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Skara

(skä`rä'), city (1990 pop. 10,790), Skaraborg co., S Sweden. Situated in a farming region, it has industries that manufacture metal goods and footwear. Dating from at least the 9th cent., Skara is one of Sweden's oldest cities; the country's first bishopric was established there in the 11th cent. The city has also been an educational center since 1641, when Sweden's earliest institutions of higher learning were founded there. Skara has an imposing cathedral (12th cent.; restored 1894).
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Then there was wild swimming in the sea on a beautiful beach with golden sand on Shetland, and visiting the 5,000-year-old neolithic village at Skara Brae and the magical Ring Of Brodgar standing stones on Orkney.
Setting sail from London Tilbury on September 2, the ship will call at the Orkney Isles with an optional excursion to Skara Brae, the Isle of Skye, Isle of Mull with a visit to the traffic-free island of Iona, plus Belfast, Dublin, Cobh for an optional visit to Cork, Isles of Scilly, Guernsey and Honfleur in France.
Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) has announced the acquisition of Ecco Finishing, a privately held manufacturer of low and high pressure painting equipment and sealing applicators based in Skara, Sweden, the company said.
Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL) on Tuesday revealed the acquisition of Ecco Finishing, a private manufacturer of low and high pressure painting equipment and sealing applicators based in Skara, Sweden.
Carlisle Companies announced the acquisition of Ecco Finishing, a privately held manufacturer of low and high pressure painting equipment and sealing applicators based in Skara, Sweden.
Neolithic village Skara Brae on Orkney is one of the sites involved in the pilot project, launched in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).
After sailing past the Old Man Of Hoy, Susan visits Skara Brae, a 5,000-year-old settlement, then enjoys a Viking feast, before seeing the sobering sight of a flotilla of abandoned WWII ships.
This small grey stone is amongst the oldest objects in Scotland - older than Skara Brae, Stonehenge and the Pyramids.
Skara Brae is a Stone Age village found on which group of islands?
George Campbell, of Skara Walk, appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court last week in connection with two alleged incidents in Wishaw and Newmains over the space of three days.
Born in Skara, Sweden in 1996 with Ethiopian parents, Ymer is currently ranked world No.122 but is rising fast.