scotland

Home Coming

Home Coming: Stirling

A tour of a writer's hometown, one painful memory at a time.
James Greig
5.29.19
food news

Scottish Restaurant Investigated for Selling 'Spicy Aardvark' Pizza

It's a mix of "mince, chicken, and lamb", said a worker, but the local council is investigating anyway.
Bettina Makalintal
5.11.19
crime

Man Tracks Down Garlic Sauce Attackers, Attacks Them with Garlic Sauce

After the first incident, Cameron Paton acquired his own container of garlic sauce—“the ones you get with pizza”—to keep in his car.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.24.19
history

Three Men Vanished From a Scottish Island 100 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The disappearance at the turn of the 20th century still fascinates over a century later.
Mack Lamoureux
4.5.19
Here's the Deal With...

Glasgow, Goth-Pop and Romance: Meet The Ninth Wave

We're premiering a new video from the duo, “Used To Be Yours”. Here's everything you need to know about them.
Daisy Jones
4.3.19
Books

Inside Scotland's New and Only LGBTQ+ Bookshop

We spoke to the founders of Category Is Books about being one of just two LGBTQ+ bookshops in the UK, and the importance of queer spaces that aren't fuelled by alcohol.
Katie Goh
1.31.19
lgbtqia

The Artists Bringing LGBT+ Narratives into Scottish Folk Music

We hung out with the musicians in Bogha-frois, a new collective pulling trad folk out of its strict hetero boundaries.
Ross McIndoe
1.21.19
Stuff

I Went to an Islamic Exorcism in the Back of a Glaswegian Nail Salon

Turns out it's as good a place as any to cleanse your soul of evil spirits.
Nick Chester, Photos: Andrew Perry
1.15.19
Broadly

6 Scottish Women Were Killed By Men They Previously Reported to Police

New Freedom of Information data reveals the number of women who died over the last three years even after reporting their partners or exes to Police Scotland for threatening behaviour.
Sirin Kale
11.23.18
alcohol

Buckfast Sales Soar After Scotland Introduces Minimum Pricing on Booze

With budget ciders like Frosty Jack’s now subject to minimum alcohol pricing, Scots are turning to the infamous fortified wine.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.14.18
Drugs

The Hidden Killer of Dundee's Street Drug Users

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in the "drug death capital of Europe".
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
LGBT

Scotland's Ultra-Conservative Churches Couldn't Stop Britain's Remotest LGBT Pride

Presbyterians petitioned to ban "Proud Ness" in Inverness, so the LGBT community in Stornoway in the Hebrides made yet another event.
Liam Turbett
10.9.18
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