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In Focus

Brechin Cathedral Brechin Cathedral stands on ground that rises above the north bank of Skinner's Burn, a tributary of the River South Esk, in the heart of the extremely attractive town of Brechin in Angus. The usual approach is by walking down the gentle hill of Church Lane from Church Street. As you reach the foot of the lane the north side of the cathedral opens up in front of you. The origins of Brechin Cathedral are thought to date back to the arrival of St Dubhoc or Duthoc in around 600AD. ( More ...)

On This Day

18 January 2009: Just a few weeks before the completion of a £4m restoration project, Raasay House is severely damaged by fire.

19 January 1644: A Scottish Covenanter army of 20,000 men under the command of Alexander Leslie moves south to support the Parliamentary Army.

19 January 1736: The birth in Greenock of the engineer and inventor James Watt, whose improvements to the steam engine are fundamental in bringing about the industrial revolution.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Edinburgh Castle during a performance of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo; and of the stunningly blue sea and white sand so typical of the Western Isles, in this case at Luskentyre on Harris.

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Scottish Resources

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