Raise a glass to tourism

August 20, 2018

Whisky has a global appeal for visitors who come to Scotland, and the latest figures from the Scotch Whisky Association confirms that appeal, with an estimated whisky export value of about £4 billion to the UK economy.

Feature columnists

George Mitchell: A holy pilgrimage through Lalish

August 20, 2018

Fascinated by the lives of others, George R Mitchell gets under the skin of a country, often uncovering the dark corners of culture, politics and people. He now has 25 years of off-grid travel and 85 countries under his belt, and he's in no mood to stop just yet...


Engineering group acquires Aberdeen subsea firm

August 16, 2018

Engineering and technology firm Texo Group has snapped up family-run Aberdeen firm Orca Subsea in its latest acquisition. The former Orca Subsea business will become Texo Marine, a subsidiary focused on engineering services for diving and remotely-operated vehicle applications. The acquisition value was not disclosed. To read more on Energy Voice click here.


GALLERY: Classic cars cruise to Brodie Castle

August 15, 2018

As the clouds cleared bright and early on Sunday morning, Brodie Castle near Forres was a hub of activity as classic cars and bikes from around the north-east gathered to take part in the annual Historic Wheels Rally.


Beechgrove all set for big day

August 14, 2018

Jaws dropped in many middle-class households in 1978 when George Barron told television viewers he was off to do “a wee jobbie” in the potting shed.