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2014-05-22 23:07:16

Pride of Britain Hotels Awards Top Property to The Torridon, A Rebecca Recommends Endorsed Hotel Wester Ross, Scotland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Torridon

2011-02-09 05:36:00

EDINBURGH, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Win at http://www.greatscottishadventure.com VisitScotland, the national tourism agency, is offering Americans the chance of winning their very own Great Scottish Adventure.

2010-09-09 08:41:09

By studying similarities in the genes of Scots Pine trees, scientists have shown that the iconic pine forests of Highland Scotland still carry the traces of the ancestors that colonized Britain after the end of the last Ice Age, harboring genetic variation that could help regenerate future populations.

2008-09-19 03:00:23

By Tanner, Geoff Abstract: None of the major roles assigned to the Highland Boundary Fault, such as a transcurrent fault with an orogen- parallel, sinistral displacement of several hundred kilometres, or terrane boundary, are confirmed.

2008-09-05 12:00:24

By DAVID ROSS HIGHLAND CORRESPONDENT THE fourth Blas festival opens in Inverness tonight . . . and in Strontian, Raasay, Glenelg, Ullapool, Nairn, Lochinver and Wick as well.

2008-08-15 06:00:29

By MARTYN McLAUGHLIN SCOTLAND's newest airport was officially opened yesterday, more than a year behind schedule and nearly three times over budget.

2008-08-12 15:00:45

By GRAEME SMITH HOLLYWOOD actor Kevin McKidd yesterday called for tax breaks for film-makers to encourage more movies to be made in the Highlands and Islands.

2008-08-12 06:00:38

By JOHN ROSS THE Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd has called for tax breaks for film-makers to encourage more movies to be made in the Highlands and Islands.

2008-08-05 00:00:17

By B. Suresh Ram KUANTAN: Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said the time has come to place limits on Cameron Highlands' development and land openings for vegetable farming. The move was to ensure that its ecology, environment and habitat could be preserved for future generations, he added.

2008-07-24 15:00:39

By MARY ELLEN SCHOONMAKER The continuing saga of the Highlands entered a new chapter this month with the approval by the Highlands Council of the long- awaited regional master plan. It would be nice to say after four years and a long road of good intentions there is a document worth celebrating.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.