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Review: The Carbon Lounge, Edinburgh

In Edinburgh's thriving and continuously growing restaurant and nightlife scene, it's easy to find creative food, atmospheric bars, tasty cocktails, and exciting entertainment.  But how...
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Edinburgh’s high society fashion icons brought back to life

They were the best dressed in town during the 1700s, but now the fashion of Edinburgh’s high society is being brought back to life.  Portraits...
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Isle of May: Numbers of puffins at one of UK’s largest colonies increase by a third

Numbers of puffins at one of the UK’s largest colonies on the Isle of May have increased by around a third since 2017, experts have...
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Laings officially opens its doors to new flagship store in Glasgow

Sponsored Content | Luxury family jeweller, Laings, has opened a new flagship store on Buchanan Street in Glasgow. The iconic B-listed building, Rowan House, has...
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No Such Thing As A Fish: Ten facts you didn’t know about Scotland

It all began in 2014, when four nerds gathered around their microphones to share the most interesting facts they’d learned that week. Now, 30,000 facts...
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The Good Books, Hugo Rifkind: ‘Good Omens is the funniest book ever written, and it gets no worse as I get older’

Journalist and author Hugo Rifkind on the best books he's read in the last year, being inspired by Stephen King and reading on the tube. ...

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Whisky news round-up: Skincare and more

Peter Ranscombe raises another irreverent glass to all the latest whisky news from Scotland. THE Scotch Malt Whisky Society has nearly notched up 40,000 members...
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Whisky news round-up: Speyburn, Macallan, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes another look at the world of Scotch whisky. SPEYBURN distillery is preparing to welcome visitors for the first time in its 125-year...

Raising a glass to this year’s whisky festivals

SCOTLAND'S whisky festival season is getting underway, with The National Whisky Festival returning to SWG3 in Glasgow tomorrow as part of Celtic Connections. The festival...
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Whisky News Round-up: Bond, Bere, and more

Peter Ranscombe pours over more news from the world of Scotch whisky. IT'S been a busy start to the year for Scotland's whisky distillers. The...
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Whisky news round-up: Glenfarclas, training, and more

Catch-up on all the latest whisky news with Peter Ranscombe's tongue-in-cheek round-up. CHIVAS BROTHERS - Scotland's second-largest distiller and owner of brands including Ballantine’s, Chivas...
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Whisky news round-up: Deacon Blue, festivals, and more

Peter Ranscombe sticks his tongue in his cheek to round-up the latest news from the world of whisky. THE National Whisky Festival of Scotland returns...