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Curator Dr Rebekah Higgitt and the Ilay Glynne dial at the National Museum of Scotland. Credit: Stewart Attwood

The Ilay Glynne dial: ā€˜Masterpieceā€™ 18th century sundial made for founder of RBS acquired for the nation

It was made for the founder of the Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the most politically powerful figures in the first half of the...
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Galloway chosen as preferred location of Scotland’s third national park

By Izzy AlexanderĀ  Galloway has been chosen as the preferred location for Scotland's newest national park. There are currently two national parks north of the...
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Edinburgh funeral director unveils Scotlandā€™s first Land Rover Defender hearse

Fans of the iconic Land Rover Defender can now choose the classic vehicle for their final farewell. William Purves Funeral Directors has unveiled a custom-made...
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Review: Zhima, Glasgow

Ellie Forbes heads out to Glasgow's latest hotspot, Zhima, a Chinese restaurant with a modern feel and incredible interiors.Ā    Iā€™m not really one for...
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Could this bullet hole be proof of Bonnie Prince Charlie assassination attempt in Stirling?

Historians have discovered a bullet hole at Bannockburn House which they believe is proof of an assassination attempt against Bonnie Prince Charlie. Amidst the delicate...
Barrett the whale. Credit: Hannah Lightley, Hebrides Cruises Wildlife Guide.

Two rare humpback whales spotted off Scottish coast

Two humpback whales, including one never seen before in Scottish waters, were filmed during a rare encounter with a tour boat. On a cruise which...

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Glencairn toasts iconic glass’s 20th birthday

A WHISKY glass that's become a firm favourite with Scotch fans will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year with the official opening of its expanded...

Letā€™s talk aboutā€¦ storing whisky

The experts from the Edinburgh Whisky Academy share their top tips for looking after your Scotch. A CANDIDATE contacted us recently to ask whether a...

Craft distilleries call for clarity on covid support

EIGHT of Scotland's craft distillers have written to the Scottish Government seeking clarity on whether they qualify for support during the coronavirus pandemic. The group...
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Scotch on canvas: the art of whisky

John Robertson, founder of consultancy firm Messrs Whisky & Co, finds out why Argentine artist Gisela Garcia Gleria was inspired to put whisky on canvas...

The A-Z of whisky

Most of us want to come out of the lockdown having learned something, so if youā€™re embarrassed to admit that you have gone through almost...
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The lockdown whisky festival

Tomatin will host its second virtual whisky festival on 9 May to raise much-needed funds for its charity partner, Maggieā€™s Highlands. The event, which will...

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