The man behind the myth

4 October 2014 9.00am.

“The pallid twilight of daybreak hung over the still waters of King Edward Cove in the early hours of 5 January 1922. From shore, it was possible to ...

Giant cow pie is just dandy for promoting prized prose

One of Dundee’s best loved characters warmed up for the city’s literary festival with a unique presentation.

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New book features never-before-seen photos of old Dunfermline

A new book about Dunfermline’s history was released at a signing event on Saturday.

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Do we still pick up Waverley and Sir Walter Scott?

Sir Walter Scott’s first novel, Waverley, was published 200 years ago. But how many people have read any of Scotland’s greatest novelist’s works? ...

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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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Kinloch Lodge Hotel a perfect base for exploring the wonders of Skye

Steve Bargeton weathers the rugged romance of the Isle of Skye — and samples a Highland welcome and some fine dining in one of the world’s top small ...

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