News & Features

Our news & features section is packed full of interesting stories all about Scotland. From the latest news and events, to fascinating features that provide in-depth accounts of our connections with the world. What are you waiting for, dive in!

Ringing the changes in Leith
Amazon eying up Edinburgh studio for new Lord of the Rings prequel further highlights the appeal of…

Ringing the changes in Leith

Dundee tops ‘Best Place to Stay’ survey
Looking to relocate to Scotland? Make your way to the city by the Tay

Dundee tops ‘Best Place to Stay’ survey

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever
Fuelled by over 161,000 financial professionals and 290,000 active students, Scotland has…

Why Scotland will change the way you think about FinTech forever

Scotland makes sense for millennials
Setting out on life’s journey, you need a great place to live, work, rest, and play.

Scotland makes sense for millennials

Scotland hosts major climate change talks
Edinburgh has started welcoming scientists from across the world, as a working group from the intergovernmental…

Scotland hosts major climate change talks

Scotland Week 2019
Countless generations of Scots have settled in and helped shape New York City, so it's only fitting…

Scotland Week 2019

Space Spotlight: Seven of Scotland’s most innovative visitor attractions
All work and no play can make even an astronaut a 'dull boy', so when you're done exploring…

Space Spotlight: Seven of Scotland’s most innovative visitor attractions

Scotland – a nation of rhyme, reason, and romance
For World Poetry Day, we put pen to paper

Scotland – a nation of rhyme, reason, and romance

Scotland’s historic role in the ongoing fight against racial discrimination
As a nation, Scotland has and continues to stand up against racism.

Scotland’s historic role in the ongoing fight against racial discrimination

Aye Write! Book festival brings the best to Glasgow
Top authors, avid readers, and book lovers open latest chapter in city's literary love affair.

Aye Write! Book festival brings the best to Glasgow

Space Spotlight: Scottish Space School provides career lift-off for students
With Nasa’s InSight mission currently exploring the surface of Mars and Scotland preparing its…

Space Spotlight: Scottish Space School provides career lift-off for students

The Big Yin takes a bite out of the Big Apple
It’s a long walk from Glasgow to Manhattan, but our own Billy Connolly will stride with pride…

The Big Yin takes a bite out of the Big Apple

Scotland welcomes George and Amal Clooney for human rights awards
The Clooneys reflect Scotland's own commitment to supporting and welcoming people from Europe…

Scotland welcomes George and Amal Clooney for human rights awards

Space Spotlight: Scotland is the perfect place to launch your space career
When Canadian actor James Doohan was cast as Scotty in Star Trek, he decided to play the character with…

Space Spotlight: Scotland is the perfect place to launch your space career

Scottish acts backed to fly the flag at SXSW19
All eyes will be on Austin, Texas, this month, as the city hosts the South by Southwest festival.

Scottish acts backed to fly the flag at SXSW19

Space Spotlight: Skyrora has one incredible secret to share
Skyrora has a stratospheric vision to go where no other UK space tech firm has gone before, and Scotland…

Space Spotlight: Skyrora has one incredible secret to share

Celebrating Scotland’s Women
To celebrate International Women's Day, we've rounded up just a small selection of some of Scotland's…

Celebrating Scotland's Women

Scotland is Dedicated to Fighting for Period Justice
Scotland’s pioneering new world-first scheme to offer free period products to students at all…

Scotland is Dedicated to Fighting for Period Justice

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