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Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on August 15, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with a programme that will have 300 performances from 223 pipe bands competing for the title.

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Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland

Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile on August 14, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The largest performing arts festival in the world, this year's festival hosts more than 3,000 shows in nearly 300 venues across the city.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe entertainers perform on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Fringe Festival acts play to the crowds during the first day of the festival on the Royal Mile.

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival acts play to the crowds during the first day of the festival on the Royal Mile on Friday

England's Jack Laugher (L) and Chris Mears compete in the men's Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1, 2014.

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England’s Jack Laugher and Chris Mears compete in the men’s Synchronised 3m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Seven

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Scotland’s Jayne Clason (red) and Scotland’s Shannon Hawke during the WFS 53 kg quarter-finals Wrestling at the SECC during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

England's Nile Wilson competes on the Vault during the Men's Artistic Gymnastic's Team Final and Individual Qualification at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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England’s Nile Wilson competes on the Vault during the Men’s Artistic Gymnastic’s Team Final and Individual Qualification at the SSE Hydro, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Canada's Damian Warner competes in the Men's Decathlon Long Jump at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 28, 2014.

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Canada’s Damian Warner competes in the Men’s Decathlon Long Jump at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Day 38 of the Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland ...Handout photo from Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay of Batonbearer 010 Nina Saunders carrying the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton on a zip wire from Finnieston Crane in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 21, 2014. The batonbearer's name has been provided in good faith, however it has not been independently verified. Photo credit should read: David Cheskin for Glasgow 2014/PA Wire

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Queen’s Baton Relay, The Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton is carried on a zip wire from Finnieston Crane in Glasgow Read more

Robert The Bruce's army from The Clanranald Trust during a rehearsal for the Battle of Bannockburn re-enactment performance which will be staged at the Bannockburn Live Event in Bannockburn, the 700th anniversary of the battle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 27, 2014.

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Robert The Bruce’s army from The Clanranald Trust during a rehearsal for the Battle of Bannockburn re-enactment performance which will be staged at the Bannockburn Live Event in Bannockburn, the 700th anniversary of the battle

Battle of Bannockburn's 700th anniversary celebrations...Commemorating the thousands of men that lost their lives at the Battle of Bannockburn , a lone piper, Craig Muirhead, Pipe Major of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, plays  a lament at the Robert the Bruce statue. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 24, 2014.  Members of the public and invited guests took part in a torchlight procession to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.  The rotunda and statue of the victorious Robert the Bruce were lit up as the group approached holding lanterns to guide them.  See PA story SCOTLAND Bannockburn. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

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Remembering the thousands of men who lost their lives at the Battle of Bannockburn, Craig Muirhead, Pipe Major of the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland, plays a lament at the Robert the Bruce statue. People took part in a torchlight procession to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. The rotunda and statue of the victorious Robert the Bruce were lit up as the group approached, holding lanterns to guide them. Read more