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Audiobook review – Death on the Mile

What's the story? Lady Christina de Souza is a cat burglar with a difference. She has a flying London bus. Her latest objective is the...
Broadcaster and writer Sally Magnusson

First Minister is booked to appear at festival

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is being welcomed as a special guest at the 20th Wigtown Book Festival to talk about the literature that has...

Students will be saying cheers for the beers

Scottish student union bars will be toasting a new deal with a brewery chain. Brewer Molson Coors is this week celebrating a milestone for its...
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Marathon, 10K and 5K will be Loch Ness monsters

People looking for a physical challenge but with amazing scenery still have time on their side to enter the Baxters River Ness 10K and 5K....
Curator Dr Helen Scott with 'Self Portrait' by Edwin G Lucas, from 1948  (Photo: Ian Georgeson)

Major exhibition to focus on enigmatic Scots artist

A new exhibition exploring the life and work of Scottish Modernist artist Edwin G Lucas is now underway. Revealing the little-known story of Lucas’s life...

The Military Tattoo comes to your living room

It's one of the hottest tickets in town just now, and everyone is invited to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on Monday night. Sadly, we...

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The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...