Finance

Royal Highland Show

Submitted by edg on Fri, 9 Jan '15 7.55pm

Around 175,000 visitors attend the four-day annual trade show for those involved in the farming, food, and countryside sectors. Huge numbers of different classes of pigs, cows, horses, and other livestock are on parade as well as farm machinery and locally grown produce. There's also a broad range of events for the lay person, with culinary demos in the Food Hall being one of the big draws.

Scotland Votes No To Independence

Submitted by edg on Fri, 19 Sep '14 7.07am

Scotland has voted No to independence by a clear margin - 55% to 45% (2,001,926 No votes to 1,617,989 Yes votes).