Charles I as depicted by Gerrit van Honthorst in 1628. PIC: Creative Commons.

When the King ‘healed’ 100 people at Holyrood Palace

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Cartoon of a dancing bear in the Glasgow Looking Glass, July 8 1825. PIC: Special Collections at Glasgow University Library.

The street bear shot for wrestling a Glasgow councillor

Lochindorb Castle near Grantown-on-Spey - the Wolf's secluded island home. PIC: YouTube.

The Wolf of Badenoch - Scotland’s vilest man?

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Scottish folklore traditions in danger of dying out

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National Museum’s Jacobite exhibition shows Vatican treasures

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Was Irn-Bru actually invented in America?

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Stirling Castle will run special tours this weekend to coincide with the anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. PIC Wikimedia.

Stirling Castle marks Battle of Bannockburn anniversary

British soldier and war poet Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918) in uniform with a young boy, circa 1917.   (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

War poet’s time in Scotland to be marked in centenary year

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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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

Jean Cameron, Project Director of Paisleys UK City of Culture 2021 bid. Picture: John Devlin

Culture clash: Perth v Paisley in title fight

Exterior of Saughton prison in Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

George Robertson: The last man hanged in Edinburgh

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Can the riddle of the Lady in a Fur Wrap finally be solved?


Bruce Russell: Help us tell proud story of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

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