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Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
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Provisional figures for vital events registered in Scotland during the first quarter of 2017 were published today by National Records of Scotland...

Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
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The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase to 2.45 million in 2016, according to figures published today by National Records...

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
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The estimated population of Scotland was 5,404,700 at 30 June 2016, which is the highest level recorded.

Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
Scribes and Royal Authority: Scotland's Charters 1100-1250

For the first time precious examples from two of Scotland’s most important collections of medieval charters are going on show in National Records...

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the number of households is projected to rise around Scotland’s...