The Pogues famously sang of a Dirty Old Town – a smoky industrial hellhole, bordered by gasworks and dirty canals, and Morrissey once crooned that Manchester had “so much to answer for”.
Some Guys Have All the Luck, a tribute to Sir Rod Stewart, hit the stage at HM Theatre last night.
BAFTA-winning comedian, Michael McIntyre, had the Granite City in giggles last night performing to a packed out AECC.
Susan Welsh saw Ballet Black at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
Curry, often referred to as Scotland’s other national dish, is more popular than ever across P&J country. Believe it or not, once the nation’s favourite carry out, the chicken tikka masala, was invented in a Glasgow curry house in the early 70s.
Senior politicians across the north of Scotland last night insisted the UK Government must now step in and force RBS to halt their controversial axing of branches following the publication of the Scottish Affairs Committee’s report.
Stan Arnaud saw Legally Blonde the Musical at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness
It’s unsettling to realise it’s more than 40 years since I first went for a curry and a few drinks on a Friday night. Then, of course, I tended to be heading into the restaurant at about half past 11 having spent an evening in the pub with friends.
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Luxury hotels can easily lose their allure once children come along. Champagne in dreamy-looking rooms, state-of-the-art spas offering the ultimate in escapism, those lingering all-evening fine-dining experiences, well-stocked bars and cosy corners to unwind in all seem a waste when you’re running around after little ones who are bored senseless or splitting the childcare in a bid to steal some solo time.
The Pier cafe bistro was always a favourite of ours on family visits to Aberdeen beach, so I was saddened when it was destroyed by a fire at a neighbouring restaurant.
Movie star James Corden's dad has written to a movie critic to complain about his son being labelled "appallingly irritating".
I love it when a restaurant gets you talking, especially if you’re still talking about it days after you’ve dined there.
Brace yourself as the feel-good musical Hairspray makes a triumphant return to Aberdeen after a one-year hiatus.
Stan Arnaud watched the Classic Rock Show - Guitar Greats World Tour 2018 at Inverness's Eden Court.
Susan Welsh saw You’ve Got A Friend at Eden Court in Inverness.
A community has been left “disappointed” after Stagecoach announced it is to review all of its Lochaber operations, with at least one bus service to be withdrawn next month.
Susan Welsh saw, Moon River & Me: A Tribute to Andy Williams at Eden Court Theatre
Much to the delight of the Inverness audience, it was a dancer they regard as one of their own who stepped into the spotlight and dazzled as the Nutcracker Prince at the opening performance of Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker, which can be seen at Eden Court until tomorrow.
To celebrate the new year, we asked our food critics to pick some of their favourite places they've had the pleasure of experiencing over the past 12 months.
On a chilly moonlit night in Milan, Italy’s most elegant oenophiles are mingling in a 19th-century mansion.
The latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise is here.
The pantomime season has kicked off in style in the Highland capital with a mixture of magic and humour – and a few surprises on the way.
Christmas is all about wishes, from adult’s hopes and dreams of a better year to come, to children hoping to get everything on their Santa list.
It has been a big week for north-east music fans with US superstars The Killers filling the AECC on Tuesday night and Kasabian playing the same venue last night.
Thousands of music lovers smiled like they meant it last night as The Killers returned to rock the Granite City.
Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer, Lee Larchford-Evans and Ian ‘H’ Watkins formed pop group Steps 20 years ago and went on to achieve phenomenal global success.
Bienevenidos (welcome) to Topolabamba, the newest eatery to open on Union Street in Aberdeen.
Tesla’s Model S has revolutionised the way we think about electric cars. Their affordable version is the all-wheel drive Model S 70D.
It’s taken Ferrari a while to develop a four-wheel drive production car but the FF is nothing short of astonishing.
Our first child moved to Edinburgh a few years ago to attend university, and now our son has decided to follow in her footsteps and leave the family home and join her in our capital city.