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Honorary degree and freedom of Stirling for Andy Murray

In a busy day around his home area, he also visited the Cromlix hotel, which he recently bought and redeveloped, and received an award from Tennis Scotland. 'Inspirational figure'. An emotional Murray became only the third freeman of Stirling in a …

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Scotland would beat UK to high speed rail – Salmond

The First Minister said that the Scottish Government would “not wait 30 years for high speed rail” to be delivered by Westminster and pledged to commission a feasibility study on work on HSR beginning from the north heading south, if Scotland becomes …

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Euro 2020: Glasgow faces home nation competition, say SFA

Scottish FA chief executive Stewart Regan thinks Scotland will need to fight it out with their neighbours if Hampden is to be a Euro 2020 venue. Glasgow will face competition from up to 30 cities, including London, Cardiff and Dublin, to stage matches.

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Visita a Escocia

Esta ciudad que ejerce de sede del diseño, la arquitectura y una veintena de museos de primera línea, retiene como uno de sus atractivos perennes la huella de Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928). Arquitecto, diseñador de interiores y mobiliario, …

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Patrick Reed & Rickie Fowler Considering Contesting 2014 …

A unique insight into the world's greatest golfers and the game they play. News · Golf research · Life on tour · Course features · Stats · About Us · Contact … On top of Europe's best looking forward to competing for a first time at Royal Aberdeen is a number of leading American players now believing Phil Mickelson has got it right in contesting the Scottish Open in the week prior to The Open. Mickelson became the first player ever to win both the Scottish Open and The …

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The Watchman's Bagpipes: Random Apostasies and Heresies

It's that time again, ladies and gentlemen, so let's just jump right in there! Jacob Prasch is someone I've read stuff from now and then, and he usually has some pretty good stuff – but other stuff by him I have to disagree with.

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Scotch whisky posts UK volumes drop – figures – Just-Drinks

Scotch whisky's home market has appeared immune to booming global demand for the spirit, with new figures showing the UK volumes for the category fell last year by 3%.

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The Whisky Notebook: Ballantine's launches limited edition …

The Limited Edition Golf Packs, first launched in 2012, are designed to reinforce the shared values, provenance and heritage between the renowned Scotch whisky and one of Scotland's most revered sports. The 2014 …

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Whisky in America presented at Ely Stage Stop | Lake …

The Keepers of the Quaich is an exclusive, international community of members recognized for their outstanding commitment to Scotch Whisky. The mission of the Keepers of the Quaich is to promote the values and image of …

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easyJet (UK) Airbus A319-111 G-EZBF (msn 2923) (Tartan …

easyJet (UK) Airbus A319-111 G-EZBF (msn 2923) (Tartan – “Inverness”) SEN (Keith Burton). Image: 922372. Posted on March 13, 2014 by Bruce Drum. Copyright Photo: Keith Burton/AirlinersGallery.com. EasyJet (UK): AG Slide Show.

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What will you create with Kate Middleton's Strathearn tartan?

The Strathearn tartan was famously worn by Kate Middleton in 2012 at the Jubilee and has become a signature accessory for the Royal couple.

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Pernod Ricard buys Sonoma winery, thirsty for more

The French wine and spirits conglomerate Pernod Ricard, which makes Absolut vodka, Glenlivet Scotch whisky and Beefeater gin, has bought the Sonoma's Kenwood Vineyards from F. Korbel & Bros. and is looking for more targeted U.S. winery deals.

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Ballantine's 17 Year Old Glentauchers

Ballantine's, the world's No. 2 Scotch whisky, has today announced the release of Ballantine's 17 Year Old Signature Distillery Glentauchers Edition. This special blend completes a set of four limited editions, each of which has been created to …

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Scottish independence: plans to loosen immigration controls 'need debate'

She told the Guardian that Salmond needed to publish the Scottish government's analysis about the numbers of additional migrants and the potential costs and benefits to the economy, particularly to meet a predicted pensions deficit because of Scotland …

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Sandy Jardine: Rangers, Hearts and Scotland great dies aged 65

Jardine's on-field contribution that term was such, though, that he was named Scotland's player of the year for the second time at the age of 37. The honour came 11 years after he first won the award. After his playing career ended, he returned to work …

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Zero-hours contracts not controlled if Scotland votes yes – Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband will on Friday promise strict controls on zero-hours contracts across the UK including Scotland, as he seeks to warn the Scots that independence might force their country to compete with England by becoming a low tax, low regulation economy.

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Gordon Brown: Scotland faces pension 'time bomb' – Citywire

Former prime minister Gordon Brown is criticised as he warns an independent Scotland will face a pensions 'time bomb'.

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Wings Over Scotland | Barely worth the bother

The Scotsman buries the story in a corner of page 5, below a big spread about the ongoing implosion of CBI Scotland, and it doesn't make the Herald's online front page at all. scotsmanbrown. (Indeed, even in the paper's …

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IPCC report highlights climate change affecting Scotland's …

A major new report supports growing evidence that climate change is having a devastating impact on some of Scotland's most iconic species and habitats.

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As the Yes side rises in the polls, Scotland prepares for a …

I suspect I might be one of the Scottish journalists Iain Martin considers keen to make a melodrama from the independence referendum. Ten weeks ago I warned in this magazine that Alex Salmond could well lead Scotland to …

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5th Dimension: Scottish bones #1: Creating the base

Scottish bones #1: Creating the base. Hey folks! On the last german Games Day in 2013 I painted a skeleton warrior only one or two weeks before the competition. I really like these kind of undead creatures and again my …

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Pensions Cloud Picture of Scottish Independence – The …

Pensions Cloud Picture of Scottish Independence. In September, Scotland will vote on becoming independent from the UK, and former British PM Gordon Brown has found a new weapon in the heated debate over the …

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Police search after tagged sea eagle disappears

Police have searched an estate after the disappearance of the first white-tailed sea eagle to be raised in the east of Scotland in almost 200 years. The male bird, which was raised in a nest in Fife last year, was fitted with a satellite tag before it …

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5 Free Things in Glasgow, From Museums to Gardens

Glasgow was designated U.K. City of Architecture and Design in 1999 and even a brief walk through its streets will reveal the legacy of renowned architects and designers, such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander ''Greek'' Thomson among others.

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Mogwai debut their own limited edition Scotch whisky …

Well, they clearly don't care and have gone and done it anyway, announcing today the release of their very first limited edition Scotch whiskey. Snappily monikered RockAct81w and distilled at Scotland's Glenallachie Distillery …

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CELTIC FOLK PUNK AND MORE: BLACK TARTAN CLAN …

BLACK TARTAN CLAN NEW ALBUM TRAILER. The Black Tartan Clan are releasing their new album "Scotland in Our Hearts" at the beginning of May. Black Tartan Clan – Trailer "Scotland in Our Hearts" …

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DEWAR'S® Unveils New Look by Stranger & Stranger

Stranger & Stranger just unveiled the new look for DEWAR'S®, the world's most awarded blended Scotch whisky. "Working closely throughout with the Dewar's brand team, we went on a journey back to the origins of the brand. The Dewar's story is such a …

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Ballantine's completes limited edition collection

The Ballantine's 17 Year Old Signature Distillery Collection consists of whiskies from four different distilleries each intended which demonstrates the taste profile and “unique structure” of the blended Scotch whisky. The four “signature” malt …

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The Glenlivet Nadurra expands into range

According to figures quoted by Chivas Brothers, single malt Scotch whisky accounted for 1.2 million case sales in European travel retail in 2012. The Glenlivet previously released a vintage edition of Nadurra – Nadurra Triumph – made using the single …

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Pernod Ricard USA Appoints Republic National Distributing Co. as Exclusive …

The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as Absolut® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, Plymouth™ Gin, …

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News Roundup: Japan's Suntory, Tilaknagar in race to buy Imperial Spirits

USL board seals $1bn Whyte & Mackay sale: India's largest distiller United Spirits (USL) is said to have finalized the divestment of its scotch whisky unit Whyte & Mackay (W&M) at a board meeting held in Dubai on Wednesday. The sale value, topping $1 …

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Tartan Army clash eagerly anticipated

Nigeria's coach, Stephen Keshi, also spoke about the game against the Tartan Army explaining that it would help his preparations for the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals in Brazil. "It should be a good game and like all friendly matches, this one against …

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Plastic tartan frock takes student to NY Tartan Week

Edinburgh Napier University student Jo Myerscough has been awarded an opportunity to work with a top New York designer after winning a competition with a tartan dress made entirely of plastic swatches. The contest, held in conjunction with New York's …

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Power Politics – teaching resources exploring Oil and …

The resources explore issues including the Millennium Development Goals and the environmental, social and economic impacts of the oil industry, enabling pupils to compare and contrast the different contexts of Scotland …

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Scotland: Scone Game Day vs St. Andrews? | Europe Forum …

Hello again Fodorites! You have been so helpful to me as I've struggled to figure out my itinerary for my 2 week trip of a lifetime to Scotland. After 6 days in Edinburgh (with one as a day trip w/ Rabbie's to Roslin Chapel), I'll be …

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