Outlander helps double value of Scotland's film & TV productions

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Ski racer Charlie Guest PIC: Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images

Five new skills to learn for the 2016/17 ski season

Aldourie Castle. Picture: Celtic Castles

Five fantastic castles you can spend Christmas in

Trainspotting poster. Renton. Picture, Film 4.

Trainspotting 2 posters released


World heritage sites to be transformed under new Scottish tourism campaign


Whisky firm reviving malts from Scotland’s lost distilleries

People & Places

Charlotte Square Georgian townhouses to undergo £2m revamp


North Coast 500 launches VIP membership drive

Boatman Sandy Linton pictured at Newhaven Harbour.

Early photographs of Edinburgh to be shown in new National Galleries show

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Kodi box test case looming as trial date set for trader

UK 1
Tony Gowland of Edinburgh-based Ant Workshop. Picture: Contributed

Six of the best new games developed by studios in Scotland

Tech 1
Pokemon Go players given special lane at Silverburn Shopping Centre. Picture: Ruslan Shamukov\TASS via Getty Images)

Pokemon Go players given own shopping lane at Glasgow shops

News 4
Google wants your Scottish accent. Picture: PA

Scots wanted to help Google learn regional dialects

News 6

Christian Bale’s Batman suit up for sale at rare memorabilia auction

Odd 1

Teens rescued from drowning after Pokemon Go search goes wrong

News 2

Edinburgh Zoo named in top ten places to find rare Pokemon

News 3
The Monarch of the Glen has been on display thanks to a deal with owner Diageo, but the drinks giant now wants to seel the painting. Picture: contributed

Galleries consider public appeal to secure The Monarch of the Glen

Art 4
RHCP - Getaway Tour
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow - UK
The Scotsman Newspaper

Gig review: Red Hot Chili Peppers/Babymetal

Musical twosome Stina Tweeddale (L) and Cat Myers  (R) in hat - aka Honeyblood.  Picture Robert Perry 20th Oct 2016

Gig review: Honeyblood


Gig review: The Chemical Brothers


Theatre reviews: Scrooge/The Princess and the Pie


Music review: Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Kristian Bezuidenhout


Jim Duffy: Cut down on beer or the kids’ new gear? It’s still a big decision

Opinion 2

Sir Mick Jagger becomes father for eighth time, aged 73

The National Galleries of Scotland has to raise 4 million by the middle of March to secure the future of The Monarch of the Glen.

National Galleries set to launch public appeal over The Monarch of the Glen

Politics 5
Sable Island horses. Picture: Michelle Valberg

Canada: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

The rooms are bright, pleasant and not entirely without feature. Picture: Contributed

Do Not Disturb: Novotel, Edinburgh Lauriston

Raasay Community Stores crowned best in Scotland for contribution to community. Picture: Contributed

Lifeline Raasay shop wins community award

The first year-long celebration of Scottish history and heritage was launched at Mary King's Close in Edinburgh.

World heritage sites to be transformed under new Scottish tourism campaign

Lifestyle 5
The penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo has been a popular fixture there since 1951.

Edinburgh Zoo penguin parade shelved over bird flu scare

Environment 3
Aldourie Castle. Picture: Celtic Castles

Five fantastic castles you can spend Christmas in

Travel 2

Two American dinosaurs go hunting for Nessie

News 1

North Coast 500 launches VIP membership drive


Treasures found in police chief's ancient tomb to be showcased in Edinburgh

Geoff Ellis says he is determined T in the Park will make a comeback.

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

Environment 22
Lily Jencks at the London Maggies Centre. Picture: Debra Hurford

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

Enjoying some festival down time at the Radisson Blu Hotel spa, Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

Scottish spa treatment: Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

Health 1

Scottish spa treatment: The Shore Clinic, Edinburgh

Health 1

Scottish spa treatment: Scents of Wonder, Union Yoga, Edinburgh


Scottish spa treatment: PURE Spa Booster Facial and Massage

Tim Ellis, chief executive of the National Records of Scotland, browses files at Register House in Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Finding your Scottish ancestors online thanks to technology

Tech 1
The Bookbug mascot with author and illustrator Catherine Rayner at Vogrie Country Park.

Bookbug toys recalled amid safety fears


Kylo, Leia and Finn among popular baby names in 2016



Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Last year 500 children aged under 16 were adopted, with 284 of these being 'stranger' adoptions. Picture: Contributed.

New measures announced to speed up adoption in Scotland

Claire Foy as the Queen in the Netflix drama The Crown.

Aidan Smith: Royal drama is an everyday tale of boozy, bickering, lustful telly addicts

Opinion 2
Broadcaster Nicky Campbell. Picture: Contributed

Nicky Campbell speaks on the reality of adoption


Dad hands out sweets on aeroplane so daughter can go trick-or-treating

Family 3

Design competition launched for new Scottish baby box

News 16

5 year-old calls Celtic to apologise for missing game

Odd 7

Jane Bradley: Don’t leave me hanging on the telephone

Opinion 4
In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond openly acknowledged the huge range of uncertainty surrounding the impact of Brexit on the economy. Picture: PA

Rising savings ratio looks a good bet

Popular income trusts have turned in a 'lacklustre' performance, says Bill Jamieson. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Bill Jamieson: End of an era for UK income funds

The FCA said its new rules will make it easier for savers to compare and switch accounts. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

New rules on interest rates aim to help savers


How to make your pension go further

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Dod in the Scottish Borders is a mini estate with a three bedroomed main house and two bedroomed cottage. Picture: Rettie

Property: Mini estate with old mill on the market in Borders

Homes & Gardens
Kelvin Hall in Glasgow is a finalist in Architectural Excellence (public buildings).

Scottish Property Awards: finalists announced

Kirkmichael House in South Ayrshire. Picture: Savills

The restored 17th century mansion with its own parkland, loch and river access

The elevated setting of Allathumpach offeres great views

The luxury Iron Age inspired Highland cottage up for sale

Homes & Gardens

Buying property cheaper than renting in two-thirds of UK cities

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The Jeep Cherokee 75 weighs more than two tons and though the nine automatic gears and 197bhp 2.2 litre four-cylinder diesel work well, youd be lucky to attain its official 49.6mpg combined economy figure.

Review: Jeep retains true grit after 75 years

The Toyota Hilux drives better with a heavy load, though the console and chassis have been refined.

Review: Toyota Hilux hasn’t lost its bounce

The Infiniti QX30 has kudos when you step in, while its body is all swoops and curves and the bonnet edge has an unusual chromed lip over the mesh grille.

Review: Infiniti ups its game with QX30

The SEAT Ateca comes with lots of useful features on the S grade and a purchase plan of �299 a month for the �17,990 entry model

Review: SEAT takes on the big boys with Ateca


Review: Toyota Yaris Hybrid need to have a quiet word


Jeremy Clarkson’s new Amazon show headed for Loch Ness

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Review: Suzuki’s SX4 S-Cross is a real contender


Review: Ford Mustang GT Convertible is a topless stunner