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In brief: Rory McIlroy grabs early lead in Scotland – The …

Golf: Rory McIlroy rolled in six birdies in seven holes around the turn and shot a 7-under-par 64 for a one-stroke lead midway through a low-scoring first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Millions of fliers boost Scotland's airports as Edinburgh …

EDINBURGH confirmed its status as Scotland's busiest airport after breaking the 10-million-passengers-a-year barrier.

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Hampden sore: World's second fastest man crashes out of …

Hampden sore: World's second fastest man crashes out of Scotland's first sub-10sec 100m. YOHAN BLAKE'S return from injury ended in agony as the Jamaican sprinter crashed to the ground clutching his hamstring at the …

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Glasgow becomes first Scottish city to offer free Wi fi …

This Urban Wireless network is being delivered through a partnership between Glasgow City Council and BT, and was launched today by Councillor Gordon Matheson, Leader of Glasgow City Council, and James McClafferty, …

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Warren shares lead in Scottish Open | Golf | Sport | Daily …

MARC Warren strode to the head of the leaderboard after a day of carnage in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen yesterday.

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McIlroy opens with course-record 64 at Scottish – Golfweek

Rory McIlroy made Royal Aberdeen look friendly in Thursday's first round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, shooting a course-record 7-under 64 in a symbolic statement that he is ready for next week's Open …

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Marius Zaliukas feels at home after returning to Scotland with Rangers

Marius Zaliukas says that his return to Scotland felt like coming home, after signing a two-year contract with Rangers. The Lithuanian defender will fly out to North America with his new teammates after spending a successful trial period with the Ibrox …

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Independence referendum: Vote Yes to save the NHS says top surgeon

THE NHS in Scotland will die within 10 years without a Yes vote, according to one of the country's top breast surgeons. The alarming prediction from Dr Philippa Whitford, 55, has provoked a storm of controversy. Speaking to a Women for Independence …

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In the footsteps of Stafford's shoe heritage

The handsome property not only has links with Stafford's shoe industry but was the architectural design of Edgar Wood, with influences from Charles Rennie Mackintosh and William Morris, acclaimed leader of the Arts and Crafts movement. Upmeads was …

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The Macallan producer sets up travel retail unit

Edrington, producer of The Macallan Scotch whisky and Brugal rum, has moved forward with its route-to-market strategy by setting up a global travel retail unit. Edrington-travel-retail. Tellis Baroutsis will head Edrington's new global travel retail …

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Movie star Steven Seagal tells of briefs encounter when Scots fans threw …

Seagal says he enjoyed a crash course in whisky at Glasgow's Pot Still pub in 2007. He added: “I love the stuff. I wouldn't say I'm a big drinker but Scotch whisky is special stuff. “We went along to a pub in Glasgow. A guy told me all about the …

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Scotch whisky gets special protection in Burma

“This will allow us to protect Scotch whisky against products illegally being sold or passed off as Scotch,” said Alan Park, the Scotch Whisky Association's legal adviser. “Products suspected of misleading consumers and damaging the legitimate trade …

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Scottish Open: Gullane move pleases Mickelson

PHIL Mickelson has dropped a heavy hint that Gullane is set to be confirmed as the venue for next year's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. As reported in The Scotsman on Tuesday, it appears that Gullane has been given the nod ahead of near …

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Scottish League Cup: Rangers drawn to face Queen's Park

Scottish League One promotion hopefuls Falkirk face a trip to Montrose and Morton are at home to Berwick Rangers. The longest trip will be made by Elgin City, who have a lengthy trek to Queen of the South. Ramdens Cup winners Raith Rovers are at home …

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Scottish pride: Daily Record unveils 60ft Commonwealth Games baton banner

And work has started on a massive mural of the Scottish team which will be emblazoned across the windows of our building. Scots sprinting legend Allan Wells – a Commonwealth Games and Olympic champion – said: “Yet again, the Daily Record has …

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Saturday's Scottish Gossip

He may credit his Open success last year on playing in the Scottish Open the week before, but now Phil Mickelson is worried the windy conditions at Royal Aberdeen could take too much out of him ahead of the Hoylake event next week. Sun (print edition) …

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Smart SuBo swerves grilling by TV host Andrew Neil over Scottish/English divide

SUSAN Boyle survived a grilling from TV host Andrew Neil as she appeared to say Scots are more popular than the English. The singer was a guest on late-night politics programme This Week when she said “people were more accepting of Scottish people”.

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Scottish clan profile: Turnbull

The origin of the Turnbull name was told by Hector Boece, in his History of Scotland. Boece tells the legend that during the Wars of Scottish Independence William of Rule saved King Robert Bruce by wrestling to the ground a bull that had charged at the …

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Gerry Hassan is wrong – radical Scotland has left its ghetto

Gerry Hassan has a piece in the Scottish Review this week – A Letter to Scotland's New Radicals – which calls on the pro-independence left to abandon its “unrealistic” and “impossibilist” (whatever that means) approach to politics. Parts of the …

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Review: Macbeth, The HandleBards, Merchant Adventurers' Hall Gardens, York …

Dressed not dissimilarly to the much-mocked Scottish official dress code for this summer's Commonwealth Games, the ecologically aware HandleBards quartet make use of all their travelling inventory: tents, upturned bikes, tartan rugs, mess tins and …

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Manic Street Preachers, Pixies and CHVRCHES were also among those to play …

All three members were topless with singer Simon Neil sporting flowery trousers and bassist James Johston wearing tartan. An elaborate array of pyrotechnics went off regularly throughout the set, with second track 'That Golden Rule' introduced by …

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Ancient tensions resonate in China's Xinjiang province

He was buried in a glorious red twill tunic and tartan leggings and could be of the same stock that brought the Celts to Ireland. For years the mummies were kept out of the public eye for fear of undermining the foundations of the official history …

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Book of hilarious spoof letters which pranked host of football clubs goes on …

A HILARIOUS book of spoof letters sent by a fictional football fan to a host of clubs is being released to raise funds for charity. Footie clubs around the UK, including Celtic, Rangers, Dundee, Dumbarton, Hearts, Chelsea, Everton and West Ham United …

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Rory McIlroy breaks course record in opening Scottish Open …

Rory McIlroy breaks course record in opening Scottish Open round. The Northern Irishman carded eight birdies and one just bogey to record a 64 at Royal Aberdeen.

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WhiskyIntelligence.com » Blog Archive » The Big Whisky …

The Big Whisky Interview…Paul McLean interviews a bottle of Laphroaig Select – Scotch Whisky News. July 11th, 2014. Laphroaig Select. The Big Whisky Interview… Paul McLean interviews a bottle of Laphroaig Select. Where do I start?

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Largest haggis – World Records Academy

North Berwick, UK — The haggis made and cooked at Hall's in North Berwick tipped the scales at 1.01 ton, or 2227lbs – a whopping 993lbs heavier than the previous Guinness World Records' record; measuring more than …

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EMEC to take on new marine renewable development sites …

Consortia will then submit applications to Marine Scotland to secure permission for energy devices to be installed. The Islay and Harris development sites will complement EMEC's existing test sites, providing developers of …

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The Cotswalds, Scotland and Wales | Europe Forum …

I am thinking we could rent a place in a The Cotswalds for a week, and perhaps do the same for Scotland and Wales. Any suggestions or advice greatly appreciated. Also, when is the best time of year to travel to these …

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How Snowden, surveillance and Scotland are nudging the …

If Scotland votes to stay in the UK, it is almost certain to gain new powers over taxation and spending, leading some to argue that a new federal settlement, nested within a written constitution, will be needed. It is conceivable …

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Bernie Jumps Aboard Trump's Chopper For Breath-Taking …

It was a very special occasion yesterday afternoon when I was invited to jump aboard one of Donald Trump's private helicopters for a stunning flight over the equally spectacular Trump International Links Course Scotland.

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Scotland keeper David Marshall among strong Cardiff City squad for pre-season …

Spanish striker Javi Guerra, South African international Kagisho Dikgacoi and Scottish keeper David Marshall are among the Cardiff City players set to visit Twerton Park on Saturday for a pre-season friendly with Bath City (2pm). The Bluebirds, managed …

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Legal expert cited by SNP reveals why he will vote No

Sir David argued that membership could be negotiated before Scotland formally became independent and existing EU treaties amended to accommodate the new state. Since then, he said he had found himself described as "the poster child of the Yes …

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Billion-pound Moray Firth underwater power cable given go-ahead

Michael Rieley, senior policy manager at the industry body Scottish Renewables, said the subsea link would "significantly reduce bottlenecks on the system, and could unleash over 1.2GW of renewable energy projects in the north of Scotland which is …

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Danny Alexander: Yes vote means painful choices

Scotland's First Minister is being unfair to voters in the independence referendum by "promising milk and honey" when he should be spelling out the "painful choices a separate Scotland would have to make", a leading UK Government minister has claimed.

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Team Scotland poster girl Eilidh Child cheered to Diamond League 400m hurdle …

SCOTLAND'S 400m hurdles runner, Eilidh Child, ran a seasons best to snatch her first Diamond League victory which leaves her in fine stead for the Commonwealth games in two weeks. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. PA Wire. Sweet Child of Mine: Eilidh …

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