Tom Forsyth has stayed on a croft on the remote settlement of Scoraig in Wester Ross since 1964. He is pictured here in 2010. PIC: TSPL/Ian Rutherford

5 alternative communities of Scotland

John F Kennedy made his first offical appearance as a representative of the United States in Glasgow in September 1939 aged just 22. PIC: Getty.

How JFK’s road to The White House started in Glasgow

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Wilfred Owen was treated at Craiglockhart War Hospital, Edinburgh, site of the planned remembrance garden. Picture: Jane Barlow

Garden of peace to be created to honour war poet Wilfred Owen

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Countdown to Jacobites show at National Museum of Scotland

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6 American icons and their lesser-known visits to Scotland

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Picture: Google

We answer the most commonly Googled questions about Scotland

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Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, where the Honours of Scotland were held. PIC: Flickr/Creative Commons./Christian Kadluba.

The women who smuggled Crown Jewels from Dunnottar Castle

The Battle of the Somme is remembered at the National Memorial

Jane Anderson: Don’t wait for centenary to visit National Memorial

John Buchan is underappreciated in Scotland, says Dr Mary Brown

Dr Mary Brown: John Buchan not given his due

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American author Diana Gabaldon has sold more than 28 million copies of her Outlander novels.

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon to appear at National Museum


Festival of Mary Queen of Scots revealed


Colossal clansman launches piping hot summer in Glasgow


Postman turned actor to play John Knox on stage


Highland’s oldest bridge celebrates 300th anniversary

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Head carver Martins Cirulis works on a design for the front panel. Picture Toby Williams

The mission to resurrect the GSA’s Mackintosh library

Dali's Christ of St John of the Cross will leave Kelvingrove to go on loan in September. Picture: Robert Ormerod

Salvador Dali painting to leave Glasgow on loan

Michael Wiper is the brewer behind the biscuit-flavoured beer.

Brewers take the biscuit with flavoured beer

Greg Wells and Daniel Sylvester are launching the new Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival this weekend.

Biscuit-flavoured pints face crunch test at new craft beer festival


Highlands set to stand in for USA in new Outlander series

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Outlander author hopes BBC will screen the show - as long as it is not cut

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4,000 pipers set for Pipe Band Championships in Paisley