After the Scottish bard mixed with Edinburgh high society, he started dabbling with Beethoven.
How to shift those stubborn opinion polls?
To achieve independence, history says you should play a long game.
We can't keep blaming the MMR-autism scare – there are other forces at play.
Welcome to further education – unloved cousin of schools and universities.
Celtic and St Etienne are both in the dock with UEFA over fans waving Palestinian flags at Israeli teams.
Scotland's numbers look far worse than the UK's.
Anything That Gives Off Light explores Scottishness from three very different perspectives.
The Scots thought their education system was world-beating, until the OECD started publishing rankings.
Now in its 70th year, the Scottish capital's arts spectacular is almost as big as the Olympics.
Richard Demarco, aka Mr Edinburgh Festival, has been fostering vital UK links with artists around the world for decades.
Red deer on the Scottish isles have the same DNA as their ancient ancestors – scientists are now uncovering how they got there in the first place.
The two women at the top of UK politics could be heading for a disagreement.
The Jacobites are regularly cast as 'primitive' Scots – yet it is a false narrative suited for political ends.
The fears about the City don't look overcooked – here's why.
Madrid may hold the key to Scotland's future – for several reasons.
The United Kingdom is looking pretty divided right now.
You might think those seeking Scottish independence just got exactly what they wanted. It's not quite that simple.
Boris could be about to discover a taste for Scottish nationalism.
The UK's regions – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – hold very different views about whether to remain in the EU, which means the country might not survive a Brexit in its current form.