Long-lost sister says goodbye to lonely Scots war veteran

'Green Room', by John Maher, shows an abandoned croft on North Uist

Exhibition explores abandoned crofts on Outer Hebrides


Royal High developers vow to confront challengers to hotel scheme

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Tony and Cherie Blair in 1994. Picture: Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

On this day: Tony Blair elected leader of Labour party in 1994

People & Places
Scottish writer John Buchan was a great believer in the Empire. Picture: Sasha/Getty

For Buchan the pen was mightier than the bayonet

WWI soldiers were given an almost inedible stew to eat every day. Picture: Contributed

Stephen Jardine: Army ration stew added to WWI suffering

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Kirsty Wark campaigns for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Listening Project at Glasgow Western Necropolis

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

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Old Woodhouselee Castle in Roslin, Midlothian. Picture: Supplied

Castle owned by world’s first gun-toting assasin for sale


Keith Brown: How Jutland changed course of war

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Lifesaving Battle of Jutland telescope to go on display


Leader comment: Censorship would dishonour Liddell’s memory

For decades the popular narrative of the 1746 battle has held that a poorly led, ill-disciplined, ill equipped highland army was routed by professional British redcoats deploying muskets and cannon fire. Picture: TSPL

Jacobites were ‘outnumbered but not outgunned’ at Culloden

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The 17th century buildings around the Mercat Cross in Culross, Fife, highlight the village's former life as an important trading port with the Low Countries. Pantile roofs and crow-stepped gables are Flemish in origin. Picture: Contributed

Scotland and Europe: A relationship grown over centuries

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Kelvingrove House was the home of Glasgow's first muncipal museum. It was demolished in 1899. Picture: Glasgow Life

The changing face of Glasgow’s famous Kelvingrove Museum

The Dunmore Pineapple is Scotland's most famous folly.Picture ALLAN MILLIGAN/TSPL

10 of Scotland’s most unusual buildings


The hidden history of smuggling in Scotland


How the struggle of workers sowed the seeds of Scotland’s gala days

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Iceland’s national anthem was written in an Edinburgh house

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