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Comrie, Perthshire - also known as Shaky Toun due to high frequency of earthquake tremors felt in the village during 18th and 19th Century. PIC Wikipedia.

When thousands of tremors rocked Scotland’s “Shaky Toun”

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The planned development on Sauchiehall Street. Picture: submitted

Student accommodation next to Mackintosh building opposed

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Workers at Colvilles Strip Mill in Ravenscraig. The plant employed 12,000 workers at its peak but closed in 1991- three years after British Steel was privatised. PIC TSPL.

Steel industry in Scotland - a short history

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Haunted ruined village up for sale for offers over £100,000

People & Places

The extraordinary story of the Dundee whaler who joined the Inuits

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Bob Dylan 1966 Scottish gig recordings to be released

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Anatomical Museum, Teviot Place.

Five unusual Edinburgh museums you should visit

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Major Tim Peake regularly posted remarkable pictures of Scotland from space.

Tim Peake to beam up in person in Glasgow and Edinburgh

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Crew of the Bella pictured in a German PoW camp after they were captured off the North East coast in 1916. They are pictured in their fishermen's jumpers and caps. From left to right as David Cargill, John Cargill, James Ritchie Jnr, skipper James Ritchie (Auld Briney), James Freeman Ritchie and William Ritchie. PIC Maggie Law Museum, Gourdon.

The six North East fishermen captured by a German U-Boat

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Sir Walter Scott. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

On this day in 1832 - Scots novelist Sir Walter Scott dies

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House that inspired Kidnapped novel goes on sale

Stirling

No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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Debut author Barbara Henderson. Picture: Contributed

Highland Clearances book for kids is a bestseller

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Gary Campbell, President of the Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club, with a selection of knitted Nessies submitted from around the world. Picture: Contributed

Loch Ness Knit Fest aims to be a monster hit

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Croft-an-Righ is a street near Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh

Place name of the week: Croftangry - Croit an Rìgh

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Clufts a bhonnaich a sealltainn tri striopan, mar chuimhne air an Trianaid

Strùan Latha Fhèill Mìcheil: Sàr-bhonnach nan Gàidheal

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On this day: Alex Salmond wins SNP leadership battle

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John Knox’s bible ‘discovered’ in Glasgow University archive

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Scotland’s illegal whisky heritage to be celebrated

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Largest haul of Roman bullets found in Scotland

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