Aberdeenshire

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Many motorists spent the night on the M74 in Lanarkshire after heavy snowfall, relying on Twitter and radio reports for updates.<p>Among them were …

Scotland

How to see reindeer in Scotland on a Cairngorm reindeer adventure

<i>If your snow boots are itching for an adventure, Scotland’s Cairngorm Mountains are a great bet this time of year—especially for animal lovers. If</i> …

Scottish Highlands

Rangers Scottish Cup opponents reveal how much hosting Glasgow giants is costing

The Highland League side host the Glasgow giants in the Cup this weekend and Finlay Noble is eyeing a historic result.<p>Fraserburgh chairman Finlay …

Scottish Cup

Search for missing Fraserburgh man William Ritchie, 90, intensifies

<b>The search for a 90-year-old man missing in Aberdeenshire has intensified.</b><p>William Ritchie - known as Bill - was last seen on Friday by neighbours in the West Road area of Fraserburgh.<p>Police said a dog unit would be carrying out a search along the 11-mile stretch of the old railway line from …

Coatbridge pals to walk 865 miles around Scotland to every SPFL football ground

Chris Sayle and Siobhan Cunning will walk two marathons a day to raise £5000 for charity, and will finish at hometown club Albion Rovers.<p>Two intrepid …

Scotland

Carillion collapse: Contingency plans 'in place' for Scottish projects

<b>The Scottish government has said contingency plans are in place for contracts affected by the collapse of construction firm Carillion.</b><p>Ministers said the plans included the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Road (AWPR), which is being built by a consortium which includes Carillion.<p>The government said the …

Aberdeen

Scottish Gossip: Scotland, Rangers, Celtic, Aberdeen, Hibs, St Mirren

FOOTBALL GOSSIP<p><b>Hearts</b> and Northern Ireland defender Aaron Hughes has begged his national boss <b>Michael O'Neill</b> to remain in his post, with the 48-year-old set for talks with the SFA this week over becoming the new <b>Scotland</b> manager. (Scottish Sun)<p><b>Celtic</b> manager Brendan Rodgers says it is about more …

Soccer

Scottish castle which inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula 'must be protected from flats plan'

Joe Allan wants to see the historic castle given B-listed status so it can be preserved for the nation.<p>A pensioner is fighting a battle to save the …

Scotland

'Cover up' claim as only ONE child expelled in Scotland last year despite rising bullying and violence

Ten years ago 248 children were excluded and union chief insists Scottish government is trying to hide the true extent of widespread …

Education

These 'alien' deep-sea fish found on a Scottish beach will haunt your nightmares

Volunteers at a conservation charity identified these creatures found washed onto a Scottish beach.<p>Scotland may be home of the world's most famous …

Oceans

I Parented Like Queen Elizabeth II For A Week, But There Was One Thing I Couldn't Do

Be honest, you don’t really think of the queen as a mother. You think of her as the longest reigning monarch of England who also happens to have …

Parenting

Ski Wear Manufacturer Goes on Tour to Mend Damaged Ski Wear

<b>A global skiwear manufacturer that has launched numerous major and genuine initiatives to help the environment has announced a tour of Scottish ski</b> …

Scottish Highlands

Army reservist dies after suffering suspected cardiac arrest after canoeing

An Army reservist has died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest after getting into difficulty while canoeing.<p>Police were called on Sunday, …

News (Wales)

Climber airlifted to hospital after fall in Cairngorms

<b>A climber has been airlifted to hospital after falling in the Northern Cairngorms.</b><p>Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and Inverness Coastguard helicopter were deployed at about midday.<p>The climber was understood to have got into difficulty on Coire an t-Sneachda in the Northern Corries.<p>The coastguard …

Climbing

Susan Dalgety: I may be 60 but I won’t be getting my free bus pass

I am in a bit of a quandary. The time has come when I am finally eligible for a free bus pass. Thanks to the generosity of the Scottish taxpayer, I …

Edinburgh

Coastguard thanked for rescuing Shotton teenager and dog from River Dee

A COASTGUARD team has been thanked for rescuing a teenager and his dog.<p>Kavan Collins, 15, and his grandmother Terri Collins, from North Street, …

News (Wales)

You Can See Unicorns in This Magical Place

Yes, they are very real in Scotland.<p>The Scottish are known for their adoration of myths and legends: ghosts, witches, magic, water monsters, and more fairy folk. The magical unicorn is perhaps their most beloved, particularly because it’s the country’s national animal.<p>Despite modern depictions of a …

Europe

Backpacking In The UK: The Ultimate Guide

<b>Backpacking in the UK</b> is a great way to see the numerous sights on offer across the country.<p>As an Englishman, I’ve written very little about the land …

Asia Travel

8 Award-Winning Movies About British Monarchs

Spoiler alert: There’s a lot of Judi Dench and Helen Mirren in these films

Royal Family

Manipulating the Media

The media has been positively bursting with bad news stories about the SNP government over the holiday period. Expose after expose has covered the …

Referendums

10 of the best Scottish road trips

Scotland's beauty is unparalleled - here's how to make the most of it

Scotland

11 absolutely magnificent properties, as seen in Country Life

We look back at some of the best properties featured in the pages of Country Life over the past couple of weeks.<p>Aberdeen – £1.7 million<p>An oasis in …

Real Estate

Beautiful images of Scottish landscape recovered from camera lost in river one year ago used to find photographer

Charlie Davidson lost his camera in a river a year ago, but a social media campaign that used stunning photographs recovered from the damaged device …

Photography

How to photograph white mountain hares in the white snow

Although most of us probably won’t ever get the chance to photograph mountain hares in the snow, it’s an interesting concept. It’s the opposite of …

Photography

These are the most bizarre items people have left behind in Bristol's Travelodge

A 10ft vintage mirror, keys to a Bentley and even somebody's great-aunt are among the most bizarre items left in Bristol Travelodge’s during the past …

Scottish Highlands

Conservative politician wants homeless people removed from the streets before Royal Wedding

Simon Dudley said there was an 'epidemic' of homelessness in the city where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to wed.<p>A council leader in Britain …

Liberal View

Cops recover body in tragic search for missing Aberdeenshire man

Daniel Wilson, 31, was reported missing from his home in Inverurie in the early hours of Tuesday morning.<p>Police searching for a missing man have …

Scotland

How World War II Affected Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip's Wedding

Think you know what Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip's wedding was really like after watching <b>The Crown</b>? Sure, the Netflix drama sticks pretty …

Royal Family

Prince Charles’ post-floods restaurant set to stay as customers pour in

Send us a story<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Prince Charles’ North-east pop-up restaurant is to become a permanent fixture after thousands enjoyed …

Prince Charles

The People's Friend looks for stories from its friends

The first edition of the People's Friend to feature a drawing of a Scottish landmark was in 1946<p><b>As it approaches its 150th anniversary, the world's longest running women's weekly magazine is looking for stories from its "friends".</b><p>When The People's Friend launched in January 1869 its mission …

Scotland