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Are the South Bridge vaults the most haunted place in Edinburgh?

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A walker enjoys the view from Bennachie in Aberdeenshire. PIC: Creative Commons/Flickr /Gordon Robertson.

Campaign to protect Bennachie from new road gathers pace

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The Ben Bhraggie Hotel at Golspie in Sutherland is for sale. PIC: CCL Property Elgin.

Highland pub for sale on North Coast 500 route

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A contemporary drawing of the alleged sea serpent of Stronsay. Picture: Submitted.

The story of the mysterious sea serpent of Stronsay

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The Queen’s nanny from Fife who was disowned by the Royals

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How many castles are there in Scotland?

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Rare sword belonging to Robert the Bruce to go on display

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Professor Dame Sue Black, of Dundee University, with Bury's vertebrae. PIC: Contributed.

Case of last hanged Dundee man back in court 130 years on

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The site at Strathglass was first used around 2,400 years ago. PIC: AOC Archaeology.

Was this the site of an ancient Highland tribal gathering?

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In the vaults beneath South Bridge. Picture: TSPL

Are the South Bridge vaults the most haunted place in Edinburgh?

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A walker enjoys the view from Bennachie in Aberdeenshire. PIC: Creative Commons/Flickr /Gordon Robertson.

Campaign to protect Bennachie from new road gathers pace

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The Ben Bhraggie Hotel at Golspie in Sutherland is for sale. PIC: CCL Property Elgin.

Highland pub for sale on North Coast 500 route

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A contemporary drawing of the alleged sea serpent of Stronsay. Picture: Submitted.

The story of the mysterious sea serpent of Stronsay

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The Queen’s nanny from Fife who was disowned by the Royals

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How many castles are there in Scotland?

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Rare sword belonging to Robert the Bruce to go on display

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Klaus Forster, 80 (third from the right) and four generations of his family from Germany attended the memorial site at Hare Hill, Pentlands where his father, a Luftwaffe bomber pilot, died when his aircraft crashed in August 1943

Family pays respects to German pilot killed in historic Pentlands plane crash

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Oberstleutnant Fritz F�rster was killed when his Luftwaffe bomber crashed in the Pentlands in 1943

Leader comment: We should grieve the deaths of old enemies

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Thoren Ferguson plays the Jacobite violin. Photograph: Neil Hanna

Fiddles made from native trees set history to music

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5 amazing archaeological finds made in Scotland in 2017

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Allan McLean: The Scot who found Troy and predicted railways

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Leader comment: There’s a warning in faces from our brutal past

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The seven bloodiest battles in Scottish history

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The seven bloodiest battles in Scottish history

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St Andrews took its name in the 9th Century but was named after a legendary monk from Greece before then. PIC: Contributed.

8 Scottish towns and villages that changed their names

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Haggis, whisky and tartan; these are all Scottish, right? Picture: iStock

7 things associated with Scotland that aren’t actually Scottish

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Tom Bailey (left) and Ben Weeks (right) on the summit of  An Sgurr on Eigg the night before they discovered the bones. PIC: Contributed.

Walkers who found Eigg skeleton saddened by cave discovery

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Video: The story of Scotland’s patron saint, St Andrew

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Video: Eight unusual Edinburgh monuments you may have missed

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The Wellgate clock. Picture: CC-by-sa/2.0 - Copyright: william - geograph.org.uk/p/1972359

A history of Dundee’s Wellgate ‘nursery rhyme’ clock

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Dunning Parish Church's clock is being repaired. Pictures: Historic Environment Scotland

Church where ‘dragon was slain’ has clock removed for repair

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How many castles are there in Scotland?

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Edinburgh Castle boasts hundreds of years of history. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

What will you see on an Edinburgh Castle tour?

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Video: Edinburgh fireworks at Hogmanay 2018

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Revellers cross their arms and link hands while singing Auld Lang Syne, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Auld Lang Syne could be lost as only 3 per cent know the words

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Can the Christmas card trace its origins back to Leith?

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A Christmas Tree. Picture: PA

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

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Children play on the model of the Golden Arrow engine in Jenners, Edinburgh, November 1965

Pictures of Edinburgh at Christmas from a bygone era

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A soldier guards prisoners at Chile's National Stadium in 1973, shortly after the country endured a violent political coup. Picture: Bettmann Archive

The Scotland v Chile friendly labelled the ‘match of shame’

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Scottish writer William Soutar, at his graduation from Edinburgh University in the 1920s.

William Soutar: The poetic genius written out of Scottish history

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Haggis can now be exported to Canada

Seven tons of haggis has been exported to Canada since ban lifted

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