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Glasgow: Largest city in Scotland
Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland and the fourth-most populous city in the United Kingdom, as well as being the 27th largest city by population in Europe. In 2020, it had an estimated population of 635,640. Straddling the border between historic Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire, the city now forms the Glasgow City Council area, one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and is governed by Glasgow City Council. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands.

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Why did climate activists in London and Glasgow glue themselves to famous works of art this week? [Video]

Why did climate activists in London and Glasgow glue themselves to famous works of art this week?

Climate activists in London and Glasgow have glued themselves to famous pieces of art to call for an end to new fossil fuel projects in the UK

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:42Published

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