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United Spirits Limited board seals $1billion W&M sale

BANGALORE: India's largest distiller United Spirits Limited (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 billion, is expected to …

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QMS looking to Singapore

The bulk of exports come in the form of scotch whisky. However, the value of food exports increased by 20% last year to just over £1.6m. Last week QMS revealed its marketing plans for the year ahead. The red meat body will spend £2.4m on marketing for …

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Scottish Independence: Iain Duncan Smith Warns Of Bigger Benefits Bill

Irn Bru. Who wouldn't miss this golden nectar and its blend of 32 flavours? Often described as "Scotland's other national drink" (after Scotch whisky) Barr's Irn-Bru is a taste sensation akin to drinking the sweat of angels.

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Hillel and Catholic ministries unite to celebrate ancient traditions

On Tuesday night, the Jewish Hillel and Catholic Ministries shared a Seder dinner to share different traditions and to learn about their faiths. Through the unison of friendship between the two communities there was much to be said and much to be learned.

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Iain Duncan Smith warns over costs of Scottish welfare pledges

His department said the UK government would never agree to the Scottish government's demands that it would share the DWP's IT and payments systems during a transition period after a yes vote while at the same time dropping UK policies it did not like …

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Scottish Independence: What do the English think?

With a referendum on Scottish independence just five months away – both the Prime Minister and Scotland's first minister have marked Saint Georges Day with messages about independence. David Cameron has urged Scotland to remain united with England …

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RAF Typhoons Chase Off Two Russian Surveillance Planes Detected Off Coast …

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said: "Typhoon quick reaction alert aircraft were launched today from RAF Leuchars to determine the identity of unknown aircraft that approached the Nato air policing area north of Scotland and could not be …

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National Museum of Scotland set for overhaul

More than £15 million worth of improvements to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh are planned over the next few years, which will create at least 12 new galleries. The exhibition spaces will be spread over three areas of the museum and will …

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Grangemouth shutdown caused Scotland's petrol exports to plummet by a fifth

The temporary shutdown wiped 20% off exports in the sector and contributed to a 4% decline in all Scottish export sales in the last three months of 2013 compared with the previous quarter, Scotland's chief statistician said. Loading article content …

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Scotland's oldest man passes away at care home in Highlands aged 106

Mr MacIver was born on June 13, 1907, in Achduart in Wester Ross and went to school in Coigach. He went on to university in Glasgow and was a teacher at Plockton High School and Kyle of Lochalsh Primary School. Mr MacIver later worked as a further …

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Dundee is ASBO capital of Scotland

A freedom of information investigation revealed 309 Anti-Social Behaviour Orders have been handed out at the 10 courts in Tayside, Fife and Forth Valley since the start of 2010 — more than 25% of the 1,137 delivered at the 49 courts across Scotland.

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An independent Scotland would be unable to support its own welfare system …

Ministers warn it would cost a breakaway Scotland about £200m a year to provide this support for the unemployed. They threaten to ban an independent Scotland from “sharing” the UK's benefits system if it wanted to have different policies, as the extra …

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Councils 'too distant from communities', report claims

Scottish councils have too little power and are too distant from the communities they serve, according to a report. The Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy says that with 32 councils, Scotland has a low number by international standards.

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WhiskyIntelligence.com » Blog Archive » Ardbeg Distillery …

Ardbeg distillery announces Kiwis first in the world to taste 2014 limited edition. — Limited Edition whisky will be released on Ardbeg Day – 31st May 2014 —. Ardbeg, four-time winner of the World's Best Scotch Whisky award, …

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.: Tartan – Behind The Seams

I like how you kept the rest of the outfit neutral to highlight the Tartan print. The pants look great on you – not just the print but the style too. Overall, a gorgeous, gorgeous outfit. Thanks for sharing! Beauty Fashion Skin Care …

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Fairy Pools of Scotland – Kevin & Amanda

One of the things I was most looking forward to seeing on the Isle of Skye were the famed Fairy Pools of Scotland. So after breakfast on our first morning in Skye, we made our way to the mystical, spooky trail that would lead us …

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The Church of Scotland Call for a Ban on Gambling …

The Church of Scotland has called for a ban on gambling advertising in sports in a report issued ahead of this summers Commonwealth Games.

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Robin Williams in talks to reprise Scottish nanny 'Mrs …

Williams starred in "Mrs. Doubtfire" as struggling actor Daniel Hillard, a father of three who disguised himself as Scottish nanny Mrs. Doubtfire to spend time with his kids. The former wife of Williams' Daniel was played by Sally …

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With just 388 bottles left, 50-yr-old whiskey Last Drop worth $4000

Raise a toast and savour it till the last drop to celebrate the launch of The Last Drop 50-year-old Scotch whiskey. This rare liquor is a blend of 82 whiskies. Up for $4,000, only 388 bottles of this pricey whiskey will be available in the UK, US …

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Five years from now…Radford looks forward

Where do you see yourself five years from now? Are you a nurse, a mechanic, an astronaut? The guy that puts those little plastic tips on shoelaces? No matter what it is, we all have a picture of ourselves in the future. Whether it is completely …

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Softball remains undefeated in new stadium

Ever since the new softball stadium has opened, the Radford softball team had been perfect going 6-0. On Thursday the team played host to the Appalachian State Mountaineers in a doubleheader. Game one was scoreless for the first four innings. In the …

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Boundless Vision: RU Students Showcase Photography

Photographers have vision – an imaginative way of picturing a scene and figuring out the perfect angle and lighting in which to capture the image. The Radford University Art Museum presented the reception for the Student Photography Show in Porterfield …

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Women's tennis loses in quarterfinals

After a slow start to the season for the Women's Tennis team, momentum was on their side as the Highlanders headed into the Big South Tournament. In the Highs' first match of the tournament, they would face in-state rival Liberty University, who they …

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David Moyes leaves Paul Lambert on his own as Premier League 'Scottish mafia …

At one time, Scottish managers were celebrated for their discipline, determination and desire. By and large, their teams played in a manner that reflected their personalities. But such is the rapid nature of change in football, those tried and trusted …

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RAF fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off coast of Scotland

The Typhoons, based at Leuchars in Fife, intercepted the two Tupolev Tu-95s off the north coast of Scotland. The incident is not regarded as being related to the Ukraine crisis but a relatively routine one. Russian military planes test British …

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UK says breakaway Scotland would struggle to pay welfare bill

Ahead of a September 18 independence referendum, the British government's campaign to keep a 307-year union with Scotland intact is battling to hold on to a shrinking poll lead over nationalists, who say that a split would give Scotland the freedom to …

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With Bagpipes and Bobbleheads, Rob Ford Kicks Off Re …

Canada is “Ford Nation,” and we don't mean the car. Rob Ford kicked off his re-election campaign for mayor at an event on Thursday in Toronto, complete with bagpipes blaring, signs reading “Ford Nation,” and lots of swag …

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The Watchman's Bagpipes: The Convicting Spirit

Represent sin to me in is odious colours that I may hate it;. Melt my heart by the majesty and mercy of God;. Show me my ruined self and the help there is in him;. Teach me to behold my Creator,. his ability to save,. his arms …

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J&B Limited Edition Tattoo Scotch Whisky Bottles by Sphinx …

Sphinx Tattoos Limited Edition J&B Scotch Whisky Bottle. Renowned tattoo artist Sphinx recently got in bed with J&B Scotch Whisky to make a limited edition tattoo bottle of their famous scotch whisky. The best part is, he actually tattoos on the …

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Netflix for the couch potato – The Tartan

We all spend our Friday nights watching Netflix in our pajamas, right? No? Well, I guess I'm unique in that, and I don't really mind. Netflix has become our generation's television. We pay $9.95 per month, plus the price of …

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Trend Struck: Toronto Fashion Week / Pink Tartan

Canadian Fashion Blogger, Toronto Style Blogger, World MasterCard Fashion Week, Toronto Fashion Week, Pink Tartan FW14.

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

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

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USL board seals $1bn Whyte & Mackay sale

BANGALORE: 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 billion, is expected to be …

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Violence and drinking 'cut by alcohol price rises'

David Frost, chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, which is renewing its legal challenge to the Scottish Government's proposals for minimum pricing of alcohol, said that, while studies showed alcohol-related incidents were falling, this was …

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RUPD gives Quadfest safety advice

With Quadfest kicking off last weekend and people preparing to enjoy more partying and Quadfest activities this upcoming weekend, there is a general concern of how to stay safe during weekends like these. Students and the RU community alike have …

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