Finding your dream coastal home in the north of Scotland

FINDING YOUR DREAM COASTAL HOME IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND

Scotland is home to some of the most magnificent coastlines around, the west coast in particular with spectacular inland and sea lochs,...

VILLAGE HALLS AND GYMS COULD BE USED AS CLASSROOMS IN ABERDEENSHIRE TO HELP REDUCE CLASS SIZES AND LIMIT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

Village Halls, gyms, and community spaces in Aberdeenshire could be used as classrooms as part of efforts to reduce class sizes and...

 
 
 
Mobile banking will only return when it is safe to do so

MOBILE BANKING WILL ONLY RETURN WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO

Mobile banking providers last night said the reinstating of services to rural and remote communities will only be possible when it...

Finance chief swaps Swiss lakes for Aberdeenshire Granite as he takes up Baxters role

FINANCE CHIEF SWAPS SWISS LAKES FOR ABERDEENSHIRE GRANITE AS HE TAKES UP BAXTERS ROLE

An international finance chief has given up his life near the Swiss lakes to help head up one of the north-east's most famous firms...

 
 
 
ROAD TEST: New Mercedes is shooting with style

ROAD TEST: NEW MERCEDES IS SHOOTING WITH STYLE

Mercedes-Benz has found great success by creating a wide variety of variations of its models. That's especially true of the A-Class,...

FRASERBURGH WOMAN ‘LOVED BY SO MANY PEOPLE' DIES AGED 72

A north-east great-grandmother who raised tens of thousands of pounds for charity has died aged 72. Flo Lawrence from Fraserburgh was...

 
 
 

SUTHERLAND RESIDENTS FACE OVERNIGHT STAY TO VISIT NEAREST BANK AS RURAL COMMUNITIES HARDEST HIT BY COVID

Residents in parts of Sutherland face an overnight trip for face-to-face banking as the area heads towards becoming the UK's first...

FIRE CHIEF URGES PUBLIC NOT TO BURN WASTE AFTER SPATE OF INCIDENTS

Fire chiefs are urging people not to light bonfires to dispose of waste, following a string of incidents placing “unnecessary demand”...

 
 
 

COMMUNITY GROUPS IN THE NORTH AND NORTH-EAST BENEFIT FROM FUNDING

Over £3 million has been announced for local community groups as part of the latest round of National Lottery funding. The money will...

VIDEO: Little lamb abandoned at five days old given permanent home by kind north-east couple

VIDEO: LITTLE LAMB ABANDONED AT FIVE DAYS OLD GIVEN PERMANENT HOME BY KIND NORTH-EAST COUPLE

A lamb abandoned and left for dead at five days old has found a new lease of life after being saved by a kind-hearted north-east couple. Sandra...

 
 
 
A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19

A NEW AGE OF AUSTERITY? THE SEARCH FOR A SOLUTION TO THE CRIPPLING BURDEN OF COVID-19

The “invisible mugger” that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will...

Offers of help for Inverness family after home destroyed in ‘horrific' fire

OFFERS OF HELP FOR INVERNESS FAMILY AFTER HOME DESTROYED IN ‘HORRIFIC' FIRE

A family whose house and possessions were destroyed in a fire have been sent offers of help from neighbours. The blaze started in Carnarc...

 
 
 
Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic' post-Covid legacy

CLASS WAR: THE BATTLE TO SAVE YOUNG LEARNERS FROM A ‘CATASTROPHIC' POST-COVID LEGACY

Leading academics have called for a radical shake-up of Scotland's education system to avoid a “catastrophic” legacy for young learners...

Coronavirus crisis has put the independence question firmly ‘back on' - but which way will it swing opinion?

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HAS PUT THE INDEPENDENCE QUESTION FIRMLY ‘BACK ON' - BUT WHICH WAY WILL IT SWING OPINION?

Before Scotland's deadly encounter with the coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon had hoped 2020 would be the year she would deliver Scottish...

 
 
 

HIGHLAND COUNCIL BOSSES SAY PRE-COVID BUDGET TURN AROUND IS NOW A POTENTIAL £100M SHORTFALL

The impact of Covid-19 on Highland Council's finances has turned a positive budget story ready to be announced in March into a looming...

A glimpse of a greener world - but will it outlast the lockdown?

A GLIMPSE OF A GREENER WORLD - BUT WILL IT OUTLAST THE LOCKDOWN?

The climate crisis and Covid-19 are two very different challenges, but they do have some key things in common. Both are global - they...

 
 
 
The future face of transport: Why it quite literally comes down to how far we all want to go

THE FUTURE FACE OF TRANSPORT: WHY IT QUITE LITERALLY COMES DOWN TO HOW FAR WE ALL WANT TO GO

It had long been a dream of many town planners and environmental campaigners, but turning the aspiration into a reality was far from...

Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the urgent need for reform

CLAPPED OUT? HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND THE NEED TO PROPERLY APPRECIATE THE URGENT NEED FOR REFORM

Expecting the NHS to return to normal will be “difficult” in the first few years of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of Scotland's...

 
 
 
Declaring UBI: the pressures pushing ajar the door to greater financial independence for all

DECLARING UBI: THE PRESSURES PUSHING AJAR THE DOOR TO GREATER FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE FOR ALL

As the country lumbers on with the restrictions of lockdown, brought about by the first global pandemic in more than a century, the...

All the fun of the fair society: The post-Covid dream of swapping business as usual for better than usual

ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR SOCIETY: THE POST-COVID DREAM OF SWAPPING BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR BETTER THAN USUAL

Hands are clapped and saucepans banged across the country once a week in appreciation of key workers. It has quickly become an established...

 
 
 



Inside The Bachelor Locky Gilbert's 'chaotic' Zoom dates

Inside The Bachelor Locky Gilbert's 'chaotic' Zoom dates

Filming of The Bachelor was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of...

A new age of austerity? The search for a solution to the crippling burden of Covid-19

The “invisible mugger” that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will cause economic pain for years to come. The... Read more ...

Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the...

Clapped out? Health, social care and the need to properly appreciate the urgent need for reform

Expecting the NHS to return to normal will be “difficult” in the first few years of recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of Scotland's top doctors has said. The future of... Read more ...

Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic'...

Class war: The battle to save young learners from a ‘catastrophic' post-Covid legacy

Leading academics have called for a radical shake-up of Scotland's education system to avoid a “catastrophic” legacy for young learners post-lockdown. Some of the country's top... Read more ...

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

New NHS test and trace system launched TODAY to change lockdown

THE Government will today launch a huge new system in England to locate people who have come into contact with individuals infected with coronavirus. Read more ...

Court Rejects Lawsuit Claiming Social Media Companies Suppress Conservative...

Court Rejects Lawsuit Claiming Social Media Companies Suppress Conservative Voices

The ruling arrives as President Trump has been accusing Twitter of silencing conservative voices after the social media company decided to fact-check his tweets on mail-in... Read more ...

Four more positive coronavirus tests in the Premier League across three clubs

Four more positive coronavirus tests in the Premier League across three clubs

Extensive testing is going on at Premier League clubs There have been four more positive coronavirus tests in the third round of testing in the Premier League , from a pool of... Read more ...

Protester falls off moving police car in downtown Los Angeles during rally...

Protester falls off moving police car in downtown Los Angeles during rally over George Floyd's death

Around 500 protesters descended on LA in a Black Lives Matter protest after footage emerged Tuesday showing a white cop kneeling on George Floyd's neck moments before he died... Read more ...

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Donald Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

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Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

Emily Maitlis row: Has Emily Maitlis been replaced as BBC Newsnight presenter?

THE BBC has reprimanded Newsnight host Emily Maitlis for her comments on the Dominic Cummings scandal. Read more ...