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Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

The first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music is running this summer at the National Museum of Scotland.

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Thousands of animals will be competing in all manner of classes over the four-day event. Picture: SWNS

Royal Highland Show 2018: Everything you need to know

With massive crowds expected at the biggest country event of the year, here is the low-down on the Royal Highland Show, which opens this week.

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Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

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Springburn Park. Pic: Lairich Rig

NHS anniversary run in Springburn Park

Hundreds of runners of all ages are expected to hot-foot it to Springburn Park tomorrow (Saturday) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

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Direct flights between Beijing and Edinburgh have started

Scots spend up to £50 in the airport whilst flights are delayed

With the busy summer travel season approaching, a survey has revealed how much flight delays set Scottish holidaymakers back whilst held up in the airport, and exactly what they spend their money on.

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Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

Revealed: The healthy work habits Scots swear by

With recent data revealing that 1 in 3 Brits are so stressed at work they regularly check emails during the night, a new survey sheds light on which healthy work habits Scots put most stock in.

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Picture gallery: 14,000 photographs secured for Scotland

People in Scotland are being asked to help curate an amazing new collection of photographs which has been purchased for the nation.

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In the frame...Neil with his wife Clair and children Abbie and Logan after one of the many events he has signed up for this year.

East Dunbartonshire dad tackles obstacles for Parkinson’s

Neil Wightman has set himself a colossal challenge this year to help a cause close to his heart.

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The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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Help where and when they need it...for families across the country. That is the vision for the future which was launched today by charity Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS), under the banner No Life Half Lived.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland launches its new vision

No Life Half Lived is the new strategy which has been launched today by Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS).

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Flying the flag...to help promote The Big Lunch in Scotland which will take place in communities across the country on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Invite your neighbours to The Big Lunch in Scotland

After a huge weekend for Royal watchers and football fans, and then the scorching sunshine of the Bank Holiday weekend, we might all be feeling a wee bit deflated now.

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On his bike...Ross Greig has already successfully completed a triathlon but doing seven in seven consecutive days will be his biggest challenge to date.

Ross Greig takes on seven triathlons in his auntie’s memory

Taking on one triathlon would be enough for anyone – but one fitness fanatic plans to do a magnificent seven!

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Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

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Five flowers that hay fever sufferers can enjoy this summer

It’s the time of year when hay fever sufferers are exposed to copious amount of lavish floral displays in gardens and at weddings that they simply can’t enjoy due to their allergies.

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Mum's the word...Claire, with her daughter Ariana, is promoting the One Milk Bank Scotland which she herself supports. (Pic: Furious Ferret Photography)

Kilsyth mum donates breast milk to help newborns thrive

Saturday, May 19, is World Human Milk Donation Day which celebrates the contribution that breast milk feeding mums make to other mothers and their babies.

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New beginnings...foster carers are required right now in East Dunbartonshire to help children and young people flourish and reach their full potential in life.

Fostercare Fortnight campaign in East Dunbartonshire

The Little Moments Change Lives campaign has been launched by East Dunbartonshire Council to coincide with Fostercare Fortnight, which runs from May 14 to May 27.

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Uk whisky map created by Premier Inn

Interactive ‘whisky’ map of the UK launched

To celebrate World Whisky Day today (May 19), a leading hotel company has created the first ever interactive whisky map of the UK.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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You could get married at an iconic Scottish landmark, such as Kelvingrove Bandstand in Glasgow's West End (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 of the best outdoor wedding venues in Scotland

Scotland doesn’t always get the best weather, but the spring and summer months tend to bring with them a few gorgeous days and weeks.
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Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
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