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Sweden’s Park wins in grandfather’s homeland

Sweden’s Park wins in grandfather’s homeland

The long wait for a home winner continued at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Strokeplay Championship ended at Royal Troon yesterday although some might be claiming Linn Grant as Scottish. The 17-year-old cruised to a five-shot victory in the traditional

today, 21:44 in Sport
 
Talent at The Taynuilt

Talent at The Taynuilt

He may only be 27 but John McNulty is one of Scotland’s most exciting young chefs. He tells Gayle Ritchie about his latest venture – relaunching the classic coaching inn, The Taynuilt Hotel. From butchering his own meat to smoking fish and foraging veget

today, 21:44 in Lifestyle
 
Dundee United 3 St Mirren 2: Late goal gives United dramatic win

Dundee United 3 St Mirren 2: Late goal gives United dramatic win

Never say die Dundee United grabbed a 90th minute winner to keep alive their hopes of finishing second in the Championship. Twice Ray McKinnon’s team took the lead – through Thomas Mikkelsen and Tony Andreu – and twice St Mirren levelled. Saints’ second

yesterday, 17:47 in Sport
 
New S-Class aims for top spot as world’s most luxurious car

New S-Class aims for top spot as world’s most luxurious car

A self-driving feature is the headline story of Mercedes-Benz’ revamp of its luxury S-Class. Its exterior looks have been tweaked only slightly, but there are big changes elsewhere. Chief among them is a new range of six-cylinder diesel engines. The new

yesterday, 15:18 in Lifestyle
 
Fife UFC star Stevie Ray makes United States debut

Fife UFC star Stevie Ray makes United States debut

While Conor McGregor spends his time trying to get Floyd Mayweather into a boxing ring, Fife mixed martial arts fighter Stevie Ray is positioning himself for a shot at Ireland’s most famous athlete if and when he returns to the sport in which he made his

yesterday, 12:28 in Sport
 
Dundee United’s Willo Flood hopes the best is still to come this season

Dundee United’s Willo Flood hopes the best is still to come this season

Dundee United’s Willo Flood insists the club have had a good season so far – and he believes the best is still to come. Hibs may have wrapped up the Championship title but the Tangerines have secured a play-off spot and are determined to amass enough poi

yesterday, 10:18 in Sport
 
TV reviews: Who’s ready to give this golden age of Doctor Who another spin?

TV reviews: Who’s ready to give this golden age of Doctor Who another spin?

DOCTOR WHO + BIG GOLD DREAM + BORN TO KILL  DOCTOR WHO: Saturday, BBC One BIG GOLD DREAM: Saturday, BBC Two BORN TO KILL: Thursday, Channel 4 Believe it or not, there are people out there who’ve never seen DOCTOR WHO before. Some of them, admittedly, are

yesterday, 10:14 in Lifestyle
 
Monstrous Bodies at Dundee Rep

Monstrous Bodies at Dundee Rep

Dundee’s Rep’s Monstrous Bodies (Chasing Mary Shelley Down Peep O’Day Lane) is a new play written and directed by Poorboy Theatre’s Artistic Director Sandy Thomson. The world premiere is a co-production with Dundee Rep and explores the time a young Mary

yesterday, 09:02 in Lifestyle
 
Ahoy. me hearties on the Tay!

Ahoy. me hearties on the Tay!

This week, Gayle explores Dundee from a new perspective – on a newly launched River Tay boat trip As the hulking ship-like structure of the V&A rises up to meet us, a huge smile forms on Ian Ashton’s lips. “Everything looks better from the water,”...

yesterday, 09:02 in Lifestyle
 
Meet the trainer collector

Meet the trainer collector

Gayle Ritchie meets a footwear fanatic obsessed with Adidas trainers The Cyndi Lauper anthem, I Drove All Night, springs to mind when you meet Alan Stewart. Alas, his reasons for driving all night, up and down the country (and across the globe), are a li

yesterday, 09:02 in Lifestyle
 
A hill to dye for

A hill to dye for

Clachnaben is a cracking wee hill, one that has long been a favourite of mine. Full of character, the high point for me is the granite tor protruding from the summit, an exciting, exposed scramble at the end of a relatively short but reasonably demanding

yesterday, 08:40 in Lifestyle
 
Ian Rankin celebrates the 30th anniversary of fictional detective John Rebus

Ian Rankin celebrates the 30th anniversary of fictional detective John Rebus

Michael Alexander meets Fife-raised internationally best-selling author Ian Rankin to talk about the 30th anniversary of his John Rebus novels and the launch of RebusFest being held in Edinburgh this summer. The law section housed deep within the basemen

yesterday, 08:40 in Lifestyle
 
A spring in his step: meet the guardian of the source for Highland Spring Water

A spring in his step: meet the guardian of the source for Highland Spring Water

We all know we need to drink plenty of water to stay properly hydrated but how often do we stop to wonder where that water might have come from? For Blair O’Connor, water guardian for Highland Spring mineral water, the journey begins in the Ochil Hills,

yesterday, 08:40 in Lifestyle
 
What’s in a name: the serious side of cycling

What’s in a name: the serious side of cycling

The differences between mountain bikers and road cyclists are many. For a start, the nouns “biker” and “cyclist” tend to fit more with mountain and road respectively – after all, it’s not often, if at all, you hear of “mountain cyclists”. There are other

yesterday, 08:40 in Lifestyle
 
Dumfries and Galloway – Scotland’s most relaxed corner

Dumfries and Galloway – Scotland’s most relaxed corner

To many people Dumfries and Galloway is just that region that you bullet past on the motorway on a dash between Scotland and England. I’ve been guilty of that too. If you stop off, though, and make some time Scotland’s southernmost region is a real charm

yesterday, 08:40 in Lifestyle
 
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