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Vintage bagpipes complete 6000 mile journey to return home

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The monument which marks the spot of Robert the Bruce's interred heart at Melrose Abbey. PIC Crown Copyright/ Historic Environment Scotland.

On this day in 1330: ‘Black Douglas’ died while carrying Robert the Bruce’s heart to Jerusalem

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The stunningly beautiful Castle Stalker. Picture: Wikimedia

Five stunning Scottish castles you can only reach by boat

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No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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US couple visit Scottish site of relative’s WWII bomber crash

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Hidden records show 800 Kirk buildings damaged during WWII

People & Places
The 60ft spherical structure known as the golf ball masks a sophisticated broadcast antenna. All pictures: Ben Cooper

Inside the Balado Bridge ‘golf ball’ spy base on sale for £1m

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Battle of Dunbar Scots to be commemorated. Picture: Richard Annis / Durham Univeristy

No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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The Glenfinnan Monument on the banks of Loch Shiel. PictureL Adam Elder/TSPL

On this day in 1745: Jacobite rising begins at Glenfinnan

People & Places

Contemplation garden in jute baron’s mansion marks Somme death

Historic Events

Scottish writer’s role in Great War propaganda campaign

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Stephen Jardine: Army ration stew added to WWI suffering

Opinion 1

Why Kirsty Wark will never forget the thousands of war dead in Scots graves

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3D image of Iron Age forts. Picture: Contributed

3D Visualisation of Iron Age forts to go on display in Dundee

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Prehistoric man had a wardrobe of bearskin hat and carried arrows in a quiver made from deer hide. Picture: Andrea Solero/AFP/Getty Images)

Prehistoric iceman was picky about the clothes he wore

Environment
Native Americans eating maize in an engraving by Theodor de Bry published from 1588.   New genetic evidence casts doubt on the theory that their ancestors walked across from SIberia 12,600 years ago. Picture: Getty

DNA evidence suggests first Americans must have sailed there

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Air dha bhith air a dhroch le�n na dhruim, chaochail D�mhnall MacLe�id san ospadal an St Albans. Picture: PA

B’ e cuideigin a bh’ ann a dhìon an rìoghachd ach cò bu leis e?

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Amazing 1800s map details length of Scotland’s rivers

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A’ cumail cuimhne air Iain a’ Ghobha: an gobha mu dheireadh ann an Slèite

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First World War soldier buried after being found in field

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