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Dandie Dinmont Terriers take part in annual derby race

They were once a popular breed in the 1800s, but now less than 100 Dandie Dinmont Terriers are born in the UK every year. The...
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National Library of Scotland launches Gaelic language exhibition

The National Library of Scotland (NLS) has launched its first ever Gaelic language exhibition. The exhibition invites visitors to hear and learn about folk-tales told...
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A dream job on the Isle of Mull that takes the biscuit

A bakery on the Isle of Mull is looking for a couple with a sweet tooth to join the biscuit-making team. The dream job, in...
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Pastime to full time: swapping finance for furniture making

Meet the financial service workers who gave up their high-flying careers to become furniture makers. Giving up the day job to do what we love...
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Farm on the market for £3million – with fishing on Blackadder Water

An arable farm in the Scottish Borders has gone on the market for £3million - complete with a stunning seven-bedroom house and fishing on Blackadder...
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Renowned sea captain’s watch makes well-timed return to museum

A pocket watch owned by a daring maritime hero has gone on show to mark the 100th anniversary of his death. The silver timepiece, which...

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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...