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An interview with… Peter May

by August 12, 2014

Peter May has had a fascinating career, from his early days dreaming of becoming a novelist, to his current position...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 20 – 23 July

by July 18, 2014

After a staggering 285-day journey around the globe, the final leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay is now upon us...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 14 – 17 July

by July 11, 2014

Day 31 of the Scottish leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay marks the beginning of the end; there are just...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 11 – 13 July

by July 8, 2014

The Queen’s Baton Relay is returning from Orkney to Scotland’s mainland and starting on the home straight in anticipation of this...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 1 – 6 July

by June 30, 2014

As we approach day 18 of the Queen’s Baton Relay, the baton has already been carried by approximately 2,000 batonbearers and...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 27 – 30 June

by June 26, 2014

Thundering northwards at an impressive rate, the Scottish leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay is in full momentum and Dundee...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 24 – 26 June

by June 23, 2014

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a quarter of the way through its Scottish leg already. So far, it has covered...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 14 – 17 June

by June 13, 2014

The Queen’s Baton is coming home, and you can be one of the first to see it. Making landfall in...

The Queen’s Baton Relay: follow the journey around Scotland

by June 13, 2014

Having travelled a staggering 190,000 km around the globe, visiting 70 countries and territories on the way, the Queen’s Baton has...

Star athletes competing in Glasgow ahead of the XX Commonwealth Games

by June 12, 2014

In just under six weeks, the venues of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be filled with the cacophony...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 7 – 10 July

by May 7, 2014

With just a few weeks to go until the XX Commonwealth Games, the Queen’s Baton Relay comes ever closer to...

Glasgow 2014: 100 days to go and a 100 things to do

by April 14, 2014

I waited feverishly for word on whether my application was successful or not, checking obsessively every few minutes. I was...

The world is gearing up for the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony

by January 9, 2014

It’s Wednesday 23 July 2014 and tens of thousands of people are eagerly taking their seats in Celtic Park stadium to watch history...

Rough Guides and The Telegraph name Glasgow top city to visit in 2014

by January 8, 2014

Glasgow’s reputation as a must-see destination has got off to a flying start in the New Year, hailed by both...

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