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A page from Through Scotland by Caledonian Railway and Barony of Gorthy by Robert Scott Fitts, published in early 1900s. The Trossachs became a popular draw for visitors following publication of Sir Walter Scott's poem, Lady of The Lake.  Courtesy of Glasgow University Library, special collections dept.

How Scotland has been sold to tourists for more than 200 years

People & Places
Bob Worrall, from Canada,  presents Calum McKillop, 14, with Archie McGeachy's cherished bagpipes
as Kintyre Schools Pipe Band Major Ian McKerral looks on.

Vintage bagpipes complete 6000 mile journey to return home

Lifestyle

On this day in 1330: ‘Black Douglas’ died while carrying Robert the Bruce’s heart to Jerusalem

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Five stunning Scottish castles you can only reach by boat

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No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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Mearl C Waswick's B-17 "Flying Fortress" made an emergency landing at Strathaven in 1943. Picture: Donald MacLeod

US couple visit Scottish site of relative’s WWII bomber crash

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Bearsden South Church was virtually destroyed by a German bomb dropped in March 1941. Picture: PA

Hidden records show 800 Kirk buildings damaged during WWII

People & Places
Battle of Dunbar Scots to be commemorated. Picture: Richard Annis / Durham Univeristy

No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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The Glenfinnan Monument on the banks of Loch Shiel. PictureL Adam Elder/TSPL

On this day in 1745: Jacobite rising begins at Glenfinnan

People & Places

Contemplation garden in jute baron’s mansion marks Somme death

Historic Events

Scottish writer’s role in Great War propaganda campaign

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Stephen Jardine: Army ration stew added to WWI suffering

Opinion 1

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

Opinion 3
An Dr Alasdair Allan, am Ministear airson Ionnsachaidh, Saidheans agus C�nanan na h-Alba, aig fosgladh Bun-sgoil Taobh na P�irce

An sgoil is an òigridh nam bunait dhan Ghàidhlig ann an Dùn Èideann

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3D image of Iron Age forts. Picture: Contributed

3D Visualisation of Iron Age forts to go on display in Dundee

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Prehistoric man had a wardrobe of bearskin hat and carried arrows in a quiver made from deer hide. Picture: Andrea Solero/AFP/Getty Images)

Prehistoric iceman was picky about the clothes he wore

Environment
Native Americans eating maize in an engraving by Theodor de Bry published from 1588.   New genetic evidence casts doubt on the theory that their ancestors walked across from SIberia 12,600 years ago. Picture: Getty

DNA evidence suggests first Americans must have sailed there

Heritage

B’ e cuideigin a bh’ ann a dhìon an rìoghachd ach cò bu leis e?

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Amazing 1800s map details length of Scotland’s rivers

Heritage

A’ cumail cuimhne air Iain a’ Ghobha: an gobha mu dheireadh ann an Slèite

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