Posts Tagged ‘Scotland

13
Jun
17

Way To Go!

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Evening Times: Barack Obama’s Scottish Dinner Event Raised £670,000 For Charities

A charity dinner attended by former US president Barack Obama raised £670,000 for causes in Scotland. Organised by the Hunter Foundation, Mr Obama made his first trip to the country for a speech in front of about 1,200 people including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, author JK Rowling and musician Annie Lennox. All profits from the night, including an auction, are to go charities taking part in the Kiltwalk campaign.

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31
May
17

Golfing At St. Andrews

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President Barack Obama golfing at St Andrews Golf Club, near Dundee in Scotland

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Dan Roberts: Barack Obama Tees Off Scotland Visit With Round Of Golf

Barack Obama arrived in Scotland for his first ever visit and a round of golf at St Andrews before a charity dinner in Edinburgh that could hardly strike a more contrasting note with his successor. Obama was warmly received by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, during an earlier visit to Berlin on Thursday and then landed in Scotlandon Friday amid the sort of excitement normally reserved for current world leaders. Nonetheless, many camera phones were present to witness the famously golf-obsessed president complete his homage to St Andrews and tee off to a round of applause. After the third hole, Obama wandered over to the crowd who had been following him round the course. He shook hands with people and spoke with them before heading back to resume play.

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24
Jun
16

#Brexit: The Consequences Of Xenophobic Nationalism

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Nigel Farage is a scumbag

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12
May
15

A Tweet Or Two

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America. *Sigh*

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Some days, it’s too much. Parents, children, families are being killed everyday. Some days, it’s too much

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