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Was Irn-Bru actually invented in America?

News
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
Picture: North Ledaig Caravan Club Site, www.caravanclub.co.uk

Top ten Scottish beaches to wake up to in a campervan

Travel

Edinburgh International Film Festival: God’s Own Country

Film

Industrial decline of Glasgow and Clydeside captured in pictures

People & Places

Arran Coastal Way joins Scotland’s Great Trails network

News
Danielle Connolly, a textiles conservator at the National Museum of Scotland, with the 18th Century frock coat believed to have been worn by Bonnie Prince Charlie. PIC: NMS.

Was this tartan frock coat worn by Bonnie Prince Charlie?

News

Brian Ferguson: Leith Theatre is a gem of a venue

Brian Ferguson
Picture: North Ledaig Caravan Club Site, www.caravanclub.co.uk

Top ten Scottish beaches to wake up to in a campervan

Travel
Dunalastair Hotel, Kinloch Rannoch

Travel: Dunalastair Hotel Suites, Kinloch Rannoch

News
Brian Cox played Winston Churchill in the new big-screen biopic, which was shot in and around Edinburgh.

New Scottish film and TV fund delivers £17.5m boost for economy

Film

Book review: Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish: Essays, by Tom McCarthy

Books

William Dalrymple on the Koh-i-Noor diamond, colonialism and Brexit

Books

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

Books

Film reviews: The Book of Henry | Hampstead | Souvenir

Film

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

News
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

Tech 1
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

UK 2
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

Opinion 3
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

News 1
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

News

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

Lifestyle
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

Opinion
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

The politics of sibling rivalry

News
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

News 2
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

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
The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

News 30

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 9

When will the young earn more than experience?

News

Marc Lambert: Tune in to young children’s needs with a song

Opinion 1
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

Opinion

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

Opinion

Martin Lewis: Get creative and you will be coining it in

Opinion