The largest city of Scotland, Glasgow came to affluence in the 18th-20th-centuries on the back of its trade and shipbuilding activity. A rich legacy from that period is the city's marvelous Victorian and art nouveau architecture. Glasgow's art scene is just as rich – the city hosts a number of prominent art institutions, such as the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland.
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UK government denies patronising Scottish voters with Lego figures
'The list of "12 things that the £1,400 UK dividend could buy", illustrated by a colourful assortment of Lego characters, appears to portray Scots as shoeless, sun-starved, football-obsessed fish supper addicts, with poor grooming habits and such limited imaginations that their favoured activity at the Edinburgh festival is eating hotdogs. They can likewise only conceive of getting on a bus if it returns them to Glasgow.' (Brooks and Mason, 5/6/14).
Graham McTavish, Actor: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Graham McTavish is a Scottish television, film, and voice actor. McTavish has also had many supporting roles in British dramas and films such as Casualty, Jekyll, The Bill, Taggart, and Sisterhood. He also played the ill-tempered Mercenary Commander Lewis in Rambo alongside Sylvester Stallone. Graham McTavish has provided the voices for some of the most notable characters in popular video games ...