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How a canny Kilmarnock grocer took whisky from the glens to the world

WorldNews Sunday, 25 October 2020
How a canny Kilmarnock grocer took whisky from the glens to the worldJohnnie Walker has come a long way. Two centuries ago bottles of the blended whisky were confined to the shelves of John Walker’s modest grocery store in the little town of Kilmarnock in west Scotland. Today it is the planet’s best selling scotch and is sold in bottles by the billions. It is an...
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Bafta-winning director Anthony Wonke's new documentary on Johnnie Walker launched [Video]

Bafta-winning director Anthony Wonke's new documentary on Johnnie Walker launched

A new documentary about Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker, The Man Who WalkedAround The World, which is directed by the award-winning Anthony Wonke, hasbeen launched at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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Official trailer lands for Bafta-winning director Anthony Wonke's new documentary [Video]

Official trailer lands for Bafta-winning director Anthony Wonke's new documentary

Since its announcement back in the summer, anticipation has been building forBAFTA-award winner Antony Wonke's upcoming feature documentary about Scotchwhisky icon Johnnie Walker - and today the official trailer has arrived. The60 second preview for The Man Who Walked Around the World - which willpremiere globally on Discovery's portfolio of brands and services on November12th - features contributions from Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna, actress andactivist Sophia Bush, rock musician Zakk Wylde, 88rising's Sean Miyashiro,advertising legend Sir John Hegarty and many more.

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Some parts of Britain awoke to a festive, snowy scene on Friday. Motoristsfaced disruption, while some residents in Scotland experienced thundersnow.The phenomenon happens when thunderstorms form in wintry conditions, givingrise to heavy downpours of snow.

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Nicola Sturgeon confirms first vaccines for Scotland on December 8 [Video]

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Scotland: First vaccines to be administered on 8 December [Video]

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the first vaccines against Covid-19 will be administered in Scotland on Tuesday 8 December, following the approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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England will move to a tougher version of tiered coronavirus restrictions when lockdown ends on Wednesday.
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