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Your pictures of Scotland: 25 December to 2 January

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image copyrightMichael Diamond
image captionA quiet Christmas Eve scene outside Marischal College in Aberdeen city centre, taken by Michael Diamond. If you want to let us know what you think of this week's pictures go to http://www.facebook.com/bbcscotlandnews
image copyrightDavid Blaney
image captionDavid Blaney from Edinburgh sent in this picture of his wife Julia at the summit of Meall nan Tarmachan on Christmas day unsuitably dressed for mountaineering.
image copyrightEric Niven
image captionEric Niven of Dundee says: "This wood pigeon was watching us having our Xmas dinner in Leven."
image copyrightCharlie
image captionRainbow on Christmas Day over Shawbost on the west side of the Isle of Lewis, taken by Charlie Green.
image copyrightMark Nesbitt
image captionSunset at Buachaille Etive Mor and Glencoe. Taken by Mark Nesbitt from Comrie, Perthshire.
image copyrightIan R Maxwell
image captionBelieve it or not, this is frost. It is "frost flowers" or "feather frost", taken in Cawdor wood in Nairnshire on Boxing Day by Ian R Maxwell.
image copyrightPhilip Milne
image captionPhilip Milne took this at a frozen Forfar Loch while out running the mince pies off on Saturday morning.
image copyrightWilliam Starkey
image captionThe boating lake - frozen in places - at Craigtoun Country Park, near St Andrews in Fife. Taken by William Starkey from Crook of Devon in Kinross-shire.
image copyrightAlan Tough
image captionAlan C Tough took this auroral display on Christmas Eve just outside Elgin.
image copyrightGreg Urquhart
image captionThe sunrise at Portobello beach captured by Greg Urquhart.
image copyrightLesley Anderson
image captionThe light was just perfect in Glen Clova on Saturday, says Lesley Anderson from Dundee.
image copyrightRicky Paterson
image captionThis photo of Glasgow flats in the mist was taken by Ricky Paterson from his mother's 18th-floor flat.
image copyrightAngus Armstrong
image captionAngus Armstrong, from Dunblane, took this photo of a sheep against a snowy Ben Ledi on a Boxing Day walk near Doune.
image copyrightDavid Pitchford
image captionDavid Pitchford took this photo of traditional cottages on Berneray.
image copyrightPhil Dawson
image captionThe River Leven flowing through Dumbarton on a beautiful winter's day. From Phil Dawson.
image copyrightAngus Laing
image captionThis stunning photo of the sun setting over Linlithgow Palace and loch was taken by Angus Laing.
image copyrightAnita Kaminska
image captionAnita Kaminska says this brave deer came close to get a treat. Photo taken near Taynuilt
image copyrightjim Payne
image captionThis photo of Liimekilns breakfast dip was sent in by Jim Payne
image copyrightJanet MacLeod
image captionJanet MacLeod says: "Driving home from Glasgow to Oban we took a detour via Glencoe and I managed to get a few snaps from the car going at 60mph. Don't worry, my hubby was driving."
image copyrightLewis Reid
image captionHere is a picture of old shipwreck on Machir Beach, Islay, by Lewis Reid, aged 13, from Glasgow
image copyrightRenjith Thomas
image captionRenjith Thomas from Edinburgh took this photo of the fireworks during Edinburgh's torchlight procession.
image copyrightKeith Walker
image captionKeith Walker took this photo of a heron in Edinburgh's botanical gardens. "There were two heron in the same tree catching the last of the sun as it set," he says.
image copyrightBill Cameron
image captionCalm reflections by Loch Lochy, taken by Bill Cameron.
image copyrightRichard Nettleton
image captionSledging at Meall Nan Tarmachan. Photo taken by Richard Nettleton from Edinburgh.
image copyrightKenneth Knox
image captionThe Caledonian Canal basin at Corpach, Fort William, looking over Loch Linnhe. Photo by Kenneth Knox from Glasgow.
image copyrightMick Welsh
image captionThousands of Barnacle Geese seeking a roost for the night at sunset at Caerlaverock near Dumfries. Taken by Mick Welsh.
image copyrightAndrea MacKechnie
image captionWinter sunset over Oban bay taken from McCaigs tower by Andrea MacKechnie.
image copyrightFiona Ballantyne
image captionArran's snow-covered hills provided a dramatic backdrop for a walk on Troon Beach says Fiona Ballantyne from Edinburgh.

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