It was a great party, without a doubt. And yes, it was about the United Kingdom and its remarkable history, Scottish as well as English. But if what ...
This Monday, the 7th annual Scottish Fashion Awards will take place at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow and for the first time, tickets are available to purchase so that everyone can enjoy the Scottish "fashion oscars".
This June sees the return of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to Scotland's capital city. 121 new features will be shown across several venues including the charming Cameo, the beguiling Filmhouse and the expansive Cineworld.
Entrepreneurs in Glasgow have attracted tech and business brains from across the globe to take part in an internationally-renowned start-up event.
Even the most hardened cynic would have to admit that Manchester City's recent Premier League Title had a small whiff of romanticism about it.
I have been working on the Museum's public engagement since 2009; we now offer a diverse range of activities and in two years our visitor figures have doubled and we have built a database of loyal supporters who regularly attend our events.
Authors such as Geoffrey MacNab have talked about repeated themes in Scottish literature and cinema (and books/films set in Scotland) around the terms Tartanry and Kailyardism: tropes and ideas of Scotland as a land of myth and tartan-clad heroes, or a world where canny individuals regularly outwit newcomers with native ingenuity.
From Aung San Suu Ky's Myanmar to the United States Tea Party, from Occupy Wall Street, St Paul's, the world to the Arab Spring, from Scotland (population 5.2 million) to Catalonia (population 7.4 Million), from Germany to Holland to France to Greece to Ireland to Portugal to Spain, men and women are demanding more say in how they are governed.
Hollywood took on Holyrood yesterday - and Holyrood won. Donald Trump swept theatrically into the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh intent on halting construction of a pioneering offshore wind turbine test centre near his controversial golf course, north of Aberdeen. But faced with the polite, persistent questioning of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs), Trump visibly ran out of steam.
In its April 14th-20th edition, The Economist ruffled quite a few Celtic feathers when it placed a map of Scotland on its cover with a few cheekily ch...
If Scotland becomes independent would I still be able to be referred to hospitals in England? I can't take any chances, and at the moment while I would prefer to stay put in Edinburgh, I'm looking to relocate to the vicinity of the hospital that is willing and able to treat me, in London.
I'm the sort of person who has always done even moderation in extremes. Last month, on a trip to a&e (sprain) I was asked if I was an athlete. Apparently my resting pulse rate is 47. Im a bit wary of sounding like Samantha brick here, but being a long established dog walker means I am super busy, very fit and always running and walking.
We have lived in Scotland for most of our lives, yet we have never had the time to take a guided tour of our magnificent country.
Iona Crawford, one of Scotland's most exciting fashion designers debuted her exquisite Autumn/Winter 2012 collection in Glasgow's Corinthian this week.
Slactivism is someone who jumps from cause to cause - each cause being, to the slactivist, as worthy as the next. The term could, at its least dangerous, be given to those who loosely link causes together and change focus regularly.
For years Celtic and Rangers fans have heard about a potential move to English Football, whether it is intimated by their own club directors, peddled by the Scottish media to sell a few more issues or proposed by the likes of Bolton chairman Phil Gartside. After the latest knock-back can we now put the idea to bed for good, Please!