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The Daily Record
Scots pirate-buster held in Indian prison set to hear if his bid for bail has been successful
BILLY Irving, from Connel, near Oban, was detained along with 34 colleagues while trying to protect vessels from violent gangs in the Indian Ocean.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
A Gurn from Nurn
Free Christmas quiz from County Fans Ground Improvements Group - win a Christmas hamper
"This year has been a very successful one for the group because of the generosity and support of the people of Nairn and of the wider Nairn County Fanbase across the globe.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Braemar hydro scheme approved
A community hydro scheme near Braemar has been given the go-ahead by members of the Cairngorms National Park Authority planning committee on Friday, December 6. Meeting in Grantown-on-Spey, members agreed with the planning officer's recommendation to approve the application, which will see Braemar Community Council sell electricity generated by the ... (more)
Path Crag [Highland, Scotland]
Strathcarron, ROSS & CROMARTY "Mountain guiding, courses and expeditions in Scotland, Norway, the Alps and Himalayas.
Fresh appeal six months after Russian student disappeared
POLICE have renewed their appeal for information about missing Russian student Yulia Solodyankina on the six-month anniversary of her disappearance.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Daily Record
Thousands still without power as army of engineers battle to overcome arctic storm damage
ENGINEERS battled high winds, road closures and fallen trees as they tried to restore electricity at thousands of households across the country.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ex-Highland councillor admits falsifying expenses
THE youngest councillor ever to be elected in the Highlands has admitted falsifying his expenses in a bid to win a seat on the local authority.
International Business Times
UK Weather Warning: 140mph Winds Cause Travel Chaos Across Scotland
All train lines in Scotland have been closed until further notice as a precaution as winds of over 100mph batter the area.
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Storms cause travel disruption
High winds and rain are causing havoc with transport, with those intending to travel by road, rail and air all affected.
The Daily Record
Lorry driver killed as vehicle overturns and chaos on roads and...
Four other people were injured when the lorry overturned on to a number of cars on the A801 one mile north of Boghead Roundabout, Bathgate, West Lothian, at around 8.10am.
UK weather: Live storm updates as worst coastal surge in DECADES due to swamp Britain
Follow our updates as the Met Office and the Environment Agency warn of gale-force winds and severe flooding in coastal areas Around 20,000 homes are without power as rain and winds gusting up to 114mph batter the north of Scotland.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Inside Track: Faulty lines cause confusion in Highland and Argyll
You hear the odd MSP at it. Others, who should know better, do so too. They have a habit of referring to "Argyll and the Highlands" as though the former is quite distinct from the latter.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Villagers unanimously support plans by Sir Cameron for harbourside renovation
A public meeting has unanimously backed controversial plans by theatre impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh to help revitalise his Highland hideaway.
Report reveals shortage of Highland firefighters
A SHOCK report has revealed a severe shortage of retained firefighters in the Highlands - resulting in a decline in the availability of crews to respond to emergency call-outs.
Highland hospitals hit by nursing home shortages
Much of the blame is due to the number of care homes being awarded reduced quality grades by the Care Inspectorate, leading to temporary suspensions by the health authority.
Windfarm protesters call for end to developments
The Scottish Government has launched a multi-site investigation to be carried out by environment body ClimateXchange, based at Edinburgh University.
Christmas and New Year breaks in Scotland
LOOKING for somewhere to stay in Scotland over the festive period? Check out our guide to a few of the country's most extravagant, economical and eccentric hotels and other accommodation.
A Gurn from Nurn
'Anarchy' without Traffic Wardens?
Back in October we reported on the Gurn that there was doubt about the future of the traffic warden service as provided by Police Scotland.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
More Scotland, please
A collection of postcards shows the beauty and wildness of northwest Scotland. Clockwise from top are postcards of Fingal's Cave on the Island of Staffa; the doors to the Glasgow School of Art; the boat Iolaire of Iona; inside Fingal's Cave; the port of Oban; and, in the center, the falls of River Clyde at New Lanark.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Press and Journal News
Drivers face chaos as lorry overturns
ONE of the north's busiest roads was closed last night after a lorry overturned and shed its load of cylinders near a tourist attraction.