News & Features

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Scotland Celebrates International Human Rights Day
To celebrate International Human Rights Day this year, we’re looking at some of the amazing initiatives…
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,…

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

Turner Prize-winner praises Scotland for feeding and funding her creativity
2018 Turner Prize-winner, Charlotte Prodger, praises Scotland for feeding, and funding her creativity.

Turner Prize-winner praises Scotland for feeding and funding her creativity

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…

South of Scotland Spotlight: Discover Scotland’s Starry Nights

South of Scotland Spotlight: The Growing Demand for Borders Textiles
The news that Scottish luxury cashmere manufacturer Hawico is planning to open stores in Paris and New…

South of Scotland Spotlight: The Growing Demand for Borders Textiles

South of Scotland Spotlight: “Living the dream” in Scotland
We got the chance to chat with Alice Landry, who moved to Scotland from England to run a B&B and…

South of Scotland Spotlight: “Living the dream” in Scotland

South of Scotland Spotlight: An Author’s Perspective on Scotland’s Book Town
Beth Cochrane is part of the next generation of incredibly talented Scottish female authors. Here she…

South of Scotland Spotlight: An Author’s Perspective on Scotland’s Book Town

Scotland is a field of dreams for careers and lifestyles
Scotland's rugby team is a shining example of diversity, galvanising a top team of players from…

Scotland is a field of dreams for careers and lifestyles

The bigger picture – Scotland’s leading role as a top film location
While American actor Chris Pine takes the lead role in the new Robert the Bruce Netflix epic Outlaw…

The bigger picture – Scotland’s leading role as a top film location

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

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