The broken pieces of the bust

Appliance of science for David Livingstone

The David Livingstone Birthplace in Blantyre re-opens this Wednesday, July 28. Student Andriani Maimaridou, who is currently undertaking a Professional Development Diploma after the successful...
Pascale Rentsch's painting The Gannets are Coming Back

Thrum of the Bass Rock inspires artists

It has cast its spell over artists and writers such as Turner and Robert Louis Stevenson. In the 17th century, it was dubbed Scotland's Alcatraz...
Sensory friendly day at major exhibition Night Fever - a free events for people with Additional Support Needs (ASN) and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).

V&A Dundee announces latest sensory friendly days

V&A Dundee has announced new sensory friendly days as the latest step in the museum’s long-term commitment to ensure greater access to design. Taking place...
Maintenance workers on the Forth Rail Bridge (Photo: Harry Birrell)

Turning back the clock to see a long-lost Scotland

We travel back in time to look at a bygone Scotland on our TV screens over the next two weeks. Films of Scotland is a...
The Five Sisters in West Lothian (Photo: Shutterstock)

10 great places to walk in West Lothian

The long-awaited arrival of the Scottish summer is finally here. But how long the sun will last is debatable, for, as all Scots know, good...
Annie Ross starred alongside Judy Garland and Van Heflin in Norman Taurog’s Presenting Lily Mars

Scots Hollywood and jazz star bequeaths collection

A lifetime of movie and musical memories from a world-renowned jazz icon and Hollywood star have found a new home at the Royal Conservatoire of...



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...
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...