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New map charts Scotland’s clan battlefields over 600 years

A new map charts the battlefields where clans fought on Scottish soil from the 12th Century.

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Clootie Well on Black Isle surounded by cloths given in hope of a cure. PIC: Flickr/Creative Commons.

7 “magic” wells of Scotland

There is a long tradition of healing wells in Scotland with around 600 water sources once deemed to have special curative powers.

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Jamie Sives as John Knox and Rona Morison as Mary Stuart in St Giles' Cathedral.

For God and country, Mary and Knox battle

DAVID Greig, artistic director of the Royal Lyceum makes his Lyceum directorial debut this week with the World Premiere of Linda McLean’s Glory on Earth, starring Rona Morison as Mary, Queen of Scots and Jamie Sives as John Knox.

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Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

FLAVOUR, that’s what the new Spring/Summer menu and cocktail list at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Queen Street is all about.

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Out of This World

Dynamic show is case of mind over matter

SOMETHING very different comes to the Festival Theatre this week. Out of This World is part psychological thriller, part heart-rending medical drama.

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Organisers Greg Wells, left, and Daniel Sylvester look forward to tasting the biscuit beers. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Biscuits take centre stage at Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries – when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith and it grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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Tributes as Sir Roger Moore dies of cancer aged 89

Tributes have flooded in to former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore who has died following a short battle with cancer. He was 89.

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Sara Stewart and Paul Albertson in  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Batman Begins’ star comes home to King’s

WITH two intervals and a curtain that rises at 7.30pm and doesn’t finally fall again until 10.55pm, there’s no doubting that Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf isn’t just a modern classic, but an epic to boot.

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Edinburgh-born Freya Mavor's new romantic comedy Modern Life Is Rubbish will be launching at the festival.

The Scottish stars launching new work at Edinburgh's film festival

John Hannah, Ewen Bremner, Tilda Swinton and Dickie are among the stars set to launch new work at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this summer.

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ABBA Mania come to the Playhouse

Abba-tastic time at the Playhouse on Friday

IT’S time to say thank you for the music once again at the Playhouse this Friday when ABBA Mania make a long-awaited return to the Greenside Place venue.

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This Christmas, a brand new festive event for all the family will be launched at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Botanics set for ‘spectacular’ Christmas lights show

Organisers of spectacular Christmas lights events in London, Oxfordshire and Berlin have revealed plans for their first major outdoor event in Edinburgh.

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Greg Wells and Daniel Sylvester are launching the new Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival this weekend.

Biscuit-flavoured pints face crunch test at new craft beer festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries - when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith which grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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Professor Richard Wiseman will be leading the new Walter Scott Seances at the Signet Library.

Spirit of Walter Scott to be summoned at new Signet Library seances

With its elegant Georgian architecture, it has been one of the most prestigious buildings on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile for nearly two centuries.
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A circular carpet of dancing flames will create a "fire garden" for the new Christmas at the Botanics event.

Concert promoters reveal plans for Botanics event in Edinburgh

Organisers of spectacular Christmas lights events in London, Oxfordshire and Berlin have revealed plans for their first major outdoor event in Edinburgh.
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The event had queues stretching for over an hour to get in. Picture; Toby Williams

Families turned away due to demand at Lego Festival

A FIRST ever Lego show in the Capital proved such a hit that fans queued around the block for over an hour in the rain to get in.

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Taxi driver Ryan Walls who has taken pictures of people he has picked up in his taxi and is having an exhibition. Picture; Greg Macvean

Taxi driver’s snaps become centre of new exhibition

this cabbie no longer has to ask fares to guess who he had in the back of his taxi.

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Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle: I still worry about paying the bills

SINGING superstar Susan Boyle says she still worries about paying her bills – despite having £22 million in the bank.

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Dr  Samuel Johnson and James Boswell merrily walk down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. PIC: Contributed.

A pub crawl across Scotland with Boswell and Johnson

The dined with lairds, enjoyed the hospitality of many a humble Highlander and were fed and watered in numerous inn on their famous 18th Century journey across mainland Scotland and the Western Isles.

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The image of the 18th century woman was constructed from her excavated skull.

Exhibition puts spotlight on Edinburgh’s ghoulish past

She was laid to rest in an 18th century graveyard along with the bodies of the “unclaimed dead” whose relatives were too poor to afford a proper burial.

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