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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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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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Ace award for a club which    helps people cross hurdles

Ace award for a club which helps people cross hurdles

An innovative new tennis programme which has helped players with additional support needs to become more involved in the sport has received a national Tennis Scotland award.

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Camp is like Groundhog Day;    you need to break monotony

Camp is like Groundhog Day; you need to break monotony

The refugee crisis may not always make headline news but the plight of thousands of refugees in camps across Europe’s southern borders is not being ignored.

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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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Diamond couple John and Cathie Mitchell

A real diamond day for Lenzie couple

Lenzie couple John and Cathie Mitchell clocked up 60 years of wedded bliss recently with a special party for family and friends.

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Charity poker night will take place at the Grosvenor Riverboat Casino

Glasgow poker tournament to raise the stakes for Spirit Aid

The Grosvenor Casino Riverboat on the Clyde is set to host a charity poker tournament in association with Spirit Aid, the charity set up by actor David Hayman.

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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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Frozen Light production Home is aimed at people with  Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

Unique theatre show for people with learning disabilities comes to Scotland

An innovative new show aimed at people with complex learning difficulties is coming to theatres in Scotland.

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Trains in, and heading to, Glasgow will be busy with sports fans on April 21-23.

Busy weekend for sports fans on Scotland’s railways

ScotRail is advising customers that rail services to and from Glasgow over the weekend of April 21-23 will be extremely busy due to three major sporting events taking place.

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Call for Buckfast monks to be stripped of charitable status

Campaigners are calling for monks who make a controversial alcoholic drink to be stripped of their charitable status.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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So what's your favourite Easter Egg?

Dairy Milk set to be Scotland’s most popular Easter treat

As the Easter eggs roll off the shelves ahead of this Sunday, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Scotland’s most popular chocolate to have for Easter.

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Zak Gilmour won for his grandad and raised funds too

A Kirkintilloch man has paid tribute to the care his grandad received from Strathcarron Hospice, while raising money in his memory.

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Making a contactless payment while driving could be costly

Contactless payments could land drive-thru users with £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, police have warned.

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Hunt is on for Scotland’s best gardener

Hunt is on for Scotland’s best gardener

The organisers of Gardening Scotland - the country’s national outdoor living show and garden festival – are urging people up and down the country to get their nominations in for this year’s Gardener of the Year Award.

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