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2008-07-14 06:00:25

THEATREGOERS are being invited to take their partners to a new comedy murder-mystery set at a village ceilidh. The Accidental Death of an Accordionist is at Glenkinchie Distillery, East Lothian, before its three-week run at the Fringe. (c) 2008 Evening News; Edinburgh (UK).

2008-07-09 21:00:24

A SUPERMARKET'S own label single malt has beaten several branded whiskies to take an international title. Tesco's 12-year-old Highland Single Malt beat names such as Laphroaig, Glenmorangie, Bowmore and Glenkinchie at the International Wine and Spirit Competition awards.

2008-07-08 15:00:39

By BRIAN DONNELLY A SUPERMARKET'S own label single malt has beaten several branded whiskies to take an international title.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.