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Heritage

Fresh calls for bridge to connect Scotland and Ireland

Lifestyle
The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh - the Queen's official residence in Scotland. PIC: TSPL.

5 reasons to visit Holyrood Palace

Lifestyle

Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

Robert Burns

In pictures: 20 statues of Robert Burns around the world

News

In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

Transport

Where can you find unicorn emblems in Edinburgh?

Lifestyle

A journey through Robert Burns’s Edinburgh

Lifestyle

18th Century inn abandoned during Clearances is unearthed

Lifestyle

More mystery as search for clan chief finds body of headless woman, 25

Lifestyle
A bridge similar to the Oresund which connects Sweden with Denmark could  link Scotland and Northern Ireland, according to a leading architect. PIC: Creative Commons.

Fresh calls for bridge to connect Scotland and Ireland

Lifestyle
The Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh - the Queen's official residence in Scotland. PIC: TSPL.

5 reasons to visit Holyrood Palace

Lifestyle

Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

Robert Burns

In pictures: 20 statues of Robert Burns around the world

News

In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

Transport

Where can you find unicorn emblems in Edinburgh?

Lifestyle

A journey through Robert Burns’s Edinburgh

Lifestyle

18th Century inn abandoned during Clearances is unearthed

Lifestyle
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

News
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

Opinion
Thoren Ferguson plays the Jacobite violin. Photograph: Neil Hanna

Fiddles made from native trees set history to music

Lifestyle

5 amazing archaeological finds made in Scotland in 2017

News

Allan McLean: The Scot who found Troy and predicted railways

Opinion

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

Opinion

The seven bloodiest battles in Scottish history

News

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

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

7 things associated with Scotland that aren’t actually Scottish

News
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

Lifestyle

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

News

Video: Eight unusual Edinburgh monuments you may have missed

News
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

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

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

News

How many castles are there in Scotland?

News

‘Haunted’ Scottish castle put up for sale

Lifestyle

Video: 9 stunning ruined castles of Scotland

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

What will you see on an Edinburgh Castle tour?

News

Video: Edinburgh fireworks at Hogmanay 2018

Lifestyle
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

UK

Can the Christmas card trace its origins back to Leith?

Lifestyle
A Christmas Tree. Picture: PA

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

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

Pictures of Edinburgh at Christmas from a bygone era

News
Ian Scott with items from The Scotsman exhibition. Picture: Jon Savage

National Library unveils exhibition to mark The Scotsman’s bicentenary year

Lifestyle
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’

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

William Soutar: The poetic genius written out of Scottish history

Opinion