Scotland, most northerly of the four parts of the United Kingdom, occupying about one-third of the island of Great Britain. The name Scotland derives from the Latin Scotia, land of the Scots, a Celtic people from Ireland who settled on the west coast of Great Britain about the 5th century CE. The name Caledonia has often been applied to Scotland, especially in poetry. It is derived from Caledonii, the Roman name of a tribe in the northern part of what is now Scotland.
Tag Archives: July 2022
Sunday Morning: Stories & News From Zürich, Milan, London And Salzburg
The weekend programme comes live from Monocle’s radio studio in Zürich, where Tyler Brûlé and a panel of special-guest thought leaders discuss key topics in front of a studio audience.
Front Page – The New York Times Sunday – July 31, 2022
How the Kremlin Is Forcing Ukrainians to Adopt Russian Life
In Russian-occupied regions in Ukraine, local leaders are forcing civilians to accept Russian rule. Next come sham elections that would formalize Vladimir V. Putin’s claim that they are Russian territories.
G.O.P. Feuding and Chaos Endanger the Party’s Chances in Michigan
A handwritten letter from Betsy DeVos, last seen trying to remove Donald Trump from office, elicited an 11th-hour endorsement. But is that enough to make peace among Michigan’s warring Republicans?
The New Yorker: Top Cartoon Of The Week
A cartoon by Colin Tom. #NewYorkerCartoons
Saturday Morning: News And Stories From London
Historian and author Alex von Tunzelmann reviews the day’s papers. Andrew Mueller brings us the stories we may not have heard about and our editor in chief Andrew Tuck sets the tone for the weekend.
Front Page View: WSJ Weekend – July 30, 2022
Auto Makers Say Car Buyers Will Keep Spending
A backlog of customer orders, dealerships’ low vehicle inventory and shoppers willing to pay higher sticker prices have all led to a string of profitable quarters for most global car companies—and are fueling optimism for profits in coming quarters.5 min read
Climate Package Would Give Green-Energy Investors a Lift
Clean-tech and renewable-power stocks got a boost with the proposed $369 billion Senate energy and climate-spending package—and investments in nascent tech are in line to benefit even more.4 min read
- Democrats’ Tax Plan Threatens Higher Bills for Manufacturers
- Kyrsten Sinema Is Critical Vote on Manchin-Schumer Climate and Tax Deal
Take a look at the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal https://on.wsj.com/3OMem3w
Morning News: U.S.-Russia Prisoner Swap, Military Drills In Taiwan, Kenya
The US weighs a prisoner swap with Russia. Plus: Taiwan’s armed forces step up military drills, we look ahead to Kenya’s general election and get the latest arts and culture news.
Front Page View: The New York Times – July 29, 2022
U.S. Economy Shows Another Decline, Fanning Recession Fears
Gross domestic product, in an initial reading, fell 0.2 percent in the second quarter. President Biden said any troubles would be transitory.
Cover Previews: Science Magazine – July 29, 2022
Surprise virus tied to pediatric hepatitis cases
Two viruses plus a child’s genetic background may explain a recent surge in the United Kingdom
NSF grant decisions reflect systemic racism, study argues
Success rates for white scientists far exceed the NSF average, whereas Black and Asian researchers do worse
Ancient Europeans farmed dairy—but couldn’t digest milk
Giant study of ancient pottery and DNA challenges common evolutionary explanation for lactase persistence
A small marine isopod plays a role in fertilizing red seaweed, according to a new report that presents evidence of animal-mediated “pollination” in the marine environment. Read that study and more this week in Science: https://fcld.ly/fhhe8ba
Previews: New Scientist Magazine – July 30, 2022
- FEATURES – Your essential guide to the many breathtaking wonders of the universe
- FEATURES – Daydreaming has a dark side – is your fantasising holding you back?
- NEWS – No link between depression and serotonin, finds major analysis
Grab a copy from newsstands now or get our app to download digital and audio editions. https://newscientist.com/issue/3397/