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Midlothian’s 100 Objects - Headstone at Temple graveyard

This ornate gravestone marks the burial place of John Craig.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

Scotland has a rich selection of Neolithic sites which give some insight into human existence in what is now Scotland between 4000BC and 2300BC.

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Daniel Sloss has released The Estimated Guide to Scotland  (Pic: Mikael Buck)

Sloss takes on the estimations of Scotland

Fife comedian Daniel Sloss has launched a new guide based on the worldview of Scotland, its people, traditions and culture to highlight the ridiculousness of estimations.

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Rosebank House, Roslin, commanded views of the romantic scenery of Hawthornden and the valley of the Esk. It was demolished in 1950.

April showers to May flowers

Winnie Stevenson from Roslin Heritage Society, continues the series of articles, which appeared in the Midlothian Journal in 1914.

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The drowned chapel during a drought, Glencorse Reservoir, Pentlands, Midlothian, 1955. Photo: National Museums Scotland/Scran

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TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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The entertainment series is the ultimate test of strength, speed and courage

Ninja Warrior UK looking for contestants in Midlothian

Ninja Warrior UK, the toughest obstacle course on television is back for Series 4 and its looking for contestants from Midlothian.

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Achieving the perfect summer lawn requires a methodical approach

Top tips: How to maintain your lawn this summer

Getting out into the garden and enjoying your lawn requires some hard work to keep it looking tip top.

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McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s is launching an exclusive competition which will offer children from Scotland a chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity and become a McDonald’s Player Escort at UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™.

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It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 minutes of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of a healthy eating regime to ‘get into it’, a study has found.

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Rehoming appeal...the Balerno centre's assistant manager Kenny Sharpe was only too happy to show us around in a bid to find new homes for some long-term residents.

Help the SSPCA find homes for pets this Rehoming Week

Julie Currie visited the Scottish SPCA centre in Balerno as the charity prepared for its annual Rehoming Week, which runs from May 8 to May 14.

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Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Save the planet with an insect sandwich? Eating bugs could slow global warming

Save the planet with an insect sandwich? Eating bugs could slow global warming

Eating INSECTS instead of beef could help tackle climate change, according to new research.

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Are you a Jedi Master? Take our Star Wars Day quiz to find out

Are you a Jedi Master? Take our Star Wars Day quiz to find out

To mark Star Wars Day, here’s an epic tricky quiz for Jedi masters only.

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Bad parking the biggest school run bugbear

Bad parking the biggest school run bugbear

Parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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