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Life of the ancient Egyptians at National Museums

The secrets of ancient Egypt are currently being revealed at National Museums Scotland. The exhibition is part of the event to mark the completion of...

Celebrating all creatures great and small

In Cows In Trees, Julian Earl charmingly entertains the reader with a collection of his favourite memoirs and tales. His extraordinary occurrences were amassed from...
Second World War blockship Emerald Wing at Churchill Barrier 2 (Photo: Scapa Flow 2013 Marine Archaeology Survey / Paul Sharman)

Bid to protect scuttled Scapa Flow World War I wrecks

One hundred years ago, the German High Seas Fleet was scuttled at Scapa Flow on Orkney. Now, a century later, a consultation has been launched...
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Ten Scots places Clan Oliphant members must visit

Scots have been dispersed throughout the world - taking our names and culture with them. So many of us look into our roots, to find...

Taking his time to capture nature in its full beauty

To David Johnston, member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, the north east is an artist’s paradise. Panoramic views of north eastern...
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The bad boys in our top 10 of Scots behaving badly

There's an old saying that women can’t resist bounders and cads. From Lord Byron to Hugh Grant's Daniel Cleaver in Bridget Jones' Diary, the bad...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

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...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...