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Lifestyle

Pipers try out unique workout plan to help them stay strong

News
Performers appearing from around the world at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo have helped attract a record number of visitors. Picture: Getty

Value of Edinburgh’s festival soars to £313m in five years

Lifestyle 4
Mark Rylance is mostly terrific as the BFG and Ruby Barnhill is sweet as ten-year-old orphan Sophie, but Steven Spielbergs film never really takes flight the way it should. Picture: Storyteller Distribution

Film review: The BFG | Star Trek Beyond | Chevalier

Film
A straight line of cairns leads to the large summit cairn and weather station beyond. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Munros challenge - Cairn Gorm

Travel 1

Travel review: Throw caution to the wind on Fuerteventura

Travel

Book review: Philosophy In The Islamic World | The Seamstress And The Wind

Books

Exhibition explores abandoned crofts on Outer Hebrides

Art

EIF’s 70th anniversary plans to be rethought in wake of Brexit

Theatre 18
Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

News 16
Edinburgh Zoo. Picture; Neil Hanna

Edinburgh Zoo named in top ten places to find rare Pokemon

News 3
A gamer plays Pokemon Go on a smartphone. Picture: Getty Images

Scots osteopath treats middle-aged man for Pokemon Go-related injuries

News 1
People are finding Pokemon but losing their marbles. Picture: Getty Images

Gamer calls 999 to report someone who’d ‘stolen their Pokemon’

UK 1
Pok�mon Go fans enjoy the new craze at Tokyo Toys shop in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Gotta catch ’em all: Scots businesses lure Pokémon players

News 5
The game uses GPS data to help users locate Pokemon near them. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Pokemon Go launches in the UK as game sweeps Scotland

Tech 1
Effie Macdougall on the manual telephone exchange at Craighouse on the Isle of Jura, 1974

Telling the story of Scots-led innovations at the national museum

Art

Join the national museum’s high-tech revolution

Art

Toy that introduces kids to coding tipped as top Xmas present

Retail

Virgin Trains launch Netflix-style entertainment app

Transport 2
Poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, holds up the inspiration for her poem Meters. Picture: Contributed

Carol Ann Duffy unveils tribute to ‘whirring’ electricity meters

Books
Shappi Khorsandi PIC: Debra Hurford Brown for The Scotsman

Interview: Shappi Khorsandi

News
Darth Vader and Stormtroopers give fan Andrew Strachan the send off he wanted. Picture: SWNS

Darth Vader and Stormtroopers give Star Wars fan send off

News
Craig McInnes, Richard Gill and Keith Bowes from Johnstone Pipe Band work with personal trainer Lloyd Stevenson (centre). Picture: Sandy Young/PA Wire

Pipers try out unique workout plan to help them stay strong

News

Art review: Henry Taylor Wyse

Art

Book review: The Day Before Happiness, by Erri De Luca

Books

Under the Radar: Acrylic

Music
Scotland should be tremendously proud of what it has to offer in terms of tourism. Picture: TSPL

David Johnstone: Cultural feast just the starter for visitors

Opinion
The Scotland team at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Charlie Smith: Changing the game when it comes to tourism

Opinion 1
A straight line of cairns leads to the large summit cairn and weather station beyond. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Munros challenge - Cairn Gorm

Travel 1
The pool complex at Barcelo Jandia Mar. Picture: Colin Heggie

Travel review: Throw caution to the wind on Fuerteventura

Travel
The BFG, starring Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill

Skye and Orkney get set to benefit from The BFG boom

Film 1
Scenic summer panorama of the Market Square (Kauppatori) at the Old Town pier in Helsinki, Finland

Travel: Helsinki and Porvoo, Finland

News

Travel: Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow

Travel

Travel: Barcelona, the art lover’s paradise

Travel

Travel: Wine tasting in Paso Robles, California

News

Travel: 48 hours in Oban

News
Visits to A&E linked to energy drinks have doubled in four years

Energy drinks ‘should be banned for the under-16s’

UK 3
A study has found that physical activity has less impact on those who are naturally fit

Unfit benefit most from exercise, says Scots study

News 8
Andy Murray credits yoga with helping him recover from persistent back pain. Picture: Getty Images

Andy Murray reveals yoga helped him recover from back surgery

Tennis 3

The Buff Concept manicure you can file under success

Health

Aesthetica’s semi-permanent eyebrow treatment gives a look that lasts

Health

Scottish spa treatments: The Bridal Bliss Package, One Spa, Edinburgh

Health
Picture: TSPL

Court rules against Scottish Government’s named person policy

News 436
Josh with Maurice who inspired his project. Picture: Tartan Explorer

Josh Quigley: Help me feed a homeless person and give them hope

Charities
Picture: Janey Godley

Janey Godley on diffusing a bus station flashpoint with a simple hug

News 2
Many employers don't have the skills to tackle workplace stress. Picture: Laura Lean

Graham Boyack: Could your workplace pass the stress test?

Opinion

Alison Parkes: Not-so-secret lives of seven-year-olds

Opinion
Ready meals for the under-fives were the subject or a study. Picture: Fotografo

Home cooking for children ‘isn’t always better for them’

News
We want to protect our children, but it may not always be beneficial. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Jonathan Wood: The hidden cost of shielding our children from the world

Opinion 4

Janet Christie: Rules don’t make a blind bit of difference

Family

Janet Christie: A passport out of this mess would be handy

Family

Janet Christie: Low visibility from the moral high ground

Family

The rise of Jupiter Artland on Scotland’s art landscape

Art 6
Families about to go on holiday are about to waste �12m of food, a report says.  Picture: Contributed

Holidays see £12m food mountain binned in UK in a single week

Environment 2

Property fund lock-in a scary sign of the times

Companies

Jeff Salway: ‘Whatever it takes’ small comfort to savers

Opinion 1
Figures would suggest the property market is holding in the wake of the Brexit vote. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Rental briefing: too early to predict post-Brexit property performance

Homes & Gardens

Average Scots house price rose 4% in May, new figures show

News

Edinburgh Festivals: Where to look for last-minute accommodation

Homes & Gardens

Easy to see why the Dacia Duster is cleaning up

Motoring
The Discovery choice has now come down to two models, the Graphite at �47,505 and the Landmark, pictured, which costs �56,005

Review: last steel-bodied Land Rover Discovery is a superb all-rounder

Motoring
Colin McRae with his Subaru at Great Tew, Oxfordshire, in 1997. Picture: PA

Colin McRae’s Subaru rally car on the market

News
The S-Max MPV is bearable as a seven-seater, with a scramble-though to reach the rear pair of seats. The cheapest model is the Zetec 1.5 at �24,795, its petrol engine producing 158bhp

Review: in seven heaven with new-look Ford S-Max

Motoring

VW Golf R Estate - practically perfect performance

Motoring

Pull up a seat in the Nissan X-Trail

Motoring

Relaunch of crossover hatch feeds hunger for Honda

Motoring

Scots drivers prefer their first car to first love

Motoring