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Extended shelf-life: the rise of Edinburgh's indy bookshops

EXTENDED SHELF-LIFE: THE RISE OF EDINBURGH'S INDY BOOKSHOPS

The UK lost around 1,000 bookshops in 20 years as Amazon crushed the competition but the tide is turning, with Edinburgh alone about...

Early bird tickets for TRNSMT 2020 to go on sale this Friday

EARLY BIRD TICKETS FOR TRNSMT 2020 TO GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY

TICKETS for the TRNSMT 2020 are set to go on sale this Friday, organisers have announced.

 
 
 
Book review: Madeleine, by Euan Cameron

BOOK REVIEW: MADELEINE, BY EUAN CAMERON

A disclaimer is necessary. Long ago I decided that I would review a book written by a friend only if it was good and gave me pleasure....

Art reviews: Linda McCartney at Kelvingrove | Patrick Staff at DCA

ART REVIEWS: LINDA MCCARTNEY AT KELVINGROVE | PATRICK STAFF AT DCA

Before she was famous for being married to a Beatle, or for creating a brand of vegetarian sausages, Linda McCartney was a respected...

 
 
 
20 pictures you'll only understand if you grew up in Scotland

20 PICTURES YOU'LL ONLY UNDERSTAND IF YOU GREW UP IN SCOTLAND

If you grew up in Scotland, these pictures are guaranteed to take you back.

Scotland's space industry is exporting products and expertise around the globe

SCOTLAND'S SPACE INDUSTRY IS EXPORTING PRODUCTS AND EXPERTISE AROUND THE GLOBE

From monitoring crops in South America to helping to preventing deforestation in Asia, space technology is a major export success story...

 
 
 
FaceApp challenge: how the old age filter app works - and why it's suddenly massive again

FACEAPP CHALLENGE: HOW THE OLD AGE FILTER APP WORKS - AND WHY IT'S SUDDENLY MASSIVE AGAIN

An app that uses AI to show users what they might look like when they are old and grey has gone viral, with thousands of people uploading...

Scottish town named top cruise ship destination in Western Europe

SCOTTISH TOWN NAMED TOP CRUISE SHIP DESTINATION IN WESTERN EUROPE

It is the historic capital of Orkney, a safe haven for seafarers that once harboured Vikings but has since reinvented itself as a leading...

 
 
 
Most commonly played radio song of the 21st century revealed

MOST COMMONLY PLAYED RADIO SONG OF THE 21ST CENTURY REVEALED

The most-played song so far this century has been revealed, with Northern Irish band Snow Patrol taking the crown.

Beastie burden - those tiny ticks can carry a nasty disease

BEASTIE BURDEN - THOSE TINY TICKS CAN CARRY A NASTY DISEASE

Picture the scene: you've just been on a lovely walk one summer's evening in the local woods and a field with the family dog, you've...

 
 
 
Can you help theatre make the world a better place? - Linda Crooks

CAN YOU HELP THEATRE MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE? - LINDA CROOKS

Next month, Scotland will be at the epicentre of the global arts and culture movement as the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe...

Michael Collins centre stage for Apollo 11 moon rocket anniversary

MICHAEL COLLINS CENTRE STAGE FOR APOLLO 11 MOON ROCKET ANNIVERSARY

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago - and this time he had the spotlight...

 
 
 
Take a look inside this £1.5m Lanarkshire home with 70 acres, cottages and private lochan

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THIS £1.5M LANARKSHIRE HOME WITH 70 ACRES, COTTAGES AND PRIVATE LOCHAN

Netherfield House offers new owners the chance to live in a mansion home within spacious grounds, not far from Glasgow.

Six unusual AirBnB properties for a last minute staycation

SIX UNUSUAL AIRBNB PROPERTIES FOR A LAST MINUTE STAYCATION

From a spaceship to an air control tower.

 
 
 
Star cellist Philip Higham prepares to tour Scotland with the SCO

STAR CELLIST PHILIP HIGHAM PREPARES TO TOUR SCOTLAND WITH THE SCO

I think I always knew I was destined for music - it was easily the biggest thing in my life.” Cellist Philip Higham is pondering his...

James Bond returns to the Highlands as filming gets underway for new 007 movie

JAMES BOND RETURNS TO THE HIGHLANDS AS FILMING GETS UNDERWAY FOR NEW 007 MOVIE

Filming of the new James Bond movie is underway in the Highlands.

 
 
 
Album reviews: Scott Hutchison tribute Tiny Changes | National Jazz Trio of Scotland | New Order

ALBUM REVIEWS: SCOTT HUTCHISON TRIBUTE TINY CHANGES | NATIONAL JAZZ TRIO OF SCOTLAND | NEW ORDER

A tribute to Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison shows what a massive talent we've lost

These are the 20 most delayed airlines operating in the UK

THESE ARE THE 20 MOST DELAYED AIRLINES OPERATING IN THE UK

New research has revealed the airlines which have the longest average delay for departures from UK airports, with the average delay...

 
 
 
Film reviews: Only You | Midsommar | The Dead Don't Die | The Brink | Pavarotti | Stuber

FILM REVIEWS: ONLY YOU | MIDSOMMAR | THE DEAD DON'T DIE | THE BRINK | PAVAROTTI | STUBER

A couple's struggle to conceive forms the basis of a Scotland-set film which announces the arrival of a new voice among the growing...

These were the most popular baby names in Scotland in the 1980s - is your name on the list?

THESE WERE THE MOST POPULAR BABY NAMES IN SCOTLAND IN THE 1980S - IS YOUR NAME ON THE LIST?

Baby names have changed drastically throughout the years, with babies born in Scotland today often named after Outlander characters,...

 
 
 



Five things Steve Bruce must do after Newcastle United appointment

Five things Steve Bruce must do after Newcastle United appointment

Newcastle have appointed Steve Bruce as Rafael Benitez's replacement as their search for a new manager finally came to a close Read more ...

Love Island fans brutally slam 'fake and manipulative' Michael over Amber u-turn

Love Island fans brutally slam 'fake and manipulative' Michael over Amber u-turn

Love Island fans flocked to Twitter after a teaser from tonight's episode show aired and pleaded for Amber to 'pie him' Read more ...

Aston Villa 2019/20 fixtures: Team guide, kits, transfer news, TV info, stadium

Aston Villa 2019/20 fixtures: Team guide, kits, transfer news, TV info, stadium

Aston Villa are back in the top flight after a three-year absence. The Villains produced a scintillating run of form to reach last season's Championship play-off places, and... Read more ...

Joey Barton charged with ABH after ‘tunnel attack on Barnsley head coach...

Joey Barton charged with ABH after ‘tunnel attack on Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel'

JOEY Barton has been charged with actual bodily harm after Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel was left with facial injuries following a tunnel clash. The Fleetwood manager, 36, has... Read more ...

Simon Brown: Govia Thameslink fined £1m over death of passenger who 'put...

Simon Brown: Govia Thameslink fined £1m over death of passenger who 'put head out of window'

A rail firm has been fined £1m after a passenger died when he put his head out of a train window. Read more ...

Lukaku and De Gea left out of Man Utd squad against Leeds despite Solskjaer...

Lukaku and De Gea left out of Man Utd squad against Leeds despite Solskjaer claiming they would play

ROMELU LUKAKU and David De Gea are not in Manchester United's squad for the friendly against bitter rivals Leeds in Australia. This is despite boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinting... Read more ...

Manchester Arena Terrorist's Brother Being Extradited From Libya To UK

Manchester Arena Terrorist's Brother Being Extradited From Libya To UK

The brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi is being extradited to the UK from Libya over his potential role in the 2017 terror attack. A spokesman for Rada, the... Read more ...

Anton forced to leave Love Island villa after mystery illness and will not...

Anton forced to leave Love Island villa after mystery illness and will not be in tonight's episode

LOVE Island's Anton Danyluk was forced to leave the villa yesterday after falling unwell with a mystery illness. The Scottish hunk will be missing from tonight's episode after... Read more ...

Drug kingpin El Chapo setenced to life plus 30 years in prison

Drug kingpin El Chapo setenced to life plus 30 years in prison

El Chapo was sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison on Wednesday Notorious drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo' Guzmán was sentenced to life plus 30 years in prison. Guzmán, 62... Read more ...

West Ham sign striker Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for...

West Ham sign striker Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt for club-record £45m fee

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