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Log on and follow the clans’ charge of the fight brigade

Scotland’s clans have clashed through the centuries and there’s a chance that claymores were once in full swing near you.

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The cost of attending a wedding is going up

Attending a wedding can set you back £800

Couples face an average bill of £800 each time they attend a wedding, according to a survey on the wider costs associated with tying the knot.

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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Billy Connolly fans asked to submit drawings of ‘The Big Yin’ for special tribute

A series of fascinating portraits depicting comedy legend Billy Connolly have been unveiled following a public appeal to his fans.

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Five dogs are stolen in the UK every day, research shows

Five dogs are being stolen every day across the UK, an investigation has found.

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Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Lottery players in Scotland are turning their back on the UK and looking abroad to make their fortune.

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QUIZ: Which Scottish gin are you?

It’s World Gin Day (June 10) and we have some delicious offerings from across Scotland.

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Young people will get the chance to try climbing at ClimbScotland Festival 2017 - the UK's biggest youth climbing festival.

ClimbScotland Festival 2017 will help youngsters reach the heights

There’s just over a week to go until the UK’s biggest youth climbing festival takes place in Edinburgh.

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The Shakespeare Comedy and Tragedy �2 coins

Your £2 coin might be worth more than you think

Search under the sofa and check your pockets because the first ever Scarcity Index to identify the UK’s most valuable £2 coins has been revealed.

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The boom in Scottish gin has been revealed.

Scottish gin boom revealed

A hugely popular Gin Map of Scotland has been updated for 2017 - with 25 new Scottish gins.

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Can you name this Scottish castle?

QUIZ: Can you answer these questions every Scot should know?

From our national dish to the meaning of some of our best sayings, there are certain things that every Scottish person should know.

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Hay fever sufferers warned of ‘super pollen’

Hay fever sufferers warned of ‘super pollen’

For hay fever sufferers, it’s the season to be sneezing.

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National Fish and Chip Day - the verdict on the ideal chippy

Whether you love salt and sauce or mushy peas, one thing’s for sure Brits are a nation of chippy lovers.

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Wine prices at record high - thanks to Brexit

Wine prices at record high - thanks to Brexit

Wine prices have reached an all-time high since the Brexit vote - and further rises are expected to follow, according to industry experts.

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Coastal house prices soar by £400 a month over past decade

Coastal house prices soar by £400 a month over past decade

We do like to be beside the seaside - in fact, so much so that the popularity of living on the coast has driven prices up and up.

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Tumbler dryers recalled due to fire risk

Tumbler dryers recalled due to fire risk

White goods manufacturer Beko is warning customers that more than 3,000 of its tumble dryers could pose a fire risk.

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Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

A sunday dinner left in an oven, a samurai sword and a secret designer wardrobe have been revealed as some of the most surprising things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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