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The Scottish roots of Dracula are revealed

When Brave Men Shudder: The Scottish Origins of Dracula is the previously untold story of how the terrifying character, capable of giving the toughest among...

Cafe at National Galleries closes during refurb

The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant at the the National Galleries of Scotland is temporarily closed to allow for collection project works. The facility closed on...

The robots are set to take over in Edinburgh

Robots are set to invade the National Museums Scotland later this month. The completion of the transformation of the National Museum of Scotland’s iconic Victorian...
Sue Black at the 2018 Wigtown Book Festival (Photo: Colin Hattersley)

Autumn festivals boost area by ÂŁ6 million

A series of festivals and events in Dumfries and Galloway generated more than ÂŁ6m for the local and Scottish economy in late 2018. The analysis...

Scots chefs take silver at Culinary World Cup

A team of top Scottish chefs served up a winning menu at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. And they brought home...
Curator Alison Brown  pictured at the launch of an exhibition celebrating the 150th birthday of Charles Rennie Mackintosh in Kelvingrove Museum

Mackintosh pulls in more visitors than ever before

Charles Rennie Mackintosh venues and attractions in Glasgow recorded more visitors in 2018 than ever before. More than 1.1m people visited Glasgow Mackintosh venues –...

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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,...
Thomas Macrae.

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...