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SCOTLAND rugby star Thom Evans took to the catwalk last night – just weeks after suffering a horrific neck injury during a game.
A CELEBRATION of all things Scottish is under way in the United States with the launch of Tartan Week this weekend.
MSPs are embarking on a week-long tour of America as part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, it was announced today.
THE organiser of Tartan Week in the United States has revealed that he has been inundated with calls from angry Americans following the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.
EDINBURGH Napier University's new tartan will feature in an exhibition celebrating Scottish textiles in New York.
IT is Scotland's national dress – and celebrities embraced it this week when they strolled down the New York catwalk for the seventh Dressed to Kilt Tartan Week celebrations.
THEY have expanded their cut-price empire throughout the city but now the Gold Brothers are hoping to attract a whole new age group by branching out into "kinder kilts".
HOLLYWOOD superstar Andie MacDowell is to join famous Scots Sir Sean Connery, Brian Cox and Ashley Jensen at this year's Dressed to Kilt fashion show in the United States, The Scotsman can reveal.
TENS of millions of Americans last night tuned in to Alex Salmond's latest attempt to sell Scotland's Homecoming campaign and witnessed a tartan extravaganza that would embarrass even the most shameless shortbread tin.
HE IS the flamboyant actor who shot to fame as one half of the camp double-act Victor and Barry. Now, 25 years after strutting his stuff on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Alan Cumming is to become a national figurehead at New York's Tartan Day celebrations.
SCOTLAND Week celebrations of the type which take place in the United States could be extended to other countries including Russia, Alex Salmond said yesterday.
THE annual Tartan Day parade in New York will have to be scrapped unless the Scottish Government properly backs the event, organisers warned last night.
A TOURISM official from the Lothians is recovering in a New York hospital after being hit by a truck during Scotland Week.
THE woman charged with forging closer links between the Capital and Glasgow was to give a major speech in New York last night.
US PRESIDENT George Bush last night praised Scots for making an "indelible mark" on American culture, thanking the nation for giving the US bagpipes and golf.
A PARADE through the streets of New York was to be the culmination of a week of events celebrating Scottish and Scottish-American culture today.
BRITAIN'S leading publicist, Max Clifford, has accused the Scottish Government of thinking too small and being too conventional with Scotland Week.
SCOTLAND'S First Minister has given his full support to a "revolution" across the pond.