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Six great Scottish islands you can only reach by sailboat

News
Burns night is a celebration of Scots poet Robert Burns

Burns Night 2017: What’s on around Scotland

Robert Burns
The Signal Box in the Cairngorms. Picture: Sykes

7 unusual and idyllic cottages in Scotland

News
A recreation of the royal stronghold of Rheged which has been discovered in Dumfries and Galloway. PIC GUARD Archaeology.

Lost dark age kingdom discovered in Galloway

News

What songs are on the new Trainspotting (T2) film soundtrack

News

The growing popularity of Nordic cross-country ski-ing

News

Isle of Arran: Exploring the delights of ‘Scotland in miniature’

News

Haunting Scottish documentary wins acclaim in Serbia

Environment
Google has warned users of unsolicited gmail messages.

Gmail hack: Tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Tech 2

‘Strong year’ predicted for gaming industry

Tech
There is a growing market among computing collectors for retro electronics.

Could your old tech be worth a fortune?

Tech
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Kodi box test case looming as trial date set for trader

UK 1

Six of the best new games developed by studios in Scotland

Tech 1

Pokemon Go players given own shopping lane at Glasgow shops

News 4

Scots wanted to help Google learn regional dialects

News 6
The long-awaited Trainspotting sequel is released on 27 January.

Things you didn't know about T2 Trainspotting (spoiler alert!)

Lifestyle
Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle star in T2 Trainspotting. Picture: Contributed

Film review: T2 Trainspotting

Film 4

Danny Boyle: Trainspotting sequel was case of ‘now or never’

News

Film reviews: Jackie | Lion | Cameraperson

Film

Book review: The Novel Of The Century by David Bellos

Books

From the archives: Stuart Kelly reviews Porno by Irvine Welsh

Books
Fewer visitors are coming to Scotland in the wake of the vote to leave the EU although numbers from North America are up. Picture: Getty Images

Number of European tourists to Scotland plummets after Brexit

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St. Kilda. Picture: Isla J. Robertson. National Trust for Scotland.

Six great Scottish islands you can only reach by sailboat

News
Edinburgh has hotesl to cater to every budget. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor / J P License

10 of the best Edinburgh hotels for any budget

Travel

Record year for Edinburgh Airport as millions pass through in 2016

News 16
The revamp for the Scottish National Gallery is due to be unveiled in the spring of 2019.

National Gallery revamp wins £2m boost from Scottish Government

Lifestyle 3
Sofitel Macau, in the heart of the Asian Vegast Photograph: Getty

Take a gamble on the other side of Macau

News

Do Not Disturb: Cave Castle Hotel and Country Club, Brough, East Yorkshire

News

Isle of Arran: Exploring the delights of ‘Scotland in miniature’

News

5 of the best Scottish castles for a romantic getaway

Travel
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

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

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

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

Scottish spa treatment: Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

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Scottish spa treatment: The Shore Clinic, Edinburgh

Health 1

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

Health

Scottish spa treatment: PURE Spa Booster Facial and Massage

Health
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Janet Christie:Testing times for middle child

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So what values do you live by?

News 1
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Mum’s the word: Pared down pear tree lights up the season of goodwill

News
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Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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Research shows that the typical engagement ring costs �573 - around a third of the �1,794 average monthly take home pay in the UK, and a big outlay at Christmas time. Picture: Getty.

Jane Bradley: Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Opinion 2
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Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word: Brief encounter with Christmas underwear

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Janet Christie: Which is best at Christmas: gifts, grub or games?

News

Janet Christie, Mum’s the Word

Family

Brain test can spot future criminals at three

News 4

Finding your Scottish ancestors online thanks to technology

Tech 1

Bookbug toys recalled amid safety fears

News
LendingCrowd chief Stuart Lunn said the ISA would be one of the first in the peer-to-peer sector. Picture: Contributed

LendingCrowd launches first tax-free savings account

Financial

Martin Lewis: How to find the cheapest mortgage deal

Opinion

Rising savings ratio looks a good bet

News
Cromlix House, acquired by Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray in 2014, could be set to expand. Picture: Contributed.

Andy Murray’s five star Cromlix Hotel set to expand

Companies 1
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

Scottish Property Awards: finalists announced

Lifestyle
The Volvo V90 estate

Review: sleek and stylish Volvo S90 saloon and V90 estate

Motoring
The Toyota C-HR  short for Coupe High-Rider   is on the Car of the Year shortlist.

Review: Toyota C-HR could be a game-changer

Motoring
The new Peugeot 3008 has appealing shapes and a strong face, but lacks 4x4 traction

Peugeot’s SUV shakes up the genre

Motoring
Its a shame to put a number plate on the striking new Honda NSX

Review: Tear up the tarmac in Honda’s NSX hybrid supercar

Motoring

Review: MINI Cooper is fun and sporty but hardly petite

Motoring

Review: Jeep retains true grit after 75 years

Motoring

Review: Toyota Hilux hasn’t lost its bounce

Motoring

Review: Infiniti ups its game with QX30

Motoring