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Maid of the Loch to be lifted from the water

The UK’s last built paddle steamship will be removed from Loch Lomond this week ahead of a £1 million project to transform the historic 191-foot-long vessel into an “exciting visitor experience”, it was announced yesterday.

James Francis Edward Stewart. Picture: Royal Collection Trust.

Historic Jacobite documents go online

It is a treasure trove from one of the bloodiest chapters in Scottish history, which reveals how Jacobite generals compelled their exhausted troops to slay any deserters on the fields of Culloden, and documents the soul-searching which followed the failed uprising of 1745.

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