Sir Richard Branson joined a select group in Edinburgh to mark the arrival of his Virgin Hotel in one of its most popular old town locations. The leisure tycoon was joined at the India Buildings in Victoria Street by Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal, and Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Frank Ross. Sir Richard announced his […]
An exceptional library of historic photographs, capturing a century of life in Scotland, has been acquired for £1 million from a private collector. The acquisition followed a rare collaboration between the National Library of Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland. It contains more than 14,000 images – dating from the earliest days of photography […]
Concern about the loss of another live music venue in Edinburgh has been eased by plans for a new development in Leith.
Thomson’s is promising something new in the coffee shop business after opening a roastery, café bakery and training centre – all under one roof. Occupying a large unit in the Argyle Street Arches, Glasgow, it is the only business in the refurbished row beneath Central Station to take up two floors. Thomson’s Central is providing […]
Two portraits by Sir Henry Raeburn, one of the greatest Scottish artists of the early nineteenth century, have entered the collection of the National Galleries of Scotland, thanks to the Acceptance in Lieu scheme, which enables works of art to be presented to the nation and offset against inheritance tax. The acceptance of these two […]