8 hrs ago
Progress, but at what cost for the Fair City?
For plans are afoot to topple them, to hew the stone from beneath their nappied bottoms and replace their magnificent seat with space.
12 hrs ago
Rail right on track for a bright future
Few methods of mass transportation are as sustainable as rail travel. Railways offer mass transit with minimal pollution and less impact on the physical environment.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
I was just really very hungry
Masataka Taketsuru, The Father of Japanese Whiskey And His Two Loves
So here it is. It involves a fine beverage, a man who made it his life's works, and a story of enduring love against the odds.) Whiskey first became widely available in Japan in the 19th century, mostly in and after the 1870s, although it seems to have been introduced in the 1850s.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Daily Record
Fears grow over Scots botanist Jamie Taggart who is missing in Vietnam
JAMIE TAGGART, 41, from Argyll and Bute, failed to return home from a plant-hunting trip to the northern mountainous region of Vietnam last month as his family reveal he has not been seen since November 2. Jamie Taggart, from Argyll and Bute in Scotland, failed to return from a plant-hunting trip to the northern mountainous region earlier this ... (more)
Scotland 2014 Winners
It has been an interesting year in the whisky world, major expansion plans have been announced for some companies, while others are ramping up production to feed a growing demand for spirit.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Colourist with one foot in modern Scotland
The Scottish Colourist Series is a project by the National Galleries of Scotland to mount major retrospectives of the work of that movement's three leading lights.
Labour's secrecy over Falkirk 'scandal' a gift to the SNP
The party's fortunes there may rest not with its candidate, but with an unseen report written by investigators probing allegations of vote-rigging involving the powerful Unite union James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
Viva Mandela: activists from across Scotland gather to celebrate great man's life
HUNDREDS of people poured into Glasgow's city centre on Friday night for a memorial service celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Travel: ecoYoga, Inverliever Lodge, Argyll
So it's a dreich autumn day in rural Scotland. The rain's getting heavier, and the light's starting to close in.
Plans to make The Antonine Wall a top tourist attraction
A five year plan for the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site has been launched aimed at making it a top international tourist draw.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Nanaimo Daily News
Mark A. MacDonald: Birth of baby stirs fine memories of trip to Scotland to visit '...
It stirred memories of their wedding, which we attended a year-and-a-half ago, in Edinburgh, Scotland, where they met.
The Northern Echo
Church appeals for funds to help clean up storm-damaged tree
First TransPennine Express services between Newcastle and York were cancelled from 6.11am.
The Daily Record
Glasgow flight forced to abandon two landing attempts before...
IT has not yet been determined how fast the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that Roger was driving was going at the time of the fatal crash.
UK weather: Network Rail Scotland shuts ALL lines due to trees, hay...
Scots actor Colin McCredie also joined in with the numerous jokes on Twitter saying: "Only in Glasgow would a train be delayed by a trampoline on the line!!" Fed up passengers who had only been travelling for five minutes from Glasgow's Queen Street station registered their shock at the incident on social media.
This is Lincolnshire
PWhitelam_LE published No trains north to Scotland
Services along the mainline, which can be accessed from Lincolnshire, are also being affected by debris on the tracks near Wakefield.
Storms cause travel disruption
High winds and rain are causing havoc with transport, with those intending to travel by road, rail and air all affected.
The Daily Record
Travel chaos on roads and railways as winds of up to 90mph batter Scotland
THE storms are forecast to peak in the Central Belt between 7am and 9am and Network Rail have announced a reduced service will run for the first part of the morning with a precautionary 50mph speed limit on all lines.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
90mph gales threaten flood defences
Large parts of the UK have been warned to brace themselves for terrible weather conditions today, with gale-force winds and the most serious tidal surge for 30 years threatening to flood the east coast of England.
Helping cook up new ways of learning
Edinburgh College won three awards at the College Development Network Annual Awards in Glasgow recently, showcasing the best of further education in Scotland.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
COMEDIAN Ben Verth in Edinburgh swears to us, and who are we to doubt him, that he saw a neddish looking young man at a supermarket check-out in the capital being asked by the automatic self-service machine: COMEDIAN Ben Verth in Edinburgh swears to us, and who are we to doubt him, that he saw a neddish looking young man at a supermarket check-out ... (more)