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Nicola Sturgeon is poised to put another referendum on the backburner to concentrate on achieving a soft Brexit, according to reports. The SNP leader is due to outline her plans for independence this week after linking the constitutional issue with the p
Bridget McGrouther and her dog Minnie take us through some of the best dog-friendly holiday resorts in Scotland. I know you may find it hard to believe, but there is one drawback to being a travel writer. I don’t like leaving our dog Minnie behind any ti
PITCH BATTLE + THE CRYSTAL MAZE PITCH BATTLE: Saturday, BBC One THE CRYSTAL MAZE: Friday, Channel 4 A new definition of TV Hell: when Gareth Malone, an odious narcissist with no shame whatsoever, feels desperately compelled to defend an embarrassing perf
Since Jack Marsh started working at Meikleour Arms, he’s been able to fulfill his dream of living in the countryside and embarking on a new challenge. He tells Gayle Ritchie what excites him… After leaving school, Jack Marsh had an epiphany – he wanted t
Flowers in the garden all have their own season, so provided you grow a wide variety of plants the garden can be full of colour all year round. The spring bulbs are now a distant memory followed on by the oriental poppies and bearded iris. Some azaleas a
Those Lions enthusiasts who let their devotion get the better of them will no doubt treasure the admittedly wonderful try their team scored in the first test as they clutch at the few straws available. But the truth is that but for that score and a brief
It’s twilight on a warm Friday evening when I arrive in rural Perthshire for a quiet, relaxing weekend. The drive up was straightforward, and my parents and I are hoping for somewhere peaceful to spend a few days together. Pulling up to the Grand Eagles
Each year, all 122 UNESCO Creative Cities gather in one place to discuss, debate and exchange ideas and knowledge. People come from all corners of the world and from all seven UNESCO disciplines – Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts, Folk Art and Cr
Porsche has pulled the covers off the most powerful 911 Turbo S ever – the new Exclusive Series Limited to a production run of 500 units, the new model gains 27bhp over the regular Turbo S, taking its power output up to 599bhp. Despite this boost in powe
Paintballing is not for the fainthearted, as Gayle Ritchie discovers when she spends a morning being shot at… My heart is racing wildly as I run through a forest near Edzell while paintballs whizz round my ears. One whips past my hand, catching my pinky
St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright faces an anxious wait ahead of the club’s Europa league qualifying ties against FK Traika to discover if skipper Steven Anderson has suffered a serious knee injury. The centre-half was injured in a closed-doors game against
As any football fan knows, the best ideas always come to you while sitting in the pub having a pint after a game. With that undisputed fact in mind, we should all raise our glasses to toast the new Dundee United Supporters’ Foundation. Seven ordinary Uni
Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon knows every one of his signings has to be spot-on as he rebuilds the Tannadice team. Having missed out on promotion by a single goal in the play-off final to Hamilton Accies at the very end of last season, the pressure
Clark’s in Dundee is a bakery with a difference – it’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For anyone who’s been a student in Dundee, Clark’s Bakery is an institution. The city’s only 24-hour bakery has served up huge meat-filled rolls with names lik
It’s 10 years since award-winning Polish chef Marek Michalak took over the running of Café Tabou in Perth. Here he tells Michael Alexander why cooking is not just a way of earning a living – it is his greatest passion. We live in interesting times and no
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- 06:16 Head to Hose Fest to hear great live music
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