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2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK

2011-06-27 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2011 BIO International Convention, Scotland, with a record 20 companies in attendance, announces plans to double the economic contribution of its life sciences sector to the Scottish economy by 2020.

2010-07-01 19:59:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique performances and interactive experiences will showcase Scotland in China at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, an event expected to attract 70 million visitors, as a great place to visit, live and work, learn, do business and invest in. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/visitscotland/42448/ In Shanghai EXPO Park, China, visitors can enjoy a range of events: Around...

2010-04-28 10:59:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scottish oil and gas industry generated a record 15.4 billion pounds sterling in sales in 2008-2009, an 8.3 percent increase from 2007-2008, according to a new report from Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

2009-01-26 09:30:00

Scottish government and industry launches new PhD initiative to support $13 billion chemicals sector SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2009-01-11 15:31:26

Flowers are being banned from an increasing number of hospitals in Scotland amid fears the traditional get-well gift is a health hazard, officials say. National Health Service officials say the ban makes sense because vase water may harbor dangerous bugs, bouquets can trigger allergies and spilled water can damage equipment, Scotland on Sunday reported. A spokeswoman for Shetland Health Board confirmed its policy of allowing flowers in its two hospitals was being reviewed. It is possible...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

SANDY Watson, NHS Tayside chairman, in his response to Allyson Pollock is somewhat "economical with the truth". First, he stated that "market mechanisms were abolished in Scotland many years ago".


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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