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A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain is an account of his travels by English author Daniel Defoe, first published in three volumes between 1724 and 1727.
The A74(M) and M74 form a major motorway in the United Kingdom, mainly in Scotland, with a short section in England.
The A82 is a major road in Scotland that runs from Glasgow to Inverness via Fort William.
Abellio ScotRail, (Rèile na h-Alba), operating services under the name ScotRail, is the national train operating company of Scotland.
Aberfoyle (Obar Phuill) is a village in the historic county and registration county of Perthshire and the council area of Stirling, Scotland.
The Acts of Union were two Acts of Parliament: the Union with Scotland Act 1706 passed by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act passed in 1707 by the Parliament of Scotland.
An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.
Aggreko plc is a supplier of temporary power generation equipment and of temperature control equipment.
Airdrie (An t-Àrd Ruigh) is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Alan McGee (born 29 September 1960) is a Scottish businessman and music industry executive.
Albion Automotive of Scotstoun, Glasgow is a former Scottish automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Alexander "Greek" Thomson (9 April 1817 – 22 March 1875) was an eminent Scottish architect and architectural theorist who was a pioneer in sustainable building.
Alexandra Park is a public park in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Alfred Fernandez Yarrow, 1st Baronet, of Homestead (13 January 1842 – 24 January 1932) was a British shipbuilder who started a shipbuilding dynasty, Yarrow Shipbuilders.
Alison Emily Thewliss (born 13 September 1982) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.
An all-seater stadium is a sports stadium in which every spectator has a seat.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Anderston (Anderstoun, Baile Aindrea) is an area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Angus Struan Carolus Robertson (born 28 September 1969) is a Scottish politician who was the Deputy Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and was the party's spokesperson on the Constitution in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
Anne McLaughlin (born 8 March 1966) is a Scottish politician, who was a Scottish National Party member of the Scottish Parliament from 2009 to 2011 and the UK Parliament from 2015 to 2017.
Anniesland (Fearann Anna) is a district in the West End of the Scottish city Glasgow.
The Antonine Wall, known to the Romans as Vallum Antonini, was a turf fortification on stone foundations, built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde.
The Archbishop of Glasgow is an archiepiscopal title that takes its name after the city of Glasgow in Scotland.
The Archdiocese of Glasgow was one of the thirteen (after 1633 fourteen) dioceses of the Scottish church.
Arden is the location of a medium-sized housing estate on the very edge of Glasgow, southwest of the city centre.
Argyle Street is a major thoroughfare in the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
Argyll and Bute (Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd) is both one of 32 unitary authority council areas and a lieutenancy area in Scotland.
Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.
Arlington Baths Club is a not-for-profit member-run swimming club in Glasgow, housed in a purpose-built Category A Listed Building opened on 1 August 1871.
Armadillos are New World placental mammals in the order Cingulata with a leathery armour shell.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
Ascential plc, formerly EMAP, is a British business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services.
Ashfield Football Club are a Scottish football club from Possilpark in the North of Glasgow.
Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An asylum seeker (also rarely called an asylee) is a person who flees his or her home country, 'spontaneously' enters another country and applies for asylum, i.e. the right to international protection, in this other country.
AXA is a French multinational insurance firm headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris that engages in global insurance, investment management, and other financial services.
Ayr (Inbhir Àir, "Mouth of the River Ayr") is a large town and former Royal Burgh on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland.
BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships is a wholly owned subsidiary company of BAE Systems plc, specialising in naval surface shipbuilding and combat systems integration.
Balmuildy is the site of a Roman fort on the Antonine Wall in Scotland.
Barclays Wealth and Investment Management is a wealth manager providing private banking, investment management, brokerage and fiduciary services to private clients and financial intermediaries all over the world.
Barrowland Ballroom (also known as Barrowlands) is a dance hall and music venue located in Glasgow, Scotland.
The "Battle of George Square", also known as "Bloody Friday" and "Black Friday", was one of the most intense riots in the history of Glasgow; it took place on Friday, 31 January 1919.
Battlefield is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Bauer Radio is a UK-based radio division of the Bauer Media Group.
BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic language digital television channel jointly owned by the BBC and MG Alba.
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal is a Scottish radio station, broadcasting in Scottish Gaelic.
BBC Scotland is a division of the BBC and the main public broadcaster in Scotland.
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) is a Scottish broadcasting symphony orchestra based in Glasgow.
Bearsden is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the northwestern fringe of Greater Glasgow.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Bellahouston (Baile Ùistein) is a district in the southwest of the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Bellahouston Park is a public park on the South Side of Glasgow, Scotland, between the areas of Craigton, Dumbreck, Ibrox and Mosspark covering an area of.
Belle and Sebastian are a Scottish band formed in Glasgow in January 1996.
Benburb Football Club is a Scottish football club, based in Govan, Glasgow.
A benediction (Latin: bene, well + dicere, to speak) is a short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually at the end of worship service.
Bethlehem (بيت لحم, "House of Meat"; בֵּית לֶחֶם,, "House of Bread";; Bethleem; initially named after Canaanite fertility god Lehem) is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, Palestine, about south of Jerusalem.
Biblical Unitarianism is a term describing the key doctrines of nontrinitarian Christians who affirm the Bible as their sole authority, and from it base their beliefs that God the Father is a singular being, the only one God, and that Jesus Christ is God’s son, but not divine.
William (Bill) Kidd (born 24 July 1956) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Glasgow Anniesland constituency since 2011, having previously represented the Glasgow region 2007−2011.
Sir William Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow.
Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.
Biotechnology is the broad area of science involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2).
Bishopbriggs is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
A blue chip is stock in a corporation with a national reputation for quality, reliability, and the ability to operate profitably in good times and bad.
Blythswood Hill is one of the drumlins, overlooking the River Clyde, and forming the city of Glasgow, Scotland, and was developed as one of its prestigious residential areas from 1800 onwards.
BNP Paribas is a French international banking group.
Bob Doris (born 11 May 1973, Vale of Leven, Dunbartonshire) is a Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, initially elected to the Scottish Parliament to represent Glasgow (Scottish Parliament electoral region) at the 2007 Scottish Parliament election.
Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties.
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.
Braehead (Braeheid, Gaelic: Ceann a' Bhruthaich) is a commercial development located at the former site of Braehead Power Station in Renfrew on the south bank of the River Clyde in Renfrewshire.
The Braehead Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Braehead Clan is a Scottish professional ice hockey team.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
Britannia has been used in several different senses.
British America refers to English Crown colony territories on the continent of North America and Bermuda, Central America, the Caribbean, and Guyana from 1607 to 1783.
The British Basketball League, often abbreviated to the BBL, is a men's professional basketball league in Great Britain, the highest level of play in the country.
British Polar Engines is a manufacturer of diesel engines based in Glasgow, Scotland.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.
The British West Indies, sometimes abbreviated to the BWI, is a collective term for the British territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands.
Broomhill is a district in the West End of the Scottish city of Glasgow.
The Bruce Report (or the Bruce Plan) is the name commonly given to the First Planning Report to the Highways and Planning Committee of the Corporation of the City of GlasgowRobert Bruce (1945), First Planning report to the Highways and Planning Committee of the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, Corporation of the City of Glasgow, Glasgow published in March 1945.
BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company with head offices in London, United Kingdom.
Buchanan bus station is the main bus terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.
Buchanan Street is one of the main shopping thoroughfares in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland.
The Budapest Metro (Budapesti metró) is the rapid transit system in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
A burgh was an autonomous municipal corporation in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots.
The Burrell Collection is an art collection in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Bus deregulation in Great Britain was the transfer of operation of bus services from public bodies to private companies as legislated by the Transport Act 1985.
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.
Byres Road is a street in Hillhead, Glasgow and is the central artery of the city's West End.
Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland, north of their province of Britannia, beyond the frontier of their empire.
A call centre or call center is a centralised office used for receiving or transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone.
Callander (Calasraid) is a small town in the council area of Stirling, Scotland, situated on the River Teith.
Calton (lit, Caltoun) is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
The Camanachd Association Challenge Cup known as the Camanachd Cup (or less commonly the Scottish Cup) is the premier competition in the sport of shinty.
Cambuslang (Cammuslang, from Camas Lang) is a suburban town on the south-eastern outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland.
Camera Obscura is a Scottish indie pop band from Glasgow.
The Campsie Fells (also known as the Campsies) are a range of hills in central Scotland, stretching east to west from Denny Muir to Dumgoyne, in Stirlingshire and overlooking Strathkelvin to the south.
The Cantonese people are Han Chinese people originating from or residing in the provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (together known as Liangguang), in southern mainland China.
Capital Scotland (formerly known as Beat 106, XFM Scotland, and later Galaxy Scotland) is a regional radio station owned by Communicorp UK and operated by Global Radio.
Carlisle (or from Cumbric: Caer Luel Cathair Luail) is the county town of Cumbria.
The town of Carluke (Cathair MoLuaig) lies in the heart of the Lanarkshire countryside in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, northwest of Lanark and southeast of Wishaw.
Carol Monaghan (born 2 August 1972) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow North West in the general election in May 2015.
Castlemilk (Caisteal Mheilc) is a district of Glasgow, Scotland.
In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp.
A cathedral is a Christian church which contains the seat of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, conference, or episcopate.
The Catholic Church in Scotland (An Eaglais Chaitligeach; Catholic Kirk), overseen by the Scottish Bishops' Conference, is part of the worldwide Catholic Church headed by the Pope.
The Celtic Connections festival started in 1994 in Glasgow, Scotland, and has since been held every January.
The Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.
Celtic FC women's team is a Scottish association football team, the women's team of Celtic Football Club.
Celtic Music Radio is a Community Radio station in Scotland, broadcasting to the Glasgow area on 95.0 FM, and also worldwide via the internet.
Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow, and is the home ground of Celtic Football Club.
The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
The Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is an arts centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is an independent centre-right think tank co-founded in 2004 by Iain Duncan Smith and Tim Montgomerie.
Cessnock is an area in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Charing Cross is a major road junction in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist.
Charles Tennant (3 May 1768 – 1 October 1838) was a Scottish chemist and industrialist.
The Cheapside Street whisky bond fire in Glasgow on 28 March 1960 was Britain's worst peacetime fire services disaster.
Chewin' the Fat was a Scottish comedy sketch show, starring Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill and Karen Dunbar.
Christopher Charles Stephens (born 20 March 1973) is a Scottish trade unionist and Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who is the current MP for the Glasgow South West constituency, elected at the 2015 general election.
The Christadelphians are a millenarian Christian group who hold a view of Biblical Unitarianism.
A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.
Chvrches (pronounced "churches"; stylised as CHVRCHΞS) are a Scottish synth-pop band from Glasgow, formed in September 2011.
Cineworld Group plc is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,538 screens across 793 sites in 10 countries: the US, the UK, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Slovakia.
Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is a cinema on Renfrew Street, Glasgow, located in the north east of the city centre, it is adjacent to the Buchanan Bus Station and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, as well as being close to Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan Galleries.
The Citizens Theatre is based in Glasgow, Scotland and is the principal producing theatre in the west of Scotland.
City A.M. is a free, business-focused newspaper distributed in and around London, England.
City Lights is a Scottish television sitcom made by BBC Scotland and set in Glasgow.
The City of Glasgow Bank is now largely known for its spectacular collapse in October 1878, ruining all but 254 of its 1,200 shareholders, whose liability was not limited.
City of Glasgow College is a further education college in Glasgow, Scotland.
The City of Glasgow Police or Glasgow City Police was the police of the City of Glasgow, Scotland.
Clarkston (Clairkstoun, Baile Chlarc) is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire, in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.
The Clean Air Act 1956 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed in response to London's Great Smog of 1952.
Clyde 1 is a British independent local radio station serving Glasgow and West Central Scotland.
Clyde 2 is a local radio station serving Glasgow and West Central Scotland.
The Clyde Arc (known locally as the Squinty Bridge), is a road bridge spanning the River Clyde in Glasgow, in west central Scotland, connecting Finnieston, near the Clyde Auditorium and SEC with Pacific Quay and Glasgow Science Centre in Govan.
Clyde Football Club are a Scottish professional football club based in Cumbernauld, who play in Scottish League Two.
Clyde FastLink is a proposed high frequency bus rapid transit system in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
The Clyde Tunnel is a crossing beneath the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Clyde Waterfront is a 20 km stretch of the River Clyde, Scotland, running east-west from Glasgow Green in the heart of Glasgow, to Dumbarton on the Firth of Clyde.
Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Clydesdale Bank plc is a commercial bank in Scotland.
Clydesdale Cricket Club is a sporting club situated at Titwood on the periphery of Pollokshields in the south of Glasgow.
Clydesdale F.C. were a nineteenth-century Glasgow-based football club, who were attached to Clydesdale Cricket Club during the 1870s.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Coatbridge (Cotbrig or Coatbrig, Drochaid a' Chòta) is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, about east of Glasgow city centre, set in the central Lowlands.
The Commonwealth Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, known for sponsorship reasons as the Emirates Arena, is an indoor arena and velodrome in Dalmarnock, Glasgow, Scotland.
The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers).
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
The Convention of Royal Burghs, more fully termed the Convention of the Royal Burghs of Scotland, was a representative assembly which protected the privileges and pursued the interests of Scotland’s principal trading towns, the royal burghs, from the middle of the 16th century to the second half of the 20th century.
Copycats is a children's game show which airs on the CBBC Channel and is presented by double act Sam & Mark (Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes).
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
County Donegal (Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster.
County Fermanagh is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland and one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Londonderry (Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.
Cowcaddens (Coocaddens, Coille Challtainn) is an area of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Cowlairs Football Club was a 19th-century football club from the Cowlairs area of Glasgow in Scotland.
Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor.
Craigholme School is an independent all-girls school situated in the Pollokshields area of the South Side of Glasgow, Scotland.
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project of UNESCO launched in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development.
Crianlarich (A' Chrìon Làraich) is a village in Stirling council area and in the registration county of Perthshire, Scotland, about six miles or 10 km north-east of the head of Loch Lomond.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crossrail Glasgow (formerly known as Glasgow Crossrail) is a proposed railway development in Central Scotland to connect the stations Glasgow Central and Queen Street.
Cumbernauld (Cummernaud; meeting of the streams) is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Cumbric was a variety of the Common Brittonic language spoken during the Early Middle Ages in the Hen Ogledd or "Old North" in what is now Northern England and southern Lowland Scotland.
Cumnock (Cumnag in Gaelic) is a town in East Ayrshire, Scotland.
Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles.
The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.
Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China.
Dalmarnock (Dail Mheàrnaig) is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Daniel Defoe (13 September 1660 - 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy.
David Bryce FRSE FRIBA RSA (3 April 1803 – 7 May 1876) was a Scottish architect.
David Dale (1739–1806) was a leading Scottish industrialist, merchant and philanthropist during the Scottish Enlightenment period at the end of the 18th century.
David Melvyn Linden (born May 1990) is a Scottish politician, and has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow East since the 2017 general election.
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party and the final Liberal to serve as Prime Minister.
Deacon Blue are a Scottish pop rock band formed in Glasgow during 1985.
Dear Green Place was a Scottish comedy programme set in a park in central Glasgow.
Del Amitri is a Scottish alternative rock band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1983.
Dennistoun is a district of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
Direct Line is a United Kingdom insurance company based in Bromley, London.
The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale; Pałaso Dogal) is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice in northern Italy.
Dowanhill is a district of Glasgow, Scotland, contiguous with Partick, occupying the area west of Hillhead, south of Kelvinside and east of Hyndland.
Drumchapel (Druim a' Chapaill), known to locals and residents as 'The Drum', is part of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, having been annexed from Dunbartonshire in 1938.
Dumbarton is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven flows into the Clyde estuary.
Dumbreck (An Dùn Breac) is an area in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Dundee Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in the Scottish city of Dundee.
East Dunbartonshire (Aest Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Ear) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.
East Kilbride (Cille Bhrìghde an Ear) is the largest town in South Lanarkshire in Scotland and the 6th largest settlement in Scotland.
East Renfrewshire (Aest Renfrewshire, Siorrachd Rinn Friù an Ear) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
Easterhouse is a suburb of Glasgow, located approximately east of the city centre.
Easterhouse Panthers are a Scottish rugby league team based in Easterhouse in the East End of Glasgow.
Ebola virus (EBOV, formerly designated Zaire ebolavirus) is one of five known viruses within the genus Ebolavirus.
The economy of Scotland had an estimated nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of up to £152 billion in 2015.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Airport, Port-adhair Dhùn Èideann) is an airport located in the Ingliston area of the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Edinburgh Capitals were a Scottish ice hockey club, playing in the UK-wide Elite Ice Hockey League.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Edwin George Morgan (27 April 1920 – 17 August 2010), The Independent.
Eggheads is a British quiz show that airs on weekdays.
The Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) is an ice hockey league in the United Kingdom.
An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appointment; either by their own means or by that of an ambulance.
Empire Exhibition, Scotland 1938 was an international exposition held at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, from May to December 1938.
Empty is a six-episode BBC Two sitcom first broadcast on 28 February 2008.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
The Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Department (ETLLD) was a former Scottish Executive department responsible for economic and industrial development, further and higher education, skills, lifelong learning, energy, transport and digital connectivity until 2007.
Erskine is a town in the council area of Renfrewshire, and historic county of the same name, situated in the West Central Lowlands of Scotland.
The Erskine Bridge is a multi span cable-stayed box girder bridge spanning the River Clyde in west central Scotland.
Esure Group plc (stylised as esure) is an Internet and telephone based insurance company based in Reigate, Surrey, England.
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) is a non-profit federation based in Brussels which has granted the awards of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport every year since 2001.
The European Championships is a new multi-sport event which brings together the existing European Championships of some of the continent's leading sports every four years.
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
The Evening Times is an evening tabloid newspaper published Monday to Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland.
Falkirk (The Fawkirk; An Eaglais Bhreac) is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, historically within the county of Stirlingshire.
Futebol Clube do Porto, MHIH, OM, commonly known as FC Porto or simply Porto, is a Portuguese sports club based in Porto.
Football Club Zenit (Футбо́льный клуб «Зени́т», Zenith), also known as Zenit Saint Petersburg or simply Zenit, is a Russian football club from the city of Saint Petersburg.
Fernhill School is an independent Catholic school in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Feyenoord Rotterdam is a Dutch professional football club based in Rotterdam, playing in the Eredivisie.
Fife Flyers Ice Hockey Club is the oldest professional ice hockey club in the UK, established in 1938.
Finnieston is an area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Firebrand Games is a video game development company with studios in Glasgow, Scotland, Florida, and Louisiana.
Firhill Stadium is a football and former rugby union, rugby league and greyhound racing stadium located in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, Scotland.
First Glasgow is the largest bus company serving the Greater Glasgow area in Scotland.
A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.
The Firth of Clyde is an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off the southwest coast of Scotland, named for the River Clyde which empties into it.
The Forth and Clyde Canal is a canal opened in 1790, crossing central Scotland; it provided a route for the seagoing vessels of the day between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde at the narrowest part of the Scottish Lowlands.
Foster + Partners is a British international studio for architecture and integrated design, with headquarters in London.
Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle (born 16 August 1972) is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour.
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.
Frosinone (Ciociaro: Frusenone) is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, the administrative seat of the province of Frosinone.
A furnace is a device used for high-temperature heating.
Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.
The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) is the main gallery of contemporary art in Glasgow, Scotland.
Garnethill is a predominantly residential area of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Gartnavel General Hospital is a teaching hospital in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.
Gartnavel Royal Hospital is a mental health facility based in the west end of Glasgow, Scotland.
A gas holder, or gasometer, is a large container in which natural gas or town gas is stored near atmospheric pressure at ambient temperatures.
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.
In the medical profession, a general practitioner (GP) is a medical doctor who treats acute and chronic illnesses and provides preventive care and health education to patients.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
Sir George Gilbert Scott (13 July 1811 – 27 March 1878), styled Sir Gilbert Scott, was a prolific English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses.
George Square is the principal civic square in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
George Thomson (25 March 1815 – 29 June 1866) was a Scottish marine engineer and shipbuilder, born at Partick, Glasgow.
The German Revolution or November Revolution (Novemberrevolution) was a civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War that resulted in the replacement of the German federal constitutional monarchy with a democratic parliamentary republic that later became known as the Weimar Republic.
Giffnock (Giffnock; Giofnag) is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.
Gillespie, Kidd & Coia were a Scottish architectural firm famous for their application of modernism in churches and universities, as well as at St Peter's Seminary in Cardross.
Traditional ginger beer is a naturally sweetened and carbonated, usually non-alcoholic beverage.
Glasgay! Festival is a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender arts festival in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Glasgow is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament.
Glasgow Airport, also unofficially Glasgow International Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport, is an international airport in Scotland, located west of Glasgow city centre.
The Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) is a proposed link between Glasgow City Centre and Glasgow Airport.
Glasgow Anniesland is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Glasgow 2018 was a bid by the city of Glasgow and the British Olympic Association to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden located in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Caledonian University (informally GCU or Caledonian) is a public university in Glasgow.
Glasgow Cathcart is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Glasgow Cathedral, also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern's or St Mungo's Cathedral, is today a gathering of the Church of Scotland in Glasgow.
The Cathouse is long-established alternative music nightclub on Union Street in Glasgow.
Glasgow Central is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Glasgow Central Mosque is located on the south bank of the River Clyde in the Gorbals district of central Glasgow.
Glasgow Central (Glaschu Mheadhain, Glesga Central) (also known simply as Central) is the major mainline rail terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow city centre is the central business district of Glasgow, Scotland.
The City Chambers or Municipal Buildings in Glasgow, Scotland, has functioned as the headquarters of Glasgow City Council since 1996, and of preceding forms of municipal government in the city since 1889, located on the eastern side of the city's George Square.
Glasgow City Council, the local government body of the city of Glasgow in Scotland, became one of the newly created single tier local authorities in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, with boundaries somewhat different from those of the City of Glasgow district of the Strathclyde region: parts of the Cambuslang and Halfway and Rutherglen and Fernhill areas were transferred from the city area to the new South Lanarkshire council area.
Glasgow City Football Club is a women's football team based in Glasgow that plays in SWPL 1, the top division of women's football in Scotland and also the higher of two levels of the Scottish Women's Premier League.
Glasgow's City Halls and Old Fruitmarket is a concert hall and former market located on Candleriggs, in the Merchant City, Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow City Heliport is a heliport located in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow City Region (previously Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Region,https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid.
Glasgow Citybus is a Scottish bus operator, operating 10 bus routes in Glasgow and Dunbartonshire under contract to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.
Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Glasgow Corporation Tramways were formerly one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe.
Glasgow Cross is a major junction in the city centre of Glasgow, which has, at its centre, five streets running from it: the High Street (A8) to the north, Gallowgate (A89) and London Road (A749) heading east, the Saltmarket to the south, and the Trongate running west to the Merchant City.
The Glasgow Cup is a knockout football tournament open to teams from Glasgow.
The Glasgow Dental Hospital and School is a dental teaching hospital, situated in the Garnethill area of the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow East is a constituency of the British House of Commons, located in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The 2008 Glasgow East by-election was a by-election for the UK Parliamentary constituency of Glasgow East which was held on 24 July 2008.
The Glasgow East End Regeneration Route (EERR) is a new road in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Fair is a holiday usually held during the second half of July in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Film Festival is an annual film festival based in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) is an independent cinema in the city centre of Glasgow.
Glasgow Gaelic School (Scottish Gaelic: Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu) is a school in Glasgow, Scotland which teaches through the medium of Scottish Gaelic.
The Glasgow Garden Festival was the third of the five National Garden Festivals, and the only one to take place in Scotland.
Glasgow Green is a park in the east end of Glasgow, Scotland on the north bank of the River Clyde.
Glasgow Harbour is an urban regeneration scheme at Partick in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Hawks are an amateur rugby union team in Glasgow, Scotland.
A Glasgow Hillhead by-election was held on 25 March 1982.
Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) is the largest social landlord in Scotland with 40,000 homes across Glasgow.
Glasgow Hutchesons Aloysians Rugby Football Club, often abbreviated to GHA and colloquially referred to as G-HA!!, is a rugby union club based in the Giffnock area of East Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Glasgow International (GI) is a biennial visual arts festival that takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow International Comedy Festival is a comedy festival in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow International Exhibition was the second of 4 international exhibitions held in Glasgow, Scotland during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Glasgow International Jazz Festival is a jazz festival in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Kelvin is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Glasgow Kelvin College is a further education college in Glasgow, Scotland, which was formed 1 November 2013 from the merger of John Wheatley College, Stow College and North Glasgow College.
Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
The Glasgow Museum of Transport in Glasgow, Scotland was established in 1964 and initially located at a former tram depot in Pollokshields.
The Glasgow Necropolis is a Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow North is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Glasgow North East is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Glasgow North West is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster).
The Glasgow patter, or Glaswegian, is a Scots dialect spoken in and around Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Pollok is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is an international airport serving the west of Scotland, situated northeast of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire and from the city centre of Glasgow.
Glasgow Provan is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Glasgow Queen Street (Sràid na Banrighinn) is a city centre railway terminal in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Rocks are a Scottish professional basketball team based in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is an arts venue, in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Royal Infirmary (GRI) is a large teaching hospital, operated by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, With a capacity of around 1000 beds, the hospital campus covers an area of around, situated on the north-eastern edge of the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow School was a circle of influential artists and designers that began to coalesce in Glasgow, Scotland in the 1870s, and flourished from the 1890s to around 1910.
The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is Scotland's only public self-governing art school offering university-level programmes and research in architecture, fine art and design.
Glasgow Science Centre is a visitor attraction located in the Clyde Waterfront Regeneration area on the south bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Seaplane Terminal is a seaplane airport terminal in Glasgow, Scotland.
Glasgow Shettleston is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Glasgow South is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster).
Glasgow South West is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Glasgow Southside is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
The Glasgow Stock Exchange is a prominent building and financial institution in the centre of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Glasgow Tigers are a motorcycle speedway team from Glasgow, Scotland.
There are four railway lines linking Glasgow with Edinburgh.
The University of Glasgow Library in Scotland is one of the oldest and largest university libraries in Europe.
The Glasgow Victoria Infirmary was a teaching hospital situated at Langside/Battlefield in the south-east of Glasgow from 1880 until 2015.
Glasgow Warriors are one of the two professional rugby union sides from Scotland.
Glasgow's miles better was a campaign to promote the city of Glasgow as a tourist destination and as a location for industry.
Glasvegas are a Scottish indie rock band from Glasgow.
GMG Radio, and for a short while Real and Smooth Limited, was a company which owned the Real Radio and Smooth Radio networks.
The Gorbals is an area in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, on the south bank of the River Clyde.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Govan (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghobhainn) is a district, parish, and former burgh now part of south-west City of Glasgow, Scotland.
Govanhill (Cnoc a' Ghobhainn) is an area of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The Great Depression in the United Kingdom, also known as the Great Slump, was a period of national economic downturn in the 1930s, which had its origins in the global Great Depression.
Greater Glasgow is an urban settlement in Scotland consisting of all localities which are physically attached to the city of Glasgow, forming with it a single contiguous urban area (or conurbation).
The name Greek Orthodox Church (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἑκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía), or Greek Orthodoxy, is a term referring to the body of several Churches within the larger communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, whose liturgy is or was traditionally conducted in Koine Greek, the original language of the Septuagint and New Testament, and whose history, traditions, and theology are rooted in the early Church Fathers and the culture of the Byzantine Empire.
Greenock (Grianaig) is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
Gun is a hard rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.
A gurdwara (ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ, or ਗੁਰਦਵਾਰਾ,; meaning "door to the guru") is a place of worship for Sikhs.
Haggs Castle is a 16th-century tower house, located in the neighbourhood of Pollokshields, in Glasgow, Scotland.
Hamilton Crescent is a cricket ground located in the Partick area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Hamilton is a town in South Lanarkshire, in the central Lowlands of Scotland.
Hamiltonhill is a working class district situated between Possilpark and Port Dundas in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Hampden Park (often referred to as Hampden) is a football stadium in the Mount Florida area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
A headbutt (French coup de tête) is a targeted strike with the head, typically (when intentional) involving the use of robust parts of the headbutter's cranium as the area of impact.
Heavy industry is industry that involves one or more characteristics such as large and heavy products; large and heavy equipment and facilities (such as heavy equipment, large machine tools, and huge buildings); or complex or numerous processes.
Helensburgh (lit) is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland.
The Hielanman's Umbrella (Highlandman's Umbrella) is a landmark in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
The High School of Glasgow is an independent, co-educational day school in Glasgow, Scotland.
High Street is the oldest, and one of the most historically significant, streets in Glasgow, Scotland.
High Times is a Scottish comedy drama on STV, based around the lives of two flatmates and their neighbours in a high-rise tower block in Glasgow, in the last weeks before its closure for renovation.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions.
The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are broadly the Scottish Highlands, plus Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
Hillhead (Hullheid, Ceann a' Chnuic) is an area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc., formerly Hilton Hotels Corporation, is an American multinational hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and resorts.
A Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of god.
Hipsway are a Scottish pop/new wave band.
Hokey pokey is a flavour of ice cream in New Zealand, consisting of plain vanilla ice cream with small, solid lumps of honeycomb toffee.
Holmwood House is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by the Scottish architect Alexander "Greek" Thomson.
The House for an Art Lover is a building constructed between 1989 and 1996 and based on a 1901 design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh with his wife, Margaret MacDonald.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A housing estate (or sometimes housing complex) is a group of homes and other buildings built together as a single development.
HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.
Humza Haroon Yousaf (born 7 April 1985) is a Scottish National Party politician who has been Cabinet Secretary for Justice since 26 June 2018 and the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Glasgow Pollok since 2016.
The University of Glasgow's Hunterian is the oldest museum in Scotland.
Hunterston Terminal, in North Ayrshire, Scotland, was a coal-handling port located at Fairlie on the Firth of Clyde, and operated by The Peel Group.
Hutchesons' Grammar School is a co-educational independent school in the southside of Glasgow, Scotland.
Hyndland is a residential area in the West End of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Ibrox Stadium is a football stadium on the south side of the River Clyde in the Ibrox district of Glasgow.
Ibrox (lit) is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Idlewild are a Scottish indie rock band that formed in Edinburgh in 1995.
The Independent Labour Party (ILP) was a British political party of the left, established in 1893, when the Liberals appeared reluctant to endorse working-class candidates, representing the interests of the majority.
An independent school is independent in its finances and governance; it is usually not dependent upon national or local government to finance its operations, nor reliant on taxpayer contributions, and is instead funded by a combination of tuition charges, donations, and in some cases the investment yield of an endowment.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
Industrial action (Europe, India, South Africa and Australia) or job action (Canada and US) refers collectively to any measure taken by trade unions or other organised labour, most times when they are forced out of work due to contract termination and no agreement being reached, meant to reduce productivity in a workplace.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
The International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry was the first of 4 international exhibitions held in Glasgow, Scotland during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The International Financial Services District (IFSD) is a ten-year public-private project in Glasgow, Scotland.
Inverclyde (Inbhir Chluaidh,, "mouth of the Clyde", Inerclyde) is one of 32 council areas used for local government in Scotland.
Inverness (from the Inbhir Nis, meaning "Mouth of the River Ness", Inerness) is a city in the Scottish Highlands.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
Irish-Scots are people in Scotland who are of immediate or traceably distinct Irish ancestry.
Italian Scots or Scots-Italians are people of Italian descent living in Scotland.
Ivan Paul McKee (born September 1963) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.
James Dornan (born 17 March 1953) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who is Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Glasgow Cathcart.
James Howden (29 February 1832 – 21 November 1913) was a Scottish engineer and inventor who is noted for his invention of the Howden forced draught system for steam boilers.
James Kay (22 October 1858 - 26 September 1942) was a Scottish artist notable for his paintings of the landscapes and shipping around the River Clyde.
James Templeton & Co was a Glasgow-based textile company that grew to become one of the leading carpet manufacturers in Britain during the 19th and 20th centuries.
The James Watt Street fire on Monday, 18 November 1968, was a fatal factory fire in Glasgow, Scotland.
James Allan McColl OBE (born 22 December 1951) is a Scottish businessman and entrepreneur.
John "Jock" Stein CBE (5 October 1922 – 10 September 1985) was a Scottish football player and manager.
John Atkinson Grimshaw (6 September 1836 – 13 October 1893) was an English Victorian-era artist best known for his nocturnal scenes of urban landscapes.
John Elder (8 March 1824 – 17 September 1869) was a Scottish marine engineer and shipbuilder.
John Glassford of Dougalston and Whitehill (1715 – 27 August 1783) was a Scottish Tobacco Lord, considered by his contemporaries to be the greatest of the era.
Sir John James Burnet, (31 March 1857 – 2 July 1938) was a Scottish Edwardian architect who was noted for a number of prominent buildings in Glasgow, Scotland and London, England.
John Knox (– 24 November 1572) was a Scottish minister, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the country's Reformation.
John Fingland Mason (born 15 May 1957) is a Scottish politician, and the Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Shettleston.
Sir John William Simpson KBE FRIBA (9 August 1858 – 30 March 1933) was an English architect and President of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1919 to 1921.
Jordanhill (Jordanhull, Cnoc Iòrdain) is an affluent area of the West End of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Jordanhill Campus is an historic estate within the boundaries of Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland, which developed as a country estate.
Jordanhill School educates children from age 4-19.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The Kelvin scale is an absolute thermodynamic temperature scale using as its null point absolute zero, the temperature at which all thermal motion ceases in the classical description of thermodynamics.
The Kelvin Hall in Argyle Street Glasgow, Scotland, is one of the largest exhibition centres in Britain and now a mixed-use arts and sports venue that opened as an exhibition venue in 1927.
The Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena was located within the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland.
Kelvinbridge (Kelvinbrig, Drochaid Chaol-Aibhne) is the common name of the Great Western Bridge, a cast iron road and pedestrian bridge built in the 19th century to carry the Great Western Road (A82 road) at a high level across the River Kelvin.
Kelvindale (Dail Chealbhainn) is a district in the west of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a museum and art gallery in Glasgow, Scotland.
Kelvingrove Park is a public park located on the River Kelvin in the West End of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, containing the famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
Kelvinside is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Kelvinside Academy is an independent school in Glasgow, Scotland, founded in 1878.
Kerry Town is a village in the Rural District in the Western Area of Sierra Leone.
Kevin Andrew Bridges (born 13 November 1986) is a Scottish comedian.
The Kilbirnie Street fire, on Friday 25 August 1972, was a warehouse fire in the Eglinton Toll area, on the Southside of Glasgow, Scotland, which killed 7 Glasgow Fire Service firemen in a flashover while they were trying to rescue a trapped colleague.
Kilmarnock (Cille Mheàrnaig, "Meàrnag's church") is a large burgh in East Ayrshire, Scotland with a population of 46,350, making it the 15th most populated place in Scotland and the second largest town in Ayrshire.
King George V Dock is a dock for ocean-going vessels operated by the Clyde Port Authority in the Govan area of Glasgow in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, also known as King Tut's, is a live music venue and bar on St.
The King's Theatre is located in Glasgow, Scotland.
Strathclyde (lit. "Strath of the River Clyde"), originally Ystrad Clud or Alclud (and Strath-Clota in Anglo-Saxon), was one of the early medieval kingdoms of the Britons in Hen Ogledd ("the Old North"), the Brythonic-speaking parts of what is now southern Scotland and northern England.
The Kingston Bridge is a balanced cantilever dual-span ten lane road bridge made of triple-cell segmented prestressed concrete box girders crossing the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Kinning Park is a southern suburb of Glasgow, Scotland.
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Laurence Stephen Lowry (1 November 1887 – 23 February 1976) was an English artist.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.
Lanark (Lannraig, Lanrik) is a small town in the central belt of Scotland.
Lanarkshire, also called the County of Lanark (Siorrachd Lannraig, Lanrikshire) is a historic county in the central Lowlands of Scotland.
Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS or LT Scotland) was a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, formed by the merger of the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum (SCCC) and the Scottish Council for Educational Technology (SCET).
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Lenzie is a small town by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway in the East Dunbartonshire council area of Scotland.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.
Limmy's Show! is a Scottish comedy sketch show broadcast on BBC Two Scotland, written and directed by Brian Limond.
Linn Park is a large park – in area – surrounded by the suburbs of Cathcart, Simshill and Netherlee on the southern fringes of Glasgow, Scotland, where the city borders East Renfrewshire.
Linn Products is an engineering company that manufactures hi-fi and audio equipment.
This is a list of arts and cultural festivals regularly taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The fifty-sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2015 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
The Right Honourable Lord Provost of Glasgow is the convener of the Glasgow City Council.
Public statues in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, have been used to display the wealth and history of the city over centuries.
This is a list of world's fairs, a comprehensive chronological list of world's fairs (with notable permanent buildings built).
Lithuanians (lietuviai, singular lietuvis/lietuvė) are a Baltic ethnic group, native to Lithuania, where they number around 2,561,300 people.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Livingston (Leivinstoun, Baile Dhùn Lèibhe) is the largest town in West Lothian, Scotland.
Liz Lochhead (born 26 December 1947) is a Scottish poet, playwright, translator and broadcaster.
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions were a British pop band that formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1982.
Lloyds Banking Group plc is a major British financial institution formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009.
Loch Lomond Seaplanes is an airline based in Scotland.
A bunk bed loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage).
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
The Right Honourable the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the head of Lyon Court, is the most junior of the Great Officers of State in Scotland and is the Scottish official with responsibility for regulating heraldry in that country, issuing new grants of arms, and serving as the judge of the Court of the Lord Lyon, the oldest heraldic court in the world that is still in daily operation.
A Lord Provost (Scottish Gaelic: Àrd-Phrobhaist) is convenor of the local authority, the civic head and the lord-lieutenant of one of the principal cities of Scotland.
Love & Money is an American sitcom that aired from October 8, 1999 to July 18, 2000 on CBS.
Lovesick (formerly known as Scrotal Recall) is a British sitcom created by Tom Edge which was first broadcast on Channel 4 in October 2014 and stars Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings and Joshua McGuire.
The lowest bridging point is the location on a river which is crossed by a bridge at its closest point to the sea.
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The M73 is a motorway in Glasgow and North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
The M77 motorway is a motorway in Scotland.
The M8 is the busiest motorway in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom.
The M80 is a motorway in Scotland's central belt, running between Glasgow and Stirling via Cumbernauld and Denny and linking the M8, M73 and M9 motorways.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.
Marseille (Provençal: Marselha), is the second-largest city of France and the largest city of the Provence historical region.
Maryhill (Maryhull, Cnoc Mhoire) is an area of the City of Glasgow in Scotland.
Maryhill Football Club are an association football team based in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Maryhill Park is an area of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
McGill's Bus Services is a bus operator based in West Central Scotland.
The McLellan Galleries are an exhibition space in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, situated behind a frontage of shops in Sauchiehall Street.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) (Ball Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPA) in Gaelic, Memmer o the Scots Pairliament (MSP) in Scots) is the title given to any one of the 129 individuals elected to serve in the Scottish Parliament.
A mercat cross is the Scots name for the market cross found frequently in Scottish cities, towns and villages where historically the right to hold a regular market or fair was granted by the monarch, a bishop or a baron.
Mercer is the world's largest human resources consulting firm.
The Merchant City is a district in the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Merchant City Festival is a major cultural festival taking place in Glasgow's Merchant City area.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middle Irish (sometimes called Middle Gaelic, An Mheán-Ghaeilge) is the Goidelic language which was spoken in Ireland, most of Scotland and the Isle of Man from circa 900-1200 AD; it is therefore a contemporary of late Old English and early Middle English.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Milngavie (Mulguye, Muileann-Gaidh) is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Milngavie water treatment works commonly known as The Waterworks is a Scottish Water-operated water treatment facility located in Milngavie, Scotland.
Milton is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow, situated north of the River Clyde.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.
The Mitchell Library is a large public library and centre of the City Council public library system of Glasgow, Scotland.
Mixed-member proportional (MMP) representation is a mixed electoral system in which voters get two votes: one to decide the representative for their single-seat constituency, and one for a political party.
The MOBO Awards stands for "Music of Black Origin" and was established in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell.
Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the styles and philosophy of the art produced during that era.
Since 1945, immigration to the United Kingdom under British nationality law has been significant, in particular from the Republic of Ireland and from the former British Empire especially India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Caribbean, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Hong Kong.
Mogwai are a Scottish post-rock band, formed in 1995 in Glasgow.
The Molendinar Burn is a burn in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Monkland Canal was a canal designed to bring coal from the mining areas of Monklands to Glasgow in Scotland.
Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in the Morgan Stanley Building, Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
Motherwell (Mitherwall, Tobar na Màthar) is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow.
Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit.
Motown is an American record company.
Mount Florida (Cnoc Florida) is an area in the southeastern corner of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Sir Muirhead Bone (23 March 1876 – 21 October 1953) was a Scottish etcher, drypoint and watercolour artist who became known for his depiction of industrial and architectural subjects and his work as a war artist in both the First and Second World Wars.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
Municipal socialism refers to various historical—and contemporary—movements to use local government to further socialist aims.
A mural crown (corona muralis) is a crown or headpiece representing city walls or towers.
Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.
Nation Radio Scotland (formerly XFM Scotland (2014), 96.3 Rock Radio Real XS, Q96 and 96.3QFM) is a forthcoming Scottish independent local radio station for Renfrewshire, Glasgow and West Central Scotland, owned by Nation Broadcasting.
The National Theatre of Scotland, established in 2006, is the national theatre company of Scotland.
The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, commonly known as the National Trust for Scotland (Urras Nàiseanta na h-Alba) is a Scottish conservation organisation.
Naval architecture, or naval engineering, along with automotive engineering and aerospace engineering, is an engineering discipline branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War.
Newlands is a suburban area of the South Side of Glasgow, Scotland.
News Corp UK & Ireland Limited (trading as News UK, formerly News International and NI Group), is a British newspaper publisher, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the American mass media conglomerate News Corp.
Newton Mearns (Baile Ùr na Maoirne) is an affluent suburban town and the largest settlement in East Renfrewshire, Scotland.
NHS 24 is Scotland's national telehealth and telecare organisation.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is a NHS board in West Central Scotland, created from the amalgamation of NHS Greater Glasgow and part of NHS Argyll and Clyde on 1 April 2006.
NHS Scotland, sometimes styled NHSScotland is the publicly funded healthcare system in Scotland.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon (born 19 July 1970) is a Scottish politician who is the current First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), in office since November 2014.
Nitshill (Cnoc nan Cnòthan) is a district on the south side of Glasgow.
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, (born 1 June 1935) is a British architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech architecture.
The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.
North Kelvinside (also referred to as North Kelvin or NK, Cealbhainn a Tuath) is a residential district of the Scottish city of Glasgow.
North Lanarkshire (North Lanrikshire, Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
Norwich Union was the name of insurance company Aviva's British arm before June 2009.
Nuffield Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare provider in the United Kingdom.
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a city on the river Pegnitz and on the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about north of Munich.
The O2 ABC is a nightclub and music venue on Sauchiehall Street, in the centre of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland.
The O2 Academy Glasgow (formerly the Carling Academy Glasgow) is a music venue on Eglinton Street in the Gorbals (Laurieston) area of Glasgow.
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Old Firm is the collective name for the Scottish football clubs Celtic and Rangers, who are both based in Glasgow.
An Olympic Village is an accommodation center built for the Olympic Games, usually within an Olympic Park or elsewhere in a host city.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
Optoelectronics is the study and application of electronic devices and systems that source, detect and control light, usually considered a sub-field of photonics.
Orange Juice was a Scottish post-punk band founded in the Glasgow suburb of Bearsden as the Nu-Sonics in 1976.
The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.
Oulu (Uleåborg) is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.
The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles (Na h-Eileanan Siar or Na h-Eileanan an Iar), Innse Gall ("islands of the strangers") or the Long Isle or the Long Island (An t-Eilean Fada), is an island chain off the west coast of mainland Scotland.
An overspill estate is a housing estate planned and built for the housing of excess population in urban areas, both from the natural increase of population and often in order to rehouse people from decaying inner city areas, usually as part of the process of slum clearance.
Pacific Quay is an area south of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.
Paisley (Pàislig, Paisley) is the largest town in the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland and serves as the administrative centre for the Renfrewshire council area.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Pan Am Flight 103 was a regularly scheduled Pan Am transatlantic flight from Frankfurt to Detroit via London and New York.
A paramedic is a healthcare professional who responds to medical emergencies outside of a hospital.
Park and ride (or incentive parking) facilities are parking lots with public transport connections that allow commuters and other people heading to city centres to leave their vehicles and transfer to a bus, rail system (rapid transit, light rail, or commuter rail), or carpool for the remainder of the journey.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Partick (Pairtick, Pàrtaig) is an area of Glasgow on the north bank of the River Clyde, just across from Govan.
Partick Thistle Football Club (nicknamed the Jags) are a professional football club from Glasgow, Scotland.
Patois (pl. same or) is speech or language that is considered nonstandard, although the term is not formally defined in linguistics.
Patrick John Grady (born 5 February 1980) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who is also a member of Plaid Cymru.
Paul John Sweeney (born 16 January 1989) is a Scottish Labour & Co-operative Party politician.
Pauline Cafferkey is a British nurse and aid worker who contracted Ebola virus disease in 2014 while working in Sierra Leone as part of the medical aid effort during the West African Ebola virus epidemic.
The Pavilion Theatre is a theatre in Glasgow located on Renfield Street.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA; stylized PeTA) is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president.
The People's Palace and Winter Gardens in Glasgow, Scotland is a museum and glasshouse situated in Glasgow Green, and was opened on 22 January 1898 by the Earl of Rosebery.
Petershill Football Club are a Scottish football club from Springburn in the north of Glasgow.
The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.
A pitch or a sports ground is an outdoor playing area for various sports.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
A poet laureate (plural: poets laureate) is a poet officially appointed by a government or conferring institution, typically expected to compose poems for special events and occasions.
The Poles (Polacy,; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland in Central Europe who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.
A police force is a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to protect people and property, and to prevent crime and civil disorder.
The Community Charge, commonly known as the poll tax, was a system of taxation introduced in replacement of domestic rates in Scotland from 1989, prior to its introduction in England and Wales from 1990.
Pollok (lit, Pitpow) is a large housing estate on the south-western side of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Pollok Country Park is a country park located in Pollok, south Glasgow, Scotland.
Pollok Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Newlands in the southside of the city of Glasgow.
Pollokshields (Buthan Phollaig, Scots: Pollokshields) is a district in the Southside of Glasgow, Scotland.
Polychrome is the "'practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors." The term is used to refer to certain styles of architecture, pottery or sculpture in multiple colors.
Port Dundas is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, located to the north of the city centre.
Port Glasgow (Port Ghlaschu) is the second largest town in the Inverclyde council area of Scotland.
Possilpark is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow, situated north of the River Clyde.
The post–World War I recession was an economic recession that hit much of the world in the aftermath of World War I. In many nations, especially in North America, this growth continued during World War I as nations mobilized their economies to fight the war in Europe.
Postal codes used in the United Kingdom are known as postcodes (originally postal codes).
Precision engineering is a subdiscipline of electrical engineering, software engineering, electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, and optical engineering concerned with designing machines, fixtures, and other structures that have exceptionally high tolerances, are repeatable, and are stable over time.
The Presbytery of Glasgow one of the 46 Presbyteries of the Church of Scotland.
Prestwick is a town in South Ayrshire on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland about south-west of Glasgow.
Primal Scream are a British rock band originally formed in 1982 in Glasgow by Bobby Gillespie (vocals) and Jim Beattie.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Princes Square is a shopping centre on Buchanan Street in central Glasgow, Scotland.
The PRO14 (known as the Guinness PRO14 for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union competition involving professional sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales.
The Progressive Party was a municipal political organisation that operated in several Scottish cities and towns in the 20th century.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Provan Gas Works is an industrial gas holding plant in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Provand's Lordship of Glasgow, Scotland, is a medieval-period historic house museum located at the top of Castle Street within sight of the Glasgow Cathedral and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and next to the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art.
PRS for Music Limited (formerly The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited) is the UK’s leading collection society, bringing together two collection societies: the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) and the Performing Right Society (PRS).
PS Waverley is the last seagoing passenger-carrying paddle steamer in the world.
Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.
The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) is a 1,677-bed acute hospital located in Govan in the south-west of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
The Queen Margaret Union (QMU) is one of two students' unions at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.
Queen's Cross Church is a former Church of Scotland parish church in Glasgow, Scotland.
Queen's Park Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Glasgow.
Queen's Park (Pàirc na Banrìghinn, Queen's Pairk) is a park situated on the south side of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Question Time is a BBC topical debate television programme in the United Kingdom, based on the radio programme Any Questions? The show typically features politicians from at least the three major political parties as well as other public figures who answer pre-selected questions put to them by members of an audience selected on the basis of its political views and demographic.
Rab C. Nesbitt is a Scottish comedy series which began in 1988.
Radisson Hotels is an international hotel company and a subsidiary of the Radisson Hotel Group.
Rangers Football Club are a football club in Glasgow, Scotland, who play in the Scottish Premiership, the first tier of the Scottish Professional Football League.
Rangers Women's Football Club is a women's football team that plays in the Scottish Women's Premier League, the top division of women's football in Scotland.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Reach plc (formerly known as Trinity Mirror between 1999 and 2018) is a British newspaper, magazine and digital publisher.
Real Radio was a network of five regional radio stations broadcasting to Northern England, Scotland, Wales and Yorkshire.
Red Clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of Glasgow in Scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the River Clyde such as Clydebank, Greenock, Dumbarton and Paisley.
Renfrew (Rinn Friù) is a town west of Glasgow, and the historical county town of Renfrewshire.
The Renfrew Ferry is a passenger ferry service linking the north and south banks of the River Clyde in Scotland.
Renfrewshire (Siorrachd Rinn Friù, Renfrewshire) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
The Representation of the People Act 1918 was an Act of Parliament passed to reform the electoral system in Great Britain and Ireland.
Resolution plc was a UK insurance company headquartered in the City of London.
Rhydderch Hael (Rhydderch the Generous, fl. 580 – c. 614) was a ruler of Alt Clut, a Brittonic kingdom in the Hen Ogledd or "Old North" of Britain.
The Riot Act 1714 (1 Geo.1 St.2 c.5) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that authorized local authorities to declare any group of twelve or more people to be unlawfully assembled, and thus have to disperse or face punitive action.
River City is a Scottish television soap opera that was first broadcast on BBC One Scotland on 24 September 2002.
The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh,, Watter o Clyde) is a river that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.
River engineering is the process of planned human intervention in the course, characteristics, or flow of a river with the intention of producing some defined benefit.
The River Kelvin is a tributary of the River Clyde in northern and northeastern Glasgow, Scotland.
The Riverside Museum is the current location of the Glasgow Museum of Transport, at Pointhouse Quay in the Glasgow Harbour regeneration district of Glasgow, Scotland.
Robert Eadie R.S.W. (1877–1954) was an elegant portraitist, book illustrator and painter of landscapes, beach and street scenes in oils and water-colours.
Robert Napier (21 June 1791 – 23 June 1876) was a Scottish marine engineer known for his contributions to Clyde Shipbuilding.
The Archdiocese of Glasgow (Archidioecesis Glasguensis) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Motherwell (Dioecesis Matrisfontis) is an ecclesiastical diocese of the Catholic Church in Scotland.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Rostov-on-Don (p) is a port city and the administrative center of Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia.
Rottenrow is a famous street in the city of Glasgow in Scotland.
Rouken Glen Park is a public park in Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, to the south-west of Glasgow, Scotland.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba, Ryal Bank o Scotland, Banc Brenhinol yr Alban), commonly abbreviated as RBS, is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with NatWest and Ulster Bank.
A royal burgh was a type of Scottish burgh which had been founded by, or subsequently granted, a royal charter.
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, (Scottish Gaelic: Conservatoire Rìoghail na h-Alba) formerly the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, is a conservatoire of dance, drama, music, production and film in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
The Royal National Mòd (Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail) is the most important of several major Mòds that are held annually, mostly in Scotland.
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) is a Scottish orchestra, administratively based in Glasgow at the RSNO Centre.
Ruchill is a district in the city of Glasgow.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
The Russian Revolution was a pair of revolutions in Russia in 1917 which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the rise of the Soviet Union.
Rustie (born Russell Whyte) is a Scottish musician from Glasgow.
Rutherglen (Ruglen) is a town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Rutherglen is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (Great Barn of Ostaig) is a public higher education college situated in the Sleat peninsula in the south of the Isle of Skye, with an associate campus at Bowmore on the island of Islay, Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle (the Islay Columba Centre).
Kentigern (Cyndeyrn Garthwys; Kentigernus), known as Mungo, was an apostle of the Scottish Kingdom of Strathclyde in the late 6th century, and the founder and patron saint of the city of Glasgow.
Sandra White (born 17 August 1951) is a Scottish politician, the Scottish National Party MSP for the Glasgow Kelvin constituency.
Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles or rock fragments.
Santander UK plc is a British bank, wholly owned by the Spanish Santander Group.
The Saracen Foundry was the better-known name for the Possilpark, Glasgow–based foundry company W MacFarlane & Co.
Sauchiehall Street is one of the main shopping and business streets in the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association.
Scotland Street School Museum is a museum of school education in Glasgow, Scotland, in the district of Tradeston.
Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).
Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.
Scotstoun Stadium is an athletics and rugby union stadium in Scotstoun, an area in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Scottish Amateur Football Association (SAFA) is the organising body for amateur football across Scotland.
The Scottish Ambulance Service (Seirbheis Charbadan-eiridinn na h-Alba) is the NHS Ambulance Services Trust, part of NHS Scotland, which serves all of Scotland's population.
Scottish Ballet is the national ballet company of Scotland and one of the four leading ballet companies of the United Kingdom, alongside the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Scottish Baronial architecture (often Scots Baronial and sometimes Baronial style) is a style of architecture with its origins in the sixteenth century.
The Scottish Claymores were an American football team based in Scotland.
The Scottish Conservatives (Pàrtaidh Tòraidheach na h-Alba), officially the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, is the part of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom that operates in Scotland.
Scottish English refers to the varieties of English spoken in Scotland.
The Scottish Enlightenment (Scots Enlichtenment, Soillseachadh na h-Alba) was the period in 18th and early 19th century Scotland characterised by an outpouring of intellectual and scientific accomplishments.
Scottish Enterprise is a sponsored non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government which encourages economic development, enterprise, innovation and investment in business.
The seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church (Eaglais Easbaigeach na h-Alba) make up the ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion in Scotland.
The Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art and Industry was held in Glasgow in 1911.
The Scottish Football Association (also known as the SFA and the Scottish FA; Scottish Gaelic: Comann Ball-coise na h-Alba; Scots Fitbaw Association), is the governing body of football in Scotland and has the ultimate responsibility for the control and development of football in Scotland.
The Scottish Football Museum is the country’s national museum of football, located in Hampden Park in Glasgow.
Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Limited (Scottish Friendly) is a British friendly society and financial services group, providing financial products and services.
Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.
The Scottish Government (Riaghaltas na h-Alba; Scots Govrenment) is the executive of the devolved Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Green Party (Pàrtaidh Uaine na h-Alba; Scots Green Pairty) is a green political party in Scotland.
The Highlands (the Hielands; A’ Ghàidhealtachd, "the place of the Gaels") are a historic region of Scotland.
A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 18 September 2014.
The Scottish Junior Football Association (SJFA) is an affiliated national association of the Scottish Football Association and is the governing body for the junior grade of football in Scotland.
The Scottish Labour Party (Pàrtaidh Làbarach na h-Alba, Scots Labour Pairty; branded Scottish Labour) is the devolved Scotland section of the United Kingdom Labour Party.
The Scottish League One, known for sponsorship reasons as the Ladbrokes League One, is the third tier of the Scottish Professional Football League, the league competition for men's professional football clubs in Scotland.
The Lowlands (the Lallans or the Lawlands; a' Ghalldachd, "the place of the foreigner") are a cultural and historic region of Scotland.
The Scottish National League was first played for in 1997 under the name The Scottish Conference before changing to its current name the following season and is the top tier domestic rugby league club competition in Scotland.
The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.
The Scottish Office was a department of the United Kingdom Government from 1885 until 1999, exercising a wide range of government functions in relation to Scotland under the control of the Secretary of State for Scotland.
Scottish Opera is the national opera company of Scotland, and one of the five national performing arts companies funded by the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.
The Scottish general election, 2016 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2016 section 4 to elect 129 members to the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Premiership, known for sponsorship reasons as the Ladbrokes Premiership, is the top division of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL), the league competition for men's professional football clubs in Scotland.
The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) is the national men's association football league in Scotland.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA; Gaelic: Ùghdarras Theisteanas na h-Alba) is the executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government responsible for accrediting educational awards.
Scottish Radio Holdings (SRH) was a Scottish media company which owned 22 radio stations, and around 30 local newspapers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.
The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU; Aonadh Rugbaidh na h-Alba) is the governing body of rugby union in Scotland.
The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP; Pàrtaidh Sòisealach na h-Alba; Scots Socialist Pairtie) is a left-wing political party campaigning for the establishment of an independent, socialist Scotland.
The Scottish Women's Premier League (SWPL) is the highest level of league competition in women's football in Scotland.
Scottish Youth Theatre is Scotland's national youth theatre company for ages 3–25.
The Sea of the Hebrides is a portion of the North Atlantic Ocean, located off the coast of western Scotland, separating the mainland and the northern Inner Hebrides islands (to the east) from the southern Outer Hebrides islands (to the west).
The SEC Armadillo (originally known as the Clyde Auditorium) is an auditorium located in Glasgow, Scotland.
The SEC Centre (originally known as the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre) is Scotland's largest exhibition centre, located in the district of Finnieston on the north bank of the River Clyde, Glasgow.
The second city of the United Kingdom is an unofficial claim made at various times by several cities since the establishment of the UK in 1707.
Sectarianism in Glasgow takes the form of religious and political sectarian rivalry between Roman Catholics and Protestants.
Selfridges, also known as Selfridges & Co., is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom, operated by Selfridges Retail Limited.
Shawlands (Fearann na Doire) is an area of Glasgow, Scotland located less than south of the River Clyde.
Shettleston Football Club are a Scottish football club based in Shettleston, in the East End of Glasgow.
Shinty (camanachd, iomain) is a team game played with sticks and a ball.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.
The counties or shires of Scotland (Siorrachdan na h-Alba) are geographic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages.
Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.
Sighthill is a housing estate in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.
Silicon Glen is a nickname for the high tech sector of Scotland, the name inspired by Silicon Valley in California.
Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band.
The single transferable vote (STV) is a voting system designed to achieve proportional representation through ranked voting in multi-seat organizations or constituencies (voting districts).
Sir William Arrol & Co. was a leading Scottish civil engineering and construction business founded by William Arrol and based in Glasgow.
Sir William Pearce, 1st Baronet (8 January 1833 – 18 December 1888) was a British shipbuilder, under whose management the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company in Govan on the River Clyde became the leading shipbuilding company in the world.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Slam is a producer/DJ duo from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart McMillan (born 1966, Glasgow) and Orde Meikle (born 1964, Oxford).
Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is an English-American musician and songwriter.
A slum is a highly populated urban residential area consisting mostly of closely packed, decrepit housing units in a situation of deteriorated or incomplete infrastructure, inhabited primarily by impoverished persons.
Smooth Scotland is a Scottish independent local radio station broadcasting to Glasgow and the surrounding area, owned and operated by Global Radio and broadcasting from studios in Glasgow city centre.
The name Social Democratic Party or Social Democrats has been used by a large number of political parties in various countries around the world.
Software development is the process of conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications, frameworks, or other software components.
Soma Quality Recordings (more commonly known as Soma Records) is a Scottish techno and house label co-founded in 1991 by the electronic music duo Slam.
South Lanarkshire (Sooth Lanrikshire, Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas) is one of 32 unitary authorities of Scotland.
The Southern General Hospital (SGH) was a large teaching hospital with an acute operational bed complement of approximately 900 beds.
Springburn (Allt an Fhuairainn) is an inner city district in the north of the Scottish city of Glasgow, made up of generally working and middle-class households.
The SSE Hydro is a multi-purpose indoor arena located within the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland.
St Aloysius' College is a selective fee-paying, independent, Jesuit school in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew or Glasgow Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland.
St Andrew's in the Square is an 18th-century category-A-listed former church in Glasgow, Scotland, considered one of the finest classical churches in Scotland, and now Glasgow's Centre for Scottish Culture, promoting Scottish music, song and dance.
St Andrew's-by-the-Green is an 18th-century category-A-listed former church in Glasgow, Scotland, and the first Episcopal church built in the city.
The Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin (commonly called St Mary's Cathedral) is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church.
The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art is a museum of religion in Glasgow, Scotland.
St Andrew's First Aid is a charity based in Scotland.
Stagecoach West Scotland is an operating region of Stagecoach UK Bus, comprising Western Buses Ltd based in Ayr, Scotland.
Sir Stanley Spencer CBE RA (30 June 1891 – 14 December 1959) was an English painter.
Stewart Malcolm McDonald (born 24 August 1986) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.
Still Game is a BAFTA award-winning Scottish sitcom, produced by The Comedy Unit with BBC Scotland.
Stirling (Stirlin; Sruighlea) is a city in central Scotland.
Stobhill Hospital is an Ambulatory Care and Diagnostic Hospital, located in the district of Springburn in the north of Glasgow, Scotland.
On 11 May 2004, the ICL Plastics factory (commonly referred to as Stockline Plastics factory), in the Woodside district of Glasgow in western Scotland, exploded.
Strathaven (Straiven, from Gaelic: Strath Aibhne, meaning "valley of the Avon") is a historic market town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland and is the largest settlement in Avondale.
Strathclyde (Srath Chluaidh in Gaelic, meaning "strath (valley) of the River Clyde") was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.
The Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is a passenger transport executive responsible for planning and coordinating regional transport, especially the public transport system, in the Strathclyde area of western Scotland.
The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a not for profit company in the United Kingdom that provides student loans.
STV is a television channel serving Scotland.
STV Glasgow was a local television station serving Glasgow and surrounding areas.
STV Group plc, previously known as Scottish Television plc and Scottish Media Group plc, is a Scottish media company.
Subcity Radio (formerly Sub City and SubCity) is a non-profit freeform radio station, arts collective and events promoter based at the University of Glasgow which is run by volunteers from the University and local community with the aim of providing an alternative to commercial and mainstream radio providers.
For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".
The Sunday Herald is a Scottish Sunday newspaper, launched on 7 February 1999.
The Sunday Mail is a Scottish tabloid newspaper published every Sunday.
Taggart is a Scottish detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who wrote many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network.
A teaching hospital is a hospital or medical center that provides medical education and training to future and current health professionals.
Teenage Fanclub are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in Bellshill in 1989.
A tenement is a multi-occupancy building of any sort.
The tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory.
Tesco Bank is a British retail bank which was formed in 1997, and which has been wholly owned by Tesco plc since 2008.
Teuchter is a Lowland Scots word originally used to describe a Scottish Highlander, in particular a Gaelic-speaking Highlander.
Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow.
Thales Optronics is a multinational optronics manufacturer and a division of Thales Group.
The Arches was a bar, arts venue, theatre, live music venue and nightclub in Glasgow, Scotland, which first opened in 1991.
The Barras is a major street and indoor weekend market in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Blue Nile were a musical group from Glasgow, Scotland.
Edrington, formerly known as The Edrington Group, is a privately owned international spirits company, based in Scotland.
The Fratellis are a Scottish rock band from Glasgow, formed in 2005.
The Garage is a music venue and nightclub located at 490 Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow which opened in 1994.
The Glasgow Academy is a coeducational independent day school for pupils aged 3–18 in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.
The Lighthouse in Glasgow is Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture.
The Peel Group (commonly known by its former name Peel Holdings) is one of the UK's foremost privately owned investment enterprises, embracing a broad range of sectors - land and property; transport and logistics; retail and leisure; energy and media.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Glasgow, located at 282 Hope Street in Cowcaddens.
Third Lanark Athletic Club were a professional Scottish football club based in Glasgow.
Thistle Football Club (also known as Glasgow Thistle and Bridgeton Thistle) was a 19th century football club based in Glasgow.
Thorntonhall (Thorntounhauch, Dail Bhaile Dhealgaiche) is an exclusive village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, lying six miles to the south of Glasgow.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
The Tobacco Lords (or "Virginia Dons") were Glasgow merchants who in the 18th century made enormous fortunes by trading in tobacco from Great Britain's American Colonies.
The Tollcross International Swimming Centre is a swimming pool and leisure centre in Glasgow.
Tollcross (Toll na Croise) is an area north of the River Clyde in Glasgow and has a popular park opened in 1897 which is famed for its international rose trials.
Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use, and typology.
Toryglen is a district in southern Glasgow, Scotland.
Townhead (Ceann a' Baile, Tounheid) is an area of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.
Tradeston is a small district in the Scottish city of Glasgow adjacent to the city centre on the south bank of the River Clyde.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
A Travel to Work Area or TTWA is a statistical tool used by UK Government agencies and local authorities, especially by the Department for Work and Pensions and Jobcentres, to indicate an area where the population would generally commute to a larger town, city or conurbation for the purposes of employment.
Travis are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 1990, composed of Fran Healy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Dougie Payne (bass guitar, backing vocals), Andy Dunlop (lead guitar, banjo, backing vocals) and Neil Primrose (drums, percussion).
Triangular trade or triangle trade is a historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions.
The Tron Theatre is located at the corner of Trongate and Chisholm Street, in the Merchant City area of Glasgow, Scotland.
Trongate is one of the oldest streets in the city of Glasgow, Scotland.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
Twin Atlantic are a Scottish alternative rock band from Glasgow, Scotland.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (abbreviated as CWC) was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions.
The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to gauge support for the country either remaining a member of, or leaving, the European Union (EU) under the provisions of the European Union Referendum Act 2015 and also the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
The 2015 United Kingdom general election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect 650 members to the House of Commons.
The 2017 United Kingdom general election took place on Thursday 8 June, having been announced just under two months earlier by Prime Minister Theresa May on 18 April 2017 after it was discussed at cabinet.
The 2017 United Kingdom local elections were held on Thursday 4 May 2017.
The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.
The University of Glasgow School of Medicine is the medical school of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and is one of the largest in Europe, offering a 5-year MBChB degree course.
The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, is a public university with four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Hamilton, Dumfries and Ayr, as well as a campus in London.
Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom, urban renewal or urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment in cities, often where there is urban decay.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election.
The City of Glasgow is divided into a number of wards.
Water polo is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams.
A water taxi or a water bus, also known as a sightseeing boat, is a watercraft used to provide public or private transport, usually, but not always, in an urban environment.
The Weir Group plc is an engineering company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland.
Welfare dependency is the state in which a person or household is reliant on government welfare benefits for their income for a prolonged period of time, and without which they would not be able to meet the expenses of daily living.
Wellpark Brewery is a brewery in Duke Street in the East End of Glasgow, Scotland.
West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost region of Africa.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
West Dunbartonshire (Wast Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland.
The West End Festival is an annual festival in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The West of Scotland Cricket Club is a cricket club based in Glasgow, Scotland.
West of Scotland Football Club is a rugby union club based in Milngavie, Scotland.
The Western Baths Club is a Victorian era private swimming and leisure club founded in 1876.
The Western Infirmary was a teaching hospital situated in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland 1874−2015.
Whyte & Mackay is a Scottish company producing alcoholic beverages.
William Beardmore and Company was a Scottish engineering and shipbuilding conglomerate based in Glasgow and the surrounding Clydeside area.
William Grant & Sons Ltd. is an independent, family-owned Scottish company which distills Scotch whisky and other selected categories of spirits.
William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824.
William Wilson (13 November 1844 in London, England – 1 June 1912 in Glasgow, Scotland) was a late 19th-century British journalist, swimming instructor and coach, and contributor to the scientific techniques behind competitive swimming.
The Willow Tearooms are tearooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland, designed by internationally renowned architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, which opened for business in October 1903.
The winter of 2010–2011 was a weather event that brought heavy snowfalls, record low temperatures, travel chaos and school disruption to the islands of Britain and Ireland.
Wishaw is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on the edge of the Clyde Valley, south-east of Glasgow city centre.
Woodlands is a residential area in the west-end of Glasgow, Scotland.
The World Bowl was an annual American football Championship game, to decide the winning team in each season of the World League of American Football/NFL Europe.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
The World Pipe Band Championships is a pipe band competition held in Scotland.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yoker (An Eochair) is a western district of Glasgow, in Scotland, UK, lying on the northern bank of the Clyde to the east of Clydebank.
Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid (زها حديد Zahā Ḥadīd; 31 October 1950 – 31 March 2016) was an Iraqi-British architect.
The 1902 Ibrox disaster was the collapse of a stand at Ibrox Park (now Ibrox Stadium) in Glasgow, Scotland which led to the deaths of 25 and injuries to more than 500 supporters during an international association football match between Scotland and England on 5 April 1902.
The 1966–67 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won by Celtic for the first time in the final against Internazionale, who eliminated defending champions Real Madrid in the quarter-finals.
The 1970 European Cup Final was a football match held at the San Siro, Milan, on 6 May 1970, that saw Feyenoord of the Netherlands defeat Celtic of Scotland 2-1 after extra time.
The 1971 Ibrox disaster was a crush among the crowd at an Old Firm football game, which led to 66 deaths and more than 200 injuries.
The 2003 UEFA Cup Final was played on 21 May 2003 between Celtic of Scotland and Porto of Portugal.
The 2007 Glasgow Airport attack was a terrorist ramming attack which occurred on 30 June 2007, at 15:11 BST, when a dark green Jeep Cherokee loaded with propane canisters was driven at the glass doors of the Glasgow Airport terminal and set ablaze.
The 2008 UEFA Cup Final was a football match that took place on 14 May 2008 at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England.
On 29 November 2013, a police helicopter crashed into the Clutha Vaults, a pub on the north bank of the River Clyde in central Glasgow.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games (Geamannan a' Cho-fhlaitheis 2014), officially known as the XX Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Glasgow 2014, (Glaschu 2014), was an international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Commonwealth Games as governed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).
On 22 December 2014 a bin lorry collided with pedestrians in the city centre of Glasgow, Scotland, killing six and injuring fifteen others.
The 2014 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland on 9 November 2014.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
The 2018 European Athletics Championships will be held in Berlin, Germany, from 7 to 12 August 2018.
The 2018 European Championships is an upcoming multi-sport event which is to take place in Berlin, Germany and Glasgow, Scotland with Edinburgh, Scotland hosting the diving events from 2 to 12 August 2018.
The 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (Juegos Olímpicos de la Juventud de 2018), officially known as the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, and commonly known as Buenos Aires 2018, is a forthcoming international sports, cultural, and educational event that will be hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 6 and 18 October 2018.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
This is a list of members (MSPs) returned to the fourth Scottish Parliament at the 2011 election.
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