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The average Scot has not ridden a bike in nine years, despite a growing interest in cycling across the country, a survey has found. The recent achievements of Scottish cycling stars such as Sir Chris Hoy appear not to have led to an uptake in the sport,
With clients ranging from The Queen to the Scottish Parliament, a small company in Forres has been playing a leading role in Scotland’s renewables revolution for more than three decades. AES Solar is the longest running solar thermal manufacturer in West
In the closing days of President Obama's second term, he and leaders in the Executive Branch worked feverishly to articulate their views of the administration's legacy - and to cement that legacy as much as possible. Nowhere is this more evident than in
It's not the metaphorical political meltdown of Belgium that neighbouring governments fret about, but a nuclear meltdown. The Netherlands, Luxemburg and Germany have all asked Belgium's government to close its most risky reactors with immediate effect. T
THERE are some amazing worldwide holidays on offer for families, but why not try a break at one of the more unusual destination on Scotland’s doorstep? The Signal Box, Newtonmore Built in 2004, in the form of a signal box, this quirky detached wooden pro
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International climate experts are expected to confirm that 2016 was the hottest year since records began more than a century ago. International climate experts are expected to confirm today that 2016 was the hottest year since records began more than a c
THE creator of one of Scotland’s newest and most remote golf courses will share the story of its development with some of the sport’s leading international designers at a major conference. A spectacular world class 18-hole course has been carved from the
Scotland must set tough new energy goals that are in harmony with nature in its forthcoming energy plan, according to environmentalists. Climate change is hailed as the single biggest threat to people and nature worldwide. In an effort to slow the global
The prospects for expansion of the nuclear industry worldwide look worse in 2017 than at any time since the first atom stations were built in the 1950s. Toshiba, the giant Japanese company that owns the American reactor designer Westinghouse, is the late
Toxic air pollution has been named as the biggest human killer globally, overtaking heart disease, poor diet and smoking as the leading preventable cause of premature death. Recent research shows it is the number one environmental cause of deaths, killin
Shoppers have been hit by shortage of courgettes as rocketing demand from January dieters, combined with bad weather in European countries, has affected supply. Rain in Spain, combined with cold conditions in countries such as Italy and Turkey, has affec
Growers of a Scottish new potato which was created by two farmers 160 years ago, have applied for the product to get Protected Geographical Status - giving it the same status as iconic foodstuffs such as Parma ham and Champagne. The name of “Ayrshire Ear
Study results, published in the Journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences show that the understanding of animals and their physical traits is vital to saving tropical ecosystems. According to the research, understandi
A MAJOR milestone in salmon conservation has been reavealed as the fishing season on the River Tay opened today. The opening at Meikleour on the River Tay has been boosted by confirmation that the “dry” River Garry tributary will flow again after over 60
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