Images and symbols from Mexico’s Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos are an increasingly familiar sight, thanks to the media and some recent major films. Less understood are its centuries-old significance and the symbolic meanings behind the rituals. We learn more about this ‘deadly’ tradition……
As the Days of Awe draw to a close and new resolutions begin, we take a look at the significance of Yom Kippur, Jewish New Year and how we celebrate the birthday of the human race.
This year marks 100 years since women got the vote. Find out about the campaigns and history surrounding this historic milestone.
With Burns Night approaching on the 25th January, we take a look at the history of this Scottish poet and his short life time along with the traditions of this ceremonious evening.
With traffic already allowed over and only days to go before the official opening of the new Queensferry Crossing, we take a look at this new bridge and its magnificent setting. The now three bridges spanning three centuries are an unforgettable landmark of Scotland.