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Music review: The Stone Roses at Hampden Park

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Test your knowledge in our Harry Potter quiz.

Quiz: How well do you know Harry Potter?

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Harry Potter holiday itinerary unveiled ahead of 20th anniversary

Books

Was Irn-Bru actually invented in America?

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JK Rowling at a book signing session at the Assembly Halls in Edinburgh, 10 July 2000 PIC: David Moir

From the archives: The Scotsman reviews Harry Potter, 28 June 1997

Books

Brian Ferguson: Leith Theatre is a gem of a venue

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COSTA RICA
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Travel: Costa Rica

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Sealladh na Beinne, North Ballachulish, Lochaber

Travel: Sealladh na Beinne, North Ballachulish, Lochaber

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One of Isbanbuls ferries on the Bosphorus. Picture: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Travel: Sailing on a vintage ferry from Istanbul to the Princes’ Islands

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Inverleith House art gallery was closed suddenly at the Royal Botanic Garden just after its 30th anniversary.

Botanic Garden told to rethink after Inverleith House closure

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Fiona Hyslop. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Cultural sector told pay for artists needs to be overhauled

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Debbie Mackay and Dol Ian MacKinnon are two of the main stars of the BBC Alba series Bannan.

Gaelic TV drama Bannan wins new four-year deal

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South African playwright Lara Foot, who has three plays on stage in Edinburgh this August.

Fringe interview: playwright Lara Foot on South Africa’s fringe festivals

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Music review: The Stone Roses at Hampden Park

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Music: The East Neuk Festival explores its maritime links

Music

Album reviews: Lorde | Royal Blood | Ride

Music

Xbox One X: Microsoft unveils ‘worlds most powerful’ 4K games console

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Research on students playing video games suggests they may help with a range of skills useful in the workplace.

Video games may boost brain power and job prospects

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Insomnia X Resonate is billed as Scotland's biggest ever gaming event. Picture: Contributed

Scotland’s ‘biggest ever’ gaming festival heading to Glasgow

Tech
Games studio ImmersiveMinds spent more than 125 hours to make the scale map

St Kilda recreated in Minecraft to mark World Heritage Day

Tech 1
Learner drivers are to be tested on sat nav technology. Pic: JP

Sat navs to form part of new driving test

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Luke and Hazel Robertson plan to kayak a total of 700 miles, cycle 650 miles, then run 550 miles as cross the frozen Alaskan wilderness

Scots couple in ‘world-first’ bid to cross Alaska

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Exercise classes are just one way to improve the lives of elderly people   but councils could do much more by looking at the services they provide and making changes in many areas of care

Keith Robson: Don’t forget the old when you vote

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Martin Gillespie has been the lead piper with Skerryvore since helping to form the band in Tiree in 2005.

Scots piping star's secret five-year battle with medical condition

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The exercise obtained from getting on your bike has significant health benefits.

Kevan Christie: Cycling is healthy but it does carry other risks

Opinion 2

Olympic champion Callum Skinner in plea over stolen bikes

News

David Tennant closes Glasgow Film Festival with RD Laing biopic

Lifestyle

5 growing exercise trends to look out for in 2017

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

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When did the generation gap disappear?

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A survey found that just 33 per cent of people say they enjoy hosting guests. Picture: Sean Bell

Jane Bradley: Friends and family can be house guests from hell

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The politics of sibling rivalry

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Same-sex marriages will drive away some worshippers but should also bring back those who have felt discriminated against. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Dani Garavelli: Let no-one put asunder gay couples

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Smoking kills, especially midges

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A smack must be the ultimate deterrent, says John V Lloyd

John V Lloyd: Nothing wrong with a smack to keep kids safe

Opinion 5

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 9

When will the young earn more than experience?

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Bill Jamieson: Financial advice is not just for the “well off”

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Scam traders tend to be based outside the UK yet claim to have some kind of verifiable presence here which can be at prestigious City of London addresses. Tantalising investment opportunities that look too good to be true often are.       Picture: Getty Images)

Gareth Shaw: Finance fraudsters exploit gap in the rules

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Peter Hillier is portfolio director at Cazenove Capital.

Peter Hillier: Tweets rock the market

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Heading abroad this summer is likely to be expensive , as �1 is buying less than a euro at some of the worst bureaux de change. Picture: Getty

Martin Lewis: Don’t let high currency costs cap your holidays

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Gareth Shaw: Will Vanguard force fund managers to up their game?

Opinion