Press

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‘Borders Book Festival line-up ‘biggest ever” – 20 Apr 2015

‘Walter Scott Prize shortlist announced’ – 25 Mar 2015

‘Borders Book Festival start ‘absolutely fabulous” – 12 Jun 2014

‘Joanna Lumley among 10th Borders Book Festival line-up’ – 11 Apr 2013

‘Alistair Moffat tells Rob why you shouldn’t call someone with red hair ‘ginger” – 8 Nov 2012

‘DNA project aims to count Scots redheads’ – 7 Nov 2012

‘Uncovering British ‘deep ancestry” – 9 Jul 2012

‘Study reveals ‘extraordinary’ DNA of people in Scotland’ – 17 Apr 2012

‘Historian Alistair Moffat analyses Fred MacAulay’s DNA’ – 16 Apr 2012

‘Sir David Frost among Borders Book Festival highlights’ – 4 Apr 2012

‘Presiding Officer sews first stitch on Great Tapestry of Scotland’ – 23 Mar 2012

‘St Andrews University chooses new rector’ – 28 Oct 2011

‘Borders Book Festival gets under way’ – 16 Jun 2011

‘Jim Naughtie ‘is an Englishman” – 1 Jun 2011

‘James Naughtie’s Scottish DNA’ – 2 Mar 2011

‘View From The South Bank – Lovely Lennoxlove’ – 21 Nov 2010

‘Seventh book festival promises ‘glittering’ programme’ – 7 Apr 2010

‘Palin to star as festival opens’ – 17 Jun 2009

‘Book festival ticket sales surge’ – 29 Apr 2009

 

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‘Scottish people’s DNA study could ‘rewrite nation’s history” – 15 Aug 2012

‘Sebastian Barry wins Walter Scott prize’ – 19 Jun 2012

‘DNA project reveals Tom Conti’s Napoleonic blood and rich roots of Scotland’s genetic legacy’ – 14 Apr 2012

 

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‘Half of all the men in Britain with surname Stewart ‘descended from royalty” – 30 Jan 2014

‘How a bowl of porridge transformed mankind’ – 28 Jun 2013

‘Does cloudy weather make you ginger?’ – 7 Nov 2012

‘Scottish lecturer found to be ‘grandfather of everyone in Britain” – 29 Jun 2012

 

the-scotsman

‘Alistair Moffat on ‘Britain’s Last Frontier: A Journey Along the Highland Line” – 26 Jan 2013

‘Book review: Britain’s Last Frontier: A Journey Along The Highland Line by Alistair Moffat’ – 6 Jan 2013

‘Scotland’s DNA: Descended from lost tribes… and related to Napoleon’ – 17 Apr 2012 ‘Secret of life deciphers the mysteries of the past’ – 17 Apr 2012

‘Scotland’s DNA: Land of the Britons’ – 27 Dec 2011

‘Scotland’s DNA: In search of our roots’ – 30 Nov 2011

‘Book review: The Scots: A Genetic History by Alistair Moffat and James F Wilson ‘ – 4 Mar 2011

‘Scotland’s DNA: Who do you think you are? – Part Four’ – 2 Mar 2011

‘Scotland’s DNA: In search of a lost tribe – Part Three’ 1 Mar 2011

‘Scotland’s DNA: Who do you think you are? – Part Two’ – 28 Feb 2011

‘Scotland’s DNA: Who do you think you are? – Part One’ – 27 Feb 2011

‘Mantel’s Wolf Hall wins inaugural Walter Scott Prize for historical novels’ – 20 Jun 2010

‘The £25,000 Walter Scott Prize will bring the cream of fiction writers to the Borders’ – 31 Mar 2010

‘Walter Scott inspires new historical novel award’ – 27 Jan 2010

‘Book review: Lennoxlove book festival’ – 17 Nov 2009

‘Interview: Alistair Moffat, author and director of the Borders Book Festival’ – 14 Nov 2009

‘Big names line up for the Borders’ biggest-ever book festival’ – 9 Apr 2009

‘Book review: The emperor’s new foes’ – 21 Jun 2008

‘Borders date for Alastair Campbell’s political diary’ – 10 Apr 2008

‘Many reivers to cross’ – 23 Jun 2007

‘Shelf life’ – 12 Jun 2005

‘One in five Scots has blood tie to ancient Iraq’ – 15 Jan 2005

 

souther-reporter

‘Local DNA experts confirm sprint legend Johnson has slave ancestry’ – 9 Jul 2012

‘Countdown begins as stars set to reveal their earliest inspiration’ – 11 Jun 2009

‘From a dram to a Roman drama’ – 21 May 2009

‘A fine slice of Bakewell’s art’ – 14 May 2009

‘Rory’s set to leave a big impression on Melrose’ – 9 Apr 2009

‘Staying aboard the runaway train’ – 20 June 2007

 

eastlothian

‘Literary Reign’ – 25 Nov 2010

 

border-telegraph

‘Page-turning success of festival’ – 27 Jun 2007

‘Harmony setting for book festival’ – 18 Apr 2007

 

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‘Bringing our history alive’ – 15 Dec 2006

 

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‘The Flying Scotsman’ – 1 May 2000

‘The ballot box gets a pounding’ – 8 May 2000

‘Despise capitalism? Try the Co-op’ – 15 May 2000

‘Give our farmers a future’ – 22 May 2000

‘Royal ties that no longer bind’ – 29 May 2000

‘Waterways not motorways’ – 5 June 2000

‘Democracy needs defending’ – 12 June 2000

‘Cut privilege out of the body politic’ – 19 June 2000

‘Political wilderness looms for SNP’ – 26 June 2000

‘Listen to Jamesy MacMillan’ – 3 July 2000