The train now standing… is a model: Enthusiasts queue to indulge their love of the railways (in small scale) Model railway clubs from all over the UK and Europe gathered in Glasgow for the Model Rail Scotland exhibitionEvent runs until Sunday but if you can't make it along have a look at our gallery from the Scottish Exhibition Centre By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:11 GMT, 22 February 2013 Huddled over his pride and joy, his is the face of the perfectionist. Using the steadiest of hands, Dave Patterson applies the deft finishing touch to his model carriage. His addition may not have been noticeable to the crowds who descended upon the Model Rail Scotland exhibition yesterday
Festive family adorn their home with 20,000 Christmas lights display featuring reindeer, Santas and even a snow machine Twin brothers Paul and Lee Brailsford have decorated house for 16 yearsWallace and Gromit turned on 2012 display which costs 450 a day to run | UPDATED: 13:07 GMT, 3 December 2012 A grandmother's semi-detached house has been transformed into a winter wonderland after her builder sons spent weeks decorating it with tens of thousands of Christmas lights.
The Dandy's Dan goes digital: After 75 years Britain's one-time favourite comic is replaced with online version The Dandy, the world's third-longest-running comic magazine will switch to online publication on TuesdayThe comic, which launched in 1937, was once the nation's favourite and sold two million a weekRecent sales figures have slumped to around 8,000 By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 13:03 GMT, 2 December 2012 | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 2 December 2012 For many the sight of his grinning face tucking into a 'cow pie' brings back memories of a happier and simpler time – the golden age of comics when children would excitedly part with pocket money for the next installment of their hero's escapades. In the wake of World War Two, the Dandy Comic was the nation's children's best loved buy, and despite households still relying on ration books, the magazine had a circulation which topped two million. But now, as Dandy Dan – the comics best known character – approaches his 75th birthday and following a steep drop in circulation in recent years, the world's third-longest-running comic magazine will switch to online only publication.