Cows on the line: Glasgow-Edinburgh rail services badly disrupted
Scotland's busiest rail service is badly disrupted this afternoon after cows strayed on to the line between Lenzie and Bishopbriggs.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Healthcare for elderly may become unaffordable - doctor
The researcher, now based in Australia, said society needed to decide where money was best spent, even if that meant making harsh choices about who receives treatment.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Heritage: The threat facing our most precious sites is ever greater | the big issue
Many readers will have been shocked at your revelation that Unesco is so concerned at the threat to our heritage from ill-considered developments that it is considering adding three further UK world heritage sites to the "endangered" list, including the Houses of Parliament .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Simon Calder: Sleep(er) your way around the world
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.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Cool European adventures
Youth travel brand Topdeck has released its Europe in Winter brochure featuring 26 trips and a 5 per cent early booking discount when booked and paid in full six months in advance.
'Brave' castle competes for world tourism crown
TOURISM chiefs today urged the people of Scotland to get behind a campaign to have Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire, which inspired Princess Merida's family home in Disney-Pixar's Brave, named as the "8th Wonder of the World."
Mon Jun 10, 2013
June 14-18: Scottish Festival, Swedish Days, Elgin Ribfest, Oswego...
Swedish Days returns, Elgin's Brewfest gets a new name, cabers will be tossed and Blues will abound on the Fox River this weekend.
Bryan County News
Darien commemorates its burning
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews.
The Daily Record
Scots comic Rory Bremner: Most voters might be able to identify six vegetables - but only two MSPs
WE round up the latest rumours and transfer dealings, with one manager heading for the exit and a new striker checking in at Celtic Park.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Scots patent costs could rise, warn lawyers
SCOTTISH inventors could be landed with higher costs when trying to protect their patents if a bill working its way through parliament is not amended, lawyers have warned.
This Saturday, record-breaking Scottish adventurer and cyclist Mark Beaumont will set off on his major cross-Scotland charity challenge, which will see him going through Fettercairn and Stonehaven.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Walk to celebrate abbey's 900 years
Erica Hume-Niven at Kelso Abbey. Borders rangers are leading the Borders Abbeys Way walk to celebrate Kelso Abbey's 900th anniversary.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
To lose these caves would be a tragedy ...
THE Wemyss Caves have been used by many people over thousands of years including cave dwellers, early Christians and smugglers.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Scotland's National Dish: Haggis
What is haggis? This hearty dish consists of minced sheep's liver, heart, and lungs, mixed with suet and oatmeal and seasoned with diced onions and spices.
The Daily Record
Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill defends court closures plan in face of criticism
MACASKILL said the earmarked local courts are "lovely to look at, but they cost a fortune to maintain" as he answered questions on Scottish Court Service proposals to shut a number of courts buildings.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Portobello Park: The four to the fore in verdict
A COMMITTEE of four MSPs has been set up to examine the proposed change in the law paving the way for a new school in Portobello Park.
Fri May 31, 2013
Gadget demand pushes John Lewis sales up 4.2%
John Lewis today said strong demand for gadgets such as tablet computers helped sales at the department store group rise 4.2 per cent last week.
Children seen playing on motorway
Police had reports of youngsters on the slip road and later walking at the side of the M9 between the Cadgers Brae and Earlsgate junctions on Saturday.
The Auto Channel
Ford Helps British Gas Make Big Splash For Great Ormond Street Charity
May 31, 2013: Ford has supplied British Gas with an all-new Ford Tourneo Custom that will travel thousands of miles on UK roads this summer, helping to raise 1 million for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
The magnificent wilderness of the Cairngorms
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