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In Ancient Scottish Chapel, Evidence of a Witch Prison

Aberdeen church has an iron ring set in stone

(Newser) - The remains of some 2,000 people lie beneath Scotland's East Kirk of St. Nicholas church, but an iron ring set in the stone pillar of the chapel could link directly back to a spookier past: the documented trial and execution of 23 women and one man accused of... More »

Trump Fences Scot's House, Bills Him for It

'I'm not paying any attention to it,' says golf course neighbor

(Newser) - Donald Trump is used to picking fights with the media, would-be apprentices, and the president of the United States, but now he's throwing daggers at quite a different target: David Milne, a Scottish neighbor of Trump's planned "best golf course in the world," who refuses to... More »

Scottish Isle Longs for the Donald

Mom's hometown would happily host rejected $2.5B project

(Newser) - Donald Trump has a fan base in the residents of his Scottish mother's tiny birthplace, and they're waiting for his homecoming. The real estate baron has been trumpeting his roots and making trips to Scotland in hopes of building a $2.5 billion luxury golf course in Aberdeen. His plans... More »

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