Entertainment

Have you ever watched a film about a pilot who’s been turned into a pig in 1930s Italy and is in love with a beautiful (human) cabaret singer?  Or one where a talking cat helps a school girl to esc

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Life around the world

Often in Scotland it can feel like the only difference between summer and the rest of the year is it generally doesn’t snow (this isn't a guarantee!).

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Music

Before MP3 files there were CDs. Further back there were cassette tapes. And long before this – long before the invention of home computers - were LP records, known as vinyl.

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Books

William Shakespeare is known across the world as the writer of plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet, and as one of the most famous British people ever.

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Life around the world

Each year Scottish people across the world celebrate an unique dinner known as ‘Burns Night’. This is to remember a famous Scottish poet called Robert Burns.

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Life around the world

For one elderly couple this year is very special: Elizabeth and Philip Windsor, aged 86 and 91 have spent the last week celebrating the Diamond Jubilee (60 years since she became Queen).

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Music

Visiting a festival abroad can be a great reason to travel and a way to experience different cultures.

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Life around the world

The stretch of central Edinburgh between the castle and Holyrooyd palace, known as the Royal Mile, at times looks like a Disney set, complete with a William Wallace impersonator for tourists to ha

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