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Putting aside a life in harm’s way

August 8, 2015

As the bodyguard of Princess Diana, Mohamed Al Fayed, Alex Salmond and a score of other celebrities including Tom Cruise and Sylvester Stallone, Moray father Lee Sansum has spent the majority of his years risking his  life to protect others. But now, after a near-death experience in Libya, his wife is trying to protect him

Music

Sing your heart out for fun and friendship

August 7, 2015

We’ve all heard the term sing your heart out, but did you know singing is actually good for your heart, lungs, mind and overall health? Medical experts who have studied all aspects of singing say it can also reduce stress levels and improve our emotional sense of wellbeing. It’s also a huge amount of fun, as people from the north-east who have joined Rock Choir, the UK's largest and most popular contemporary choir, can testify.

Lifestyle

SonicVision 3D fun at Dynamic Earth

August 7, 2015

Following last year’s success, the highly acclaimed fully immersive SonicVision show has returned to the five-star visitor attraction Dynamic Earth for a four-week run as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Music

Q&A: Craig Reid

August 6, 2015

Scotland’s best-loved twins, The Proclaimers – aka Craig and Charlie Reid – have enjoyed worldwide success thanks to their fantastic musical repertoire, which includes songs filled with emotional honesty, political fire, wit and singalong raucousness. Susan Welsh chats to Craig ahead of the duo’s headline appearance at the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival near Beauly tonight, August 6.

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