Historic RBS records shed new light on Scotland’s Darien disaster

No other episode in history has left such a devastating imprint on Scottish life as the Darien adventure – the ambitious 17th-century scheme to...

Windfarm surveyors find Royal Navy submarines, 93 years on

It was a "battle" that involved no enemy contact whatsoever, that left two submarines sunk, 270 British submariners dead and which the Royal Navy...

The Auld Alliance may still be in force, academic claims

The Auld Alliance between Scotland and France may never have been dissolved and could still be in place today, according to a new academic...

The Legacy of the Findhorn Community – 50 years on

by Carin Bolles Happy birthday! … the Findhorn Foundation community at The Park celebrates 50 years as a force for positive change and pioneer of...

Five memorable film renditions of Auld Lang Syne

In response to Diane’s somewhat painful list, I thought I’d find some (mostly)nicer versions, this time from the world of cinema. Auld Lang Syne...

Skeletons start to give up their savage secrets at Stirling Castle

By Matthew Shelley The dead are giving up their secrets – revealing the grim realities of battle in the medieval struggles for Stirling Castle. Historic Scotland...

The Crowe road to Duncarron: Gladiator star visits Stirlingshire fort

By Elizabeth McQuillan A tribe of large, barbate and rather daunting Clanranald men – along with a mushy big mastiff my daughter nicknames Fang –...

Landmark Scottish lighthouse to be “obliterated” by massive offshore windfarm

It is one of Scotland’s most famous and impressive Victorian structures but the Skerryvore lighthouse off the coast of Tiree could soon be lost...

The Cause: A History of Scottish Nationalism

“It could be said in the present day that Scottish patriotism is now more rampant than at any time since the Wars of Independence”...

Edinburgh Hosts ‘Britain from the Air’

Edinburgh has been confirmed as the latest host venue for Britain from the Air, an outdoor exhibition of more than 100 stunning aerial photographs....