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Photography: Home is where the art is

Since 2009, the Young Photographers' Alliance has been nurturing promising photographic talent, initially in New York before the charity expanded into Britain. Industry professionals have been mentoring photographers, aged between 18 and 29, giving them advice not only on technical their skills but also on the business acumen needed to build a career in the profession.

Curse of the Krankies: John Barrowman hurt after live panto horse fall

Scottish-American actor John Barrowman, 45, was playing the lead in a matinée performance of Jack and the Beanstalk when a live horse was spooked and threw him on to the stage at the SECC Clyde Auditorium.

Neil Lennon celebrates Celtic’s victory over Barcelona

Kevin Garside: Belief in fate and miracles belittles the coach's role

For the Higgs boson believers, and me, Celtic just got lucky against Barcelona

The week ahead: Superstorm helps Aggreko power on

The week before Christmas and with just a handful of corporate updates the City will focus on economic news as well as signs of consumer confidence and spending. Inflation is expected to drop and the consumer price index is forecast to have fallen slightly to 2.6 per cent for November. But what spending power will shoppers have in the final run-up to Christmas?

A view from outside Rangers' stadium, Ibrox

Rangers hope to score £50m float

Rangers will list its shares on the London Stock Exchange this week in a move expected to value the football club at £50m and revive the once-great team's fortunes.

My Bloody Valentine announce UK tour dates

My Bloody Valentine will play three UK shows following the band's Japanese and Australian tours early next year.

Neil Black: The mentor who knew how to find winning line

Jim Alder was the man who got Neil Black into athletics and who guided him, as his coach, to victories over Steve Cram and Sebastian Coe. The 72-year-old has long been an inspirational figure in the North-east, the trailblazer who paved the way for Brendan Foster, Mike McLeod, Charlie Spedding and Cram – all Olympic medal winners.

In The Red: It was all a long time ago, in a Glasgow far, far away…

The Odeon cinema in Glasgow's Renfield Street used to be the spool around which spun the highlight reel of Glasgow's weekend. It was Saturday night glamorous: heavy carpets, torches in the darkness; buckets of Spielberg and booming magic, slamming you back into your seat. In my hindsight, its opulence makes whichever omni-screened multiplexes we now patronise seem as drab as the business parks they inhabit. Back in the day, if you were Glaswegian and going to the pictures, you probably went to the Odeon.

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Jacksons to embark on reunion tour next year

The Jacksons are to bring their reunion tour to the UK with five newly-announced dates next year.

Leo Blair: Barrister who began as a Conservative but followed his son into the Labour Party

Leo Blair, father of the former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair, overcame his humble working class beginnings as a foster child in the slums of West Glasgow, and two strokes which ended his fledgling political ambitions, to become a respected and successful barrister.

Laura Trott earns a standing ovation as she wins gold in the omnium yesterday

Cycle of change makes Laura Trott new darling of home crowd

Nobody was going to be better received here than Sir Chris Hoy – his name is on the door after all – and a standing ovation duly followed. It was not to be the last of the day and the second one, some two hours later, suggested a changing of the guard in British cycling has already begun.

Tony Blair pays tribute as 'remarkable' father Leo dies aged 89

Tony Blair last night paid tribute to his “remarkable” father who died yesterday at the age of 89.

Jess Varnish (front) and Victoria Pendleton at the Olympics

Cycling: Varnish aims to shine in Glasgow after London low

Jess Varnish stood out at the London Olympics. It was the 21-year-old who took the Mark Cavendish mantle – the one nobody wanted to settle on their shoulders; like the Manxman in Beijing, Varnish was the lonely unfortunate among Britain's garlanded cyclists, the one who did not win a medal amid the happy clamour of the velodrome.

Jason Kenny won two gold medals at the London Games

Cycling: Summer fun leaves Kenny 'depressed' at getting back on track

Gold winner admits tough time since Games as GB track team return to action at World Cup

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