News & Features

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Scotland is Now: Showcasing Scotland’s Diversity and Inclusivity
What better time to showcase Scotland’s commitment to diversity than during the Edinburgh Festival…
Scotland remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice 100 years on
The names of Scotland’s World War One fallen will illuminate the Scottish Parliament as a mark…

Scotland remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice 100 years on

Scotland’s Winter Festivals launches, urging everyone to #makesomeonesday
Whether you’re a Scot, or a Scot-at-heart, Scotland's Winter Festivals wants you to spread…

Scotland’s Winter Festivals launches, urging everyone to #makesomeonesday

Eunice Olumide: The Scots-born Supermodel Opening Up the World of Fashion
Scots-born model, designer, curator, and entrepreneur Eunice Olumide MBE wants to put Scotland on the…

Eunice Olumide: The Scots-born Supermodel Opening Up the World of Fashion

10 amazing reasons why Scotland is so family friendly
Scotland will put a smile on your face around every corner, with so many family-friendly aspects to…

10 amazing reasons why Scotland is so family friendly

Scottish seafood restaurant rated amongst Lonely Planet’s ‘Best New Food Experiences’
It would be…‘shellfish’…not to share food news this good!

Scottish seafood restaurant rated amongst Lonely Planet’s ‘Best New Food Experiences’

…Because we’re happy…Scotland’s people are happier than ever!
Latest surveys show that the population of Scotland are bucking the trend of their nearest neighbours,…

…Because we’re happy…Scotland’s people are happier than ever!

Dear Haters: Scotland’s Bold New Crusade to Tackle Hate Crime
Scotland is meeting hate head on in a fierce new campaign that’s targeted at making the country…

Dear Haters: Scotland’s Bold New Crusade to Tackle Hate Crime

Scotland’s commitment to being a good global citizen is stronger than ever
Scotland is strengthening its position as a good global citizen by continuing to make real contributions…

Scotland’s commitment to being a good global citizen is stronger than ever

Scotland remains a top destination for higher education
The Times Higher Education Rankings were released this week, with Scotland once again featuring as a…

Scotland remains a top destination for higher education

Scottish workplaces shine even brighter with bright minds
Previse, a Scottish-based tech company, are fully embracing workplace diversity after hiring their talent…

Scottish workplaces shine even brighter with bright minds

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland
Before all the hard work and studying begins at Scotland's universities, new students come together…

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator
It’s that time of year again, when Scotland brings together the most ambitious and creative thinkers…

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style
Since rising to prominence at the end of the 19th Century, Mackintosh is still regarded today as one…

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination
With all eyes on Dundee for the opening of the new V&A museum, it’s worth remembering that…

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination

Why all roads lead to tech in Scotland
UK and overseas tech firms see Scotland as the road ahead for innovation and growth, with some…

Why all roads lead to tech in Scotland

Orkney tidal turbine breaking energy generation records
The turbine generated more electricity in its first year than the entire of Scotland's wave and…

Orkney tidal turbine breaking energy generation records

Lights, camera, action: Scotland’s £3 million production fund
With 2017 a record year for Scottish film and TV production, Creative Scotland – the national…

Lights, camera, action: Scotland's £3 million production fund

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