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Test yourself: UK drivers can’t recognise basic road signs

Driver knowledge in the UK appears to be heading in the wrong direction after a study found more than 80 per cent of motorists don’t know basic road rules and signs.

Pikachu. Credit: Shutterstock

Pika-who? Pokémon-inspired baby names predicted to surge

Squirtle, Pikachu and Meowth could be found in our classrooms in as little as five years, after experts predict a surge in the number of babies - named after Pokémon.

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Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - 50 things kids should do before they turn 12

Climbing trees, building a den, hunting for bugs and going stargazing are among the ‘bucket list’ items that children should be ticking off - before they get to the age of 12.

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Supermarket recalls children’s party cake over Salmonella scare

A Morrisons Busy Bee children’s party cake has been withdrawn because it may contain a food bug.

Inside Scotch House, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia. Picture: Scotch House

5 of the most far-flung Scottish pubs around the world

From South America to rural Russia, Scottish pubs are scattered around the globe.

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Julia Cowie gives a fascinating insight into  age-old  metal casting techniques during her exhibition at Whitefox Gallery, Homestead Arts & Crafts Centre, at the Hirsel, Coldstream

New exhibition highlights age-old techniques

Acclaimed metal worker and silversmith Julia Cowie is guest artist at the White Fox Gallery, at the Homestead, on Coldstream’s Hirsel Estate.

Duns Citizen of the Year Myra Watson with Jim McDevitt.

Myra steps out as Duns Citizen of the Year 2016

Duns Walking Group leader Myra Watson is the first female recipient of the Duns Citizen of the Year award.

Daniel Clelland plays the male lead in La Sylphide

Ballet school celebrates silver anniversary

The Jane Keenan School of Dance celebrates its 25th anniversary with a performance of the romantic ballet La Sylphide this Sunday.

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