Features

Our features section has a whole host of articles all about Scotland and our connections with the world. Full of fascinating facts and interesting information, our features provide an in-depth account of all things Scotland. Pick from some of our most popular topics below, or dive into 'all features' to explore everything we have to offer!

Looking for a Valentine? You’ll find him in Glasgow

Looking for a Valentine? You’ll find him in Glasgow

Scotland is a passionate country; passionate about sport, music, politics, and love and romance – and Glasgow holds a romantic secret!

How Scotland’s data ambitions add up for financial services

How Scotland’s data ambitions add up for financial services

Scotland’s ambitions for Edinburgh to be the data capital of Europe is great news for financial and business services.

Scotland and Canada

Scotland and Canada

Canada and Scotland have enjoyed a special friendship for many centuries. Find out about some of the connections that bind our two countries together. 

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

February is LGBT History Month in Scotland, a month-long festival of events designed to celebrate LGBT life and culture.

Glasgow belongs to me(at)-free – city claims UK crown in the vegan stakes

Glasgow belongs to me(at)-free – city claims UK crown in the vegan stakes

From TV and newspaper headlines, and Twitter arguments over the launch of a vegan sausage roll, something is stirring in Scottish kitchens, and you can guarantee that whatever it is, it contains no meat or dairy. Welcome to Veganuary...

10 reasons why Scotland is wonderful in winter

10 reasons why Scotland is wonderful in winter

It may be cold outside, but there is something undeniably magical about Scotland in winter. Here are our top reasons for visiting Scotland at this time of year.  

Looking back on Scotland’s Year of Young People

Looking back on Scotland’s Year of Young People

Scotland’s Year of Young People (YoYP) might be coming to an end, but it has certainly brought some incredible highlights and produced shockwaves that will last longer after 2018 finishes.

Why Scotland made such a big bang in 2018

Why Scotland made such a big bang in 2018

If 2018 provided the canvas, Scotland painted a colourful picture, making it one of the most inspiring years ever for exciting new initiatives and events. Roll on 2019!

Why 2018 has been a dazzling year for investments in Scotland

Why 2018 has been a dazzling year for investments in Scotland

2018 has gifted some tidings of comfort and joy, with Scotland enjoying a sleighful of investment announcements. We look back at the year and developments planned for 2019.  

Woman of note: how Cate Cranston led the way for female entrepreneurs

Woman of note: how Cate Cranston led the way for female entrepreneurs

When it comes to celebrating ground-breaking women, and the incredible contributions they have made, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is putting its money where its mouth is.

Scotland Celebrates International Human Rights Day

Scotland Celebrates International Human Rights Day

To celebrate International Human Rights Day this year, we’re looking at some of the amazing initiatives taking place right across the country – and further afield.

South of Scotland Spotlight: Discover Scotland’s Starry Nights

South of Scotland Spotlight: Discover Scotland’s Starry Nights

There are few experiences that are as wondrous as gazing up at an inky black, twinkling night sky. Find out why now is the time and Scotland the place to go stargazing.

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