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The Thomas Percy Proclamation (Photo: Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives)

Gunpowder Plot document found in city archives

An ancient document relating to the origins of Guy Fawkes Night has been found in the archives of a Scottish city. The fifth of November...
George MacMillan in his full clan chief regalia (Photo: Angus Blackburn)

Macmillan clan chief keeps the wheels turning

In the impressive grounds of Finlaystone House, Port Glasgow, stands an ancient Yew tree, known as the John Knox Tree. The tree, which survived a...

The fifth and final part of our short story

Today we bring you the concluding part of Foxcastle, our exclusive short story. Handheld Press, which is run by Kate Macdonald, who is originally from...

Chef Tom is at his happiest in The Kitchin

Scottish chef Tom Kitchin has been one to watch for many years. After opening his Edinburgh restaurant The Kitchin, he became the youngest winner of...

There’s more to his paintings than meets the eye

What do Liverpool football player Mohamed Salah, a dog with flowers on its head and singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne have in common? To the untrained eye:...
John Rowell, farm manager at Dumfries House

Organic farm status delights Prince Charles

A second section of Dumfries House estate is to be certified as organic in January. This is another major element being realised, as part of...

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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...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

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...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

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...