In the hit X-Men movie franchise, Hollywood actor Brian Cox portrays a scientist determined to expose mutants as a threat to humanity.5 comments
A man has been detained after a suspicious death in a Perthshire town.
FIRST Minister Alex Salmond today officially opened the new £75 million Murray Royal Hospital in Perth.3 comments
TAYSIDE Police are hunting a gang of thieves who have stolen a double garage from an Angus industrial estate after dismantling the prefabricated structure.2 comments
A POLICE investigation has been launched into claims that the first sea eagle’s nest to be built in the east of Scotland for 150 years has been destroyed.
STANDING stones thought to have been placed to mark the fist major skirmish of the Battle of Bannockburn were probably there thousands of years before, it was revealed yesterday.
CELTIC manager Neil Lennon today denied speeding at a notorious accident blackspot on the A9.6 comments
The completed restoration of the historic flagpole at Bannockburn will be celebrated with the burial of a time capsule later today.
MORE than 30,000 tickets are to go on sale this weekend for the award-winning Enchanted Forest sound-and-light show in Perthshire.
A CYCLIST has died after colliding with a parked van in Perth.
HE was regarded as a pioneer in his field, producing extraordinary designs which gave rise to the towering streetscapes of New York and other cities across the US.1 comment
THE Duke and Duchess of Rothesay today discovered they are to star in a special edition of The Beano as they toured the headquarters of the popular comic’s publishers, DC Thomson in Dundee.3 comments
ABERDEEN is running ahead of Dundee in the betting stakes to win the coveted City of Culture title in 2017.9 comments
FORMER Dundee United footballer Ralph Milne has appeared in court accused of assaulting a woman.
A WOMAN who plunged to her death after falling 35ft from a tenement window in Dundee was the sister of tragic Scottish pop star Billy MacKenzie, it was revealed yesterday.
ONE of Perth’s best known landmarks - the vacant White Horse Inn - has been badly damaged in an early morning blaze.
The public ticket sales process for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles has moved into the public ballot stage, marking the beginning of a six-week period for fans to purchase the highly-prized tickets.
RESEARCHERS at a Scottish university are to lead a European wide research project to discover whether advanced laser techniques can be used to both detect and treat bladder cancer.
The disease is one of the most common forms of cancer – particularly among the over-60s – and one of the hardest to diagnose and treat.
POLICE Scotland have named the man who died after his scooter crashed into a parked car in Dundee on Friday.
A TEENAGER has died after suddenly falling ill and collapsing at a dance class.
DUNDEE City Council has been forced to pay £100,000 compensation to a former school worker who suffered “obscene” harrassment from male colleagues.49 comments
WITH bodies more suited to the chilly conditions of the Antarctic, penguins Forrest and Joss cool off in a shower as the sun gets too much for them.3 comments
STAGECOACH tycoon Ann Gloag has won a battle to expand her property empire by building a new house on land near her castle.17 comments
DUNDEE City councillors are being urged to seek parliamentary approval to sell off a Perthshire estate, once owned by Liberal Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.
REPRESENTATIVES of the Spanish Ministry of Education are to visit Dundee University tomorrow to sign a new collaboration agreement to strengthen existing links between the institution and Spain.
POLICE are hunting for two teenagers who went for an early morning dip in Dundee’s new state-of-the art swimming pool - three weeks before it is scheduled to open.
A FEMALE motorist has been killed in a horrific early-morning crash in Angus.
SCOTLAND’S largest biomass power plant has been granted planning permission by the Scottish Government despite fears it will cause air pollution and destroy forests – sparking allegations the SNP’s green policy is “confused and contradictory”.12 comments
COMMUNITIES up and down the A9 are being given the opportunity to have a first look at the proposed dualling designs through a series of public exhibitions kicking off today in Aviemore.10 comments
THE UK’s oldest breeding osprey has defied the odds after hatching her first chick of 2013.2 comments
A PEDESTRIAN was taken to hospital after being struck by a car on a dual carriageway, police said.
THE motorist who died in hospital at the weekend after being injured in a crash on the A9 has been named as Peter Isted, 63, of the Pitlochry area of Perthshire.
THE Scottish SPCA has launched an appeal for information after eighteen chicks were found abandoned in woodland in Clackmannanshire.4 comments
HE was the young pilot from the Royal Flying Corps whose ghost is said to haunt the former Angus airfield where the fledgling unit had established Britain’s first operational military airfield.1 comment
First charity-funded Scots air ambulance launches Picture gallery
SCOTLAND’S first charity-funded air ambulance service took to the skies yesterday in a move that will extend life-saving cover across the country.2 comments
RYDER Cup organisers are warning that ticket touts may already be targeting next year’s major golfing clash between Europe and America in Gleneagles by selling “illicit” corporate deals which will not allow golf fans access to the course.5 comments
THE mother of a Scottish soldier who killed himself after serving in Afghanistan has called for a fatal accident inquiry into his suicide in a bid to prevent similar tragedies in the future.1 comment
THREE eight year old schoolboys in Angus have been reported to the area’s youth justice assessor over allegations concerning an incident involving a young girl.
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