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Students saddle up to learn how to ride Scotland’s first robot horse

Students at Scotland’s Rural College have saddled up to learn how to use Scotland's first robot horse.  SRC has unveiled a new £100k state-of-the-art robot...
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King Charles birthday whisky released by Balmoral Castle at £3,200 per bottle

A special edition whisky in honour of King Charles’ 75th birthday has been released by Balmoral Castle and Estate. The rare whisky is 45-year-old single...

Scottish Field’s 12 days of Christmas…Day 7

Christmas is coming, and Scottish Field is on hand to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones. From December 13 to 24,...

Fordyce Maxwell book to raise money for prostate cancer charity

A collection of newspaper columns from esteemed journalist Fordyce Maxwell have been made into a book to raise money for prostate cancer. Fordyce died last...

Renowned Scottish composer returns to Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

He’s one of the world’s most successful composers having scored music for more than 60 major films, from Harry Potter to Murder on the Orient...

Shetland becomes first UK spaceport for vertical rocket launches

A site in the Shetland Isles has become the UK's first spaceport for vertical rocket launches. SaxaVord Spaceport on Unst has been given the green...

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HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
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Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...