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New exhibition explores how Cartomania helped nurture the Victorian ‘selfie'

New exhibition explores how Cartomania helped nurture the Victorian ‘selfie'

12 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

They were the selfies of the Victorian era; and even now, more than 150 years later, their appeal has endured. That's the inspiration for a new exhibition, Cartomania, which...
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Peterhead chosen to be part of the Winter Solstice Shorts Festival

32 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

Peterhead has been chosen as one of the seven locations to showcase the coveted Solstice Shorts Festival 2019. The international spotlight will be put on the town during the...
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Aberdeen student sets sights on polar expedition

32 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

An Aberdeen student is appealing to the north-east public to help her land a place on a polar dog-sledging expedition. Maria Huntlaar is aiming to make the cut and secure a...
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Drug smuggler caught with £43,000 of heroin in Aberdeenshire

32 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

A man from Cumbria was caught trying to smuggle more than £40,000 of heroin into Aberdeenshire. Steven Thompson was stopped by police while driving a blue BMW on the A90...
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Man facing jail after smashing coffee table over ill neighbour and robbing him

44 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

A north-east man is facing prison after attacking an ill neighbour with a screwdriver then smashing a glass coffee table over him. Craig Brown, 38, carried out the vicious...
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Locked up prisoners to virtually visit loved ones on Shetland through video calls

44 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

Talks are under way on plans for a pilot project to allow Shetland people to virtually ‘visit' loved ones in prison on the Scottish mainland through video calls. It is hoped...
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Taylor: Aberdeen have silenced those who questioned team's big game mentality

Taylor: Aberdeen have silenced those who questioned team's big game mentality

44 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

Aberdeen defender Ash Taylor believes his club has silenced the critics who questioned the players' big game mentality. The Dons have drawn criticism for their two heavy...
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Gardener avoids jail and gets unpaid work despite scamming £85,000 from north-east customers

56 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

A notorious north-east gardener who scammed his customers out of £85,000 has avoided being sent to prison. While operating as Gorgeous Gardens, 32-year-old George Knowles...
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Aberdeen pupils warned after creating makeshift flame-throwers in dangerous playground stunts

56 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

Pupils at Oldmachar Academy have been warned about the “potentially fatal consequences” of their reckless behaviour after making flame-throwers part of playground stunts. It is...
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NHS Highland bullying whistleblowers slam Health Secretary for ‘palming off' requests to meet

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Three whistleblowers of the NHS Highland bullying scandal have hit out at Health Secretary Jeane Freeman for “palming off” their requests to meet to discuss the implementation...
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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn brace for final head-to-head TV clash

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn brace for final head-to-head TV clash

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are facing off in the final head-to-head of the campaign, in front of a primetime Friday night audience on BBC One. Read more ...

Girl, 15, charged after opera star Katherine Jenkins mugged

Girl, 15, charged after opera star Katherine Jenkins mugged

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with robbery and assault after opera singer Katherine Jenkins was mugged as she went to the aid of an elderly woman. Read more ...

James Tavernier blasts back at Chris Sutton as Rangers skipper brands Celtic...

James Tavernier blasts back at Chris Sutton as Rangers skipper brands Celtic legend 'irrelevant'

The Ibrox right back laughed off claims he's a serial loser and insisted he doesn't care what Sutton thought. Read more ...

Chelsea team news: Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Everton - Abraham and Rudiger...

Chelsea team news: Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Everton - Abraham and Rudiger injury updates

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham should be fit to face Everton when the Blues continue their Premier League campaign at Goodison Park this afternoon . Read more ...

Voting Tory would be a Major mistake - just ask their former leader

Voting Tory would be a Major mistake - just ask their former leader

Record View says Sir John Major urging voters in key areas to back independent ex-Tory members shows just how bad Boris Johnson must really be. Read more ...

Friends actor Ron Leibman has passed away from complications of pneumonia at...

Friends actor Ron Leibman has passed away from complications of pneumonia at age 82

Friends and Tony Award-winner Ron Leibman has passed away on Friday, December 6, from complications of pneumonia at age 82. Read more ...

Jurors from the Elon Musk defamation trial reportedly deliberated for less...

Jurors from the Elon Musk defamation trial reportedly deliberated for less than a half-hour before ruling in his favor: 'It was very clear'

The jury presiding over Elon Musk's defamation trial reportedly took around 20 minutes to rule that the Tesla and SpaceX CEO was not guilty. British cave explorer Vernon... Read more ...

World's first pig-monkey hybrids created by scientists in Chinese laboratory

World's first pig-monkey hybrids created by scientists in Chinese laboratory

The two piglets were born with monkey tissue in their heart, liver and skin but died within a week, according to the State Key Laboratory of Stem Cell and Reproductive Biology... Read more ...

Star Trek actor Robert Walker Jr dies at age 79

Star Trek actor Robert Walker Jr dies at age 79

He stood out on the TV series for playing the teenage Charlie Evans, aka Charlie X, on the the beloved sci-fi series Star Trek. He was the the son of stars Robert Walker and... Read more ...

When is Stranger Things season 4 on Netflix? Who is in the cast? What's...

When is Stranger Things season 4 on Netflix? Who is in the cast? What's going to happen?

With the harrowing end to Stranger Things season three now just a distant memory, fans are inevitably asking the questions; when is season four going to be on Netflix, who's... Read more ...