Pictures of the Princess Royal during her visit to Dumfries to officially unveil the Robert Burns' Rock.
The Dumfries poet Robert Burns' mausoleum has been renovated and reopen to the public
A rare first edition of Robert Burns' poems has been sold at auction for £32,500.
A watch owned by Scotland's national poet Robert Burns has sold at auction for almost 40 thousand pounds. It went for almost 20 times its estimated valuation.
The watch, which was given to the Dumfries based poet by his wife, was bought by a mystery buyer
A watch owned by the Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, is expected to raise more than £2500 when it is sold at auction in Edinburgh today.
It was given to the Dumfries-based poet by his wife Jean Armour and has a love letter inside.
A watch that once belonged to Scotland's most famous poet, Robert Burns, will be sold at an auction in Edinburgh today.
It was given to him by his wife, Jean Armour, and includes a love letter inside. It's expected to raise more than £2,500.
A pipe band entertains the crowds as they prepare to welcome the Princess Royal to Dumfries.
Princess Anne is visiting the town to unveil a sculpture of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns.
A sculpture of the famous Scots poet Robert Burns is being unveiled by Princess Anne in Dumfries.
The sculpture, which features some of Burns' most famous poems, including Tam O' Shanter and "To a mouse", is commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Local artist David Gulland designed the sculpture, which was then created from Dumfries sandstone by stonemason David Little.
The centre piece focuses on the Dumfriesshire landscape, with a gently flowing stream and a number of sheep- referring to Burns' well known song "Ca the yowes to the knowes".
The Princess Royal is visiting Dumfries today to unveil a sculpture of poet Robert Burns.
"Robert Burns' Rock" was gifted by The People's Project to the people of Dumfries and Galloway to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
The sculpture, which sits opposite the statue of Burns' wife Jean Armour near to St. Michael Street, has been created from Dumfries sandstone by David Little.
Robert Burns may now be the only Scot more famous than Andy Murray.
The poet, who wrote some of his best work while living and working in Dumfries, has a reputation tarnished by accusations of womanising and excessive drinking throughout his life.
However, one local man has spent 60 years trying to revive the poet's reputation as Matthew Taylor reports:
The Mausoleum of the Dumfries poet Robert Burns has been renovated. It was in a severe state of disrepair but has now been returned to its former glory.
Andy Burn has this full report for ITV Border.