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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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'Third Person' Trailer: Everything is Connected to Liam …

The new trailer for 'Third Person' contains vague hints about the film's inter-connected stories cooked up by writer/director Paul Haggis (Crash).

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Haggis wins Niarchos grant for Azoria Project | Department …

Donald Haggis, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Nicholas A. Cassas Term Professor of Greek Studies in the Department of Classics, was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, in support of …

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WhiskyIntelligence.com » Blog Archive » BALLANTINE'S …

BALLANTINE'S LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION GOLF PACKS FOR 2014. Ballantine's, the world's No. 2 Scotch whisky, has today announced the 2014 release of its popular Limited Edition Golf Packs, available for its 17 and …

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Video Daawo: Faaliyaha Qaranka oo Xasan Sheekh Iyo …

Video Daawo: Faaliyaha Qaranka oo Xasan Sheekh Iyo Siilanyo Tartan Adag u Qabtay Keebay Guusha Raacaday. Apr 20, 2014 – Aragtiyood. Waxaanu Halkan idiinku soo gudbinaynaa Barnaaamijkii Faaliyaha Qaran ee Tv-ga Universal …

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Scottish independence: Universities quit CBI

Broadcaster STV, as well as government agencies Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland, have already announced they will leave the CBI, insisting its anti-independence stance is at odds with their own neutral position. Edinburgh and Glasgow are the …

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Scottish international Ruaridh Jackson set for Wasps move after being offered …

He was signed by former Glasgow head coach Sean Lineen, who spotted him playing for Robert Gordon's College in the Royal Navy Scottish Schools Sevens in 2006. Lineen took him on as understudy to Dan Parks and it was expected that when the …

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David Moyes' dismissal continues decline of Scottish managers in the Premier …

The years of Scottish players dominating England's top clubs had gone. But in the field of producing top-class managers Scottish football remained an industry leader. Like the footballing branch of the Labour Party, the main offices of power were …

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Further fall reported in Scottish shop sales

Scotland's shops have reported another fall in sales – although they said part of the explanation was the date of Easter. Total sales for March, as measured by the Scottish Retail Sales Monitor, were down by 2.5%. Like-for-like sales, which are …

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Scottish independence: Cameron and Salmond make appeals on St George's Day

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and UK Prime Minister David Cameron will use St George's Day to make pleas ahead of the independence referendum. Voters in Scotland go to the polls on 18 September. Mr Cameron said Scotland should remain …

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A new poll shows Scotland on the brink of independence …

Politicians always manage to take some crumbs of comfort from opinion polls but, if you are Alistair Darling, it would be difficult to find anything positive in the dramatic new poll published by Scotland on Sunday this morning.

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werewolf » Scotland On The Brink

Two years of dire warnings about the perils of 'separatism' and 'tearing Scotland out the United Kingdom' have only exposed the threadbare, tetchy character of the pro-union argument so far. In November last year the …

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Made it to Scotland! – Kevin & Amanda

Good morning from Scotland! We've just returned home from our 15 day trip through Scotland, London, and Paris, and I can't wait to tell you all about it! Over the next few weeks I'll be recapping and sharing everything with …

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The Federalist: Scottish Independence Gains Ground in Polls

The campaign for Scottish independence is gaining ground with five months to go until the referendum, according to new polls. The gap between the two sides has narrowed, suggesting a two-point swing could be enough to …

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What's in Your Shed? Scottish Borders farmer opens his doors

Scottish Borders farmer Daniel Freeland-Cook is the latest to let us ogle his machinery fleet, which includes a trio of John Deere 6930s.

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Brown warns of Scottish independence 'pensioner timebomb'

Scottish independence could damage savers pensions north of the border as the current risk and resource sharing platform would be broken up, Gordon Brown will warn later today.

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Scottish Entertainment Awards – Groupon

Scottish Entertainment Awards Variety Show: Ticket from £16 (Up to 52% Off)

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Gordon Brown says independence would block building of stronger Scotland

The former chancellor also blasted Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond's plans for an independent Scotland to keep the pound as part of a formal currency union with the rest of the UK, arguing this would leave Scotland in "a semi-colonial position …

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Rural Scotland lit up by stunning street art

HOUSES, barns, and industrial buildings across rural southern Scotland have been transformed by murals from some of Europe's top street artists. A large hay shed near Newton Stewart, a former electricity sub-station at Stranraer and a pottery in Meikle …

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Diageo uncorks $1.9b offer to control USL

The maker of Johnnie Walker scotch whisky and Smirnoff vodka has management and board control under a shareholding pact with troubled tycoon and company chairman Vijay Mallya, who ceded control on November 9, 2012. This agreement with Mallya is …

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Women and whisky: Diageo's gender-neutral marketing formula

But Asia's women whisky drinkers may have been harder to spot until recently. While some male stereotypes around the brown liquor category seem to stick, marketers are largely leaving them behind. One report from the Scotch Whisky Association says …

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Nelson helps spur Owatonna girls lacrosse past Tartan

Nelson helps spur Owatonna girls lacrosse past Tartan By KALEB ROEDEL kroedel@owatonna.com Southernminn. Kaleb Roedel. Posted on Apr 22, 2014. by Kaleb Roedel. Last Thursday in the Owatonna girls lacrosse team's win over Rochester Mayo, …

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Scotland trailing UK as retail sales slump

THE value of retail sales in Scotland last month was down 2.5% on March 2013 — a much steeper drop than that recorded for the UK as a whole — industry figures reveal. THE value of retail sales in Scotland last month was down 2.5% on March 2013 — a …

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Gordon Brown warns breaking political link between England and Scotland …

He told an audience at Glasgow University that when considering key issues such as the funding of pensions and the NHS, jobs in Scotland and interest rates, "it makes no sense whatsoever to break our links with England". Mr Brown said: "This debate is …

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Gordon Brown reveals five 'big positives' Scotland gets from UK

Gordon Brown had outlined five "big positives" that Scotland gains from being part of the UK in his first intervention for the cross-party campaign to keep the Union together. The former prime minister used a major speech in Glasgow to highlight how …

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Channel 4s Comedy Gala Live 2013 Dvdrip X264-HAGGiS

Usenet group HAGGiS released DVDRip image quality of Channel 4s Comedy Gala Live picture (created in 2013). Get Channel.4s.Comedy.Gala.Live.2013.Dvdrip.

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Major New Scientific Discovery: Beluga Whales Like Bagpipes

Major New Scientific Discovery: Beluga Whales Like Bagpipes. Either that or they want to know why this man in a dress is giving mouth-to-mouth to an octopus. (Via Laughing Squid) …

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