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Scotland is known the world over as a place of history and heritage as well as cutting edge art and culture
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Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Sir Sean Connery named Scotland’s greatest living treasure
The actor beat competition from the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson, Billy Connolly and Sir Chris Hoy to come top of the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle national treasures report.
The reward for the former James Bond is to see his face on a bespoke £1m "banknote".
Sir Sean won more than 20 per cent of the Scottish vote. Sir Alex Ferguson came second on 15 per cent while the top woman was Lorraine Kelly.