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Scotland-Japan partnership to enhance dementia care and academic links

17 Feb 2017

Scotland and Japan are remodelling their approach to care of older people due to ageing populations, with a particular emphasis on dementia.

From Tokyo with love

14 Feb 2017

Toshima Ward, one of Tokyo's most diverse areas, will host Scotland Day again in 2017.

Actor Tommy Flanagan to be Grand Marshal of Tartan Day Parade

31 Jan 2017

Actor Tommy Flanagan to be Grand Marshal of the 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade on 8 April 2017.

Jings Crivvens, First Minister’s 2016 Christmas card featuring Oor Wullie

7 Dec 2016

Oor Wullie and The Broons celebrate the 80th anniversary of their first appearance in the Sunday Post this year.

Fashion festival to showcase best of Paisley

10 Aug 2016

A festival to celebrate Paisley’s textile heritage and its artists will take place for the first time at the end of August.

Edinburgh Art Festival returns for 2016

28 Jul 2016

The UK’s largest festival of visual arts is back presenting work by over 250 artists in more than 40 exhibitions across Edinburgh’s museums and galleries.

Get lost in maps of Scotland at new exhibition

21 Jul 2016

A new exhibition which shows some of the world’s most magnificent maps including the first map of Scotland has launched in Edinburgh.

Scotland introduces very first Snorkel Trail

7 Jul 2016

Scotland’s first snorkel trail has been created in the North West Highlands by the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Declaration of Arbroath honoured by United Nations

6 Jul 2016

Scotland’s most famous document has been awarded special status by the United Nations.

Ten new galleries open at the National Museum of Scotland

6 Jul 2016

Ten new state of the art galleries have opened at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh following a multi-million pound redevelopment.

Queen’s Birthday marked during Royal Week in Scotland

5 Jul 2016

A special gift to mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday has been presented to the monarch by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on behalf of the people of Scotland.

Battle of Somme to be remembered 100 years on

29 Jun 2016

An overnight vigil is to be held at the Scottish War Memorial in Edinburgh Castle on 30 June and 1 July to mark the 100th anniversary of beginning of the Battle of Somme.

First Minister’s statement on the results of the EU Referendum

24 Jun 2016

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, delivers her statement on the results of the EU Referendum.

Scottish Heritage Week kicks off in Australia

16 Jun 2016

Hundreds of people from across Australia will come together to celebrate Scotland this weekend.

Direct flight between Glasgow and Toronto launched

15 Jun 2016

Air Canada Rouge has launched a new air link between Glasgow and Toronto.