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Scotland: Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom
Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain, with a border with England to the southeast, and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast, the Irish Sea to the south, and more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.

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Nicola Sturgeon says the coronavirus response is a job for everyone [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon says the coronavirus response is a job for everyone

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stresses that the coronavirus lockdown response is a job for everyone, as the UK looks to nullify the spread of the virus. The number of people who have died in..

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Scotland's chief medical officer resigns for not adhering to social distancing advice [Video]

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns for not adhering to social distancing advice

Scotland’s chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood has resigned after being criticised for not adhering to social distancing advice by visiting her second home.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland’s chief medical officer wrong to visit second home [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland’s chief medical officer wrong to visit second home

Scotland’s chief medical officer was wrong to visit her family’s second home in Fife during the coronavirus pandemic, which went against her own advice that all Scots should stay at home, Nicola..

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Britain's Prince Charles opens new field hospital to fight virus [Video]

Britain's Prince Charles opens new field hospital to fight virus

Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday (April 3), erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with coronavirus. Edward Baran reports.

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Text service home deliveries begin in Scotland [Video]

Text service home deliveries begin in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says deliveries of food and other essential items through a text messaging service have begun today in Scotland. The service is available to vulnerable people who are..

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NHS Nightingale in London opens [Video]

NHS Nightingale in London opens

NHS Nightingale Hospital in London has officially opened. The Prince of Wales virtually unveiled the plaque via a video link from his home at Birkhall in Scotland. Report by Keaneyn. Like us on..

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Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale in London [Video]

Prince Charles opens NHS Nightingale in London

The Prince of Wales has officially opened the NHS Nightingale Hospital in London via a video link from his home at Birkhall in Scotland. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at..

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Coronavirus deaths in Scotland up 50 to 126 [Video]

Coronavirus deaths in Scotland up 50 to 126

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon updates the country on the number of coronavirus diagnoses and deaths that have been recorded over the past 24 hours. A total of 126 patients have now died in..

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Sturgeon presser [Video]

Sturgeon presser

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has explained how the quantification of coronavirus death rate in Scotland will now be carried out. In her daily briefing, she explained that death reporting would now..

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Drive-through testing centre in Fife [Video]

Drive-through testing centre in Fife

Drive through testing for coronavirus has been available at a clinic in Fife, Scotland since early March. The UK government has been criticised for their slow uptake of testing for the virus, with the..

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Sturgeon: Intensive care influx expected as coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 76 [Video]

Sturgeon: Intensive care influx expected as coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 76

The number of seriously ill coronavirus patients being admitted to intensive care will continue to rise for at least the next two to three weeks, Scotland’s First Minister warned, as she announced..

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Scotland to give £1.5m to help domestic abuse victims [Video]

Scotland to give £1.5m to help domestic abuse victims

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the Scottish Government will give £1.5 million to Scottish Women’s Aid and Rape Crisis Scotland to help women and children subjected to domestic..

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Prince Charles out of self-isolation after recovering from Covid-19 [Video]

Prince Charles out of self-isolation after recovering from Covid-19

The 71-year-old royal spent seven days self-isolating in Scotland last week.

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Glasgow’s SECC to be converted into hospital [Video]

Glasgow’s SECC to be converted into hospital

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the Scottish Exhibition Centre (SECC) in Glasgow will be converted into a temporary NHS hospital. The First Minister of Scotland said that the centre could have..

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Sturgeon: Several NHS screening programmes suspended to help coronavirus effort [Video]

Sturgeon: Several NHS screening programmes suspended to help coronavirus effort

Nicola Sturgeon announces that several NHS screening programmes will be suspended across Scotland. These include breast, cervical and bowel screening. She said the decision "was not taken lightly" and..

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Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction [Video]

Scottish Government will seek to pass new law preventing tenants from eviction

No-one will be evicted from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland’s First Minister vows as she announces plans for new emergency legislation.

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Cubicles in London’s ExCel centre show likely scale of coronavirus crisis [Video]

Cubicles in London’s ExCel centre show likely scale of coronavirus crisis

Rows upon rows of cubicles hastily erected in London’s ExCel centre show the expected scale of the explosion in numbers of coronavirus patients. The effort should see the temporary facility in the..

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Nicola Sturgeon wishes Boris Johnson a 'very speedy recovery' as he tests positive for Covid-19 [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon wishes Boris Johnson a 'very speedy recovery' as he tests positive for Covid-19

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sends her "very best wishes" to Boris Johnson after he tested positive for coronavirus. Ms Sturgeon hopes the prime minister has a speedy recovery and..

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Nicola Sturgeon announces further 8 deaths in Scotland [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon announces further 8 deaths in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a further 8 people in Scotland have died from the Covid-19 virus, bringing the total there up to 33. Report by Keaneyn. Like us on Facebook at..

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Prince Charles Positive For Coronavirus [Video]

Prince Charles Positive For Coronavirus

England's Prince Charles is 71-year-old and the current heir to the British throne. Today, news broke that the Prince has tested positive for coronavirus but is in good health. He is now self isolating..

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Nicola Sturgeon sends best wishes to Charles after he tests positive for Covid-19 [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon sends best wishes to Charles after he tests positive for Covid-19

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sends her best wishes to the Prince of Wales after Clarence House said Charles had tested positive for the coronavirus in Scotland.

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Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus. Edward Baran reports.

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Sturgeon says 22 people have died in Scotland from COVID-19 [Video]

Sturgeon says 22 people have died in Scotland from COVID-19

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says that 22 people have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Report by Keaneyn. Like us on Facebook at..

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