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What are fidget spinners and where can I find them?

Have you heard of fidget spinners yet? If you haven’t, it’s a safe bet that you will soon.

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How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

Tartan is a Scottish staple, like Tunnocks Teacakes and Irn Bru.

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The cast of The 306: Day by the National Theatre of Scotland

Untold stories of the women left behind

The second part in a powerful new First World War drama that will tour Scotland looks at an aspect of the war that is still rarely talked about.

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Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Ahead of the May bank holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using a Residual Current Device (RCD) outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in 10 people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

Can we recommend: Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

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Hideo Yokoyama - Six Four

Can we recommend: Hideo Yokoyama - Six Four

Hideo Yokoyama: Six Four

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Val McDermid - Out Of Bounds

Can we recommend: Val McDermid - Out Of Bounds

Val McDermid: Out Of Bounds

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Acoustic guitarist John Goldie

Acoustic master relishing Bute gig

A well-known guitarist is looking forward to coming to Bute later this month to play an intimate gig at Craigmore.

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Jazz event to mark festival anniversary

Jazz event to mark festival anniversary

The 292 Club in Rothesay will play host to a celebration of Bute’s long-running jazz festival.

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9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

Scotland has had a long and varied history, which has been told in word and song down the centuries.

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“Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14” say scientists

Children aren’t safe crossing the road on their own until they’re 14, say scientists.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

More Brits are gardening than ever before - but many can’t tell the difference between flowers and weeds, according to a new poll.

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Craning in the roof beam at Bute Estate's mansion house

New role for mansion house at Bute Estate

The 370 year-old Bute Estate mansion house opposite Rothesay Castle is set to take on a new function as a mecca for students from both home and abroad, when the current refurbishment works are completed.

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Women ‘more susceptible’ to smartphone addiction

Women ‘more susceptible’ to smartphone addiction

Women are more hooked on smartphones than men... making them vulnerable to problems at home, work and with friends, according to new research.

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