Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Meteor showers to light up sky in October

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due next week.

Lifestyle
Hawthorden Castle Woods. Photo: The Bryce Collection

‘Oh, the gorgeous blossom days’

Winnie Stevenson (Roslin Heritage Society) continues her series of articles exploring Roslin Glen’s flora and fauna 100 years ago.

Lifestyle
Happier times...Craig and Fiona celebrating Christmas 2010 with their much-cherished first child, Robert.

Sepsis awareness fight taken to Scottish Parliament

FEAT chairman Craig Stobo speaks to Julie Currie about the necessity for a public awareness campaign on the life-threatening condition sepsis.

Lifestyle
Robert Devine with last Clydesdale horse in Newton parish, Midlothian, in 1956. Photo: National Museums Scotland/Scran

Remember When

Stories from our files

Lifestyle
Pic: Shutterstock

The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

Lifestyle
This pound coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker.

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

Lifestyle
New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

Lifestyle
Pic: Shutterstock

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Lifestyle
The Humanist Society Scotland is questioning how official figures relating to religious adherence are recorded.

Questions raised over official figures on religion

The Humanist Society Scotland is questioning how people’s religious identity is recorded officially after a recent survey indicated that more than 70 per cent of Scots say they are not religious.

Lifestyle
Dog owners are being encouraged to treat their pets for this year's World Animal Day.

Treat your dog to the best on World Animal Day

Dog owners are being urged to pamper their pooches as part of World Animal Day, which will take place at the start of next month.

Lifestyle
Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

Lifestyle
The winners at the the first ever Scottish Gin Awards.

Awards raise a glass to the best of Scottish gin producers

The winners in the first ever Scottish Gin Awards were revealed last night at a near sell-out event held in Glasgow last night.

Lifestyle
Pictured (from left) are: Alex Rowley, Patrick Harvie, Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson and Willie Rennie.

Party leaders rally round to support cancer charity

Party leaders from across Scotland’s political spectrum are in the pink to support women with breast cancer and to encourage the public to back a major campaign.

Lifestyle
Miner was buried with full military honours

Miner was buried with full military honours

It’s May 1940. The war which had been lying dormant for many suddenly sprang to life. Britain and France are fighting desperately to fend off the Nazis, but it was clear that the Battle of France was going very badly indeed, writes John Duncan (Newbattle at War).

Lifestyle
Heritage Awareness Day aims to bring us face to face with our past

Kirsty Paterson finds out more about Scotland’s first Heritage Awareness Day – and what you can do to get involved ...

Remember your first date? Maybe you arranged to meet outside a particular shop or went to the cinema.

Lifestyle
Only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

Lifestyle
IAM RoadSmart is warning that there is no such thing as "multitasking" while driving.

“Multitasking” drivers are risking disaster

Motorists are being urged by the UK’s largest road safety charity to keep their cool to avoid distraction and potential disaster.

Lifestyle
Will you be splashing out on the Prosecco?

Aldi to sell 3-litre bottle of Prosecco this Christmas

Stop making your Christmas list - because we’ve found the ultimate festive buy for all Prosecco fans out there.

Lifestyle
Royal Mail is releasing a series of stamps based on the classic Ladybird children's books.

Stamp of approval for children’s classic books

A new series of stamps celebrating a British childhood institution is being released today by Royal Mail.

Lifestyle
A log van at Newtongrange, circa 1985 - 1986. Photo: National Museums Scotland/Scran

Remember when

Stories from our files

Lifestyle
Load more