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News, Features and Events

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017
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Provisional figures for vital events registered in Scotland during the third quarter of 2017 were published today by National Records of Scotland...

Monday, 11 Dec 2017
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National Records of Scotland will be open as normal (9am – 4:30pm) up to and including Friday, 22 December.

Thursday, 7 Dec 2017
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show life expectancy can vary by seven years depending on the council area a...

Friday, 1 Dec 2017
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National Records of Scotland has produced a short Christmas quiz. Try it and find out how well you know Scotland.

Monday, 20 Nov 2017
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A new web archive from National Records of Scotland will preserve key official websites and make them available for future generations.