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Edinburgh Festival Fringe show is a dream come true for man with terminal illness

A Scot has revealed how a terminal cancer diagnosis has freed him from depression in a book he’s written to encourage others to make the...

Fringe Review: Endless Sunset Oblivion

Jeremy Welch reviews Endless Sunset Oblivion at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This solo performance from Mike Baillie is similar to the Troubadours of France in...
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Interiors: Lesley Pugsley of Baigali Designs

We speak to Lesley Pugsley of Baigali Designs about her cushions, runners and throws which are designed and handmade in Edinburgh.  As a teenager Lesley...
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Scotland’s Home of the Year judge transforms former council house on a budget

Scotland’s Home of the Year judge Danny Campbell has revealed how he transformed a former council house into his dream family home on a budget....
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World record-breaking brothers bid to turn whisky into water with new charity

A trio of Scottish world record-breaking rowing brothers have joined forces with their famous father to launch a new charity.  The Maclean Foundation, which has...
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Former home of a Titanic survivor put up for sale in Perthshire

The former home of a Titanic survivor has been put up for sale in Perthshire. Harold Bride was the junior wireless operator on the Titanic,...

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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...
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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...