Thursday, August 11, 2022

Tag: National Archives of Scotland

New insight into dying days of poet Robert Burns unveiled

By Shaun Milne A NEWLY discovered letter giving a rare insight into the dying days of Scots poet Robert Burns is to go on display...

Secret documents reveal ministers’ nationalist fears over Scots anthem

By Rory Reynolds THE SFA’s decision to ditch God Save the Queen in favour of Scotland the Brave at the 1982 World Cup sparked a...

Secret files show crime boss ran network of evil in Scots prisons

By Rory Reynolds CRIME boss Arthur ‘The Godfather’ Thompson masterminded a reign of terror across Scotland’s prisons even after he was jailed. Chilling declassified documents released...

Old Labour government planned to give Scotland more international powers

By Rory Reynolds A LABOUR government planned to give Scots control over their foreign policy to appease “maverick” nationalists, according to newly declassified documents. James Callaghan’s...

Racing legend Sir Jackie’s ancestry on display at National Archives

By Rory Reynolds THE ancestry of one of Scotland’s most treasured sporting heroes is to be displayed at the National Archives as part of the...

Shirley Manson “too old” to be Bond babe

By ALEXANDER LAWRIE SCOTS rocker Shirley Manson has admitted she will never become a Bond girl – because she feels she is too old. The talented...

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