Regions

Regions

New £12m hydro scheme opens in the Highlands

News
Ross O'Sullivan swam the length of the River Severn in 18 days in April. Picture: Contributed

Adventurer prepares to swim 65 miles across Scotland for charity

Charities
A virtual classroom. Picture: Fleep Tuque

Ambitious virtual Gaelic school wins £700,000 boost

News
Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney.

Virtual Gaelic schools in Western Isles receive funding boost

Tech

Scotland’s Islands Bill moving forward

News 3

Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

News

Five quiet corners of Scotland ideal for a staycation

Travel
You can take in the ruins of Ardvreck Castle on the NC500. Picture: TSPL

Everything you need to know about Scotland’s North Coast 500 road trip

News 9
The AECC project is due for completion in 2019. Picture: Contributed

Aberdeen’s £333m conference centre gets green light

Companies
The North Sea downturn continues to take its toll. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Martin Flanagan: CIE and Cape suffer North Sea storm

Companies
Police are hunting duck thieves in Laurencekirk. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

News 1
Pensioner dies in Ellon crash. Picture: John Devlin

Woman, 89, hit by car in Ellon dies in hospital

News
Rigs anchor in the Cromarty Firth as the oil downturn bites. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Cape looks to better second half after North Sea hit

News 3
Cllr Kitts-Hayes was staying in a 'Wild West' cabin similar to this. Picture: LEGOLAND Billund

Scots councillor ‘compared Legoland cabin to Butlins in 1970s’

Odd 7
The beach in Aberdeen has a number of lifesaving devices, most of which were brought to bear during the incident. Picture: Robert Perry

Safety review after mother and son drown at Aberdeen beach

News 5

Bank Holiday swimming warning as six die in beach tragedies

News

Mother and son killed in Aberdeen beach tragedy named

News 10
Sister Ellie, 7, Jordan and mum Angela. Picture: Cancer Research UK

Ex-Dundee United striker Jordan Moore fronts cancer campaign

Charities
Swap your yoga mats for paddleboards with Scotland's newest fitness craze. Picture: Sattva Wellness

Introducing Scotland’s newest fitness craze - SUP Yoga

News
Gleneagles Hotel. Picture: Getty

Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

News 9
Brightsolid chief executive Richard Higgs. Picture: Jim Irvine

Data centre firm Brightsolid accredited by Dell

Tech 3

Inside the Balado Bridge ‘golf ball’ spy base on sale for £1m

People & Places

Perthshire schools without maximum pupils could be closed down

Education 16

3D Visualisation of Iron Age forts to go on display in Dundee

News 1

Perth bids to be City of Culture 2021

News 9
Spirit of Speyside: Distilled will be held in Elgin next month. Picture: Contributed

Bruce Stevenson in high spirits at Speyside festival

Financial

Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

News
Mearl C Waswick's B-17 "Flying Fortress" made an emergency landing at Strathaven in 1943. Picture: Donald MacLeod

US couple visit Scottish site of relative’s WWII bomber crash

News
A view of Goatfell on Arran. Picture: TSPL

Concern for pensioner missing on Arran

News

Sean Clerkin ‘suspended’ from Scottish Resistance group

Politics 28
The debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament accomodates 129 MSPs. But could the number increase? Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Does the Scottish Parliament require more MSPs?

Politics 15

Glasgow ‘homecoming’ for furniture store sofa.com

Retail

Internet services provider HighNet expands in Glasgow

Tech

Woman sexually assaulted in Glasgow underpass

News
Spirit of Speyside: Distilled will be held in Elgin next month. Picture: Contributed

Bruce Stevenson in high spirits at Speyside festival

Financial
Mr Sneddon was knocked down by a white vehicle, as seen here.

Scots grandad killed in hit-and-run in Spain by Land Rover with Edinburgh plates

News 8
The debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament accomodates 129 MSPs. But could the number increase? Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Does the Scottish Parliament require more MSPs?

Politics 15

Man who violently shook baby jailed for seven years

News

Fife named the happiest region in Scotland in new survey

News 12

Putin ‘attempting to undermine UK’ with Scottish news bureau

Lifestyle 88
Battle of Dunbar Scots to be commemorated. Picture: Richard Annis / Durham Univeristy

No return to Scotland for 1650 Battle of Dunbar prisoners

News 7
Tobermory is the largest settlement on the isle of Mull. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Five quiet corners of Scotland ideal for a staycation

Travel
The crew of St Abbs Independent Lifeboat in Berwickshire trying out their new lifeboat, the Thomas Tunnock. Picture: Stuart Cobley

New St Abbs lifeboat to be named after Tunnocks family

News 5
A retired farmer has captured on camera what he believes could be a wild wallaby living in Scotland. Picture: SWNS

‘Wild wallaby’ captured on camera in the Borders

News 5
Campaigners say cuts to double-track sections, enabling trains to pass each other, have hit reliability on the Borders Railway. 
Photograph: Ian Rutherford

Passengers hit out at Borders Railway ‘shambles’

Transport 36
Poor start to grouse shooting season being predicted. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Slow start predicted to grouse shooting season

News 14

Battle of Sark added to Scotland’s battlefields inventory

News

Berwick-Upon-Tweed would be “new Calais” after independence

News 43

North Berwick Highland Games reaches 21

News