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Oasis mogul Alan McGee ‘talked out’ of buying Hearts

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A view of the Cairngorms on the tourist route.

Cairngorms Snow Roads scenic route plan on track

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The Nor' Loch in Edinburgh. Picture; TSPL

The origins of Scotland’s city nicknames explained

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Knockhall Castle

Medieval Scots castle on the market - for just £150,000

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25 developments which will change Edinburgh’s skyline

News

44 Scotland Street: An absurd situation

Books

Rent a pink Scottish castle for less than a London three-bed flat

News

Leith wave power plant reborn as Edinburgh exhibition space

Heritage
The Nor' Loch once filled the deep valley on the north side of Edinburgh's Old Town. Picture: National Galleries of Scotland

Five of Edinburgh’s lost lochs

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Brian Ferguson: State of theatres is Edinburgh’s modern disgrace

Cycling campaigners in the Highlands. Picture: Contributed

Campaign launched to make Inverness a cycle-friendly city

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A view of the Cairngorms on the tourist route.

Cairngorms Snow Roads scenic route plan on track

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Sandals Ochi beach resort, Jamaica

Take a break with Sandals Foundation and give something back

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Trigony House Hotel, Dumfries And Galloway

Do Not Disturb: Trigony House Hotel, Closeburn, Dumfries and Galloway

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A dog sled team in the Grande Odyss�e

Travel: On the trail of the dogs and mushers racing in the Grand Odyssée in the Alps

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The Museum of American History in Washington features the 200-year-old flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the US national anthem. Picture Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images

Travel: The state of the union in Baltimore and Washington DC

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Monarch of the Glen set to tour Scotland after being secured for the nation

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Revealed: Scotland’s favourite pictures

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Princess Diana's body armour goes on display at Edinburgh Castle

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Scotland steps up campaign to attract more cruise ships

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From 1-21 April, children aged between 0-17 will be given a ticket if they introduce their favourite cuddly toy to reception staff. Picture: RYB

Kids get in free with cuddly toys at Royal Yacht Britannia

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Filming for the new Avengers film is underway in Cockburn Street Edinburgh. Picture: W Marr/Deadline News

Avengers stars show off stunts on Cockburn Street

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Davie Bain, director of Calton Athletic, in Renton's bedroom. More than 300 items from T2 Trainspotting will go under the hammer to raise money for two charities, including Calton. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

T2 Trainspotting sets and props up for charity auction

Film
Charlie Hunnam as Percival Fawcett in The Lost City of Z

Film reviews: The Lost City of Z | Mad To Be Normal | All This Panic | Age of Shadows | Eyes of My Mother

Film

Syrian refugee donates paintings in aid of Edinburgh art school

Art

44 Scotland Street: Homo ludens

Books

Book review: The Kingdom by Emmanuel Carrère

News

Every major TV show of 2017 - and when they’re on

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Wetherspoons customers will soon be able to order drinks via their phone without going to the bar.

Drinkers at Wetherspoons can now order drinks by phone

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Picture: Netflix

10 essential ways to enhance your Netflix experience

TV & Radio
David Tennant plays the Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing in his latest movie Mad To Be Normal.

David Tennant closes Glasgow Film Festival with RD Laing biopic

Lifestyle
The Assault Bikes fan creates extra resistance. Picture: PA

5 growing exercise trends to look out for in 2017

News
Val McDermkd took part in a workshop with scientists & medical experts before writing the Radio 4 thriller "Resistance."

Real-life concerns of scientists inspire Val McDermid drama on deadly outbreak

Lifestyle
New study is said to be the first with conclusive evidence on the effects of vaping

Leader comment: Maximise the good vaping does

UK 3

Spa Spy: Dermapen, Collagen Induction and Scar Repair Therapy at Aesthetica, Edinburgh

Health

T in the Park chief says he wants to take the event back to Strathallan

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Lily Jencks on success of Maggie’s Centres 20 years on

Lifestyle
Children are not being allowed to play outside until age 10. Picture: Contributed

Children not allowed to "play out" until age ten

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Children are not being allowed to play outside until age 10. Picture: Contributed

Average age for allowing kids to play outside alone is 10

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More than two-thirds of parents worry about how they can save for costs which might occur. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

New baby costs a third of salary as parents pay £184 a week

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Nearly half of children believe they should be getting more pocket money. (PA Photo/thinkstockphotos)

Pocket money highest since 2007 - but children demand more

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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Mum’s the Word

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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Mum’s the Word

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Tackling poverty is just as important in helping children to grow. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Martin Crewe: Education alone will not close attainment gap

Opinion 1

Parenthood helps you live longer, according to new research

Family

Couple share joy over babies born to lesbian surrogates

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Number of births in Scotland falls to 10-year low

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Mum’s the Word

News
In his Budget last week, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the new dividend allowance is to be cut to �2,000, starting in April 2018. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Gareth Shaw: Dividend tax hacks to outwit Hammond

Opinion
Lesley Titcomb. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

The Big Interview: Lesley Titcomb, chief executive of The Pensions Regulator

Personal Finance
Parents are helping their children get on the property ladder. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

‘Bank of mum and dad’ pay out a third more to children

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Gareth Shaw: Follow the yellow brick road to pension freedom

Opinion

Car insurance set to soar after changes to compensation rules

Companies

Martin Lewis: It’s worth claiming what you’re entitled to

Personal Finance

Gareth Shaw: Always look on the bright side of life

Opinion 1
Knockhall Castle

Medieval Scots castle on the market - for just £150,000

News 2

Commercial property: public projects produce stunning results

Homes & Gardens
Lymphoy House is said to be haunted by the ghost of a 'gliding white lady'. Picture: Savills.

‘Haunted’ 16th century house in Currie on market for £1.25m

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