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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Anorexia is ‘not a just psychiatric disorder’

Anorexia is at least partly a metabolic disorder and not just psychiatric as previously thought, new research has suggested. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Anorexia is...

‘Time is right’ to review priorities of Police Scotland

A major review of Scotland’s policing strategy has been launched by the Scottish Government with a focus on “open and transparent” governance of...

Campaigners blame port as rare colony of endangered terns vanishes

Furious environmentalists have lashed out at owners of Leith Docks after a colony of endangered seabirds disappeared. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Campaigners blame port as...

Iran nuclear deal ‘not yet dead’, declares Jeremy Hunt

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has insisted that the Iran nuclear deal is not yet dead. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Iran nuclear deal ‘not yet dead’,...

Harry Potter knitware firm ditches cashmere over animal cruelty

A knitwear firm famed for making the Hogwarts’ uniform in the Harry Potter films is abandoning cashmere – because of animal cruelty. Source: Scotsman Read full...

New Ebola fear as deadly virus spreads to city of two million

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed an Ebola case in Goma, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more...

Chris Packham hits out at the "out of control" illegal killing of birds...

Animal welfare campaigner Chris Packham has described the illegal killing of birds of prey as "out of control", after another death in Scotland. Source: Scotsman Read...

SNP minister accused of ‘scaring the public’ over medicines shortage claim

Scotland's Brexit Secretary has been accused of seeking to "scare the public" over his claim that medicines supplies cannot be guaranteed if the UK...

Over 250,000 Scots pensioners to lose out on free TV licence

More than a quarter of a million Scots pensioners will be hit when the the BBC axes the free TV licence for over 75s...

'Aggressive' stag party on Ryanair Scotland-Ibiza flight leaves 'boy in tears'

A nine-year-old boy was apparently left in tears after a stag party became aggressive during a Ryanair flight from Edinburgh to Ibiza. Source: Scotsman Read full...

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Unemployment remains lower in Scotland than rest of UK

Unemployment in Scotland is now 0.5% lower than the UK as a whole as the jobs market north of the border continues to boom. Source:...

'Fast and Furious' car chases to bring Edinburgh's Royal Mile to a standstill

Residents have been warned to prepare for Holywood high speed car chases being filmed along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh next month. Source: Scotsman Read full...

Fast and Furious 9: Royal Mile residents warned of closures as filming takes place...

Residents have been warned to prepare for Holywood high speed car chases being filmed along the Royal Mile in Edinburgh next month. Source: Scotsman Read full...

Scots jobless figures continue to outperform the UK

Unemployment in Scotland is now 0.5% lower than the UK as a whole as the jobs market north of the border continues to boom. Source:...

Irn-Bru fans demand return of original recipe drink after parent company's profit warning

Fans of Irn-Bru have urged the makers of Scotland's 'other national drink' to bring back the original recipe after the company reported that profits...