Ian Rankin releasing 20th Rebus book this year

Maverick detective John Rebus is set for his 20th outing later this year as author Ian Rankin announced a return from a year-long break.

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Terry Pratchett dies at 66

Writer Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66, his publishers said.

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New novel rewrites the book on Mary Slessor

A Dundee author is rewriting the book on one of the city’s best-known historical figures in a new novel.

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Selling up, heading out

A random comment last September was what started the ball rolling for Sue Petrie and her husband Gus.

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Education v Vacation: taking off in term time

With many parents choosing to take family holidays during the school year to avoid increased costs, Jack McKeown asks if it is acceptable to break ...

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E-petition forces Westminster debate on cost of family holidays

The controversy over companies charging extra during school holidays will be debated today after an e-petition received almost 170,000 signatures.

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