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Bottoms up as whisky exports rise by four per cent

Whisky accounted for more a fifth of the UK’s total food and drink exports

WHISKY exports have risen by four per cent to more than £4 billion, marking a return to growth for the sector.

12:00am Saturday 29 April 2017

Diageo launches limited edition Johnnie Walker whisky bottle for Paisley's City of Culture bid

UK City of Culture 2021 bid director Jean Cameron and operations director at Diageo Shieldhall Gavin Brogan

WORKERS at the world’s biggest Scotch bottling plant raised a glass to Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 with specially-produced bottles of Johnnie Walker whisky.

5:59pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Going Local: New party emerges to carry on the left-wing tradition in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire was one of the four areas in Scotland that voted Yes in the 2014 referendum

PART of it was once known as Little Moscow when it was one of the first areas in the UK to elect a communist councillor, and now West Dunbartonshire is seeing the first foray onto the ballot paper of Scotland’s newest leftist political party.

12:00am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Union calls for Brexit protection for Scotch whisky industry as Diageo axes 100 jobs

The jobs will go at Diageo's bottling plants in Glasgow and Fife

AN announcement of job cuts means Scotch whisky needs the same Brexit protection as the car industry, union leaders claim.

12:00am Friday 21 April 2017

Tullibardine's Murray whisky ranked top seed

Tullibardine’s latest crafted malt is cask strength

THE latest whisky to join Tullibardine’s crafted range, The Murray, has been awarded a prestigious 95 points by judges at the 2017 Ultimate Spirits Challenge, giving it the coveted “extraordinary, ultimate recommendation” status in the Highland…

12:00am Friday 14 April 2017

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp: It’s time to get real about post-Brexit trade with India

Theresa May’s hopes for an Indian trade deal betray a woeful lack of understanding

AN oft-repeated mantra of the Westminster Brexiteers is that any trade decrease with the EU post-Brexit will be more than compensated for by increased trade with India. There is absolutely no evidence to support this viewpoint and although trade may…

12:00am Friday 14 April 2017

Islanders look forward to next decade of self-rule

Everyday matters on the Hebridean islands of South Uist, pictured, Eriskay and Benbecula are managed by Stòras Uibhist

ISLAND residents celebrating a decade of running their own estate following a multimillion-pound buyout have unveiled ambitious plans to create jobs and increase their local population.

12:00am Friday 21 April 2017

Value of Scottish food and drink exports to Asia soars above £1bn

Sales of whisky, dairy produce, fish and seafood have increased

FOOD and drink exports from Scotland to Asia were worth more than £1 billion last year – a seven per cent rise on 2015 – according to new figures, with increases recorded in sales of dairy produce, fish and seafood and whisky.

12:00am Saturday 15 April 2017

David Mundell to promote Scotland's business interests during trip to Myanmar and Singapore

Oil and gas will be one of the focuses of Mundell’s Myanmar trip

SCOTTISH Secretary David Mundell will travel to Myanmar and Singapore this week to promote Scotland’s business interests.

12:10am Monday 3 April 2017

Going Local: Live a longer life in Moray's favourable climate

A 'red rainbow' appears over Lossiemouth in Moray

WITH life expectancy higher than the Scottish average, more people entering the region than leaving and a micro-climate that makes it the driest place in Scotland, Moray undoubtedly has a lot to offer – from its stunning Moray Firth seascapes…

12:00am Saturday 22 April 2017
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