Latest Gleneagles, Scotland Stories

2005-07-07 10:49:35

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - The Group of Eight powers meeting in Scotland have agreed the text of a communiqué on combating global warming, German negotiator Bernd Pfaffenbach told reporters.

2005-07-07 07:05:51

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - President Bush plans to stay at the G8 summit and has directed federal agencies to take appropriate precautions in the United States in response to attacks in London on Thursday.

2005-07-07 02:57:42

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - British police surrounded a G8 protest campsite on Thursday after a day of sometimes violent confrontation around the summit of the Group of Eight industrial nations.

2005-07-06 11:39:05

By Jeremy Lovell GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with protesters close to the Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland on Wednesday after a demonstration against Group of Eight (G8) leaders ended in chaos.

2005-07-06 10:01:47

By Jeremy Lovell GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-G8 protesters marched on a heavily fortified Scottish hotel on Wednesday where world leaders, under pressure to tackle climate change and poverty in Africa, were due to meet.

2005-07-06 07:17:15

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - Anti-G8 protesters clashedwith police on Wednesday as the heads of the Group of Eightindustrialized nations prepared to meet at the heavilyfortified Gleneagles golfing resort near Edinburgh.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.