind projects for Scotland, joint venture partners said.

- UPI - US

Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead

Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.

- FOX News - US

Hurricane Ophelia: UK faces more storm disruption

The storm hits Scotland, as schools stay shut and hundreds of thousands are without power in Ireland.

- BBC - UK

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia slams Ireland as one of country's strongest storms in decades

The post-tropical incarnation of Hurricane Ophelia slammed Ireland and the northern parts of the U.K., including Scotland, on Monday with damaging wind gusts, towering waves, coastal flooding, and a bizarre phenomenon related to wildfires burning in Portugal and Spain. As a hurricane, Ophelia set records for being the ...

- Mashable! - US

Scotland: Dog rescued at sea

A coastguard team rescued a stranded dog off the coast of Scotland on Sunday.

- BBC - UK

As North Korea threat looms, US Navy tests ballistic missile shootdown capability

More than a dozen NATO warships participated in the successful shoot-down of a ballistic missile target near Scotland on Sunday, the latest such test of defensive measures amid North Korea's advancing nuke and missile programs.

- FOX News - US

British actor Lysette Anthony recounts rape allegedly committed by Harvey Weinstein

Warning: This story contains details of alleged rape that may be upsetting to some. The Harvey Weinstein scandal has reached the UK, with Scotland Yard investigating five allegations of sexual assault made by three women against the embattled movie mogul. SEE ALSO: Seth MacFarlane explains his Oscars joke about Harvey ...

- Mashable! - US

NATO Ships Hold Missile Defense Drill Near Scotland, Pentagon Says

Warships from eight NATO countries participated in live-fire self-defense exercises of ship and missile systems near Scotland on Sunday the U.S. Department of Defense said, quoted by Reuters.Ships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States defended against a ...

- Novinite - BG

'Hogwarts Express' rescues stranded family in Scotland

The train that took Harry Potter to school was played onscreen by the Jacobite steam train, which runs on a remote and scenic route through the Scottish Highlands. On Friday, it made an unscheduled stop to pick up a family of six that was stranded when a storm washed away their canoe.

- Times Of India - IN

Hogwarts Express rescues family in Scotland

As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland.

- FOX News - US

UK police probe more Weinstein assault claims

LONDON, Oct 16 — British police are investigating allegations that US film mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted a second woman in London, the Press Association news agency reported yesterday. Scotland Yard, which was already probing one...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family

As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland.

- Stuff - NZ

Brierley out for Scotland in RL World Cup

Ryan Brierley has been a last minute withdrawal from the Scotland team at the Rugby League World Cup due to injury.

- SBS.com.au - AU

'Hogwarts Express' rescues family stranded in Scotland

A 'Hogwarts Express' steam train used in the Harry Potter films rescued a stranded family of six in Scotland.

- UPI - US

Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland.

- Deseret News - US

Interserve lenders appoint EY after being spooked by recent trading

Lenders to support services firm Interserve have appointed financial advisers as fears grow about the future of the troubled contractor, according to reports. HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland are among a syndicate of lenders to draft in accountancy giant EY, Sky News reported this afternoon. Around half of Interserve's ...

- City AM - UK

The Real-Life Hogwarts Express Just Rescued a Family Stranded in Scotland

Now that is some real-life magic

- TIME Magazine - US

Here's why Sam Allardyce doesn't want the Scotland job

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has ruled himself out of contention for the Scotland job and nominated ex-Manchester United boss David Moyes as the most suitable successor to Gordon Strachan. Strachan was sacked last week after Scotland missed out on qualification for next summer’s World Cup. Allardyce, whose ...

- City AM - UK

RBS boss slams 'badmouthing' and denies deliberate destruction of firms

The boss of Royal Bank of Scotland has delivered a stinging attack on "badmouthing" former business customers and welcomed the chance to fight them in court. Ross McEwan demanded that the "accusations should stop". The comments come after the Financial Conduct Authority is facing a potential legal challenge from MPs to ...

- City AM - UK

Ireland faces rare hurricane hit

Hurricane Ophelia is moving across the Atlantic as a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of up to 105 miles per hour. The storm is expected to make landfall in Ireland on Monday, moving across the island and into northern Scotland. #Ophelia still a powerful hurricane with sust. winds of 105 MPH. @NHC_Atlantic expects ...

- The Week - US

Allardyce rules out Scotland job

LONDON, Oct 15 — Former England manager Sam Allardyce has ruled himself out of contention to be the new Scotland coach. Allardyce was one of the bookmakers' favourites for the role after Gordon Strachan was dismissed on Thursday following...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Every 2 lbs overweight knocks nine weeks off you life, say scientists

People cut their life expectancy by an average of nine weeks for every two pounds they are overweight, researchers have found. A major study examining the genetic information of more than 600,000 participants has revealed intricate links between longevity and lifestyle. The results also showed that people who smoke a packet ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hidden Upside-Down Canyon Revealed on Underside of Antarctic Ice

A mysterious world of upside-down canyons crisscrosses the underbelly of Antarctica's ice shelves. Now, research finds that some of these crevasses may contribute to both the thinning of the shelves and sea-level rise. A single canyon in the Dotson ice shelf in West Antarctica is responsible for dumping 4.4 billion short ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Keep Scotland Beautiful highlights 'dirty communities'

A charity says one million Scots are living in communities blighted by litter, graffiti and flytipping.

- BBC - UK

'Parritch' and haggis: A taste of Scotland

EDINBURGH, Oct 15 — Believe it or not, there's more to Scottish food than the deep-fried Mars bar. Whether it's traditional favourites such as parritch' or much-maligned...

- The Malay Mail - MY

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music

Jodhpur, Oct 14 From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Germany, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. With no spectacular beach front or stellar line-up that make music festivals so sought after, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music

Jodhpur, Oct 14 From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Mexico, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. With no spectacular beach front or stellar line-up that make music festivals so sought after, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

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