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Video: Behind the scenes at the revamped National Museum of Scotland

After a wait of more than three years, the National Museum of Scotland will finally reopen its doors tomorrow after a £47 million transformation.

Royal wedding: Prince William marries Kate Middleton in historic ceremony

PRINCE William and Kate Middleton were pronounced man and wife today as they married in a historic ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

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In pictures: Members of the royal family arrive at Westminster Abbey

Members of the Royal family turned out in full regalia today to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London today.

Madrid end 18-year wait for Copa del Rey - then drop it under a bus

Real Madrid had hoped for a crushing victory over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey - but it was the trophy they nearly flattened yesterday when it was dropped from the front of an open top bus.

Roger Cox: The white stuff may have been patchy, but Scotland's keenest snow bunnies skied on

By the freakishly hot weekend of 9 and 10 April this year, the Scottish ski season appeared to be over. After a prolonged thaw, the resorts at Glencoe, Glenshee, The Lecht and Nevis Range were all closed due to lack of snow. Only Cairngorm remained open, and even there it was possible to ski only a handful of runs on the top of the mountain.

SNP-Labour coalition pact 'is incredibly unlikely'

A COALITION between the SNP and Labour after the election was branded "incredibly unlikely" by First Minister Alex Salmond last night.

Don't be bamboo-zled, meet your new keeper: Pandas bound for Edinburgh

IN A life dedicated to the care and preservation of animals, it was a moment that will be cherished forever.

Exploring Edinburgh Castle's Devil's Elbow

Cold, dark and musty and with only few strands of straw for comfort against a floor of sharp-edged rock, the vaults on Edinburgh Castle's Devil's Elbow would have been one last horrendous stop for those on their way to the gallows.

Edinburgh Castle uncovered: Exploring the ruins of David's Tower

Perched on the jagged remnants of an extinct volcano and lambasted to the point of destruction many a time since its establishment in the 12th century Edinburgh Castle is a geographical and architectural marvel.

Video: Dunblane locals give their reaction to Andy Murray's defeat in the Australian Open final

Any visitor to Dunblane on Sunday morning could have slipped in and out of the town blissfully unaware that its most famous son was on the verge of winning his first Grand Slam title.

Old video footage of Edinburgh and Glasgow

For years the above footage lay on reels in a dusty Borders attic, receiving the odd airing but by and large forgotten.

Turner Prize and the art of losing friends

THE UK's most prestigious - and controversial - annual modern art award has launched amid protests by photographers and artists alike.

Video: The ghostly history of Edinburgh's Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard's rich history makes it a magnet for tourists to Scotland's capital ever keen to be snapped next to the grave of the legendary Greyfriars Bobby and find out more about the place's chequered and sometimes dark past.

Video shows chimps grieve just like humans

THE group of chimps gathered around the elderly female, grooming and caressing her and preparing her for death.

Video: Bill Jamieson on the Budget

THE Scotsman executive editor and economics columnist Bill Jamieson gives his assessment of Alistair Darling's Spring Budget.

Video: Scotsman reporter Lyndsay Moss flew with the RAF as the Calcutta Cup match began in real style

AROUND the airfield at RAF Kinloss in Moray, Nimrod spyplanes stand majestic, yet somehow forlorn.

VIDEO: Highlights of the Glynhill International curling event

BRITAIN'S Olympic team, led by Eve Muirhead from Atholl, lost out in the Glynhill International curling event at Braehead yesterday, losing the final by 3-6 to Switzerland's Mirjam Ott.

Thousands of curlers will take to the ice despite warnings

THOUSANDS of rebel curlers are expected to take to the ice at the frozen Lake of Menteith near Aberfoyle today to take part in what is being referred to as the "People's Grand Match".

School bullying: Project aims to show how fear can be mistaken for respect

ANDY is changing. His mother has noticed it and so has his bedroom furniture. After having had their drawers shoved and doors slammed yet again, on Andy's unhappy return from school, they discuss the problem among themselves.

VIDEO: Ayr 21 - 7 Currie: Title race thrown open by Ayr win

AYR threw the Premier One title wide open on Saturday afternoon with a typically gutsy win over the league leaders from Currie.

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