BRITAIN 100 YEARS AFTER THE GREAT WAR - ANY MORE A “FIT COUNTRY FOR HEROES” THAN THEN?

Great Britain has in recent days, displayed a remarkable degree of unity. Right across the nation, north, south, east and west, there...

JOHN ROBERTSON TO TAKE STOCK OF CALEY THISTLE TARGET AT HALFWAY STAGE OF SEASON

Caley Thistle manager John Robertson says his side's Championship target for the season will be clear come the midway stage of the...

 
 
 

POLICE ATTEND TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION ON OBAN ROAD

Police are on site of a two-vehicle crash outside Oban. The collision involving a car and a pick-up truck occurred on the A816 just...

STAY ACTIVE IS THE KEY SAYS OLIVE AS SHE CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

As she celebrated her 100th birthday, Olive McEwan put her longevity down to abstaining from alcohol and smoking and staying active. Gartly-born...

 
 
 

A96 DUALLING A ‘COLOSSAL WASTE OF PUBLIC MONEY' CLAIMS COUNCILLOR

The controversial dualling of one of the north-east's major roads has been branded a “colossal waste of money” by a councillor. The...

POIGNANT UNFINISHED LETTER LEADS TO AWARD SUCCESS FOR NURSE

A heartfelt unfinished letter penned by young cystic fibrosis sufferer in the weeks prior to her death has led to her nurse being recognised...

 
 
 

STUNNING HIGHLAND LANDSCAPE TO FEATURE IN NEW POKEMON FILM

The Highland landscape is to feature in a brand new Pokemon film which is due to be released in summer next year. Production crews...

Deeside raises a glass to Prince Charles on his 70th birthday

DEESIDE RAISES A GLASS TO PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY

It was a week like no other in recent memory for the people of Ballater. As hundreds of people sifted through the murky water for valuables...

 
 
 

MITIGATION MEASURES PREVENTS 900 TONNES OF MATERIAL ON A83 AT REST AND BE THANKFUL

About 900 tonnes of debris that could have caused another landslide on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful has been halted thanks to...

EXPLORATION FEARS PERSIST DESPITE ‘ENCOURAGING' UK LICENSING ROUND

The UK oil industry's regulator said today that it was “encouraged” by the response to the latest North Sea frontier licensing round. But...

 
 
 

TRIBUTES PAID TO OUTSTANDING HIGHLAND COUNCIL STAFF

Two Highland Council employees have been honoured for their outstanding work at Highland Council's Quality Awards event in the Inverness...

HMY IOLAIRE TRAGEDY REMEMBERED IN HOUSE OF COMMONS

Isles MP Angus MacNeil has laid an Early Day Motion before parliament on the centenary of the Iolaire tragedy. Mr MacNeil called on...

 
 
 

NORTH-EAST ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS ‘REAL CRISIS' IN SCOTTISH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

A “real crisis” exists in Scottish entrepreneurial education, the head of a north-east business school said yesterday. Professor Elizabeth...

MARINE JOBS POTENTIAL AFTER ‘SHOCK OF NORTH SEA OIL EXPLORATION'

Keeping old oil and gas platforms in place could be a “triple win” for the North Sea, creating a fresh wave of employment, according...

 
 
 
Minister insists controversial Aberdeen church merger is ‘great opportunity'

MINISTER INSISTS CONTROVERSIAL ABERDEEN CHURCH MERGER IS ‘GREAT OPPORTUNITY'

Members of an Aberdeen church have been given an ultimatum: to merge congregations or dissolve. Garthdee Parish Church is currently...

Avoch tea room plans represent triumph over personal tragedy

AVOCH TEA ROOM PLANS REPRESENT TRIUMPH OVER PERSONAL TRAGEDY

A Black Isle nurse who has battled to overcome family grief and personal illness for almost two years has embarked on the project of...

 
 
 

HUGE BLAZE HITS HISTORIC MORAY BUSINESS HUB ​

A major fire ripped through a historic business park in the heart of a Moray community last night. The fire brigade was called to the...

LABELLING PLANS WILL ONLY CONFUSE SHOPPERS - CLAIM

Calls to introduce new meat and dairy product labels which include a description of how the items were produced has drawn a sharp warning...

 
 
 

FIRM STANCE TAKEN ON DEVELOPER'S PLEDGE TO BUILD PLAY PARK AT NORTH-EAST HOUSING SCHEME

A tough stance will be taken by planners to ensure a housing developer does not shirk its responsibility to build a play park. Stewart...

POLICE INVESTIGATE CLAIMS OF PATIENT DATA BREACH AT SCOTTISH HOSPITAL

Police are investigating claims hospital patients were sent text messages by a worker who accessed their personal details. The male...

 
 
 



Princess Charlotte, George and Louis steal the show in Prince Charles's...

Princess Charlotte, George and Louis steal the show in Prince Charles's birthday pictures

PRINCESS Charlotte, Prince George and Prince Louis have stolen the show in two new royal pictures released to mark Prince Charles's 70th birthday. Read more ...

Roger Federer: Greg Rusedski makes big Jimmy Connors claim about ATP Finals...

Roger Federer: Greg Rusedski makes big Jimmy Connors claim about ATP Finals win over Thiem

ROGER FEDERER rediscovered his golden touch against Dominic Thiem at the ATP Finals, because he tapped into how Jimmy Connors used his mental strength when he was a player. Read more ...

James Bulger's gloating killer boasts he had BETTER thanks to murder of toddler

James Bulger's gloating killer boasts he had BETTER thanks to murder of toddler

JAMES Bulger's killer Robert Thompson has shockingly admitted he has enjoyed a “better life and education” thanks to being jailed for the horrific torture and murder of the... Read more ...

West Ham news: Marko Arnautovic confirms he wants to LEAVE West Ham in January

West Ham news: Marko Arnautovic confirms he wants to LEAVE West Ham in January

MARKO ARNAUTOVIC admits he is ready to leave West Ham and his brother and agent Danijel has revealed he almost left in the summer. Read more ...

‘It's just us two now': Rachael Bland's husband reveals their son's...

‘It's just us two now': Rachael Bland's husband reveals their son's heartbreaking words after BBC radio star's death

Rachael is survived by her son Freddie and husband Steve Rachael Bland's husband has shared his son's heartbreaking words following his mum's death. BBC Radio 5 Live presenter... Read more ...

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho makes big Phil Jones decision after Arsenal and...

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho makes big Phil Jones decision after Arsenal and Tottenham link

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly set to tie down Arsenal and Tottenham target Phil Jones because Jose Mourinho rates the defender. Read more ...

Brexit deal day LIVE: Cabinet meets to back agreement 'that could break up UK'

Brexit deal day LIVE: Cabinet meets to back agreement 'that could break up UK'

After 874 long days, the UK has agreed a draft Brexit deal with the EU. But now Theresa May has to convince her Cabinet in the political fight of her life Read more ...

Game Of Thrones' Pedro Pascal cast as lead in Star Wars TV series The...

Game Of Thrones' Pedro Pascal cast as lead in Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian

Pedro Pascal has been cast in the new Star Wars show Pedro Pascal has been cast in Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian in a leading role. The 43-year-old actor, known for... Read more ...

John Lewis advert 'leaked': Christmas 2018 ad details 'revealed' as Oxford...

John Lewis advert 'leaked': Christmas 2018 ad details 'revealed' as Oxford Street store appears to let slip Elton John IS involved

John Lewis advert: Has the John Lewis Christmas advert 2018 been revealed? John Lewis may have just let the cat out of the bag with their Christmas advert for 2018, with one... Read more ...

Brexit divorce deal 'agreed' with the EU as Theresa May faces cabinet meeting

Brexit divorce deal 'agreed' with the EU as Theresa May faces cabinet meeting

A government source says Theresa May will be using the meeting to win over support for her deal. Read more ...