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Juan Lozano serenades a lucky bride-to-be

The King is back at the Scottish Elvis Festival

The first-ever Scottish Elvis Festival kicked off with tribute acts from around the world, recreating the King of Rock 'n' Roll's greatest hits. It was...
Murdo Grant played by Daniel Cahill in the 2016 BBC ALBA documentary (Photo: BBC ALBA/Sorbier Productions)

The Assynt murder shocked a Highland community

The 19th-century killing of popular pedlar Murdo Grant by a local gambler and drunk cast a dark shadow over a strong Highland community. In October...
St Vincent Street Church in Glasgow (Photo: Leonid Andronov)

Can we build it? Our top ten Scots architects

Scotland is known the world over for its masters of design. This round-up of prominent Scottish architects goes to show that when it comes to...

Famous war painting conserved for re-display

A famous war painting has been returned for display in Edinburgh Castle. Iconic painting, The Thin Red Line, has been re-glazed before being returned to...
Actor Andrew Keir, originally from Shotts

Trailblazing Scots honours with special plaques

Six trailblazing women from Scotland’s past, from the country’s first female solicitor to the first Scottish woman to direct a feature-length film, have been recognised...

Top 10 NTS places to walk your dog revealed

Balmacara Square in the Highlands has been revealed as the most dog-friendly Scottish National Trust property in a new study. The study took a list...

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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...