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Aye Write: Glasgow book festival called off after event turned down for funding

It has been attended by some of the biggest authors in the country, from Ian Rankin to Val McDermid. But Glasgow’s long-running Aye Write book...
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Pretty Woman The Musical: TV star Ore Oduba talks about his role in hit production

Pretty Woman: The Musical is coming to The Edinburgh Playhouse this April. The ultimate Hollywood rom-com stars TV and radio presenter Ore Oduba who speaks with...
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Melville Street: Georgian townhouse on prestigious Edinburgh street hits market for £2.5million

A stunning Georgian townhouse on one of Edinburgh's most prestigious streets has hit the market for £2.5million. The six-bedroom house, on Melville Street, was built...
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Big Banana Feet: Lost Billy Connolly film comes to cinemas after being found on eBay

Nearly 50 years ago, Billy Connolly was in Northern Ireland filming Big Banana Feet.  The edgy fly-on-the-wall documentary followed the comedian around the country’s volatile...
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Life With the National Library of Scotland: ‘I have conserved incredible material from Jane Austen to Charles Darwin’

Conservator Claire Hutchison on having the patience to handle delicate archive material, working on a first edition of Darwin’s The Origin of Species, and safeguarding national collections....
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Jacobite train: World famous Harry Potter steam train service suspended

The world famous Harry Potter steam train service has been suspended following a row over safety regulations. The Jacobite train and the Glenfinnan Viaduct, near...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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...
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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...
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...