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First ever photographs of Edinburgh to be shown in major exhibition

Art
Nursery at Craiglockhart Poorhouse, c1895. Picture: City Archives.

Life in an Edinburgh poorhouse

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A model of Nessie at the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition in Drumnadrochit. Sightings of the 'real' Nessie are at their highest since 2000. Picture: Jane Barlow

Loch Ness Monster sightings at highest level ‘since 2000’

People & Places

Mystery cairn found on Braemar golf course

Environment

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

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Exhibition sheds light on pioneering work of Scots photographers

People & Places
Heinrich Steinmeyer in his SS uniform. Picture: SWNS

WWII German POW leaves nearly £400k to ‘kind’ village of Comrie

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Mary Slessor , from Dundee, a missionary who worked to tackle barbarism against children in south Nigeria. PIC: Centre for the Study of World Christianity,
University of Edinburgh.

Mary Slessor: the Scot who took on 19th Century African tribes

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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

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Detail from front cover of The Stowaways: The Story of the Boys on the Ice, willl be published next month by Magic Torch Comics. The graphic novel tells a story little mentioned for almost 100 years. PIC Mhairi M Robertson.

The Arran stowaways thrown off a ship in Newfoundland

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The plan to colonise Lewis by the Fife Adventurers

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“World class” celebration to mark 700th anniversary of Declaration of Arbroath

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Broadcaster Robbie Shepherd stood down from presenting 'Take The Floor' on Radio Scotland in September.

Robbie Shepherd honoured at Scots Trad Music Awards

Lifestyle
Oideas Gael, Colaiste Ghaidhlig na h-Eireann, Gleann Cholm Cille, Dun nan Gall. Tha a cholaiste air a bhith a tairgsinn chursaichean goirid ann an canan is cultar Gaidhlig na h-Eireann bho 1984

Turas taistealachd do dh’Èirinn às leth a’ chànain is a’ chultair

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The Clydesdale Bank tower opened by Princess Diana and Prince Charles at the Glasgow Garden Festival in April 1988.

The Glasgow Garden Festival: A true legacy or a glorious failure?

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Gleneagles is best known for its golf courses and its hotel.

Place name of the week: Gleneagles - Gleann Eagais

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Letter describing RL Stevenson's final hours secured for nation

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The men and women of Fife’s industrial past

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Rare 17th century map found stuffed up an Aberdeen chimney is saved for the nation

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Place name of the week: Kirkcudbright - Cille Chuithbeirt

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