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Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates 70th birthday

The Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates its 70th year in Scotland when it returns to Glasgow this weekend.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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Manran.

Magic of Manran coming to Butefest

It’s been six years since Scottish band Mànran shot to fame and they’ve been globetrotting ever since.

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Manran.

Mànran taking Scottish music around the world

It’s been six years since Scottish band Mànran shot to fame in 2011.

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9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

Scotland has a rich selection of Neolithic sites which give some insight into human existence in what is now Scotland between 4000BC and 2300BC.

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Waverley.

Waverley set to sail for another season

One of the most popular attractions with locals and visitors alike will be back in Rothesay for the May Bank Holiday weekend.

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Daniel Sloss has released The Estimated Guide to Scotland  (Pic: Mikael Buck)

Sloss takes on the estimations of Scotland

Fife comedian Daniel Sloss has launched a new guide based on the worldview of Scotland, its people, traditions and culture to highlight the ridiculousness of estimations.

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TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Achieving the perfect summer lawn requires a methodical approach

Top tips: How to maintain your lawn this summer

Getting out into the garden and enjoying your lawn requires some hard work to keep it looking tip top.

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McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s is launching an exclusive competition which will offer children from Scotland a chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity and become a McDonald’s Player Escort at UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™.

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It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 minutes of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of a healthy eating regime to ‘get into it’, a study has found.

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Rehoming appeal...the Balerno centre's assistant manager Kenny Sharpe was only too happy to show us around in a bid to find new homes for some long-term residents.

Help the SSPCA find homes for pets this Rehoming Week

Julie Currie visited the Scottish SPCA centre in Balerno as the charity prepared for its annual Rehoming Week, which runs from May 8 to May 14.

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Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Save the planet with an insect sandwich? Eating bugs could slow global warming

Save the planet with an insect sandwich? Eating bugs could slow global warming

Eating INSECTS instead of beef could help tackle climate change, according to new research.

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Are you a Jedi Master? Take our Star Wars Day quiz to find out

Are you a Jedi Master? Take our Star Wars Day quiz to find out

To mark Star Wars Day, here’s an epic tricky quiz for Jedi masters only.

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Chris Brookmyre’s return to Bute

Chris Brookmyre’s return to Bute

Celebrated crime writer Chris Brookmyre visited Rothesay Library last week to promote his latest novel.

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