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Unique war poster collection a part of remembrance

A selection of unique original First World War posters from Scotland is playing a part in an act of national commemoration. They will feature in...
Letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie to the Scottish
Chiefs, justifying his reasons for leaving Scotland
after the Battle of Culloden, 28 April 1746
(Photo: Royal Archives / © Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth II 2018)

Papers of exiled Stuart kings published online

A major new digitisation programme is giving unparalleled insight into the social, military and personal worlds of the exiled Stuart dynasty and their Jacobite followers....

Nico Simeone to open new Glasgow gastropub

Scots chef Nico Simeone is to open a new gastropub in Glasgow. Chef-Patron of Six by Nico and 111 by Nico, both in Glasgow, Nico...
The great picture
gallery at Paxton House features paintings
on loan from the National Gallery of Scotland (Photo: Malcolm MacGregor)

The love story that produced beautiful Paxton House

Unusually for Scotland, Paxton House, situated on the banks of the meandering River Tweed in Berwickshire, has its origins in a love story. It began...
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The Flying Scotsman keeps coming back – time and again

Think of the golden age of steam, and the chances are you will think of The Flying Scotsman, the world's most iconic steamtrain. The Flying...

Roman sculpture found in a Scottish river

Recovered in 1997 from the mouth of the River Almond in Cramond, near Edinburgh, the Cramond Lioness is a sculpture dating back to Roman times....

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

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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...