The most surprising thing about Joan of Navarre is that they call her the Invisible Queen.
We've all heard of the Mercury 7.
Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee was very nearly upstaged by a flamboyant American showman and former cowboy.
The story of Bing Crosby, part two: Road to stardom as singer becomes ‘a kind of national institution’ in US
You could make a good case for claiming 1941 was the most important year of Bing Crosby’s career.
From Auld Lang Syne to First Footing: Wonderful Hogmanay traditions and why Scots are so good at bringin’ in the bells
We may be biased, but we think there's really only one small country in the world who celebrate Hogmanay with such gusto, revelry and passion.
Her songs have been sung around Scotland for hundreds of years. But, while her lyrics of loss, romance and rebellion have become part of the country’s cultural DNA, Carolina Oliphant is less than a household name.
The story of Bing Crosby, part one: Man ahead of his time was so much more than White Christmas singer
This time of year is when the world is reminded of one of its most distinctive voices ever.
Whether it’s trees, stockings or those blasted Brussels sprouts, Christmas is virtually defined by its rituals and traditions.
It was the start of September – the 3rd to be exact – 1939 and most people were starting to think about the run up to Christmas, which was 16 weeks away but would come round so quickly.
In pictures: National gallery unveils astonishing exhibition of 100 years of pictures capturing changing face of Scotland
If a picture is worth 1000 words, then the images in the MacKinnon Collection say more than a library full of history books.
Fifty years ago today, MPs voted to abolish hanging.