Video: Portobello wins a coveted “Resort Status Beach Award”

Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that’s at the heart of the Scottish Government's vision of our enjoying a cleaner, greener, safer and fairer...

Simply Scottish: What Symbolizes Scotland For You?

The waterfront at Seattle Creative Commons by Andrew McDiarmid Owner of Simply Scottish in Seattle Greetings! I'm Andrew McDiarmid. I was born and raised in Edinburgh in Scotland...

THE LIVINGSTONE LEGEND AND LEGACY

Victoria Falls Picture by Gary Bembridge, Creative Commons Two hundred years after David Livingstone was born, the debate over whether it is right to intervene in...

A day in Scotland’s winter not-so-wonderland

Digging out the chickens was the first task of yesterday morning. Overnight, easily more than a foot of snow had fallen in our particular part...

Couple who met at university to marry

By James Browne Two people who went to university together are to get married, it has emerged. William Windsor (or possibly Wales or possibly Saxe-Coburg-Gotha) and...

Local Hero Alan Cumming Set to Open Highland Cinema

The Birks Cinema - a celebrity re-opening For a time, it seemed as if the commercial cinema was, if not doomed, then limited to the...
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Videos: skiing on Edinburgh landmarks

Edinburgh, the Athens of the North, is famed for many things: festivals, history, broon sauce on chips. Great skiing is not one of its...

Rare Wallace and Bruce letters to go on display at Stirling Castle

Rare medieval letters relating to William Wallace and Robert the Bruce are to be exhibited together for the first time. The exhibition entitled ‘Wallace,...

PREVIOUSLY…SCOTLAND’S HISTORY FESTIVAL

Craiglockhart - where Sassoon met Owen in 1917 We're entering the second week of this year's History Festival. What makes this event special is the...

Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography Competition

A striking image of Duffus Castle has been selected as the winner of the Benromach Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Photography competition. The stunning...