More than 900 descendants of Robbie Burns have already been established. PIC Contributed.

Could you be related to Robert Burns?


Picture quiz: How well do you know Trainspotting?

News 3

Five Trainspotting locations which have changed beyond recognition


Glasgow’s unbuilt Inner Ring Road

News 6

Lost dark age kingdom discovered in Galloway

News 1
Arras men leaving the trenches

Scots pupils to visit Arras battle site during WW1 commemorations

Historic Events
Former British land and water speed record holder Donald Campbell. Picture: PA/PA Wire

Donald Campbell: 50th anniversary of Bluebird crash marked

Historic Events
A record number of tickets have been snapped for Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations this weekend.

More tickets for Edinburgh's Hogmanay sold than ever before

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The Scottish Government is ploughing an extra �90,000 to provide the curtain-raiser to the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe in 2017. Photograph: Steven Scott Taylor

Let there be lights – and lasers – at Hogmanay tribute to 70th Festival

Art 13

The Arran stowaways thrown off a ship in Newfoundland

News 1

The plan to colonise Lewis by the Fife Adventurers

Ex-Scotsman journalist Andrew Marr takes part in the new documentary The Paper Thistle: 200 Years of the Scotsman.

BBC documentary to chart 200 years of The Scotsman

Lifestyle 23
Teachdaireachd dhochasach ga sealltainn air Arc de Triomphe ann am Paris nuair a chaidh gabhail ris an aonta an-toiseach.

Aonta Pharis: na chloich-mhìle eachdraidheil dhan àrainneachd?

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Island I Vow is on Loch Lomond. Picture: Getty

Place name of the week: Island I Vow - Eilean a’ Bhùtha

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Drastic cuts looming for Edinburgh's Christmas and Hogmanay events

Lifestyle 49

Culaidh-dheasbaid air còireannan, creideamh, àite nam boireannach

More Heritage

Place name of the week: Dunfermline - Dùn Phàrlain

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Edinburgh Festival in 70th birthday boost after cuts u-turn

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