Britain remains a nation of “art connoisseurs”, according to the chief curator of a London gallery after a fake old master slipped into a collection of works on permanent display was the one most frequently identified as a copy.
Scrutiny of Nicola Sturgeon has thrown up an interesting coincidence. Her favourite novel was Sunset Song, part of a trilogy by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, a Scottish writer who died young in 1935. Sturgeon read it when it was in her teens. “It seemed to speak to me at a time when other things were taking shape in my head,” she told The Scotsman. In her mind, it […]