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Bygones: Bunty's motorbike mission with sealed orders in World...
ELIZABETH Joan Marshall, nee Tailby, was always known as Bunty. She was born in Repton in 1922 and passed her driving test in her father's 4.5-litre Alvis sports saloon when she was 17. When she volunteered to join the Women's Royal Naval Service during the Second World War, she expected to be given a job as a driver but, to her surprise, she was ... (more)
Glasgow promotes new look, but deprivation festers
Showy entertainment venues, museums and new housing blocks have replaced many of the shipyards that once lined Glasgow's River Clyde.
Has UK defence been cut too much?
Some military analysts wonder if Britain could ever put together another task force such as that sent to the Falklands in 1982 Has Britain cut defence spending too much in recent years? Are our armed forces stretched too far or should we accept we are no longer a military world power? I decided to find out for The Editors, a programme that sets out ... (more)
Zeppelin raid: Scotland's first air blitz
The first air raids on Scotland did not come during the blitz of World War Two, but almost 25 years earlier when German zeppelins bombed Edinburgh during World War One .
Queen to name warship Queen Elizabeth
A computer generated image made available by the British Ministry of Defence yesterday shows the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Queen to name Navy's new carrier
A traditional champagne christening will be held at Rosyth dockyard in Fife to mark the completion of the HMS Queen Elizabeth.
New Report Available: Forth Ports plc - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile
It is engaged in providing high levels of handling and logistic-related services to move goods cost effectively and efficiently.
18 month football ban for trouble before Raith-Dunfermline game
A football fan has been fined 400 and banned from attending football matches for 18 months following an incident with rival fans before a match between Raith Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic.
New crossing ready to rise from river
The majority of construction work to date has focussed on the creation of approach roads at Kirkliston and in Fife and laying the foundations for the bridge's towers.
Nuclear sub waste will be dumped in Scotland - expert
A MinistryofDefence plantostart dismantlingseven defunct nuclear submarines at Rosyth in Fife has led to fears that hundreds of tonnes of radioactive waste will end up being dumped in Scotland.