Friday, 22 June 2018

Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Pakistan crush Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I

EDINBURGH: Pakistan has on Tuesday defeated Scotland by 48 runs in first T20I of the two-match series. Batting first, Pakistan set a mammoth target of 205 runs with skipper Sarfraz Ahmed scoring quick 89 on just 49 balls. Shoaib Malik also made useful contribution of 53 runs on just 27 ...

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UK’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wow Edinburgh

EDINBURGH: Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, who was dressed in a Scottish tartan coat, were welcomed enthusiastically in Edinburgh on Tuesday on an official joint visit to Scotland ahead of their marriage in May. Crowds who had waited hours in the cold outside Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the ...

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All lines in and out of London Euston reopen

LONDON: Railway services between Scotland and London Euston are returning to normal, after major disruption throughout the day. Services were cancelled this morning, because of damage to overhead wires near Euston. They included the West Coast Mainline between Euston and Glasgow and Edinburgh, which stops at stations in Cumbria and ...

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Virgin Money shares gain

EDINBURGH: Virgin Money has reaffirmed its full-year guidance as it continued to grow mortgage, credit card and deposit balances in the three months to 30 September. The Edinburgh headquartered bank notes gross mortgage lending stood at £6.5 billion at the end of Q3 and net lending stood at £3.2 billion. ...

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Scotland weather: Rush hour warning over Ophelia wind

MANCHESTER: High winds and rain are continuing to sweep across Scotland in the wake of Hurricane Ophelia, bringing warnings of possible rush hour disruption. Met Office yellow warnings remain in place for much of southern, central and eastern Scotland after wind speeds hit 75mph in some areas on Monday. Dozens ...

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Scots trains run slower on average than London based services

TRAINS connecting Scotland’s main cities are running at dramatically slower average speeds than those in the South East of England, new research has shown. Services from London travel on average between 65 to 93mph, but one Scottish route – between Edinburgh and Perth – trains managed to hit just 25mph ...

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Construction complete: Queensferry Crossing ready to go

EDINBURGH: The Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic this week, more than a decade after plans were first drawn up. Joining the Forth road and rail bridges connecting Edinburgh and Fife, the long-awaited opening comes among a host of events to mark the occasion, including a public walk across the ...

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Bank of Scotland unveils new £10 polymer note design

LONDON: Bank of Scotland has unveiled the design of its new £10 polymer note, which is due to enter circulation in the autumn. The front of the note will continue to feature Scottish novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott alongside The Mound in Edinburgh. The Glenfinnan Viaduct will remain on ...

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