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2008-11-21 19:01:15

The National Heritage Memorial Fund says it will donate $15 million to keep Titian's Diana and Actaeon at the national galleries of England and Scotland. The NHMF said it would give the money to The National Galleries of Scotland and the National Gallery in London, which are attempting to raise $75

2008-10-06 12:00:26

By Alan McEwen Burning effigies and fireworks display celebrate Dussehra IT was a sight visible across the centre of Edinburgh as three giant effigies burned in the night sky on the top of Calton Hill.

2008-10-01 09:00:26

ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Ryan McGuinness from St Ninian's Primary School was among pupils helping create an Asiatic lion sculpture at Edinburgh Zoo for this weekend's parade to mark the Hindu festival of Dusshera.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.