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Plans to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system, Eagle Eye

Plans to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system

Recent issues surrounding the Astute class submarines of the Royal Navy have wide implications for Scotland. Firstly, twenty-five miles west of Glasgow, in Argyle and Bute, four Vanguard class submarines store the entirety of Britain’s nuclear capacity. The submarines were built and introduced in the 1990s, following the end of the Cold War; their launch [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 26 November 2012 at 2:44 pm

The Photography Blog: Landscape Photographer of the Year, Notebook

The Photography Blog: Landscape Photographer of the Year

The Landscape Photographer of The Year 2012 (LPOTY) competition has announced its winner and we have a feast of photography all taken in Britain to admire and enjoy.

By | Notebook | Saturday, 10 November 2012 at 4:00 am

Rudi Zygadlo: ‘Inaccurate musical descriptors aren’t necessarily a problem unless they are derogatory’, Arts

Rudi Zygadlo: ‘Inaccurate musical descriptors aren’t necessarily a problem unless they are derogatory’

Glaswegian producer Rudi Zygaldo was studying Eastern European Literature before swapping the books for a new life of beats. And what beats they are!

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 15 October 2012 at 4:21 pm

Glasgow’s techno legends Slam speak ahead of their return to London, Arts

Glasgow’s techno legends Slam speak ahead of their return to London

Slam are without a doubt legends within Scotland’s small but influential techno scene, having been around for over two decades now. Later this month they will play a very rare three-hour set for London event Motek. Ahead of that special night I caught up with one half of the duo, Orde Meikle to get the lowdown on what they’ve been up to recently.

By | Arts, Music | Thursday, 20 September 2012 at 10:00 am

New music from Belle and Sebastian, Arts

New music from Belle and Sebastian

As part of a Twitter promotion for their up-coming new album Write About Love, Belle and Sebastian yesterday sent the lead single from the record to one Twitter follower (@recordingtime) who was then allowed to do whatever she wanted to with the track.
Helpfully for the rest of us, she chose to stream the track on [...]

By | Arts | Tuesday, 7 September 2010 at 4:44 pm

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