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Community buy-out set for Portobello church

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Selkirk's Auld Kirk. Picture: PA

Selkirk celebrates links to William Wallace

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Scots castle on sale for same price as London flat

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Revealed: the haunting last words of Scots WWII heroine seized by Secret Police

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

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Kelpies scoop World Canals Pioneer Award

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Curator Caroline Mathers with a selection of the items in the new museum. Picture: Scott Louden

In pictures: New Tynecastle museum showcases Hearts history

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Archibald Simpson, Annie Lennox and Dennis Law all hail from Aberdeen

Famous Aberdonians to be honoured in new museum

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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

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No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

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On this day in 1745: Jacobite rising begins at Glenfinnan

People & Places
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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Alex Salmond with Margaret Ewing  in  Sept 1990.  Pic by Stan Hunter.

On this day: Alex Salmond wins SNP leadership battle

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The statue of John Knox in front of the Assembly Hall in Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

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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Place name of the week: Partick - Partaig/Pearraig

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Sùil luchd sgrìobhaidh an là an-diugh ’s a-màireach air na beò ’s na mairbh

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