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Former Glasgow MP Mohammad Sarwar sworn in as Punjab governor

SARWAR, who stepped down as an MP three years ago, has vowed to get one million more children into education every year in the Pakistan province. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. PA/Andrew Milligan. Mohammad Sarwar. THE UK's first Muslim MP has …

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Glasgow technology firm develops mobile app for African vets

A Glasgow-based technology firm has developed a mobile app which has the potential to help millions of farmers in East Africa. Cojengo has developed the VetAfrica app will allow vets, farmers and those working in animal health in Kenya, Ethiopia …

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The Galleria a destination of delights

Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Deutsch & Deutsch and Omega are some examples among jewelers. Accessory brands with an international following include Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos and Tory Burch. High-end retailers distinguish The Galleria …

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Romancing the grape in Germany's red wine paradise

Pleasant tree-lined walkways and pedestrian bridges over the Ahr River lead to city icons, including the posh casino inside the Art Nouveau Kurhaus and the imposing 19th-century Steigenberger Hotel. To cap off our daytrip through the Ahr River valley …

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Plans for Kelvin Hall revamp gather pace with £4.5m lottery grant

The new facility will contain the only surviving complete suite of interiors by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Mrs Cranston's Ingram Street tearooms, which will undergo conservation work in public view. National Library of Scotland's Scottish Screen …

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The Kelpies: two horse head sculptures unveiled in Scotland

… powered by Disqus. RELATED VIDEO. Flames burst through the windows of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed Glasgow School of Art … Have-a-go-hero tackles jewellery store robber armed with a machete. 23 Jan 2015. ANIMALS Hippo 10 …

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Glasgow School of Art Reid Building has wow factor as students and staff move …

On a visit to his project last May, Holl said: “My Glasgow building is my most important project because of its proximity to the Mackintosh building. It is a homage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh, whose inventive manipulation of space to deploy light …

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Lily Allen and Paul Weller added to the bill at Benicassim festival in Spain

THE fire at the iconic Charles Rennie Mackintosh building has been described as an international tragedy. In pictures: Stunning stars hit the … Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery heist. View: Desktop …

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Twitter Time: Young Scots get the chance to grill First Minister Alex Salmond …

STUDENTS in tears as they watch massive plumes of smoke and flames spreading across the roof of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building. Cybernat who … Police. Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery heist …

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When in Brussels… A guide to the art & antiques in Sablon

Even if you're not there to buy, it is worth sneaking a peek at its 'salons', one of which is a Martinique-themed apartment painted by the grandson of Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta. Costermans is therefore the perfect place to start our …

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In pictures: Long-forgotten images of Scotland at work, play and in love over …

Footage includes scenes from Glasgow School of Art, all the more poignant following the recent fire which ravaged the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building. “There is a lovely sequence from the Glasgow School Of Art of the students dancing,” …

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Ambulance called to help 83-year-old Peter Downes was delayed because of …

THE Daily Record's exclusive aerial images from the Charles Rennie Mackintosh masterpiece lay bare the destruction which will cost millions of pounds to repair. … Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery …

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July 9th: Daily Record breakfast news blog LIVE

JOIN the news team every morning between 06.30am and 10:00am for a dissection of the biggest stories making the headlines in today's newspaper and on the Daily Record website. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Jean Catuffe/Getty Images. Brazil were on …

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Dundee becomes first British city to be awarded Unesco design title

The cost of the construction project is reported to already be £30m over budget to £80.11m before work begins. Blaze at Glasgow Art School ignites new demand for work of design genius Charles Rennie Mackintosh · What's happening in Glasgow December …

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Sponsored: Ten things we love about Glasgow

​The Mackintosh House. Home to one of the most important collections of work by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The house is located in the Gilmorehill campus of the stunning University of Glasgow. Buchanan Street – shopping destination.

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10 Great Gift Shops in Boston to Check Out This Holiday Season

Owner Sofi Madison can give you the backstory on just about every item in her store, which currently includes all kinds of delicious snacks, hand-painted jewelry, housewares, and more. Madison likens her shop to a farmers market, where you can find …

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TASS: Press Releases – Important Art Nouveau Collection …

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ — The Louis Daniel Brodsky Collection of Art Nouveau features furniture and decorative arts from Louis Majorelle, Emile Galle, Loetz and Tiffany Studios.

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Bulgakov's 'Master' Still Strikes A Chord In Today's Russia

In the early 1920s, Bulgakov and his wife lived for several years in the rambling Art Nouveau building in central Moscow that how houses that museum. The couple made their home in Apartment 50, which the writer eventually turned into a key setting for …

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Folk singer, hillwalker and TV star Jimmie Macgregor on the thrill of taking …

It's his musical heritage that will be celebrated this week at a specially-curated Jimmie Macgregor and Friends concert in the prestigious art nouveau surroundings of the Mackintosh Church on Glasgow's Maryhill Road. Jimmie said: “I was asked to do it …

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How I Made It: Karen Betts, founder of Nouveau Beauty Group

“She had lost her eyebrows too, so I borrowed a machine from the tattoo artist above my salon and inked them on,” said Betts, who is also a make-up artist. “It wasn't my best work but it gave her life-changing confidence.” Inspired by the boost she had …

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Canadian city of Toronto is great place for shoe lovers to indulge their …

TORONTO is home to the Bata Shoe Museum where you can find out all about the history of shoes before picking up a new pair in the wonderful array of shopping on offer. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. ynn McPherson at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.

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Glasgow Art School fire: Archaeologists hunt for Mackintosh Library secrets …

He said they hoped to involve a new generation of craftspeople to replace every detail of the library, meticulously designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Some of the items are unique and irreplaceable, such as the periodicals desk and a book dating to …

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Stephen Fry jokes he's 'never leaving hospital' after Oxford win Boat Race

Karl Hudspith, from the winning Oxford crew, was gracious after the result. Oxford won their fifth boat race in seven years on the River Thames [REUTERS]. Speaking to BBC Sport, the three-time winner said: "I said to the guys when he crossed the line …

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Invasion of the Job Snatchers: Meet the sparky 19-year-old who can't stop …

The first person to wake up for his day at work was Carl, a 28-year-old from Warrington. The BBC Three programme sees unemployed people trying to impress and get a job [BBC]. I think some older people absolutely stink of s*** but you don't hear me …

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God's own country! Bearded figure peers through clouds in Norfolk

"The obvious comment is that it looks like God but it could also be Sean Connery or Karl Marx," added Mr Fletcher, who said he was 'not a religious person'. Last night, Norfolk councillor and county stalwart Charles Joyce, 62, said: "Everyone who …

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Paris Hilton dons a cat ear cap again with cape at Winter Wonderland

According to the website for the new hotspot, the club located in the heart of Mayfair is inspired by the Fabergé Egg for a decadent experience in the London nightlife scene. She joined the club's owner, Joe Fournier, at the Sanderson Hotel before …

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Carer spat on 85-year-old dementia sufferer after 'snapping' while working at …

Kendall Jenner chooses comfort over style for low-key dinner date with sister Khloe Kardashian Having a day off from world of fashion; Kim Kardashian puff.jpg ….. of her pregnant sister Jill Headed to Little Rock; Former Playboy Playmate Shauna Sand …

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Guy Pearce Has A Music Video And It's Very Bizarre

In an interview, Pearce said that he didn't feel comfortable sharing his music since any mention of it would prompt journalists to "roll their eyes." Before he recently sang live on Australia's Radio National, Pearce said, "I didn't have the confidence …

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Vincent van Gogh in his Own Words

Vincent Van Gogh. Ever Yours: The Essential Letters, edited by Leo Jansen, Hans Luijten and Nienke Bakke. Vincent van Gogh's 819 letters (658 to brother Theo) make up not only a creative autobiography without parallel in visual art but what the editors …

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Restored Art Nouveau Hospital is Covered in Floral Tiles …

Designed by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner starting in 1901, the colorful art nouveau hospital was not finished until 1930, and is considered a masterpiece of early 20th-century Spanish architecture.

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Liebermann: An Artist's Studio

… rebelled against the normal conventions of Impressionism and set up the quasi-popular Berliner Sezession that was a group of artists that advocated not so popular forms of Impressionism, which later came to dominate the ideology and style of Art …

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Cybernat who survived the Clutha disaster has claimed a young mum and a …

STUDENTS in tears as they watch massive plumes of smoke and flames spreading across the roof of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building. Edinburgh … Police · Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery heist …

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My Canadian ranch-style home with swimming pool makes a real splash in Fife

“Another great feature of my home is the veranda outside the bedroom, which has Charles Rennie Mackintosh-style framework – it's a very nice feature.” In the swing of it, Nicola Campbell loves her picturesque surroundings. All the rooms in Twin Pines …

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Video: Fire ravaged Glasgow School of Art gets a new waterproof roof for winter

Douglas Anderson, who studied architecture at Glasgow School of Art and went to the same school – Allan Glen's Institution – as Charles Rennie Mackintosh, is overseeing the bid to restore the landmark to its former glory. The project manager said: “It …

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70-year-old Glasgow locomotive makes flying visit to city on its way to a …

A piece of Glasgow engineering heritage returned to city after 70 years as part of an ambitions restoration plan from the Scottish Railway Preservation Society. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. 8F 2-8-0 locomotive, built in Glasgow in 1942 before being …

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