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New study claims Robert Burns may have been bipolar

A new examination of the letters of Robert Burns reveals he may have had bipolar disorder. Researchers at the University of Glasgow looked at more...
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Early bird offers at new housing development

Premium family housebuilder, Mactaggart & Mickel Homes, are offering a selected number of ‘early bird’ properties at their new development. Lethington Gardens is nestled on...
Pickering's Gin & Seafood Bar is coming to China

Scots distillery to open Beijing’s first gin bar

A Scots firm is to open the first-ever dedicated gin bar in Beijing. A brand-new venue to the popular Chaoyang District of Beijing, the Pickering’s...

Who fancies a game of Prosecco Pong this summer?

We all enjoy a game of ping pong - so get ready for Edinburgh’s first Prosecco Pong contest! The organisers of Assembly’s Edinburgh Food Festival...

Follow the yellow brick road – to the Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel, the world’s only rotating boat lift, is to be transformed into a unique pop-up theatre venue this summer. Macbeth’s Way and Wiz...

Prepare for a fantastic RSNO Solo performance

Music from the latest Star Wars film will be performed live for the first time outside of the USA this week. The Royal Scottish National...

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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...