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English voters harden their view of Scotland

English voters want the government to take a hard line against Scotland even if its residents vote “no” to independence. Funding should be cut and Scottish MPs should no longer have a say over English matters, according to a survey. Researchers found …

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Yes's Colin Fox: middle classes in Scotland are complacent…they pay lip …

While they don't have much cash, the SSP offer Yes Scotland something more precious. Like the Radical Independence Campaign, they help the Yes camp reach out to the "missing million" – the working class, habitual non-voters who could decide the result, …

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Yes's Colin Fox: middle classes in Scotland are complacent…they pay lip …

While they don't have much cash, the SSP offer Yes Scotland something more precious. Like the Radical Independence Campaign, they help the Yes camp reach out to the "missing million" – the working class, habitual non-voters who could decide the result, …

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Builder enjoys rise in first-half earnings

Mr Killoran praised the impact of the Help to Buy scheme in boosting demand for housing in Scotland, and indicated Persimmon was neutral on the issue of Scottish independence. Noting that the referendum was a matter "the Scottish population to decide", …

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Builder enjoys rise in first-half earnings

Mr Killoran praised the impact of the Help to Buy scheme in boosting demand for housing in Scotland, and indicated Persimmon was neutral on the issue of Scottish independence. Noting that the referendum was a matter "the Scottish population to decide", …

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MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland: Episode Two

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland: Episode Two. Hosted by Munchies Staff. August 19, 2014 / 5:00 am. Charlet drags her poor, hungover body across the choppy Atlantic seas to the Hebridean Bruichladdich whisky distillery for a few hair-of-the-dog drams.

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MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland: Episode Two

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland: Episode Two. Hosted by Munchies Staff. August 19, 2014 / 5:00 am. Charlet drags her poor, hungover body across the choppy Atlantic seas to the Hebridean Bruichladdich whisky distillery for a few hair-of-the-dog drams.

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Independence: Scotland faces English backlash

Only 23 per cent agreed with the proposition that “an independent Scotland should be able to continue to use the pound”, while 53 per cent disagreed. Conservative Party supporters (69 per cent) are most opposed and 64 per cent of Ukip supporters are …

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Scotland independence referendum: England takes the hard line with Scots …

Welsh people favour a far more conciliatory approach to Scotland regardless of whether it votes Yes to independence – but English people are demanding a harder line, according to new research. Findings from a study by Cardiff and Edinburgh Universities …

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Scotland independence referendum: England takes the hard line with Scots …

Welsh people favour a far more conciliatory approach to Scotland regardless of whether it votes Yes to independence – but English people are demanding a harder line, according to new research. Findings from a study by Cardiff and Edinburgh Universities …

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Scotland independence referendum: England takes the hard line with Scots …

Welsh people favour a far more conciliatory approach to Scotland regardless of whether it votes Yes to independence – but English people are demanding a harder line, according to new research. Findings from a study by Cardiff and Edinburgh Universities …

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Scottish Independence: cheaper fuel prices for Scotland?

Scottish drivers could benefit from cheaper fuel if the country votes for independence.The Scottish Government is considering a fuel duty regulator, if the 'yes' vote comes out on top in Scotland's referendum on 18 September. During times of high oil …

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Scottish Independence: cheaper fuel prices for Scotland?

Scottish drivers could benefit from cheaper fuel if the country votes for independence.The Scottish Government is considering a fuel duty regulator, if the 'yes' vote comes out on top in Scotland's referendum on 18 September. During times of high oil …

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Spirit of distiller stays with retiring executive

Mr Hunter, who took up the group finance director post at Edrington in 1994 and retired on June 30, is quick to praise the efforts of those at the Scotch whisky group with whom he has worked over the years, including long-time leader Sir Ian Good and …

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Drinks giants tipped to bid for Drambuie

Glasgow-based Drambuie, made from a secret recipe which legend suggests originates from Bonnie Prince Charlie, has been linked with a takeover by William Grant & Sons, owner of The Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky. The speculation comes after …

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Reel gin launch start of big things in Unst

… is produced by Shetland Distillery Company and its launch was celebrated by an approving crowd at Saxa Vord Resort, owned by Frank and Debbie Strang, who are in a partnership in the gin venture established last year with with Scotch whisky …

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Edinburgh today: Aussie gags and a Cohen Brothers special

Why? Well the outdoor cinema at the University of Edinburgh is hosting another cracking night and of course there's more Fringe festivities to be had. So without further adieu here's what's dominating chat this morning.

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Edinburgh today: Aussie gags and a Cohen Brothers special

Why? Well the outdoor cinema at the University of Edinburgh is hosting another cracking night and of course there's more Fringe festivities to be had. So without further adieu here's what's dominating chat this morning.

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Great Baltimore cocktails: The Downton Abbey at Bar Liquorice

A base of Dewar's Scotch whisky is blended with a house-made honey syrup and freshly grated ginger. That makes a cocktail that would stand well enough on its own. But the coup de grace lies in a top layer of Laphroaig single malt, a highly prized …

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Morrison Bowmore hails malt strategy

Suntory flexed its muscle shortly after Morrison Bowmore's latest year end by acquiring Beam, the owner of Scotch whisky brands Teacher's, Laphroaig and Ardmore, for $16 billion (£9.8 million). So far it is not clear how this will affect Morrison …

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Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago (published Gazette, August 14, 2014)

The event, sponsored by Famous Grouse Scotch Whisky, involves more than 60 Gipsy, Hornet and Tiger Moth planes in an aerial extravaganza. They will compete for the prestigious rally trophy, the grand prix for bi-plane moth pilots, over a course which …

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A very special bottle. Or two. Or three.

The high end of Scotch — as Scottish whisky is also known — is all about single malts, rather than blends. Even further from the source of uisge beatha (Scottish Gaelic for "the water of life"), Hong Kong businesswoman Charlene Dawes also collects …

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Good spirits: should family offices toast to this liquid asset?

“Just over half our buyers come from outside the UK,” says Scotch Whisky Auctions director Bill Mackintosh. “The market has spread to the US, mainland China and Taiwan.” In March, the house sold two unlabeled bottles from the SS Politician, which sank …

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Le whisky écossais ne vote pas pour l'indépendance

«Contrairement à d'autres activités, nous ne pouvons pas fermer nos portes et quitter le pays», souligne le patron, dont on devine les doutes à demi-mot sur le bien-fondé économique de l'indépendance. «La seule certitude, c'est que le Scotch whisky …

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Le whisky écossais ne vote pas pour l'indépendance

«Contrairement à d'autres activités, nous ne pouvons pas fermer nos portes et quitter le pays», souligne le patron, dont on devine les doutes à demi-mot sur le bien-fondé économique de l'indépendance. «La seule certitude, c'est que le Scotch whisky …

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The World Whisky Masters 2014 Results

Let's be honest, Scotch is widely held as the ultimate aspirational category in whisky. Its rich heritage, regulated high standards of production and – occasionally – inflated price point, makes it the most highly regarded whisky on the planet. But …

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Rory McIlroy: the 'sartorial suit' that put Rory in bunker

"It is a mixture of a glen check and a tartan. For Rory to choose something like that, he obviously knew this was going to create some sort of reaction." And he said he hoped the reaction would be in evidence at his own shop door in Belfast on Monday …

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The dos and don'ts of whisky investment

Dan Murphy's whisky manager Hamish Fyfe says consumers buy $1.8 billion of Scotch each year at a retail level, and the overall market is growing at 2 per cent. But Dan Murphy's whisky sales are growing at more than 10 per cent, although he declines to …

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New Faroe field “good for 30 years”

This means nearby production assets, such as the Tartan platform, are not suitable for exploiting the fields because sour crude is corrosive. In a recent company presentation, Faroe said the platform, once put in place, would benefit from “additional …

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Paxman lends voice to John Wilkes bronze in talking statues project

… Thomas Henry – was installed outside Johnson's house in Gough Square in 1997, and instantly became one of the best loved statues in London, regularly sporting a bow of red tape added by passing lawyers, a tartan scarf in winter, and a few coins …

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Glasgow couple win Monte Carlo Or Bust Rally

Dressed from head to toe in tartan, Steven Rooney and Amanda Weir had just arrived at the finishing line of the madcap Monte Carlo or Bust Rally – as the winners. They took on the three-day challenge from northern France to the French Riviera, via …

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Tizi-Ouzou : Stade communal de Tizi Gheniff

Actuellement, l'entreprise réalisatrice est sur place et s'attelle, actuellement à des travaux de base, avant de procéder, dans les prochains jours, à la pose du tartan. " L'essentiel est que les travaux soient lancés. Maintenant, nous pouvons …

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US PGA TOUR SCOREBOARD – Scottish Golf View

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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PARKLAR TARTAN ZEMİN İÇİN HAZIRLANIYOR

Çocukların oyun güvenliğini arttırmak, herhangi bir düşme durumunda çocuklarda meydana gelebilecek yaralanmaları önlemek amacıyla parklarda yapılan tartan zemin kaplama çalışmaları hem çocuklar, hem de anne ve babalar tarafından beğeniyle …

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Game for memorabilia

Some of the ceremony's giant Tunnock's teacakes have also been sold and, in time, strips of the running track from Hampden will be auctioned off to interested – and presumably wealthy – individuals. If you want the Tartan truck that John Barrowman rode …

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