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The lochs of the Borders, Fife and the capital

The Loch of the Lowes to Loch Leven feature in the next episode of Paul Murton's Grand Tour of Scotland's Lochs. Programme five sees Paul’s...
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The world’s finest orchestras heading to Scotland

The world’s leading orchestras are to play at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall this autumn. They will perform as part of the Sunday Classics season, including the...
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Beautiful home on the banks of an Argyll loch

An immaculately presented home with a spectacular loch frontage and direct beach access is now for sale. Presented by Robb Residential, Waterside Cottage externally is...
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Hotel’s special offer to former Thomas Cook staff

An award-winning Scottish hotel is doing its bit to help Thomas Cook staff who have lost their jobs after the travel firm crashed. Perthshire's East...

Timorous Beastie added to the whisky family

A 25-year-old limited edition bottling of Timorous Beastie Highland Malt is joining Douglas Laing's family. Timorous Beastie 25 Years Old is a rare release of...

New documentary features Scottish neonatal unit

A new TV series looking at the work of a Scottish hospital's neonatal unit is coming to our screens. The work of the dedicated staff...

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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...
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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...