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2014-04-05 12:20:15

NEW YORK, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York's Central Park this morning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140405/NY99166 The Scotland Run, which is part of the 2014 Scotland Week festivities, saw a sea of tartan take over the heart of Manhattan as runners donned kilts, sweatbands and saltires. First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, met with students...

2011-02-10 07:59:00

BOSTON and GLASGOW, Scotland, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottish games publisher Outplay Entertainment is to establish new offices and up to 150 high value jobs in Dundee, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today. Established in 2010 by brothers Douglas and Richard Hare, Outplay Entertainment specializes in publishing videogames for use on smartphones, social networks and other e-distribution platforms. The Hare brothers have over 25-years of experience in the videogames industry...

2008-12-21 01:04:05

Donald Trump, star of The Apprentice on U.S. television, is playing another part in Scotland this year as a villain in a Christmas pantomime. At the Aberdeen Arts Center this year, the pantomime is Robin Hood, with Trump (played by an actor) transformed into the Sheriff of Nottingham, who is plotting to convert Sherwood Forest into a golf course. Trump recently got approval for his plans for a luxury golf resort on the east coast of Scotland not far from Aberdeen. Trump is not the only...

2008-10-07 06:00:39

By JOHN ROSS NEW targets to increase renewable forms of energy were announced by the First Minister yesterday. Launching the Renewable Energy Framework and a GBP 2 million biomass support scheme during a visit to Inverness yesterday, Mr Salmond said the Scottish Government was making progress towards making the country the green energy capital of Europe. The EU has called for 20 per cent of energy to come from renewables by 2020. But Mr Salmond said Scotland was on its way to having...

2008-09-30 12:00:42

By DAVID ROSS HIGHLAND CORRESPONDENT ALEX Salmond yesterday declared that the Pentland Firth would be "the epicentre of Scotland's future in renewable energy" as it officially became one of the country's first marine power sites. The First Minister unveiled his vision to make Scotland's seabed available to allow the power of tides to be transformed into the electricity that would turn the area into the powerhouse of Europe. He made clear that environmental concerns would not stand in...

2008-07-30 06:00:49

By Jenny Haworth ALEX Salmond yesterday said the past ten days were the most exciting in the history of renewables in Scotland as he gave the go- ahead for a major wind farm to expand. Another nine turbines will be built alongside the 77 already given approval at the Crystal Rig wind farm near Dunbar in East Lothian. The First Minister announced the extension during a visit to Natural Power, the company behind the project. The extra 27MW capacity provided by the GBP 22 million...

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Jenny Haworth Environment correspondent ALEX Salmond declared Scotland on the brink of a renewables revolution yesterday as he gave the go-ahead for the largest wind farm in Europe. The First Minister told the World Renewable Energy Congress in Glasgow the green light had been given to a 152- turbine project in South Lanarkshire. The chairman of the congress then hailed Mr Salmond as the "saint of renewable energy", as delegates from more than 80 countries applauded their approval....


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