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“Butcher” of Culloden to be celebrated with soap statue

PLANS to build a celebratory statue to the man who defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army at the Battle of Culloden have sparked outrage -...

Fabric gives glimpse into Scotland’s history

By Paul Thornton A DEEP red scrap of felt hints at the bloody history behind this rare fragment of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s sword hilt. The tiny...

Taxpayers foot bill for wealthy Russian’s Scots Castle

By Rory Reynolds SCOTTISH tax payers have had to step in to save a historic castle from collapse after its wealthy foreign owner left it...

Tilda Swinton to present special Culloden battle screening

By Rory Reynolds SCOTS Oscar winner Tilda Swinton is to present a special screening of the 1964 film Culloden – at the site of the...

19th century wedding dresses up for auction

By ALEXANDER LAWRIE ON her wedding day every bride looks to wear something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Now two antique wedding outfits...

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