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Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the small crofting township of Duirinish near Kyle of Lochalsh; and a view of the superb, no-expense-spared, carved frontage of the palace that forms part of Huntly Castle in Aberdeenshire.

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In Focus

Brig o' Doon The Brig o' Doon is a high single arched bridge crossing the River Doon at the south end of Alloway. It forms an integral part of the story of Robert Burns in Alloway because of its role in the poem Tam o' Shanter, published in 1791. In the poem, the central character, Tam o' Shanter, is returning home late and drunk from market day in Ayr when he stumbles upon a coven of witches and warlocks in Auld Kirk Alloway. ( More ...)

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On This Day

25 April 1058: Malcolm Canmore is crowned Malcolm III at Scone. He becomes the founder of the House of Dunkeld.

25 April 1284: The birth of King Edward II of England, a man who would prove a much less dangerous opponent for the Scots than his father, Edward I, "Hammer of the Scots".

25 April 1710: The birth near Huntly of James Ferguson, the self-taught instrument maker and astronomer.

Featured Book

Book Cover I'll Keep You Safe by Peter May (11 January 2018). Niamh and Ruairidh Macfarlane co-own the Hebridean company Ranish Tweed. On a business trip to Paris to promote their luxury brand, Niamh learns of Ruairidh's affair, and then looks on as he and his lover are killed by a car bomb. Niamh begins to look back on her life with Ruairidh, desperate to identify anyone who may have held a grudge against him. The French police, meanwhile, have ruled out terrorism, and ruled in murder - and sent Detective Sylvie Braque to shadow their prime suspect: Niamh.
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Scottish Resources

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