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Edinburgh’s Hidden Door festival has opened

Edinburgh's Hidden Door festival has opened for five days of music, art and performance. Held at the Complex at 15 Dalkeith Road, the festival is...
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Victorian Scots Greys tankard could fetch nearly £2,000 at auction

A 19th century tankard for the Scots Greys could fetch nearly £2,000 when it goes under the hammer. The Scots Greys are perhaps best remembered...
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What’s on: a look at events coming up in June

Graduate Exhibition World-renowned furniture school, The Chippendale International School of Furniture, is hosting its 38th annual Graduate Exhibition & Fine Furniture Sale this month. The event...

Greta Thunberg to take part in Edinburgh International Book Festival

Climate activist Greta Thunberg will take part in a special event at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Swedish environmental campaigner will give a...

Nearly 3,000 hectares of land burned during massive wildfire near Cannich

Nearly 3,000 hectares of land has been burned during a massive wildfire near Cannich. It comes after the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service warned of...

Scottish farmer etches incredible 1.5km drawing of Doddie Weir into his fields

A Scottish farmer has etched an incredible 1.5km drawing of Doddie Weir into his fields to raise money for MND research. Youtuber, Crawford Niven, 26,...

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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...
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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...