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Lifestyle

How Jimmy Boyle went from violent gangster to leading artist

Art
Scotland is filled with some excellent walking trails. Picture: Jon Savage

5 of the most famous Scottish walks

Lifestyle
Sauchiehall Street is hard for outsiders to pronounce. Picture: TSPL

The origins of Glasgow’s famous street names explained

News
Scotland has some fantastic beaches waiting to be discovered. Picture: Pixabay.com

10 of the best coastal camping sites in Scotland

Outdoors

Sinister BBC drama shines light on Edinburgh ‘alpha girls’

TV & Radio

5 recommended running routes in Glasgow

Outdoors

Best forest camping locations in Scotland

News
Cammo Estate. Picture: Jon Savage

5 of the best woodland walks in Edinburgh

Outdoors

Brian Ferguson: BBC investment spells exciting times for arts

Brian Ferguson
New images showing the impact of the Royal High School hotel development were released last week.

New campaign to thwart Royal High School hotel bid

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Xi'an in China is Edinburgh's largest sister city, with a population of over 8.7 million people. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

10 cities you didn’t know were twinned with Edinburgh

News
Business has never been tougher in the hospitality sector, says Stephen Jardine.

Stephen Jardine: Rethink over rates is a reprieve, not a rescue

Opinion 1
Fringe shows have been staged in St Andrew Square Garden for the last three years.

Last-ditch plea over Fringe shows banned from historic square

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The Hermitage of Braid is a popular dog-walking spot. Picture: Jon Savage/TSPL

5 of the best dog walking routes in Edinburgh

News 1
Loch Lomond is a favourite destination for camping.

Best forest camping locations in Scotland

News 1

Salmon Fest to celebrate 100 years of Inverness Angling Club

News

Antigua and Barbadua have plenty to celebrate on Independence day

News

Do Not Disturb: El Palauet Living, Barcelona

News

TripAdvisor users vote Luskentyre beach best in Scotland

News 3
Jimmy Boyle at the Dean Gallery in Edinburgh in 1999. Convicted of murder in 1967, the Glaswegian became a bestselling author and acclaimed sculptor after renouncing violence while serving time in Barlinnie prison. Picture: Graham Hamilton/TSPL

How Jimmy Boyle went from violent gangster to leading artist

Art
David Tennant plays the Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing in his latest movie Mad To Be Normal.

David Tennant closes Glasgow Film Festival with RD Laing biopic

Lifestyle
Busted

Music review: Busted

Music
David Tennant in 'Mad To Be Normal'

Film review: Mad to be Normal

Film

Theatre reviews: Guerilla | #negrophobia | The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother

Theatre

Theatre review: Death of a Salesman

UK

Music review: Song, By Toad’s Granfalloon

Music

Music review: The SCO and Richard Egarr

UK

10 essential ways to enhance your Netflix experience

TV & Radio
The 'Droughlander' is nearly over for fans of hit show Outlander. Picture: Starz

Every major TV show of 2017 - and when they’re on

Lifestyle 1
Facebook are upping their security measures. Picture: TSPL

Facebook introduces new login security measures to deter hackers

Gadgets & Gaming
David Tennant plays the Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing in his latest movie Mad To Be Normal.

David Tennant closes Glasgow Film Festival with RD Laing biopic

Lifestyle
The Assault Bikes fan creates extra resistance. Picture: PA

5 growing exercise trends to look out for in 2017

News
Val McDermkd took part in a workshop with scientists & medical experts before writing the Radio 4 thriller "Resistance."

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

Lifestyle
New study is said to be the first with conclusive evidence on the effects of vaping

Leader comment: Maximise the good vaping does

UK 3

Spa Spy: Dermapen, Collagen Induction and Scar Repair Therapy at Aesthetica, Edinburgh

Health

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

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

Lifestyle
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Mum’s the Word:

News
Two-thirds of grandparents across the UK provide some form of childcare. Picture: Zoran Zeremski

Grandparents ‘saving working families billions in childcare’

Politics
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Mum’s the Word

News
Valentine's Day has been associated with love and romance since Chaucer's 1382 writings in 'Parlement of Foules' to honour the first anniversary of the engagement of King Richard II of England to Anne of Bohemia.  Picture:  Sergio Dionisio/Getty Images

Lori Anderson: Why romance needs a Pepe talk

Opinion 1
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Loki: Porn is more accessible but can distort way we think about sex

Opinion 6
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News

Scots dating app Soda aims to be a social success story

Tech 1

Kat Jones: Running up that hill looks a forlorn hope with kids

Opinion

Kirsty Gunn: what’s the issue with living in two places at once?

Opinion 2

Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News 1
Multi Generation Family In Sand Dunes On Winter Beach Smiling

Martin Lewis: It’s worth claiming what you’re entitled to

Personal Finance
Record low interest rates have laid waste to conventional savings returns and mean that other methods have to be turned to

Gareth Shaw: Always look on the bright side of life

Opinion 1

Investments still a nightmare to insure

Opinion

Npower slammed for hiking energy prices by almost 10%

News

Martin Lewis: Ten tips top ease your holiday headaches

Opinion
Eve, 7 and Daniel, 5, have some fun at  a previous NSPCC event. Picture: Contributed

Gardening Scotland unveils NSPCC Scotland as charity partner

News

Scottish Property Awards: final finalists announced

Lifestyle

Homeowners in Scotland confident of rising property values

Companies

Wealthy ‘shunning Scotland’ due to high property tax

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