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Runners will head to Arran this weekend

Two day adventure run is back for the second year

Runners will be heading to the Isle of Arran this weekend. Rat race Adventure Sports is back with the Ultra Tour of Arran (UTA), a...
The Collège de Navarre, in Paris, where Crichton studied in 1577

The talented Mr Crichton – and his sad demise

With a dazzling intellect that won him fame across Europe, coupled with brilliant dancing, riding and duelling skills, there was never a man better named...

A Great Pyramid stone can be found in Edinburgh

The secrets of ancient Egypt are on show at National Museums Scotland. One of the highlights is the only casing stone from the Great Pyramid...

10 of the most wicked witches in Scottish history

The Scottish Witchcraft Act saw the grizzly demise of many a soul accused of a variety of heinous and occult crimes. We present a selection...
Food demonstrations at the Ideal Home Showz Scotland (Photo: Alan Peebles)

Free tickets for all for Ideal Home Show Scotland

The Ideal Home Show Scotland returns to the SEC Glasgow from 24-27 May to showcase the latest trends in interiors, renovation, DIY, gardens, technology and...

Solheim Cup 2019 tartan is officially revealed

A specially commissioned tartan to celebrates the Solheim Cup’s return to Scotland has been unveiled. Scotland’s Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing Joe FitzPatrick...

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...
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...