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'Unicorn Killer' who murdered girlfriend and was on the lam for two decades dies in prison at 79

'Unicorn Killer' who murdered girlfriend and was on the lam for two decades dies in prison at 79

4 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Ira Einhorn, 79, died early Friday at SCI-Laurel Highlands prison in western Pennsylvania of natural causes, according to Susan McNaughton, a spokeswoman for the state...
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Expectant mothers turn to freebirthing after home births cancelled

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Maternity rights groups report surge of interest in unassisted childbirth When Victoria Gianopoulos-Johnson got a call from her midwife to say her home birth would be...
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Thurso lifeboat launched to assist broken down vessel off Scrabster

6 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Thurso lifeboat launched earlier today to provide assistance to a broken down vessel off the Scrabster coast. The crew were paged at 12.43pm by the coastguard, with the...
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Sixteen new cases in the north of Scotland as country's total soars to 3,706

7 hours ago   |   Press and Journal   |   3 articles

More than 1,500 people are currently in hospital in Scotland with suspected or confirmed coronavirus. Nicola Sturgeon said at her daily briefing of those 1,590, 197 are in...
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Victoria Beckham spices up shift for north hospital staff with call to thank them for ‘humbling' efforts

9 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Medics in the Highlands have received a morale-boosting message from Posh Spice to thank them for the work they are doing during the coronavirus outbreak. Victoria Beckham made...
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North-east Highland Games on track to star in TV show

12 hours ago   |   Evening Express

A documentary will highlight the role the railway played in supporting the growth of a north-east Highland Games.
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Caley Thistle furlough staff during shutdown

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Caley Thistle have placed the majority of the club's staff into furlough during the coronavirus shutdown. Inverness will become the latest club to use the government's job...
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Phoebe Burgess continues to show off chic self-isolation wardrobe    

Phoebe Burgess continues to show off chic self-isolation wardrobe    

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Phoebe Burgess is managing to still look glamorous while self-isolating at her family's Southern Highlands estate.
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Victorian grandeur and modern conveniences come together beautifully in this Strathpeffer home

Victorian grandeur and modern conveniences come together beautifully in this Strathpeffer home

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Of late, stories have been told of people wanting to head for the Highlands to improve their health and wellbeing. Check through old newspapers and you'll find rather similar...
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‘Churlish' to complain about fate of football club, says Huntly chief Gordon Carter

‘Churlish' to complain about fate of football club, says Huntly chief Gordon Carter

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Huntly chairman Gordon Carter believes it would be “churlish” for him to complain about the fate of his football club amid a nationwide pandemic. At grass-roots level the...
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Boris Johnson in hospital with coronavirus ‘as a precaution' after failing...

Boris Johnson in hospital with coronavirus ‘as a precaution' after failing to shake off fever symptoms after ten days

BORIS Johnson has been admitted to hospital after failing to shake off coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive. Downing Street said the 55-year-old British Prime... Read more ...

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after visiting second home during...

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after visiting second home during lockdown

Dr Catherine Calderwood admitted she had been to her second home twice despite coronavirus restrictions Scotland's chief medical officer has resigned from the government after... Read more ...

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into...

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with an asymptomatic caretaker

A four-year-old female tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City tested positive for COVID-19, the coronavirus disease. A caretaker at the zoo was infected but asymptomatic and... Read more ...

Boris Johnson taken to hospital due to coronavirus concerns

Boris Johnson taken to hospital due to coronavirus concerns

The Prime Minister is to undergo medical tests after showing persistent symptoms of the virus 10 days after being diagnosed. Read more ...

Charles Leclerc beats F1 rivals, and Jenson Button, to win Virtual GP

Charles Leclerc beats F1 rivals, and Jenson Button, to win Virtual GP

Charles Leclerc proved that Formula 1 speed was more than effective in the world of Esports on Sunday as the Ferrari driver dominated a star-studded grid to win the sport's... Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk names dream 5-a-side team made up of Premier League rivals

Virgil van Dijk names dream 5-a-side team made up of Premier League rivals

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk has picked his Premier League five-a-side team and included three Man City stars Read more ...

Duffy reveals harrowing details of four week rape ordeal

Duffy reveals harrowing details of four week rape ordeal

Singer Duffy has written about her horrific rape and kidnap ordeal, sharing details for the first time. Read more ...

BREAKING: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with COVID-19 symptoms 

BREAKING: Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with COVID-19 symptoms 

Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital after suffering from coronavirus symptoms,... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to help fight pandemic

Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his purse from his potential world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Read more ...

Sir Keir Starmer makes Labour leadership rival Lisa Nandy his shadow foreign...

Sir Keir Starmer makes Labour leadership rival Lisa Nandy his shadow foreign secretary

Sir Keir Starmer has made leadership rival Lisa Nandy his shadow foreign secretary as the new Labour leader announced a series of senior appointments to his top team. Read more ...