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Pictish Burghead site reveals more than anticipated

A Pictish fort thought to have been largely destroyed by 19th century development has yielded surprising treasures including an 1100 year old Anglo Saxon coin and the remnants of a Pictish building.

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Motor racing students' Silverstone success

Engineering students from the University of Aberdeen have finished first in Scotland, third in the UK and fourth overall in a global motor racing competition.


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