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A The Tiffany floor lamp with a Nasturtium shade on show at the Bonham (Photo: Paul Chappells)

Edinburgh hotel unveils private art collection

A boutique Edinburgh hotel is opening its permanent installation of artworks from the collection of Richard H Driehaus. The Bonham Hotel will feature 35 exquisite...

A fascinating insight into the lives of Scottish Asians

A TV programme is to focus on three young Scots of Indian and Pakistani descent. Through the eyes of Junaid Ashraf, Sunnah Ahmed and Sinita...

What’s your favourite distillery tour and whisky bar?

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Field Whisky Challenge, we are opening our nominations process to the public for the Whisky Bar of...
A young Stuart Cosgrove (right) and Tam Cowan during the early days of Off the Ball (Photo: BBC Scotland)

Celebrating 25 years of radio success Off the Ball

A Scottish radio show marks its 25th birthday this year - and it's being marked with a special TV show.  From its football fanzine comedy...

Exhibition celebrates the Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress is a major new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland which will examine the history of this iconic garment in high...
Alone at Western Baths, Glasgow, by Soo Burnell

Swimming pool exhibition will be a splash hit

A stunning collection of images taken in historic swimming pools are featuring in a new exhibition by a Scots photographer. In the show, Poolside, by...

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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...