Dundee turns tartan as thousands raised in Kiltwalk

MORE than 2,000 people took part in the Dundee Kiltwalk on Saturday, raising thousands of pounds for walkers’ chosen charities.

Dundee & Tayside
Edinburgh-born Louise Linton and her husband, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Louise Linton criticised for ‘deplorable’ social media boast

Louise Linton, the Scottish wife of US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, has mocked as “adorably out of touch” a person who criticised her Instagram post showing off a designer label outfit.

News 22
A screenshot from the video shows the sheep turning to face the van before running off again. Picture: Contributed

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

A video of a Scots motorist’s expletive-filled rant at a sheep while he attempts to drive his car along a country road has gone viral - again.

Odd 3

Watch mysterious ‘UFO’ circling over remote town

A mysterious ‘UFO’ has been captured on video circling over a remote country town for several minutes.

Odd 2
Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan. Picture: Supplied

Outlander bloggers take on unique challenge all over Scotland

A GROUP of top Scottish bloggers is dealing with the effects of Outlander being off the screens - known as “droughtlander” - by taking on a challenge to travel hundreds of miles and visit nearly 30 filming locations on VisitScotland’s Outlander map in the space of just 34 hours.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Aim of project is to make prosthetic legs more personalised. Picture: PA

Amputees to get personalised limb covers from new project

THREE amputees are to get personalised limb covers that to a project in the Highlands.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Graham Findlay, CEO from North East Sensory Services (NESS), is set to run his first half marathon at the Great Aberdeen Run, with guide runner Diana Daneels. Picture: Contributed

Blind charity chief to do first half marathon at Great Run

A REGISTERED blind charity executive is preparing to take part in his first half marathon to raise money for blind and deaf people in the north-east.

Aberdeen & North East
Tyka Nelson, Princes sister, announced an O2 Arena exhibition of stars memorabilia.

Prince could return to stage with new technology, says sister

Prince could return to the stage using the latest holographic technology, the sister of the pop legend has suggested.

Scott Brown. Picture: John Devlin

Scott Brown and Colin Farrell launch Homeless World Cup 17

CELTIC captain Scott Brown and Hollywood star Colin Farrell to launch Homeless World Cup 17

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Donnie Campbell. Picture: Globalshots.co.uk

When a marathon just isn’t enough: how to be an ultra-runner

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to run 500 km in 9 days? Try asking Donnie Campbell, British Ultra Trail winner and Great Britain representative. Ultra-running is one of the fastest growing sports around, with races almost every weekend in the UK. i spoke to Campbell about his journey into the sport – and how to stay motivated and injury-free.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Glasgow man creates world record by fathering twins 27 years after freezing sperm. Picture: John Jeffay

Scots man fathers twins 27 years after freezing sperm

A man has fathered twins using sperm frozen almost 27 years earlier and earned himself a world record.

Tech 2
Richard Osman hosts Child Genius. Picture: Channel 4.

Quiz: are you smarter than a child genius?

This week the brilliant minds of pint-sized Albert Einsteins were pitted against each other as the Channel 4 quiz show Child Genius returned.

Love Woo is seeking a new reviewer to test out their products. Picture: Pexels

Wanted: Sex toy reviewer on £28k salary - with unlimited holidays

Working a 9-to-5 isn’t for everyone, so do something you can really shout about and become Love Woo’s new sex toy reviewer.

The similarities between the two club badges has attracted comment online

Row over Edinburgh amateur club ‘copying’ badge of Gala Fairydean

It is an unlikely plagiarism row involving an historic Borders town, a quiet Edinburgh suburb, and a 14th century emblem depicting foxes eating plums.

Football 5
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

The drummer for Scottish band Belle and Sebastian was left by the group at a supermarket car park in the US in his pyjamas.

Mark Giles, personnel manager of Waitrose Morningside, shaking hands with Luke Emerton, Community Support & Development at Bethany Christian Trust. Picture: Supplied

Waitrose donates £19,000 to homelessness charity Bethany

UPMARKET grocery store chain Waitrose awarded over £19,000 to Edinburgh-based homeless charity, Bethany Christian Trust, in an effort to prevent and tackle homelessness across Edinburgh and Scotland’s East Coast.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Bearded men are needed for the film. Picture; stock image

Bearded extras wanted for Mary Queen of Scots film

A film production company is seeking Scottish actors with beard for a new film being shot in the Capital.


Video: Art project looks like a bee but is made of three women

This picture of what looks like a bee is actually made up of a hive of activity - using three naked women.

Pluscarden Abbey. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

1,300-mile pilgrimage to monks’ Moray Abbey nearing the end

A PILGRIMAGE is retracing the steps of monks who travelled from France to the north of Scotland almost 800 years ago.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Cairngorm Mountain. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Artificial ski slope plans revealed for Cairngorm Mountain

THE Scottish ski resort is investing £4million in a bid to become a year-round attraction.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands 1
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