Scotland

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A photo of an area of an Edinburgh schoolground with a coffin imprint and archaeologists visible

Archaeologists have found at least nine coffins beneath a school playground in Edinburgh

Archaeologists say they have found the outlines of "at least nine" further coffins at an Edinburgh school playground where a skeleton was found during the Easter holidays.

A photo of a woman carrying a spraycan

From cave art to graffiti and Berlin to Dumfries, street artists create giant murals for "a world without borders"

With her street art group Recoat, Amy Whiten painted a series of murals across Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games 2014. Her latest work is a giant mural at the city's On The Corner.

A photo of the ancient grey Auld Kirk site in Selkirk, on the Scottish Borders

Have archaeologists found the remains of the site where William Wallace was made Guardian of Scotland?

Archaeologists believe they can "almost pinpoint" the Scottish Borders spot where William Wallace, the knight who inspired Braveheart, was made Guardian of Scotland in 1297.

A photo of male artist Doug Fishbone steering a ship

"Cheap at twice the price": Artist takes Routemaster bus to streets of Aberdeen as festival kicks off

Doug Fishbone leads an unorthodox bus tour and Turner Prize winners Assemble create a Brutalist Playground as art, design and architecture festival Look Again lives up to its name in Aberdeen.

A photo of archaeologists carrying out work at St John's Square Shopping in Perth, Scotland

"A rescue intervention": 20 years on, report reveals medieval shoes, cutlery and more found at Scottish shopping centre

Health and safety meant archaeologists were restricted to a watching brief at St John's Square Shopping Centre in Perth in 1985 and 1986. But a new report shows they still made impressive medieval......

A photo of archaeologists carrying out a dig on brown mud at Irvine Townhouse in Ayr

Archaeologists discover skeletons of cows and pony, domestic oven and industrial complex in medieval Scottish town

A huge dig next to the 19th century Town House in the Scottish town of Irvine has produced archaeological finds dating back to the 13th century. Claire Williamson, the project leader, takes a look......

A photo of Michelle Emery Barker, the curator at Wasps Artists' Studio in Glasgow

Curator's Choice: Michelle Emery Barker on Bugs Bunny, Stephen Hawking and the Glasgow International festival

The Curator of Glasgow's Wasps Artists' Studios on quantum physics, the death of art history and more at this month's Glasgow International arts festival.

A photo of a huge Pictish stone from the Moray area near Aberdeenshire in Scotland

Huge pink granite Pictish stone moves into Scotland's oldest independent museum

Between the 3rd and 9th centuries, Scotland was the place to go if you wanted to see artists working in stone. See a 3D model and pictures of the Craigellachie Stone.

A photo of William Shakespeare's first folio as seen laid out at the university of oxford

New copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio emerges on Scotland's Isle of Bute

A prized Shakespeare First Folio, once owned by an 18th century editor, bears the fingerprints of its former owners on pages verified by experts as a genuine First Folio.

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