Last updated Monday August 1 at 10:26 BST
The re-enactment at St Mary’s Cathedral is part of a programme to celebrate the large Battle of Prestonpans tapestry.
The actress will play a leading role at the games next month.
Head teachers in Bishopbriggs were left cowering yesterday as a BMX rider pulled a wheelie while jumping over them.
The flame will be in Scotland for six days next year ahead of the Games.
CalMac said that bookings for the 2011 tourism season are 'well above average'.
Backpackers passing through Edinburgh need not rough it any more with the launch of the ingenious service.
While another Forth bridge seems likely, getting over this 29 mile stretch of river has long been a hot topic
Author Brigid Benson took a trip to North Berwick’s Bass Rock with Pat Macaulay, where she was shown a colony of nesting gannets.
Sea.fari Adventures took stv.tv on a trip round the waters in Oban, to show off some of the stunning scenery and wildlife.
Alan MacLeod of Ee-Usk Restaurant in Oban, told stv.tv why he’s so happy to be involved in the scheme and about the high quality of fish and seafood...
Walter Speirs explains how mussels are grown and cultivated at his farm in Loch Etive in Argyll.
Alex Needham from the Waterfront Bar & Restaurant in Oban explains what to look for when catching or buying seafood and shellfish and how to cook it. ...
The owners of the Loch Kinord Hotel in Dinnet are trying to track down the famous statue that vanished around 30 years ago
The coastal town has launched the Oban Passport, a loyalty scheme encouraging people to visit and enjoy the wealth of fresh seafood and shellfish in...
The music festival is back this August with a whole host of breath-catching performances from acts including Capercaillie and friends, as well as...
The city’s council wants to crack down on the cheap gift shops that litter the famous street.
Richard Harding, development officer with the World Curling Federation, talks about the history of curling, and its present popularity
The first snowfall of 2008 for lowland Scotland came early in January
Figures published in 2008 indicate that 96% of visitors would recommend Scotland as a holiday destination.
Only three miles from Glasgow City Centre, Pollok Country Park is a tranquil haven.