Talk of the Town: Which way Will you vote in Wallace poll?

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THEY say one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.

So the Edinburgh Dungeon is asking the public into which category William Wallace should fall.

The question sparks debate for the attraction’s new show, which portrays the Scottish hero as the “greatest freedom fighter” in the country’s history.

General manager Johnny Campbell said: “Some believe Wallace was a hero and wrongly condemned, whilst others argue he behaved like a terrorist, trying to change ‘policy’ through bloodshed.”

Rumours Braveheart will be remade featuring Smeato setting about Mel Gibson couldn’t be confirmed at time of going to press.

Shadow secretary has all the highlights licked

LABOUR’S shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna, who was in town the other day to officially open the new Bruntsfield Post Office, knows how to have a good time in Scotland.

Before cutting the ribbon with sub-postmaster Ibrahim Joulack, he revealed that his earlier engagements in the day had been at the Glenmorangie bottling plant in West Lothian and a major pharmaceutical company.

“So that’s drink, drugs and post offices,” he said.

In some licensed premises, he might even have found his drink cheaper than a first-class stamp.

Cross-border collaboration

AS far as cross-border relations go, it’s a bit of a blow to Alex Salmond’s revolution.

While the Scottish Rugby Union was announcing it would stand by Andy Robinson as coach despite a woeful Six Nations campaign, its English counterpart appointed a former Scottish internationalist as its new full-time coach.

Cumbria-born Stuart Lancaster wore dark blue at under-19s, under-21s and student level thanks to his mum being from Dumfries.

With Scotland’s rugby team having seen better days it wouldn’t be a bad time to enlist a spy in the Auld Enemy camp.

Is it Porty or Porto?

A NEW poll has seen our Capital named as one of Europe’s top ten holiday destinations.

More than 212.000 people cast their vote online over a three-week period. Edinburgh, the UK’s only representative, scored an impressive 8416 votes in total.

But we didn’t get close to first-placed Porto, with nearly 27,000 opting for the Portuguese city.

If only they had they seen the temperatures around these parts in recent days.