Highlands & Islands

Howard Jacobson: 'I am a social distancer by instinct'

8 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The novelist was in Tenerife when news of Covid-19 hit. He reflects on a month of uncertainty and the search for hand sanitiser “It was about the beginning of September, 1664...
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‘We'll come through the other side'; the community efforts rallying behind Highland League clubs during times of hardship

‘We'll come through the other side'; the community efforts rallying behind Highland League clubs during times of hardship

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Camaraderie is a word often used in Highland League circles. Whether it owes to the popular hospitality boxes at community clubs, or that once you are involved in the game you...
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Coronavirus: Falkland Islands brace for first COVID-19 case

Coronavirus: Falkland Islands brace for first COVID-19 case

1 hour ago   |   Wessexfm

Concern is growing on the Falkland Islands that their first cases of coronavirus could be confirmed this week.
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Inverurie Locos thank staff for taking wage break which boss Low labels ‘no-brainer'

Inverurie Locos thank staff for taking wage break which boss Low labels ‘no-brainer'

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

Inverurie Locos have thanked all of their staff for agreeing to suspend their wages during football's coronavirus shutdown. A statement from Harlaw Park club confirmed the...
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‘No-brainer' to agree to put wages on hold - Inverurie Locos boss Andy Low

3 hours ago   |   Evening Express   |   2 articles

Inverurie Locos manager Andy Low praised his players' attitudes towards the coronavirus shutdown and said, for him, it was a “no-brainer” to agree to suspend the season.
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Coronavirus: ‘Panic buying' affecting heating oil supply

Coronavirus: ‘Panic buying' affecting heating oil supply

3 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A householder says panic buyers are preventing him securing deliveries of domestic fuel oil during covid-19 outbreak. © Supplied Michael Baird Michael Baird, 71, from Bonar...
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Former Aberdeen striker McDougall fears clubs will go out of business

3 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Former Don Frank McDougall fears Scottish football could be left damaged beyond repair by the fallout from the coronavirus. Sport across the country has been placed on hold due...
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Virus will hit workers in rural areas harder, say business leaders

4 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Business groups have voiced concerns over the disproportionate impact the coronavirus will have on rural communities because more of their workers are self-employed. There are...
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Lockdown escapes: where I'll visit when this is over

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

We can all dream, at least. From a tiny Italian island to Slovenia's wine country, writers around Europe on the places they can't wait to revisit after the lockdown As fate...
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Self-isolating Highland children's author creates virtual launch for latest book

4 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A Wester Ross children's author and illustrator who is self-isolating due to chronic asthma has turned to the internet to launch her latest book. Mandy Elizabeth Rush, who...
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Chelsea should consider target swap with Arsenal

Chelsea should consider target swap with Arsenal

Football.London yesterday were linking Chelsea with Manuel Neuer and Arsenal with Carlos Soler. Meanwhile, Paul Merson was buying saying that Arsenal should be the ones chasing... Read more ...

World's oldest man's 112th birthday celebrations cancelled amid pandemic

World's oldest man's 112th birthday celebrations cancelled amid pandemic

Bob Weighton said reaching the amazing milestone was a "dead loss" as he spends it in isolation at his Hampshire care home. Read more ...

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United forward making progress after back injury

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United forward making progress after back injury

Marcus Rashford says he feels "10 times better" than he did at the beginning of the month as the Manchester United forward edges closer towards returning to full fitness. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: West Ham's Karren Brady backtracks on call for Premier...

Coronavirus UK: West Ham's Karren Brady backtracks on call for Premier League season to be cancelled

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has backtracked on her call for the Premier League season to be cancelled and says the final games should continue into July to ensure its... Read more ...

Married At First Sight's Mikey Pembroke cuddles up to a new mystery blonde

Married At First Sight's Mikey Pembroke cuddles up to a new mystery blonde

Mikey Pembroke appears to have gone public with a new romance. Read more ...

Five Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Today

Five Things You Need To Know About Coronavirus Today

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. Hundreds of Britons are believed to be trapped on a cruise ship where four people have died after passengers tested... Read more ...

Ant and Dec will host Saturday Night Takeaway finale from their sofas due to...

Ant and Dec will host Saturday Night Takeaway finale from their sofas due to coronavirus lockdown

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway is still airing as planned Ant and Dec will host tonight's episode of Saturday Night Takeaway from their homes due to the coronavirus... Read more ...

Jon Bon Jovi believes teenage son Jacob ‘has mild version' of coronavirus...

Jon Bon Jovi believes teenage son Jacob ‘has mild version' of coronavirus days after bandmate tests positive

Jon Bon Jovi revealed his son Jacob ‘had a mild version of coronavirus' Jon Bon Jovi believes his son, Jacob, has a ‘mild version' of coronavirus . The Livin' On A Prayer star... Read more ...

Kelly Osbourne says Ozzy 'feeling better' amid Parkinson's disease battle

Kelly Osbourne says Ozzy 'feeling better' amid Parkinson's disease battle

The 71-year-old rocker revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's - which is a brain disorder that leads to shaking Read more ...

Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen Nazir makes huge U-turn to 'save' Geoff M

Coronation Street spoilers: Yasmeen Nazir makes huge U-turn to 'save' Geoff M

CORONATION STREET pensioner Yasmeen Nazir could make a huge U-turn as her coercive control storyline with husband Geoff Metcalfe reaches a head. As the villain continues to... Read more ...