WEEK IN NUMBERS
The number of years long-running BBC period detective series Inspector George Gently has been running. The series is drawing to a close with two-feature length episodes that will wrap up the stories associated with the main characters
The number of pipes set to descend on Paisley later today. The world’s best pipers and drummers will perform at St James Playing Fields as part of the British Pipe Band Championships.
The number of poppy petals released by Poppyscotland from the top of the National Wallace Monument in Stirling on Tuesday. Each petal represented a Scottish soldier who lost his life or was wounded during the Battle of Arras.
The year in which Portugal first entered the Eurovision Song Contest. Winning the competition for the first time in the contest’s history last weekend, Salvador Sobral dedicated the win to “music that means something.”
The price a rare bottle of whisky is expected to make at a Hong Kong auction. The single bottle of 1972 Brora is the oldest official bottling of the whisky to come up for sale.
The cost of the new Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries. Local pupils, who have acted as local ambassadors, got a sneak peek of the new building.