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    The Great Italian Biscuit Bake-off: Garibaldi v Bourbon

    RUTH ALLEN savours an historic tale with a little-known Glasgow twist. Pic: Victor Emmanuel II Monument, Rome. By Ruth Allen. A long time ago in a land far away – well hidden from the critical tongues of Paul...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • New scheme offers hope for first-time buyers

    GINNY CLARK reports on the MI New Home initiative launched this month by the Scottish government. For anyone trying to buy their first home, the following statistics offer no comfort – and probably come as no surprise …...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Taste the season’s best: Scotch Lamb

    Scotch Lamb is in season right now – so make the most of this high quality and versatile product. Pic: Chilli Lamb Noodles (QMS). You may have noticed the subway and TV adverts urging us to “Buy...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Students warned: watch out for cyber crime

    Crime alert sounded for students who may be splashing out with their loan and bursary instalments this month. e-Crime Scotland, supported by Get Safe Online and the Student Loans Company, want to help students become better protected...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Kelvingrove: A class app-art

    RUTH ALLEN assesses the new iPhone App introduced by Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Pic: Russell F Stewart. Kelvingrove has taken an impressive step towards the digital future with the production of a new iPhone App. This offers the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Byres Road: Bubbling over

    GINNY CLARK notes the arrival of Fantinel, a new bar for Byres Road. Pic – Fantinel, Paperino’s West End Paperino’s have opened a prosecco bar, Fantinel, at the front of their Byres Road restaurant. With floor-length doors...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    The Bandstand … going live

    GINNY CLARK reports on the restoration plans for Kelvingrove’s famous bandstand. Pic – Page/Park The sun always shines in our summer memories. I remember a real sizzler, 1979. Sitting on the slopes of the bandstand in Kelvingrove, cradling...

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    Rembrandt and the Passion

    RUTH ALLEN reports on the Hunterian’s major exhibition at the newly refurbished Hunterian Art Gallery this autumn. Pic – Rembrandt van Rijn, Entombment Sketch, c.1635 – 1654 © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow 2012. Rembrandt and the Passion gives visitors to the...

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