Pentland Firth tidal energy pioneer hails 2017 as pivotal year

The estate is on the market for 2.78m.

Argyll estate which inspired the Dam Busters raid put up for sale

The popularity of Highland routes with cyclists has been boosted by tourism accolades, TV documentaries and links to the Harry Potter films.

Cycle coaches to be hitched to trains to ease bike crush

Transport 15

Grave problem for islanders as Mull runs out of cemetery space

News 7
The Carn Glas cairn can be found in the hills surrounding Achvraig, south of Inverness. PIC:

Police investigate damage to ancient Highland burial cairn

Lifestyle 2
Yvette Harrison, Mac Mackie and Kirstin McNutt enjoy ice-creams as temperatures in Scotland rose.

Bank holiday helps Mackie’s ice-cream sales hit record level

Amanda Boyle says there is an economic prerogative due to the cost to business and the economy of people being absent from work because of weight-related ill health. PIcture: Nicholas Frost

The Big Interview: Amanda Boyle, chief executive of Scottish Slimmers

Media & Leisure
More than 300 objections have been lodged against the flats proposed for Rubislaw Quarry. PIC: Contributed.

Boost for controversial flats plan at Aberdeen quarry

Lifestyle 4

Map of stopping-off places would help Gypsy/Traveller community, says MSP

News 24

Unite union calls for ‘state support’ of North Sea oil and gas sector

Energy 2

Aberdeen bids to become UK testing ground for 5G technology


Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Shambolic’ UK Government holding Scotland back

Politics 1097

Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

News 73
The body of offshore worker Steven Donaldson was found at an Angus nature reserve a week ago today with a murder inquiry underway. PIC: Contributed.

Murder inquiry seeks couple picnicking at Angus beauty spot

Councils are required to plan for the current and future housing needs of the Gypsy/Traveller community but plans for permanent camps and stopping places often meet with local objections. Picture: Steven Brown

Map of stopping-off places would help Gypsy/Traveller community, says MSP

News 24

John Byrne's 'pop-up book' Cheviot stage set to go on display at Dundee V&A


Pensioner left bleeding and in tears after seagull attack

News 1

Dundee Council says it won’t cut cemetery grass to “enhance biodiversity”

Dundee & Tayside

UV light treatment “could save cash-strapped NHS millions”

Labour MP Jo Cox was murdered in 2016

Equality campaigners to meet in Glasgow to honour memory of Jo Cox

Politics 3
Scotland Sectretary David Mundell has said does not currently support calls for a public inquiry into the Glasgow School of Art fire. Picture: PA

No backing from David Mundell for public inquiry into art school fire

News 25

Cycle coaches to be hitched to trains to ease bike crush

Transport 15

Clydesdale Bank owner seals takeover of Virgin Money

Isabel Davis will start her role as executive director of Creative Scotland's new screen unit in September.

New figurehead revealed for Scottish screen industry

Lifestyle 1
James Morrision, 15, from Cowdenbeath. Picture: Police Scotland

Tributes to ‘caring and loving’ boy killed in fatal crash

News 1
Chris Liversidge is founder and chief exec of QueryClick

Digital marketing agency sees 50% revenue jump after run of client wins

Media & Leisure

Aidan Smith: The greatest Scottish band you have never heard of


RBS pushes button on chief digital officer role

Promoted content

Wildcat kittens born at Edinburgh Zoo could provide ‘lifeline’ for the species

Environment 3
Benjamin Myers is the winner of the Walter Scott Prize for Histrorical Fiction 2018 for his book The Gallows Pole

Story of 18th century Yorkshire gang wins Walter Scott Prize

A cannon from the doomed ship HMS Bounty has sold for �20,000 after being found on a Scottish estate.

Cannon from Bounty ship sold after being found on Scots estate


Flaming sky lantern event in Lockerbie cancelled over opposition

Environment 5

More than 10,000 take part in pro-independence march in Dumfries

Politics 54

Scottish Government fails to stop Young’s Seafood plant closing

Business 6

Cycling with the elderly scheme to go Scotland-wide

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