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Review: Volvo S60

REVIEW: VOLVO S60

Pollution from motor vehicles is caused by all who use them, whether a bus passenger, motorbike rider or the driver of a grossly toxic...

Boots customer ‘humiliated' after refusal to provide contraception

BOOTS CUSTOMER ‘HUMILIATED' AFTER REFUSAL TO PROVIDE CONTRACEPTION

A woman was subjected to a “humiliating” ordeal at a Boots store after the senior pharmacist refused to speak to her to discuss why...

 
 
 
Snap-happy tourists busy chasing online ‘likes' are missing out on real thing

SNAP-HAPPY TOURISTS BUSY CHASING ONLINE ‘LIKES' ARE MISSING OUT ON REAL THING

It has been credited with fuelling the boom in Scottish tourism in recent years.

This free financial service could be worth £1,800 to you - Hayley Matthews

THIS FREE FINANCIAL SERVICE COULD BE WORTH £1,800 TO YOU - HAYLEY MATTHEWS

The Money Talk Team , funded by the Scottish Government, has already helped thousands of families in Scotland, writes Hayley Matthews.

 
 
 
Lack of diversity and gender pay gap ‘holding back Scottish screen sectors'

LACK OF DIVERSITY AND GENDER PAY GAP ‘HOLDING BACK SCOTTISH SCREEN SECTORS'

A major new report into Scotland's film and TV sectors has raised concerns about the “widespread” use of unpaid internships, a lack...

Manda Scott announced as winner of McIlvanney Prize for crime fiction

MANDA SCOTT ANNOUNCED AS WINNER OF MCILVANNEY PRIZE FOR CRIME FICTION

Author Manda Scott has been announced as the winner of the 2019 McIlvanney Prize, at the opening of the Bloody Scotland international...

 
 
 
Bel Elton interview: the comedian returns to stand up after 15 years

BEL ELTON INTERVIEW: THE COMEDIAN RETURNS TO STAND UP AFTER 15 YEARS

Motormouth is back with a mouthful for the modern world

DOWNLOADS OF MISSING PERSON APP FOR THOSE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA HIT 10,000

A groundbreaking app which helps missing people in the UK who are suffering from dementia has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

 
 
 
Director Magnus Wake brings his Edinburgh-set paranormal feature film Dark Sense to screens, while reflecting on the city's need to attract films like Fast And Furious

DIRECTOR MAGNUS WAKE BRINGS HIS EDINBURGH-SET PARANORMAL FEATURE FILM DARK SENSE TO SCREENS, WHILE REFLECTING ON THE CITY'S NEED TO ATTRACT FILMS LIKE FAST AND FURIOUS

JUST as all eyes in the Capital are currently focused on the high-octane chases and death-defying stunts being filmed around the city...

In pictures: 12 of the best pubs in the Borders, according to the latest Good Beer Guide and Good Pub Guide

IN PICTURES: 12 OF THE BEST PUBS IN THE BORDERS, ACCORDING TO THE LATEST GOOD BEER GUIDE AND GOOD PUB GUIDE

Almost 20 pubs in the Borders have made it into the latest Campaign for Real Ale Good Beer Guide and 11 are listed in the rival Good...

 
 
 
Over 100 cases of salmonella poisoning from UK eggs recorded in last three years

OVER 100 CASES OF SALMONELLA POISONING FROM UK EGGS RECORDED IN LAST THREE YEARS

Dozens of people have been poisoned after eating British eggs contaminated with one of the most dangerous forms of salmonella, according...

In pictures: Scotland's top brewers and beers crowned at 4th annual Scottish Beer Awards

IN PICTURES: SCOTLAND'S TOP BREWERS AND BEERS CROWNED AT 4TH ANNUAL SCOTTISH BEER AWARDS

The 'Oscars' of the Scottish brewing industry have revealed Scotland's best brewing businesses and beers at an exciting ceremony in...

 
 
 
Linlithgow Jazz presenting the sophisticated sounds of Brazil

LINLITHGOW JAZZ PRESENTING THE SOPHISTICATED SOUNDS OF BRAZIL

Linlithgow Jazz presents the sounds of Brazil on Saturday, October 5, as it welcomes Glasgow-based band Nossa Bossa for the first time.

Stuart Gillies: Thriving fintech scene set to give business new moves

STUART GILLIES: THRIVING FINTECH SCENE SET TO GIVE BUSINESS NEW MOVES

Fintech, the use of technology in the delivery of financial services, is thriving. Companies and products such as Monzo and Apple Card...

 
 
 
Theatre review: The Exorcist, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

THEATRE REVIEW: THE EXORCIST, THEATRE ROYAL, GLASGOW

WHAT a load of enjoyable old nonsense is this Bill Kenwright stage version of The Exorcist, playing to packed houses at the Theatre...

Theatre review: The Eye of the Storm, King's Theatre, Edinburgh

THEATRE REVIEW: THE EYE OF THE STORM, KING'S THEATRE, EDINBURGH

IT'S thought that there are almost three-quarters of a millIon young carers in the UK today; and Emmie, the heroine of this award-winning...

 
 
 
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 2019: dates, tickets, banned items and celebrities playing

ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019: DATES, TICKETS, BANNED ITEMS AND CELEBRITIES PLAYING

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is one of the most exciting golf events in the world for golf lovers.

Donna Reynolds: Workplaces need a social media policy

DONNA REYNOLDS: WORKPLACES NEED A SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

I don't care much for social media. I don't agree with the school of thought that we must Instagram it or it didn't happen. Perhaps...

 
 
 
Nostalgia: 33 pictures of the Voice of Falkirk final in 2009

NOSTALGIA: 33 PICTURES OF THE VOICE OF FALKIRK FINAL IN 2009

Long before 'The Voice' appeared on television, there was the Voice of Falkirk competition, a chance for local people of all ages to...

'Oot yer tree': 30 uniquely Scottish words to describe being drunk - and their origin

'OOT YER TREE': 30 UNIQUELY SCOTTISH WORDS TO DESCRIBE BEING DRUNK - AND THEIR ORIGIN

If you live in Scotland - or have Scottish relatives - then you will probably have heard these words being used before.

 
 
 



What channel is England vs Tonga rugby on? TV and live stream information

What channel is England vs Tonga rugby on? TV and live stream information

England begin their Rugby World Cup campaign with a clash against a physical Tonga side on Sunday morning Read more ...

Romelu Lukaku hails Antonio Conte after scoring in Inter Milan's derby win 

Romelu Lukaku hails Antonio Conte after scoring in Inter Milan's derby win 

Romelu Lukaku hailed coach Antonio Conte after his second-half header ensured Inter Milan maintained their 100% start to the Serie A season with a 2-0 win over their city rivals. Read more ...

Who is Janette Manrara? Strictly Come Dancing 2019 professional dancer guide

Who is Janette Manrara? Strictly Come Dancing 2019 professional dancer guide

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 professionals : Janette Manrara Age: 35 From: Miami, Florida, United States Twitter: JManrara Instagram: jmanrara Strictly wins: 0. The closest... Read more ...

Who is Mike Bushell? Strictly Come Dancing 2019 contestant and BBC Breakfast...

Who is Mike Bushell? Strictly Come Dancing 2019 contestant and BBC Breakfast host

A man more familiar with the footie scores than the ones dished out by Craig Revel Horwood, Mike Bushell's Strictly Come Dancing 2019 casting has been confirmed. The BBC Sport... Read more ...

Slough stabbing: Boy, 15, knifed to death in skate park after fight

Slough stabbing: Boy, 15, knifed to death in skate park after fight

We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story Read more ...

Steve Bruce reacts to Newcastle United being jeered off in dire draw with...

Steve Bruce reacts to Newcastle United being jeered off in dire draw with Brighton

Alarm bells are ringing at St James' Park after a desperately poor performance - including having just 29 percent possession Read more ...

'We have a tough year ahead': Luis Suarez not optimistic after another...

'We have a tough year ahead': Luis Suarez not optimistic after another Barcelona defeat in La Liga 

Luis Suarez admits Barcelona have a 'tough year ahead of us' after a 2-0 defeat at Granada. Ramon Azeez and Alvaro Vadillo netted in either half as Granada moved top of La Liga. Read more ...

Essex triumph in dramatic T20 Blast final as Simon Harmer hits winning runs...

Essex triumph in dramatic T20 Blast final as Simon Harmer hits winning runs off the final ball 

GARY FITZGERALD AT EDGBASTON: Essex captain Simon Harmer was dreaming of the domestic 'double' after inspiring his county to dramatic first T20 Blast triumph. Read more ...

Tom Watson warns failed plot to oust him could damage Labour's election chances

Tom Watson warns failed plot to oust him could damage Labour's election chances

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says the war surrounding his post could backfire A civil raging at the top of the Labour Party could stop voters seeing them as a credible... Read more ...

Tom Watson plot to 'become PM sparked bid to oust him as deputy leader' 

Tom Watson plot to 'become PM sparked bid to oust him as deputy leader' 

Jeremy Corbyn was forced to call off an attempt to pass a motion at Labour's annual conference in Brighton which would have abolished Mr Watson's post. Read more ...