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Scotland Razes Tallest Structure

Inverkip chimney was 778 feet tall

(Newser) - Some nations spend decades building soaring structures that claim the title of tallest ... and then there's Scotland, which has just spent two years plotting how to correctly blow up its loftiest structure. A 778-foot chimney at Inverkip Power Station was Scotland's tallest freestanding structure up until yesterday, when... More »

Brit Cops Sic Dogs on Eco-Protesters

Officials call it a 'different style of policing'

(Newser) - Climate change activists were chewed up by police dogs as British cops sicced German shepherds on protesters scaling fences at a power station. ''Of course this is regrettable, but it's a combination of reckless behavior by some protesters and us having to respond with a different style of policing,"... More »

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