scotland News of 01/24/20
Here’S The First Look Inside Orbex’S Scotland Rocket Factory
European private launch startup Orbex is getting ready to start actually launching payloads aboard its own rockets, and it’s pulling back the curtains to give a look at the factory it’s using to build its launch vehicles. The UK-based ...
President Trump’S Two Scottish Golf Clubs Operating At Multi-Million Dollar Losses
(NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s two golf resorts in Scotland posted another year of multimillion-dollar losses as his properties contend with a struggling local economy and a backlash against his divisive rhetoric. Trump’s golf ...
Trump Organization Approved To Build 550 New Houses On Scottish Golf Course Estate
(LONDON) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s real estate company received approval Thursday in Scotland to build hundreds of homes on the property where it already has a golf course. The Aberdeenshire Council granted the Trump Organization ...
Officials Defend Military Unit’S Stay At Trump Scotland Hotel
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Military officials are disputing a report that claims a joint Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard unit on a routine mission to Kuwait went miles out of their way to spend the night at a resort in Scotland owned by ...
Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be A Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’S Just Lots Of Regular-Sized Eel In The Loch?
(NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, says the project found a surprisingly high ...
Scottish Spaceport Closer To Launch After Land Lease Signed
Plans to open a new spaceport in Sutherland in Scotland have moved closer to final approval: The real estate companies working on the deal have signed a 75-year lease for the land to be used for Space Hub Sutherland , which will look to launch small ...
Nissan’S Zero-Emission Ice Cream Van Uses Old EV Batteries To Keep Things Cool
File ice cream vans under ‘things I never thought posed a significant risk to the environment but might actually.’ Nissan has developed a new concept vehicle that addresses the problem of all the emissions generated by conventional ice ...
Scottish Leader Aims To Hold Independence Referendum By 2021 If Britain Leaves E.U.
(LONDON) — Scotland should hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Wednesday, even as she acknowledged that she lacks the power to make that happen on ...
WTF Is Baillie Gifford?
The SoftBank Vision Fund has been screaming from the venture headlines the last few months, driven by eye-popping rounds (and valuations!) into some of the most notable startups around the world. Yet, SoftBank isn’t the only player rapidly ...
Former Scottish Leader Charged With Attempted Rape And Sexual Assault
(LONDON) — Former Scottish leader Alex Salmond, one of the country’s best-known politicians, appeared in court on Thursday on charges including attempted rape and sexual assault. Salmond was arrested Wednesday, and faces 14 charges: nine ...