Today marks the return of Europe Day, as countries all round Europe come together in celebration.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed the United Nations today to announce further funding for the Women in Conflict Fellowship. A number of other projects that are aimed at improving equality for women are underway.
The diamond shaped island of Singapore is the second most densely populated city in the world, with an ultra-modern skyscraper skyline that belies its colonial heritage. It also hides some gems of Victorian architecture and engineering that were designed, built and supplied by those grafters of the empire: the Scots.
Festival Interceltique Lorient is the largest Celtic festival in the world and is dedicated to showcasing the cultural traditions of the many different Celtic nations from around the world.
Moving into March, the better weather is (hopefully) starting to arrive and it’s the perfect time of year to get out there and explore the great outdoors
People have lived in Scotland for over 12,000 years, right back to prehistoric times.
There have been times when Canada was regarded as almost an extension of Scotland. And it's not hard to see why when you realise just how many Scottish place names and family names are to be found throughout Canada; and how many towns, rivers and mountains have been named in honour of Scottish explorers, traders and adventurers – from Mackenzie Bay and Calgary to Nova Scotia (New Scotland) itself.
After Queen Victoria and Christopher Columbus, Robert Burns has more statues dedicated to him around the world than any other non-religious figure.