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Independence: Scotland 'would lose EU clout' claim

SNP MSP Graeme Dey told Mr Paterson that an independent Scotland “would get a better deal as an independent nation in the EU” as the UK cabinet minister appeared before Holyrood's environment committee today. Nationalists MSPs criticised Mr …

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What is the effect of an independent Scotland on brands?

Scottish brands could lose favour with English and Welsh consumers if Scotland becomes independent, with more than a third (36 per cent) of Britons warning they are less likely to deal with companies based north of the border if the country separates …

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Four-way race to be named PFA Scotland Manager of the Year

Announcing the shortlist, Scotland manager Gordon Strachan did not wish to be drawn on who he had voted for ahead of the winner being announced at a ceremony in Glasgow on Sunday. "It is a toss up – and there's friends of mine in their and I don't want …

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Taggart's Colin McCredie stars in Dear Scotland

It portrays the subjects of those pictures channelling a letter to Scotland in 2014, through a cast of nine actors, including Taggart star Colin McCredie, each of whom will play a different character on alternate evenings. Dear Scotland, which opens …

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Independent Scotland has parallels with Iceland, warns S&P

Comments. Scotland could end up with a banking system much like that of Iceland on the eve of the financial crisis if it votes for independence, according to a warning from one of the world's leading rating agencies. Analysts at Standard & Poor's have …

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How artists sketching the countryside during WWI were arrested after being …

Dr Fox said Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh had a far worse experience at the hands of the authorities. 'He was living in Walberswick village in Suffolk. He was working during the day and would drink alone in the pub at night. Locals became …

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Live for Brunch? Become a Chief Brunch Officer for the Aperol® Brunch Society

Campari America is also the exclusive US distributor of Bulldog® Gin, Bowmore® Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Auchentoshan® Lowland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Glen Garioch® Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, McClelland's® Single Malt Scotch …

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Purple Creates XX Whisky

Acclaimed UK design agency Purple Creative has turned 20 years old, and to celebrate, the agency has created a (very) limited edition blended Scotch whisky in four different specially designed bottles. See product and contact details of Purple Creative.

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Aberdeen to Host Dram Fine World Whisky Day Fundraising Event

Taking place on the eve of World Whisky Day, Friday 16 May, the ceilidh will offer guests a jam-packed evening of dancing, with music from Scotland's most energetic ceilidh band Ghillie Dhu Music and a countdown to World Whisky Day at midnight.

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Wednesday's Scottish Gossip

Aberdeen and Hibernian are keen on St Johnstone's Lee Croft but clubs in England have also expressed an interest in the 28-year-old, while the United States is also an option for the midfielder. Full story: Daily Express. Assistant coach Johan Mjallby …

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end of an era for Scottish managers

The notion of Scottish managers delivering a certain kind of gruff authority, the ability to rouse an unimpeachable team spirit and winning mentality, is still ingrained in the consciousness of English football. It stems from the lasting impacts made …

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Scottish economy: Manufactured exports fall by 4%

Scottish manufactured export sales fell by 4% in the fourth quarter of last year, according to official figures. The biggest contraction was seen in the refined petroleum, chemical and pharmaceutical sector, which saw sales slump by 20% on the previous …

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Scottish independence: Gauging reaction in the home of William Shakespeare

The Scottish play and this cry by Macduff are heard almost daily in the gardens of Shakespeare's birthplace over the summer. But the constitutional drama being played out north of the border is largely passing people by. Instead, for this week at least …

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President Opens Haggis Sanctuary | Yer Punts Is Mingin' Min

Scottish President Sammy Alexsond has officially opened a new Haggis Sanctuary at a secret destination in Blairthochty, a private estate between Udny and Snafflebogclip in Scotland. The 40 hectare site will accommodate …

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H is for Haggis | I'm Drew Llew, how do you do?

Hag-gis (noun) : plu. Haggis The collective noun for Haggis is a Pudding of Haggis. The wild Haggis is a native of the Scottish moors. The animals are solitary, shy and extremely rare, having been hunted close to extinction …

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Dundee revealed as ASBO capital of Scotland

Furthermore, it was revealed that 309 Anti-Social Behaviour Orders have been handed out at the ten courts in Tayside, Fife and Forth Valley since the start of 2010 – more than 25 per cent of the 1,137 delivered at the 49 courts across Scotland. The …

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Aberdeen University Malt Whisky Society TASTING TONIGHT!

Scotch Whisky News. April 23rd, 2014. Welcome back to Aberdeen! Hope you all had a great Easter Holiday! Wednesday 23rd of April: Society Tasting (6.30pm in Bookends, @Butchart ). We will have some super whisky on offer and you will …

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Soomaaliya oo kaalinta labaad ka gashay tartan qur'aan …

(Muqdisho- 17 Abriil 2014) Soomaaliya waxa ay ka mid tahay waddamada lagu tix galiyo qur'aanka iyo xifdintiisa. Dalka kuwayd waxaa sanad waliba ka dhaca tartan qur'aan aqris ah, haddaba sanadkaan waxaa ka qayb …

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Man charged with murder of toddler Madison Horn … – Express

Madison Horn, murder, death, police, court, Kelty, Fife, Dunfermline DEATH: Man appears in court charged with Madison Horn's murder[POLICE SCOTLAND]. Kevin Park, 26, is accused of killing the two-year-old at her home …

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Eagles get May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly – The Punch

Stephen Keshi, the Super Eagles' Head Coach, on Tuesday said players invited for the friendly against Scotland were expected to arrive the team's camp latest on May 27. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match …

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Columba 1400 in Scotland

Big shout going out to my man Mark Brown for organising the gathering of some very special souls together from a variety of the toughest neighbourhoods in Glasgow who came to practice Yogabeats with me – and as I …

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Scotland's Big Nature Festival returns – Scottish … – RSPB

Check out this video of last year's event to find out what it's all about. Just a few short weeks to go before the Scottish Birdfair (May 10-11) and we are busy preparing for the big weekend. This year we are excited to welcome …

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Hadden's views on taking Scottish Rugby forward – Part two …

In the second part of his analysis of what needs to be done to save Scottish international rugby former national coach Frank Hadden explains the need to make the most of its raw material, drawn from a tiny talent pool.

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Asda drops Scottish salmon supplier Wester Ross …

UK supermarket Asda has dropped Scottish salmon producer Wester Ross Fisheries (WRF) from its suppliers, reported the Sunday Times. Asda did not give the reason for the move, and said WRF was not a significant …

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Fishermen angry over review of Scottish Sea Farms salmon …

Scottish fishermen in Orkney have spoken of their anger at the “unprecedented” decision for councilors to consider a plan for a controversial fish farm again, just weeks after they refused it, reports the Herald Scotland.

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Dredging Today – Scottish Secretary Visits Port Ellen Harbour

Community projects took centre stage as Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael returned to his Islay roots for a day of visits across the island. His day began by visiting Port Ellen Harbour Association who have received over …

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Scotland independence: Views from Stratford-upon-Avon

… across the British Isles. To mark St George's Day and the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, Laura Bicker has been to Stratford-upon-Avon to find out what some people in England feel about the idea of Scotland leaving the Union.

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Glenglassaugh releases single cask bottlings

Glenglassaugh releases single cask bottlings. Glenglassaugh the single malt Scotch whisky distillery located just beyond the boundary of the Speyside region in the north-east of Scotlandhas released a first batch of single cask bottlings. Selected by …

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Ad of the Week: Meet Your Match – A Matter of Taste

Whisky is the best selling spirit in the world, and whether your taste is for Irish or Scotch, single malt or blend, there's an air of sophistication that the various brands have managed to build up around the product. Unlike cane spirit, brandy or rum …

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Rare sweet and smoky Cù Bòcan released

Following the release of Cù Bòcan Highland single malt Scotch whisky at the end of last year, Tomatin Distillery has released its first limited edition expression for the range. This Cu Bocan features another stunning design by Pocket Rocket Creative.

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Diageo David Beckham whisky account goes to Adam&Eve/DDB

Adam&Eve/DDB has won the global advertising account for the launch of Haig Club, a Scotch whisky that Diageo has created in partnership with David Beckham and Simon Fuller. David Beckham: will promote a responsible drinking programme for Haig Club …

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Poles drinking more whisky

Poles imported 26.7 million bottles of Scotch whisky last year, which represents a 39 percent growth year-on-year, the highest among world's biggest whisky importers, according to the Scotch Whisky Association. Overall, Poland placed 11th in the …

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Farnam Jahanian to become CMU's vice president for research

Farnam Jahanian has been selected as Carnegie Mellon's newest vice president for research. As vice president for research, Jahanian will oversee all of the university's research endeavors, including government relations and technology transfer. For the …

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Kuchar's blast from bunker secures Heritage victory

But with Donald needing a birdie on the difficult 18th, he fanned his approach short and right of the green and couldn't summon Kuchar's magic. In his past six starts at Harbour Town, Donald has finished runner-up three times and third twice. No tartan …

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Kuchar snags tartan jacket

The opportunity to don the tartan jacket was on the line for the 78 remaining players in the fourth and final round of the 46th annual RBC Heritage on Sunday. After numerous leaderboard changes in the first three rounds, third-round leader Luke Donald …

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