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Saddle up and head to Scotland to help Primrose
CYCLISTS can saddle up and take part in an exhilirating 50-mile charity night ride through the streets of Edinburgh to raise funds for the Primrose Hospice.
Tue May 14, 2013
Scottish News: Scottish rail stations to get wifi
All of ScotRail's class 380 trains will also have wifi by March next year, according to a joint announcement by ScotRail and Transport Scotland.
Mon May 13, 2013
Main airports see more passengers
Scotland's three main airports saw more passengers last month than at the same time a year ago, new figures show.
Sat May 11, 2013
Edinburgh Evening News
Late-night shopping mooted for city centre
SHOPS are to be asked to stay open late every day, all year round, in a bid to boost the city centre.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Daily Record
Plans to revamp Edinburgh's Princes Street with pavement cafes and restaurants
COUNCILLORS believe Princes Street has to offer more than just shops if the decline in visitor numbers is to be halted.
Tue May 07, 2013
Edinburgh Evening News
Edinburgh tipped to beat economic slump
Edinburgh is rated the second-best placed region in the UK after London's West End.
Sun May 05, 2013
Scottish News: Ministers urged to devolve air duty
Transport and tourism bosses in Scotland have called on the UK Government to devolve Air Passenger Duty to encourage visitors to come to the country for the Ryder Cup and Commonwealth Games.
Sat May 04, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
For an affordable getaway, try Las Vegas
Las Vegas is still an affordable getaway. This three night stay is at the exciting Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in the heart of the world famous Las Vegas Strip.
Fri May 03, 2013
Plattling pupils hit right notes during visit
The pupils from the Conrad Graf Preising Realschule joined in the celebrations in the Market Place following the appointment of Standard Bearer Martin Rodgerson, and later impressed the assembled company in the Conservative Club with a rendition of "Auld Selkirk". They also had a unique experience of archery with a Borders longbow at Thirladean, ... (more)
My Glasgow 10K chicks are superheroes
IF ARLENE Clark and the dedicated band of friends and colleagues she calls her '10K Chicks' have their way, Glasgow's streets will turn a vivid shade of green next Sunday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Otago Daily Times
Feel-good factor that comes with having bees
The couple have launched a business, offering a beehive rental and management service to clients with domestic gardens, lifestyle blocks or rural land.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hard Rock Cafe wants to open in Glasgow
The company behind the internationally successful chain has applied to the city council for permission to use the A-listed former Athenaeum Theatre as a licensed restaurant.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Scottish News: Square cleared in trams milestone
A picturesque square in the Scottish capital has been cleared of tram works as the long-delayed transport project clears a key milestone.
Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Edinburgh
Which city has two central if extinct volcanoes, one of which is topped by the most precariously positioned castle imaginable? It is not somewhere high in the Andes or on an Indonesian island, instead it is the elegant and laidback Edinburgh.
Simon Calder: Edinburgh - where the geology and geometry are magic
Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Business rage over George Street parking cut plans
TRADERS have savaged proposals to remove at least half of the parking bays from George Street under an ambitious revamp of the city centre.
British drivers spend up to three days a year stuck in gridlock as...
But one silver lining form the economic downturn is that jams have actually eased over the last year as cash-strapped motorists hit with rising fuel prices have cut their driving.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Edinburgh Zoo pandas help boost visitor numbers
EDINBURGH'S giant pandas may not be showing much sign of interest in one another.