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Robson Green opens salmon fishing season on River Tay

The official opening ceremony of the River Tay salmon fishing season took place at Meikleour in Perthshire on Saturday. The opening was hosted by Meikleour...
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Award-winning artist to hold first Scots exhibition

An award-winning Iranian artist is to transform Edinburgh Printmakers with his first solo exhibition in Scotland. Mohammad Barrangi, a printmaker and Paralympic athlete, is sharing...
**THIS IMAGE IS UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL TUESDAY 6TH APRIL 2010**  Picture shows: (l-r) KAREN GILLAN as Amy Pond and MATT SMITH as the Doctor. Background the TARDIS and vortex. TX: BBC ONE Saturday 3rd April 2010

Scots star Karen Gillan to lead NYC Tartan Day Parade

Award-winning Scots actress Karen Gillan is to be the Grand Marshal of the 2022 New York City Tartan Day Parade. The popular Scottish-themed event, entering...
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Burns Supper live online from his birthplace

The National Trust for Scotland is hosting the only online Burns Night event to come from the bard’s birthplace in Alloway. Step through the screen...
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Up against the clock to see some exhibitions

Scottish National Portrait Gallery is hosting a number of exhibitions - but time is running out to see some of them. Thomas Joshua Cooper -...
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New performance venue on the way with the Dunard Centre

The Dunard Centre is set to be Edinburgh’s first purpose-built music and performance venue in over 100 years. The City of Edinburgh Council have approved...

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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...
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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...
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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...