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Video: How to make haggis, neeps and tatties

Celebrate Robert Burns’ birthday with a verse, a dram and this simple haggis recipe.

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Glasgow conference to discuss how to use satellite data

A ‘DATA.SPACE2018’ conference will arrive in Glasgow next week, as industry leaders and academics discuss how to use data collected by satellites to tackle a number of challenges.

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Record numbers in 2017 for Diageo distillery visitor centres

New figures show that Scotland’s whisky tourism industry enjoyed a stellar 2017, with over 400,000 people visiting Diageo’s network of distillery visitor centres.

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Nine members of Scotland’s ‘most sophisticated’ crime gang jailed

A MAJOR crime gang branded the “most sophisticated” in Scotland has been jailed for a total of 87 years.

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A bridge similar to the Oresund which connects Sweden with Denmark could  link Scotland and Northern Ireland, according to a leading architect. PIC: Creative Commons.

Fresh calls for bridge to connect Scotland and Ireland

A leading Scottish architect has proposed building a bridge between Scotland and Ireland to create a ‘Celtic Powerhouse’.

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Scotland fans vent fury after Michael O’Neill turns down SFA

Fans of the Scottish national team have hit out at the game’s governing body after Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill announced that he would be turning down the chance to replace Gordon Strachan as manager.

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In pictures: Train derails in Scottish Highlands after landslide

A landslip has caused a train to derail in the Scottish Highlands - causing travel chaos.

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Scott Brown and Kieran Tierney could be faced with a shorter break if they play in the summer friendlies before European games. Picture: Michael Gillen

Scotland friendlies ‘won’t benefit Celtic players’ says Scott Brown

Scott Brown concedes Scotland’s summer friendlies will benefit the new national team boss but not necessarily Celtic’s international players.

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In pictures: The terrifying weapons horde of Scotland’s most sophisticated crime gang

A major crime gang is behind bars after a large-scale police investigation into violence, drugs, firearms and dirty money.

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Many tasks are now being performed over the internet, so a functioning connection is important (Picture: PA)

Keith Brown: Superfast broadband for all Scots is coming

In an age of burgeoning technological advancements, digital connectivity is playing an increasingly influential role in Scotland’s economic success, writes Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work.

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Neil Cochrane in action for Edinburgh against Krasny Yar in the European Challenge Cup. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Cochrane added to Scotland squad after George Turner injury

Edinburgh Rugby hooker Neil Cochrane has been added to the Scotland Six Nations squad after George Turner picked up an injury over the weekend.

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Video: Five top tips for a perfect Burns Night from James Macsween

From alternative haggis dishes to poems and whisky, James Macsween has you covered.

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Review: Lexus IS300h F Sport

Lexus, with its parent Toyota, is the world’s biggest producer of cars which do not rely solely on petrol or diesel engines. With its friends at Honda it pioneered petrol engines with electric assistance – hybrids.

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Edinburgh Trams introduce contactless payments

Edinburgh Trams introduce contactless payments

CONTACTLESS payment technology has now be rolled out to all Edinburgh Trams stops.

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Michael O'Neill has turned down the Scotland job. Picture: Getty Images

Michael O’Neill turns down Scotland job

Michael O’Neill has turned down the Scotland job, saying he didn’t feel it was the ‘right opportunity’ for him.

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Theresa May to host Burns Supper at Downing street

Theresa May is set to host a traditional Burns Supper in Downing Street this evening in celebration of the life and works of the national bard.

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The kind of pipeline wave that makes the Gold Coast a paradise for surfers. Photograph: Brad Delaney/iStockphoto/Getty

Travel: Gold Coast, Australia

Queensland is in the grip of gold fever – not the prospecting of the outback pioneers, nor the gambling of the inter-state travellers – it’s medal fever.

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The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh - the Queen's official residence in Scotland. PIC: TSPL.

5 reasons to visit Holyrood Palace

It is The Queen’s official residence in Scotland and it has a fair few stories to tell. Here are five reasons why the Palace of Holyroodhouse is a must see in the capital.

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Sir David Murray’s Murrayfield mansion sells for almost £1m under asking price

EX-Rangers owner Sir David Murray has taken a hit of almost £1 million on the sale of his luxury mansion in Edinburgh.

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Ross Ainslie

Celtic Connections review: Ross Ainslie’s Sanctuary Band, Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

He may have snatched a couple of pauses for re-tuning – breaking, he conceded, his insistence that the music he and his Sanctuary Band were premiering be performed – and listened to – in one continuous flow, but Ross Ainslie had much to be pleased with in his skilfully realised composition, Sanctuary.

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