MARS PETCARE UK ISSUES DOG FOOD RECALL OVER VITAMIN D FEARS

Mars Petcare UK is recalling several of its dog food products because they may contain high levels of vitamin D which exceed the maximum...

EXCLUSIVE: ANGELA CONSTANCE WON'T ‘CLOSE THE DOOR' ON BOLD ACTION

Scotland's new drugs minister has vowed not to "close the door" on bold action to tackle the country's overdose crisis, after a top...

 
 
 

SHOPPING ADVICE FOR BARRA RESIDENTS DURING OUTBREAK

Residents on Barra are being asked to shop only when necessary and avoid regular trips for groceries during the coronavirus outbreak.

CLOSE CONTACTS WITHOUT SYMPTOMS ON BARRA BEING OFFERED COVID TESTS

Anyone who has been identified as a close contact to any of the people with Covid-19 on Barra is being offered a test, as efforts to...

 
 
 

SHOCK AS PART OF NORTH-EAST RAIL BRIDGE COLLAPSES CLOSE TO SITE OF STONEHAVEN TRAIN TRAGEDY

A trade union says the situation on Scotland's railways is “becoming terrifying” after part of a bridge collapsed approximately one...

‘LIFELINE' COURT RULING COULD LEAD TO £100M CORONAVIRUS INSURANCE PAY-OUTS FOR SCOTS

A landmark legal ruling by the UK's highest court may have saved “hundreds of thousands” of jobs across the country, with a potential...

 
 
 

FIRE CREWS WORK TO TACKLE BLAZE AT TAYNUILT SMOKEHOUSE

Firefighters are currently tackling a smokehouse blaze in Taynuilt. The alarm was raised just before 4pm after a fire broke out at...

THREE MORE YEARS FOR STUDY INTO IMPACT OF SEA EAGLES ON LIVESTOCK

A project to help farmers and crofters deal with the impact of sea eagles on their livestock will continue for the next three years.

 
 
 

COVID-19 OUTBREAK AT RAITH ROVERS SEES CALEY THISTLE GAME POSTPONED

Caley Thistle's Scottish Championship game with Raith Rovers has been postponed after a Covid-19 outbreak at the Kirkcaldy club.

CLIMATE CHANGE: FARMERS CAN BE PART OF THE SOLUTION

Farmers and crofters can be part of the solution to climate change if they are backed with the right support policies.

 
 
 

INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED AFTER SUDDEN DEATH OF CYCLIST ON NORTH-EAST ROAD

Police are appealing for witnesses after the sudden death of a cyclist on a north-east road.

NEW SCOTBEEF INVERURIE ABATTOIR PLAN ON HOLD DUE TO COVID

Scotbeef Inverurie's plans to build a new abattoir in the north-east have been put on hold due to the Covid-19 crisis and economic...

 
 
 

NEWS IN PICTURES - 15 JANUARY 2021

Our picture editors bring you the best breaking news images of the day.

PLANNING APPLICATION LODGED FOR MILESTONE ABERDEEN COUNCIL HOUSING PROJECT

A planning application has been submitted for 99 homes to be built in an Aberdeen community as part as a bid to deliver 2,000 new council...

 
 
 

SCOTTISH SEAFOOD SECTOR HAS HIT ‘ROCK BOTTOM'

Seafood export woes have left about a third of the Scottish fishing fleet tied up in port after a slump in the value of its catch.

NORTH-EAST ROAD SHUT AS POLICE ATTEND CRASH

A section of north-east road has been shut this afternoon following a crash.

 
 
 

AUNT KATE'S KITCHEN: GO BANANAS FOR THESE BAKING RECIPES FROM THE 1930S

Forget banana bread, we've found some new ways to bake with the fruit, straight from Aunt Kate's Kitchen to yours.

‘ANGRY AND EMOTIONAL' ELECTRICIAN DELIBERATELY MOUNTED PAVEMENT AND RAN OVER MAN IN FRASERBURGH

An “angry and emotional” north-east electrician deliberately ran over a man following a fracas.

 
 
 

RNLI WARNS WALKERS OF SPRING TIDE DANGER AS SEASON APPROACHES

The RNLI has said those considering a walk on the coast for their daily exercise should look out for high spring tides.

MAN CHARGED AFTER POLICE RECOVER £150,000 WORTH OF DRUGS STASHED IN A CAR

A man has been charged after police stopped his vehicle in the Highlands and found a substantial amount of cannabis.

 
 
 



Liverpool handed huge injury boost ahead of Premier League meeting with Man Utd

Liverpool handed huge injury boost ahead of Premier League meeting with Man Utd

Liverpool and Manchester United will meet in the Premier League at Anfield this Sunday in a table-topping clash between two titans of the English game Read more ...

Ravens vs Bills live stream: how to watch the 2021 NFL Playoffs for free

Ravens vs Bills live stream: how to watch the 2021 NFL Playoffs for free

Live stream Sunday's big Divisional clash between the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills. Hut, hut, hut! Read more ...

Bumble just filed for its IPO and it revealed a list of risk factors that...

Bumble just filed for its IPO and it revealed a list of risk factors that investors should be aware of - from debt to competition

Summary List Placement One of the most popular dating app companies, Bumble, is officially going public. Bumble filed a form S-1 for its IPO with the Securities and Exchange... Read more ...

Man charged after ‘giving 92-year-old fake Covid jab and charging £160'

Man charged after ‘giving 92-year-old fake Covid jab and charging £160'

David Chambers, 33, allegedly knocked on the pensioner's door offering her an injection if she paid him A man accused of tricking a 92-year-old woman into paying for a fake... Read more ...

Mike Pence FINALLY calls Kamala Harris to congratulate her

Mike Pence FINALLY calls Kamala Harris to congratulate her

Vice President Mike Pence called Kamala Harris on Thursday, almost three months after the election was called for her and President-elect Joe Biden. Read more ...

Two potential venues on the table for Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin 2

Two potential venues on the table for Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin 2

Dillian Whyte is hoping to avenge his knockout defeat at the hands of the big-hitting Russian, when the two do battle once again on March 6 Read more ...

Eddie Hearn considering more than six venues for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

Eddie Hearn considering more than six venues for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury

Hearn has been negotiating with Fury's camp over a potential match-up this year with an agreement said to be close, with a number of countries scrambling to play host Read more ...

This Morning's Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary 'draw in 1.4m viewers'

This Morning's Alison Hammond and Dermot O'Leary 'draw in 1.4m viewers'

According to reports on Friday, the pair -who have only had two shows together so far- received 200,000 more viewers tuning into their show than Ruth and Eamonn's final... Read more ...

Extra 30-bed coronavirus ward readied at Dundee hospital as cases soar

Extra 30-bed coronavirus ward readied at Dundee hospital as cases soar

Health chiefs at Ninewells Hospital hope the facility will help medics cope with an ever increasing demand placed on them amid rising numbers of ill patients admitted. Read more ...

Alex Salmond fears criminal prosecution if he gives evidence to Holyrood inquiry

Alex Salmond fears criminal prosecution if he gives evidence to Holyrood inquiry

The Scottish Government expressed disappointment in his refusal to appear in person before Holyrood's inquiry . Read more ...