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Do you get ticks in Scotland?

Yes, there are ticks in Scotland. Sheep and deer get them and I have seen them on cats and dogs too. They are a nuisance. If you are in sheep country or walking the moors, it' (MORE)

Why is Scotland yard not in Scotland?

The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is so called because they were originally located in a street called Scotland Yard in London. The street is still there, but the po (MORE)

Is there gold in Scotland?

There is indeed gold to be found in Scotland but in very small quantities. I understand that the Queen wears a ring made from Scottish gold - it came from Sutherland. People u (MORE)

What is Scotlands language?

Broad Scots is at one end of the scale with Scottish Standard English at the other. Scottish Gaelic is a Celtic language native to Scotland spoken by just over 1% of the popul (MORE)

Why is Scotland not in the Olympics?

Scotland is not an independent country. It is part of Great Britain. The International Olympic Committee in general recognises only independent countries. However, this is (MORE)

How is Scotlands economy?

Not too good.    It's getting better as of the last couple of months though. Apparantly the number of unemployed people is going down.    I recommend going on th (MORE)

Who is the leader of Scotland?

Alex Salmond, MSP, of the Scottish Nationalist Party, is First  Minister of Scotland, &, therefore, leader of the Scottish  Government dealing with all matters pertaining ex (MORE)

Why is Scotland not independent?

The Kingdoms of Scotland and England merged in 1603 when James VI of Scotland became James I of England. The Parliaments of the two countries merged with the 1707 Act of Union (MORE)