Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 1707.
But in recent years the Scottish independence movement gained momentum, despite more autonomy gained through devolution. This page gives you all DW content referring to Scotland - in a chronological order.
Israel is known as 'the land of milk and honey'... well, now you can add whiskey to that list! A small team of distillers crowdfunded the launch of their own single-malt. And there couldn't be a better time: global whiskey sales are growing 5 percent a year. It's part of a growing trend of new craft distilleries outside the traditional homelands of Scotland and Ireland.
Scottish food start-up Mara harvests seaweed for the table. Besides selling its products in Britain and the US, it wants to expand exports across the EU. More innovative companies like Mara are needed in Scotland, where once reliable industries like oil and gas have faltered. The looming Brexit, however, could further damage Scotland’s economy, and endanger the future of companies like Mara.