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What´s Glasgow like?
Transcript of What´s Glasgow like?
Mª Carmen Gutiérrez and Glasgow is famous for its variety of pubs, bars and other places where you can enjoy the best locals. At night many local bars offer live entertainment such as folk music or jazz. The dining is large and funny, ranging from the simple grub to more exotic cooks. Meanwhile, clubs and nightclubs are as to the latter as anywhere in Europe. There are often rock and pop, and eat, the more modern dance music. You can enjoy and dance to traditional Scottish music. Approximately 1,960 patients are admitted to hospital each year for alcohol-related causes, with 420 deaths due to alcohol over the past five years. There were 800 new cancer cases and 1,400 heart disease patients admitted to hospital. In the last years 490 serious assaults were recorded, as well as more than 1,600 domestic abuse cases. The rate of low birth-weight babies is 62% above the Scottish average and teenage pregnancies are 42% above. Almost 16,000 people, out of a population of around 124,000, are estimated to be on prescription drugs for depression. With the arrival of 1980, the authorities undertake a campaign of reconstruction in order to bring urban tourism, at the same time is trying to renew the most important industries. The plan worked, and despite having a disaster in the Second World War, Glasgow has recovered its Economic business' glory. Things went wrong in Glasgow after the Second World War, when the city's population was almost decimated due to mass emigration, which brought ruin to most businesses and industries of Glasgow. High levels of unemployment and the fact that its factories were becoming obsolete were severe blows to the economy of the city. -Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an architect and designer. He was Scottish, who was critical in the Arts and Crafts movement and also was the leading exponent of Art Nouveau in Scotland. He was the father of Elizabeth Nicol Rennie. Although, the Arts and Crafts movement was a school of art that emerged in England in the nineteenth century, and which was developed in the United Kindom in February and March in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century and in the early 20 century. s v What´s Glasgow like?