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Tolls on the Skye bridge To Be Removed
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KYLE OF LOCHALSH, SCOTLAND.- The contraversial Skye Bridge spans the gap between the scottish island and the mainland, December 9, 2004 at the Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland. Ever since its construction the bridge has inspired controversy with vociferous arguments suggesting that a solid link would fundamentally alter island life.

THE Scottish Executive is preparing to announce that tolls on the Skye bridge will be removed by the end of the year, bringing to an end Scotland's first private finance initiative. Abolition of the "discredited" toll regime has been the declared intent of ministers since the last Holyrood election, and a negotiating team has been at work for months, but not everyone thought it could be done.





Today's News

December 11, 2004

The East Side Gallery (Berlin Wall) Under Restoration

Abstract Painter Cleve Gray, 86, Dies

Tolls on the Skye bridge To Be Removed

$3.5 Million Endowment Gift Announced

Aspen Art Museum Presents Dirk Skreber

Rhythms of Life: The Art of Jonathan Green

African Art, African Voices: Long Steps Never Broke

Detroit Institute Releases Dutch Painting Catalogue

Antiquities Sales at Sotheby's Totals $15 Million

Isola Art Center Presents Art for the Isola!

Arena 1 To Present Santa Monica Originals

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5.- Media error draws misleading reports on sale of 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent

6.- Four men deny giant gold coin heist from Berlin's Bode Museum

7.- Tanya Bonakdar Gallery presents an immersive installation by Charles Long

8.- Egypt says stolen pharaonic tablet repatriated from United Kingdom

9.- Israeli museum under fire over 'McJesus' exhibit

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