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“What am I thinking right now?” - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

Mind reading, psychology and social justice - just three subjects you might not expect to crop up in an interview for a job in accountancy or computing.

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Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

New BBC Scotland channel a “shift in the right direction”

Scotland’s new BBC television channel is a welcome step in the right direction, but must be properly resourced, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has said today.

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Edzell Castle, one of the Angus venues which is participating in Scotlands Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. Historic Environment Scotland has revealed the programme of events for the year.

Angus history to feature in year of heritage

People across Angus are being encouraged to engage with their local and national history as the country gears up for Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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Angus LGBT+ group to hold open evening

The Revels of Angus group are hoping to ‘draw’ on the talent of local people to create a unique souvenir of an equal opportunity evening.

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B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q safety warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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Members of Angus Alive staff at the launch of the festival programme.

Angus walking festival has a programme for all

The beauties of the Angus hills and coastline will attract walkers from across the country for this year’s Angus Glens Walking Festival.

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Forfar exhibit tells sad family story

The Meffan in Forfar has welcomed the work of critically acclaimed photographic artist Melanie Sims for its latest exhibition.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Researchers recreate the man's face

Tayside researchers reconstruct face of murdered Pictish man

Researchers from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) have reconstructed the face of a Pictish man they showed to have been brutally murdered 1400 years ago.

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Panto at Ashludie, 1949

Panto at Ashludie, 1949

This week’s photograph from the archive appeared in the edition of February 26, 1949.

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Open audition for show

Open audition for show

Auditions are taking place next week for Carnoustie Theatre Club’s forthcoming production of ‘Dumbstruck’ by David Kane.

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In the frame

In the frame

The cast of Carnoustie Musical Society’s forthcoming production of ‘Sunshine on Leith’ enjoyed an inspirational trip to Edinburgh recently.

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Dundee gig for local boys Gleadhraich

Dundee gig for local boys Gleadhraich

Carnoustie Celtic rock band Gleadhraich will be performing as part of the “Celtic Storm” at Dundee’s Whitehall Theatre on Saturday, February 18.

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Helping hand...this taxi driver knows how to treat those with sight loss, and their guide dogs. Sadly, others dont.

Stop treating us like second class citizens...

Imagine you were turned away from a shop, restaurant or pub or ordered a taxi to take you home only to be told by the driver that you weren’t welcome.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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THIS picture shows the Dominion Cinema in Carnoustie's Park Avenue which, at one time, was one of two cinemas in the town - the other being The Regal in Dundee Street.
Originally called The Pavilion, it was renamed circa 1970. It was constructed in 1912 to provide the town with a public hall and was utilised as a theatre, concert hall and cinema.
To the left is Carnoustie's former Masonic hall and is now the Ganges Indian restaurant. Prior to this it was 11 Park Avenue restaurant and, for a time, was a youth disco, Lips.
Carnoustie Theatre Club used the Dominion for rehearsals in the early 1980s. The front of the building also housed a printing business owned by Harry Best.
It was demolished in the mid-1980s and the area is now occupied by flats with off-street parking.

Stroll down memory lane at the pictures

Memories are made of this, as the saying goes, and staff at the Kinloch Care Centre, Carnoustie, were in full nostalgia mode in January.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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Three for the price of one

Three for the price of one

Carnoustie Theatre Club is currently presenting a trio of one act plays at the Dibble Tree Theatre. The run continues tonight (Thursday) through to Saturday.

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Irene Gillies (left) pictured with a donor at Brechin Cathedral.

Goodwill is shown in Angus to help support Syrian refugees

The desperate situation of the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war in Syria has touched the hearts of many in the UK, with national and international charities doing what they can to help.

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Darcie Westland, from Brechin, is pictured with her medals.

Angus students enjoy winning streak in contest

Hairdressing and beauty therapy students from Dundee & Angus College have brushed off the competition to strike gold seven times in the Scottish finals of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) Competition.

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