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In Focus

Bathgate Highland Games Taking place a Saturday in late May in Bathgate's Meadow Park, Bathgate Highland Games plays host to a wide range of events including highland dancing, solo piping, pipe band and heavy athletics competitions. The Games begins each year with the "Beating of the Retreat" through the streets of Bathgate, a ceremonial march with origins in an ancient military custom in which drummers beat a "tattoo" to call soldiers back to their barracks. ( More ...)

On This Day

27 May 1661: The Marquis of Argyll is executed in Edinburgh for his role during Charles II's 1650-1 reign. A number of other extreme Presbyterians are executed later in the year, though Neil Macleod, who had betrayed Montrose at Ardveck Castle, escapes.

27 May 1849: The birth in Glasgow of Kate Cranston, who did much to promote the popularity of tea rooms, and was an important patron of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Blair Castle in Perthshire, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl; and a view of the Forth Bridge, or Forth Rail Bridge, the eighth wonder of the world when built, and still magnificent.

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Scottish Resources

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