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A historical novel that’s so intense it feels real

Rosemary Goring’s powerful sequel to her critically acclaimed debut After Flodden is set in the tumultuous borderlands of Scotland and England. Dacre’s War is a...
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The Scotsman who shot President Lincoln

From Joe Rosenthal’s striking image of the moment the American flag was raised on Iwo Jima – the most reproduced image of all time –...
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10 scary things that went bump in the night

The darker nights have arrived, and when we hear something go bump in the night, we can't help but wonder what it was. Here we...

A handy guide to Scotland’s monsters and creatures

From unicorns and dragons to the Ghillie Dhu and Morag of Morhobhar, The Book of Beasties: A Scottish Bestiary of Old is a beautifully illustrated...
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Time’s on your side to see Linda McCartney’s work

Time's running out for people wanting to see Linda McCartney Retrospective - a major photographic exhibition, which is curated by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney....
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Interest in St Andrew’s Day is growing globally

Interest in Scotland's patron saint's national day is on the increase. Data provider SEMrush has been analaysing online searches, and finds that interest in Scotland...

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Skotch and Sketch at The Glasshouse, Edinburgh

Grant Dickie heads to a Skotch and Sketch workshop at The Glasshouse, in Edinburgh, to taste their latest dram and try his hand at sketching. ...
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The Macallan to open new fine dining restaurant on iconic estate

In 2021, The Glenturret Lalique became the first restaurant inside a distillery to achieve Michelin recognition. Just a few years later, it followed it up...
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Benbecula Distillery: Spirit flows through island distillery after 130-year-old whisky recipe revived

The first spirit has started to flow at Benbecula Distillery after an islander brought a 130-year-old recipe back to life.  Angus MacMillan always dreamed of...
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Rosebank Distillery: Sleeping giant Falkirk distillery reawakened after 30 years

Known as the sleeping giant of Scottish distilleries, the highly anticipated Rosebank Distillery has finally reawakened. After more than 30 years of closure, Ian Macleod...
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The Dalmore Luminary: Rare whisky sells for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction

A bottle of Dalmore whisky has sold for nearly ÂŁ95,000 at auction, encased in a glass sculpture which was hand polished for 500 hours. The...
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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskies

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...

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