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There are some novels that are carried by voice alone; a certain timbre to the cadences, a camber to the sentences, a limber syntax that is sinuously distinctive. Often, they are works of tremendous misanthropy: think of Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s Journey
Andrew Martin is in mourning for a sleeper train that no longer exists. While he harks back to the age of elegant overnight rail travel popularly imagined by films such as Murder On The Orient Express, his experience in Night Trains is altogether seamier
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the sexist attitudes she still battles as a senior woman politician. In a wide-ranging interview with The Gentlewoman magazine, the SNP leader brought up a number of incidents that what she w
With the release of the stomping Lose Control in 2016, The Calm Fiasco appear to have signalled a move into a more robust direction, opting for a chunky, riff-laden sound and (hopefully) a departure from the lad pop of their earlier days. Last year also
The partisan audience at the Glasgow Film Festival’s hottest ticket may not have learned anything they didn’t know already from Lost In France – Niall McCann’s affectionate, nostalgic portrait of the city’s 1990s indie scene and, in particular, the bands
South Sudan and Somalia will receive £100 million each in UK aid. 200 Voices: find out more about the people who have shaped Scotland International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced the new packages of UK aid for 2017/18 and called on the globa
Young people across Scotland will continue to benefit from a social fund to help them into work thanks to a £6.1 million investment, Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The funding for Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) will support up to 700 new job opportunities
A HISTORIC angling club is to celebrate its 100th anniversary as part of Scotland’s Salmon Festival being hosted in Inverness. Inverness Angling Club is now welcoming entries to its Centenary Speycasting Tournament, inviting anglers from across the globe
A bill handing more powers to Scotland’s three island councils is expected to pass through the Scottish Parliament in May following a four year campaign for greater recognition of remote communities. Local authority leaders in Shetland, Orkney and Comhai
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study has found. While eating the recommended five a day still helps reduce disease risk, the highest benefits are seen whe
A single mother of four told today how she ran round her house shouting after waking up to find she had won £14.5m on the EuroMillions lottery. Bev Doran, 37, of Shipley, West Yorkshire, leapt out of bed when she learned she had won Friday’s £14.5 millio
Royal Bank of Scotland is to spend £100,000 training up almost 200 technology experts, one for each of its branches, to help customers use online and mobile banking. The lender, which recently said the rise in internet banking was behind a decison to clo
There’s more to this Caribbean gem than topping up your tan It’s 1 November and I’m sitting in the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium at 8am. I’m not usually one for frequenting sports venues this early, but I’m not the only person here. This cricket ground is
A new virtual reality (VR) system has been launched to help architects and designers make life easier for people with dementia. The invention, dubbed the Virtual Reality Empathy Platform (VR-EP), is the brainchild of David Burgher, director at Borders-ba
Edinburgh-based television advertising technology specialist TVSquared has raised $6.5 million (£5.2m) in a funding deal led by Sir Tom Hunter’s West Coast Capital. The cash injection has also attracted matched funding from the investment arm of Scottish
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