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Fort William cinema named as best in the UK

Highland Cinema in Fort William has been named as the best in the UK. Just three years after opening its doors in September 2020, Highland...

Mary Berry visits Enchanted Forest as part of her new Scottish Christmas cook show

National treasure Mary Berry visited The Enchanted Forest as part of her new Scottish Christmas cookery show. The legendary cook paid a visit to the...

Collection of coins from 200 years of Celtic British history available to view online

A collection of coins from more than 200 years of Celtic British history is now available to view online. The last time the 200 coins...

Bust of Sir John of Invergordon once used as doorstop could now be worth £2.5million

An 18th-century bust of Sir John of Invergordon which was once used as a doorstop could now be worth £2.5million. The 'Bouchardon Bust' was bought...

Antique guide book of Rosslyn Chapel discovered in a Berlin book shop

An antique guide book of Rosslyn Chapel which was discovered in a Berlin book shop in 1990 has been donated to the historic chapel. The...

Love Actually: Glasgow composer Craig Armstrong 20 years on from the cult classic

When Craig Armstrong sat down in his Glasgow studio to compose the cues for Richard Curtis’ Love Actually he had no idea the film would...

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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...
Rosebank Distillery.

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...