National Galleries set to launch public appeal over The Monarch of the Glen

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World heritage sites to be transformed under new Scottish tourism campaign

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Early photographs of Edinburgh to be shown in new National Galleries show

The Mitre on the Royal Mile. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Five of Edinburgh’s most haunted pubs

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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 12 nobles set sail from Fife in 1598 for Lewis PIC Wikicommons

The plan to colonise Lewis by the Fife Adventurers


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


Edinburgh Military Tattoo to give clan members starring role in 2017 production

Lifestyle 10
Young film-maker Zeki Basan. Picture: Contributed

16–year-old Scots film-maker captures vision of John Muir

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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

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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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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